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Cranbrook, Canada
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The English River Inn is a single story older independent motel located along the Trans Canada Highway west of Ignace and 160 Km east of Dryden. The motel is a bit isolated but they have food available to purchase. Our unit on this trip was room 103. No kitchenette but they have a breakfast room next to the office. The...

Thank L B
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I've driven through Northern Ontario twice and each time I have spent the night here. First of all, it reminds me of Twin Peaks in all the right ways, anyone who's seen it and knows the way the detective fell in love with the town knows how I felt here. The people who run it are very welcoming and it...

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great folks, helpful and friendly. The room was neat and clean. price was right as well.We were on our way out west and timed our mileage to end up in this area. No restaurants there but they had frozen food like pizza that could be purchased. breakfast was included. would go back again

Thank Ken W
Region of Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Clean room, friendly service and lovely breakfast including hot waffles that were a great treat. Perfect spot to stop on road trip or just to get away for a night. Great wifi - would definitely return! gorgeous scenic spot on river.

Thank Tenille M
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We meant to sleep in Ignace, ON but when we arrived the motel was full and the owner recommended English River Inn to us. It was much further of a drive so we kept going and so glad we did!! The inn is so cute and immaculately kept. The owners are very friendly. Rooms are simple but very clean and...

Thank Shanley W
Ridgetown, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016

When my Wife & I were planning our trip to Yellowknife this past winter, we needed accommodation near Thunder Bay, but wanted to avoid travelling into the big city if we could. Therefore, we booked a reservation at The English River Inn based on the positive reviews on TripAdvisor despite the fact that they were a little out of date,...

Thank John G
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is an awesome place to stop along the highway. The owners are friendly and caring and really take pride in their place. They are not really fans of noisy customers and Bruce can come across as strict. This is more of a place for families to stop on vacation. The Inn is on a lake and there is a...

1Thank Laura Q
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We're on our way through to Alberta and decided to stop for the night at this motel after reading the positive reviews. Fantastic place! Quaint motel with friendly service. We were warm greeted and the layout of how things operate were explained to us. The room was spacious and clean. It's dated, but for the price we paid, can't complain...

Thank JC_worldtraveller_14
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Highly recommend this motel for a stopover. Welcoming hosts, clean and comfortable room, lovely setting. Frozen foods available for a light supper. Right off the highway but not noisy. The owners clearly take pride in their establishment, as they should.

Thank Jean H
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely spot to stop over night. Family run business, simple, clean rooms and good breakfast. We were travelling w dog and she was welcomed. No restaurant in town so bring your own supper. Plates and cutlery available for your use. We would stay again.

Thank laro58

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about English River Inn

Address: Highway 17 | English River, English River, Ontario, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Kenora District > English River
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Note traveling this area of the time change (Thunder Bay)”
  • Room 103 bathroom with tub
  • Queen Beds
LB829, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“great view, perfect family vacation spot, friendly owners!”
565lauraq, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They do accept pets, however I believe they limit it to one dog.”
GaryM209, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 104 was fine”
Cligr2, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, there's also a group kitchen if you want to book a group.”
3travellingbears, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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