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Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre

470 First Avenue South, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1W5, Canada (Formerly Best Western)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Lakeside Inn and were very impressed with the wonderful view from our 5th floor room of the Lake of the Woods as Spring break up of the ice occurred. Our room was very clean, with immaculate fresh bedding. The carpet was new. The bathroom was also very clean, but could use an updating. I... More 

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Winnipeg
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152 reviews 152 reviews
28 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights at this unbranded property. I was a little scared because it is an older hotel and I heard some horror stories over the years. I was pleasantly surprised to see that it had been renovated. Front desk staff were fantastic. The rooms were pleasantly updated with a large tv and wifi worked great. I had a room... More 

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winnipeg
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I stay here just recently. The place had new renovation with half the rooms which I stayed. The rooms are clean and nice. Under the new management I heard, now even better place to go now. Friendly service, and staff is very nice. I will stay here again!

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Visited Kenora to give a conference, at the hotel. On the plus, the room I had was nicely renovated, reasonable view(802). Clean and nice amenities. Staff courteous and helpful. The Lounge on the top floor affords a fantastic view, but the selection of beers and beverages is standard. The hotel itself is dated. Old elevators -stuck for most of the... More 

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Petawawa, Canada
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67 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is an older chain hotel, some parts have been renovated but the bathrooms would need a little update. It's clean and the location is very nice close to the lake. The dining room have a great view. I only had breakfast there and it was very good and the staff excellent. As for the reception on our arrival is... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Overall had a good stay at this hotel. Had stayed there in the past but there has been some remodeling which is a nice enhancement. View of the lake is always nice, even in the winter. And close proximity to shopping...

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Cold Lake, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
37 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

amazing location lake front, very nice. Different style a round building. Front desk staff very nice they even have treats for your pets. Very large room with two queen beds a full wall of windows. We had a view of both the town and the lake, really nice. The beds were comfortable along with the pillows each bed had several... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Really nice renovated room, large with lots of space. Nice bathroom, really liked the decor. Staff was very friendly, common areas in lobby were nice. Easy to get to from the highway. It took a while for the hot water to kick in, once it got hot it was totally fine but the first few minutes were a bit chilly.... More 

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Corey S, Food & Beverage Manager at Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear graywolfpack, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Yes summers here in Kenora are spectacular! Make sure to get a lakeside view room. Looking forward to your return.......... Cheers Corey More 

Winniepeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Mostly nice rooms, with nice lake views available at extra cost. Not cheap, in particular in the summer time. Very pleasant staff. Mediocre restaurant, but very pleasant staff throughout. Room quality depends on what floor you are staying at. Some have been renovated, others need to be!

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Corey S, Food & Beverage Manager at Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Gerhard A, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Yes floors 6 & 8, have been completely renovated, with more to follow. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers Corey More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Best Western Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre is a great hotel. The staff were wonderful and made sure we had all the information we needed to make our stay enjoyable. We would most definitely stay here again.

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Corey S, Food & Beverage Manager at Lakeside Inn & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Jen70ca, Thank you for posting a terrific review! Cheers Corey More 

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