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Spacious rooms with mini-fridge & microwave, a 10-minute walk to Whyte Ave restaurants

Pros
  • Free parking, free breakfast, free wireless Internet, free local calls, and free newspapers
  • Many guests complimented the front desk agents for their friendly and accommodating service
  • Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • Many guests said that they were likely to return to this hotel again in the future
  • A few guests complimented the food quality at the free breakfast
  • A few reviewers thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • A couple of guests described the decor as dated
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the views from their guest rooms were unpleasant
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jul 9, 2014
Overview
The Days Inn Edmonton South is located on University Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. This property is situated on the south side of the Saskatchewan River and is located within a 10 minute drive of the University of Alberta campus and University of Alberta Hospital. 

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and does not allow pets. All rooms include free Wi-Fi,  a 42" LCD flat screen TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, air conditioning, an alarm clock, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a desk with ergonomic chair, free local calls and free newspapers. Free on-site parking for cars and over-sized vehicles is available.

A free continental breakfast is served, daily, from 6:00am - 10:00am.

Other on-site amenities include a fitness facility, business centre, hot tub, dry cleaning (for an additional charge) and coin-operated laundry machines.

The dining and entertainment district of Whyte Avenue is a 15 minute walk or 5 drive from this hotel. The downtown area of Edmonton (Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton City Centre mall, and Shaw Conference Centre) is about a 12 minute drive away. The Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is about 28 minutes away, by car (walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 5, 2012: The free continental breakfast is served, daily, from 6:00am - 10:00am.
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The Good
Almost all reviews described positive experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests complimented the front desk agents for their friendly and accommodating service. One guest said that the staff provided "everything a frequent traveller is looking for in a guest service agent", while another reviewer simply described the service as "awesome". A few guests mentioned that the staff were quick to respond to concerns, while several reviewers, who stay at this property frequently, mentioned that the front desk agents remembered them by name.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and spacious, with one guest describing his room as "spotless". 

The food quality at the free breakfast was also complimented by a few reviewers. A couple of guests also mentioned that the breakfast area was clean, well-stocked, and replenished often.

A few guests thought that the location was convenient for accessing the University of Alberta and the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) by car.

A few guests found that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent, while many guests said that they were likely to return to this property again in the future.
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The Bad
Among the reviews used for this analysis, there were very few complaints found. However, there were a couple of common concerns.

A couple of guests described the views from the guest rooms as unpleasant. One reviewer claimed his room over-looked an auto wrecking yard.

Some reviewers found the decor to be dated. A couple of other guests said that they were disturbed in their rooms by noise. One of those guests said that his sleep was disrupted by neighbouring guests who were being particularly loud, while the other reviewer said that rattling noises from the bathroom plumbing created a disturbance. 
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #5 out of 85 hotels in Edmonton, based on 38 guest reviews.

Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 8.7 out of 10, from 22 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.6 out of 5.0, based on 22 guest reviews.

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 5, 2012: The free breakfast is served, daily, from 6:00am - 10:00am.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.5
Very Good

Rated 8.5/10 based on 320 reviews

Ranked #13 out of 68 hotels in Edmonton


Jared stayed June 21, 2014

"Seen Better"

"This hotel was alright."

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8 out of 10 | Cecile stayed April 10, 2014

"Not fancy but Clean"

"When you first come in, the room smelled good not overpowering. The room was very clean & comfortable. Don't usually sleep good in hotels but in this one I slept good. Quiet surroundings. No noises."

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8 out of 10 | Curtis stayed April 17, 2011

"Quiet in Edmonton"

"For me the best overall feature was how sound proof the room was. Once inside our room we did not hear any outside noise. The location to Whyte Ave. was also very appealing. Loved it! First rate."

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8 out of 10 | Paul stayed June 18, 2010

"great staff avoid the useless kitchenette suites chefs"

"Everything was great especially the staff the only thing that had me guessing was what a kitchenette really was other than a wall of empty cupboards and a basin sink."

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9 out of 10 | Daren stayed November 28, 2009

"Staff was very friendly and the continental breakfast was very good."

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Map Marker Days Inn Edmonton South
10333 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB