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All-suite property with full kitchens, free breakfast and attentive staff

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • Many guests described their suites as clean
  • Many reviewers found their in-suite kitchens to be well-equipped
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive service
  • A few guests found the location convenient for exploring the area by car
  • A couple of reviewers thought that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
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Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 24, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated on a major thoroughfare and is located within a 15-minute walk of Millennium Place (recreational facility). This all-suite property is well suited for guests in need of suites with full kitchens and/or extended-stay accommodations.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All suites include free Wi-Fi, a 37" flat screen TV, a kitchen (microwave, fridge, stove, coffeemaker, toaster, dishwasher, cookware and dinnerware), an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and individual climate control. Select suites may also include a work desk and a sofabed. Suites are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds or one king bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per night (maximum of one pet per room).

A free breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends.

Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, coin-operated laundry machines, dry cleaning service, free newspapers and a business centre (with print, copy and fax capabilities).

The centre of the Strathcona Refinery District is 9 minutes away by car, while the nearest Yellowhead Trail (Highway 16) interchange is a 3-minute drive away. The Sherwood Park Mall and the Festival Place (entertainment venue) are both about 6 minutes away by car. The West Edmonton Mall (the largest shopping centre in Canada) is about a 30-minute drive away, while the Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is also about 30 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 24, 2013: The free breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 9:30 am on weekdays and from 7 am to 10 am on weekends. Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per night (maximum of one pet per room).
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The Good
Many guests described overall positive experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis. The staff were the most complimented aspect of this property and guests described the front desk agents as friendly and attentive. One reviewer said that the customer service was outstanding, while another reviewer said that the staff "will go out of their way to assist you".

Many guests described their rooms as clean and their in-suite kitchens as well-equipped. Some other reviewers thought that their rooms were well-appointed with modern furnishings and spacious. A few guests specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable.

A few reviewers appreciated the food and selection at the free breakfast.

A few guests found the location convenient for accessing highways and exploring the area by car, while one reviewer mentioned that shopping and restaurants were accessible within a short drive.

Other compliments shared by a couple of guests included: free and reliable Wi-Fi and the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, many guests described overall positive experiences at this hotel and there were only a couple of isolated complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, a couple of reviewers were disappointed that this property did not have an on-site restaurant.
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 7 properties in Sherwood Park, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 26 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.7 out of 5, based on 16 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel to verify some information on January 24, 2013.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
8.8
Very Good

Rated 8.8/10 based on 97 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 1 hotels in Sherwood Park


8 out of 10 | Connie stayed April 17, 2014

"Cookies"

"What a crazy day at work, especially after travelling 4 hours to the Sherwood area. There was a bit of confusion how the hotel was booked, but the Manager sorted it all. Made me feel very welcome and then fed me cookies. It was like going home. Thank you!"

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Map Marker MainStay Suites East Edmonton-Sherwood Park
201 Palisades WayCnr of Lakeland/Sherwood Dr, Sherwood Park, AB