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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

2 nights here for a family of 4 cost half as much as Niagara Falls hotels. And you have the locks at your doorstep. Yes, it's outdated but very clean and functional. If the breakfast included at least some muffins or boiled eggs it would have been great.

Thank ManOfAdventure2016
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80 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I knew from pictures and research that the Inn was not a 5 star cookie cutter Chain Hotel. And that was great. Yes, the towels were then and there were not 6 pillows on each bed...but it also gave my credit card a break $$$ vs other places in the area. It is a motel, and sometimes that is what... More 

Thank yesimallpacked
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn in early August and were disappointed in the state of the room for the amount of money we paid. The beds (double) had no support due to their age. The carpet was worn, the bathroom right of of 1960 and the towels very thin. The only thing going for this hotel is watching ships pass... More 

Thank Brenda K
Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed while visiting friends in the area. It is located halfway between Niagara Falls and Niagara on the Lake. Great since we were visiting both places. Held true to the reviews. Dated but clean. The best part is the balcony and the view. I had never seen a canal before and to watch the HUGE ships come thru the... More 

Thank jeanrn2016
Austin, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This motel is located just 10 minutes away from Niagara Falls. We stayed there to attend a wedding in Thorald. The area had been experiencing unusually high temperatures so the aire conditioning unit was working so hard to cool our room. We requested fans from the front desk and they were happy to oblige. That helped somewhat. This property is... More 

Thank Gail M
Buckeye, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Parking good. Staff nice. Hotel and room very, very old. Clean, I think, but with the age of the place, hard to tell. I had to pull up a chair to access the air conditioning in the closet area. It was confusing to operate. Great view of ships in the lock, very entertaining. Bed was comfortable but still can not... More 

Thank Gayle B
Jamestown, New York
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27 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Some friends of ours said that this Inn was a great place to stay for day trips around the Niagara Peninsula. It was very true, and quite convenient. Three floors of rooms overlooking lock 7 of the Welland Canal give you a great view of the operation of the lock and the huge freighters that ply the Great Lakes. If... More 

Thank Nicholas M
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The sat nav brought us up a dirt road which led to the road next to the lock, not the best of beginnings! Check in was quick and painless. Accessed our room through a general metal door and concrete stairwell. The room was clean, but..... the fridge must have been from the 1970's, the plastic wrap was still left on... More 

Thank Nicky M
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn for a wedding in a group of rooms. The locks were really neat to see and there was breakfast at the hotel. The manager was really nice and overall we really enjoyed our stay with family.

Thank Kirsten B
Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Very simple inn.. All the necessities nothing extra. Very clean and easy check in. Ear plugs may be helpful as the air conditioner is quite loud but not bad. The view was awesome, my kids loved seeing the ships come through. Love the free parking and breakfast. Friendly. Overall a good stay.

Thank hammerfam1

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 S | Thorold, Thorold, Ontario L2V 2C6, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Thorold
Price Range: £58 - £72 (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 Seven Hotel Thorold
The Inn At Lock 7
The Inn At Lock Seven Thorold, Canada - Ontario
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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.”
 of 5 bubbles 148gailm, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are in good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles gayleb389, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a balcony or patio facing the canal but the best views are from the 2nd and 3rd floors.”
 of 5 bubbles gat590, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor is best for ship viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles cruiseship4me, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
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