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Mitchell, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked this room for a ringette tournament Jan .2017. I was very disappointed that this was on the list of " chosen" hotels for the tournament. We too, like another guest drove by twice before we realized it was the hotel. Under renovation was an understatement. One of our party could not stay in a room due tbe overwhelming...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel Dec 16-17 and while yes it is under full renovation, our stay was quiet and comfortable. Our rooms were exceptionally clean, breakfast was tasty and the food hot even though we came down late and it was a lovely bonus to have their maintenance person shovel a path to our vehicles. Don't let the construction...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Good morning Peg, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay with us. We appreciate positive feedback as we undergo major renovations. We strive to keep the hotel cleanliness and customer service at a high level. I am happy to hear that our maintenance person went the extra step to make sure your path was...

Romulus, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in as a hockey team. The hotel shows fully booked because the top five floors are under construction. Only the bottom two floors are operational. It's filthy. We entered the lobby and were met by a female with obvious drug issues and her dog.We followed her down the hallway to her room which consisted of two other like-minded...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Good morning Deb, Thank you once again for your comments and feedback from your stay with us. We apologize that your experience with us fell below your expectations. Although we are undergoing a major renovation, we strive on customer service and cleanliness. We will use your comments to better improve our services. All charging matters have been cleared and should...

Toronto
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Warning! The photos on the website are misleading! This hotel is disgusting! We drove by it a couple times before we realized it was our hotel. It's under FULL construction, not just 'renovations'. This hotel is so run down and dirty. Upon check in, the hotel reception area was makeshift due to the construction. The room! Ugh! The bedding was...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us was not as you had expected. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. We look forward to welcoming you...

Komoka, Canada
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Yes, this hotel is undergoing a renovation. Apparently, this renovation has been lengthy as one of the members of our group said it looked in the same condition it did two years ago. You think they would make up for this with some extras. Don't count on it. I tried to call the front desk from our room phone. The...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us was not as you had expected. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. We look forward to welcoming you...

Brechin
Reviewed November 29, 2016

stayed here while having to be at hospital next day for surgery room was excellent bed comfy left at 5:45 am so did not get to try complementary breakfast as it started at 6 am booked directly with hotel looked online and was cheaper on line with booking.com should have looked there first cost 35.00 more with hotel will know...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us was not as you had expected. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. Some third party bookings you may...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Drove in and out of the parking lot 3 times, was not convinced from the pictures or the star rating that i was at the right place. This place was under renovation, un organized renovation. This job was a total mess. The place should be shutdown until renos are complete. It reminded me of an old abandoned hotel I assumed...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us was not as you had expected. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. We look forward to welcoming you...

Ottawa
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Booked this for two nights, the hotel is being renovated, not very clean, no amenities. Breakfast was basic, and there were no heaters under the hot foods, so they were cold. The beds were old and uncomfortable, and there was no lobby. You entered into the hotel via a side door and followed some signs to a small office to...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us was not as you had expected. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. We look forward to welcoming you...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is under construction. So it's confusing to navigate and looks run down. But the beds are comfy, the staff is great, and they still have breakfast for their guests. Not the best but good enough. Free wifi too

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. We look forward to welcoming you again when the renovations are complete.

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Let's start with the ugly...the hotel is under major construction so it is not an attractive site, but in all fairness the renovations are very much overdue and there really is no pretty way to do the job. The rooms are pretty ugly too, and smell old, but by the looks of the design boards in the lobby I am...

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Kayo_Mehta, General Manager at Durham Hotel & Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your stay with us was not as you had expected. We appreciate all feedback during this time of our renovations, and thank you for being understanding. We try to be as unobtrusive as possible so as not to interfere with the guests' stay. We look forward to welcoming you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Durham Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 1011 Bloor Street East, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K6, Canada (Formerly Quality Hotel & Conference Centre, Oshawa)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Oshawa
Price Range: $72 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Durham Hotel & Conference Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Quality Hotel And Conference Centre
Holiday Inn Oshawa
Oshawa Holiday Inn
Durham Hotel & Conference Centre Oshawa, Ontario
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“Wait until renovations done”
 of 5 bubbles sporttraveller2017, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ground floor so you can leave faster!”
 of 5 bubbles HappyTraveller663, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the 401 were quite loud. We had an inside courtyard view and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JoDie711, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Don't mind the renovations u should not be inconvinced & you WILL be treated wonderfully”
 of 5 bubbles darahdebvorahc, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay here but hosted a bridal shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Allsaints123, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
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