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Twin Pine Inn & Suites

7.6 | Good
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Budget-friendly, clean, friendly staff and convenient highway access 

Pros
  • Free parking and free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean, comfortable and quiet
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the highway to Jasper
  • A couple of reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained that this hotel was dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 28, 2014
Overview
This hotel is situated on the Yellowhead Trail (Highway 16) and due to its lower price point, is ideal for guests looking for a budget-friendly option while exploring Jasper National Park and the surrounding area by car. Jasper National Park is about an hour's drive from the hotel.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a kitchenette (mini-fridge and microwave), a coffeemaker, a TV and a safe. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two double beds, or one king bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per stay.

The on-site Woodcutter Lounge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Boxed lunches and room service are also available.

Other on-site amenities include meeting/office space, safe deposit boxes and coin-operated laundry machines.

The Hinton Golf Club is 3 minutes away by car, while the Beaver Boardwalk Trail (on lake Maxwell) is a 5-minute drive away. Access to the Cache Percotte Forest Trail system is 10 minutes away by car. The downtown area, which features the Hinton and Area Travel Alberta Centre (located in the Hinton and District Chamber of Commerce), shops and restaurants, is a 3-minute drive away.  (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)  
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The Good
Positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative reviews among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as comfortable, quiet and clean.

Guests were generally pleased about the amenities such as the mini-fridges, microwaves and coffeemakers.

Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. Guests mentioned the following amenities as value-added features: free parking and the pet-friendly policy (pets are permitted for $10 per stay).

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

Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway to Jasper and a couple of guests mentioned finding restaurants and shopping nearby.

A couple of guests praised the food and reasonable prices at the on-site restaurant.

A couple of guests mentioned that the Wi-Fi worked well.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews greatly outnumbered negative reviews for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a few isolated complaints mentioned by guests.

A couple of reviewers complained that this hotel was dated.

Isolated complaints included: no on-site hot tub or pool, no free breakfast, the in-room heating unit was loose, no public computer with internet access available for guests and no hair dryer available for a guest.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #3 out of 16 properties in Hinton, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 12 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 7.4 out of 10 based on 93 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.6
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hotels in Hinton

Rated 7.6/10 based on 229 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 11 hotels in Hinton

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Map Marker Twin Pine Inn & Suites
595 Gregg Avenue, Hinton, AB