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Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   123 Freeport Boulevard NE, Calgary, Alberta T3N 0A3, Canada (Northeast Calgary)   |  
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Ranked #15 of 99 Hotels in Calgary
Richmond Hill, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“My home away from home.. for a week..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Read many reviews of many hotels in the YYC area, and settle on the Acclaim... I was MORE than pleasantly surprised!

Original stay was for 4 nights, but after my flight was cancelled this past Saturday, I rebooked my same room for one more night... felt like coming home again..

Room was very clean... the bed felt like heaven... as did the soaker tub, while watching TV.

The staff were terrific... you felt like you were being welcomed by friends from the moment you walked in through the front doors.

Rooms had DVD players, with a great selection of movies to "borrow" in the lobby. HDTV had tons of channels to choose from.. and a alarm clock/IPOD player at the side of the bed. The Chaise lounge was perfect to have a glass of wine and watch tv from.

Pacini was delicious for breakfast... dinner.. and early afternoon wine tasting...

Will definitely be back if in Calgary again..

Thanks to Acclaim for making my business trip feel more like pleasure!

Room Tip: Choose a room away from elevators... lower room numbers,, ie: 04.. 05.. 06...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Medicine Hat, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We have stayed at this hotel many times as it is extremely close to the airport. The rooms are new and stylish and very comfortable. The rooms even have a tv in the bathroom. Service has always been great as well.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Dallas, Texas
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23 hotel reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We stayed here after a long flight that arrived late at night. We were happy it was so close to the airport and felt very safe there. In fact, we left most of our luggage in the car with no trouble whatsoever. I travel a lot with my job and mostly stay in Hampton Inns since they are consistent when traveling for business. I feel this is a little nicer than most of those in the States. However, rooms are smaller - but they have used the space very wisely and made it feel larger than it really is. Will stay here again if traveling to Calgary.

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Palm Desert, CA
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised at the upscale amenities of the Acclaim.
The room was average size, but the modern comforts were above average: very comfortable bed and bedding; large flatscreen TV on the wall; two desks and a heavenly, massaging shower with super thick towels.
The well equipped gym and onsite Italian restaurant were also a plus.
The hotel is large and feels new.
Six minutes from airport with free shuttle leaving every half hour.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Oakville, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

This property is everything you would expect from an airport hotel, minus the continental breakfast. It is clean, convenient and comfortable. We stayed two nights while visiting family that live nearby. The desk staff are friendly and helpful. Flight departures are listed in the lobby which offers free wifi and two computers for guests to use. The only suggestion I would offer is to have muffins and fresh fruit in the lobby for breakfast as it is a drive to anyplace other than their own restaurant (which we did not try). Coffee makers are in the room and fresh cold lemon water is available in the lobby.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The Acclaim is another great entry to the selection of airport hotels in Calgary. