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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville

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37 Spicer Square, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 5M2 , Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this hotel as a stop over, traveling from Michigan to Ottawa for a Women's World Cup match. Two adults, 13yr old, 12 yr old. Hotel was easily accessible off of the 401. We arrived late, around midnight, and staff at front desk checking us in was very pleasant. Overall, hotel looked and felt clean. The bed and pillows... More 

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HIEXBOWGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the facilities and found our staff friendly. We are very proud of the great job they do and I will definitely share your comments with them so they can see how their efforts make a difference. The complimentary breakfast is one of our guest’s favourite hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel room itself was great and the stuff that came with our package was there but the small inconveniences that kept coming up made the price we paid not worth as much. Pool was nice and location was close to several fast food places that were in walking distance. Had to leave my car in lot but knew it was... More 

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HIEXBOWGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your room and the pool. Sorry there was an inconvenience during your stay, please do contact me directly as I have no notes from our staff about one of our guest having issues during their stay. We take great care of our guest and we want them to enjoy their... More 

Ontario
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Could someone explain how this is a roll in accessible shower? We reserved a king bed, accessible room. I called to confirm that the toilet especially had bars - otherwise I can't use it. We were given a king bed, regular bathroom. Of course we called the front desk. Our son had helped us move in our luggage as my... More 

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HIEXBMManager, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I sincerely apologize for the frustration you experienced. Yes, you absolutely did book the standard accessible room, unfortunately, the added comments in your reservation specified that you wanted a King Leisure room. As you did not book your reservation directly with the hotel, the agent thought she was honouring your special request and providing good... More 

Gambo, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We came to visit our Grandkids…Beautiful Hotel,very friendly staff,really clean rooms,beds were comfortable and had really strong wifi...the grandkids loved the pool…Loved the hotel and will be staying here again,wouldn't stay anywhere else,

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HIEXBMManager, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you and your grandchildren got to enjoy some fun pool time and make some great memories. We look forward to having you visit with us again the next time you're in Bowmanville. Warm regards, Kim Shields Front Office & Sales Manager More 

Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Location is the main attraction for this property as it is situated near the highway but not so close that you can hear the traffic. The room we had on the 4th floor had a view of the lake. The room was spacious with a sitting area. There was a small microwave and a fridge. We made use of the... More 

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HIEXBMManager, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the location, the rooms, the amenities AND the breakfast. We certainly hope that you choose to visit with us again the next time you're in Bowmanville. Warm regards, Kim Shields Front Office & Sales Manager More 

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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed here for a week on our house hunting trip in March 2014. Beds were comfortable, room was cleaned every day. Breakfasts were really good every morning. My daughter loved having the pool there & we also made use of the hot tub almost every day. It was clean and well looked after too. Hotel is right off the... More 

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HIEXBOWGM, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are happy you and your family were able to enjoy our pool and our breakfast. We look forward to having you and your family visit us again even that you're living in our beautiful Bowmanville. Sincerely, Paulina Alamo General Manager More 

Canada
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Although, I didn't spend the night here, I did spend a lot of time here with my daughters Basket Ball team. Great hotel with a nice indoor pool..... The breakfast in the morning was REALLY GOOD. Worth the stay just for that! Rooms are very nice as well. Close to highway, and plenty of fast food choices near by......

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HIEXBMManager, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I hope your wife and your daughter also enjoyed their visit and we're so pleased that you were able to join them for both the complimentary breakfast provided to all our guests, and a swim in the pool. We look forward to having you visit with us again the next time you're in Bowmanville.... More 

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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This hotel is right off the highway and very easy to get to! very new, very clean. Also, free WiFi! Breakfast was included and offered a lot of options (loved the "pancake in a minute " machine). You won't be disappointed.

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HIEXBOWGM, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you visit us again the next time you're in Bowmanville. ps. I love the pancake machine too! Sincerely, Paulina Alamo General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

we are here as a hockey tournament. 17 players familys. you would think they would get a floor together so we could converse. I have never been subjected to such negative comments as their security as I have. I wouldn't recommend this to any team or organization at all.. they do not accommodate at all to the 50 + people... More 

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HIEXBMManager, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am genuinely sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us and I'd like to try to clear up any confusion that may have contributed to your frustration. We only have 10 standard double queen rooms per floor (the room type booked by all teams) so, as a group of 17 families, it would be... More 

Halifax, Canada
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Holiday Inn at Bowmanville, ON was a very pleasant stay. Very clean, quiet, comfortable, and a very good breakfast. The hotel staff were very helpful with recommendations and directions for restaurants.

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HIEXBMManager, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Clarington - Bowmanville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to having you stay with us again the next time you're in Bowmanville! Warm regards, Kim Shields Front Office & Sales Manager More 

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