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Affordable Hinton hotel close to Yellowhead Hwy and shopping but room reviews are mixed

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • The hotel was close to highway access and shopping according to many lodgers
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Guests were of mixed opinions regarding the rooms, some considering them clean and decent for the price and others finding them unacceptable and overpriced
  • Guests who commented about the breakfast generally thought it was too basic and provided negative comments
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 10, 2014
Overview
Located just off the Yellowhead Highway and about a 6-minute drive from Hinton's town centre, the Crestwood Hotel is geared towards car travellers who require a well-priced and centrally located hotel with on-site dining, an indoor pool and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a desk and a hair dryer. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness room, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, guest laundry, a lounge, free parking, a free continental breakfast and on-site dining at Crestwood Hotel Restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner daily. Pets are not permitted.

Parks West Mall is about a 2-minute drive away, while Hinton Golf Club can be found 3 minutes away by car. Jasper National Park is roughly a 1-hour drive from the hotel and Jasper-Hinton Airport (YJP) is a 31-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 6, 2014)
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The Good
Reviews were largely mixed online from guests with some guests finding decent rooms that they considered good for the price and others finding the opposite.

The hotel's location was convenient for many lodgers. They found it close to restaurants, shopping, highway access, a grocery store, gas stations, Starbucks and Jasper National Park.


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The Bad
Reviews found online for this hotel were of mixed opinion.

Several guests complained about the hotel's free breakfast. They described it as limited, basic and disappointing, with no hot items and disposable dishes and cutlery.

Although several reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms, a few lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported dated decor, spotty Wi-Fi and noise transfer from the hallways, adjacent rooms and rooms overhead.
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Sources
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.3 out of 5 with an 83% recommendation rate from 196 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.8 out of 10 from 71 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #11 of 17 Hinton hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 26 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 6, 2014 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
6.0
Fair
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10 / out of 11
hotels in Hinton

Rated 6.0/10 based on 938 reviews

Ranked #10 out of 11 hotels in Hinton

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Map Marker Crestwood Hotel
678 Carmichael Lane, Hinton, AB