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Pet-friendly Drumheller hotel in downtown with well-equipped rooms and scenic views

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free local calls
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to dinosaur attractions and downtown
  • The hotel's rates were found to be affordable and budget friendly
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • Many guests liked the staff, accommodating, friendly, efficient and helpful with directions.
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed with the lack of free breakfast
  • No elevator to the 2nd storey
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 13, 2014
Overview
Located just off Highway 9 and about a 2-minute drive from Drumheller's city centre, Travelodge Drumheller is suitable for road travellers who require a well-priced and centrally located hotel with extended kitchen amenities, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's smoke-free guest rooms comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. 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 guest laundry and free parking. Up to two pets per room are permitted for an additional $15 per pet, per day.

IGA grocery store is about a 7-minute drive away, while Humpty's Restaurant is located next door. The World's Largest Dinosaur attraction can be found 4 minutes away by car and Fossil World Discovery Centre is roughly a 3-minute drive from the hotel. Calgary International Airport (YYC) is a 1-hour and 32-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 praise going to the hotel's location, rates, staff and rooms.

Many guests praised the hotel's location, finding it close to restaurants, a liquor store, Royal Tyrrell Museum, the World's Biggest Dinosaur and downtown Drumheller. One patron remarked, "Awesome downtown location across the bridge for the dinosaur. Access downtown on foot within a few minutes".

Numerous reviewers were pleased with the hotel's rates, describing them as affordable, budget-friendly, fantastic and reasonable. One guest noted, "When travelling and on a budget, we are always looking for the best deal in a clean, comfortable and friendly environment. Travelodge Drumheller sure meets all my requirements. A truly wonderful place to stay..".

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by lodgers. They were characterized as accommodating, friendly, efficient and helpful with directions. 

Several travellers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, well equipped, and spacious, with comfortable beds and pillows and fast Wi-Fi. A few patrons mentioned worn decor and noise transfer from adjacent rooms, however. 
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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 lack of free breakfast and stairs.

A few guests were disappointed with the hotel's lack of free breakfast and felt it should have been included in the room rates.

A few lodgers complained about the outside stairs leading to the second floor, which they described as slippery and dangerous when trying to carry luggage to their rooms.

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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #7 of 10 Drumheller hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 140 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 80% recommendation rate from 61 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.4 out of 10 from 47 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.
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hotels in Drumheller

Rated 7.0/10 based on 871 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 6 hotels in Drumheller

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Location
  • Royal Tyrrell Museum (5.4 km)
Map Marker Travelodge Drumheller
101 Grove Place, Drumheller, AB