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Budget-friendly Edmonton hotel an easy drive to West Edmonton Mall with updated rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests praised the hotel's attentive and efficient staff
  • The hotel's rates were found to be reasonable and affordable
  • The location was praised for its proximity to the West Edmonton Mall
Cons
  • Reviews show mixed opinions about guest rooms
  • Some guests said the area was sketchy
  • Guests complained about a $300 deposit at this hotel
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 14, 2014
Overview
Located about a 6-minute drive from the nearest Highway 2 on-ramp and a 7-minute drive from West Edmonton Edmonton Mall in West Edmonton, Howard Johnson Hotel Edmonton is suitable for travellers who require a well-priced hotel with free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Please note this hotel is undergoing renovations in its rooms (floor by floor), which according to the hotel, should be completed by the end of summer, 2014.

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

Hotel amenities include a free 24-hour guest computer, guest laundry, an elevator and free parking. Pets are not permitted. Reception is available 24 hours a day.

Delicious Delicious Restaurant is located next to the hotel and serves Chinese cuisine for lunch and dinner. Edmonton's city centre can be found 15 minutes away by car. Misericordia Community Hospital is roughly a 7-minute drive from the hotel, and Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is a 28-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

All property details verified by a front desk agent, May 21, 2014
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The Good
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff and room rates and some mixed opinions about guest rooms.

Many guests praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as attentive, friendly and efficient. 

The hotel's rates were enjoyed by several reviewers. They described them as reasonable, affordable and budget friendly.

Some travellers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, quiet and renovated, with comfortable beds. Some guests were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
Guest critiques consulted for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms and location.

Although some patrons were satisfied with their clean and renovated rooms, some lodgers were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported worn fixtures, carpets and bathrooms, cleaning issues and musty odours. However, some of these issues may be addressed during the 2014 renovations.

While some guests were pleased with the hotel's proximity to West Edmonton Mall, a few lodgers had complaints about its location, which they described as sketchy and not close enough to many restaurants or attractions. There are several dining establishments in the area, however, and public transit access within two blocks.
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Sources
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.1 out of 5 with a 54% recommendation rate from 481 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #64 of 90 Edmonton hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 27 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 5.9 out of 10 from 22 reviews.

The author corresponded with the hotel on May 21, 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 Edmonton

Rated 4.7/10 based on 1688 reviews

Ranked #70 out of 71 hotels in Edmonton

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15540 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, AB