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Indoor pool and waterslide, friendly service and clean rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly customer service
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing restaurants and Highway 2
  • A few guests enjoyed the food at the free breakfast
Cons
  • Some guests thought hotel was pricey
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 17, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated within a a small shopping complex that includes a few restaurants, another hotel and an electronics store. Located within 1-minute drive of Highway 2 (north to Calgary), this property is well located for guests looking to travel around the area or to Calgary by car.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, free local calls, an iron and ironing board, a TV and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds or one king bed.

Suites provide more spacious accommodations with a separate sitting area. Suites are furnished with three double beds or one king bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in ground floor rooms for an additional fee of $16 per night (maximum of four pets per room).

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am.

On-site recreational amenities include an indoor pool, waterslide, hot tub and fitness centre. Other on-site amenities include guest laundry facilities, ice/vending machines, an ATM, guest copy/fax service and meeting rooms.

Highwood Golf and Country Club is 9 minutes away by car, while the Rio Vista Golf Course is a 3-minute drive away.
The Museum of the Highwood (featuring interactive exhibits) is 4 minutes away by car, while the Wales Theatre (movie theatre) is a 5-minute drive away. The downtown area, including nightlife, art galleries and boutique shopping, is also abotu 5 minutes away by car. The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is 47 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 16, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am. Pets are permitted in ground floor rooms for an additional fee of $16 per night.
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The Good
Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable, among the reviews used for this analysis. Reviewers also found their rooms to be spacious, quiet and well-appointed.

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as superb and quick to respond to guests' requests.

A few guests appreciated that there were several restaurants within walking distance of this hotel, while several reviewers found the hotel conveniently located for accessing Highway 2.

A few reviewers enjoyed the food at the free breakfast.

A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. However, several reviewers thought that the room rates were expensive (see below for more details).
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The Bad
While a few reviewers thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent, among the reviews sourced for this analysis, several guests thought that the room rates were too expensive. One guest described the rates as pricey, while another reviewer thought that the rooms were "about $25 to $30 over-priced".

A few guests expressed other complaints about this hotel, however the negative comments seemed to stem from isolated incidents.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.6 out of 5, with 60% of 5 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 4 properties in High River, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5 from 35 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.3 out of 10 based on 26 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 16, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
8.3
Very Good
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2 / out of 3
hotels in High River

Rated 8.3/10 based on 503 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 3 hotels in High River

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Map Marker Super 8 High River
1601 13th Ave, High River, AB