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“Mostly good, couple of issues but no biggie.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Super 8 Barrie

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Super 8 Barrie
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Barrie
Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
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“Mostly good, couple of issues but no biggie.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife & I stayed here for 2 weekend nights, Saturday & Sunday, in early July. We were attending a family event south of Barrie so the Super 8's location worked well for us.
Plenty of parking, check in was efficient, staff was always courteous & friendly, our room was clean, the bed was comfortable and the wi-fi worked fine. That is, the wi-fi worked fine when signing on with Internet Explorer, could connect but could not sign on via Mozella/Firefox.

The hotel is pet friendly and on checking in we noticed that several guests were taking advantage of that. We asked if we could have a room that was not used by pets and were assigned a corner room on the top (4th) floor.

We only had one common wall but noisy neighbours next door. I think they were part of a big group that was there to party. At about 11:30 PM we called the front desk for the second time to complain about the noise next door. No idea what action the staff threatened but it worked. The noise stopped a few minutes later and we had no further problem.

There is only one small elevator for guest use and it is very slow. We found it quicker to use the stairs when descending but had to wait a while when going up to the room.

The breakfast was good and we appreciated the free coffee that seemed to be available 24/7.

We did not use the pool so we have no opinion about that.

This is not a five star hotel and does not pretend to be. It is a solid 3, maybe 3 1/2 and we would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Mick A, General Manager at Super 8 Barrie, responded to this review, July 30, 2014
Dear Ask leodensian,

Thank you for your glowing review of the Super 8 Barrie! We are grateful for your 3.5 star rating of our hotel! Our entire team tries its level-best to go above and beyond for our guests and we pride ourselves on providing endless amenities at an exceptional value! We are happy that you had such a thoroughly enjoyable experience and look forward to hosting you again during your next visit to Barrie!
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Pleasantly surprised with our stay. Rooms were spacious and spotless, lots of clean towels and nice bed linens, very freindly and helpful staff. Great location off the highway and near restaurants and shops. Liked the room ammenities (king size bed, fridge, coffee maker) and the room size was generous. We stayed with our 2 small dogs and it was perfect for pets with a large grassy area around the hotel for a short walk at night that was well lit. Hot breakfast in the am was good with lots of choices. would stay here again!

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Mick A, General Manager at Super 8 Barrie, responded to this review, July 9, 2014
Dear noisygirl,

Thank you for your great review of the Super 8 Barrie! We pride ourselves on constantly exceeding our guests' expectations and thank you for your wonderful comments about our extremely clean and spacious guest rooms, friendly staff, central location and our SuperStart Hot Breakfast Buffet! We are thrilled that you had such a thoroughly enjoyable stay and look forward to hosting you again!
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Property: Super 8 Barrie
Address: 441 Bryne Dr | Ontario, Barrie, Ontario L4N 6C8, Canada
Phone Number:
Location: Canada > Ontario > Barrie
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Barrie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Super 8 Barrie 2.5*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Super 8 Barrie is one of the city's newest hotel properties. We are located in the newly developed south end of Barrie and within walking distance to major restaurants, coffee shops, banks and retail outlets! Our 82-room, 4-storey hotel property includes a variety of guest rooms and suites to suite your needs. Spend a night in one of our Traditional Rooms with 1 King or 2 Queen-size beds. If you're looking to treat yourself, you can spend a night in one of our Superior, Jacuzzi or Family Suites for an additional $10. Our Executive King Suites include a king-size bed, fireplace with sitting area, pull-out sofa bed, jacuzzi tub and wet bar! All of our rooms come fully-equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee-maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer and brand new 32" flat screen LED TVs. All of our guests receive a free SuperStart Hot Buffet Breakfast with either cheddar cheese omelettes or scrambled eggs, sausages, Belgian Waffles and a variety of cereals, breads, muffins, yogurt, fruits and juices. Coffee and tea are available in the lobby 24-7! We also have a pool, hot tub and 24-hour fitness centre! Our Business Centre is available 24-7 for guests and we also have faxing, scanning and copying services available! Our guests also enjoy access to free high-speed wireless internet throughout our hotel! We are 100% smoke-free and pet-friendly! We look forward to hosting you during your next visit to Barrie! ... more   less 
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