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Whitby, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We rented out room 280 for a bridal shower for my daughter and her fiancé. It was perfect for the occasion as it held the 50 people we invited, quite comfortably. I am writing to say, the customer service at the hotel was amazing. They let us come in the night before to set up (which was an absolute life... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tired and beaten-up rooms. Dirty. Rude GM, disinterested staff throughout. AVOID...If you need to be in the area stay at nearby hotels in Whitby or Bowmanville. The property is WELL below any major chain standards. A complete disgrace.

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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Room was clean. First room we had, the AC was broken. Same thing happened to a friend in another room. They are removing the balconies so we couldn't open a window. Beds are small as they only have doubles at the moment, they are renovating the king bedrooms. Pool is good. The kids liked it. The hot tub was closed,... More 

Thank Nackered
Newcastle, Canada
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The front desk staff was very confused and our wait for a room was 1 1/4 hours. When we finally got the keys, our room was waaay at the end of a long hall. The air in the hall was stale and dusty making breathing difficult. The door had to be pushed open using a shoulder or hip and sharply... More 

Thank Wilmot19
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

OMG! Where to start with a place as terrible as it was. When booking the rooms - 6 in total, not one of us was advised of the renovations - they've been going on now for 18 months. We were all there for a memorial service and only some got the bereavement rate. Hot tub and pool were both closed... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The rooms are clean, and reasonably sized, but looking a little tired. The property is under a significant renovation (which could be complete by now) which will certainly help. The internet connection instructions contemplate either dial-up or cable connection, to give you an idea how long it has been since the last major attention - that being said, the wireless... More 

Thank dcardno
Oshawa, Canada
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We recently held our annual bowling banquet here, in the Guild Room. Moe & staff were amazing. They took care of every little detail. There was a bit of miscommunication with the catering manager, but Moe & his team had it all fixed by the time I had the table center pieces on the tables. We arrived back at the... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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145 reviews
133 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I attended a wedding reception for friends here and was actually quite impressed. As other reviewers have noted, this hotel is a bit of a construction site now and there's a new wing about 8 stories being built. I believe it will be rebranded as a Marriott in the near future. The exterior is basically complete so most work from... More 

Thank KentuckyColonel
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night because it was close to a function we were attending. The room was really clean, staff were nice and the complimentary breakfast was the best I've ever had at a hotel. There was a hot buffet with eggs etc. Nice touch. I would definitely stay here again. I'm just sorry i... More 

Thank ssbru
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69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

It's great that the hotel is under renovation, it will be better for the future guest ; it's also nice to let people know at time of booking, so they don't keep the expectation too high. and lower the level of disappointment. All rooms (we booked as group) are too cold at Easter, imagine you check in 1030pm, it's nippy... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Durham Hotel & Conference Centre

Address: 1011 Bloor Street East, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K6, Canada (Formerly Quality Hotel & Conference Centre, Oshawa)
Region: Canada > Ontario > Oshawa
Price Range: $107 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Durham Hotel & Conference Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 194
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Also Known As:
Quality Hotel And Conference Centre
Holiday Inn Oshawa
Oshawa Holiday Inn
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“Ground floor so you can leave faster!”
 of 5 bubbles HappyTraveller663, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the 401 were quite loud. We had an inside courtyard view and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles JoDie711, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't mind the renovations u should not be inconvinced & you WILL be treated wonderfully”
 of 5 bubbles darahdebvorahc, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay here but hosted a bridal shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Allsaints123, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the side away from the freeway”
 of 5 bubbles reginalds842, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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