My wife and two young kids stayed at the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Sudbury from Thursday, July 31 to Monday, August 4. It was a good hotel and we were supposed to leave on the Sunday but we enjoyed our trip in Sudbury so much that we extended our vacation one day. The hotel has the essentials of what we were looking for: it was clean, close proximity to the attractions we came to see, the cost was reasonable, it had a pool, and there was breakfast included. It met our expectations – didn’t fall below or really exceed.
I found the staff friendly. The front desk staff checked us in quickly and later accommodated us with ease when we wanted to extend our stay. There was coffee, tea and fruit at the front desk and it was always stocked.
Our room was nice and with the exception of the toilet, it was clean. The chamber maid missed a spot when cleaning the toilet. Anyway, it was more of a “spot” and it wasn’t a big deal. The rest of the room was clean and the beds were comfortable.
Our stay included a buffet breakfast. There was eggs and depending on the day, either ham, bacon or sausage. There was cereal, hard boiled eggs, and a waffle maker with all the yummy add-ons. Let’s say the waffle was the best part. Aside from the waffles, the quality of food was OK. Not bad and not spectacular. Keep in mind, you’re in Sudbury and not Toronto or New York. I’m sorry if this offends anyone from Sudbury but I believe in managing my expectations. Breakfast was served in the lounge area across from reception. The lounge was nice, with a tall table that stretched down the middle and high bar type chairs on both sides. There were nice tables and comfy chairs and couches along the sides. Keep in mind, the lounge looks nice and fancy. However, the food was served on disposable plates, cups and utensils. I thought this was odd as it was at odds with the nice lounge. OK, I figure – disposable plates, cups and utensils? Not fancy but it will do. On our first morning, we had a hard time finding a table as the hotel was busy. Many guests got up and left their disposable plates, cups and utensils at their table – along with their mess – and left. I noticed the staff were on hand to ensure there was enough food but weren’t cleaning up the tables. OK, to be fair, I did see the staff clean up twice when it got really messy. However, I reasoned that it was the guests’ responsibility to clean up and there were garbage bins in the food area. Many guests didn’t get that and left quite the mess.
There is an indoor pool that we swam in twice. There were towels off to the side but no place to change. We ended up using the washroom across the hall. It was either that or change in our room and head to the pool in our swim suites. I saw a few families who did that and left a wet trail all the way to the elevator.
Would I return? Sure. Aside from the oddities of breakfast, the hotel had the essentials of what our family needed. There wasn’t the wow factor but there also wasn’t any deal breakers. It met our expectations.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hampton Inn by Hilton, situated at the Gateway to the City of Sudbury with warm furnishings, comfortable surroundings and meaningful extras...We love having you here! ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travel Republic (UK), Hotels.com, Expedia, Hilton Hotels Direct, TripOnline SA, Ebookers, HotelsClick, Cancelon, getaroom.com, Evoline ltd, HotelQuickly and 5viajes2012 S.L. so you can book your Hampton Inn Sudbury reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Hampton Inn Sudbury Hotel Sudbury
- Sudbury Hampton Inn