Located about a 3-minute drive from Edmonton International Airport (YEG) just off Highway 2, Super 8 Edmonton International Airport is geared towards air or road travellers who prefer a hotel with a free airport shuttle, a free breakfast and easy highway access.
Each of the smoke-free guest rooms comes equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, free Wi-Fi and wired Internet, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a jetted tub and a seating area with a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. Pets are permitted for $25 per pet, per day.
Hotel amenities include a 24-hour computer station, guest laundry, an elevator and a free continental breakfast from 5 am to 10 am. A free 24-hour airport shuttle is offered every half hour from the hotel, while guests are required to call the hotel upon arrival for pick-up to the hotel.
On-site parking is free for guests of the hotel. For guests interested in a park-and-fly, the hotel charges $7 per day.
Leduc Plaza is about a 7-minute drive away, while Edmonton's city centre can be found 32 minutes away by car. Leduc Golf Club is roughly an 11-minute drive from the hotel and Leduc Recreation Centre is a 10-minute drive away. Downtown Edmonton can be reached in about 30 minutes by car. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)
All property details verified by a front desk agent, May 21, 2014
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location and rooms.
Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as helpful, friendly and accommodating.
The hotel's location was convenient for many lodgers. They found it close to highway access, the airport, shopping, restaurants, Tim Hortons and Enform Training Centre.
Several travellers were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, modern, updated and well equipped, with comfortable beds and pillows.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's rooms and parking.
Although several travellers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported slow Wi-Fi signals, noisy air conditioning, noise transfer from guests in overhead and adjacent rooms and worn linens.
A few reviewers criticized the hotel's parking. They described it as limited and difficult to exit due to the hotel sharing a parking lot with Tim Hortons.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 with a 92% recommendation rate from 237 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #7 of 11 Leduc hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 164 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.7 out of 10 from 19 reviews.
The author corresponded with the hotel on May 21, 2014 to verify some information.