Located a 14-minute drive from Calgary International Airport (YYC) and just over a 15-minute walk to Sunridge Mall (one of Calgary's largest), this hotel is popular with air travellers and those seeking extended-stay facilities or preferring to stay outside of the downtown core.
All 96 rooms have free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen (including a fridge, a microwave, a dishwasher and a stove), premium cable HDTV, a CD and DVD player, work space, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. There are studio suites (choice of king or queen beds) or suites with separate bedrooms available. Pets are allowed at this hotel for $75 per pet, per stay.
While there is no on-site restaurant, guests are offered a daily hot buffet breakfast and weeknight appetizers and light meals on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays all for free. There are a number of restaurants located within a 5- to 10-minute walk from the hotel. Additional hotel amenities include free parking, a free airport shuttle, a business centre, a gym, an indoor pool with a waterslide and a hot tub.
One of the most popular attractions in the north end of Calgary is the Calgary Zoo (a 10-minute drive away). The downtown area (which is where the Stampede Corral, the Calgary Tower and the business district are all located), is about a 18-minute drive away. (All distances and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent: free Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, hot breakfast and parking, weeknight meals, all day coffee and laundry, pet policy (call date: September 11, 2014).