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Canadas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1175 Victoria Street North, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3C8, Canada (Formerly Thriftlodge Kitchener)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my girlfriend and I attempted to stay there over the weekend of Aug 2 - 3 2014. The first room they gave us was as another review stated that it was likely a weekly rental room (swastika) carved into the wall and stab marks as well among other things. The 2nd room was initially a great improvement (5:30pm) however when... More

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Holland, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room had an a strong stale smoke odor. There was dust on the surfaces of the fir nature and splats on the mirrors. I had to go and buy cleaning supplies. All through the night there we people telling and fighting outside the room for two of the three nights I stayed there. A bad experience over all.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I stayed there for 3 nights from March 12-15, 2014. It's an amaizing place to stay as the staff is very cooperative and helpful. I would suggest anyone who is going to kitchnere area should stay there as it is a real value for your money.....

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Kapuskasing, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Broken bed, smelly, suspicious caracters checking from different windows what we are doing... We suspect that some rooms are rented by the month to unemployed people. The feeling was not very positive. But yes, inexpensive.

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Toronto, Canada
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33 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

A friend and I stayed here for one night, in room 209. We requested a non-smoking room and were given just that. There was no smell of smoke. Check in was quick and easy, as this is a small place. Is it a 5 star? No. Is it older? Most definitely. Is it clean? It's fine. There was a hair... More

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Hamilton, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This place isn't that bad, depending upon what your looking for. Several reviews I've read have always included some negativity but that's what you'd expect, rooms are clean and if one knew the people who stayed there the night before then you'd have to ask how they manage to clean such space in the time they have, I guess that... More

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Vankleek Hill Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This hotel is cheap and clean, however we booked a non-smoking room and I had to get some air freshener to hide the stench of cigarettes. The pillows, bedspread and curtains smelled. Luckily there was no carpeting in the room (tile and wood flooring). It did not smell musty and the bed and linens were clean. It was also very... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The staff was so kind and helping. I stayed there for three nights, and had very peaceful sleep on all the three nights. The Rooms were very clean and spacious. The bed was very comfortable. It has got High speed free internet and parking spaces right outside each room. A lot of restaurants located close to this place and it... More

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Waterford
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22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

This hotel is not worth the money they charge. The noise from other patrons went on well into the wee hours and then started up again by 7:00am. Not conducive to getting any sleep. The bah tub was gross, but it didn't really matter since I couldn't shower due to the fact there was absolutely NO hot water. Carpet was... More

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OTTAWA
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Very bad. Good Price Non-Smoking room smelled of smoke, and the sheets and pillows were not washed properly. At 10:45pm we had a noise issue continuing until 12:30pm when i phone Manager at which time noise issue ceased its University of Waterloo evacuation weekends so I can understand the social aspects but the "value" of this Inn is questionable

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Address: 1175 Victoria Street North, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3C8, Canada (Formerly Thriftlodge Kitchener)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Region of Waterloo > Kitchener
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Canadas Best Value Inn 2*
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