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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived a little late in the evening and the desk clerk was very welcoming. There was a problem with the air conditioner in our room so we were moved to a nearby room right away with no hassles. The parking was behind the building and right next to our room. There are two doors to the rooms, one from...

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Amy G, Sales and Marketing Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We value your opinion and take your comments very seriously. I am glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and that the location of our hotel met your needs. I am sorry to hear that you were unable to partake in our complimentary continental breakfast. Breakfast runs from...

Grimsby, Canada
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for. The room was okay but it hadn't been cleaned properly there was crumbs or some sort Food group on the carpet we had to pick up. Wouldn't stay there again. Then again there is no reason to stay in Sarnia unless you are going on to Chicago.

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. Please accept our apology regarding the status of the carpet in your room. We take a great deal of pride in providing a clean room for our guests and sincerely regret our lapse in service. If you change your mind about visiting Sarnia (and we hope you do) we would be very pleased if...

Maine
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The staff here was so nice. They were helpful with meal recommendations and breakfast choices. The hotel is definitely dated. The second floor hallway has this weird brick that makes it feel a little like a castle, at least to my kids! The room was clean and had a nice view. We saw several huge ships go by and my...

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Amy G, Sales and Marketing Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Hello JJ, Thank you for your positive feedback. I am glad to hear that our hotel was able to meet your needs and that your children enjoyed the view of the harbour. Our staff pride themselves on the personalized service that they are able to give each guest. I am sorry to hear that you thought that our property was...

Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasant stay at the Harbourfront Inn . Pro: The room was clean and in good repair. The bed was comfortable. It was nice to be able to open the window and feel the breeze coming off the river. Quite location away from all the hustle but it's still close enough to the casino. Con: The halls had...

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Amy G, Sales and Marketing Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thank you for the review of our property. I am glad to hear that your overall experience was positive and you would recommend our hotel to friends and family. I am sorry to hear that you were not impressed by our continental breakfast. You will be pleased to hear that were are in the process of improving the...

Reviewed September 9, 2016

We are from just outside of Sarnia but stay here on a regular basis when we are out socializing with friends and do not want to pay for a cab home and be without our car. There's definitely nothing super fancy about this hotel but the location is great and the rooms/grounds are spotless. A little dated but that's reflected...

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

We're very pleased to read your positive comments about the Harbourfront Inn. Our staff work very hard to present a clean, comfortable room and we do appreciate you taking the time to express your satisfaction. We look forward to being of service to you again.

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Pros: Location was great and near by restaurant -literally walking distance was a definite plus Cons: Breakfast times-need to be extend. People are there on vacation and would want to sleep in so it would be nice to extend till 10.30 or 11 Location: Restaurant near by i.e. Paddy Flaherty's Irish Pub is a walking distance and the food is...

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is very satisfying to know that you appreciated our location and the convenience of being next door to good restaurants. We will certainly give some thought to your suggestion in regards to the continental breakfast hours. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Toronto
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was our second stay at the Harbourfront Inn, this time in room 210 - a queen bed room on the upper floor. In general, the hotel is dated and the hallways are dark - but if it's clean I don't care. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The air conditioning worked very well and was not...

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We're so sorry that you were disturbed by noisy guests and while we are pleased with your positive comments about the cleanliness and overall comfort of your room, we apologize in that we fell short on the condition of the bathroom tile. We would like to assure you that the...

London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Stayed here for one night during the Powerboat Festival! Amazing price, nice clean room, very friendly staff, continental breakfast was more than expected.. they had really good egg wraps..and if you cant eat that early... 630-930, then go down get some and bring them to your room..eat it when youre ready as you have a microwave in your room! Walking...

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments about your stay at the Harbourfront Inn. It is a great pleasure to know that you made the most of our location and services and that the front desk staff added to your overall experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit.

London, Ontario
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Well my husband stayed at this hotel while working in Sarnia many years ago and we drop in once in a while. Same wonderful atmosphere with fridge microwave and view of the water what could be better. A room on the night our boat broke down. Accommodating as always they found us parking for vehicle an 26 ft boat. Stokes...

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased that we were able to help you out and sincerely appreciate the kudos to Cheryl and Chris in regards to their customer service. It gives us a great deal of pleasure to know how much you enjoy the amenities we provide, the location and of course the boat parking, but what really has us smiling is...

Reviewed August 5, 2016

We booked a room which we got at the very end, it smelt terribly of smoke (it was a smoking room to be fair), younger son was in another room some way up the corridor, no food available and no drinks, everywhere was shut when we arrived, breakfast is really early so missed it but helpful staff gave me a...

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dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

We sincerely regret that your recent stay with us was unsatisfactory. First of all, we are very sorry to hear that you were not feeling well. There are many variables in play when travelling, but we would like to assure you that due to the popularity of the breakfast wraps, they are replenished daily. While the operating hours of the...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about The Harbourfront Inn

Address: 505 Harbour Rd, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5R8, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Sarnia
Price Range: $74 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Harbourfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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The Harbourfront Hotel Sarnia
Harbourfront Hotel Sarnia
The Harbourfront Inn Sarnia, Ontario
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“All the rooms look into the parking lot. Rooms in the back have an extra entrance from the parking lot and a door into the hallway.”
 of 5 bubbles hiracheta@gmail.com, 3 days ago | Read review
“Lower Floors have outside access in and out!”
 of 5 bubbles ChristaK609, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“Kingsize room second floor”
 of 5 bubbles LaurettaTimmins, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“Lower floor has door to outside. Easy to load and unload car.”
 of 5 bubbles Timing001, Jul 26, 2015 | Read review
“My room faced east (the road). Nice location, but the sun shone unobstructed right on my pillow at 6 AM. I like that, but maybe you won't!”
 of 5 bubbles hercwanderer, Jun 19, 2015 | Read review
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