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“Loved the Food”
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Tonquin Inn
Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Jasper
Canada
2 reviews
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“Loved the Food”
Reviewed 31 January 2009

The staff here were really great. Was really cold this weekend but they had lots of suggestions for things to do. Excellent restaurant here. Beds were very good. Perfect after a hard day of skiing.

  • Liked — The friendly staff
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 January 2009

i booked this room for a weekend out of town with my finace. i was very happy about the deal i got (35% off) and was definately looking forward to the trip! when we got there everything went smoothly until we stepped into the room. it had 2 double beds (what kind of a hotel has double beds?) which were so short my finace's feet hung off the end all night long! the room also smelled like cat pee. we ended up buying an air freshener it was so bad! the room also had a door that could connect it with the next room. this door and the walls were so thin that we could hear our neighbours conversations word for word and i actually heard someone fart! that is ridiculous. i ended up buying earplugs the next day just to get through the weekend. how romantic!
the room only had lamps so you had to turn on every light in the place just so you could see each other. you could also hear everytime anyone in what seemed like the whole hotel used the sink or flushed the toilet. i would never go back!!

  • Disliked — everything
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Northern Alberta
1 review
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Reviewed 19 January 2009

My family looks forward to Jasper in January almost each year, and we have stayed at the Tonquin in the past. We booked a king room for my husband and me & a suite for my other family members. My family's stay was wonderful & problem free. My husband and I had a couple problems. We were accidently given the wrong hotel room key (the room was occupied) it was a good thing the key didn't work! We heard noises through the door and knew it wasn't vacant. So we went back to front desk, he realized his mistake and gave us a second room key. The minute we walked in the room we knew the temperature was far too hot for us to sleep, we shut the heat off, opened all the windows and doors and thought that would help cool the room. Neither of us are smokers, and there were smokers right outside our door & windows occasionally smoking, so we called front desk & asked to switch to anouther room even if it was not a king bed room. The front desk young man was nice and gave us one of the last available rooms. Our stay was wonderful after that.

  • Liked — Quality for the low price
  • Disliked — smoking 2 feet from hotel room door
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled with family
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Northern Ireland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2008

I would highly recommend this hotel. We arrived in Jasper without anywhere to stay and struggled to find a place available for 3 nights, we tried the Tonquin Inn and were given a suite - 2 double bedrooms, kitchen and living room with dining table. Although, it was slightly expensive for a couple, for a family this would be perfect. We were able to cook a good breakfast and relax in the living area after a hard day's hiking. I loved it. It was brilliantly clean, too. I could not fault this hotel at all.

Its a short walk from the main street restaurants and shops, but not too far out.

  • Liked — Spacious Accomodation
  • Stayed September 2008, travelled as a couple
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2008

Grantham,Lincolnshire,England
This was our second visit in thre years and it was still great value for money
The staff are great and trhe food was brilliant.
Rooms were clean and comfortable for this style of Motel, would definitely use it again.

  • Stayed December 2006
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Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2008

Every hotel in Jasper is going to charge a fortune during peak season but we found the Tonquin to be slightly more reasonable and able to deal when they have vacancies. The larger rooms like the junior suites with kitchenette are nice and by far preferable over the standard rooms - looks like they are the ones that have been recently renovated. The beds are very comfortable. The portable air conditioner is rather loud but does the job. The kitchenette is well equipped and saves you from having to eat out and draining your wallet. Maid service was very courteous and efficient. The pool is not bad - a bit small. And the indoor hot tub was large but was covered in a huge froth of bubbles that manitenance never bothered to address - yuck. Yet the outdoor hot tubs got more than their fair share of chlorination - so much so that we couldn't stay in them because the fumes irritated our lungs. The pool also closed for 2 days for unexplained reasons. The only other glitch was that our TV remote control would not work. Oh yeah, our breaker kept tripping when we ran the microwave with some lights on.

So overall, we were pleased with the accomodations. Distance from town was not a big deal unless you have no transportation.
But anytime you are paying $200 - $ 250 per night for a hotel you deserve top notch service and accomodation. We had a few disappointments in that regard but nothing major. The peak season market is the real culprit that demands $ 200 + for average accomodations. But hey - whose fault is that - if we keep paying for it, they will keep charging it!

  • Liked — The beds and the kitchenette
  • Disliked — Price. The pool and hot tubs were not well maintained or even open for that matter
  • Stayed August 2008
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South Yorks England
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Reviewed 18 August 2008

We could never recommend this hotel. We stayed 5 nights. Our room was above the kitchen and and there was noise throughout the night from refrigeration units. The air conditioning unit was a huge unit taking up space in the small room. The unit was too noisy to have on at night so the room was stuffy. The only window in the room was very small and opened onto a walkway and so there was alot of noise from people coming and going particularly if we left it open at night. The room was dark the decor boring and dingy, the furniture dark.There was no master light switch in the room so every light had to be turned on individually and they all had to be on to see other people in the room it was so gloomy.
We didn't eat at the hotel because we thought they had taken us for a ride with the room and they were not going to make any more money out of us. We walked into town but it is quite a trek.
Quite often we couln't park near our room aspeople going to the restaurant took the spaces.
We paid equivelant of £130 per night far too much for what we got.

Stayed August 2008
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Property: Tonquin Inn
Address: 100 Juniper St, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Jasper National Park > Jasper
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Jasper
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Tonquin Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 137
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Surrounded by majestic mountains and endless opportunities to appreciate the great outdoors, The Tonquin Inn provides a perfect getaway for adventure seeking families, friends and couples. Located in the heart of Jasper, this property features easy access to hiking trails, ski fields, rafting adventures and so much more! With its cozy sunken living rooms, convenient kitchenettes and "home away from home" charm, the Tonquin Inn is the ideal spot for an escape from the city! ... more   less 
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