Medicine Hat has a fair selection of hotels to stay at while visiting either for business or pleasure. I chose 3 hotels that have higher guest scores and newer facilities.

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Editor's Top 4 Picks

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Book from ~$122 CAD
Popular Medicine Hat hotel with indoor pool and waterslide, mini-kitchen and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Guests often said the rooms were spacious and well decorated
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway, restaurants and shopping
  • Several guests enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide
  • Many guests liked the free breakfast with hot choices and the bright breakfast room
  • Many guests felt the customer service was very good and set this hotel apart
Cons
  • A few guests complained about hearing their neighbours above walking
Days Inn seems to do a good job of pleasing its guests with a guest score average of 8.2/10 and a hotel property ranking of # 1 out of 11 Medicine Hat hotels. It offers some freebies that help to bring the room price down, namely breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. Guests enjoyed the clean and modern rooms here, as well as the breakfast, staff and location. It also has a well-liked pool and waterslide, but no on-site restaurant. Reviewers have said that it's only 2-minutes' walk to a restaurant from here and some have said it's too expensive, but most have enjoyed this hotel with the amenities and service offered. It also has a business centre for guest use and it's only 12 minutes to the airport.
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Book from ~$105 CAD
Near shopping mall and highway, free breakfast, indoor pool, clean rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing shopping, restaurants and the Trans-Canada Hwy
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • The food at the free breakfast was frequently praised by guests
  • Many guests said that they were likely to stay at this hotel again in the future
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms
  • A couple of reviewers found the free Wi-Fi service to be unreliable
Comfort Inn is situated across from the Medicine Hat Mall with over 100 stores and services, plus fast food eateries and full-service restaurants like Kelsey's and Montana's. This is good because it doesn't have its own restaurant on premises. It does have a business centre, pool, hot tub and fitness centre, clean and comfortable rooms, good staff and a good, free breakfast. Other freebies include Wi-Fi and parking. Many guests said they planned to return here. It's 11 minutes to the airport.
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Book from ~$95 CAD
Clean rooms, accommodating staff, free breakfast, indoor pool and hot tub
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the Trans-Canada Hwy
  • Several guests said that they would stay at this hotel again in the future
  • Several reviewers appreciated the free breakfast
Cons
  • Several guests were disturbed by noise from within the hotel
  • A few reviewers complained that the provided pillows were uncomfortable
  • A few guests complained that the in-room climate control units were ineffective
Super 8 seems to be an economical choice and some say it is in need of upgrades, but more than one said they would stay again. It offers these freebies: Wi-Fi, parking and breakfast. It has a pool, hot tub and fitness centre, along with a BBQ area for guest enjoyment. There's no restaurant, but guests say that there's some withing a 2-minute walk of here. Guests generally liked the breakfast, the staff, the location and said the rooms were clean. Its rating is 7.3/10 and it's 9 minutes to the airport.
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Book from ~$88 CAD
Well-liked but older Medicine Hat hotel with indoor pool, comfy beds and rooms with kitchens 
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, airport shuttle, local calls
  • Many reviewers were well pleased with clean and comfortable rooms
  • Comfy beds were a highlight for more than one reviewer
  • Many guests appreciated the value the hotel offered
  • The owners and staff were well liked by many guests who found them welcoming and attentive
  • Location was a plus, right off Hwy 1, but in a residential area, with restaurants and hospital close by
Cons
  • Some guests pointed to areas that still needed renovation when they stayed
  • No elevator to the second floor

5 Other Hotels Close to Medicine Hat Airport

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Book from ~$78 CAD
Just off Trans-Canada highway, free breakfast, great staff, clean but dated rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's affordable and budget-friendly rates
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their friendly and knowledgable service
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • A few guests reported dated decor and no toiletries
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few lodgers
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Book from ~$94 CAD
Near Trans-Canada, indoor pool with waterslide, but concerns about dated rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests enjoyed the indoor pool, waterslide and hot tub
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers thought that the rooms were clean
  • A few guests found their beds to be comfortable
Cons
  • Many guests thought that their rooms were in need of renovations
  • Many reviewers complained about stained carpeting in their rooms and in the halls
  • Several guests indicated that they were not likely to return
  • A few reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in the halls
  • A few guests were disappointed with the food and selection at the free breakfast
Location
Located at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Crowsnest Highway 3, (less than a 1-minute drive) this hotel is a 3-minute drive from the Medicine Hat Airport.
Parking
Free on-site parking is available to guests.
Getting Around
At just an 8-minute drive from downtown Medicine Hat, and less than a 1-minute drive from the Trans-Canada Highway, this hotel is conveniently situated for those wishing to explore the area by car.

Public transit access heading into downtown Medicine Hat, as well as towards the airport, is a 5-minute walk from this hotel.
Dining
Free breakfast is served between 7 am and 9 am, and the on-site lounge is open for lunch and dinner.

