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Old Country Motel
Ranked #27 of 33 Hotels in Thunder Bay
Reviewed 19 May 2012

We have been coming to Thunder Bay May to June for some time staying at name brand motels. This year we are trying something different and after a little internet checking selected the Old Country Motel. We saw it last year and were less than impressed! But, after discussion with the owner felt it was worth a try.
We looked at 3 rooms before settling on room 4. It has been a good choice. The dividing wall gives us a living area with the sleeping area by itself. It is clean, cheery and rather relaxing after a day's work.
The new owner (as of January, 2012) is steadily improving each room one at a time and as a professional contractor knows how to do it right and well on an economic budget. (No slip-shod patches - tear it out and start from scratch.)
Yes, the walls are concrete block and some with paneling and noise travels; but, I have been in noisy expensive motels too! The motel does not make the noise.
We have been in over 100 different motels over the last few years and spend half the year on the road and return to the ones we like. This is a "like"!
And if you take room 4, take care of it. We want it back next year in its pristine condition.

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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 13 March 2012

We were travelling through thunder bay recently we stoped for the night at old country motel place was very cute,clean and the owner was very friendly all the time,we were very surprised at all the negative ratings that we read.give it a try you will like it and you will come again and stay here.it is under new ownership and he is redoing all the rooms,and it looks very nice.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

Not the best motel but but best for the money you pay and best for the service they give you. Clean, renovated and the owner goes out of his way to accommodate his customer.

What else do you want. I would recommend it to anyone who doesn't expect a 5 star penthouse.

LGR.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

we came to attend the hospital , I stayed the old country motel while my wife was at the hospital ,we didnt know how long we need to stay ,ended up that I stayed 7 days ,the friendly owner gave me one night for free , the room was clean ,and affordable $ 53.00,the internet connection was good , I came here because some one recommended to me ,and I will recommend it too .

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

I had to come to the city unexpectedly and found this motel while driving by. I was impressed at the price and the cleanliness of the place, the room was not only spotless but large. The motel is on main drag to the rest of the city, and we would stay there again. Very nice.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Old Country Motel

Address: 500 Cumberland St N, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7A 4R8, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Thunder Bay District > Thunder Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #27 of 33 Hotels in Thunder Bay
Price Range: $63 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Old Country Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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