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Best Western Universel Hotel Drummondville

8.1 | Very Good

Well-liked and comfy Drummondville hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and free pet stays

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free pet stays
  • Several reviewers were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms
  • Many lodgers praised the hotel's location
  • The staff and customer service were complimented by several guests
Cons
  • Some reviewers complained of noise transfer
  • A couple guests were disappointed there was no fitness room
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 23, 2014
Overview
Located midway between Montreal and Quebec and under a minute from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp, the Best Western Universal Hotel Drummondville may appeal to car travellers who require a hotel with an on-site restaurant and an indoor pool.

This hotel has 116 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which offer cable TV, free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer one king or two double beds, while suites offer a mini-fridge and a living area with a sofabed.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre, and several meeting and conference rooms. Parking is free and pets stay free. This hotel is wheelchair accessible.


On-site dining is available at La Verriere Restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Other restaurants  close by include Scores Rotisserie and Boston Pizza (both located within a 2 minute walk). Shopping is available at Promenades Drummondville (roughly a 6-minute walk southeast of the hotel) and downtown Drummondville (a 6-minute drive eastward). Trois-Rivieres Airport (YRQ) is about a 55-minute drive northward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on December 18, 2012: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay free, wheelchair accessible.
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with praise going to the hotel's rooms, location, and staff.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well-equipped, with comfortable beds and linens, and a strong Wi-Fi connection.

The hotel's location was praised by several lodgers. These reviewers found it close to Highway 20, a short drive to many restaurants and shops, and in close proximity to a gas station.

Many guests were complimentary of the hotel's staff, characterizing them as friendly, pleasant and attentive. It was also mentioned they were bilingual, and "easily assisted or answered questions".
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The Bad
While many of the reviews consulted for this analysis were very positive, there were a common complaints among them which included noise transfer and lack of fitness room.

Some guests were disturbed by noise transfer during their stay. They complained of noise from the pool area because of people allegedly using the pool after its closing time, noise transfer from the parking lot, and guests being loud in the hallway during a wedding at the hotel.

A few reviewers were disappointed there was no fitness room at the hotel, and felt their stay would have been improved had their been one.
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TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 out of 7 Drummonville hotels from 54 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.9 out of 10 from 42 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 88% recommendation rate from 24 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent on December 18, 2012: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay free, wheelchair accessible.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
8.1
Very Good

Rated 8.1/10 based on 256 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 5 hotels in Drummondville


10 out of 10 | Percy stayed May 27, 2011

"the best of beds, very clean rooms. you get your moneys worth and more. located is very good. no noise from highways"

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Map Marker Best Western Universel Hotel Drummondville
915 Rue Hains, Drummondville, QC