Days Inn Prince AlbertDays Inn Prince AlbertDays Inn Prince Albert

Indoor pool and waterslide, located on Hwy 2, friendly staff and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and free parking
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests found their rooms to be generally comfortable
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide
  • A few guests found the location convenient for accessing Hwy 2, shopping and restaurants
Cons
  • Several guests complained about noise disturbances from the halls
  • A few reviewers thought that the room rates were expensive
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Rates & Availability
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 21, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated among restaurants and a shopping mall on Highway 2. With bunk bed suites and an on-site waterslide, this property may appeal to guests travelling with children.

This hotel is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, an iron and ironing board, a TV, a desk and ergonomic chair and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one king bed, two king beds, one queen bed, two queen beds or two queen beds and a sofabed.

Suites are furnished with one king bed and a separate living area. Some suites include a sofabed, while select suites also include a jetted tub. Suites with bunk beds are also available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am.

On-site recreational facilities include an indoor pool, a three-story waterslide, a hot tub and a fitness centre. Other on-site amenities include a business centre, ice/vending machines, free newspapers and guest laundry facilities.

The South Hill Mall (shopping, restaurants and a movie theatre) is a 5-minute walk away, while the Northern Lights Casino is a 3-minute drive away (or a 7-minute walk away). The Kinsmen Water Park and the Kinsmen Arena are both about 3 minutes away by car. Downtown Prince Albert is a 6-minute drive away and features art galleries, the Prince Albert Historical Museum and the Gateway Mall. The Prince Albert Airport (YPA) is 12 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 21, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 10 am and pets are not permitted.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, the most complimented aspect of this hotel was the staff. Several guests described the front desk agents as friendly and accommodating, while one reviewer said that the customer service was excellent.

Several guests enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide area, while several other reviewers described their rooms as generally comfortable.

A few reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway, shopping and restaurants.

While several guests thought that their rooms were clean, several other reviewers described cleanliness inconsistencies (see below for more details).

A few reviewers appreciated the free breakfast, specifically the make-your-own waffles and pancakes station. However, some other guests thought that the selection should be expanded.
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The Bad
There were several complaints about noise, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. Reviewers mentioned that their sleep was disrupted by hearing people and doors slamming in the halls.

A few guests thought that the room rates were expensive and a couple of reviewers said that they expected higher quality rooms given the price they paid.

While several guests found their rooms to be clean, a few other reviewers noticed dirty carpeting and a couple of guests said that their rooms did not meet their cleanliness expectations. A couple of other reviewers complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms.

A few reviewers thought that the selection offered at the free breakfast was poor and one guest specifically mentioned that the hotel should add fruit or protein items.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.9 out of 5, with 89% of 9 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 9 properties in Prince Albert, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 41 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.5 out of 5, based on 30 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 21, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.6
Good

Rated 7.6/10 based on 224 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 8 hotels in Prince Albert


8 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 13, 2014

"the staff was very friendly and went out of their way to help. Great breakfast."

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7 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed February 14, 2010

"I found a baby bottle at the edge, just under one bed, and a couple other pieces of garbage on the floor. My one daughter found her bed made her itchy. Other than these things our stay was good."

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Location
Map Marker Days Inn Prince Albert
150 34th Street West, Prince Albert, SK