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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB
Ranked #19 of 109 Hotels in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 16 November 2011

as my family was staying at the country inn and suiets in calgary there was a awesome women there name caroline i belive she helped my family with directions to chucky cheeses and went far and beyond with making our stay like home ,with her lovely smile and warmth with our kids .next time when we come for a visit we would for sure come back as she has left a feeling with our family of some one who enjoys helpin and goin the extra mile awesome job thx for all the support with our little ones

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2011

Thank you so much for your very kind words about your stay at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Calgary-Airport. Your wonderful recognition of Caroline is much appreciated and certainly speaks to the level of personal service that we strive to provide our guests.

Again thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and we hope to see you again very soon!

Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
General Manager

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Reviewed 14 November 2011

We stayed at this business this weekend and the staff were helpful and polite. There is a basic exercise room and the equipment was pretty good (procor) There is a nice sized pool and a hot tub. Included Breakfast has good options from cereal to hot food eggs/sausage or bacon/hash browns/waffle maker/yogurt fresh fruit. There are free tasty cookies at the check in desk. Newspapers for reading in the a.m. The room was a good size with a king bed. Very quiet, never heard any noise,and slept well. Towels were a bit rough but minor complaint. I'd stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank avialae
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2011

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport.

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to take advantage of our pool, whirlpool and exercise room and that our breakfast offered you all the choice that you needed to start your day off right.

Again thank you for your review and we hope to see you again next time your travels bring you to Calgary.


Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
General Manager

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Reviewed 12 November 2011

We stayed at this hotel, as a family of 4, on Remembrance Day. The hotel was clean and fairly quiet. We received a good deal on the hotel from Expedia, and had a suite with 2 TVs, a pull out couch, and a king size bed (in a separate bedroom).
It's close to the airport and several restaurants and stores. Chili's and Burger King are next door, Tim Horton's is across a busier road. Chili's will also deliver until midnight.
The pool and hot tub were a treat in November. The hot tub could have been deeper and warmer, but was adequate for our needs.
Breakfast had a wide variety of selections, including muffins, waffles, cereal, juices, yogurt and fruit.
We would stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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Thank Tempestt C
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2011

We appreciate your taking the time to post such a great review of your stay at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport.

Next time be sure to book directly with us and in addition to our best online rate guarantee you'll be eligible for goldpoints with our Club Carlson reward program.

Again thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again soon.

Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
General Manager

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Reviewed 1 November 2011

I travel to Calgary often and the Country Inn & Suites provides a very nice room for a great price in the city. The staff are friendly and check with you on the room condition within 30 min of check in. The complementary breakfast is very nice and much better than other hotels.

Room Tip: I have not had a bad room yet and I have been on all floors. There are many places to eat around th...
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  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled on business
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2011

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay with us.

As a frequent business guest it is nice to hear that you have enjoyed your stays with us and appreciate our friendly staff, complimentary breakfast and overall accommodations.

Although there are as you note many places to eat around the hotel we are also pleased to now offer room service from the Chili's restaurant next door to the hotel as an added convenience to our guests.

Once again thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you back to Calgary!

Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

We overnighted here on our way to Puerto Vallarta. The rooms were spacious, very clean, everything we could ask for. The staff provide great service. We highly recommend.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2011

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay with us.

I am delighted to hear that we were eveything you looked for in a hotel the night before your trip to the sunny beaches of Puerto Vallarta and we hope to see you again next time your travels bring you to Calgary!

Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

The first thing you'll notice when you pull in is the ample parking. Sometimes hotels seem to have these little miserly parking lots where you seem to be a football field away. Not the country inn and suites. The farthest I ever had to park when the hotel was sold out and I was coming in late on a Saturday night was about 35 steps away.
When you get into the hotel the staff are really friendly and there is an ever-full jar of cookies waiting for you. There is also sometimes a candy/mint jar too.
The check in expericence was quick and pain free, as was the check out experience (under a minute both times).
The staff at the front are both professional and friendly. I had a great time with them,
The next thing. The rooms.
When I read a review its all about the rooms. How does the Country Inn and Suites stack up?
I'd give them a "great value for it's money" . Clean, spacious (lots of power bars inside the desk for electronic gizmos), beds were comfortable, the only down side was that if you got a ground floor room you had to keep your blinds closed as people in the parking lot can see into your room. The mini fridge worked, and there is a nice reading lamp and chair. I liked my bed, but several of my co-workers thought they were only Ok. One problem I had was that if you had the fan/air on it was loud.... it did create some white noise I guess.
If you get a chance upgrade to the suites, they are much nicer with a separate reading area, a second TV, and a nice sitting room for guests.
The Calgary Country Suite and Inns also provide breakfast. Here's where I'm going to give it, the "Ok.....but it's free". Consisting of concentrate juices from machines (cafeteria stlye) so-so hot food, and such. There is no serving staff it's get your own, and then put the dishes away. The saving grace? It's free!
After that review of the breakfast let me throw in something better. They have a secondary breakfast express area which is the best I've seen anywhere. It has coffee pots , cups , granola bars (a mix of at least 3 or 4 brands of them) and fruit , also little bags.
This express breakfast area was a boon to me many a morning. It allows me a quick grab and go, that gave me a breakfast during that dreaded morning meeting.
I give the Secondary EXPRESS breakfast stand the highest "Samson Stamp of Superb"
I wish i had one of those at home!
There is also a gym , pool and hot tub there. They were all "Ok" the gym does have a nautilus and several cardio machines, but it has no free weights. The nice thing about it though is that it doesn't ever seem to be used, so I got to use the elliptical and watch Storage wars for hours!.
All in all, if you are in Calgary book a trip at the Country Inn & Suites (book online and early...I heard them constantly turning people away because they were full)

Room Tip: get the suite, and try to get second floor. They have handicap rooms which suck (no tub...huge bathr...
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled on business
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2011

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent experiences at our hotel.

We are proud to be refered to as " a little slice of home" as that is certainly what we strive to be to our guests! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the rooms, I certainly agree the suites are are a nice upgrade for those who are with us a little longer.

It is wonderful to hear that our Grab and Go breakfast earned your highest stamp of approval for convenience and selection.

Thank you again for taking the time to share your feedback and we do hope to see you again next time your travels bring you back to Calgary!

Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
General Manager

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Reviewed 19 October 2011

We stayed at this hotel in 2005 prior to flying home because of its proximity to the airport and did the same at the end of September on arrival, prior to travelling west. If anything we enjoyed our stay more this time, than last. The staff were extremely helpful and cheerful - a must after a long 7 hour time difference flight. The room was great and wonderfully quiet, except for planes (well, we did choose it for the airport!) and police sirens, but even these were not a major problem. The facilities looked good, though in our jet lagged state we used few, but the breakfast, considering it was "do it yourself" was great and set us up for our onward journey. Whether 1 or more nights, we wholeheartedly recommend this hotel. The only downsides are that the access from the airport is now more awkward because of ongoing road improvements (they confused our sat nav) and if you want to visit any part of the city you must drive. Of the 5 "chain" hotels we used on this trip we ranked this as the best and if we visit Calgary again it will be our first choice

Room Tip: We requested top floor to ensure any night room pacers would not disturb us.
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  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank briandg
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CountryJunkie, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2011

We appreciate your taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay at our hotel.

I am so glad to hear that your first experience with us in 2005 prompted you to return again when flying into Calgary this year and that if anything you enjoyed your stay even more this time around!

The current airport expansion has certainly altered the route to and from our hotel and the main terminal and I am sorry to hear that the updates have not yet made it to your navigation system, we have noted that Google Maps has correctly updated the new route and encourage our guests to verify that they have the up to date directions to avoid any frustration.

Thank you again for taking the time to share your feedback and we do hope to see you again next time your travels bring you back to Calgary!

Warmest Regards,

Leanne Shaw-Brotherston
General Manager

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Address: 2481 39 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8V8, Canada
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Region: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northeast Calgary
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#19 Business Hotel in Calgary
#19 Family Hotel in Calgary
Price Range: $108 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calgary-Airport, AB 2.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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