This property is situated in downtown Saskatoon amidst the dining/entertainment district and is 3-minute walk from the river front. This hotel is ideal for business travellers because it offers amenities specifically for business guests, including express laundry service, laptop-sized safes, and an on-site business centre.
This property is 100% smoke-free and all 291 rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a coffeemaker, free newspapers delivered to the guest room, free local calls, an iron and ironing board, individual climate control, and a work desk and chair. Rooms may be furnished with 1 queen bed or 1 king bed (king rooms feature a walk-in shower only). Suites at this property offer more spacious accommodations and are furnished with 1 king bed and a separate sitting area. Select suites also include a jacuzzi tub.
Business Class rooms also include a laptop-sized safe, an iHome clock radio, bathrobes and slippers, one drink voucher per night, turn-down service, and a free breakfast per night.
Underground parking is available on site for $12 per night. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional charge (restricted to pets under 20lbs).
The on-site Aroma Resto Bar and Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Room service is also available.
On-site recreational amenities include a fitness centre, an indoor pool, a water slide, and a hot tub. Other amenities include meeting space, a business centre, a gift shop, and 3-hour express laundry service (extra fees apply).
TCU Place (arts and convention centre) is an 11-minute walk from this hotel, while the Saskatoon Farmers' Market is 9 minutes away on foot. The Midtown Plaza (shopping centre and movie theatre) is located within a 5-minute walk.
The University of Saskatchewan campus and the Royal University Hospital are both about a 5-minute drive from this hotel. The Saskatoon International Airport (YXE) is a 27-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Verified by a front desk agent on September 28, 2012: Underground parking is available for $12 per night. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional charge (restricted to pets under 20lbs).
Positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and their beds as comfortable. A few reviewers thought that their rooms were well appointed and a couple of guests found their rooms to be quiet. Several reviewers praised the pleasant views of the city and the river from their guest rooms.
Many guests found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot and reviewers mentioned walking to the river front area, restaurants, galleries, and the movie theatre at Midtown Plaza.
A few reviewers praised the food quality at the on-site restaurant.
Several guests mentioned the following amenities as value-added features: the indoor pool, hot tub, and water slide, on-site underground parking, and pet policy (no additional charge for small pets).
Positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews for this property, however there were a few common concerns.
A few guests described their rooms as small and cramped.
A few reviewers thought that the fee for on-site underground parking ($12 per night) was expensive.
The Wi-Fi service was found to be unreliable by a few guests.
Other isolated complaints included: expensive room rates, guest rooms were not equipped with a TV channel listings guide, slow elevators, and expensive prices at the on-site restaurant.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.1 out of 5.0, with 84% of 69 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #3 out of 30 properties in Saskatoon, from 151 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.4 out of 5.0, based on 49 guest reviews.
Verified by a front desk agent on September 28, 2012: Underground parking is available on site for $12 per night. Pets are permitted in select rooms at no additional fee (restricted to pets under 20lbs).