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Calgary hotel near city centre with indoor and kiddie pools and free hot breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free hot breakfast buffet
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to the Talisman Centre and shopping
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
Cons
  • A few guests reported noise transfer and spotty Wi-Fi
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Internet
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 10, 2014
Overview
Located about a 4-minute drive from Calgary's city centre and a 6-minute drive from the nearest Highway 8 on-ramp, Best Western Calgary Centre Inn is geared towards travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, an indoor pool and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites comes equipped with free Wi-Fi and wired Internet (cables available in the room), a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. King suites with a jetted tub, a microwave and a sitting area and sofabed are also available.

This hotel offers smoking and non-smoking rooms, as well as wheelchair-accessible rooms. Pets are not permitted.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool and kiddie pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre (with free wired Internet), guest laundry, free parking and a free breakfast buffet with hot and cold items. The breakfast is served weekday mornings from 6 am to 10 am, and until 11 am on weekends. This hotel features elevator service.

Scotiabank Saddledome is about a 6-minute drive away, while CORE Shopping Centre can be found 7 minutes away by car. The Talisman Centre is roughly a 4 minute drive from the hotel, and Calgary International Airport (YYC) is a 20-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

All property details verified by a front desk agent, May 18, 2014

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location and rooms. 

Numerous guests praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as friendly, helpful, efficient and professional. One patron noted that the staff were quite knowledgeable about the area, and able to give great directions and advice.

The hotel's location was convenient for many lodgers. They described it as easily accessible and close to the Talisman Centre, downtown Calgary, highway access, restaurants, shopping and public transit. A few guests did mention there was a limited selection of restaurants within walking distance, however.

Several travellers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, quiet, spacious and well equipped, with comfortable beds. A few reviewers had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. Complaints included: spotty Wi-Fi signals, dated decor and worn carpets. Plumbing noise and noisy air conditioning were also reported by a few lodgers.
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Sources
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 with a 94% recommendation rate from 194 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #37 of 99 Calgary hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 135 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 107 reviews.

The author corresponded with the hotel on May 18, 2014 to verify some information.
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
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40 / out of 81
hotels in Calgary

Rated 8.0/10 based on 1298 reviews

Ranked #40 out of 81 hotels in Calgary

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Map Marker BEST WESTERN Calgary Centre Inn
3630 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, AB