This property is located in a secluded location overlooking the Athabasca River and is about a 6-minute drive from the Jasper Townsite. This property offers 1 and 2 bedroom cabins with kitchenettes and is ideal for guests who prefer self-contained accommodations. This hotel also offers an on-site general store (with grocery items) and multiple BBQs for guest use.
There are 6 different cabin styles that accommodate 4 to 8 people. The cabins are configured with various arrangements of queen beds, double beds, and sofabeds. All cabins include a TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, and a coffeemaker. 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 and 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 main lodge areas, Internet kiosks, and coin-operated laundry machines.
The Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course on Beauvert Lake is a 10-minute drive away, while Pyramid Lake (boating, fishing, and ice skating in the winter) is 17 minutes away by car.
The nightlife, shopping, and dining district of Jasper is located in the Jasper Townsite, about a 6-minute drive away. The VIA Rail Train and Greyhound Bus stations are also located in the Jasper Townsite. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Among the reviews used for this analysis, negative reviews outnumbered positive reviews for this property. However, there were a few common compliments mentioned by guests.
Several guests praised the food and generous portions at the on-site restaurant. A few reviewers also said that the room service was prompt.
The front desk agents were described as friendly, helpful, and efficient by several guests.
A few reviewers mentioned the following value-added features: flat-screen TVs (in the newer cabins), on-site grocery store, laundry facilities, games room, and outdoor pool. A few guests mentioned that the pool was clean, warm, and well maintained.
A couple of guests found the property easy to locate from the highway.
As mentioned above, negative reviews for this property outnumbered positive reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.
Many guests found cleanliness inconsistencies in their cabins. Reviewers described clogged drains, crumbs on the counter-tops, holes and tears in the window screens, dead bugs on the window sills, dead mice in mouse traps, unpleasant musty smells, dust and dirt under furniture, items and garbage left behind by previous guests, and dirty kitchen appliances. Several reviewers also thought that the cabin furnishings were dated and old.
Many guests complained about the abundance of mosquitoes around the property and in the common areas, such as the restaurant. A few reviewers also complained that the "mosquito zappers" in their rooms were not in working condition. One guest said that they left the property "covered in bites", while another reviewer said that he was "eaten alive".
A few guests were disturbed in their cabins by traffic noise from the nearby highway.
A couple of reviewers described their bed as uncomfortable. A couple of guests, who were staying in older cabins, said that their TVs were older and not in proper working condition.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.0 out of 5.0, with 50% of 6 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #14 out of 20 specialty properties in Jasper, from 114 guest reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.5 out of 5.0, based on 40 reviews.