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Lacombe Motor Inn

6.5 | Fair
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Situated on Hwy 2A, close to shopping, on-site restaurant and friendly staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several reviewers enjoyed meals at the on-site restaurant
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • A couple of guests found the location convenient for accessing shopping and restaurants on foot
Cons
  • No on-site recreational facilities or business services
  • No elevator
  • Several guests described the hotel in general as worn and dated
  • A couple of reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke throughout the property
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 20, 2013
Overview
This property is situated on Highway 2A, a major thoroughfare in Lacombe and is an 8-minute walk from the town centre area, which features shopping and restaurants. This hotel is well located for guests who are looking to explore the area by car.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All 44 rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a hair dryer and a TV. Select rooms also include a kitchenette. Rooms are furnished with one double bed or two double beds.

Free parking is available on site and small pets under 20 lbs are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night. This property has two floors and no elevator. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

The on-site restaurant, The Pub, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is fully licensed. A pool table, arcade games and dart board are also located in The Pub.

This inn does not offer on-site recreational facilities or business services. The check-in desk is open 24 hours and there is a coin-operated laundry facility on site.

The Lacombe Hospital is a 2-minute drive away, while the Lacombe Golf and Country Club is 3 minutes away by car. The Lacombe Exhibition venue is 4 minutes away by car, while access to Highway 2 is 5 minutes away by car. The nearest airport, the Red Deer regional Airport (YQF) is about a 30-35 minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on April 19, 2013: Restaurant offerings and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests described their rooms as clean and the staff as friendly.

Several guests enjoyed meals at the on-site restaurant, while several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable.

A couple of guests found the location convenient for accessing restaurants and shopping on foot.
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The Bad
Several reviewers described this hotel as dated and worn, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. One guest thought that this property was in need of maintenance, while another reviewer said that the hotel was definitely showing its age.

A couple of guests complained about smelling cigarette smoke throughout the hotel.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2.8 out of 5, 33% of 6 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #1 out of 4 hotels in Lacombe, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 9 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 19, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
6.5
Fair
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hotels in Lacombe

Rated 6.5/10 based on 23 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 1 hotels in Lacombe

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Map Marker Lacombe Motor Inn
5136 Highway 2A, Lacombe, AB