Located about a 3-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp and a 7-minute walk from downtown Canmore, Sunset Resorts Canmore are suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer well priced, centrally located condo-style accommodations with a full kitchen and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's one-, two- and three-bedroom suites offers cable TV, a DVD player, a coffeemaker, a full kitchen (with seating for six people), a fireplace, a living room with a sofabed, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board and a washer and dryer. Rooms with air conditioning, a jetted tub and a balcony are also available. In-room Wi-Fi is $10 per room, per day.
Hotel amenities include a hot tub, a fitness centre, a games room, BBQ facilities, ski storage and free parking. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted.
Mount Norquay is about a 30-minute drive away, while Banff's Sunshine Village can be found 45 minutes away by car. For guests looking to stock their in-suite kitchen, Sobeys is roughly a 4-minute drive from the hotel.
Calgary International Airport (YYC) is a 1-hour and 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi $10/day, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 18, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, rooms and rates.
The hotel's location was praised by many lodgers. They described it as central and beautiful, as well as close to skiing, shopping, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, Banff and downtown Canmore.
Several patrons were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, quiet and well equipped, with comfortable beds and beautiful mountain views. Some guests were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
The hotel's rates were enjoyed by several reviewers. They described them as inexpensive and decent. Reviewers felt that the hotel offered great value for the money.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with their well-equipped and spacious accommodations, some guests complained about their rooms. They reported dated decor, worn fixtures and furniture, some housekeeping issues and inefficient or a lack of air conditioning. (Only some rooms have air conditioning, as noted above.)
A few reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported highway noise in mountain-view rooms, as well as noisy in-room air-conditioning units.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #19 of 33 Canmore hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 94 reviews.Hotels.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 from 31 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate from 7 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 18, 2013 to verify some information.