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Favoured by guests for the free breakfast, clean rooms, and comfortable beds

Pros
  • Free parking, free breakfast, free wireless Internet, and free newspapers
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and found their beds to be comfortable
  • Many reviewers found this hotel conveniently located for accessing major highways
  • Many guests complimented the food quality at the free buffet breakfast
  • Several guests recommended this property to others
Cons
  • Several reviewers complained about being disturbed in their rooms by noise
  • A couple of guests had concerns about their guest room doors not closing properly
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jul 12, 2012
Overview
The Hampton Inn by Hilton Edmonton/South is located on 12th Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. This property is about a 3 minute drive from the nearest Queen Elizabeth Highway or Gateway Boulevard interchange. The Hampton is situated among other hotels in an industrial area of south Edmonton. A few restaurants, such as Wok Box, Original Joes, and The Canadian Brew House can be found within a 5 minute drive of this property.

This property is 100% smoke-free and offers 100 units comprised of rooms and suites. All units include free wireless Internet, flat screen televisions, alarm clocks, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, free weekday newspapers, lap desks, and work desks with ergonomic chairs. Free parking is available on site and pets are not allowed at this hotel.

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

Other on-site amenities include nearly 8,000 square feet of meeting space with audio-visual rentals, a business centre (with print, copy, and fax services), coin operated laundry machines, dry cleaning service (for an additional fee), safe deposit boxes, a fitness centre, and an indoor pool. 

This hotel is about a 25 minute drive, north, to the downtown area of Edmonton (Edmonton City Centre mall, Art Gallery of Alberta, and Shaw Conference Centre). The Edmonton International Airport is located about 15 minutes south, by car, from this hotel (driving time estimates: Google Maps).

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 11, 2012: The free buffet breakfast is served, daily, from 6:00am - 10:00am.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, positive reviews greatly outnumbered negative reviews and several guests stated that they were likely to return to this hotel again in the future or that they would recommend this property to others.

Many guests described their rooms as clean, well-maintained, and spacious. Many reviewers also said that their beds were comfortable. A couple of guests also thought that their rooms were spacious.

The location of this hotel was complimented by many guests. Reviewers thought that the property provided convenient access to major highways and nearby big box shopping. A few guests also mentioned that the location was convenient for accessing the Edmonton International Airport (YEG).

The food quality at the free breakfast buffet was praised by many reviewers, specifically the selection of hot items, such as waffles, sausages, and eggs. A couple of guests found the bagged "to-go" breakfasts to be an added convenience. 

A couple of guests complimented the well-equipped, on-site, fitness facility.
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The Bad
Although positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis, there were a few concerns.

Several guests complained about inadequate soundproofing in their room. Reviewers described hearing conversations in neighbouring rooms and doors slamming in the halls. A couple of guests also said that the in-room air conditioners emitted a loud humming noise.

A couple of guests complained that their guest room doors did not work properly. These guests said that their doors would not close easily from the inside and that closing their doors from the outside required using their key-card.

A couple of reviewers complained that breakfast items (at the free buffet breakfast) were not sufficiently replenished and resulted in long waits for food. 

Other isolated complaints included: small parking lot, lack of water pressure in guest bathrooms, no pay-per-view movies available, and unpleasant odours in a guest room.
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Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.4 out 5.0, based on 90 reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #10 out of 85 properties in Edmonton, from 55 guest reviews.

Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.0 out of 5.0, with 94% of 16 guests recommending the property.

Verified by a Front Desk Agent on July 11, 2012: The free buffet 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
8.7
Very Good

Rated 8.7/10 based on 400 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 68 hotels in Edmonton


10 out of 10 | Peter stayed July 14, 2013

"It was a great night stay. Breakfast was very good as well."

"Every thing we were looking for was available, comfortable beds, nice selection for breakfast(warm and nutritious), and good service from the front desk personnel."

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Map Marker Hampton Inn by Hilton Edmonton South
10020 12th Avenue S.W.,, Edmonton, AB