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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Ok, this place is not a luxury place but does have a very nice breakfast area. The view is fantastic! Yes, even romantic. We enjoyed seeing the ships travel by. The floors are cement. There does seems to be some smells from the cleaning but opening the door to the balcony solved that problem. We would stay again just to...

1Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This small ":inn" is actually more along the line of a 1980's era motel. The rooms are spotless clean but dated with hard beds and air conditioning that struggles to keep up with late summer temperatures. BUT THEN....there is the view of lock 7...and it couldn't be better. The balconies facing the lock allow you to watch the entire lowering/raising...

1Thank Jopoppa
Everglades City, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We stayed here 3 nights and found the service great and attentive. The view great for ship watchers. It is very reasonably priced All the basics are there. We had everything we needed. The location was great for visiting the locks of the Welland Canal and for visiting Niagara Falls.

2Thank TrilliumClass
Hampstead, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We have been here before but not for several years. We knew it was not a Hilton but we were disappointed that no updates seemed to have taken place. Someone called it "no luxury" and that is an understatement. The rooms are small and that is okay but the beds and pillows are old, old, old. There is still the...

3Thank Nancy968
York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Let's get the bad stuff out of the way first. The beds are mediocre. The breakfast area is nothing exciting; neither is breakfast. The a/c units keep the doorway areas cold while ignoring the rest of the room. The towels are like something from a dollar store. The cleaning service is, at best, uninspired. Still reading? Okay, if you've gotten...

2Thank JHerlocker
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Unfortunately stayed here for two nights. Read reviews which grossly overstated this establishment. More like a shipping container with cement floors. Room smelt damp. We had to sleeping with door open to balcony to get fresh air. Security lacking as doors to the bottom floor to access rooms were not shut properly. Noisy air ventilator in bathroom. Only one small...

Thank Clare D
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2015

My husband and I stayed here March 14 and 15th 2015. It was our first visit. We were greeted by the owner who was friendly and helpful. We were the only guests staying at the Inn for the new 2015 season. Our room was spotless and comfortable. We had a nice view of the Welland canal lock 7. Unfortunately it...

4Thank christiner754
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Very polite and courteous owner who supplied very well laid out rooms which were spotlessly clean and tidy. All rooms are em suite and have a TV and fridge, however there are no tea/coffee making facilities. Our room overlooked the canal locks and it was most interesting to watch the big cargo boats transiting the lock which only took about...

2Thank John F
Wadsworth, Ohio
Reviewed 27 August 2014

The Inn is under new ownership since the beginning of the shipping season. The new owners have not changed much from how the previous owners had run the operation. It is still keep very clean and everyone is very friendly. We saw more ships this year than any year in the last 5. Great place to just kick back for...

2Thank scannernut
Reviewed 17 July 2014

This motel is in a great location to view the ships going thru the locks and that is the only reason for the "pricey" rates. The rooms are your basic motel rooms without some of the standard amenities you normally find. Be sure to bring your shampoo, conditioner, etc because it is not provided. Neither is a hair dryer or...

2Thank akbound1
Girish R, Owner at The Inn at Lock Seven, responded to this review

We thank you for your stay with us and taking the time to review our property. We do apologise for any inconvenience however, most of the amenities - hair dryer, hot water kettle, shampoo/conditioner sachets, microwave oven, ironing facilities, etc. are available at the front office upon request by our guests. We look forward for your next visit in the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Thorold in the Niagara peninsula, a warm welcome with the comfort of modern conveniences awaits you at 'The Inn at Lock Seven'. This Inn overlooks the 7th lift lock of the Welland Canal and each guestroom has an outdoor seating area with a view of the locks. Free Wi-Fi access and a mounted flat-screen cable TV are included in every non-smoking guest room at this Inn. Rooms are soundproofed and equipped with a refrigerator, a coffee maker and furnished with a work desk. Some of the regional attractions and activities such as Canadian Horseshoe Falls, St. Catharines Musuem, Fallsview Casino Resort, Shaw Festival, Royal Niagara Golf Club, etc. Are within 15 - 20 minutes drive away from this Inn. The Inn at Lock Seven features a library, gift shop and the front desk offers a fax and copy service. From May until October, a complimentary breakfast is offered in the breakfast lounge. Parking is available on site at no additional cost. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Lock Seven

Address: 24 Chapel St South | Thorold, Thorold, Ontario L2V 2C6, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Thorold
Price Range: $104 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Inn at Lock Seven 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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The Inn At Lock 7
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“Best view is on the third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jeanrn2016, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room on the second floor best views of the boats.”
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“I don't think there are in good rooms.”
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“All rooms have a balcony or patio facing the canal but the best views are from the 2nd and 3rd floors.”
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