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Partially renovated Leduc airport hotel 3 minutes to YEG with free airport shuttle

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free airport shuttle, free parking
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to the airport
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and accommodating
  • Some lodgers were satisfied with their clean and updated rooms
  • Some guests enjoyed meals on site
Cons
  • Some guests reported noise transfer
  • A few lodgers found the pick-up shuttle service to be slow
  • Several guests complained about the hotel's tired and worn condition and musty smells
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 10, 2014
Overview
Located about a 3-minute drive from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and a 2-minute drive from the nearest Highway 2 on-ramp, Nisku Inn & Conference Centre is suitable for car or air travellers who prefer a hotel with with on-site dining, a free airport shuttle and easy highway access. 

This hotel is also well suited to guests who need all-hours access to reception, fitness facilities, a business centre and the airport shuttle, and guests who need an early breakfast.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. 

Rooms with a mini-fridge, a microwave, a jetted tub and a sitting area with a sofabed are also available, as are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms. Pets are permitted in some rooms for $20 per pet, per night.

On-site amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub, a 24-hour fitness room, meeting/conference space, a 24-hour business centre, guest laundry, an elevator, free parking and a free 24-hour airport shuttle. Reception is also open 24 hours.

A free continental breakfast is served between 3 am and 6 am, while a free breakfast voucher for the on-site Stonewood Cafe is available to all guests after 6 am. Stonewood Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service, while The Lakeside Grill serves dinner daily. Den Pub & Patio is open for lunch and dinner.

Leduc Plaza is about an 8-minute drive away, while Edmonton's city centre can be found 29 minutes away by car. The University of Alberta is roughly a 26-minute drive from the hotel. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

All property details verified by a front desk agent, May 27, 2014
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.

Some guests were pleased with the hotel's location, namely because of its proximity to the airport. Other guests found the hotel close to shopping, downtown Edmonton and highway access.

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as friendly, helpful, accommodating and efficient at check-in.

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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some complaints about the rooms and return airport shuttle.

Although some guests were satisfied with their clean and updated rooms, some lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported much hallway noise, cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms and the hallways, worn decor and fixtures, uncomfortable beds and musty odours.

Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with the hotel's shuttle service to the airport, a few guests complained about the shuttle's pick-up service. They reported long waits at the airport for the shuttle to arrive.
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Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.4 out of 5 with a 74% recommendation rate from 220 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.7 out of 10 from 118 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #5 of 5 Nisku hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 100 reviews.

The author corresponded with the hotel on May 27, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
6.2
Fair

Rated 6.2/10 based on 339 reviews

Ranked #13 out of 1 hotels in Leduc

Map Marker Nisku Inn
1101 4th Street, Leduc, AB