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Imperial Motor Inn

6.7 | Fair | #11 out of 13 hotels in Medicine Hat

Located near the Trans-Canada Hwy, indoor pool and hot tub, free breakfast

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Many guests appreciated the free breakfast
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the highway
  • The staff were complimented by several guests for their friendly service
  • A few guests thought that their room interiors appeared dated
  • A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from the pool area and from outside the hotel
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated May 11, 2013
This hotel is situated less than a 1-minute drive from the Trans-Canada Highway and is located across the street from the Southview Centre, a shopping mall. This property is well located for guests who are looking to explore the area by car.

All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a coffeemaker, TV, mini-fridge, a microwave and a hair dryer. Rooms are furnished with one king bed or two queen beds. Select rooms also include a sofabed. Standard rooms accommodate up to four people, but rooms that accommodate up to six people are also available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night. Free scoop bags are available from the staff at the front desk.

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 10 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant, however, the Beefeater Steakhouse is adjacent to this property.

Other on-site amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness centre, guest laundry facilities, 24-hour free coffee in the lobby and guest copy/fax service. Local calls are free.

The Cannaught Golf Club is a 5-minute drive away. The Casino by Vanshaw and the Medicine Hat Mall are both about 4 minutes away by car. The downtown area, which features nightlife venues, cafes, the Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery and shopping, is about a 7-minute drive away. The Medicine Hat Airport (YXH) is 8 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on May 9, 2013: Free breakfast hours.
The Good
Many guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent and that the room rates were reasonable, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many reviewers thought that their rooms were clean and several guests thought that their rooms were well maintained and generally comfortable. However, a few reviewers expressed concerns about their rooms (see below for more details).

Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the Trans-Canada Highway, restaurants, shopping and the Medicine Hat Mall.

The free breakfast was enjoyed by many guests, while several reviewers appreciated the indoor pool and hot tub.

Several guests complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service. A couple of reviewers mentioned that the adjacent restaurant served good food.
The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. A few reviewers thought that their rooms appeared dated and were starting to show their age. While many guests described their rooms as clean, a few reviewers noticed cleanliness inconsistencies.

A few guests were disturbed by noise from the pool area or from people partying outside their rooms.

A couple of reviewers complained about the smell of cigarette smoke. One guest said that stale smoke could be smelled throughout one wing of the hotel, while another reviewer, who stayed in a smoking room, found the smell overwhelming.
Show Sources
Sources gave this hotel an average score of 3.6 out of 5, with 93% of 139 guests recommending the property. ranked this hotel #9 out of 18 hotels in Medicine Hat, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 38 reviews.

The author called the hotel on May 9, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
6.7 / out of 10
Ranked by Guests
11 / out of 13
hotels in Medicine Hat

The average guest rating for Imperial Motor Inn is 6.7 out of 10 based on 1587 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Imperial Motor Inn at #11 out of 13 hotels in Medicine Hat.

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Map Marker Imperial Motor Inn
3282 13th Ave. S.E, Medicine Hat, AB