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Pet-friendly Airdrie motel with free access to Genesis Place water park and sports facility

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Several guests complimented the hotel's staff and service
  • Many lodgers felt the hotel was a good value
  • Indoor pool and waterslide at Genesis Place a hit with families
  • Many reviewers praised the hotel's location, in walking distance of eateries
Cons
  • A few guests complained about noise transfer
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 9, 2014
Overview
Located just east of Highway 2, the Super 8 Motel Airdrie is a 7-minute drive from Airdrie's city centre and is popular with families who require a hotel with well-equipped rooms and access to a waterpark and nearby eateries.

This non-smoking hotel has 49 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, all of which offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge and microwave, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer two queen beds, while suites offer one king bed and a sofabed. 
Hotel amenities include a business centre and free access to Genesis Place sports facility (right across the street). Parking is free and pets are permitted for a fee of $15 per pet per stay (along with a $50 deposit). This hotel is wheelchair accessible.

A free continental breakfast is served to all guests daily, while other nearby dining options include Extreme Pita and Pho East Lake Vietnamese Restaurant (both located next door) and Airdrie Smitty's (about a 4-minute walk around the corner).

Roxy Theatre (the local cinema) and Woodside Golf Course are both roughly an 8-minute drive northwest of the hotel, while Nose Creek Valley Museum can be found 7 minutes away by car. CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre is a 14-minute drive south, while Calgary Airport (YYC) can be found 17 minutes south by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $15 per stay and $50 deposit, wheelchair accessible. Call date: December 7, 2012).
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff, and value.

Most reviewers praised the hotel's location. They described it as being close to Calgary Airport, Genesis Place sports complex and CrossIron Mills Shopping Centre. It was also mentioned that the hotel's location provided easy access to Highway 2.

Several guests offered compliments to the hotel's staff. They were characterized as efficient, organized and accommodating.

The hotel's good value was mentioned many times by lodgers. These guests felt the free passes to Genesis Place (across the street), as well as the included breakfast, added to the value of their stay. It was also mentioned that the rates were reasonable, and one guest remarked, "the price is right".
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The Bad
Negative reviews found for this analysis mentioned the hotel's noise transfer and fitness facility's location.

A few reviewers had complaints about noise transfer while staying at the hotel. They described being disturbed by noisy air-conditioning units, the ice machines in the hallways, or other guests talking.


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Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 from 59 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 out of 5 Airdrie hotels from 28 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 96% recommendation rate from 24 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $15 per stay and $50 deposit, wheelchair accessible. Call date: December 7, 2012).
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
7.3
Good

Rated 7.3/10 based on 299 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 5 hotels in Airdrie

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Map Marker Super 8 Motel Airdrie
815 East Lake Blvd, Airdrie, AB