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Just off Trans-Canada highway, free breakfast, great staff, clean but dated rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's affordable and budget-friendly rates
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their friendly and knowledgable service
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • A few guests reported dated decor and no toiletries
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 7, 2014
Overview
Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway and about a 7-minute drive from Medicine Hat's city centre, the Sun Dek Motel is geared towards road travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave and a mini-fridge. Rooms with a separate bedroom are also available, as are smoking and non-smoking rooms. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include a business centre, BBQ facilities, guest laundry, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Pets are permitted for $10 per pet, per night.

Medicine Hat Mall is roughly an 11-minute drive away, while Medicine Hat College can be found 7 minutes away by car. Medicine Hat Arena is about a 9-minute drive from the hotel and Medicine Hat Airport (YXH) is a 5-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $10/pet/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 27, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, staff and rooms.

Many lodgers praised the hotel's rates. They described them as unbeatable, budget friendly, affordable and "excellent value for the money".

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers, who characterized them as friendly, helpful, efficient and knowledgeable.

Several guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel, describing their rooms as clean, quiet, well maintained and well equipped, with comfortable beds. One patron noted, "Rooms are clean and tidy -- the decor is dated, but that doesn't really matter. Free wifi, decent TV channels, and a pretty good continental breakfast! The beds aren't deluxe, but they're comfortable and definitely better than other places in this price range. Bathrooms are clean and fairly modern".
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests criticized their lodgings. They reported dated decor, no bathroom toiletries such as shampoo or conditioner, inefficient air conditioning and small-sized rooms.

A few reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported highway noise, plumbing noise and noise from guests in adjacent rooms.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 86 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #13 of 18 Medicine Hat hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 18 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.5 out of 5 from 4 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 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
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12 / out of 13
hotels in Medicine Hat

Rated 6.4/10 based on 126 reviews

Ranked #12 out of 13 hotels in Medicine Hat

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Map Marker Sun Dek Motel
855 Gershaw Drive Southwest, Medicine Hat, AB