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Hometel on Signal Hill

10 St. Joseph's Lane, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 5V1, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed in Homtel a couple of years ago and found the service very good. We went back over the Christmas period. Using the three bedrooms in the one property we had use of the kitchen,dining room and living room. This enabled us to cook a traditional Christmas lunch. The staff were very helpful in providing any utensils that weren't... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've stayed here on business several times and I always enjoy coming back. It's a nice change from your classic hotel - feels a little more like home. The rooms are a little small and I've stayed in comforter beds but by no means uncomfortable. Everything was quiet and I like that there is an area to cook if you... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We flew to St. John's, stayed right downtown in a character home B+B (so-so experience) and then camped across the province for 8 days. Back in St. John's for two nights after 3,000 km of driving, we chose Hometel mainly because of price, to be honest (St. johns hotels are expensive!). We had medium expectations but were blown away at... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Based on the room description I've made reservation for the top floor. However when I got there in the middle of the night, I found myself in the 1st floor dungeon. Since they were completely booked they could not give me another room. The bed of dungeon is right underneath the stairwell for the guest on the 2nd and 3rd... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed there with another couple. Their room was very nice and looked out over the street. Our room was a lower level that was more like a dungeon - couldn't open the curtains - they looked out under some stairs to a neighbor just a few feet away. There is no way the two rooms should cost the same. You... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Good location, walking distance to all downtown, but then so is every other hotel in town. Room 2001. Noisy, dirty, mold around shower and bath, poorly maintained, towel racks and door hook in bathroom missing, daily cleaning inconsistent with some garbage pails emptied others not. Coffee maker not emptied, towel sets not replaced completely, no face cloths day 2 no... More 

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Newfoundland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I have stayed at Hometel numerous times since it's opening. The entire concept is a bit different as it is not a hotel but a row townhouse/brownstone in which you rent a room with an ensuite but share the use of a kitchen and living room with anyone else who may be renting the second and/or third room in the... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Beware this is a wooden structure townhouse!!! You will hear everything during the night. People coming and going at 1:00 am, 3:00 am, 5:00 am and 7:30 am when breakfast is available. Sleep was impossible. Spent the night sweltering in humidity. We inquired why the remote for the air conditioning was missing. The response was, they hide the remotes behind... More 

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Ottawa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I think the building was intended to be townhouses; not a hotel. That can be problematic, I suppose. Several reviewers mentioned noise as a problem; that, didn't deter me because I am a sound sleeper. Yes, I could hear the clomping of people going up and down stairs and in the rooms above me; but, that was like maybe 3... More 

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Rocky Harbour, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We got a great room (clean, well appointed) at a really reasonable (off-season) price in a convenient downtown location. The staff is great and the breakfast (with the room) was one of the better continental breakfasts (it had protein in the form of boiled eggs, a selection of yoghurts and cereals along with the usual). Further, the staff didn't mind... More 

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