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Downtown Viking just off Hwy 619, free Wi-Fi, good staff, mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Some lodgers were satisfied with their well-equipped and cozy rooms
  • The hotel's location was easily accessible for one reviewer
Cons
  • Dated decor and an uncomfortable bed were reported
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 14, 2014
Overview
Located in Viking's city centre and about a 1-minute drive from Highway 619, Viking Lamplighter Motel is suitable for travellers who require a centrally located hotel with free Wi-Fi, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries. Rooms with a kitchenette are also available, however, those with wheelchair accessibility are not.

The hotel also offers BBQ facilities, a business centre, same-day laundry service, vending machines and free parking. Pets are permitted upon request and charges may apply. 

Viking Carena Complex and Viking Golf and Country Club can both be found roughly a 2-minute drive away, while Viking I.G.A. is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is about a 1-hour and 41-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted (charges may apply), wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: April 3, 2014)

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The Good
There were very few reviews available online for this hotel at the time of writing, however, of those sourced, guests had positive responses towards the hotel's staff, rooms and location.

Reviewers characterized the staff as friendly and courteous.

The hotel's rooms were described as well equipped and cozy. A couple of complaints were made about the hotel's accommodations, however (see below).

One guest found the hotel's location to be easily accessible.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, there were very few online reviews available for this hotel at the time this editorial was written. Of those sourced, however, guests showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms.

Although the hotel's rooms were described as well equipped and cozy by a couple of reviewers, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported dated decor, uncomfortable beds and pillows and an extension cord used to plug in the mini-fridge, which blocked the room's walkway.
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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.7 out of 10 from 3 reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 3, 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.
Map Marker Viking Lamplighter Motel
5507 50th Street, Viking, AB