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Bucerias, Mexico
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We liked the location of the Harbourfront Inn - close to walking trails along the river and walking distance to some restaurants. The room more than met our needs and provided good value. Breakfast was adequate. Reception staff were pleasant and helpful. Some previous guests had complained about the quality of the Internet. We arrived the day an upgraded system...

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

Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your comments on our upgraded internet, location and value. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Sarnia.

Trenton, Canada
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is an update on a review I posted earlier in the year. The hotel just invested heavily in a new WiFi system and internet connection and I have to say, it is a huge improvement over the old system. Connections are strong and reliable and speeds are very good. I have spent 5 months, on and off as a...

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

Dear Eric J Feedback from our loyal guests is so very important and we sincerely appreciate that you took the time to share your thoughts. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy your time with us and that our staff, amenities and location are to your liking. We hope to continue and improve upon our service to you and...

Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Planned to stay two weeks. The bed is VERY hard. Main disappointment is the wifi that is advertised . If you aren't in the lobby you cannot get it! We have been told the wifi hasn't been upgraded for years due to the cost. I fortunately that's the main means of communication ! Even local bar has better wifi access...

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

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that you encountered so much trouble connecting to the Internet. Please accept our apology for the inconvenience. At the time of your stay, we were in final discussions with regards to upgrading the service and did so in early October. We hope that the next time you are in Sarnia you...

Columbus, OH
Reviewed 10 September 2015

One night, early September. Hotel is nicely located just over border from U.S., next to water. There is a nice walk path next to hotel that goes into town, right next to the river. Continental breakfast okay. Nice size room, decent bed, bathroom, TV, air con, etc. Restaurants next door. Good deal.

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

Thank you for sending a review about your recent stay. We are very happy to hear that you found your room comfortable and enjoyed all aspects of our unique location. We look forward to having you back in the near future.

Hong Kong
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This hotel feels like a motel from the 1970s. It was clean, but completely out dated and had a slightly musty smell throughout. Bed and sheet were not good quality, and the breakfast was meager. If another hotel is available in the area, you should definitely pick another option.

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

Thank you for your review. Though we were not the fit that you were looking for, we do appreciate your mention of the fact that your room was clean. Our dedicated housekeeping staff work hard to ensure that. In regards to the continental breakfast, we can only resort to its definition......”a light breakfast with only baked goods and beverages such...

Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed here one night as we passed through Sarnia. The hostess, Samantha, was super friendly and helpful. We had a very quiet night's rest. I would have rated this hotel at level five but for the scant breakfast offered.

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

Thank you for posting a review. We sincerely appreciate your kind words in regards to Samantha's customer service. It is always nice for staff to know what a great job they are doing. We are very glad that you had a good rest, but very disappointed that you felt our continental breakfast was not adequate. Presently, we are not equipped...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Reasonably priced, quiet room, friendly staff, close to everything. Good variety of breakfast selection; margarine, jam, peanut butter, orange & apple juice, muffins, fruit, etc. Comfortable walking distance to boat tour, harbor front, park, city centre. Short car ride to blue water bridge, food stores, mall.... We would definitely go back again.

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

Thank you for submitting your review. It gives us a great deal of pleasure to know of your satisfaction with everything you experienced during your 5 day visit at the Harbourfront Inn. We look forward to the opportunity to be of service to you again.

Timmins
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Nice, quaint Inn. Clean, spacious room. Bed was a little hard for my liking. Close to restaurants and a wonderful harbour view. Close to downtownand Park areas with picnic tables.Free breakfast, cereal, bagels, Muffins, toast, yogurt, Coffee or tea. I would stay here again.

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

Thank you for sending a review about your recent stay. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed our facility and all that we have to offer. We look forward to your return visit.

Blenheim, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Booked this hotel for a getaway and to be close to the water. Had a wonderful time walking around the park right on the St. Clair River. Then a very short drive to Point Edward with another amazing walk at the mouth of the St. Clair leading into Lake Huron. The waterfront in Sarnia is beautiful. The room we booked...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It pleases us greatly to know that our guests enjoy our proximity to the many different sights and surrounding businesses. We are sorry though, that you were unable to connect to the WiFi. Even though you were comfortable and well attended to by our staff, we would have liked you...

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Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Wanting to have a nice romantic getaway that's not too far from home but harbourfront inn doesn't deal with locals. Which is crap, I was wanting to pay with my credit card as well. I think the policy needs to be changed. We wanted something with smoking near the water but we're denied

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We sincerely regret that our policy caused you an inconvenience.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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: €69 - €76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Harbourfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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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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“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!”
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