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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely, old fashioned hotel is a 5 minute walk to Centennial Park on the St. Clair river. Very nice gym and large, indoor swimming pool. Staff are exceptionally nice. My son was impressed that they had preserved a historic well. The only negative is that they no longer have a restaurant but there are places within walking distance.

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Thank Jo Anne W
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great welcome by a very pleasant lady at reception who booked me into a nice King Bed Room at the end of the corridor on floor two, which was nice and quiet. the room was very large and had everything I needed. The Bathroom and Shower were excellent with great quality toiletries as well. The pool and Sauna were nice... More 

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Porter, Indiana
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stay at the Drawbridge Inn regularly. We've been going there for the last five years or so. The staff are courteous and professional. The rooms are clean and comfortable. There's plenty of parking, and the Inn is right next to the beautiful St. Claire Riverwalk.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to town for a show at the Station Music Hall and decided to stay here for a change, and we are not disappointed at all! After a speedy check in by the sweet Hillary, we decided to inspect the room and just love it! Haven't tried breakfast yet, but so far we are loving it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Well-maintained, clean quaint hotel which is a bit dated in some areas. Rooms were spacious and clean although the safe is located in a odd spot in the middle of the room and there was a burn from the iron in the carpet. The bed was very comfortable.The bathroom was a bit on a small side! The staff were very... More 

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Thank David C
Burlington, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is not new or modern but well priced with character. Decor fit the venue. Very clean. Lots of parking Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Great price for value. Good location. Many restaurants around. Close to harbour Comfy beds

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Thank JER154984
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This hotel must have been charming in it's hey day, but not so much now. English Tudor with beautiful stone floors. It needs a facelift inside. Room was clean. The door frame looked like someone had kicked it in at one time and had been splintered, but it locked.

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Thank Gigglebelly
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Older hotel in Downtown Sarnia. Staff were very friendly and room clean. Fluffy Ikea towels. Continental breakfast nothing special. Thought it was great value for the price - we booked on-line not through the hotel. Walking distance to lakeshore. Gave a very good rating based on value for money.

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Thank Ann G
Brantford, ON
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

People who should not consider staying here: 1/ Those who are worried that the carpets are a little past their prime. 2/ People who want lots of amenities. 3/ People who are freaked out because the enamel in the bathroom sink is damaged. Why you should consider staying here: It is a clean and comfortable place. The staff is friendly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It is a unique old style building and few steps away from lake-shore. The rooms were clean and worth the money we paid for. We booked it only a week in advance and this was the best deal we could get at the peak of summers. The hotel staff is very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast was okay but again... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drawbridge Inn Suites stands out as one of the most unique hotels in Ontario. Modeled after the original owner's ancestral home in Europe, the Tudor style stands out in Sarnia. This unique property combines the beauty of a boutique hotel with the convenience of a modern hotel. Bordered by the picturesque St. Clair River, the Drawbridge sits in the heart of historic Sarnia. From the moment you check in, our friendly staff will make you feel at home. We offer our guests a list of amenities like a heated indoor pool, gym and sauna. Business travelers appreciate our high tech amenities like complimentary high-speed wireless. In room guest amenities include hair dryers, safes and in room coffeemakers. If you really want to pamper yourself, everything in Sarnia is just a short walk from the hotel. Shops, dining and sweeping views of the azure blue St. Clair River are only a few blocks away. Drawbridge Inn Suites is the perfect getaway for travelers tired of the average franchise hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drawbridge Inn

Address: 283 Christina Street North, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 5V4, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Sarnia
Price Range: £41 - £53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Drawbridge Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Drawbridge Hotel Sarnia
Drawbridge Inn Sarnia, Canada - Ontario
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“Ask for a room away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Gigglebelly, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had Room 95, which appears to be in a newer part of the hotel.”
  • The fridge in room.
 of 5 bubbles Mark_S_1957, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a room close to the lobby if you expect wifi”
 of 5 bubbles danm0564, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get one at the front”
 of 5 bubbles 404JodyB, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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