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The Algonquin Hotel

864 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 2B4, Canada (Formerly Algonquin Hotel - HI Sault Ste Marie)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a room with a bathroom but got one without. Sheets appears clean and shared washroom was okay. Got in late and left early just needed somewhere to stay on the way to Alberta, it did the trick. Don't expect much, super uncomfortable but no bed bugs and not super loud so that's what counts!

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Charlotte, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We asked to see a room for two. The proprietor then began by showing us a suite. We didn't want or need that. Then he showed as a room with two full beds, we didn't want that either. When we began to feel bad about taking up his time, he showed us a simple double with a shared bathroom. We... More 

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

No air conditioning in the room, you can open window a few inches for ventilation outside air of extremely bad smell in the room. If you would love bad smell, humid air, stone hard mattress of 100 years and primitive live, this is the best place. Felt like new expensive tour of "Alcatras prison cell experience" -- reality was Alcatoraz's... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The good: The staff was kind and tried to help. The bad: most everything else. I'm no fan of demolishing old buildings, but this one needs a lot of work. There is no room control of temperature so you're at the mercy of the boilers. My room in February was a very "comfy" 64. Great for sleeping, lousy for sitting... More 

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Cincinnati
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The hotel is VERY economical and convenient to many of the Soos attractions. Although, the room was clean, it was tired. However, you get what you pay for. We did not feel unsafe and the bed was adequate. I wouldn't stay a week here, but it was fine for two nights when we had plenty to do during the day.... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at the Algonquin Hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and well equipped with everything I needed. The hotel is located in a convenient area; lots of shopping, restaurants and night life really close by. House keeping replenished my towels and soaps and tidied for me on a daily basis. I was... More 

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Camrose, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We are a married couple travelling from NL to AB and in the middle of our road trip, we decided to stop by Sault Ste Marie as we find the place really nice. We were travelling with a car filled with stuff as we are moving to another province for good. Pros: It's cheap Good Location Cons: Entrance was hard... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Hotel is walking distance from tour train ,museums and mall ,staff was friendly ,room was clean ,WiFi and a very nice Patio .Good value for my money.I travel a lot in Europe and this hotel met my expectations .

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

It feels like we are staying in a Rehab Centre. We are the only guests with a car and all the other people, whom we see going out to smoke (they are smoking) behind the dumpster look like life has kicked the stuffing out of them. The rooms are not cleaned on a daily basis. There is no air conditioning.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Hi, My mom and I planned a 3 day trip to Sault for a wedding May 2013. I read an extensive amount of reviews for this hotel and some were positive some negative. Most negative comments concentrated on the Bar downstairs with live music, the carpets, and bathrooms. I called and spoke to a few staff which informed us that... More 

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