Located about a 6-minute drive from downtown Rimouski and the University of Quebec, the Comfort Inn Rimouski may appeal to those travelling by car who require a hotel with easy highway access in central Rimouski.
This non-smoking hotel has 79 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Queen rooms with sofabeds are also offered, and mini-fridges and microwaves are available upon request. The hotel offers a business centre, free parking, and a free continental breakfast. Pets are permitted for an additional $25 per pet per night, and the hotel does not offer accessible rooms.
Restaurants nearby include Restaurant La Cote Ouest Steak House (across the street) and McDonalds (roughly a 7-minute walk east of the hotel. Shopping is available at Carrefour Rimouski Mall, which can be found 5 minutes away by car.
Tennis de Rimouski can be found approximately 5 minutes east by car, while Golf de Saules is a 5-minute drive southwest of the Comfort Inn Rimouski. Reford Gardens is about a 35-minute drive northeast and Rimouski Airport (YXK) is an 8-minute drive northeastward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking, pets permitted for $25/pet per day (Call date: Feb. 1, 2013).
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as easy to find, close to the downtown area, many restaurants, a grocery store, and highway access.
Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received at this hotel. They characterized the staff as kind, professional and efficient. One lodger remarked the staff was, "courteous and always ready to meet our immediate needs".
The hotel's rooms were a source of several compliments by reviewers. They were described as quiet and clean, with comfortable beds and equipped with information about Rimouski attractions and restaurants. It should be noted however, that although most reviewers were pleased with their rooms, some found the rooms to be small.
While many of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints among them, which included the air conditioning and heating units, cigarette odours, and the free breakfast.
Some guests reported problems with the in-room air conditioning units. They were described as noisy and running all night long, which disrupted the guests' sleep.
Although the hotel is now a smoke-free property, some reviewers complained of cigarette odours in their rooms. One guest mentioned the smell was made worse by the air conditioning unit circulating the air.
The hotel's included breakfast was a source of disappointment for some guests. These patrons reported a lack of selection, as well as a long line-up and a small breakfast room. It was mentioned by a few guests that they had to take their food back to their rooms because of small amount of seating provided.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #6 out of 11 Rimouski hotels from 34 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.8 out of 10 from 24 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.0 out of 5 from 24 reviews.
The author called the hotel on February 1, 2013 to confirm some information.