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Comfortable Saskatoon motel an easy drive to city centre with pet-friendly rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests praised their clean and modern rooms
  • The hotel's rates were described as affordable by numerous reviewers
  • Several lodgers complimented the staff for their friendly and professional service
Cons
  • Noise transfer was reported by some guests
  • The hotel's lack of green space was disappointing to a few pet owners
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 12, 2014
Overview
Located along the Yellowhead Highway and about a 6-minute drive from Saskatoon's city centre, the Super 8 Motel Saskatoon is geared towards those travellers who prefer a well-priced hotel offering a free continental breakfast along the highway.

This non-smoking hotel has 69 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one king, one queen or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Suites with a jetted tub are also available. 

The hotel also offers a business centre, free parking, a free continental breakfast and an elevator. Two pets maximum are permitted per room for an additional $15 per day, and wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.

River City Centre offers shopping a 4-minute walk east of the hotel, Smiley's Buffet can be found next door, and several other restaurants and fast food establishments can be reached within a 10-minute walk of the hotel. The University of Saskatchewan is roughly an 8-minute drive southeast, and John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (YXE) is about a 20-minute drive northwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 2 pets/room permitted for $15/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: May 24, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rooms, value and staff.

Numerous guests praised the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, modern, well equipped, spacious and tastefully decorated with comfortable beds and pillows.

Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's value, describing the rates as excellent, affordable, decent, economical and fair. One guest felt that this hotel offered the best quality for the price in all of Saskatoon. 

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by lodgers, who characterized them as friendly, helpful and professional.

Several guests were also pleased with the hotel's location, finding it to be close to the airport, downtown, the University of Saskatchewan, Tim Hortons, restaurants and Saskatoon City Hospital.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer and the lack of green space for pets.

Noise disruptions were mentioned by a few guests. They reported children's sports teams being loud in the hallways, some traffic noise from outside, noise from guests in adjacent rooms, and loud vacuuming by the cleaning staff prior to 9 am.

A few reviewers who brought their pets were disappointed at the lack of green space outside of the hotel.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #8 out of 32 Saskatoon hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 177 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 67 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 from 62 reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 24, 2013 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
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13 / out of 28
hotels in Saskatoon

Rated 8.0/10 based on 1037 reviews

Ranked #13 out of 28 hotels in Saskatoon

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Map Marker Super 8 Motel Saskatoon
706 Circle Drive East 1st Ave North & Circle Drive, Saskatoon, SK