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Skyways Motel
3566 Hwy 11 | RR 1, Bracebridge, Ontario P1P 1R1, Canada   |  
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Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in Bracebridge
Rochester
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17 hotel reviews
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“Adequate”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We chose the Skyways because the motel we stayed at 6 years ago had closed, and this was on the main highway. We paid before seeing the room and didn't have anything to compare to. After staying at other places further along in our trip for the same or less, we decided this place is overpriced. Based on other reviews here, there are apparently other places nearby that charge more, so they can get away with it. That said, the bed was comfortable, the TV was new and it worked. We were able to park at the door and walk to the restaurant next door. The bathroom was tiny and hard to maneuver in. I was not able to plug in my own hair dryer, but one was provided (although I never like motel hair dryers). The shower was strong, though. There was no wi-fi or other amenities, but the place next door had wi-fi. Like another reviewer said, it's bare bones.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Niagara Falls, Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This is definitely a bare-bones motel. Plain, old-fashioned motel like I used to stay in as a child. Clean room (but the windows were very dirty).
The proprietors were very nice and helpful. No hairdryer in the room--they got me one. I needed ice--they got us a bag full. Room did have a fridge and microwave.
The pool area was nice. Very quiet stay. Don't know if I would stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We actually just returned from our stay at th skyways motel. It s very clean and the owner went above and beyond to ensure we were satisfied. We travelled with three small children and I did not book our rooms until we saw what he had to offer. I would definitely recommend ths motel to families. It is right off of Hwy 11 but there is a dirt road behind the motel that takes you right into town. So you don't have to get back on the Hwy. It took us less than ten minutes to get to Santas village from the motel. Harry was a pleasure to deal with. We also paid significantly less than what the other well known name motel/hotels had to offer only minutes away.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

I recently stayed at the Skyway Motel in Bracebridge.
Harry was very eager to please and very helpful.
Room was basic and clean!
Room came with small fridge and microwave
and a flat panel tv.
If there was one thing i wished the room had it would be a coffee maker, it is always nice to get up in the morning and have a coffee without having to leave your room to get it.
There is no internet but that didnt bother me as i have a BB so I am always connected.
The motel is right along Hwy 11 between Gravenhurst and Bracebridge on the northbound side so if you need a place to stay on a long journey to get a nights sleep on route this is a great place to stay without breaking the bank.
There is a resturant on site as well as a gas station I didn't eat at the resturant.
Thanks Harry keep up the good work!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Skyways Motel

Address: 3566 Hwy 11 | RR 1, Bracebridge, Ontario P1P 1R1, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Muskoka District > Bracebridge
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in Bracebridge
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