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Parkview Motel

6.2 | Fair | #10 out of 10 hotels in Guelph

Just off Highway 6, good rates, helpful staff, mixed room reviews

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to downtown and shopping
  • Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's affordable rates
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • A few guests reported noisy heaters and worn rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Mar 21, 2014
Located about a 10-minute drive from Guelph's city centre and a 1-minute drive from Highway 6, Parkview Motel is geared towards travellers who prefer an economical hotel with free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, a seating area and a bathroom with a hair dryer. Microwaves and mini-fridges are available upon request, as are smoking and non-smoking rooms.

The hotel also offers free parking. Pets are permitted upon request (please contact the hotel for details). The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Guelph's VIA Rail Station and Old Quebec Street Mall are both roughly a 6-minute drive away, while the University of Guelph can be found 10 minutes away by car. Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) is about a 23-minute drive drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's location, rates, staff and rooms.

Many guests found the hotel's location to be convenient. They described it as easily accessible, as well as close to downtown Guelph, shopping, restaurants, parks and Tim Hortons.

The hotel's rates were praised by numerous travellers, who found them to be excellent, low, cheap and affordable.

Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, accommodating and helpful.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several lodgers. They described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with comfortable beds and linens. There were a few complaints about the hotel's lodgings, however (see below).
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some complaints about the rooms.

Although several lodgers were satisfied with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported worn fixtures and decor, small TVs, no in-room coffeemakers and a few cleaning issues. Noisy in-room heaters and a bit of noise from guests in adjacent rooms were also reported.
Show Sources
Sources guest reviews rated the hotel 7.1 out of 10 from 29 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #11 of 13 Guelph hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 13, 2014 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.
Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
6.2 / out of 10
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10 / out of 10
hotels in Guelph

The average guest rating for Parkview Motel is 6.2 out of 10 based on 36 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Parkview Motel at #10 out of 10 hotels in Guelph.

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721 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON