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The Harbourfront Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   505 Harbour Road, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5R8, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Sarnia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy H Stayner, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stayner, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to meet another couple and stayed the night. Great beds!!!!! Clean rooms. We stayed on smoking side because couple we were with smoked. Smell wasn't even bad. Coming from a non smoker. Staff pleasant and helpful. Morning breakfast was vast and yummy. Would definitely come here again.

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Kitchener, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Sarnia for a Funeral, we checked out the local places to stay for a couple nights. As the Harbourfront still has some rooms in which we could enjoy a cigarette with our morning coffee, as well as good rates and a convenient location, we checked in. I read other TA reviews, here's mine: Water pressure, there was plenty. Room... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever we return to Sarnia for a visit we stay here. Good value; always a positive experience. Staff friendly and accommodating. Close to the river, border, walking trails and parks, yet enough off the beaten path to be relaxing. I did notice, on our last trip there, that I detected a slight odor of cigarette smoke in our "smoke-free" room... More 

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your most recent stay. Our location is definitely a unique aspect of the hotel and it is always nice to hear from guests who have enjoyed it over the years. We regret that on this visit, you detected a slight smoke odor in your room. Repeat business, such as yours, is invaluable. Please... More 

London, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We were in Sarnia working for a couple of days, so we stayed here last night. Very clean, and impressive. Nothing fancy, but it was nice. The bed was comfortable, the water was nice and hot, and it was quiet( I'm sure it not a busy time of year for them) I've stayed in lots of places, and the ranks... More 

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a review of our property. Your positive feedback in regards to many of the features of our hotel is sincerely appreciated. Please accept our apology for your exterior door situation. The onset of the cold weather can sometimes cause the sills to heave. We do hope that you will continue to utilize the Harbourfront Inn while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay here. The staff were very friend and helpful; the hotel was quiet and clean. We had a very nice view of the water from our spacious room. We would definitely choose to stay here again.

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your favourable review. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your room and sincerely appreciate your mention of our attentive staff, as well. Your comfort and satisfaction are our priority. By the way, we all agree with you, the water view from the 2nd floor is nicer! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Harrow, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Spent two nights at this hotel and had no issues. It is an older property but well maintained, the room and lobby area was clean, everything worked in the room and the staff was friendly. The buffet breakfast was basic (coffee, tea, juice, fruit, bagels, yogurt, cereal) but was more than enough for me.I stayed on the second floor and... More 

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Harbourfront Inn. Being an independant property, it is very important to us that we provide and maintain a quality product. It pleases us that you were satisfied with what we have to offer and your recommendation of our property, to others, is invaluable. Thank you again! More 

Renfrew, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
69 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This inn with both inside & outside doors is located on the St. Clair river. A basic continental breakfast is provided as are small fridges, flat screen TV, clean room with comfortable beds. Towels are soft but WiFi was moderate. Two restaurants are located next door. All in all a decent place to stay.

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

So nice to read your comments in regards to your stay with us. We are very pleased that you found everything to your liking and appreciate your taking the time to let us know. We hope that you will come see us again soon. More 

Kelowna BC Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
37 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed at the Harbourfront for 6 days again in September, and everything was as good as ever. Staff had reserved our favorite room 156 at the back close to the water. It was quiet, clean and well-maintained, as usual. Breakfast offered good choices, including bananas, yogurt, muffins, bagels, and was clean and bright.Staff are friendly and accommodating... we like... More 

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Harbourfront Inn as your "home away from home". It appears that while we checked all the boxes, your wireless experience was somewhat frustrating. Our apologies. We will certainly investigate this issue so that we can make your future stays even better. More 

Stittsville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The hotel offers basic clean rooms at a good price, (specially for seniors if you book through the hotel web site). The breakfast offered is very simple, coffee, juice, muffins, cold, cereal, toast and bagels etc. but you are not being overcharged for rubber eggs either. TV reception was not the best but it satisfied our needs.

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to hear from our Senior guests. You are such an integral part of our business and we sincerely appreciate your patronage. Since you were here, the TV reception issue has been addressed and greatly improved. Please come visit us again soon and let us know what you think! More 

Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

In Sarnia for a great family reunion, this hotel was a great escape from the wonderful chaos & noise of over 50 family & friends, of several generations, ours being the oldest. It proved to be a wonderful retreat for some quiet walks along the harbour before bed. Bedtime was most comfortable, large room, with walkout to the water &... More 

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Dear Heather K, Busy times with family and friends, while cherished, can be a bit overwhelming. Our waterfront location does make for a pleasant escape and it is clear, by your comments, that you found it to be just that. The perfect way to balance the joy of family and the need to relax quietly. Thank you for sharing your... More 

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Address: 505 Harbour Road, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5R8, Canada
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Location: Canada > Ontario > Sarnia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Harbourfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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