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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First was late when i phoned used another site to book but net kept crashing. So phoned explained what was goin on the women said if i could make it there in a hr she would honour the low price. Made it and not only honoured it gave me a additional 15 off for cash payment. Room was spacious had... More 

Thank mr 5
Laval, Canada
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed two nights in this out-dated motel. A horrible experience! The door lock is broken There is mold in the tub Lots of little ants The toilet is extremely small The air conditioner is loud and does not cool the room peculiar smell in the room Very old furniture The WiFi is not working at all Overal, this motel... More 

Thank NiroMed

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London, Canada
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134 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I won't repeat what has already been posted other than to say that this facility (which has been there for decades) is the true definition of "discount motel". The room was small but had a double bed and the usual amenities....all old but well maintained. IF there was a concern it was the washroom....the entire place was perhaps 5 ft... More 

Thank retiredcarnut
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59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Hipwell's Motel is an old but clean motel located in Fonthill, Pelham. It is a no frills motel but has WIFI, cable TV, refrigerator, microwave AND air conditioning. The owners are friendly, helpful, kind and hard-working. The towels are fluffy and spotlessly clean and the sheets are too. New carpets in the rooms. Close to Fenwick, Fonthill and Welland it... More 

Thank princessvizzy
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This motel is very basic, but it is clean and the owners are nice people. Great for a quick overnight when on the road, or when nearby Niagara Falls is booked solid with ridiculous over inflated prices in high season. Mini fridge and microwave is a bonus as well for the price.

Thank André B
Val Caron, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

We stay at this motel for 1 night for a 60th anniversary on June 18. The staff was very pleasant. The room was very clean, I have not a older motel very down to the taps in the bathroom. Bed was very comfortable, the whole experience was very good. For the cost you can not beat it unless you are... More 

Thank Dan G
1 review
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Booked a room for two nights last week. After the first night had to leave on a family matter. We asked for a refund which was flatly refused. I admit it was in the afternoon. We then tried to compromise and asked for half back. Total refusal. Bad way to run a business. When we said we wouldn't stay there... More 

Thank daseyl
Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Things I liked..... - Extra comfy beds & nice selection of pillows - A/C cooled the room quickly for a 38 degrees celsius day - Room & bathroom were very clean, despite older decor and age of building - Friendly staff - Perfect for my needs - Parking right outside my door Things I didn't like so much..... - A... More 

Thank 4_Aussies_in_Canada
Sudbury, Canada
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84 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

We wanted somewhere outside of Niagara and found Hipwell's online, the write-ups looked great but in reality the price tag should have said it all. Every aspect of the 'motel' is old, tired and run down. The rooms are so small there is little room to move, perhaps shuffle - around the furniture. The vinyl patterned wallpaper hasn't been updated... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

Stayed with a pet quite a while ago. Room I was put in didn't even have a shower head and the room had a mild 'stink' to it. It was otherwise tidy. Felt like there were years of grime in the carpets, which needed a good shampoo. I am sure if you do not need a pet-friendly room that the... More 

Thank WaterNRockies

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hipwell's Motel

Address: 299 Hwy #20 West | Fonthill, Thorold, Ontario L0S 1E0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Thorold
Price Range: £29 - £37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“Not much choice other than double or queen bed, and smoking or non-smoking.”
 of 5 bubbles motorcyclemodeller, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't go here!”
 of 5 bubbles BenjaminD1102, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't travel with a pet here, unless you're in a bind”
 of 5 bubbles WaterNRockies, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Away from the road and hopefully no room behind you.”
 of 5 bubbles avtarw, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room off of Hwy.20 or the adjoining corner, to cut down on noise.”
 of 5 bubbles SASSYRN1966, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
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