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Just off Hwy 43, economical rates, free breakfast, mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's budget-friendly and affordable rates
  • Many lodgers praised the hotel's proximity to shopping and the airport
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well equipped by several reviewers
Cons
  • Some guests reported poor Wi-Fi signals and worn rooms
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few travellers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Internet
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 21, 2013
Overview
Located just off Highway 43 and about a 4-minute drive from Grande Prairie's city centre, the Canadian Motor Inn is geared towards road travellers who prefer an economical and centrally located hotel with extended kitchen amenities, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi and wired internet, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a full-sized fridge, a microwave, a desk, a sitting area and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchenette and a stove are also available, as are smoking and non-smoking rooms. 

Hotel amenities include 24-hour reception, a business centre, guest laundry, free parking and a free continental breakfast. The hotel does not offer wheelchair-accessible rooms and pets are permitted for $10 per pet, per night.

Great Northern Casino is roughly a 15-minute walk (or 4-minute drive) from the hotel, while Prairie Mall Shopping Centre can be found 7 minutes away by car. Clairmont Community Centre and Arena is about a 6-minute drive away and Grande Prairie Airport (YQU) is a 7-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $10/pet/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 7, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's rates, location and rooms.

The hotel's rates were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers. They were found to be reasonable, affordable, inexpensive and budget friendly.

Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location, describing it as central and easy to find, as well as close to the airport, shopping, restaurants and Walmart. One patron noted, "The Motel is conveniently located near the mall with all amenities within walking distance".

Several guests were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, well equipped, spacious and quiet. Some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the hotel's rooms and noise transfer.

Although several guests were satisfied with their clean and well-equipped rooms, some lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported poor Wi-Fi signals, worn decor and furniture, stained carpets, cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms and some cleaning issues.

A few reviewers complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported noisy guests in adjacent rooms, rooms overhead and outside, as well as noisy in-room fridges.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 61 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.9 out of 5 with a 65% recommendation rate from 17 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #15 of 20 Grande Prairie hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

The author called the hotel on November 7, 2013 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.
Guest Reviews
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16 / out of 17
hotels in Grande Prairie

Rated 6.1/10 based on 361 reviews

Ranked #16 out of 17 hotels in Grande Prairie

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Map Marker Canadian Motor Inn
10901 100 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB