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Comfort Inn Alma

8.0 | Very Good | #2 out of 3 hotels in Alma

Spacious rooms, highway location, some concerns with breakfast variety

  • Free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms
  • The hotel's location was praised for its proximity to highway access and restaurants
  • Several reviewers complimented the staff's accommodating and knowledgeable service
  • Some guests were disappointed with the lack of variety at the breakfast as well as a small eating area
  • Noise disturbances were reported by some guests
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Mar 19, 2013
Located a 5-minute drive from downtown Alma on Highway 169, the Comfort Inn is geared towards road travellers who prefer a pet-friendly hotel offering a free breakfast and quick highway access.

This hotel has 60 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Mini-fridges are available upon request. Standard rooms offer two double beds, while queen rooms offer a seating area with a sofabed. 

The hotel also offers a business centre, a free newspaper Monday through Friday, free parking and a free continental breakfast. Pets are permitted free of charge, and wheelchair accessible rooms are available upon request.

Nearby restaurants include Restaurant Goofy and Cage au Sports, which are both within a 1-minute walk of the hotel. Shopping can be found at Le Centre Alma, which is a 5-minute drive northward.

Lac St. Jean Sports Centre is about a 3-minute drive south of the hotel, while Alma College is a 3-minute drive northwest. Parc Industriel Secteur Sud is roughly a 4-minute drive southwest, and Alma Airport (YTF) is a 5-minute drive south of the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted free of charge, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 15, 2013).
The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, with praise going towards the hotel's rooms, location and staff.

Numerous guests praised the accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as clean, well maintained and spacious, with comfortable beds and pillows, and reliable Wi-Fi. It should be noted however, that a couple lodgers reported cigarette odours in their non-smoking rooms.

Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be within walking distance to many restaurants, as well as close to Alma's downtown, shopping, beaches and highway access.

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments. They were characterized as accommodating, friendly, bilingual and knowledgeable about the area.
The Bad
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the free breakfast and noise transfer.

While the majority of reviewers were satisfied with the hotel's free breakfast, some guests were disappointed and described it as having a limited variety with no hot items. These guests also reported the breakfast room as too small (3 tables) and crowded.

Some guests complained of noise disruptions during their stay. They reported noise from the nearby McDonald'd drive through late at night, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms, the cleaning staff vacuuming early in the morning and noisy in room air conditioning units.
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Sources guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 from 14 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 out of 4 Alma Hotels from 14 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 15, 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
8.0 / out of 10
"Very Good"
Ranked by Guests
2 / out of 3
hotels in Alma

The average guest rating for Comfort Inn Alma is 8.0 out of 10 based on 694 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Comfort Inn Alma at #2 out of 3 hotels in Alma.

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870, Av Du Pont Sud, Alma, QC