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7.5 | Good
Lakeview Inn & Suites Hinton

Well-liked hot breakfast, clean rooms and quick access to highway

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the free breakfast
  • Several guests complimented the staff for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway
  • Good value according to guests
Cons
  • A few guests said AC units did not cool rooms
  • A couple of guests noticed mould in their bathrooms
  • Parking lot was unkempt according to a couple guests
  • Hotel dated according to a couple reviewers
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 29, 2012
Overview
This property is situated in east Hinton and offers kitchen suites for guests looking for extended-stay accommodations. This hotel is located less than a 1-minute drive from the Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16) which leads east to Edmonton and southwest to Jasper and is well suited to travellers exploring the area by car. 

Both smoking and non smoking accommodations are available. All rooms are furnished with two double beds and include free Wi-Fi, a TV with a DVD player, free local calls, a full-sized fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a desk and an iron and ironing board. Several different suites are available and offer a combination of the following features: a second bathroom, a balcony, a fireplace, a dishwasher and a jetted tub.

Free parking is available and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $25 per night, per pet.

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

Other on-site amenities include free newspapers, free DVD rentals, coin-operated laundry machines and meeting rooms.

Downtown Hinton is a 5-minute drive away with access to restaurants, shops, and the Hinton & Area Travel Alberta Centre (located in the Hinton & District Chamber of Commerce building). The Beaver Boardwalk trail system may be accessed in about 9 minutes by car, while the Cache Percotte Forest Trail system is a 12-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on November 22, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 5 am to 10 am.
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The Good
Positive reviews for this hotel outnumbered negative reviews among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests said their rooms were clean and a few appreciated the in-room amenities offered by the hotel.

Many guests praised the food at the free breakfast and one reviewer described the selection as including waffles, eggs, sausages, beans, toast, cereal, muffins, juice and coffee. One guest said that the dining area was spacious.

Several reviewers complimented the front desk agents for their friendly and accommodating service but the reviews were somewhat mixed about the staff. (See below for more details.)

A few guests found the location convenient for accessing the Yellowhead Trail (Highway 16) and as a stopover on their road trip.

Several reviewers thought the hotel offered good value and guests mentioned the following amenities as value-added features: the hotel's free hot breakfast, free DVD rentals and free Wi-Fi.
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The Bad
Although positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis, there were several common concerns voiced by guests.

A few guests said that their air conditioning units did not cool their rooms sufficiently.

Although a few guests enjoyed a quiet stay at this hotel there were some complaints about noise disturbances. A couple of guests were disturbed by the noise of large trucks which were starting up in the morning, and one guest complained about plumbing sounds.

A couple of guests said they noticed mould in their bathrooms.

Although many guests said the front desk staff were friendly and helpful, there were a few guests who experienced impolite responses from the staff.

A couple of guests complained about the unkempt condition of the parking lot which they said was littered with cigarette butts and had overflowing trash bins.

A couple of guests thought the hotel was a bit tired.
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Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5 with 78% of 9 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #13 out of 16 properties in Hinton, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 19 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4 out of 5 based on 23 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on November 22, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 5 am to 10 am.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.5
Good

Rated 7.5/10 based on 84 reviews

Ranked #7 out of 1 hotels in Hinton

Map Marker Lakeview Inn & Suites Hinton
500 Smith Street, Hinton, AB