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Pet-friendly Cranbrook hotel on Hwy 3 with indoor pool, waterslide and kitchenette suites

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, parking, local calls
  • Many guests felt the rooms were clean and well-appointed
  • The staff were complimented by many guests
  • The hotel amenities were enjoyed by many guests
Cons
  • A few guests felt the hotel was overpriced
  • A few guests complained of noise caused by trains or traffic
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Free Internet
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 6, 2015
Overview
Best Western Cranbrook Hotel is located on Highway 3/95 in central Cranbrook. It features a selection of amenities (an indoor pool, a games room and guest-operated laundry), which may cater to travellers wanting extras with their stay.

This hotel offers 79 rooms and suites (some of which allow smoking) over four floors. Standard room features include a TV, a desk, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, air conditioning and one or two queen beds. Upgraded rooms feature a king bed, a sofabed and/or a fridge and microwave. One or two-bedroom suites may sleep from four to six people, have either two or three queen beds or a king bed, a kitchenette, a separate living room area with sofabed and a possible second bathroom. Free Wi-Fi, wired internet and local calls are available in all rooms. Pets under 20 lbs are allowed for an additional $20 per night.
 
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool with waterslide, a fitness centre, meeting and banquet facilities, a games room, a business centre and guest-operated laundry. Hot Shots Kootenay Rockies Cafe is on site, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Free parking is available to all guests.

There are several restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel, Tamarack Mall is a 10-minute walk and the downtown area is a 5-minute drive away. Cranbrook RecPlex, home the Kootenay Ice WHL team, is a 5-minute drive from the hotel while the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel is about a 2-minute drive away. Both Fort Steele Heritage Town and Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) are about 20 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)


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The Good
Most reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the rooms, the staff and the hotel amenities.

Many guests of the hotel felt the rooms were clean, well-appointed and spacious. Some noted that the decor was bright and modern and the TVs were large. A few guests also thought the beds were very comfortable.

The staff received many compliments from guests. They were found to be welcoming, friendly and eager to accommodate.

The hotel's amenities like the games room, guest-operated laundry and the gym were enjoyed by many guests. In addition, the pool was singled out as a praised amenity. 
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The Bad
Although most reviews used for this analysis were positive, some negative points focused on the price and noise disturbances.

As mentioned above many guests enjoyed their stay, however, a few felt the hotel was priced higher than comparable hotels in the area or others in the Best Western chain.

A few guests complained of a disturbed sleep due to passing trains and traffic. Additionally there was some mention of inadequate lighting and dark hallways at the hotel.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #8 out of 17 hotels and rated it 3.5 out of 5 based on 51 guest reviews.

Expedia.ca rated this hotel 4.3 out of 5 based on 5 guest reviews.

Hotels.com rated this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 5 guest reviews.



Editor's Analysis by Steph J.
Analyzed by Steph J.
Stephanie lives on Vancouver Island, BC, where she enjoys all things West Coast. She has daydreamed about travelling since childhood and has visited over a dozen countries since, but Canada is always at the top of her list.
Guest Reviews
8.0
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4 / out of 12
hotels in Cranbrook

Rated 8.0/10 based on 401 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 12 hotels in Cranbrook

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Map Marker BEST WESTERN Cranbrook Hotel
1019 Cranbrook Street N, Cranbrook, BC