Updated Feb 7, 2013
This budget hotel is situated 11-minutes from the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (YXE) making this property suitable for those looking for no-frills accommodations and guests needing easy access to the airport.
This hotel offers 42 rooms over 2 floors and is 100% smoke-free. Each room comes with individual climate control, a mini-fridge, a coffee/tea maker, cable TV, satellite channels, a hair dryer and free local calls. Rooms come furnished with one or two queen beds.
Free on-site parking is available and pets are permitted to stay at this hotel for a fee of $25 per stay.
Amenities include a 24 hour front desk, wake up service and express check in and check out.
A few fast food options are nearby like Pizza Hut, Burger King and EE Burritos, all a 1-minute drive. Shopping is available at Midtown Plaza, 6-minutes by car east of the hotel. The nearest Highway 16 interchange is a 14-minute drive east of the hotel. (All driving estimates: Google Maps)
Confirmed with a front desk agent February 6, 2013: pet policy, free Wi-Fi, room amenities and free parking.
The majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were negative and there were very few compliments among the reviews. However, a couple guests thought the rooms were clean and the front desk staff were friendly.
As mentioned above, most of the reviews used for this analysis were negative and many guests would not return nor recommend this hotel. Negative feedback focused on the price, the overall state of the hotel and noise complaints.
Several reviewers felt the hotel was overpriced for the accommodations and amenities provided. In part, the hotel's age and rundown state contributed to lack of value offered by the hotel.
Some guests described the hotel as rundown and old. One guest was displeased to see stained and torn carpets in the hallway.
A few reviewers had noise complaints and felt the walls were too thin. One reviewer mentioned they "had the worst sleep ever" because they were disturbed by other guests' conversations.
ranked this hotel #30 out of 31 hotels in Saskatoon based on 9 reviews.Hotels.com
rated this property 2.3 out of 5 based on 3 reviews.Expedia.ca
rated this hotel 2.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.The author called the hotel to confirm some information on February 6, 2013.