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Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We stayed just one night in Harbourfront Inn -- the area is a bit industrial looking. There are two restaurants within walking distance of the hotel that serve pretty decent food. The room wasn't bad -- you can tell it was a bit worn and older but overall it was clean (not spotless, but clean) and afforded a lot of...

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

Our thanks to you for posting a review about your recent stay. We fell that our guest's experiences will always point us in the right direction, which is why your feedback is very important and most appreciated. We do hope that the next time you are in the area, you will choose to stay with us again.

Trenton, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I spent nearly a month as a resident of this hotel and enjoyed my stay very much. As a shift worker on business in the city, the staff accommodated my every schedule change and did their utmost to make my stay enjoyable. Since I travel exclusively by motorcycle in the summer, I always appreciate a hotel that allows me to...

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

Dear Eric J, Thank you for submitting such an in depth review. As your recent stay with us was on a long term basis, your experience and observations are quite unique. Whether our guest for a week or a month, it is very important to us that we deliver a consistent quality of service. We are delighted that you were...

Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Thought we were getting a "water view" which may be true in summer but all we could see were docked freighters and grain silos. Rooms are very dated. Linens & towels had been washed but were stained. Found long strand of hair in bed. We only dealt with one staff member who was very accommodating and friendly (she moved us...

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

We sincerely regret that your recent stay with us was not satisfactory. Please know that it is always our intent to ensure 100% guest satisfaction and we are very sorry that we let you down. A discussion about consistent quality control has taken place with housekeeping. As we are located on a working harbour, every winter, for a few months,...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2015

I got on their website to check out their site and was interested in a reservation. I sent my reservation a week ago and have yet to receive any response from them. If the email address is incorrect on the website, it has not bounced back to me. I wanted to reserve with them rather than through various hotel/motel reservations...

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

We are also very sorry that we missed you. When making a reservation, directly from our web site, you have instant access to our rates and availability. As long as there is availability, a confirmation number is issued immediately. Our main email address is harbourfrontinn@cogeco.net and if you send an inquiry from our web site it is directed to that...

Stayner, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Went to meet another couple and stayed the night. Great beds!!!!! Clean rooms. We stayed on smoking side because couple we were with smoked. Smell wasn't even bad. Coming from a non smoker. Staff pleasant and helpful. Morning breakfast was vast and yummy. Would definitely come here again.

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

Thank you for letting us know how pleased you were with your recent stay. It is always so nice to plan a getaway with friends so that everyone can just relax. It was our pleasure to accommodate you and we look forward to your return visit.

Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Visiting Sarnia for a Funeral, we checked out the local places to stay for a couple nights. As the Harbourfront still has some rooms in which we could enjoy a cigarette with our morning coffee, as well as good rates and a convenient location, we checked in. I read other TA reviews, here's mine: Water pressure, there was plenty. Room...

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

Thank you for submitting such a detailed review. Your opinion on so many features is very important to us, as it will help direct us in our ongoing efforts to provide you and others with a stay that is beyond adequate. Unfortunately, the snow storm that day did create an undesirable situation for all. The best that we could have...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Whenever we return to Sarnia for a visit we stay here. Good value; always a positive experience. Staff friendly and accommodating. Close to the river, border, walking trails and parks, yet enough off the beaten path to be relaxing. I did notice, on our last trip there, that I detected a slight odor of cigarette smoke in our "smoke-free" room...

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

Thank you for letting us know about your most recent stay. Our location is definitely a unique aspect of the hotel and it is always nice to hear from guests who have enjoyed it over the years. We regret that on this visit, you detected a slight smoke odor in your room. Repeat business, such as yours, is invaluable. Please...

London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We were in Sarnia working for a couple of days, so we stayed here last night. Very clean, and impressive. Nothing fancy, but it was nice. The bed was comfortable, the water was nice and hot, and it was quiet( I'm sure it not a busy time of year for them) I've stayed in lots of places, and the ranks...

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

Thank you for submitting a review of our property. Your positive feedback in regards to many of the features of our hotel is sincerely appreciated. Please accept our apology for your exterior door situation. The onset of the cold weather can sometimes cause the sills to heave. We do hope that you will continue to utilize the Harbourfront Inn while...

Reviewed 12 November 2014

We absolutely loved our stay here. The staff were very friend and helpful; the hotel was quiet and clean. We had a very nice view of the water from our spacious room. We would definitely choose to stay here again.

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

Many thanks for your favourable review. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your room and sincerely appreciate your mention of our attentive staff, as well. Your comfort and satisfaction are our priority. By the way, we all agree with you, the water view from the 2nd floor is nicer! We look forward to seeing you again.

Harrow, Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Spent two nights at this hotel and had no issues. It is an older property but well maintained, the room and lobby area was clean, everything worked in the room and the staff was friendly. The buffet breakfast was basic (coffee, tea, juice, fruit, bagels, yogurt, cereal) but was more than enough for me.I stayed on the second floor and...

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

Thank you for your review of the Harbourfront Inn. Being an independant property, it is very important to us that we provide and maintain a quality product. It pleases us that you were satisfied with what we have to offer and your recommendation of our property, to others, is invaluable. Thank you again!

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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
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  • 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
Region: Canada > Ontario > Sarnia
Price Range: $98 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Harbourfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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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.”
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“Lower Floors have outside access in and out!”
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 of 5 bubbles LaurettaTimmins, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Lower floor has door to outside. Easy to load and unload car.”
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“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!”
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