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Tonquin Inn

6.8 | Fair | #18 out of 20 hotels in Jasper

Comfortable Jasper hotel with indoor pool, hot tubs, restaurant and kitchen suites

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests enjoyed their modern and clean rooms
  • Several reviewers complimented the hotel's rates and good value
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to restaurants, shopping, train station and highway
  • Many guests liked the new pillow top beds with modern bedding
  • Noise transfer was mentioned by a few reviewers
  • Some guests said the hotel was dated and in need of upgrades, new carpet and maintenance repairs
  • Some guests found the parking limited on weekends
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated May 12, 2015
Located just off Highway 16A in Jasper National Park, a 5-minute drive to the Jasper town centre, the Tonquin Inn is suited for travellers who desire a hotel close to town, with kitchenettes, an indoor pool, hot tubs, and restaurant.

This hotel has 137 air-conditioned, 100% smoke-free guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a desk, a table and chairs and a hair dryer. Microwaves are supplied on request. All rooms offer one or two queen beds, one king bed or two double beds.

Various suites offer additional amenities such as separated bedrooms, a wood-burning fireplace, a sunken living room, a microwave, a balcony, a private in-room sauna, a full kitchen and/or a sitting area with a sofabed. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, two outdoor hot tubs, three saunas, a fitness centre, an elevator, guest laundry facilities and free parking. On-site dining is available at Tonquin Prime Rib Village, which serves breakfast and dinner daily. A free shuttle from the train station is available and travel can be arranged by phoning the front desk.

Pets are permitted for an additional $25 per pet, per stay and must be pre-approved in advance. Pet-friendly rooms feature a pet welcome package (dog bed, bowl, dog biscuits, waste bags) and there is a walking trail for dog-walking nearby, along with a designated pet area outside provided by the hotel.

Skiing is available at Marmot Basin 30 minutes south by car, while Parks West Mall is approximately a 50-minute drive northeast of the hotel. Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives can be found about a 14-minute walk southwestward, and Jasper's city centre is an 18-minute walk south. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $25/pet/stay, hot tubs and saunas on site. (Call date: May 11, 2015)

The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, rooms and value.

Many guests praised the hotel's location. They found it to be easily accessible, as well as close to restaurants and shops of Jasper, the highway, gas stations, skiing and Athabasca Falls.

The hotel's accommodations were complimented by numerous lodgers. They described their rooms as clean, well equipped, modern and cozy, with comfortable beds and linens, great mountain views and fast Wi-Fi signals. It should be noted, however, that some guests were disappointed with their rooms (see below).

Several reviewers felt the hotel provided good value, and described the rates as affordable and fair.
The Bad
While the majority of reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms, the parking and noise transfer.

While the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and modern rooms, some reviewers were disappointed. They reported dated decor, small room and bathroom sizes and various areas of the hotel that needed repair or to be upgraded.

A few guests complained about the hotel parking. They described it as sometimes limited on the weekends and reported not being able to find a spot at night and having to park on the street. 

Noise transfer was mentioned by a few guests. They reported traffic noise, noise from loud guests using the outdoor hot tubs at night and noisy in-room air conditioning units.
Show Sources
Sources guest reviews rated the hotel 7.3 out of 10 from 1137 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #13 out of 17 Jasper hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 601 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 78% recommendation rate from 63 reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 11, 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
Rated by Guests
6.8 / out of 10
Ranked by Guests
18 / out of 20
hotels in Jasper

The average guest rating for Tonquin Inn is 6.8 out of 10 based on 2623 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Tonquin Inn at #18 out of 20 hotels in Jasper.

  • Jasper National Park (2.2 km)
  • Maligne Lake (4.8 km)
  • Athabasca Falls (27.6 km)
Map Marker Tonquin Inn
100 Juniper Street, Jasper, AB