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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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English first
Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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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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Calga, Australia
1 review
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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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

Last time i visited Sylvan lake, i stayed at a motel further down the road to this one and had a bad experience so decided this time that prior to visiting Sylvan, i would look at a number of reviews on this and other motels in the area. I decided to book two nights in Raccoon and two nights elsewhere... More

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Calgary Canada
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24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2010

Great Location, Friendly Staff, carpet is kind of grubby, we kept our shoes on, it was great for the September Long weekend with ten year old twins and a 12 year old. It was nice to have a kitchennette. I checked the beds before using them and didn't see any issues. I wouldn't pick this for a romantic getaway, but... More

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Also Known As:
Raccoon Hotel
Raccoon Hotel Sylvan Lake
Raccoon Lodge Motel Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Address: 4515 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1C3, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Sylvan Lake
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Sylvan Lake
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