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Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo

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Port Stanley, Canada
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night on the road we spent in the Mohawk/Hamilton Residence and Conference Centre. It was great. See my review of that property for more details. This accommodation was the exact same set up. It's a college dorm. It has two rooms, each with a double bed. It has a fridge and a microwave and a bathroom. It has... More 

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a dorm, 2 bedrooms, double beds, kitchenette and washroom. Staff was friendly. We just needed a place to lay our heads, this gave us that. Very cost effective. Very plain and dorm like. Not in the best overall condition, but again for the price and the short time spent in the space it was fine. Would be great... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk service was good. The rooms are spacious but housekeeping not as good as in the past. Still worth the rate for a decent place to sleep. Would love to see the renovated rooms. Parking is good. Breakfast is fine and close to major highways and amenities.

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Walkerton, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First and last time using a dorm. The staff seemed uninformed about the facility and could not give basic directions to 401 (which was just around the corner) and did not offer to get the information for us. No information was offered about how to get to our room or where/when breakfast was served. We were just handed the key... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it is a bit outdated dormitory but arriving late at night and it was booked almost to capacity they still managed to accomodate us. Two bedrooms, two beds. One Pillow case was dirty on one side but it looked more like a laundry issue rather than a someone used it issue. Breakfast was bagels and cereal and toast, juice... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

First, please understand that I rate my travel experiences based on expectations. A 4/5 rating in this case does not mean this is a 4-star hotel that should be compared to the Hiltons and Sheratons of the world. What a 4/5 rating *does* mean is that it met my expectations, expectations that were tempered by other travellers' experiences expressed online.... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

At first when you walk in, there isn't much. A kitchenette and 3 rooms, 2 bed and a bath. Each bedroom had it's own tv. After staying the weekend there, for what I paid I was extremely happy. Yes, there are lots of kids around, but I rarely ever heard them. The room was comfortable and the staff very friendly... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We always stay here every year. For the cost of the stay, having a wall and separate room for each bed and having the kitchenette. We are happy to stay in such a place. The rooms are clean. There is a TV in each room. Internet is reasonable fast. There is enough parking. If you are looking for extras, like... More 

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Holli d, Manager at Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and provide your honest feedback. We apologize that the checkout process was a little slow and that the customer service level was not consistent. Guest satisfaction is extremely important to us and we strive to ensure we provide the best service possible. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Tokyo, Japan
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We were looking for last minute accommodations in Waterloo and found online options only in the $200-$300 range, so we were very happy to find this budget option when we expanded the search to Kitchener. Travelers from the States will find accommodations throughout Canada to be expensive, but may be unaware that in the summer, many colleges and universities make... More 

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Holli d, Manager at Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review. We are delighted that we were able to provide you with a safe & affordable accommodation option during your travels. If you’re travelling in Canada during the summer again and are looking for an affordable accommodation option, most colleges & university are now operating as a hotel alternative... More 

Kalmar, Sweden
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the place to be for you who wants to reminisce your time from university. The room(s) was a little dirty and the sound level a little too much. All as it should be in a dormitory. Now this fits all in because this is most of the year a dormitory. Breakfast wasn't that good either.

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Holli d, Manager at Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo, responded to this review

Hello Andrea, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I apologize for the cleanliness & noise levels during your stay. We provide a light continental complimentary breakfast and welcome all suggestions that could help improve our services and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo, located off of highway 401, provides you with spacious and affordable kitchenette suites. Air-conditioned suites are equipped with two double beds and a kitchenette complete with microwave, refrigerator, sink and counter space. Furnished suites with Wi-FI, Cable TV and local calls at very low rates. Extended stay discounted rates available! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo

Address: 99 Conestoga College Boulevard, Kitchener, Ontario N2P 2N5, Canada (Formerly Conestoga Residence & Conference Centre)
Location: Canada > Ontario > Region of Waterloo > Kitchener
Price Range: $53 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Residence & Conference Centre - Kitchener-Waterloo 2*
Number of rooms: 265
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