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Raccoon Lodge Motel

4515 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1C3, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Calgary
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You wouldn't expect much of a place called Raccoon Inn, and you shouldn't because the rooms are dark, dated, musty smelling. Beds are super springy, carpet is super old and dirty. Typical small town motel. Right across from the beach, which is it's only redeeming quality.

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Grotesque. Shame these lazy people bought up the best location on Lake Shore drive. The room smells like black mold and the staff is horrible. For $160 you should not have to worry about the air you breathe while you sleep. Honestly if u cant find another room in town just sleep in car... it will be a far better... More

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

Ive been working off and on for the last 6 months in sylvan lake staying at a different hotel. this trip i got booked to stay here. on check in, and after paying, i get told my room is a smoking room, great. walls are paper thin, which meant i got to listen to my neighbours tv all night. curtain... More

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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

it was clean and a place to sleep, bathroom not very clean, I could shower but not enough water pressure to wash my hair, bring shower shoes. this is a motel, so dont expect much, it was across the street the beach, couldnt get much better, Im not picky so I would stay here again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

We did not get the room I reserved ahead of time on the phone. We did get a kitchenette. In it none of the 4 glasses matched. I pulled back the covers to tuck in my 9 yr old daughter and saw a ribbed condom - luckily still in its wrapper!!! No plug for the bathtub. Overall revolting!!

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edmonton
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

I went there with my family and my daughter in law's family we had two rooms at the end on the main floor.It was so close to the beach,walk across the street and did not have to worry about them going back and forth for their water balloons .I really enjoyed waking up going across the street with my coffee... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

We stayed August long weekend. Not sure if they jacked up the price but we paid $136 after taxes. They forced me to pay upfront $100 for a security deposit, they didn't just swipe a copy of my credit card, they actually made me pay it, i've never every had to do that at any other hotels/motels. I explained that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Stayed in the main floor cabins. Very small room & set up isnt ideal. TV was way up in corner & hard to see. Kitchen was ok, small fridge, 2 burners & no real table, only 1 chair, 1 stool. Employees are super friendly and the location is great. Not new or updated but didn't have to worry about kids... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We loved the location, and the cabin-like feel of the rooms we rented, and the manager was nice. The rug was old and was dirty, but we didn't mind that, as it saved us feeling like we couldn't track our kids in and out from the beach. BUT-- the towels were ancient and hard, and as my daughter said of... More

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Calgary, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

Location to this motel is ideal. It is right across from the beach and within walking distance of uptown. It's an old motel that is need of some upgrading. My folks stayed there and when the walked across the carpet they had to wash their feet. The bed was extremely hard and uncomfortable. The price is reasonable for being at... More

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Address: 4515 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1C3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Sylvan Lake
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