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Within walking distance of Prairie Mall, indoor pool and waterslide, clean rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking and free airport shuttle service
  • 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
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing shopping and restaurants on foot
  • Several reviewers found the on-site pool and waterslide to be value-added features
Cons
  • A few guests complained that the Wi-Fi service was slow and unreliable
  • A couple of reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking room and the halls
  • A few guests complained about noise in the hallways and from neighbouring rooms
  • A couple of guests described their rooms as small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Shuttle
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 20, 2012
Overview
This hotel is situated on a major thoroughfare in Grande Prairie and is within a 5-minute walk of the Prairie Mall. This property is well suited for the business traveller looking to access nearby businesses and guests who are looking for convenient access to the Grande Prairie Airport (YQU). A free airport shuttle service (8-minute drive to airport) is available and operates on demand: arrange travel through the hotel directly. This hotel also offers park-and-fly options.

Both smoking and non-smoking room are available and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, free local calls, an iron and ironing board, air conditioning and a TV with pay-per-view movies and games. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed or two queen beds. 

Suites and efficiency rooms at this property offer more spacious accommodations, a desk and a separate living area. Select suites and efficiency rooms include either a kitchen or a jetted tub. These suites are furnished with 3 double beds, one king bed, two queen beds or one queen bed. 

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $20 per night (maximum of 3 pets per room).

A free breakfast is served daily from 5 am to 10 am.

Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a waterslide, a hot tub, a fitness centre, an ATM, a BBQ area, dry cleaning service (extra fees apply), coin-operated laundry machines and an ice machine.

The Greyhound Bus Station is a 10-minute walk from this hotel. The Centre 2000 Tourism and Trade Centre is a 3-minute drive away, while the Grande Prairie Museum is 5 minutes away by car. The downtown area which features shopping, restaurants, bars, The Grande Prairie Farmer's Market and the Crystal Centre (sports arena and concert venue) is a 5-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on November 20, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 5 am to 10 am. The free airport shuttle service operates on-demand (arrange travel through the hotel directly).
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The Good
Positive reviews for this hotel outnumbered negative reviews among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and a few reviewers found their beds to be comfortable.

Many reviewers praised the food and selection at the free breakfast. One reviewer described the selection as including scrambled eggs, waffles, toast, pastries, cereal, juice and coffee. One guest described the dining area as clean.

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly and helpful.

Many guests found the location convenient for accessing shopping and restaurants (at Prairie Mall) on foot.

Several guests described the indoor pool and waterslide as clean, well maintained and as a value-added feature.

A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews for this property among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However there were a few common concerns and a few isolated complaints found.

A few guests complained that the Wi-Fi service was slow and unreliable.

A couple of guests complained about smelling cigarette smoke in the halls and in their non-smoking rooms.

A couple of reviewers thought that their rooms were small and a couple of other guests were disappointed that the pay-per-view movie service was not working during their stay.

A few reviewers complained about noise disturbances. One reviewer said that the shower and water pipes were loud, while a few guests were disturbed by noise from the hallways and neighbouring rooms.

Isolated complaints included: no in-room microwave in standard rooms, dated bathroom fixtures, guest room door would not shut properly, parking lot was situated far from the front door, and a coffee pot in a guest room was unclean.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.5 out of 5 with 78% of 23 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 19 properties in Grande Prairie, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5 from 39 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5 based on 51 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on November 20, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 5 am to 10 am. The free airport shuttle service operates on demand (arrange travel through the hotel directly).



Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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12 / out of 17
hotels in Grande Prairie

Rated 6.8/10 based on 848 reviews

Ranked #12 out of 17 hotels in Grande Prairie

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Map Marker Super 8 Motel Grande Prairie
10050 - 116 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB