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North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very clean, but dated. Bathroom is very small. Friendly staff. Pool and hot tub need to be cleaned. Our key would not work, had to switch rooms, key was hit and miss in 2 nd room. Many trips back and forth to front desk as we were locked out.

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we appreciate your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you had issues with your door locks, even with having to move to another room. Unfortunately technology does that some times. Pool and hot tub have both been completely cleaned this weekend. Again thank you and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a fireplace jacuzzi room. Arrived to find tub covered with hairs along with hair in shower...another type of hair on top of toilet (guess)..huge spider web on light.. A fireplace that was not even on (manual pilot off) and dirty and incredibly disgusting.inside and out.glass was beyond filthy...went to office..said would clean room while we were out..didn't...owner called...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that your stay with us was not to your standards, and for any inconvenience you were caused. I will pass on the information in regards to the cleaning of the room to the housekeeper manager so she can look into it. Thank You for you posting and your feed back will be taken and addressed accordingly.

Newcastle
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Customer service lovely, very friendly. Room is cramped and very small. Smells like it was formerly a smoking room. Bathtub is sized for a toddler. You literally turn around in one space to use facilities. Windows are circa 1970 and for air conditioning it is a small window unit. Bed is comfortable!

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful words about our staff, I will pass that on to them. I am sorry you found the rooms to be small and cramped. The windows are actually fairly new and the A/C units are new in the past two years. Sorry if they were not satisfactory. Hope to see you in the area again. Thank...

Midland
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I have just spent three days on Bancroft and staying at the Sword Motor Inn. Check in was scrambled with to front desk reps trying to process three guests in the lobby at the same time. We had booked a suite with another guest who had not yet arrived. We paid for our portion of the room and was promptly...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We are sorry that your experience here was not fully satisfactory. We have updated our buildings and try to accommodate everyone the best we can. Sorry for your frustrations that the parking lot close to your room was full. As you said we were completely booked for the weekend and the parking is first come...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have been using this hotel several times a summer for the last 10 years. (Funny thing though, no one has EVER said 'Nice to see you again' or some such thing.) IT has gotten much better in the last 5 years or so. Its a tragedy they closed the little breakfast restaurant they used to have and now only...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we appreciate you being a multiple time return guest. The inn has gotten new management in the past five years and I am happy to hear that it has been a positive change. I am sorry that you have never been told nice to see you again. If I am at the desk next...

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Bancroft on the hunt to find new properties with my family. Spent $340.00 on two rooms, side by side. There was apparently heating but it didn't seem to work only a/c. Should vacuum along the sides of the mattress to remove food and dirt. Was a cold sleep, taking the blankets from the other bed. No one slept...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I hope you enjoyed your time in our area and that you did find some new property in this beautiful country area. We are sorry that your heating was not working properly, did you mention it to our staff to assist you? I will pass on the comment about the food and dirt on side...

Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Staff was very friendly and helpful even late at night. Clean rooms, lots of parking. Pool was nice, however the hot tub didn't really work well. Office area is warm and comfortable. Over all my family enjoyed the night. I would not hesitate to stay again.

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that almost everything was great. The hot tub is a little dated and we are looking at getting it replaced so hopefully next time you are here we have a frsh one for you to try out. Enjoy the fall season and...

The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Room itself was not too bad but very thin walked. You could hear the neighbor fart. For the quality of the room I found it very pricy. Breakfast is as with every motel 6, 8 or Comfort inn, not the best putting it mildly. Try to find a B&B when you are in town early, one that is not on...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Sorry that you found the room walls to be thin, allowing you to hear noises I'm sure you did not want to hear. We appreciate you telling this so we can do our best to fix this issue. Please have a safe and happy fall season and hope to see you in the area again.

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

156$ with tax per night for a king room and that is with a wedding discount! Rooms are dated and not sparkling clean. Found some mould in the shower. Parking was limited for any vehicle larger than a compact car. Many of the electrical plugs did not work or were so loose, your plug would fall out. The continental breakfast...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. All of our rooms have been renovated in the past couple years and we are continuously updating our property. Our parking lot is actually one of the better ones that I have been to, we have many large trucks and construction vehicles...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a very acceptable rural motel, clean and well attended to. I arrived late and left early on a business trip, so I can't speak about the pool or other amenities. My room was clean and comfortable but a bit on the small side as might be expected in an older motel. The free breakfast was muffins, toast and...

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Sunil P, General Manager at Sword Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your feed back and i'm sorry to hear you where so busy you couldn't enjoy our pool facility. Thank you for the compliment to the cleanliness of your room, and you are correct that older motels do have smaller rooms. We do our best to make up for that in other areas and are constantly updating the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located just on the north side of Bancroft near the end of Hasting St. We accommodate Sledders, ATV's, Pets, Rock Hounds and just the passer buyer. We have a heated in door pool, Hot tub and dry sauna along with a games room. All our guest receive a complimentary continental breakfast in our lovely breakfast area with there stay. This includes Hot waffles, hard boiled eggs, cereal, choice of different breads and pastries, coffee, tea, juice and much more! We are with in walking distance to almost everything in town and have a park right beside us that the York river runs through and right behind our location as well. So if you are a canoeist this is the spot to be. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sword Motor Inn

Address: 146 Hastings St, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Bancroft
Price Range: $141 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sword Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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