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Mystic Isle Motel

8.0 | Very Good | #1 out of 1 hotels in Wawa

Along Trans-Canada Hwy, great staff, clean/well-equipped rooms, no air conditioning

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well equipped
  • Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's peaceful locale and proximity to the highway
  • A few guests reported no air conditioning and poor Wi-Fi signals
  • The hotel was a little difficult to find and far from town according to a few lodgers
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Jan 22, 2014
Located along the Trans-Canada Highway and about an 8-minute drive from Wawa's city centre, Mystic Isle Motel is geared towards road travellers who require a hotel with free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, an android tablet, a desk and a hair dryer. The hotel does not have wheelchair-accessible rooms.

The hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, BBQ facilities, a DVD library and free parking. The hotel is accessible by snowmobile in the winter and pets are permitted for an additional $10 per pet, per night.

Buck's Marina is about a 5-minute drive away, while Michipicoten Golf Club can be found 7 minutes way by car. Michipicoten Post Provincial Park and Lake Superior are roughly a 4-minute drive from the hotel and Wawa Airport (YXZ) is a 10-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $10/pet/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: January 14, 2014)

The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms, rates and location.

The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by travellers. They were characterized as friendly, accommodating, efficient and responsive.

Many lodgers praised their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, quiet, well equipped and tastefully furnished, with comfortable beds. A few guests complained about their lodgings, however (see below).

The hotel's rates were enjoyed by several reviewers, who found them reasonable, fair and affordable.

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's location and described it as peaceful and close to a restaurant, highway access and Lake Superior. A few lodgers had complaints about the hotel's location, however (see below).
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms and location.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests criticized their accommodations. They reported no air conditioning, spotty or slow Wi-Fi, dated decor and old TVs.

While several guests enjoyed the hotel's peaceful locale and proximity to highway access, a few lodgers voiced complaints about its location. They reported the hotel being difficult to find from the road due to a lack of signage and the address not showing up on GPS and a few guests found the hotel too far from town.
Show Sources
Sources guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 of 12 Wawa hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 87 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 8.3 out of 10 from 79 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 96% recommendation rate from 68 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 14, 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
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hotels in Wawa

The average guest rating for Mystic Isle Motel is 8.0 out of 10 based on 701 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Mystic Isle Motel at #1 out of 1 hotels in Wawa.

Map Marker Mystic Isle Motel
153 Hwy 17 South P.O.Box 1490, Wawa, ON