Located a 6-minute drive to Canada Olympic Park, and about a 2-minute drive north of Hwy 1 (Trans-Canada Hwy), this hotel is popular with families (given its proximity to family-friendly activities, like Calaway Amusement Park) and with travellers who have business to attend to in the north end of Calgary.
All 121 rooms at this hotel have free Wi-Fi, a 27" TV, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. There are standard rooms available (king or double beds), or more spacious suites (some have a separate bedroom and/or a jacuzzi). Pets are permitted at this hotel for a cost of $20/night.
Guests can dine on site at a 24-hr Denny's Restaurant. There is also a lounge on site as well. Other on-site amenities include free parking, a gym, an indoor pool and a hot tub.
Canada Olympic Park is across the Trans-Canada Highway from the hotel, while Calaway Amusement Park is a 10-minute drive west of the hotel (open summers only). The Calgary Zoo (one of the main attractions in north Calgary) is about a 19-minute drive from this hotel. The downtown area (which is where a number of attractions, like the Stampede Corral and the Calgary Tower along with the business district are located) is about a 17-minute drive away. Air travellers should budget about 26 minutes to travel the 32 km between the hotel and Calgary International Airport (YYC). (All distances and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi and parking (call date: August 27, 2012).