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Saskatoon Thriftlodge

1825 Idylwyld Drive North, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7L 1B6, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was traveling on a tight budget and so abandoned the company guidelines for hotels. The Saskatoon Thirftlodge was the cheapest option in Saskatoon, and so I booked there. There are a lot of positives for this property - easy access from major roads, easy parking, really polite staff (desk and cleaning). The people who work here are great. And... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cozy bed but Lazy keepers and same thing for breakfast every morning they need do more then just waffles and shower was not clean I'm not happy the towls were never cleaned they staff wasn't nice to u and they make u paye 200 down frist it not worth it and no microwave or freezer

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Lower Sackville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first we thought Travis was the handy-man, found out later he was the owner.......a hands-on owner and it shows. Room was clean and comfy, motel is close and easily assecable to the city,but the fresh breakfast fruit needs work.This property will be awesome in a couple of years, thanks to Travis!

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Leipzig, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Motel is okay if you are looking for an inexpensive option in Saskatoon, but you have to be aware that the dirt is piling up near to your room and it might also be quite noisy. It is close to a big intersection.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We didn't book ahead, so this was only pet friendly hotel we could find in our preferred area of Saskatoon. Very economical cost compared to typical hotel in the area. Room was small, dated, but have to say it was clean and had all basic needs. Has smoking rooms, so this can be annoying when those folks are lounging outside... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The room was clean, some stains here and there. There wasn't much noise insulation so if anything happened outside near you then you knew about it. The only major complaint was the water temperature was temperamental. It was hot or cold and any in between was rare. Take quick showers basically. Breakfast was good though.

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Kipling. SK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Nice room, clean, everything you need for a overnight stay. Clean bathroom comfy bed ,air conditioning if needed ,good size T.V. easy wifi, plus continental breakfast all at an affordable price.Its not the royal plaza but it will meet your needs for a night or two. Cozy comfy while in town with my Irish Wolfhound for the CKC show.

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UNITY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was a terrible hotel, our room stunk like pot when we got there from our neighbours above us and the smell coming in the vents, there were people running and screaming up and down the upstairs walkway until 1230am then for two nights there was screaming at 4am! Breakfast was nice and the staff were really nice but we... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

we had a good stay at thriftlodge in Saskatoon the hotel was clean and friendly good breakfast the hotel is older and has been nicely renovated it is close to shopping and restaurants close to highways nice stay

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It was a very good experience except for check in. I booked the hotel on line a day before. When I got there I was charged a higher price than what I booked it for. I eventually got the lower price when I showed the form that I printed off when I booked.

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