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Owen Sound, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Young friendly couple, clean linens, room relatively clean. Soap, but no shampoo, no Kleenex provided in any room, room smelled boggy like the drains needed cleaning, no ventilation fan in bathroom, bathroom window diagonal crack and hole where knob should be - no way to easily open and shut, motel owners appeared to have not assimilated into community as they... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you're looking for a cheap motel, you've got it. Hard beds, old linens, uncomfortable beds and rude staff make for a terrible visit to this establishment. The lack of hotels in the area lead us to this unfortunate choice. Not recommended and definitely will not revisit.

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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I assume that this place must survive on customers who can't find another place to stay or just don't want to look or to pay much. Very expensive for a very old smelly motel. It was sold out the night we stayed. I suggest that you look around a lot first if you are booking far in advance. It is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

We stayed in this motel one night for a rest during a hiking trip. We were able to check in a bit early and the owner was very friendly. Great price for the area and great location...Thornbury is adorable and you're close to Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Bruce trail, Beaver Valley...lots of options! The room was very clean, lots of hot... More 

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Thank isajohn
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2015

Penny's Motel is a nice place to stay if you aren't interested in spending a lot of money. It is a budget motel and we found it to be very good value. The location for our bike rides was excellent. The bed was very comfortable and the washroom was just renovated. There are a number of restaurants within easy walking... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We ( my wife, myself and 2 teenager daughters ( 13/14 ) arrived from Richmond Hill, ON to spend some March break time in Blue Mountain area known as an overpriced place especially during the top holiday days ( line March Break ). We were looking for an hotel for 1 night stay after having a night snowshoeing trip on... More 

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2 Thank Eduard I
Belleville
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

Booked a single room through an online service for a weekend outing in Owen Sound. Music festival was on (not the event i was going to) so all closer properties were either sold out or had exorbitant rates. Room was smallish, comfortable and well-equipped. Bedding has seen many washers and dryers but was adequate. Room has electric heat (not on... More 

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London, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

Booked room on a Thursday afternoon for Saturday night, tried to cancel Friday afternoon was told couldn't cancel, they had credit card number and put charge through 5 minuets after the cancellation call, went there on Saturday evening, looked at room and didn't want to stay there, still would not give refund or any kind of discount. When we got... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

I was competing at an equestrian competition three minutes drive from the hotel. I appreciated the quick check-in and paying in advance, as I had to leave at 6:30 a.m. to go to my competition. It's a very basic motel and I had a room with a queen size bed that was quite small but great for one. There was... More 

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Parry Sound, Canada
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

The room was clean and the rates were very economical which was appealing to us so we had no real complaints. We knew that this was an older motel so the expectations were not high. Was okay for a one or two night stay.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Penny's Motel

Address: 141 King St E, Thornbury, Blue Mountains, Ontario N0H 2P0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Grey County > Blue Mountains > Thornbury
Price Range: £46 - £61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Penny's Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“we had room #2”
 of 5 bubbles 474eduardi, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Had Unit 5, in the corner. Clean and quiet. New sink and toilet, withh new fixtures. Bathtup old and stained. Water pressure low, but adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles jiggs111, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Don't stay at Penny's!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 506suzanne11, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Unit 14 is the only end unit so that might be best for those who are light sleepers as no one is else is the other side. Plus the bathroom is in btw you and the next unit.”
 of 5 bubbles gpm009, 24 Sep 2013 | Read review
“do not book in this place”
 of 5 bubbles Frank42-05, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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