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Grimsby, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for. The room was okay but it hadn't been cleaned properly there was crumbs or some sort Food group on the carpet we had to pick up. Wouldn't stay there again. Then again there is no reason to stay in Sarnia unless you are going on to Chicago.

Thank LJJ88
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. Please accept our apology regarding the status of the carpet in your room. We take a great deal of pride in providing a clean room for our guests and sincerely regret our lapse in service. If you change your mind about visiting Sarnia (and we hope you do) we would be very pleased if... More 

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52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The staff here was so nice. They were helpful with meal recommendations and breakfast choices. The hotel is definitely dated. The second floor hallway has this weird brick that makes it feel a little like a castle, at least to my kids! The room was clean and had a nice view. We saw several huge ships go by and my... More 

Thank JJ D
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasant stay at the Harbourfront Inn . Pro: The room was clean and in good repair. The bed was comfortable. It was nice to be able to open the window and feel the breeze coming off the river. Quite location away from all the hustle but it's still close enough to the casino. Con: The halls had... More 

Thank Steve D
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We are from just outside of Sarnia but stay here on a regular basis when we are out socializing with friends and do not want to pay for a cab home and be without our car. There's definitely nothing super fancy about this hotel but the location is great and the rooms/grounds are spotless. A little dated but that's reflected... More 

Thank Sandyad99
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

We're very pleased to read your positive comments about the Harbourfront Inn. Our staff work very hard to present a clean, comfortable room and we do appreciate you taking the time to express your satisfaction. We look forward to being of service to you again. More 

Mississauga, Canada
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50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Pros: Location was great and near by restaurant -literally walking distance was a definite plus Cons: Breakfast times-need to be extend. People are there on vacation and would want to sleep in so it would be nice to extend till 10.30 or 11 Location: Restaurant near by i.e. Paddy Flaherty's Irish Pub is a walking distance and the food is... More 

Thank REAtraveler1
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is very satisfying to know that you appreciated our location and the convenience of being next door to good restaurants. We will certainly give some thought to your suggestion in regards to the continental breakfast hours. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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62 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was our second stay at the Harbourfront Inn, this time in room 210 - a queen bed room on the upper floor. In general, the hotel is dated and the hallways are dark - but if it's clean I don't care. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The air conditioning worked very well and was not... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We're so sorry that you were disturbed by noisy guests and while we are pleased with your positive comments about the cleanliness and overall comfort of your room, we apologize in that we fell short on the condition of the bathroom tile. We would like to assure you that the... More 

London, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stayed here for one night during the Powerboat Festival! Amazing price, nice clean room, very friendly staff, continental breakfast was more than expected.. they had really good egg wraps..and if you cant eat that early... 630-930, then go down get some and bring them to your room..eat it when youre ready as you have a microwave in your room! Walking... More 

Thank Christa K
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments about your stay at the Harbourfront Inn. It is a great pleasure to know that you made the most of our location and services and that the front desk staff added to your overall experience. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit. More 

London, Ontario
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Well my husband stayed at this hotel while working in Sarnia many years ago and we drop in once in a while. Same wonderful atmosphere with fridge microwave and view of the water what could be better. A room on the night our boat broke down. Accommodating as always they found us parking for vehicle an 26 ft boat. Stokes... More 

Thank meeze99
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased that we were able to help you out and sincerely appreciate the kudos to Cheryl and Chris in regards to their customer service. It gives us a great deal of pleasure to know how much you enjoy the amenities we provide, the location and of course the boat parking, but what really has us smiling is... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We booked a room which we got at the very end, it smelt terribly of smoke (it was a smoking room to be fair), younger son was in another room some way up the corridor, no food available and no drinks, everywhere was shut when we arrived, breakfast is really early so missed it but helpful staff gave me a... More 

Thank Michael W
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

We sincerely regret that your recent stay with us was unsatisfactory. First of all, we are very sorry to hear that you were not feeling well. There are many variables in play when travelling, but we would like to assure you that due to the popularity of the breakfast wraps, they are replenished daily. While the operating hours of the... More 

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93 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We found our room to be reasonably comfortable but were awakened a few times by the inconsiderate few. Don't think I'll stay here again. Its pricey for what you get. In front of our room seemed to be the gathering place for beer drinking and partying.

Thank Mikem5278
dseller, Manager at The Harbourfront Inn, responded to this review

Your feedback in regards to your recent stay is appreciated. While we are very pleased that you found your room comfortable, we are extremely disappointed to hear that your sleep was interrupted because of exterior noise. Please know that this is not the norm, as the majority of our guests comment on having spent a quiet, restful night. On occasion,... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about The Harbourfront Inn

Address: 505 Harbour Road, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5R8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Sarnia
Price Range: ₹ 5,057 - ₹ 5,516 (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
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“Lower Floors have outside access in and out!”
 of 5 bubbles ChristaK609, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Kingsize room second floor”
 of 5 bubbles LaurettaTimmins, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Lower floor has door to outside. Easy to load and unload car.”
 of 5 bubbles Timing001, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“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!”
 of 5 bubbles hercwanderer, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to get a back room, and a first floor room if you don't do stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles TherealJimMeyer, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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