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Residence & Conference Centre - Barrie

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Salmon Arm, Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The stay started off ok as my expectations weren't very high. I stayed 6 nights. The weekend was a nightmare. Obviously it is party central for some. Very noisy on Saturday night, called front desk who sent up security but it didn't stay quiet for long. The hallways and elevator were filthy with French fries, pizza etc left all day...

2Thank triciamart
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

No frills - just what you need. We stayed one night. The rooms were clean, the bathroom was fine, towels nice and white. The walls are concrete so you can't hear your neighbours, and any noise from the hallway during the night is blocked by the fact that you can close your bedroom door as well as the suite door....

3Thank Lara J
Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Stayed there this week as part of Canada Games 55+ On the surface, appeared ok. Two rooms, fridge, shower. Ok, for two nights. But the room(s) were filthy. Counters were sticky, dark crud around the faucets in the washroom. Cupboards dirty, drawers dirty. This is not just my room, we went to other people's rooms and dirty as well. My...

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Dwight, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Filthy building. Hallways were disgusting. Rooms not clean. Floors sticky. Hair everywhere. Sinks not cleaned, rusty old taps. Rate was inflated, not what was posted in popular websites. People were sleeping in lobby. Could not stay there; walked out and cleaned the soles of my shoes since they were so sticky. Shameful that this is considered a place to stay....

1Thank anneforbes63
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My parents stayed here for one night so I am reviewing on their (computer-illiterate) behalf. The value is unbeatable; it included free parking, a continental breakfast, 24hr coffee service, and a suite with two private bedrooms, spacious bathroom and kitchenette. Close to the Barrie downtown, which means easy access to the waterfront, shopping and all the best restaurants.

3Thank Saramae72
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Was good for a short stay, some strange smells in the rooms but overall for the price it was ok for the night and was close to everything. Staff were friendly! Confusing to get to as it is actually on the Georgian Campus.

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2Thank Lisa M
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016

It is great. The rooms are clean, free parking, safe area and the staff is very courteous and helpful. There was free breakfast which I did not know which I hoped would be told to us at the time of check-in. So, for future travellers, there's free breakfast! Its a college residence which is also open for travellers over the...

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2Thank Shruti R
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We had planned on staying at a hotel, but were very happy when we found out about the Residence & Conference Centre in Barrie. We got all the same amenities as a hotel, at a fraction of the cost. Very much appreciated the complimentary breakfast and 24/7 coffee.

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2Thank stephencP72JY
North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My three day stay was very affordable, comfortable & convenient to our venue with the BEST room rates that included breakfast, coffee, tea & hot water available 24/7 in modern, clean facility. Seasonal accommodations are half the price of most other hotels in the area during students' summer hiatus. Double dorm rooms also include a kitchenette with cupboards, fridge, microwave...

2Thank 1000BusyCircuits
North Bay, ON
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a modern facility which uses empty student residences to help offset college maintenance costs during the summer hiatus. Students get experience in the hospitality industry in every area accommodting real guests at reasonable costs. Win/Win situation for everyone.

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2Thank busycircuits

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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From May through August, Residence & Conference Centre - Barrie offers a unique and affordable alternative to summer accommodations for the budget traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence & Conference Centre - Barrie

Address: 101 Georgian Dr, Barrie, Ontario L4M 6Z5, Canada (Formerly Georgian Conference Services)
Region: Canada > Ontario > Barrie
Price Range: RM214 - RM377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Residence & Conference Centre - Barrie 2*
Number of rooms: 250
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“Don't stay there!!”
anneforbes63, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are great. Its a college residence, so no drinking and smoking inside.!”
772shrutir, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful view”
MARJORIEW493, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No coffee maker... Make alternate arrangements for morning sanity”
Jessica205, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We needed a sheltered area outside for parents to sit around together”
197KimH, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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