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Quality Inn Owen Sound

6.2 | Fair | #6 out of 6 hotels in Owen Sound

Budget-friendly, indoor pool and hot tub, on-site restaurant, nice staff

  • Free Wi-Fi throughout and free parking
  • Guests highly appreciated the staff of this hotel
  • Many guests appreciated the on-site pool and hot tub
  • Several reviewers said their rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • Good central location and easy to find, according to guests
  • Many guests described their in-room decor and furnishings as dated
  • A few reviewers complained that this hotel did not have an elevator
  • A few guests noted cleanliness inconsistencies
  • Mixed reviews given by guests about the comfort of the beds
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Dec 15, 2012
This hotel is situated on a major thoroughfare near a residential area, south-east of the waterfront and across the street from the County of Grey-Owen Sound Museum. At a lower price point, this hotel is well suited for guests looking for budget accommodations with an indoor pool and on-site restaurant.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available and all 78 rooms include free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a safe, an iron and ironing board, a TV and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a mini-fridge, a microwave and a sofabed. Rooms are furnished with two double beds, two queen beds or one king bed. This hotel offers a two-room suite, furnished with one king bed,a flat screen TV, a kitchenette (with mini-fridge and microwave) a jetted tub, a fireplace, a sitting area and a work desk.

This hotel has two floors and no elevator.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $20 per night (maximum of one pet per room).

The on-site restaurant and lounge, Kincaids, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service is also available.

Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, a saltwater indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a business centre, meeting and conference space, an ATM, free newspapers in lobby, ice and vending machines.

Heritage Place (shopping mall) is 4 minutes away by car. Harrison Park (and waterfalls) is 5 minutes away by car, while Inglis Falls Conservation area is a 6-minute drive away. The Pottawatomi Conservation Area is a 9-minute drive away. Kelso Beach and the West Side Boat Launch are about a 7-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
Although comments in recent online reviews were somewhat mixed for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis, many guests had pleasant and satisfactory stays at this hotel. 

The staff were highly appreciated for their friendly and accommodating service. Guests used words like "fantastic"  "extremely helpful" and "really nice staff" in order to convey their sentiments about the staff at this Days Inn. One guest mentioned that he was a repeat customer of this hotel partially due to the "great service" he received here.

The indoor pool and hot tub were also very well reviewed by guests with many guests conveying their enjoyment of the facilities. One person said they were "well monitored".

Several guests said their rooms were comfortable and quiet. While many guests described their rooms as clean, a few guests mentioned cleanliness inconsistencies (see below for more details).

Guests said the hotel was centrally located and easy to find from the highway. One reviewer said there was ample parking in the hotel lot.

Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant: one guest said that the food was "basic but very tasty", and yet another said "great food at a reasonable price".

Several guests said this was a good budget hotel, adequate for a good night's sleep, and they would stay again. 
The Bad
Of those guests who gave this hotel poorer ratings, in the reviews sourced, most were disappointed over the age of this property and the need for updates in "decor and bedding" as one guest put it. 

A few guests complained that this hotel did not have an elevator and some were disappointed to have rooms on the second floor.

A couple of guests complained about a lack of water pressure in their showers.

A few guests said their rooms were not well cleaned, and one guest said there was dirt in the corners and under some of the furniture in her room.

A couple of guests complained about long waits at the restaurant.

Guests gave mixed reviews concerning the comfort of their beds: some said they were comfortable and almost as many said they were uncomfortable.
Show Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2.9 out of 5, with 50% of 16 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #4 out of 9 properties in Owen Sound, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 80 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.4 out of 10, based on 6 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
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Ranked by Guests
6 / out of 6
hotels in Owen Sound

The average guest rating for Quality Inn Owen Sound is 6.2 out of 10 based on 844 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Quality Inn Owen Sound at #6 out of 6 hotels in Owen Sound.

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Map Marker Quality Inn Owen Sound
950 6th St East, Owen Sound, ON