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Centro Motel

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   4540 16 Ave. NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B0M6, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Motel is a mess. It looks amazing on first glance, but then it ends. The outer walkways of the motel smell of urine at all times. The staff were quite cold and not at all accommodating or friendly. I felt as if i was in another country. The room? Sad. The king-size bed was extremely worn out and my back... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We confirm that Centro Motel is a leader in the community in which it is located. Centro Motel would like all of our valued guests to know that we have been awarded the 2014 Housekeeping Award from the Alberta Hotel and Lodging Association. This is a distinction which is earned through hours of dedication... More

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

motel is dumpy and tired. They call it a boutique hotel, but thats a stretch. Staff are disinterested. Hard to get them to look up from their phones. Walls and ceilings are paper thin and we were woken every morning and evening by the upstairs guests just moving around. Washrooms are so tiny, you literally have to come out of... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

Centro Motel welcomes all reviews and encourages guest feedback so we thank you for the time it took to write your review. We encourage guests to read all of our reviews to get a better overview of what our property offers in terms of accommodations and service. Industry standards are Centro Motel's top priority and while you stayed with us... More

Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We got this motel on a package deal. From out side it looks like some old motel but room were very recently renovated. It was cheap and worth the value. Rooms were clean, Bed was comfy, Free parking, Break fast is provided but not Hot stuff(Cereals, coffee, nutrition bars, fruits, muffins and cookies). Pretty close to downtown. I definitely recommend... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time and interest in Centro Motel. We are pleased by your response as Centro strives to be the best in our class! Your comments provide us with motivation for our team to achieve top standards. We look forward to your return. More

Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 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... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

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... More

Alfred, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
30 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 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... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

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! More

Rehovot, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 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... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

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! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

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... More

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

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... More

Calgary
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 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 review

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... More

Lethbridge, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 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.

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

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... More

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 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.

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centromotel, General Manager at Centro Motel, responded to this review

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... More

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Address: 4540 16 Ave. NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B0M6, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northwest Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Centro Motel 2.5*
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Centro Motel is a boutique Calgary motel offering rooms that are clean, close and connected. Located on the TransCanada highway, Centro is conveniently placed nearby many amenities and attractions, including the Foothills and Children’s Hospitals, the University of Calgary, McMahon Stadium, Shouldice Athletic Park, the Olympic Oval, and is merely 10 minutes away from downtown Calgary. ... more   less 
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