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Free Wi-Fi, knowledgeable staff, well-equipped rooms and comfortable beds

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, breakfast and parking
  • The rooms were frequently complimented and were described as clean, comfortable, quiet and well equipped by many guests
  • According to several guests, the quality of the breakfast was good and had a wide variety
  • The staff were praised for being friendly, helpful and knowledgeable by several reviewers
  • The pool was a source of compliment from some guests, specifically those travelling with children
Cons
  • One reviewer would have liked an in-room safe, however this was an isolated comment
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Rates & Availability
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 26, 2013
Overview
Situated outside the downtown area, this hotel is located just off Highway 55 with attractions like Drayton Valley Brazeau Ski Club and Drayton Valley Golf and Country Club nearby. The location may appeal to tourists participating in nearby recreational activities.

This property is 100% smoke free. Each room comes with cable TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a desk and chair, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Each room comes with free Wi-Fi and a complimentary newspaper. Suites feature a jetted tub and full kitchenette. Accessible accommodations are available.

Free breakfast is included with all room rates. On-site parking is complimentary. Pets are permitted to stay at this hotel ($15 per night).

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool with waterslide, a hot tub, a fitness centre, guest computer, fax and copy services, meeting space, an on-site convenience store, guest laundry and dry cleaning service. 

There are a few restaurants nearby like Fluid's Bar and Grill, Knight's Steakhouse and Mitch's Family Restaurant, all within a 5-minute drive of the hotel. Tim Horton's is located next door to the hotel. Shopping is available at Walmart and Canadian Tire, both within a 10-minute drive south. (All driving estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with a front desk agent February 22, 2013: pet policy, Tim Horton's location, 100% smoke-free and free breakfast.
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The Good
The majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were positive and focused on the rooms, the beds, the breakfast, the condition of the hotel and the pool.

Many reviewers spoke highly of the rooms and described them as clean, comfortable, well equipped and quiet. Additionally, some guests were impressed with the condition of the hotel. They described it as modern and clean.

The beds were a source of compliment from several reviewers. They were described as comfortable and some guests thought the linens were high-quality.

The breakfast was enjoyed by several guests. They thought the variety was good and praised the service. 

Several reviewers praised the hotel's staff and described them as knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. 

The pool received praise from some reviewers, specifically those travelling with children. Some families speciflcally booked the hotel for the pool and waterslide.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, the majority of feedback found was positive. There was very little negative feedback and negative comments seemed to be isolated incidents. 

One reviewer would have liked an in-room safe.

Although the majority of feedback regarding the pool was positive, one reviewer complained of the water being too cold.
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Sources
Hotels.com rated this hotel 4.5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com ranked this property #1 out of 7 hotels in Drayton Valley based on 40 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 22, 2013 to confirm some information.
Editor's Analysis by Jennee R.
Analyzed by Jennee R.
Jennee loves to travel and loves to live vicariously through others to help them find the right place to rest their heads while away from home.
Guest Reviews
8.4
Very Good

Rated 8.4/10 based on 113 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 7 hotels in Drayton Valley

Map Marker Ramada Drayton Valley
2051 50th Street, Drayton Valley, AB