Located on the Trans-Canada Highway and a 3-minute drive from Mont Laurier's city centre, the Best Western Plus Mont Laurier is geared towards travellers passing through or visiting the area who require an economical hotel with highway access, an indoor pool and a free breakfast.
This non-smoking hotel has 39 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two queen beds, while some rooms have a sitting area with a sofabed, a jetted tub, a desk, a bathrobe for each guest and a DVD player. Most rooms have balconies.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a business centre, a small fitness room, three meeting rooms, a cocktail lounge, bike rental, massage services, concierge, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Staff are bilingual. Accessible rooms are available upon request and this hotel has accessible elevators. Pets are permitted for an additional $20 per pet per stay.
Rôtisserie St-Hubert is a 5-minute walk west of the hotel, while Cinema Laurier is a 4-minute drive away. Shopping can be found a 10-minute walk away at La Plaza Paquette, and the Jacques Lesage Arena is roughly a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Mont Tremblant Airport (YTM) is about an hour's drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $20/pet per stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call date: March 28, 2013)
The majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff and location.
Many guests praised the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, spacious and up-to-date, with comfortable beds.
The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as helpful, attentive and friendly, providing excellent service.
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be close to restaurants, bike paths and downtown Mont Laurier.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the breakfast room.
A few reviewers complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported loud traffic noise from the highway in front-facing rooms, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and rooms overhead. One guest recommended booking a room at the back of the hotel to avoid the highway noise.
The hotel's breakfast room was a disappointment to a few lodgers. They found it too small with not enough seating, and one guest reported not being able to sit down when the area was occupied by a children's sports team.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 out of 5 Mont Laurier hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 20 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.6 out of 10 from 17 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 from 16 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 28, 2013 to verify some information.