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Osoyoos, Canada
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very affordable accommodations very close to Chinook Center shopping center. Dated decor , yes but then if you are looking for a Fairmont Property then don't stay here. Linen was clean. Front desk staff was friendly. Lots of parking.

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Thank Dale H
London, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Beware of budget Motels! The room was outdated and smelly. The carpet on the floor was borderline disgusting. The manager was one of the rudest people I have ever encountered, and was not even slightly interested in hearing about my displeasure. I left this place feeling abused and ripped off and I I don't have a lot of confidence that... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We got in about an hour after check in time and the front desk lady told us that our room wasn't clean yet and we will have to wait another 30 minutes... The AC was broken and the window was jammed, the room smelled musty All in all, you get what you pay for

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Macon, Missouri
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30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews I was a bit skeptical. However, when I arrived I was pleasantly surprised. I believe the room I stayed in was recently renovated with new beds and a flat screen tv. I only stayed here one night but I was able to sleep well and the room met my needs. The breakfast was a... More 

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Thank lwm89
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I had to stay here because everything else was sold out due to a conference in Calgary. My positive comment Is that the price is fair: you get what you pay for. Some hotels rank up their prices when everything is sold out but this one kept them fair. The rooms are a little bit aged and look like the... More 

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Thank Otoperezz
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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169 reviews
92 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We were looking for a cheap transit motel in Calgary; this fitted the bill perfectly. Large sign as you drive along the street - note it's on the west side so if you're coming from the south you'll need to drive past the motel and turn round somewhere safe. For our modest fee we had two bedrooms and a bathroom,... More 

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Thank Amstraveler
Taber, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It's after midnight and we arrive at our room with our 2 small children (1&2). My husband previously stopped in to grab the keys for the room as I was hosting an event and wouldn't be done until around the time of our arrival. When we arrived my husband came to realize that he had misplaced the keys, I assured... More 

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Thank rdmcleod2016
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stayed here as a get away from home for a night from the kids. I am very happy that we went to this hotel. Its reasonably priced and easy access for market and food places. The rooms were renovated and kept very nice.

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langley, Canada
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is an economic motel to stay overnight. Its location is just fine, it took us a while to find it. The room is not so large, the bed is comfortable. It is not far away from a big shopping mall " Chinook Mall" , but we did not go for a look. The room rate is not expensive compared... More 

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Thank Ling-Kwang C
Banff National Park, Canada
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58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Older establishment, advertised having new beds, I guess our room would be next? Knowing this is a low budget Hotel our expectations were already low, but they could do more effort for a complementary breakfast, coffee tasted like instant, juice (or appeared to be juice) was very off, believed it to be orange juice. Decided to go out for a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Canadas Best Value Inn Calgary/Chinook Station offers the most value for your money when staying for business, pleasure, or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms, free continental breakfast, a guest laundry facility, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. All guest rooms include mini-fridge, coffeemaker, hairdryer, 32 inch flat panel cable TV, iron, ironing board, desk with lamp, table with chairs, free local calls, a balcony and wake-up service. Take advantage of our extremely comfortable beds and relax while saving money year-round with our Kids Stay Free Policy (17 and under in parent's room). For your convenience our hotel is a 100 percent smoke-free property. Pets are welcome, restrictions and charges apply. We are centrally located on Macleod Trail SW, and are near local attractions such as Glenbow Museum, Heritage Park Historical Village, and Calgary Zoo. Canadas Best Value Inn Calgary/Chinook Station is your best choice within the largest city in Alberta, Canada. We offer ideal accommodations and location whether you are in town for entertainment, music and food festivals, sightseeing, wildlife activities or simply passing through on your way to Red Deer or Edmonton. At Canadas Best Value Inn Calgary/Chinook Station our goal is to provide our guests a great experience, not just a place to stay. At Canadas Best Value Inn Calgary/Chinook Station, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canadas Best Value Inn Chinook Station

Address: 5307 McLeod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0J3, Canada (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Calgary)
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Southwest Calgary
Price Range: $51 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Canadas Best Value Inn Chinook Station 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Probably a room not facing Macleod Trail to avoid any chance of street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles DaleH207, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in 2 story building away from the mcleod trail”
 of 5 bubbles sehrab2016, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend a room facing the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles lingkwangc, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Look for somewhere else...”
 of 5 bubbles 912feliped, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Would not choose this motel again”
 of 5 bubbles harveyt264, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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