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Downtown Airdrie hotel with basic rooms and well-liked breakfast but many complaints

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Most reviewers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Several lodgers complimented the hotel's location
  • The hotel's staff was a source of many compliments by guests
Cons
  • Some guests experienced noise disturbances
  • A few reviewers mentioned smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms
  • Guests complained of partiers who made noise and smoked outside of guests rooms
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 27, 2014
Overview
Located just west of Highway 2 and 20 km (roughly a 15-minute drive) from Calgary International Airport (YYC), the Best Western Regency Inn Airdrie is geared business and vacation travellers who require a hotel providing easy highway access, situated near the airport.

This non-smoking hotel has 60 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two queen or one king bed, while suites offer a separate living area with a sofabed.

Hotel amenities include a business centre, fitness facilities, a hot tub, and meeting/conference space. Parking is free and pets are permitted for $20 per pet per night. This hotel is wheelchair accessible.

A free continental breakfast is available daily to all guests, while nearby restaurants include A&W (next door), and Paul's Pizza & Steak House which can be found roughly two minutes southwest on foot.

Genesis Place sports complex is a 6-minute drive from the Best Western Regency Inn Airdrie. Nose Creek Valley Museum is roughly 5 minutes south by car, while Roxy Theatre (the local cinema) is a 12-minute walk west. CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre is a 12-minute drive southward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on December 7, 2012: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and pets are permitted for $20 per night per pet.

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The Good
Guest reviews used for this analysis showed a positive response to the hotel's rooms, location, and staff.

Most reviewers were pleased with their accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as clean, with comfortable beds and linens, a good selection of pillows, updated decor, and a good internet connection.

The hotel's location was a source of many compliments by lodgers. They mentioned it being close to Calgary Airport, CrossIron Mills Mall, restaurants, and services. It was also described as "easy to get to" and close to highway access.

Several guests praised the hotel's staff. They were characterized as helpful, professional, and efficient. These guests also remarked the staff were very attentive to their needs.
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The Bad
Negative reviews found for this analysis mentioned the hotel's noise transfer, room odour, and breakfast hours.

Some reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported hearing laughing and talking from guests in adjacent rooms, vacuuming by the maids in the hallways in the early morning, plumbing noise through the walls, and noise from the in-room air conditioning units. It was also mentioned by a couple of guests that the air conditioning units were ineffective in cooling their room down.

A few guests mentioned they smelled cigarette odours in their rooms. This hotel is advertised as non-smoking; these reviewers were quite bothered by the odour.

The hours for the complimentary breakfast were a disappointment for a couple of lodgers. One guest found the start time of 6:30am to be too late, while another reviewer felt the end time of 9:30am was too early.
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TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #5 out of 5 Airdrie hotels from 32 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.1 out of 10 from 25 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with an 93% recommendation rate from 14 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent on December 7, 2012: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and pets are permitted for $20 per night per pet.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
7.7
Good

Rated 7.7/10 based on 107 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 1 hotels in Airdrie


6 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed November 30, 2013

"The cleanliness was good and the room comfortable and the complimentary breakfast was good. However the noise was very loud at times from the trucks out front, primarily diesel trucks. I'd actually recommend that staff stay in the rooms overnight to see what the problem is. It was like there was no insulation in the walls at all. Also parking would have been a concern if I arrived any later than I did or if there had been more guests."

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8 out of 10 | John stayed October 08, 2010

"A comfortable overnight accommodation."

"Reception staff were welocoming and efficient. Rooms and facilities were generous and met are requirements perfectly. Af few more tea, sugar etc would have been welcome! Our needs met; we would stay there again."

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4 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed August 07, 2006

"The hotel does not have a swimming pool for kids. The restaurant food was very expensive and of poor quality."

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8 out of 10 | Jeff stayed August 21, 2005

"The staff were friendly and helpful."

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Map Marker Best Western Regency Inn Airdrie
121 Edmonton Trl SE, Airdrie, AB