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Centro Motel
Ranked #62 of 110 Hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Overall very good value; if you have the flexibility to stay outside of the downtown core, you can stretch your dollar here and still get a good night's rest. As others have noted, the exterior is fairly modest but they have made a real effort to upgrade the rooms. Beds are very comfortable and the linens are crisp white cotton (no polyester bedspreads here). Lots of fluffy white towels and the terry robes are a nice touch normally found only in higher-end hotels. Mini-fridge is handy. Bathroom is nice (although small). Traffic noise was not noticeable at all. Location is fairly handy to the university but less so to downtown (if you have a car, you'll be fine; taxi ride is about 10 minutes; and there is a city bus that takes about 25 minutes to the core).

Room for improvement: use better lighting around the vanity/sink area; a small desk with chair would be welcome; breakfast is included but more fruit would be appreciated (bananas only the morning I was there); shower needs a safety bar or non-slip (textured) floor.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2014

Thank you for your interest in Centro. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Room improvements for soundproofing are underway to ensure an even more enjoyable stay. We take all suggestions seriously as we try to achieve a top standard in our industry.

We hope this will keep you coming back and look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

We had a king bed in a large room with dresser and desk. Washroom and bathroom were separate and luxuriously appointed. The plush terry cloth robes are for real (and really comfy after a shower). The shower was huge and modern, as was the rest of the room. Quality amenities are provided. Continental breakfast had a good and varied choice of items. Staff are excellent. All this at a very reasonable price. The chain hotels are way more expensive and much less desirable. We very highly recommend this motel. It deserves all the praise it receives on tripadvisor.

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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2014

Thank you for your time in writing a review. Centro Motel is pleased that your stay with us met your expectations. Our Guest Services Team is happy to provide the best quality service for your patronage. We look forward to another opportunity to welcome you back to Centro Motel!

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

When we first drove up to the motel, we were wondering if we had not made a mistake in ordering this place- the area, very plain looking motel, even the office didn't make any impression of the quality. But... open the door to your room, it was completely different. Luxurious looking, with personal bathrobes, wooden floors, up-to-date coffee maker, free calls anywhere Canada and US. Really nice, very enjoyable.Breakfast was very filling and included fresh fruits and yogurt
I would recommend it to anybody and everyone

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Ofer2014
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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2014

Thank you for your time in writing about your recent experience at Centro Motel and we would like to express our appreciation for your comments. Don't Worry, Stay Happy is what Centro Motel is all about! A comfortable, clean room with an exceptional service experience is what our guests deserve after a long travel day!

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Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

Great spot for a short stint if you have your own car. The location is a little bit out of downtown. The rooms were a good size and extremely clean. Being on a main road means there is a little bit of traffic noise at night, but definitely not a major issue. There's a few good restaurants nearby and a Safeway supermarket a bit further down the road. Highly recommended.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled solo
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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Thank you so much for your recent review on your stay with Centro Motel. We are happy that you found our rooms to be extremely clean as we pride ourselves on making that an important part of running our business. It is also great to hear that the location and surrounding amenities met your needs.

Thank you for your recommendations to other travelers and we look forward to your return to Centro Motel!

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Very nice room, well equipped. Nice service. Only remarks: Loud airco. Good large bed, but ehwn one of the two moves, the partner is being moved also. Unexpected, because of the situation in the middle of traffic, but on the other side: good access from out of town and from the airport. We wish the hotel lots of success.


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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Thank you for your well wishes on our success and taking the time to write a review. Guest feedback is extremely important to us as it allows us to identify areas in which we can improve. We are disappointed to hear that you found the heating/cooling units noisy as they were recently replaced to allow each guest the ability to control the temperature of their room to their specific choosing. We specifically chose these units as they were the quietest ones on the market so we will discuss your comments with our supplier.

We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you back on your future travel to our City.

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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Place was clean, had a modern look. Great night there. Close to the university where my event was being held. I was disappointed there was no microwave in the room though. Overall a great experience and would stay there again if the need arose.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Thank you for your time in writing about your recent stay with Centro Motel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our modern décor and especially that you noted the cleanliness that our Housekeeping Staff works so hard to provide. We are so proud of our Housekeeping Team who is the recent winner of the Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association’s Housekeeping Award for 2013!

We look forward to welcoming you when you travels have you return to Calgary.

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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Despite the very modest exterior, the room gave us the impression of an upscale hotel. Terrific beds. Sleek, modern decor. Roomy shower. All this at a very reasonable price, for Calgary! We will definitely be staying there again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2014

Thank you very much for your recent review on your stay at Centro Motel. We are so happy to hear that we were able to meet and even exceed your expectations. It is very reassuring to our owners and staff to know that our valued guests appreciate the efforts that have been put forth to make each stay a memorable experience.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Centro Motel on your next visit.

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Additional Information about Centro Motel

Address: 4540 16 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 0M6, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Calgary
Price Range: £35 - £74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Centro Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centro Motel is a trendy boutique property that provides you with the comfort of a 4 star hotel at half the price. Enjoy our smart decor and funky furnishings while lounging on our pillow-topped mattresses that are draped in our luxury linens. Wrap yourself in our plush bathrobes provided for your comfort in all of our rooms. Complimentary with all rooms every day of the year is - calling to anywhere in Canada and the U.S., WiFi, continental breakfast and parking! Centro Motel is located in Calgary’s NW quadrant in the trendy area of Montgomery. We are 3.5 km away from the Children’s Hospital, 3.1 km away from the Foothills Hospital (check with us for special Hospital rates), 4.3 km away from the University of Calgary, 4.7 km away from Canada Olympic Park, 4.1 km away from McMahon Stadium, 4.4 km away from Market Mall and 9 km from Downtown Calgary. ... more   less 
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