This hotel is situated at the corner of 51st street and Highway 17/50th Avenue (the Alberta/Saskatchewan border). With no on-site recreational facilities, this property is suited to guests who prefer basic accommodations or leisure travellers who are looking to access off-site entertainment.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a work desk, free local calls, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Select rooms also include an iron and ironing board. Rooms are furnished with two queen beds.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
A free continental breakfast is served from 6 am to 10 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends. The on-site RC's Rib & Steakhouse and Cocktail Lounge serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Other on-site amenities include guest copy and fax service and free newspapers.
The Border City Petting Zoo is 2 minutes away by car and the while the Lloydminster Golf and Country Club is also 2-minute drive away. The Barr Colony Heritage Cultural Centre is a 3-minute drive away, while the Bud Miller All-Season Park (ice skating, hiking, fishing and tennis) is a 9-minute drive away. The LloydMall (retail shopping, grocery store, drug store and fast food restaurants) is 5 minutes away by car.
The Greyhound bus station is 5 minutes away on foot, while the Lloydminster Airport (YLL) is an 11-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on January 8, 2013: A free continental breakfast is served from 6 am to 10 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends.
Among the reviews used for this analysis, the customer service was the most complimented aspect of this hotel. Many guests praised the staff for their friendly and helpful service and one reviewer said that the staff "tried to help out wherever they could".
Several reviewers indicated that they were likely to return to this hotel or recommend the property to others. A couple of reviewers specifically mentioned that this hotel was well suited for guests in need of budget accommodations.
Some guests found their beds to be comfortable and a couple of reviewers described their rooms as generally comfortable. While a few reviewers found their rooms to be clean, other were not satisfied with the appearance of their rooms (see below for more details).
A few reviewers thought that the location provided easy access to highways.
Many guests pointed out furnishings or appliances in their rooms that were in need of upgrades, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. Reviewers mentioned stained or worn carpeting, dated bathroom fixtures and ineffective climate control units. A couple of guests thought that their rooms in general appeared unclean.
The free breakfast was also a source of concern for some reviewers who thought that the selection was limited, which, according to one guest, included cereal, toast, muffins, juice and coffee.
Trains travelling on nearby train tracks created a noise disturbance for a couple of guests, while one reviewer was disrupted by noise from a neighbouring ice machines.
A couple of guests complained that the Wi-Fi signal was weak and unreliable.
gave this hotel an average score of 2.9 out of 5, with 71% of 7 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #5 out of 10 properties in Lloydminster, with an average score of 3 out of 5 from 9 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.3 out of 5 based on 29 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on January 8, 2013 to verify some information.