This hotel is situated in the entertainment and dining district of downtown Saskatoon and overlooks the Saskatchewan River. This property is ideal for travellers who prefer to explore the downtown area on foot as this hotel provides direct access to the riverfront trail system and there are several restaurants and bars located within a 5-minute walk.
This property is 100% smoke free and all 243 rooms and suites include a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view movies and video games, free local calls, free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker with free Starbucks Coffee, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a work desk and chair, and air conditioning. Rooms may be furnished with 2 double beds, 1 queen bed, 1 king bed, or 1 king bed and a sofa bed. Suites at this hotel offer more spacious accommodations with separate bedroom and living areas. Select suites may also include a jacuzzi tub, bathrobes, sofa beds, and a second flat-screen TV.
Guests staying in rooms and suites located on the Club floor receive exclusive access to the Club Lounge which provides a free breakfast, free evening hors d'oeuvres, and business amenities.
Underground parking is available on site for $12 and pets are permitted at no additional charge. Dog beds are also available upon request.
There are several on-site dining options including Windows All Day Restaurant (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), 6Twelve (a lounge open for lunch, dinner, and late-night snacks), and Carver's Steakhouse (dinner only). The Express is an on-site cafe that is open from 6:30am - 10:30pm on weekdays and from 7:00am - 11:30pm on weekends. Room service is also available.
On-site recreational facilities include a fitness centre, an indoor heated pool, a water slide, and a hot tub. Other on-site amenities include dry cleaning (extra fees apply), concierge service, bell service, luggage storage, and a business centre.
The TCU (arts and convention centre) and the Midland Plaza (shopping centre and movie theatre) are both accessible within an 8-minute walk. The Saskatoon Farmers' Market is 14 minutes away on foot.
The University of Saskatchewan and the Royal Univeristy Hospital are both about 4 minutes away by car. The Saskatoon International Airport (YXE) is a 15-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Positive reviews greatly outnumbered negative reviews for this hotel, 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 with modern furnishings. A few guests praised the views of the Saskatchewan River from their rooms.
The staff throughout the hotel were frequently complimented and guests described the staff as friendly, helpful, accommodating, attentive, professional, and responsive to guest concerns and requests.
Several guests found the location ideal for exploring the downtown area on foot and reviewers described walking to the riverfront, nearby business offices, restaurants, and shopping destinations.
Several reviewers praised the food and attentive wait staff at the on-site restaurants.
A few guests specifically mentioned the indoor pool and water slide area as value added features.
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this property greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a few common concerns mentioned by guests.
A few guests thought that the room rates were expensive and that the hotel did not offer good value for the money they spent.
A couple of reviewers thought that their rooms were small.
A couple of guests complained about paying additional fees for parking ($12 per night).
One reviewer thought that the menu prices at the on-site restaurant were expensive.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.0 out of 5.0, with 88% of 41 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #6 out of 30 properties in Saskatoon, from 137 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.2 out of 5.0, based on 43 guest reviews.