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Gloria's Motel & Restaurant

Hwy 17, Dunc Lake, P.O. Box 2017, Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0, Canada
Gloria's Motel & Restaurant
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this motel for 3 weeks, the only nice thing is the beds -- they are comfy,, otherwise, there are no phones in the rooms, no coffee maker, no microwave, the water pressure is non existent, it switches from hot to cold in an instant,, thats if you can ever get it to get warm,, most nights after... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I drove the entire Ontario loop around Lake Superior and I saw about 100 motels that looked much nicer than this one. Unfortunately, this is where I stayed, because it was late and I had no other options. The place is 40 or 50 years old, and it looks like nothing's been done to it since. Paint is peeling both... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We pulled in here really late (almost 2 am) and were able to get a room. The room is quite costly for what you get but when you are in the middle of no where and just need to crash it is worth it. The rooms are clean and beds are comfortable. Theres not much to them most people that... More 

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Saskatchewan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This motel really needs to have some repairs and updates done to it. We stayed one night here and WOW! ..... needs some work! When we arrived we were given the key to the wrong room. When we got that straightened out, we entered our room to find quite a sight! The room was clean as it could be with... More 

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GloriasM, Manager at Gloria's Motel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We apologize for the poor experience that you've had. Gloria's has recently gone through several necessary repairs through out Oct- Dec '14, and thus I assure you those issues are no longer present. As for the TV service, our provider Bell hasn't been delivering on their promise of excellent reception and thus we are in the process of upgrading our... More 

Rhodes Corner, NS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

On a recent trip, I could not believe Gloria's was still there. We know nothing about the hotel, but the restaurant, wow! We had supper there and it was evident why it was still there - the food is just like Mom's cooking and the service so friendly, nothing has changede. It is also super clean. Make this a stop... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

While not a luxury resort, Gloria's Motel was very clean and appeared to be adequately maintained. The staff was friendly, prices reasonable. The adjacent restaurant was decent, and overall made for a satisfactory stop for the night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

a clean and comfortable place that has budget price for travel on the off season. After a long days drive, I just checked in, washed up and fell asleep. No complains about anything in this friendly motel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

On our Great Lakes round trip we picked this one because of the reviews here. There are a few things to add: Rooms are really small. This goes for both the room itself and the bathroom. With two large suitcases in the room there is not much space left to turn around. There's no decaf coffee in the restaurant. So... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Standard motel truck stop that is run well. Clean bedrooms, towels and bathroom. Has basic cable. Not the most updated place and the beds were less than comfortable but when a place is clean and cheap i can look past that. Best of all was the staff, they will check you in at any time of the night and have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Owners were very friendly. Going up the stairs outside felt a little unsteady. The room is very clearly dated, but that didn't matter seeing how clean it was overall. Only about 3 clear tv stations, with a few more fuzzy ones. Air conditioning worked really well. Beds were too hard. A couple of cigarette burns in the blankets and on... More 

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