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BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn

2.5 of 5 35 Hart Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 5M3, Canada
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  • Location
    4 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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Toronto, ON Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I should start by saying we stayed at this hotel only for one night as attending a wedding in Barrie. The hotel was clean and neat When we checked in the person at the desk noticed that we are on a floor with a kids hockey team and immediately moved us to a quieter floor - which was so nice.... More

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Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a wedding this past weekend. Rooms were as expected, nothing fancy and not brand new by any stretch. The bathroom was mouldy and the shower head sprayed in every direction but down towards your head. Room ventilation wasn't good and smelled. The breakfast was decent, customer service was good and the rooms were fairly sound proof (we... More

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192 reviews 192 reviews
37 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, to start...check in was a breeze with no issues. Got to the room and at first glance looked nice. Once in room, noticed mold in bathroom that was pretty obvious and even looked to be old mold that was painted over. The grout was chipped and cracked on the floor and some half effort attempts at patch jobs to... More

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Picton, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed here for one night and it was very good. Helpful staff, clean and comfortable room. Liked the coffee in the restaurant in the morning...it was very good. We didn't have time for breakfast. This was a very nice place and would come back again.

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful comments. It is rewarding when guests let us know they found our staff to be helpful and our rooms clean and comfortable. Our coffee is a favourite with many of our guests and we hope next time you visit us there will be time to enjoy our complimentary hot breakfast! More

Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Mother Parker's coffee in the room was delicious. Maybe it's the water in Barrie but then the Folgers coffee in the breakfast room was not as good. Our room was very quiet and comfortable especially as it is so close to Hwy 400. The breakfast included fresh baked cookies! Yum! The free WiFi was great too as well as... More

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us! We are happy to know you had a quiet and comfortable stay at our hotel. Our cookies are baked fresh everyday and we are glad you enjoyed the in room coffee! We appreciate all of your feedback and hope you will visit us again! More

Chatham
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hotel seemed great from the outside. We were able to pull up to our room's balcony which was great. The bathroom was disgusting with mould (see pic) you could see where they tried to touch it up with paint but it was showing through. I didn't even want to take my shoes off in the room it was that... More

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Your feedback is important to us! We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your overall experience at our property and we appreciate all of your input. We have shared your comments with our staff and will be addressing your concerns. More

Oakville, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I stayed here for two nights while I was in town for business. It's a great location right by the highway. The rooms are great, newly renovated, comfortable bed and sitting area. Hot breakfast was adequate. The only negative about the hotel was the bathroom, it looked out of place in the newly renovated room. The paint was peeling off... More

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property as your input is important to us. The Best Western Royal Oak Inn does have a great central location in Barrie with easy access to Highway 400. We are glad you enjoyed your guestroom and found our beds comfortable! We will be making updates to our bathrooms in the near... More

Bancroft, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Room was clean and spacious, with outdoor access for easy loading and unloading of car. Checking in and out went smoothly. Full bacon, egg, waffle, juice, bagel, yogurt, fruit, cereal breakfast was included. Easy access to highway 400. Dining in area is available. Good value. We would return.

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Your feedback is important to us and we appreciate your wonderful comments! Many guests like the spacious rooms and agree the access with the patio doors on the ground floor are a great bonus! We are glad you enjoyed our free hot breakfast. We look forward to your next visit! More

Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is an older hotel, which we didn't really know, and next time we will definately pick something newer..and cleaner! The first room they put us in had mould on the ceiling in the bathroom. I quickly said something and asked for another room. The next room was better, but also had mould in the corner of the tub. By... More

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Your feedback is important to us! We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your recent visit to our hotel. We will ensure maintenance and housekeeping investigate your concerns as this is not something typical with our property. Many of our guests also enjoy our Executive Section of the property which was completed just over 4 years ago and... More

Fredericton NB
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed here because we trust the Best Western name and because of a recommendation from our son who stayed here last year. The check-in was fast, the staff were friendly and helpful and the room was clean and smelled that way. I don't like walking into a motel room that reeks of Febreeze or some other highly perfumed cleaning... More

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Anil1964, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your loyalty to Best Western! It is a wonderful compliment when we are recommended by one of our guests! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and many guests enjoy the choice of both soft and firm pillows on each of our beds! We will be sure to share your wonderful comments about our Front... More

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Address: 35 Hart Drive, Barrie, Ontario L4N 5M3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Barrie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Royal Oak Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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