Located just west of Queen Elizabeth Highway and roughly a 15-minute drive from Calgary International Airport (YYC), the Comfort Inn & Suites Airdrie is popular with air and car travellers who require a hotel situated close to the airport or highway access.
This hotel has 103 air-conditioned guest rooms, all of which offer one king or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. The hotel offers an indoor pool, a business centre, a fitness room, meeting/conference rooms, and free parking. Pets are permitted for $20 per pet per stay, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
A complimentary continental breakfast is offered daily to all guests, while other nearby restaurants include 5 Guys Burgers and Swiss Chalet, which are both within a 3-minute walk.
Twin Arenas, Nose Creek Valley Museum, and Roxy Theatre (the local cinema) are all within a 6-minute drive north of the Comfort Inn & Suites Airdrie. CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre can be found 10 minutes southward by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay for $20 per pet per stay. (Call date: December 8, 2012).
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's staff, location, and rooms.
Many reviewers praised the staff at this hotel and characterized them as friendly, helpful and efficient. One guest remarked, "The staff and facility...is well above the norm".
The hotel's location was a source of several compliments by lodgers. It was described as easily accessible off Highway 2, within walking distance to many restaurants, and close to CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre.
Many guests were impressed with their accommodations. They described their rooms as clean and well-maintained, with comfortable beds. One guest mentioned, "Even though the hotel was full it was very quiet".
Negative reviews found for this analysis mentioned the hotel's noise transfer and air conditioning and heating system.
Some guests experienced noise disturbances during their stay. They complained of traffic noise from the highway at the back of the hotel, and recommended booking rooms located at the front of the property. Guests also described noisy air conditioning units.
A few guests had difficulty with the heating and cooling system in their rooms. They recounted not being able to figure the system out, and also had complaints that their room was too hot or too cold.
Other complaints included limited seating in the breakfast area, as well as the fitness room being in need of a couple more machines.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 out of 5 Airdrie hotels from 36 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.7 out of 5 from 20 reviews.Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets stay for $20 per pet per stay. (Call date: December 8, 2012).
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.8 out of 10 from 11 reviews.