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Canadas Best Value Inn

2.0 of 5
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Place is crawling with dirty prostitues. Think twice before renting. Prostitues from ( Backpages ) are set up in this hotel. Kitchener Police should really take a close look at this dirt hole. Better yet close this place down.

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We booked here 2 rooms 1 Night for Feb 21st Ok where do I start the only good thing i have to say is we asked for early check-in of 1 pm rooms were ready.... Get in our room 211 did not remove our shoes I had brought slippers (threw them in the garbage when we left) on the wall... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to spend the night away as we were kid free for the first time in awhile. The first room they gave us the tv did not work as well as the door did not lock. We then went to get our money back and they would not give us our money back. They moved us... More 

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Port Hope
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I booked this place through booking.com after realizing I had to stay over in Waterloo for business but had forgotten to mention to the client I needed to bill for accommodations and didn't want to do so after the fact. So I would have to "eat" as little as possible RE the hotel bill that I wasn't being reimbursed for,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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 August 1, 2014

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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27 helpful votes 27 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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34 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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