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186 Ricardo Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 , Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. Catharines, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were to be at the Shaw festival at 2 pm for a play so we were glad to get in by 1pm into our room. It is a short walk to the Shaw Festival theatre from this motel so we don't have to pay for parking at the Shaw which is $10 btw. We stayed at this motel before... More

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Oakville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed at this motel for 2 nights. Checking-in was challenging. We arrived at 8pm on a Friday evening and the office was closed. After making 3 phone calls to various numbers that were left for after-hours check-in, someone finally arrived at the motel to give us our room keys. The staff were very pleasant. The rooms are small and... More

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Angola on the Lake, New York, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I'm disappointed in the reviews I have read of this place since my first visit. I was almost swayed by them, but then my husband and I discovered for ourselves and we were pleasantly surprised. This was our second visit and we will return again. The rooms are small, but they are clean, they have a bed, bathroom, shower, what... More

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

we were impressed by the motel. we were in room 21 and had no problem with bugs, smells or wildlife. be prepared for the world's smallest shower but the towels were clean, as were the sheets. didn't use the A/C as the night was cool enough. it's in a great location as it's at the end of town so there... More

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Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

A group of 13 of us stayed here this week for three days. Mattresses new, no bites except mozzies. Staff lovely and accommodating. Walls thin, lots of hot water and clean towels. Good cleaning service. Downstairs rooms a bit dark and smelly, but clean. Upstairs better. Wifi [unlocked] can be caught by laptops from upstairs on the balcony. Tablets and... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The motel built in the 50's backs onto a wooden,brushy area, I think that's where all the bugs come from. Around the air conditioner it is not sealed properly and you can see outside, stuffed Kleenex in holes and ten minutes later a huge ant was sitting on the side of the of air conditioner. Like the reviews before mine,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Just stayed there this past weekend and got bed bugs bites. Gross. The room was okay looking, and it was nice and close to town. but dealing with the bed bugs now since i have returned home will not be fun.

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Jim B, Manager at The Anchorage, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your comments. You may be confident that we take this matter very seriously. We have called in professionals and have been assured that the rooms are insect free and may be used safely. Sincerely, More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Damp smell on arrival but clean room, and first floor better than ground unless you want to have easy access to beer from your RV cos there's no fridge. Ground floor really poor but first better. If you live in a run down council estate then you'll be a tad impressed, if you are working class like me then you... More

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Woke up covered in bedbugs bites. Better stay away from this place evenso it was recommended by the tourist office. The rooms appeared clea. The staff was very nice. Excellent location and great view.

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Motel is basic re:amenities, but well maintained and reasonable for Niagara on the Lake. The advantage of being in walking distance of the Shaw Festival main theatre solves the expensive parking problem.The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Address: 186 Ricardo Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 , Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Niagara-on-the-Lake
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The Anchorage Hotel Niagara-On-The-Lake

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