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Guests were impressed by exceptional staff at this all-suite airport hotel

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free airport shuttle, free hot buffet breakfast
  • Exceptional customer service, according to guests
  • Guests liked this hotel's proximity to the airport, restaurants and shops
  • Clean, comfortable rooms, according to guests
Cons
  • Not enough dishes and supplies in the in-room kitchens, according to a few guests
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Sep 5, 2012
Overview
This all-suite hotel offers full kitchens in all its rooms, so it's popular with extended-stay travellers and with those travelling with children or in large groups. It is located a 13-minute drive from Calgary International Airport (YYC) and approximately a 20-minute drive to the downtown Calgary area.

All of the 120 rooms at this hotel have full kitchens with place settings for up to four people. Each room includes free Wi-Fi, a hair dryer, a CD player, a DVD player, and an iron and ironing board. Many suites have fireplaces as well. There are studios, 1-bedroom suites (sleeps up to 4) and 2-bedroom suites (sleeps up to 6) available. Pets are permitted for a cost of $100/stay.

While there is no restaurant on site, guests are offered a complimentary hot breakfast buffet daily. There are a number of restaurants located within a 5-minute walk, including the Cactus Club Cafe (open daily for lunch and dinner), which is located next door. On-site amenities include free parking, a free airport shuttle (from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm), an indoor saltwater pool, a hot tub and a gym.

One of the most popular attractions in the northern part of Calgary is the Calgary Zoo (about a 15-minute drive from the hotel). The business district and popular downtown attractions (the Stampede Corral and the Calgary Tower) are a 20-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking, breakfast, shuttle and pet policy (call date: September 4, 2012).
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The Good
The majority of comments for this hotel were full of praise, mostly about excellent customer service and about the layout of the rooms.

Guests received exceptional service from staff. Staff were professional, helpful and consistently warm. Several guests felt that staff went out of their way to please them.

Several guests said that rooms were comfortable and spacious. There were comments from several extended-stay guests and from number of guests who were either travelling with children or with larger parties and said that the rooms easily accommodated their needs. There were a number of guest comments on the high level of detailed cleaning, both in the rooms and in the common areas.

Guests liked this hotel's proximity to the airport (a number of guests appreciated having an airport shuttle at their disposal), shops and restaurants. Several guests also found this hotel easy to find, and that it was within a reasonable distance to the downtown area.

There were a few additional comments from guests who enjoyed the selection and the quality of the food offered at the complimentary hot breakfast buffet.
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The Bad
While the bulk of comments used for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints among them.

There were comments from guests who felt that the kitchens in the rooms could be better stocked, with more cutlery and plates. One guest thought that the bowls were too small.

A few guests felt that the beds were too hard. A couple of guests felt that the sofabed was uncomfortable as well.

There were some peripheral comments about the lack of a view from the rooms at this hotel.
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Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 4.6 out of 5, based on 30 reviews. 97% of guests would recommend this hotel.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #7 out of 97 Calgary hotels, based on 49 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 8.9 out of 10, or "fabulous", based on 228 reviews.

Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi, parking, breakfast, shuttle and pet policy (call date: September 4, 2012).
Editor's Analysis by Heather W.
Analyzed by Heather W.
Driven by the sense that every person, place or thing has a story to tell and a skill for being in the wrong place at the right time, Heather is a well-traveled writer.
Guest Reviews
8.9
Very Good

Rated 8.9/10 based on 385 reviews

Ranked #13 out of 81 hotels in Calgary

Map Marker Lakeview Signature Inn Calgary Airport
2622 39 Avenue North East, Calgary, AB