This hotel is located within a 2-minute drive of the Trans-Canada Highway and is situated among other hotels, big box shopping and restaurants. The Medicine Hat Mall (retail shopping, restaurants and a movie theatre) is a 4-minute drive away or a 15-minute walk away. This property is in a good location for guests looking for easy access to the highway and off-site amenities.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a work desk and chair, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, one queen bed and a sofabed, two queen beds, one king bed or one king bed and a sofabed.
Suites provide more spacious accommodations and select suites also include a kitchenette or a jetted tub. Suites are furnished with one queen bed and a sofabed, two queen beds, one king bed or one king bed and bunk beds.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am.
On-site recreational facilities include an indoor pool, waterslide and hot tub. Other on-site amenities include meeting space, guest laundry facilities, dry cleaning service, vending/ice machines, guest fax and copy service and a business centre.
The Casino by Vanshaw (slots and table games) is 3 minutes away by car, while the Connaught Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away. The Medicine Hat Arena and the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre are both about 11 minutes away by car. The Greyhound bus station is a 12-minute drive away, while the Medicine Hat Airport (YXH) is also 12 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on January 8, 2013: The free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am.
Most guests seemed to thoroughly enjoy their stay at this hotel and many aspects of the property were complimented, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and well-appointed with modern furnishings. Some reviewers also thought that their rooms were quiet and comfortable. Several guests specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable.
The staff throughout the hotel were frequently complimented for their friendly and attentive service.
Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the Trans-Canada Highway and for walking to restaurants and shopping. A few reviewers said that the hotel was easy to locate from the highway.
Several reviewers said that they enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide, while the food a the free breakfast was praised by some guests.
A few guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent, however, not all guests agreed with this sentiment (see below for more details).
Among the reviews sourced for this analysis, several guests thought that the room rates were too expensive. However, a couple of reviewers indicated that they thought room prices in the Medicine Hat area in general were too high.
A couple of guests complained that the elevator was slow. A couple of other reviewers thought that the hotel should offer a pay-per-view movie service.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5, with 93% of 15 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 18 properties in Medicine Hat, with an average score of 4 out of 5 from 105 reviews.
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 9 out of 10 based on 16 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on January 8, 2013 to verify some information.