Wingate by Wyndham Erie
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWingate by Wyndham Erie
Just starting our second day at the Wingate in Erie. We arrived to a very clean room. I love the white bedding. It really gives me some confidence in the cleanliness.
We ordered delivery from TGI Fridays, which was pricy (no prices listed on the menu), but the delivery girl was extremely helpful and accommodating when she took my order. The food took an hour to arrive, and it wasn't super hot- but it met our needs for the evening.
We slept well in very comfortable beds with lots of fluffy pillows, and enjoyed the adjustable thermostat in the room.
My only complaints are the fact that the refrigerator was off when we arrived and it took all night- turned all the way down- to get semi cold.
Other than this- it was quiet beyond the air conditioner being rather loud when the fan kicked on, and neighboring doors seemed to slam loudly. Nothing a new sleep machine app couldn't fix. It would have actually been perfect had our MP3 alarm clock worked (the alarm button was jammed in and it would not allow me to set or turn it on.). Again- not a huge deal, tho, as we have our phones.
The TV is very nice and modern, but is limited on channels unless you purchase a package or pay $6.99+ for a movie. We hoped to use our iPad to play Netflix- but we're without USB connection. (Tho there is HDMi- I just hadn't come prepared with the proper connections.) We ended up setting up the laptop and watching Netflix on the free wifi.
This morning we enjoyed a nice continental breakfast. Everything was stocked and clean- even arriving very near the end. The selection was limited but definitely beat the granola bar and yogurt we would have had otherwise.
All and all a great experience, so far. I will definitely be staying here on future trips.
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