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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 14 Hotels in Sarnia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
cleoder Renfrew, 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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Renfrew, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
70 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Kelowna BC Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Stittsville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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

Granton
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We found the location is nice and quiet and close to everything. The room was clean and affordable. Rooms are a good size and we had a view of the waterfront , we had a nice walk along it in the morning. The staff were very friendly and very helpfull. Would stay here again for sure. I think people need... More

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

Dear Bonny L., Thank you for posting your review. It pleases us to know that you enjoyed all aspects of what we offer. Affordable spacious rooms, great staff and a unique location. Walking in the area that surrounds the hotel is a pleasureable experience and such a nice way to begin the day. We look forward to you spending some... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed here because of decent reviews and the fact that it was near the water. On pulling up in front I was not impressed at the overall look of the place, but it was typical of an older hotel, so I thought " It will probably be ok". Hmmm.. The girl at the registration desk was bright and friendly... More

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

Thank you for your feedback in regards to your recent stay. Please accept our apology for the faulty shower/tub. Our maintenance department will investigate this thoroughly, as the majority of guests comment favourably on our water pressure. While we are very glad that you found our staff welcoming and your room clean it is understood that other issues got in... More

Saint Thomas, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Had to get a room at the last minute and this one had one available. It was a busy weekend with a major hockey tournament going on so few rooms available anywhere in Sarnia - Port Huron area. The bathroom toilet was not clean, looked like someone had been sick. I went to get ice in the ice bucket and... More

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

Dear LH My reply to your email (received by me, on January 21), along with my sincerest apologies, was sent to you on January 23. My apology for the delay. In that reply, I expressed my appreciation for you contacting us directly, thus allowing us the opportunity to assess and take immediate action. You stated in your email that... "I... More

Ontario, Canada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stayed overnight at the Harbourfront Inn, and have to wonder whether the other reviewers actually stayed at the same hotel. While the staff were reasonably pleasant, they have a long way to go by way of improving their customer relations. The hotel is very dated, though fairly clean, and the rooms of a good size. However the mattress must have... More

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

We are very disappointed that your stay with us was unsatisfactory and apologize for any inconvenience. The majority of our reviewers have consistently mentioned our friendly and helpful staff, so with this in mind, it is essential that we examine the lapse in service. As it is a bit unclear as to which issues were immediately reported to the staff,... More

Kelowna BC Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We have stayed at this hotel on several occasions over the last 5 years, and the experience this year was very pleasant, as usual. The location on the river offers a closeup taste of the Seaway commerce - a large grain carrier was being loaded at the elevators next door, which we found interesting. Lots of restaurants close by, as... More

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

Thank you for your loyalty to the Harbourfront Inn. Repeat business, such as yours, is invaluable. We truly appreciate your kind review. Your description of our "unique" location is perfect! Interesting views, parks, food and Casino...we are well placed and able to offer something for everyone. Our objective is to continually provide the type of service that meets with our... More

Kankakee, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We chose this place because of the location - we wanted to be able to walk along the waterfront and explore a little. We found it very pleasant. Some of the nearby park area was fenced off but there was still lots of walkway that led to downtown and a nice park area. Our favorite feature in the park was... More

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

It is very nice to know that you took full advantage of all aspects of our location. We are perfectly situated for all who enjoy walking and biking as well. So glad that you discovered the scale model of the Great Lakes! We sincerely appreciate your comments and thank you for taking the time to post them. We look forward... 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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