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Reviewed December 8, 2017

We stayed at the Champlain Waterfront Hotel in December. When searching for a hotel, we were looking for something very close to Casino Rama for the night we were attending a concert. This hotel is about 10 - 15 minutes away on the west side of Orillia not far from Highway 11 but in the downtown core. It is very reasonably priced and very recently updated. Although the rooms were a little small, it was perfect for a one to two night stay.

The rooms have been very well updated. We really were impressed with the updated bathrooms. The rooms have free internet and a Keurig coffee maker. Beds were very comfortable and there is a complimentary breakfast.

There is a liquor store right across the street, a restaurant - Fionn's right there as well and is within walking distance to the lake or old downtown Orillia. Lovely hotel, professional staff and would definitely recommend.

The only downside is that there is no elevator but the walk up the stairs wasn't arduous. I don't believe that it is wheelchair accessible.

Date of stay: December 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Terri A
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Sandra M, Front Office Manager at The Champlain Waterfront Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are please you enjoyed your stay. We do have accessible entry as well as an accessible room on the ground floor.

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Great place... Front desk was super friendly, other staff as well. Rooms were well appointed and recently renovated. Price was great value for the quality we received. Highly recommend you stay here, we will be back!

Date of stay: October 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Sandra M, Front Office Manager at The Champlain Waterfront Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are please you enjoyed your stay

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely
Sandra

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

This old building houses very up to date rooms with wonderful coffee makers, trendy soaps, clean and new bedding. Very pleasant front desk staff. Includes free breakfast.
Location is close to the waterfront, a liquor store, at least 4 restaurants and an old Ontario downtown.

Date of stay: December 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Sandra M, Front Office Manager at The Champlain Waterfront Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We are conveniently located in downtown Orillia with many attractions around us.

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

From staff, rooms to complimentary breakfast, service was beyond exceptional. Check in, staff was having issues with check in system, they remained calm and professional and made our check in pleasurable, sharing valuable info from restaurants to shuttle/cab system, breakfast specials etc. We were attending a show at Rama and preordered a cab to pick us up 50 min prior. They were not coming...Long story short, the ladies at the front desk did everything possible to get us to the show in time., calls calls and more calls. Rooms are smaller in size but very clean and comfortable. A1 establishment, definitely recommend and will stay there everytime going forward.

Date of stay: December 2017
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Sharon L
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Sandra M, Front Office Manager at The Champlain Waterfront Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I am so glad you got to your show on time after all the waiting. We

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,
Sandra

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

There were three of us, in two king suites with fireplaces. We loved it! Great location, didn't start the car once all weekend. Unique decor, well-suited to the heritage building. We were on the third floor but found the walk-up no problem at all. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Strongly recommend if you are tired of bland cookie cutter chains and/or want to be right downtown.

Date of stay: November 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sandra M, Front Office Manager at The Champlain Waterfront Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.

Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon!

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