This property is situated on the South Yellowhead Highway (Highway 5). With no on-site recreational facilities and convenient access to the highway, this hotel is well suited for guests looking to spend their time exploring the area by car.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all 35 rooms include free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a desk and chair, a 27" flat screen TV and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed or two queen beds.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in ground floor rooms for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night. This property has two floors and no elevator.
The on-site restaurant, Tony's Grill, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Other on-site amenities include a business centre and a 24-hour front desk.
The downtown area, which features a hockey arena and shopping, is about a 3-minute drive away. The Blue River Pine Provincial Park is about a 5-minute drive away, while the Blue River Airport (YCP) is 4 minutes away by car. Eleanor Lake is a 5-minute drive away, while Blue River cross-country ski trails are about 6 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on March 18, 2013: Pets are permitted in ground floor rooms for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night.
Many guests described satisfactory stop overs at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many reviewers agreed that their rooms were clean and well appointed with modern furnishings. Several guests found their rooms to be generally comfortable and a few reviewers specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.
Several guests praised the food served at the on-site restaurant and a couple of reviewers agreed that the portions were generous.
A couple of reviewers appreciated that this hotel allowed pets and a few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable. However, a few other reviewers felt the opposite and complained about the price.
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Several guests thought that the prices at the on-site restaurant were expensive.
A couple of guests noticed an unpleasant musty or mouldy smell in their rooms.
While a few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, a few other reviewers found the rooms at this property to be overpriced.
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5, with 91% of 54 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 1 B&B and Inn properties in Blue River, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 32 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 18, 2013 to verify some information.