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BEST WESTERN High Road Inn

8.3 | Very Good
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Clean downtown Edson hotel offers good value with well-appointed rooms and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Most reviewers enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms
  • Several guests were pleased with the hotel's value
  • The included breakfast was a source of several compliments by lodgers
Cons
  • Some guests experienced noise disturbances during their stay
  • A few reviewers felt the decor and amenities were in need of an upgrade
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 13, 2014
Overview
Located in Edson's city centre and roughly a one-minute drive from the Yellowhead Highway, the Best Western High Road Inn is suited for travellers who require a centrally located hotel with easy highway access and extra amenities such as a refrigerator and a microwave.

This hotel has 67 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering cable TV, free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board. Standard rooms offer one king or two queen beds, while suites offer a separate living area with a sofabed. Some suites also feature a hot tub and a fireplace.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a business centre, a fitness room, and meeting/conference space. Parking is free and pets are permitted for a $10 per pet per night fee. This hotel is wheelchair accessible.

Two complimentary vouchers are offered to each room for a buffet breakfast at the on-site Golden Honey Restaurant, which additionally serves lunch and dinner daily. Also located on the premises is Galloway Pub and Eatery, which is open for lunch and dinner daily.

The Best Western High Road Inn is close to Edson's local attractions: The Galloway Station Museum (roughly a 10-minute walk southwest of the hotel), and Red Brick Arts Centre can be found 9 minutes away on foot. Edson Airport (YET) is about a 5-minute drive westward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on December 2, 2012: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $10 per pet per night.
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, value, and breakfast.

Most reviewers praised their accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as quiet, spacious, clean and well laid out. Beds and pillows were said to be comfortable and towels were good quality. The hotel's pool and hot tub facilities were also positively mentioned by some.

The hotel's value was a source of several compliments by guests. These lodgers were pleased with the microwaves and mini-fridges included in their rooms, and also felt the included breakfast, free parking and free internet added to the value of their stay.

Many reviewers cited the free breakfast as a highlight of their stay. They described it as having lots of hot and cold items, (breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, juice and coffee are advertised). It should be mentioned however, that only two vouchers per room are offered.
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The Bad
While most of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints among them, which included noise transfer and out-dated amenities and decor.

Some guests experienced noise disturbances during their stay. They described noisy air conditioning units and hearing maids talking on two-way radios in the hallways early in the morning. Another guests mentioned being able to hear the plumbing from the room above their own.

A couple of reviewers mentioned the decor and amenities were in need of an upgrade. They described old carpets, TVs with fuzzy reception and poor internet connections.
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TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 out of 13 Edson hotels from 20 reviews.

Verified with a front desk agent on December 2, 2012: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $10 per pet per night.

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.
Guest Reviews
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hotels in Edson

Rated 8.3/10 based on 96 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 9 hotels in Edson

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Map Marker BEST WESTERN High Road Inn
300 52nd Street, Edson, AB