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Near Hwy 21, indoor pool and hot tub, free breakfast and clean rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests found the location convenient for accessing the Dow Centre and the highway
Cons
  • Several guests complained that their beds were uncomfortable
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were expensive
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 6, 2013
Overview
This property is situated next to The Dow Centennial Centre's Shell Theatre (arena and performing arts venue). Access to Highway 21 is a 1-minute drive away. Offering suites with three queen beds and an indoor pool, this property is well suited for guests travelling with children.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a desk and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds or one king bed.

Suites provide more spacious accommodations and select suites also include a jetted tub. Suites are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds, three queen beds or one king bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

A free breakfast is daily served from 6 am to 10 am. There is a Ricky's All-Day Grill (breakfast, lunch and dinner) located adjacent to this hotel.

Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, guest laundry facilities, free newspapers, a business centre, meeting rooms, ice/vending machines and an ATM.

Mowat Park and the Sportsplex Arena are both a 4-minute drive away, while the North Saskatchewan River (canoeing and boating) is 6 minutes away by car. Fort Mall is 8 minutes away by car, while the Fox Run Golf Course is a 14-minute drive away. Downtown Edmonton is 33 minutes away by car, while the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is a 40-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on March 5, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am.
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The Good
Many guests seemed generally satisfied with their stays at this property, among the reviews used for this editorial.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and a few reviewers thought that their rooms were spacious.

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly and accommodating. One reviewer said that the staff "made us feel welcome from the moment we walked in".

Many guests praised the food and selection at the free breakfast. One reviewer mentioned that eggs, bacon and sausage were included in the selection.

Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Highway 21 and the neighbouring Dow Centre. Several guests mentioned that they chose this property because they were attending a hockey tournament or dance competition at the Dow Centre.
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The Bad
Among the reviews sourced for this analysis, there were a couple of common concerns found for this property.

Several guests complained that their beds were uncomfortable and one reviewer said that his bed was too firm. A couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were expensive.

There were other negative comments found, but they seemed to result from isolated experiences.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.3 out of 5, with 75% of 4 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #5 out of 8 properties in Fort Saskatchewan, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 25 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.3 out of 5, based on 3 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 5, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.1
Good

Rated 7.1/10 based on 57 reviews

Ranked #6 out of 1 hotels in Fort Saskatchewan

Location
Map Marker Super 8 Fort Saskatchewan
8750 84th Street, Fort Saskatchewan, AB