There are a number of restaurants within a 5-minute walk of this Travelodge.
Entertainment
Available for guest use at this hotel is an indoor heated pool complete with waterslide and hot tub.
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Book from ~$125 CAD
Near Trans-Canada Hwy, clean rooms, friendly service, two indoor pools
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-maintained
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the Trans-Canada Hwy
Cons
  • Several guests described their rooms as small
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room interiors were dated
  • A couple of guests had difficulty maintaining a comfortable in-room temperature
Location
Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway, this hotel is a 4-minute drive from the Medicine Hat Airport.
Parking
Free parking is available to guests during the course of their stay.
Getting Around
Downtown Medicine Hat is a 7-minute drive away, while the Trans-Canada on-ramp is less than 1 minute away by car.

Public transit to the airport or downtown Medicine Hat is an 8-minute walk away, on Crowsnest Highway 3.
Dining
A free hot breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9:30 am, and a number of other dining options are available at the doorstep of this Best Western, within a 2-minute walk.
Entertainment
On-site are two indoor heated pools, two hot tubs and a fitness centre for guest enjoyment.
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Book from ~$127 CAD
Well-liked southwest Medicine Hat hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • A few guests found their beds to be comfortable
  • A couple of reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool
  • Many guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Many guests enjoyed the newly renovated rooms
Cons
  • A few guests complained that the shower heads were too low
Location
Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway, this hotel is a 4-minute drive from the airport.
Getting Around
Downtown Medicine Hat is a 7-minute drive away, while the Trans-Canada Highway is easily accessible in under a 1-minute drive.

A public bus is available near the hotel, on Crowsnest Highway, at a 10-minute walk.
Parking
Free parking is available to guests of this Quality Inn.
Dining
A free buffet breakfast is available Mondays through Saturdays from 8 am to 11 am, and a free a la carte menu is available on Sundays from 7 am to 11 am. O'Riley's Restaurant is located on site and is open from 7 am to 2 pm.

There is free coffee available in the lobby. A number of other casual dining restaurants are available within a 3-minute walk.
Entertainment
On site, this hotel features an indoor heated pool, hot tub and fitness centre.
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Book from ~$121 CAD
On-site restaurant, clean rooms, within a 1-minute drive of the Trans-Canada Hwy
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Several guests thought that the room interiors were dated
  • A couple of reviewers complained that the in-room air conditioning was ineffective
Location
Located along a main thoroughfare on a commercial strip, this hotel is a 9-minute drive from the airport.
Getting Around
Downtown Medicine Hat is a 7-minute drive away, while the Trans-Canada Highway is just a 1-minute drive from the proprty. Nearby is the Connaught Golf Club (about a 5-minute drive) for those looking to get in a round of golf.

This hotel is located on a route servicing Southern Medicine Hat and connects to buses serving the downtown core. The airport is not easily reached on public transit routes from this hotel.
Parking
Free parking is available to guests during the course of their stay.
Dining
A complimentary breakfast is available from 6 am to 10 am, and the on-site Bourbon Street Lounge and Restaurant serves up a limited lunch and dinner buffet menu. Room service is also available.

The liquor store on site is perfect for those wishing for a drink in the privacy of their own rooms.

There are also other restaurants located within a 5-minute walk of the hotel.
Entertainment
On site, guests looking to work up a sweat can take in the 24-hour fitness centre or make a reservation at the There She Glows Spa for some pampering.

Tips For Staying Near Medicine Hat Airport

Location
Located just outside of central Medicine Hat (a 9-minute drive) in southwestern Alberta, about a 3-hour drive south of Calgary, the Medicine Hat Regional Airport (YXH) has daily flights operating to and from Calgary, serving domestic and international connections.

The city of Medicine Hat is surrounded by a number of large natural gas fields, giving it the nickname "The Gas City."
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Parking
Coin-operated, metered parking is available for hourly rates of $2. For extended parking options, they have a pay-and-display system in place at a rate of $8 per day, $40 per week and $80 per month. Accessible parking is available close to the doors at the same rates.
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Getting Around: Driving
There is an Avis Car Rental agent in the airport terminal and there are two cab companies available to transport you to nearby destinations.

Downtown Medicine Hat is a 9-minute drive, the Crowsnest Highway 3 is under a 1-minute drive and the Trans-Canada Highway is a 3-minute drive away.
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit servicing the Medicine Hat area is available. To access it from the airport, it is a 6-minute walk from the airport terminal to the corner of Bannon Avenue SW and Highway 3 (walk to Highway 3 and turn left to hit Bannon). Bus #22 from that stop will take you to downtown Medicine Hat.

Cash fares are $2.75 and schedules for alternate routes can be found on the Medicine Hat Transit Ride Guide.
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Dining
While there are vending machines for hot and cold drinks by the security desk, the only restaurant is the Airport Cafe, serving up burgers, fries and sandwiches. They are open Mondays through Fridays from 7 am to 2 pm, Saturdays from 8 am to 12 pm, and are closed on Sundays. 
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