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The Champlain Waterfront Hotel an Ascend Hotel Collection

6.2 | Fair | #10 out of 13 hotels in Orillia
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Updated downtown Orillia hotel with restaurant and free: hot breakfast & parking

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, coffee station in lobby, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, with beautiful décor and comfy beds
  • Location was well liked for being an easy walk to the waterfront, restaurants and shops
  • Staff were gracious and accommodating
  • Wi-Fi was rated good
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Some guests found their rooms small
  • Parking was limited according to a few guests
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Oct 12, 2017
Overview
This hotel is located in downtown Orillia near restaurants, shops and the waterfront with the Port of Orillia only a 4-minute walk away.

The hotel has 53 smoke-free rooms and 3 floors with no elevator.

All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen TV with cable, a Keurig coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk with ergonomic chair, USB charging ports, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and climate control.

Some rooms include an electric fireplace. An accessible room is available.

Rooms are furnished with 2 double beds, 1 queen bed or 1 king bed.

Free parking is available on site.

Shuttle service is available to Casino Rama for concert nights (14-minute drive) for $11 a round trip, per person.

Pets are welcome (1 per room) for $10 per pet, per night.

A free hot beverage station is available in the lobby.

A free hot breakfast is available weekdays from 6 am to 10 am, and weekends from 7 am to 11 am.

Restaurant on site: Finn MacCool’s serves lunch and dinner with seasonal patio. No room service is offered.

Off-site restaurants:
Studabakers, Kenzington Burger Bar, Tor’s Fish & Chips, The Brownstone Pub and Viet & Thai are all within a 3-minute walk.

Hotel amenities include copy and fax service, a small convenience store, a guest laundry, a 24-hour front desk, ice machine, currency exchange, and free weekday newspapers.

What’s nearby? Orillia Museum of Art and History is 5 minutes away on foot. Orillia Boat Cruises can be accessed in 3 minutes on foot. Couchiching Beach Park is about a 10-minute walk. Leacock Museum is a 5-minute drive. Orillia Square Mall and Hawk Ridge Golf & Country Club are both an 8-minute drive.

Getting around: Hwy 11 is a 5-minute drive. Muskoka Airport (YQA) is a 32-minute drive. (All travel times: Google Maps)

Confirmed by hotel Oct 11, 2017: pet fee, breakfast times, shuttle details

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The Good
Recent guests enjoyed the newly renovated hotel.

Rooms were clean with fresh new décor, modern bathrooms and comfy beds.

The location was convenient and right downtown by the waterfront boardwalk with easy access to shops, restaurants and the waterfront.

Staff were gracious and accommodating.

Guests appreciated good value and reasonable rates at this hotel.

Guests also liked: big fluffy towels, nice showers, cool-looking bathroom mirror and having USB chargers in the rooms.
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The Bad
Some guests offered negative feedback.

Recent room complaints were: room was small with not much storage or drawers.

Noise transferred from: people in the area leaving bars and music from nightclub next door.

Other comments found were: no elevator, ice machine should be on ground floor, parking is a little tight for space and needs to be better defined by signage.

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Show Sources
Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8 out of 10 from 28 reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca guest reviews ranked the hotel #10 out of 14 Orillia hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 from 9 reviews.



Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
6.2 / out of 10
"Fair"
Ranked by Guests
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10 / out of 13
hotels in Orillia

The average guest rating for The Champlain Waterfront Hotel an Ascend Hotel Collection is 6.2 out of 10 based on 792 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks The Champlain Waterfront Hotel an Ascend Hotel Collection at #10 out of 13 hotels in Orillia.

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2 Front Street North, Orillia, ON