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Springs Motor Inn

7.9 | Good
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Older Wainright motel on Hwy 14 with kitchenettes and free breakfast but mixed reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free hot breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's reasonable rates
  • The hotel's restaurant was praised for its quality and variety
  • Some lodgers were satisfied with their quiet and spacious rooms
Cons
  • Some travellers reported worn rooms and uncomfortable beds
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 10, 2014
Overview
Located along Highway 14 Springs Motor Inn is suitable for road travellers who prefer a well-priced, centrally located hotel with extended kitchen amenities, on-site dining, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a desk and a hair dryer. All rooms can be converted into kitchenettes, with an electric stove and cooking utensils. Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available, but the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel offers guest laundry, a business centre, meeting space, a convenience store, free parking, a free breakfast and on-site dining at Springs Restaurant and Lounge, which serves dinner daily. Pets are permitted upon request and charges may apply (please contact the hotel for details). 

Wainwright Dunes are about a 1-hour drive away, while Wainwright Rail Park is a 6-minute drive from the hotel. Wainwright Golf Club is roughly 3 minutes away by car and Vermilion Airport (YVG) is a 43-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's rates, restaurant, staff and rooms.

The hotel's rates were praised by many lodgers. They described them as affordable, great, low and reasonable. 

Numerous reviewers enjoyed the hotel's restaurant. They found the food to be wonderful and delicious, with generous portions, fantastic prices and a good variety.

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by guests. They were characterized as friendly, helpful and accommodating.

Some travellers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, quiet and spacious, with fast Wi-Fi. Some guests were disappointed with their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.

Although some reviewers were satisfied with their spacious and quiet rooms, some lodgers criticized their accommodations. Complaints included: cleaning issues, uncomfortable beds, worn furniture, fixtures and linens, dated decor, old TVs and poor maintenance.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #3 of 5 Wainwright hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 23 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.1 out of 5 with an 89% recommendation rate from 9 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 5.2 out of 10 from 8 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 4, 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.
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Map Marker Springs Motor Inn
2114 14 Avenue, Wainwright, AB