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“Spotlessly clean, very attentive and friendly owners!!”
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Dunlop Motel
Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Goderich
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My friend and I were attending a local blues event in town and booked for 2 nights. The rate was very reasonable and the room was very large.
We had 2 queen beds, plus an extra sink, bar fridge, microwave and coffee maker in the main room. The bathroom was so clean you could eat out of the tub!! Fixtures and caulking and tile in mint condition. Looked like a brand-new tub surround.
New carpet and large mirror over the sink in the "kitchen" area, plus vanity lights. That was great if two people were getting ready and both needed a mirror!!
Very well-kept, spacious grounds with gardens, horse-shoe pits and freshly painted asphalt and parking lines in the parking lot, plus a little gazebo with picnic tables and a bbq.
The beds were firm and comfortable, the bedding in good shape (not faded or stained) and the pillows were very firm and dense, so if you like thin, soft pillows, you may want to bring your own. I happen to like very firm pillows.
The owner came to check on us 2x, inquiring if we needed any supplies and how did we like the room? He was very friendly and helpful and pleasant.
We will certainly return to that motel any time I am visiting Goderich again!! I highly recommend it, even though it is a little north of town on highway 21, it is only a 5 min. drive into town.

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very clean small motor inn, reminiscent of days gone by. The owner and family are very nice and accommodating. Large rooms. While being on the motorway I did not hear any sounds from the highway. Comfortable queen beds.

Stayed: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

New owners took over a couple of years ago. The place is well kept. Nice manicured lawns. Friendly staff. The place seemed reasonably clean aside from the stray pubes I found in the bathroom. The rooms are not that cheap anymore. We paid $120/night. The motel is usually full and this year it was only half full. The room is fairly large and comes equipped with a bar fridge, microwave, tv, couches, two queen beds, and an ac unit. The place is quiet. The free wifi is not very good. Actually it was unusable. I ended up switching over to 3G to get reliable speeds. I'm not sure why the internet was so horrendous because I did a speedtest and found it to be quite fast (28mbps down, 5mbps up).

The owners were chintzy on the toilet paper. I felt like we had to ration what we had. We weren't given a full roll of toilet paper to start with and were only given one extra roll. By the time the night was over, our toilet paper was down to the last few sheets. The next day, same thing. One roll of toilet paper. Really? Can you not afford to put two or three rolls of toilet paper in the room? Are you worried someone might steal it? I can't believe I'm complaining about toilet paper. Never in all of my reviews have I ever done so.

The floor was wet near the door. I believe there must be a leaking pipe underneath because the rest of the place was dry. The ceiling looked a little rough with the cracks and paint touch up marks. A fresh coat of paint could help.

Overall, the stay was ok. It's what you'd expect from a motel.

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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Thank gareauk
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed spending the night at this awesome and super clean motel. The management and crew do a great job in taking care of the motel and grounds plus they are very respectful, helpful and friendly as well.

Stayed: June 2017
Thank Dave L
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

145.00 for a night...basic road side motel. 4 family members not enough towel. Toilet was broken no hair dryer. Nothing around about 10 minute drive into town.
Owner wad nice but do to an accident on the highway we arrived around 7:30 and he was kind of pissy. We spoke on the phone and told him we would be late.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled with family
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Address: 82036A Bluewater Hwy, Goderich, Ontario N7A 3Y2, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Huron County > Goderich
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi) Free Parking
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Ranked #7 of 9 Hotels in Goderich
Price Range: $87 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dunlop Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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