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Near Hwy 9 & 41, clean rooms, friendly staff and good food at the free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their caring and accommodating service
  • Many reviewers praised the selection offered at the free breakfast
  • A few guests described their beds as comfortable
  • A couple of reviewers thought that this hotel provided convenient access to the highway
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • A couple of guests thought that the room rates were somewhat expensive
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 25, 2013
Overview
This property is less than a 1-minute drive from the intersection of Highways 9 and 41 and is well located for guests who are looking for convenient highway access.

This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a TV and air conditioning. Select rooms also include a kitchenette. Rooms are furnished with one or two king beds, two or three queen beds, or two queen beds and a sofabed.

Suites are furnished with one king bed, a DVD player and a fireplace. Some suites also feature a jetted tub. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $15 per pet, per night. This hotel does have an elevator.

A free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant, but A&W is a 3-minute walk or less than a 1-minute drive from the property.

Other on-site amenities include a business centre, a fitness centre, a hot tub and meeting space.

The Oyen Visitor Centre is a 1-minute drive away, while the town of Oyen is 4 minutes away by car. The Oyen Greyhound bus station is a 5-minute drive away. The city centre area, which features city hall, shopping and cafes, is a 6-minute drive away. The Big Country Health Centre and the Oyen and District Curling Club are both about 6 minutes away by car. The Hanna Airport (CEL4) is about a 60-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on April 24, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
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The Good
Many guests seemed impressed with the quality of accommodations offered at this highway-side hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis, and one reviewer said that the hotel was a gem.

Many reviewers described their rooms as clean and spacious, while a few guests thought that their rooms were well equipped with amenities, such as mini-fridges, microwaves and individual climate control. A few guests found their beds to be comfortable and a couple of reviewers mentioned that their rooms were quiet.

The staff were frequently complimented for their accommodating and caring service. One reviewer was impressed that the staff cooked dinner to feed travellers stranded at the hotel because of bad weather. Another guest described the customer service as "small town friendliness at its best".

Many guests praised the selection of hot items offered at the free breakfast.

A couple of reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highways.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this property among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, a couple of reviewers thought that the room rates were somewhat expensive. One of these guests said that the room rates were a bit pricey.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #1 out of 1 B&B and Inn in Oyen, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 20 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 24, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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Rated 9.2/10 based on 119 reviews

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Map Marker Canalta Oyen
Junction Hwy 9 & Hwy 41, Oyen, AB