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Keefer Mansion Inn

8.0 | Very Good | #2 out of 3 hotels in Thorold

Comfortable, beautifully furnished rooms with friendly and accommodating staff, say guests

  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Some guests liked the hotel's proximity to the city center and thought it was convenient for exploring the area by car
  • According to many guests, the on-site restaurant had good food and service
  • Several reviewers described the staff as friendly and the service as accommodating
  • The hotel was described as charming and several guests considered it a good venue for special events
  • Many guests described the rooms as well furnished, comfortable and beautifully decorated
  • Some guests thought the restaurant was overpriced
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Mar 27, 2013
This hotel offers on-site dining, an outdoor patio and on-site wedding chapel, making it a good choice for those looking for a special event venue. With Niagara Falls a 17-minute drive north, this hotel would also be a good choice for leisure travellers who want to explore the area by car.

Each room comes with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a clock radio, one queen bed and individual climate control. Rollaway beds, iPod docking stations and an iron and ironing board can be requested at no extra charge. Rooms are furnished and decorated with Victorian reproduction antiques.

It should be noted that the hotel is currently temporarily closed for renovations (March 25, 2013 - April 27, 2013).

Free parking is available on site. Pets are not permitted to stay at this hotel.

Other hotel amenities include an on-site dining room, open Thursday to Sunday, lunch and dinner only, a cocktail lounge, an outdoor patio, an on-site wedding chapel, meeting space, babysitting services and bike and ebike rentals.

The Welland Canal is a 14-minute drive north while Skylon Tower is 20 minutes north by car. Shopping is available at the Pen Centre, an 8-minute drive north. McMillan Park is 7 minutes away on foot or a 3-minute drive north. (All walking and driving estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with the front desk on March 20, 2013: renovation close dates, free Wi-Fi, free parking and pet policy.
The Good
The vast majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were positive with guests giving praise to the rooms, the restaurant, the staff, the hotel amenities and the location.

Many guests were pleased with the room cleanliness and thought the decor was beautiful. Several guests felt the rooms were well-furnished and comfortable.

The restaurant received praise from many guests. They thought the food was good as well as the service. They described the wait staff as knowledgeable and felt the restaurant was a good value. However, there were a few reviewers who reported negative experiences (see below).

According to several guests, the staff were friendly and accommodating.

The hotel was charming, according to several reviewers. They felt the hotel was a good choice for special events such as corporate parties and weddings.

Some guests liked the hotel's location and thought it was conveniently located for travellers interested in Niagara Falls and for those exploring the area by car.
The Bad
As mentioned above, the majority of reviews were positive and guests were generally impressed with the facility. There were very few negative reviews and negative comments seemed to be about isolated incidents.

However, there were some guests who were not happy with the restaurant and felt the prices were too high for the quality of food served. They also felt the menu was uninspired and mundane.
Show Sources
Sources ranked this hotel as #1 out of 4 B&Bs and Inns in Thorold based on 56 reviews.

The author called the hotel to verify some information on March 20, 2013.
Editor's Analysis by Jennee R.
Analyzed by Jennee R.
Jennee loves to travel and loves to live vicariously through others to help them find the right place to rest their heads while away from home.
Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
8.0 / out of 10
"Very Good"
Ranked by Guests
2 / out of 3
hotels in Thorold

The average guest rating for Keefer Mansion Inn is 8.0 out of 10 based on 112 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Keefer Mansion Inn at #2 out of 3 hotels in Thorold.

Map Marker Keefer Mansion Inn
14 St. Davids St. West, Thorold, ON