Located approximately 15 minutes from Calgary International Airport (YYC) in Calgary's northeast quadrant, this hotel is popular with air travellers who want easy access to the airport or the use of the hotel's airport shuttle. Many of the guests of this hotel stay here either at the beginning or at the end of travels by air.
Of the 101 rooms at this hotel, guests can choose from standard rooms (king or queen beds), or two-room king suites with a separate bedroom and a kitchenette. There are smoking and non-smoking rooms available. In all rooms, guests can expect Wi-Fi, a 40-inch flat-screen TV, a sofa bed, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Pets are not allowed at this hotel.
There is no on-site restaurant, but guests are offered a free hot breakfast daily. There are also various chain restaurants located within a short walking distance from the hotel (including some directly across the street). Parking is available on-site for free. Air travellers can use the complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle.
The Calgary Zoo is the closest major attraction to the hotel, 15 minutes by car from the hotel. The downtown area, which is where the business district and a number of major attractions are (including the Stampede Corral, the Saddledome, Calgary Tower and the Glenbow Museum), is about a 20-minute drive south of the hotel. (Distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps).
Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking, airport shuttle and breakfast (call date: August 13, 2012)
Based on reviews used for this analysis, guests were very impressed with this hotel. Courteous staff and good value for the price paid were frequently mentioned.
Staff here were professional and friendly, and made a favourable impression on a number of guests at this hotel. Guests commented on how responsive and accommodating they were, and mentioned that the check-in process was smooth. Several guests said that staff addressed them by name throughout their stay at the hotel, and they appreciated this personal touch.
There was a sense from guests that this hotel provided good value for the price paid. Several guests commented on the affordable price. One guest said that this hotel supplied the most "bang for your buck".
Guests found the rooms clean, comfortable, well-configured and well-decorated.
Several guests commented on the convenient location of this hotel, and particularly liked how close it was to well-known restaurant chains a short walk or drive from the hotel.
There were a few additional comments on things like the quality and the selection of food at the hot breakfast.
guest reviewers ranked this hotel #4 out of 97 Calgary hotels, based on 146 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 4.5 out of 5, based on 10 reviews. 100% of guests would recommend this hotel.
Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking, airport shuttle and breakfast (call date: August 13, 2012).