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Clean Drumheller motel with indoor pool and waterslide a 3-minute drive to downtown

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms
  • The hotel's staff were praised for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests were pleased with the hotel's downtown locale and proximity to Royal Tyrrell Museum
  • The free breakfast was highly praised by reviewers as delicious and varied
Cons
  • A few guests felt the hotel's rates were too high
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 11, 2014
Overview
Located about a 3-minute drive from Drumheller's city centre just off Highway 9, Super 8 Drumheller is suitable for those travelling by car who prefer a centrally located hotel with a free breakfast, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchenette, a sitting area with a sofabed and a jetted tub are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. 

On-site amenities include an indoor pool with a waterslide, a hot tub and a fitness centre (all open 9 am to 10 pm daily), guest laundry, free parking, elevators and a free continental breakfast served from 5:30 am to 9:30 am daily. Pets under 20 lbs are permitted for $15 per pet, per day. This hotel does not feature a restaurant.

The Royal Tyrrell Museum can be found 11 minutes away by car, while IGA offers groceries about a 2-minute drive away. The World's Largest Dinosaur is roughly a 4-minute drive from the hotel, and Calgary International Airport (YYC) is a 1-hour and 27-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

All property details verified by a front desk agent, May 19, 2014
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff, location and breakfast.

Many reviewers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, updated, spacious and well equipped, with large bathrooms and comfortable beds.

The hotel's staff were praised by numerous travellers, who found them friendly, accommodating and helpful with suggestions and directions. One reviewer specifically praised the manager for being caring and professional.

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it close to The Royal Tyrrell Museum, restaurants, shopping, a grocery store, Reptile World and downtown Drumheller.

The hotel's free breakfast was enjoyed by several lodgers. They described it as tasty, awesome and excellent, with several choices. It was mentioned, however, that the there wasn't enough seating to accommodate all the guests partaking.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the hotel's rates, which guests found to be unreasonable and overpriced for the Super 8 chain.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 10 Drumheller hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 208 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 with a 97% recommendation rate from 132 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.3 out of 10 from 12 reviews.

The author corresponded with the hotel on May 19, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
8.0
Very Good
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3 / out of 6
hotels in Drumheller

Rated 8.0/10 based on 1681 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 6 hotels in Drumheller

1681
Location
  • Royal Tyrrell Museum (6.3 km)
Map Marker Super 8 Drumheller
600-680 2nd Street SE, Drumheller, AB