Close, no cigar
The good: the room is spacious and clean, appointed with the typical stuff you find in almost every room these days. Close to a mall if you need something, or a theater if you can’t figure out the cable channel guide. Located just off the highway yet no highway noise. Nice views from the restaurant.
The bad: Cave lighting. No, really. I’ve seen caves with better lighting. Get used to waking into a cave to find a second light, which is one of those absolutely pathetic CFL’s (environmentally friendly with the biohazard disposal instructions). An outside balcony that seems to serve no useful purpose. There are no chairs, too small for anything but a garden nome. The auto door closer tried but wouldn’t, though I think it was in league with the bathroom fan. Pillows that have seen better days. Probably in the last decade.
Housekeeping on the other hand, superb. They are the only reason I suspect anyone would elect to stay in a Coast Cave.
The dinning facilities, yes, they have them. There is no buffet, unless you’re on a bus tour. And considering the quality of breakfast, ANY buffet would be a huge step up. Toast that has the consistency of a cracker, dry, butter that’s been around for so long it’s separated, hash something that’s impersonating hash browns. Ugh.
However for lunches and dinners there are some superb menu selections. Well prepared and nicely appointed.
Comfortable but noisy
I have stayed at this hotel a couple of times as a team for swimming events. The hotel has been renovated, beds are very comfortable, rooms are spacious too. Awesome location to Tim Hortons, starbucks, gas stations, mall, and a pub is right across the street. But the wonderful lounge and restaurant is great. I will remember to bring some earplugs for my next visit.
Great place to stay
very clean and inviting hotel! Our kids loved the pool and it was open until 10 which was nice for our late arrival! Restaurant food was fantastic but took a long time. Rooms were very clean and beautiful presentation! Room wasn’t as quiet as I expected but not that bad.
The hotel looks brand new, the rooms are Fabulous!! Helpful and friendly staff, Starbucks coffee in the room, extra pillows and blankets, fridge and microwave, iron and ironing board. Lots of free parking and beer and wine store onsite. Great restaurant in the hotel.
- Troy M
Hotel stay in between The Rocky Mountain Train.
We went on The Rocky Mountaineer for two days and this hotel was selected by them for our overnight stay.
The staff were friendly and helpful and there was a shuttle bus to the town itself. (We didn’t use this as we were tired.) just up the road from this hotel if you just end wanted a snack there was a McDonalds and Tim Hortons, about 5/10 minute walk.
We stayed in room 202, the room itself was large, with access door to the swimming pool, a fridge, microwave, tea/coffee machine and was very clean with a good size bathroom. There was a restaurant but we didn’t use it. By what we could see if they hadn’t a shuttle bus into the town, you would definitely need some transport to reach any areas to visit.