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Pocahontas Cabins

7.7 | Good
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Private cabins with an outdoor pool and games room, but cleanliness inconsistencies

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas, free parking
  • Many guests found the cabins clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the location peaceful and scenic
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the outdoor pool and hot tub area
Cons
  • A couple of guests were disturbed by road noise
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the cabin interiors appeared dated
Freebies
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 28, 2014
Overview
This property is located in a secluded location overlooking the Athabasca River and is about a 5-minute drive from the Jasper National Park Gate and a 30-minute drive from the Jasper Townsite. This property offers one- and two-bedroom cabins with kitchenettes and is ideal for guests who prefer self-contained accommodations. Pocahontas Cabins also offers an on-site general store (with grocery items) and multiple BBQs for guest use.

There are six different cabin styles that accommodate four to eight people. The cabins are configured with various arrangements of queen beds, double beds, and sofabeds. All cabins include a flat screen TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker and a hair dryer. Select cabins also include full kitchens, gas fireplaces and/or private balconies.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $15 per night.

The on-site Poco's Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service. Poco's Cafe will also prepare boxed meals (breakfast and lunch) for hiking trips or for guests who will be travelling away from the property for the day. 

Recreational facilities include a mini-golf course ($2 for unlimited play, which includes a souvenir golf ball), a games room (billiards, Foosball, table tennis and shuffleboard), an outdoor pool and hot tub and hiking trails. Other on-site amenities include free Wi-Fi in the lodge's main areas, Internet kiosks and coin-operated laundry machines.

The Miette Hot Springs are about 26 minutes away by car. The nightlife, shopping and dining district of Jasper is located in the Jasper Townsite, about a 30-minute drive away. The VIA Rail Train and Greyhound Bus Stations are also located in the Jasper Townsite.

The Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course on Beauvert Lake is a 33-minute drive away, while Pyramid Lake (boating, fishing and ice skating in the winter) is 40 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests described mostly positive experiences at this property. One reviewer described "beautiful scenery and quaint cabins".

Many guests described their cabins as clean and comfortable, while some other reviewers added that the cabins were spacious and well equipped. Several guests thought that the kitchens (available in select units) were well equipped, while some other guests appreciated the on-site BBQs. Several reviewers specifically mentioned that the beds were comfortable.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service, while many guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant.

Many reviewers found the location peaceful and relaxing, while one guest said that the "scenery around Pocahontas Cabins is amazing". A few reviewers spotted wildlife near the cabins, while some guests mentioned that the location provided convenient access to the hot springs by car.

Several guests enjoyed the on-site hot tub and pool area.
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The Bad
There were few common concerns or complaints found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests complained about hearing road noise from their cabins, while a couple of other reviewers thought that the cabin interiors were dated and rundown.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5, with 89% of 75 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 21 speciality properties in Jasper, from 167 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Location
Map Marker Pocahontas Cabins
Highway 16 East, Jasper, AB