Located about a 2-minute drive from Saskatoon International Airport (YXE) and a 4-minute drive from the nearest Yellowhead Highway on-ramp, the Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Center - Saskatoon is suitable for car or air travellers who prefer a hotel with on-site dining, meeting/banquet space and easy access to the airport and highway.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker and a desk. Hair dryers are available upon request. Rooms with an iron and ironing board, a mini-fridge and a microwave are also available, as are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms. Pets are permitted for $20 per pet, per night.
The hotel also offers a fitness room, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, laundry services, vending machines, free parking and on-site dining at Seasons Cafe and Eatery, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
Saskatoon's city centre is about a 9-minute drive away, while Confederation Mall can be found 4 minutes away by car. The University of Saskatchewan is roughly a 12-minute drive from the hotel and Shaw Centre is a 7-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $20/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 24, 2014)
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's staff, rates and rooms.
Several lodgers were pleased with their level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as accommodating, friendly, helpful and professional.
The hotel's rates were appreciated by some guests. They described them as excellent, reasonable and affordable.
Some reviewers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, quiet and updated, with good water pressure, comfortable beds and linens and good Wi-Fi. It should be noted, however, that some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings (see below).
Guest critiques sourced for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms.
Although some lodgers were satisfied with their clean and comfortable rooms, some guests criticized their lodgings. They reported worn bathrooms and fixtures, dated decor and furniture, poor TV reception, uncomfortable beds, noisy in-room air conditioning and noise transfer from guests and doors banging in the hallways.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.8 out of 5 with a 65% recommendation rate from 234 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #27 of 32 Saskatoon hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 70 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.5 out of 10 from 52 reviews.
The author called the hotel on March 24, 2014 to verify some information.