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Econo Lodge Canmore

Econo Lodge Canmore is a 2 star hotel in Canmore, Alberta, Canada 1602 2Nd Avenue, Canmore, AB, Canada
Estimated Price
$87
CAD
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Close to the Trans-Canada at a good value, according to guests
Pros 
  • Free: Wi-Fi, parking, continental breakfast
  • Close to Trans-Canada Highway and outdoor activities
  • Most guests praised the friendly and attentive staff
  • Many guests considered it good value for the area
Cons 
  • Many guests complained about maintenance and cleanliness shortcomings
  • Some commented about unreliable Wi-Fi access

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Canmore Crossing (0.2 km)
Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge Canmore (0.3 km)
Ramada Inn & Suites Canmore (0.3 km)
Quality Resort Chateau Canmore (0.4 km)
Canadian Lodging Mountain Hotel Canmore (0.4 km)
Canadian Rockies Chalets (0.5 km)
Silver Creek Lodge (0.5 km)
The Drake Inn (0.7 km)
Paradise Resort Vacations (0.7 km)
Rundle Mountain Lodge (0.7 km)
Sunset Resorts Canmore (0.7 km)
Georgetown Inn Canmore (0.7 km)

This Hotel is Near...
Peyto Lake (106.6 km)

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Editor's Analysis
Updated on Aug 20, 2012
Overview
This Econo Lodge is just off the Trans-Canada highway, about a 15-minute drive from Banff National Park. This is one of the area's less expensive hotel options, and attracts those more intent on enjoying the outdoor activities on offer in the area, as opposed to the amenities of the hotel. 

The two-storey hotel has 60 rooms, from which guests can choose king or queen beds, or family rooms with a queen bed and bunkbeds. All rooms come with refrigerators and some come with a Whirlpool tub, a fireplace or both. Pets are allowed for an additional $15/night fee. A small exercise room is available to guests as well.

A free continental breakfast is served every morning, and an adjacent restaurant serves meals beyond that. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and guests can park for free, with cold-weather plug-ins available.


Banff National Park's 'Big 3' major ski resorts are nearby (Ski Norquay and Sunshine Village are 30 minutes away, while Lake Louise Ski Resort is about an hour and fifteen minutes away), while the Canmore Nordic Centre is less than 10 km away (featuring cross-country skiing trails in the winter and mountain biking and hiking trails in the summer). The Canadian Rockies Adventure Centre, where many outdoor activities can be booked year-round, is 1 km down Bow Valley Trail. Canmore's town centre is about a 15 minute walk from the hotel. 
The Good
The word "surprising" came up a lot in reviews of Canmore's Econo Lodge, but in a good way. Despite it being one of the less expensive options in town, many guests were impressed by the attentiveness and friendliness of the hotel's staff, even if concerns were raised. 

The location is ideal and is one of the highest regarded features of the hotel, especially among those guests who viewed the hotel as a place to stay between the many outdoor activities available outside the hotel. As such, the hotel is often viewed as good value for its price, especially considering the range of accommodation options in Canmore and the nearby resort town of Banff.

The fireplaces and jetted tubs in many rooms were a well-appreciated and unexpected perk for many guests, and the surrounding mountain views certainly didn't go unnoticed by many.

The Bad
Some guests complained about the hotel's outdated decor and occasional lapses in cleanliness and maintenance upkeep. For example, some guests referred to patio doors that were difficult to open, toilets that got backed up or unsatisfactory levels of cleanliness in the guest rooms and common areas. 

Occasionally, guests noted that the free Wi-Fi access was spotty and unreliable.
TripAdvisor.com ranks this hotel #15 out of 33 hotels in Canmore based on 27 reviews. 

Hotels.com reviews have ranked this hotel 4.4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews.
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Guest Reviews

8.3
Very Good

#12 out of 32
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 8.3 / 10 Details

No. of guest reviews: 107
Guest Recommended: Yes
Guest Ranking Explained

Econo Lodge Canmore is #12 out of 32 hotels in Canmore ranked by the ratings provided by guests.
Guest Recommendations and Comments
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Calgary, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 8 out of 10 on August 18, 2012 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"Perfect for a weekend"
"Friendly staff. Comfortable rooms. Location is good. Overall I had a pleasant stay."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Larry from Regina, SK CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 8 out of 10 on August 16, 2011 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Anupam from Edmonton, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 8 out of 10 on August 09, 2010 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"great"
"it was great"
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Hotel review by guest is Positive
Wendy from Edmonton, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 9 out of 10 on September 26, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"I thought the hotel was great for our time there. It had a jacuzzi tub that was helpful after the Melissa's run.. Loved the fireplace. Thank you"
Hotel review by guest is Negative
Verified Guest from Breton, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 3 out of 10 on August 29, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"I feel this hotel is very over priced for what you get!! I have stayed in much better for much less. I don't mind paying a lot if the hotel is worth it."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from Red Deer, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 9 out of 10 on July 03, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Negative
Verified Guest from Calgary, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 4 out of 10 on June 20, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"I think the cost of thehotel is prohibitive given its lack of attention to detail: Soap dispensers that need filling, dirty toilet etc."
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Mike from Edmonton, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 8 out of 10 on April 12, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review
Hotel review by guest is Positive
Verified Guest from St. Albert, AB CA rated Econo Lodge Canmore 6 out of 10 on February 14, 2004 Verified Guest Hotel Review

"bathroom was not cleaned properly"

Hotel Address: 1602 2Nd Avenue, Canmore, AB, Canada

Overview & Amenities


Econo Lodge Canmore

Amenities
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar / Lounge
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Security Guard
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Golf Course (nearby)
  • Hiking
  • Computer
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Ice Machine
  • Vending Machines

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Nearby Cities
Harvie Heights (5.0 km)
Dead Mans Flats (8.1 km)
Banff (19.5 km)
Kananaskis (21.8 km)
Morley (23.4 km)

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