Editor's Top 4 Picks

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Book from ~C$69 
Well-liked Calgary hotel near McMahon Stadium with indoor pool, restaurant & free breakfast 
The good value Best Western Village Park Inn is conveniently located only a 3-minute drive from the Foothills Medical Centre. It's well priced too and offers some valuable free amenities such as Wi-Fi, breakfast and parking making it an even better value to guests.

Guests can enjoy a free hot breakfast and the other meals on site at the hotel's restaurant which guests spoke well of in recent reviews. Recent guest comments also recommend this hotel for a comfortable bed, a good night's sleep, clean rooms, plus kind and friendly staff. 

Although the guest rooms open to an atrium in which there is an indoor pool, lounge and restaurant (which could prove to be noisy), guests have said that things shut down at 10 pm giving everyone quietness at night. It's also recommended to obtain a room on the 4th or 5th floor to be farther away from the pool.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, outdoor parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and updated with comfy beds
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good overall by online reviewers
  • Staff were outstanding said guests
  • Breakfast and dining on site was enjoyed
  • Location handy to Hwy 1, public transit, McMahon Stadium, university and restaurants
  • Underground heated parking is $10 per night
  • Some guests complained of noise travelling through the atrium to rooms above
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Book from ~C$53 
Highly praised & pet-friendly northwest Calgary hotel with well-equipped rooms & great staff 
Also only 3 minutes' drive to the Foothills Medical Centre, the Days Inn is a highly rated hotel with a high recommendation rate. Although there is no restaurant on site, guests really enjoyed their stays here based upon the value they perceived for the price being charged. Included in the price are Wi-Fi, parking and a very well-liked and generous continental breakfast with fresh waffles.

This hotel became newly renovated since it became a Days Inn around 2012 and guests seem to appreciate the updated rooms reporting them to be clean and comfortable with super comfy beds. They are well appointed too with mini-fridges and microwaves in each room.
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Spotlessly clean rooms, according to guests
  • Reviewers said staff here went the extra mile
  • Guests liked this hotel's price point
  • Some guests thought the parking spaces were small
  • A few guests were disturbed by street noise and by noise from other guests
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Book from ~C$50 
Well-liked boutique motel with modern decor, free breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi 
The staff at Centro seem to try hard to satisfy customers. It's a quick 4-minute drive down the Trans-Canada Highway to the medical centre.

This is a very stylish motel with an older exterior and freshly renovated interior. It seems to be getting better ratings as time goes on. According to guests rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable, the staff are friendly and the free breakfast is okay (no hot items but fresh basics). The NOtable restaurant is a 3-minute walk from this motel.

Guests seem to indicate that although the motel is close to the highway, it is not noisy (unless you encounter noisy guests above or next door). There is no elevator, so keep this in mind when requesting a room.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, continental breakfast, phone calls in North America, newspapers
  • Exceptional service from staff, according to guests
  • Guests liked the modern decor
  • Guests liked the easy access to the Trans-Canada Highway
  • Many guests found the rooms very clean and well appointed
  • Small rooms, according to some guests
  • Guests were disturbed by street noise and by noise from other guests
  • No elevator to 2nd floor
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Book from ~C$70 
Northwest Calgary hotel on Banff Trail with indoor pool, waterslide and kitchenette suites 
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, underground parking, hot breakfast, 24-hr coffee
  • Conveniently located near the C-Train, McMahon Stadium and the University of Calgary
  • Guests enjoyed the clean pool and waterslide
  • Some guests thought the staff were fantastic
  • The hot breakfast was well-liked by guests for variety and quality
  • Rooms clean and spacious, according to guests
  • A few guests felt that the room rate was high
  • Some guests were bothered by noise from neighbouring guests

2 Other Hotels Close to Foothills Medical Centre

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Good value and comfortable northwest Calgary motel with kitchens and outdoor pool
Situated on 16 Avenue, or the Trans-Canada Highway, Canada's Best Value Inn is only a 3-minute drive from Foothills Medical Centre.
Getting Around: Public Transit
The bus stop for route #91or #40 is about a 1-minute walk away, and takes you directly to the hospital in approximately 9 minutes (including a 4-minute walk from the stop to the hospital).
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good according to online reviewers
  • Good value at this motel according to guests
  • Staff were very helpful and accommodating said guests
  • Location was well liked, close to Hwy 1, C-Train and restaurants
  • Guests appreciated the free continental breakfast
  • No elevator
  • Dated decor according to guests
  • A small breakfast room with limited seating said some guests
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Book from ~C$58 
Good value Calgary hotel near McMahon Stadium with indoor pool, kitchens & free breakfast 
Also on Banff Trail, only a 4-minute drive from the hospital is the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit is quite direct from here, only a 4-minute walk to the stop, to catch the #40 or #91 bus on 16 Ave (AKA Trans Canada Hwy), 4 stops to the hospital and about a 4-minute walk at the end.
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Rooms were clean, spacious, comfortable and quiet said guests
  • Wi-Fi is very good according to online reviewers
  • Location was convenient to Hwy, C-Train, downtown, Foothills Hospital, U of C, McMahon Stadium and restaurants in walking distance
  • Staff were helpful and accommodating said guests
  • Good value at this hotel said guests
  • Free breakfast was appreciated by many guests
  • No elevator to the 2 storeys of both the East Wing and West Building
  • Occasionally guests wished for hot meat items at the free breakfast

Tips For Staying Near Foothills Medical Centre

Just north of the Bow River and east of central Calgary, the Foothills Medical Centre is part of the Alberta Health Services network with a plethora of patient services available on site.
Parking is available in multiple lots on site. Daily, weekly and monthly passes are available. Rates start at $1.75 for each half hour, and $13 for 24 hours.
Getting Around
The Trans-Canada Highway is just north of the hospital complex, at a 3-minute drive away, while downtown Calgary is an approximate 12-minute drive away. The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is approximately 25 minutes away by car.

All of the area hotels are accessible by public transit. Single-ride adult fares are $3, but a day pass for unlimited travel can be purchased for $9. For system maps and more information, visit the Calgary Transit website. For wheelchair transit, Access Calgary operates door-to-door service when pre-booked.

As the Foothills Medical Centre is a big complex with many buildings, navigating it could be a little difficult. A map of the entire site was created by the University of Calgary.
The Garden Deli and Timberline Cafe can be found on site for hot meals, and it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner until 6:30 pm daily.
Friends Gift Shop in the front lobby sells a variety of gifts, from stuffed animals to jewellery and more, while Friends Too in the Tom Baker Cancer Centre also sells gifts, snacks and refreshments as well as lottery tickets.
All of the below-mentioned hotels have confirmed that they offer a hospital discount depending on room availability. Plan on providing confirmation of the appointment to the hotel and make arrangements directly with the hotel. (Be sure to compare the medical rate offered by the hotel directly with rates available online to ensure the best price.)

All the hotels listed below also offer a complimentary breakfast and free parking to guests.