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Old Country Motel

500 North Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7A 4R8, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

In the past I have worked in the Hotel/motel business and I have never encountered an experience as I did Upon checking into the Old Country Motel. The staff was not properly trained for check-ins/check-outs and seemed quite surprised that I was even arriving even though I had a reservation booked through Bookings.com. I paid through Interac and asked the... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Didn't know what to expect, but I was pleased! Clean rooms. Friendly staff. Area looks a little dodgey because it's near the harbour, but I would definitely stay here again. No place close by to eat is a bit of a pain if you don't have a car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I actually really like this place. It has a little kitchen with a oven and mini fridge. Has brand new air conditioner. Has 2 bed that are divided by a wall (perfect) 👍 has a big flat screen TV. Has free wifi honestly for 60 bucks this place is the bomb. I come to thunderbay a couple of times a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

There is no kitchenette..so what theres a toaster.. There are no bowls.. We ate cereal out of coffee cups.. The one pan was big enough to fry one egg and the tiny pot wasnt big enough to hold water. I booked two rooms for 4 nights and was 508.00 ..I later added 1 room for 1 more night and he... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Rent a one bed room for 60$ with taxes. Not expensive but it doesn't worth more : the dishes in the kitchenette were dirty and the matress cover was burnt by cigaret butts, like one pillow. The bed cover also saw a lot of visitors before! Worst of all : the two hands printed on the back of the bathroom... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My room was about the worst room I've ever stayed in .My room had a mattress that was at least 30 years old and I am honestly not exaggerating. The decor was from the 70's. Crooked, sagging table. Very old towels. Awful chemical air freshener odor. I couldn't even pull the sheet over my body. I slept at the edge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Was a good experience. Room was smaller but well worth the cost. It was exactly what I wanted when I was Travelling. Cheap room with all the amenities i need, fast free internet, a parking spot right in front of my room, Good cable, good bed, mini fridge. Best of all the guy who checked us in gave us $20... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed for 1 night it was ok, floors are laminate and get dirty quickly perhaps a broom in the rooms would help. Also there were 2 floor rugs on the floors that should just not be there, they are dirty and get crumpled up and in the way. Shower was hot and clean, bathroom was clean beds were ok, they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Old Country motel was our stay for one night in Thunder Bay. I would say it was great, my girlfriend not so much. We got there late on Sunday and being from the US had no idea about where to exchange money or anything. The owner was very helpful and exchanged our money for the exact rate of exchange.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It is not the big luxury, but that makes the work. The room is small, with a comfortable bed. Even if there is a kitchen area, there are very few utensils. The bathroom is clean with tablettes. Sam, in the reception, is kind and tries to return the stay of the most pleasant. Why to pay a higher price somewhere... More 

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