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Close to U of A campus, clean and spacious suites, and friendly service

Pros
  • Free wireless Internet, free local calls, free newspapers, and free bottled water
  • Many guests found the location of this hotel convenient for accessing the University of Alberta campus
  • Many reviewers described their suites as clean and spacious
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests said that they were likely to return to this hotel
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were expensive
  • A couple of reviewers found the elevators to be slow
  • Some guests complained about the lack of services available at this property
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 28, 2014
Overview
The Campus Tower Suite Hotel Edmonton is located on 87th Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. This hotel is located 2 blocks (or a 5 minute walk) from the University of Alberta campus. The University of Alberta Hospital is a 4 minute walk from this hotel. 

This hotel is 100% smoke free and is comprised entirely of suites. All 90 suites include kitchenettes (stove tops, mini-fridges, microwaves, toasters and coffee makers), dining areas, separate bedrooms, desks, pull-out sofas, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, individual climate control, windows that open, flat screen televisions, pay-per-view movies, free newspapers, free bottled water, iPod docking stations, free wireless Internet, telephones with voice mail, and free local calls. 

Pets are not allowed at this property and parking is available in a covered parking facility for an additional charge of $11 per day.

Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour business centre, a 24-hour fitness centre, ATM, meeting space, and dry-cleaning services (extra fee applies).

This hotel is north of 82nd Avenue or Whyte Avenue, which is locally renowned as boutique shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in Edmonton. This area is about a 15 - 20 minute walk from the hotel or a 4 minute drive.

Downtown Edmonton (Edmonton City Centre mall, Art Gallery of Alberta, and the Shaw Conference Centre) is about a 10 minute drive from this property, while the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is 35 minutes away, by car (walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
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The Good
The most complimented aspect of this hotel, among reviews used for this analysis, was its proximity to the University of Alberta campus and hospital. Many guests indicated that they stayed at this property to attend events or meetings at the University, to visit a student, or to access the hospital. These guests mentioned that they were able to walk to their destinations within 5 minutes.

The suites were frequently described as clean, well-maintained, and spacious. Several guests also noted that the kitchenettes were an added convenience, while a couple of other reviewers thought that their suites were well-appointed with modern furniture.

Many guests complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service. A few reviewers mentioned that the staff were quick to accommodate requests and reservation changes on short notice. A couple of guests found the front desk agents to be knowledgeable about the area.

Several reviewers said that they were likely to return to this hotel again in the future or that they would recommend this property to others.
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The Bad
Of the reviews used in this analysis, most seemed to describe overall positive experiences. However, there were a few common concerns.

A few guests thought that the room rates were expensive. Some reviewers complained about a lack of on-site services and amenities such as: no pool, no on-site restaurant or room service, and no king sized beds.

A couple of guests also specifically mentioned that the elevators were slow. A couple of other reviewers experienced difficulty maintaining a comfortable in-room temperature. 

Other isolated complaints included: uncomfortable pull-out sofa bed, noise disturbances from helicopter ambulances landing at the nearby hospital, and unreliable or slow wireless Internet service.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.7 out of 5.0, with 100% of 14 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #24 out of 85 properties in Edmonton, from 34 guest reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.4 out of 5, based on 31 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.6
Very Good

Rated 8.6/10 based on 210 reviews

Ranked #6 out of 68 hotels in Edmonton


8 out of 10 | Barbara stayed August 21, 2014


10 out of 10 | Eduard stayed February 18, 2013

"Exactly what I was looking for!!! :)"

"Great area and really nice rooms and parking space! Great service!"

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8 out of 10 | Ryan stayed April 05, 2011

"The place to stay at the U of A"

"Fantastic location for any U of A event. Secure parking. Close to everything. Well appointed room. Clean, quiet, convenient."

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8 out of 10 | Steve stayed August 20, 2006


8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed June 05, 2006


8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed May 07, 2006


8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed August 24, 2005


8 out of 10 | Meems stayed April 29, 2005

"There was a kitchen in the room, but no pans."

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Map Marker Campus Tower Suite Hotel Edmonton
11145 87 Ave Nw, Edmonton, AB