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Hometel on Signal Hill

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   10 St. Joseph's Lane, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 5V1, Canada
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Ranked #14 of 23 St. John's B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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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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St. John's, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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St. John's, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This was a great place to stay location wise, but it offered nothing special. The biggest downside was the vacinity of the rooms. It is like a big house and you are renting a room. If you are looking for a hotel room, I must steer you in another direction. Echoing what others have wrote, there is no noise reduction... More

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is the best spot in the city. Easy walk to downtown and up to Signal Hill. I've been coming here for 6 years now and the place is definitely starting to get worn. Breakfast is pretty standard and parking is all right IF you can get a spot in front. Staff is a little unfriendly and acts irritated sometimes... More

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Sherwood Park, Alberta
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

After reading Kyo S's review, I hope it wasn't us in the room upstairs!!!! As others have echoed, the biggest issue with these townhouses is noise. There is no way that these buildings started out as hotel units, and therefore there is zero insulation in any of the walls or doors. One is able to hear every word of a... More

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Toronto
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
338 helpful votes 338 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Location was good, the bed was quite firm and the room very clean. Seemed like a great setup until... the people staying upstairs moved in. Now in their defense, it had nothing to do with them purposefully being loud and inconsiderate. The problems stemmed from: 1. there is no door that separates the upstairs from the downstairs hallway, the stairway... More

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Ottawa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Stayed one night on the second floor of one unit; bright and clean; flat-screen, fridge and coffee maker; no bath, but spacious shower. Judging from my unit, the hotel is a re-furb of townhouses. On my floor was a kitchen and dining area (not in use) and my bedroom, which would have been a den/dining area. Only interior doors with... More

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The room was incredibly noisy. We had 2 nights here after being up for 28 hours on our journey there, and again after we spent 3 nights in Bonavista before flying out. We barely got any sleep and the air conditioning units in the room window made it feel like the people laughing and talking loudly on the balcony nearby... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Originally from St. John's and stayed for 2 nights in June 2013 with a dear group of friends from home for a mini high school and university reunion. We hadn't seen each other in decades and this was an ideal spot for our base to visit our old haunts at home. We were able to rent 2 townhouses with all... More

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Address: 10 St. Joseph's Lane, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 5V1, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hometel on Signal Hill 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Nestled safely downtown on historic Signal Hill - Newfoundland's # 1 Tourist attraction. Steps to Cathedrals, Theatres, Museums, Fine Restaurants, Shopping and St.John's Harbour. Flexible check-ins, luxurious bathrooms with extensive lighting, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, soaker tubs, hi-speed internet, computers and faxes, luxurious linens, scrumptious breakfast, free long distance. free local calls, free parking, air conditioning, ultimate cable 62 channels, in-room mini fridge, free daily local and national newspapers. Unbeatable off season rates! ... more   less 
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