This property is situated within a 1-minute drive of Highway 11 and about 5 minutes by car from downtown Rocky Mountain House. There are a couple of restaurants adjacent to this hotel. With kitchenette rooms and an on-site waterslide, this hotel may appeal to guests travelling with children.
This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a TV, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Efficiency rooms, which also include a kitchenette and a sofabed, are available. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two double beds, one king bed or three double beds.
Suites are configured with one king bed, a sofabed and a separate sitting area. Select suites also include a fireplace and/or a jetted tub. Family suites are furnished with one king bed, a sofabed and two twin beds.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $15 per pet, per night.
A free continental breakfast is served from 5 am to 9 am on weekdays and from 5 am to 10 am on weekends.
On-site recreational facilities include a fitness centre, an indoor pool, a waterslide and a hot tub. Other on-site amenities include a business centre, guest copy/fax service, ice/vending machines and meeting space.
The downtown area, which features shopping, The Rocky Mountain House Museum and the hospital is 5 minutes away by car. The Rocky Mountain House National Historical Site is 14 minutes away by car. Crimson Lake Provincial Park is a 23-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on January 23, 2013: Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $15 per pet, per night. A free breakfast is served from 5 am to 9 am on weekdays and from 5 am to 10 am on weekends.
Many guests described overall positive experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis. Reviewers mentioned room cleanliness, customer service and the free breakfast as the highlights of this hotel.
Many reviewers described their rooms as basic but clean. A few guests also specifically mentioned that their beds and pillows were comfortable.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and responsive service. One reviewer said that the customer service was outstanding.
Many guests praised the food and variety at the free breakfast, specifically the hot sausages. However, a couple of reviewers were disappointed by the breakfast (see below for more details).
Several reviewers said that they enjoyed the indoor pool, waterslide and hot tub. One guest mentioned that the pool area appeared clean. However, a couple of guests had concerns about the water temperature.
A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. A couple of guests were disturbed by noise from within the hotel. One reviewer said that he could hear noise from neighbouring rooms, while another guest said that his sleep was disrupted by guests leaving the hotel around 5 am.
While the food at the free breakfast received many praises, one guest thought that the breakfast service ended too early (9 am on weekdays and 10 am on weekends) and another reviewer said that the hot items were not frequently replenished.
Several reviewers enjoyed the pool area, however a couple of guests said that the indoor pool was uncomfortably cold and that their children were unable to stay in the water for more than a few minutes. One reviewer found the hot tub uncomfortably warm.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5, with 60% of 5 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 5 properties in Rocky Mountain House, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 34 reviews.
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.3 out of 10 based on 10 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on January 23, 2013 to verify some information.