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Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area
Ranked #73 of 109 Hotels in Calgary
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

The room was fairly clean and though there was a burning smell in the elevator that was kind of scary, it was average enough. Breakfast was more than I expected, never really had a breakfast at a hotel so was expecting toast and coffee, but there were bagels, cereal, eggs, sausage, bacon. It really made my stay.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Thank you for your response , We are truely sorry that you had to experience the burning smell of our elevator, but we are happy to say that it has been fully repaired.

We hope that you will try us again and we look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed 20 November 2013

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

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Reviewed 16 November 2013

We spent the last 3 nights of our Canada trip in this hotel and found it clean and convenient. The front desk staff were very pleasant and helpful, always cheerful too which really makes a difference. Our room was spacious and the bed was comfortable. We found it easy to walk to the C-Train from the hotel and it was a pleasant 30 minute ride for just $3 to downtown Calgary - a lovely city to explore. There are plenty of eating options close to the hotel and a liquor store just a short walk away with a great choice of beers!
Breakfast was plentiful and the staff taking care of the breakfast room kept the items topped up and the place clean and tidy. A pleasant stay and good value for the price we paid.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Thank you for your comments, and we are excited to see you had a super stay

We strive to ensure that we deliver on customer service and the best product that we can. The team in every area from front desk, to housekeeping to maintenance, want to give a personal touch to the stay.

Thank you again and you are so welcome back, we are awaiting your next trip

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Reviewed 7 November 2013

It's what you expect from a Super 8. Clean and very basic. No frills. Only reason why we booked here was it was close to business meetings at Spruce Meadows. Beds were comfortable (surprised) but pillows aren't the best. Stayed in a "king suite" which really has a bit more room and a chair. Not really what you'd call a real king suite.

A lot of amenities around in the Shawnessy area so that's a plus.

Again very basic.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Thank you for your response and we are happy that you found our location to be clean

We are happy to announce that we are planning to start a few renovations in the new year and we are confident that you will see an improvement on our product

Thank you again

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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

Stayed in October 2013 and was greeted with a great smile upon checkin. Was curious of dining options in the area and the staff were able to provide a good close recommendation. Room was very spacious and clean. Ask for a king size room if you like lots of space!! Checking out in the morning was seamless and I had the receipt emailed to me instantaneously. Lots of shopping and dining nice and close to the hotel will make this my choice going forward.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2013

Thank you for the SUPER review, Our team was happy to see that you had a great stay and we are looking forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

We have stayed in many Super 8 locations across Canada and have learned that you usually get what you pay for with any hotel chain.
This Super 8 was not an exception! It is a great location and the staff friendly & very helpful. Our room was clean & bright and everything worked well. Breakfast had good selections, the beds were clean & fine and I particularly liked the pillow that I used.
Overall it was a good stay and we felt that it met Super 8 standards quite well.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

Thank you for taking time to review our Super 8 .

We are proud to be part of such a progressive and great chain such as Super 8. Each location strives to offer super breakfast items and great customer service

We look forward to serving you again and we cant wait til you stop by again

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Reviewed 12 October 2013

I stayed at this location for two nights, overall I was very pleased.

The room was clean and comfortable. The only downfalls were that some of my towels had stains, and that there was no access to drinking water...it is not a huge deal, but I think there should be clean drinking water available at every hotel/motel.

I enjoyed the continental breakfast. They had eggs, sausages, cereal, bagels, white/whole wheat bread, muffins, coffee, hot chocolate and juice...something for everyone.

I didn't use the pool, but from what I could see it looks great for children.

The location was great, close to bus stops and walking distance to the Bridlewood Ctrain station (behind Target).

I would come back as this was certainly a bang for my buck..I would just bring my own towels and bottled water :)

Room Tip: Second floor is probably best.
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Monica S, General Manager at Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2013

Thank you for letting us know about your stay. We were glad to see your positive remarks but were a little concernced about the downfalls.

At the property, we pride ourselves on ensuring that all items in the room are free of stains with checking and double checking, At anytime, there is staff at the property 24 hours per day to ensure that any thing that is missed is corrected immediately upon notification of any problem.
This includes if a guest finds staining on towels, we would be more than happy to replace with a better item.

The drinking water in Calgary is safe to drink straight from any water tap in the building, In the event, guests prefer bottled water, the property shares parking space with Walmart and a major grocercy chain. It is approximately a 30 second walk to get access to bottled water.

Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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Additional Information about Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area

Address: 60 Shawville Rd SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3S6, Canada
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Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Southwest Calgary
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Calgary
Price Range: £56 - £102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Calgary Shawnessy Area 2*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Super 8 Motel - Shawnessy has an exceptional reputation of excellent service and comfortable, and clean rooms, which has earned us the prestigious "Pride of Super8" award. Conveniently located on Macleod Trail in Alberta's largest and most active city, Calgary Shawnessy Super 8 Motel has many things to offer both families and the business traveler. We are close to MacLeod Trail South and Spruce Meadows. For shoppers and those seeking entertainment in the South West section of Calgary, we're in the midst of everything! ... more   less 
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