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Kingston Motel East

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1488 Highway 15, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5M6, Canada (Formerly Thriftlodge)
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Ranked #22 of 37 hotels in Kingston
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
38 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is for someone frugal who is in transit over Kingston. Very basic place, seems somewhat run down. But cheap, and OK for night or so. Anyway, Kingston is not a touristy place and most won't usually require to stay longer. Good to carry for food.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Room door lock sticks, room is too dark, toilet plugs, shower doesn't work, couldn't login to wireless, coat rack fell off the wall, heater doesn't work, rear window opening mechanism broken. Didn't try the tv. I should have known something was up when I had to pay for the entire stay in advance. I won't be back.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Well, some of the reviews were negative reviews but I suspect that it comes from folks that expect staff to wipe their butts but I liked the place and thought the motel was clean and cheap. What more do you need?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here on my way through Kingston. It is conveniently located just off the 401 at the highway 15 exit. Nice room with kitchenette and comfortable king bed for $69. Would definitely recommend for a quick stay or if you're in the area for work for a little while. Just download the road from the military base in Kingston.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We arrived Kingston to discover that all hotels in Kingston were fully booked, as we headed onto motorway to find a place to stay we spotted the Motel. The gentleman who owned it was very friendly and accommodated us immediately. Rooms are big, spacious, spotlessly clean and have everything you would need. We were even given advice and help on... More

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Stittsville, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

My booking into a single room with a king sized bed was easily performed while using the Internet. There were no full-time workers in the closed front office so the manager needed to be alerted. He arrived fairly shortly and the sign-in was quick and effortless. I purchased two soft drinks and proceeded to the room. The rear windows opened... More

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Arnprior
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Arrived early, staff was ready for us, room (double bed) was clean, comfortable and the air conditioning was "on" (temp that morning was in 90's). Staff recommended close eating establishments as well as free delivery of chinese food. We opted for the Chinese. It was great!. Summary - Staff were most helpful, outgoing, and pleasant, The room was terrific (cable,... More

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Dublin
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237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

Clean bathroom and comfortable bed. Carpet and furnishings are showing their age and need to be replaced. The kitchenette is ancient. Air-conditioning was loud and totally ineffective. Would not recommend.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We got to Kingston Motel East an hour before the check in and Bob, the manager, had no problem with us going to our room right away. Staff there was extremely friendly and we were surprised with the great furniture in our room and how comfortable our bed was! Everything was extremely clean and organized. The cable service works perfectly... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised with a modern room with the furniture and appliances in good condition. Nothing was old, shabby or smelly, which would be typical of an average motel. The bedding and towels were impeccably clean. We stayed overnight and felt rested and re-energized in the morning. The location is also great - 2 min off the 401.

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Additional Information about Kingston Motel East

Also Known As:
Thriftlodge Kingston
Thrift Lodge Kingston
Kingston Thriftlodge
Kingston Thrift Lodge
Kingston Motel East Ontario
Address: 1488 Highway 15, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5M6, Canada (Formerly Thriftlodge)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Kingston
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 37 hotels in Kingston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kingston Motel East 2*
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