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Well-liked Fort St John hotel near Hwy 97 with indoor pool, waterslide and kitchenettes

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, airport shuttle, local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained
  • Many reviewers praised the food served at the free breakfast
  • Several guests enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide
  • A few reviewers found the location convenient for accessing restaurants, shopping and the highway
  • Many guests gave the staff of this hotel high marks for customer service and friendliness
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Shuttle
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 20, 2015
Overview
This hotel is situated within a 1-minute drive of the Alaska Highway (Highway 97) and is a 12-minute walk from the Totem Mall (shopping centre and movie theatre). Offering a free breakfast and an on-site pool with a waterslide, this property is well suited for guests travelling with children.

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a desk, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a 32" TV with on-demand movies and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds, three double beds, one king bed or one king bed and a sofabed.

Suites provide more spacious accommodations and select suites also include a kitchenette (full size fridges, stove and dishwasher) in a choice of a studio suite or 1- and 2-bedroom suites. Suites are furnished with one king bed or one king bed and a sofabed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in double queen rooms for an additional fee of $25 per night. This hotel offers a free airport shuttle service, which operates from 6 am to 10 pm.

A free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am. Mr. Mike's Steakhouse (lunch and dinner) is located adjacent to this hotel.

On-site amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, an indoor pool and waterslide, a hot tub, an ATM, a 24-hour business centre, free newspapers and guest laundry facilities.

The North Peace Regional Airport (YXJ) is 15 minutes away by car. The Pomeroy Sports Centre and the Fort St. John Curling Club are both a 3-minute drive from this property. The downtown area, which features the Lido Theatre (events, movies and performing arts), the North Peace Cultural Centre (music, theatre and a library), shopping and dining, is 6 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 8, 2015: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am, pet fees, airport shuttle times of operation.
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The Good
Many guests described pleasant stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis, and one reviewer thought that this hotel was "one of the best Super 8s".

Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained. Several other reviewers thought that their rooms were spacious and well appointed with modern furnishings.

The food and selection at the free breakfast was praised by many guests.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. A couple of guests appreciated that the front desk staff advised them to plug-in their vehicles because the temperature was expected to drop overnight. 

Several reviewers found the Wi-Fi signal reliable, while several other guests mentioned enjoying the indoor pool and waterslide area. A couple of guests described the pool and hot tub as clean and comfortably heated.

A few guests found the location convenient for accessing restaurants, shopping and the highway.
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The Bad
There were very few complaints or concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Several of the complaints found seemed to result from isolated experiences. 
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 13 properties in Fort St. John, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 35 reviews.

Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.1 out of 5, with 100% of 7 guests recommending the property.

The author called the hotel on March 5, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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hotels in Fort Saint John

Rated 8.5/10 based on 237 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 6 hotels in Fort Saint John

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Map Marker Super 8 Fort St John
9500 Alaska Way, Fort Saint John, BC