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Older budget motel in Hinton near the Yellowhead Hwy with mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to the highway and Jasper
Cons
  • Guests gave mixed reviews regarding this hotel, with some thinking it was acceptable for the price and others finding it too costly and too unkept and unclean
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 13, 2014
Overview
Located less than a 1-minute drive from Yellowhead Highway, and a 5-minute drive from Hinton's town centre, the Super 8 Hinton is suitable for car travellers who prefer a well-priced hotel with an indoor pool, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchen and a seating area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.

The hotel also offers an indoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre, guest laundry, BBQ facilities, free coffee in the lobby, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Pets are permitted for $25 per pet, per day.

Parks West Mall is about a 7-minute drive from the hotel, while Jasper National Park is a 1-hour and 7-minute drive away. William A. Switzer Provincial Park is roughly 26 minutes away by car and Hinton/Jasper-Hinton Airport (YJP) is a 37-minute drive away. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $25/pet/day, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 19, 2014)
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The Good
Reviews were mixed for this hotel with some guests thinking the hotel was acceptable for the price and other thinking the opposite.

The hotel's location was convenient for numerous reviewers. They described it as easy to find and close to highway access, Jasper, restaurants, shopping, a gas station, Switzer Provincial Park and Beaver Boardwalk.


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The Bad
Reviews were of mixed opinion online.

Complaints consisted of: worn fixtures, carpets and bathrooms, as well as cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms, dated decor, old TVs and some plumbing issues (sink basin would not drain). One guest reported: " The room smelled. The tub was clogged. Hair in the bathroom. The bathroom door was punched. Yuck. It was gross."

A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported noise from guests and dogs barking in adjacent rooms, as well as noisy in-room air conditioning.
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Sources
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with an 81% recommendation rate from 171 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #15 of 17 Hinton hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 129 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.1 out of 10 from 80 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 19, 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
6.4
Fair
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9 / out of 11
hotels in Hinton

Rated 6.4/10 based on 1112 reviews

Ranked #9 out of 11 hotels in Hinton

1112
Map Marker Super 8 Hinton
284 Smith Street, Hinton, AB