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St. Lawrence River waterfront location, some concerns noted about room rates

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Located on the St. Lawrence River waterfront
  • Some guests complimented the friendly and pleasant staff
  • The hotel's accommodations were praised by some reviewers for their cleanliness and size
Cons
  • Some lodgers complained about worn decor and bathrooms in need of renovation
  • The hotel's prices were found to be too high by a few guests
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 26, 2013
Overview
Located on Highway 138 next to the St. Lawrence River, the Motel Villa D'Autray is popular with business and vacation  travellers who prefer a boutique-style hotel with easy highway access and an on-site restaurant.

This hotel has 20 guest rooms, each offering two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffee/tea maker, a mini-fridge, a desk and a hair dryer. Rooms with a jetted tub are also available. 

The hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre, free parking and on-site dining at Restaurant de la Villa D'Autray, which serves dinner daily. Pets are permitted at the hotel's discretion upon booking. The hotel does not offer wheelchair-accessible rooms.

Lanoraie's city centre and Carone Wines are both about a 6-minute drive south of the hotel, while Berthier Golf Club is roughly a 2-minute drive north. Gilles Villeneuve Museum can be found 7 minutes northward by car, and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is roughly a 1-hour drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted (at hotel's discretion upon booking), not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 26, 2013).

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The Good
It should be noted that not many reviews were available at the time this editorial was written. Guest reviews used for this analysis showed a common positive response to the hotel's staff and rooms.

Some reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as pleasant, warm and friendly.

The hotel's accommodations were complimented by some guests, who described their rooms as spacious, clean, comfortable and quiet. It should be noted however, that about an equal number of guests complained about their rooms (see below).
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The Bad
Negative reviews found for this analysis mentioned the hotel's rooms and value. However, as mentioned above, not many reviews were available for this editorial at the time of writing.

While some guests found their rooms to be clean, spacious and quiet, some other reviewers were unsatisfied with their accommodations. They reported worn carpet, an old refrigerator and a bathroom that was in need of renovations. Poor Wi-Fi was also reported in one room.

A few lodgers were disappointed with the hotel's value, finding the prices to be too high.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6 out of 10 from 12 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 out of 5 Sorel hotels from 1 review.

The author called the hotel on March 26, 2013 to verify some information.
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.
Map Marker Motel Villa D'Autray
671 Grande-Cote East, Lanoraie, QC