Located about a 2-minute drive from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) just off Highway 2, Executive Royal Inn Leduc-Nisku is geared towards car or air travellers who prefer a hotel very close to the airport with on-site dining, a free airport shuttle and easy highway access. It's about a 30-minute drive from this hotel into downtown Edmonton.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and wired Internet, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a microwave, a sitting area and sofabed and a jetted tub are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. Pets are permitted for $15 per pet, per day.
Hotel amenities include a fitness centre, meeting/event space, a free guest computer, free guest laundry, free parking, a 24-hour lounge and on-site dining at Gazebo Cafe, which serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and 24-hour room service daily. A free 24-hour airport shuttle is also offered every 20 minutes from the hotel. Guests must call the hotel for pick-up upon arrival at the airport.
Leduc Plaza is about an 8-minute drive from the hotel, while West Edmonton Mall is about a 25-minute drive away. Leduc Golf Club is roughly 9 minutes away by car.
All travel estimates: Google Maps. All property details confirmed with a hotel front desk agent on May 22, 2014.
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff, rooms and free airport shuttle.
Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it close to the airport, restaurants, highway access, shopping, Leduc and downtown Edmonton (for travellers with vehicle access).
Many reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as efficient, accommodating, friendly and professional.
The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by several lodgers, who described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with good water pressure and comfortable beds. A few guests criticized their lodgings, however (see below).
Several travellers praised the hotel's free airport shuttle, which they found to be punctual, frequent and reliable.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms and restaurant.
Although several lodgers enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported train noise and noise transfer from guests in the hallways, as well as spotty Wi-Fi signals.
A few reviewers had complaints about the hotel's restaurant. They described it as expensive, with a lack of children's items on the menu.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 421 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #8 of 11 Leduc hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 176 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.5 out of 10 from 149 reviews.
The author corresponded with the hotel on May 22, 2014 to verify some information.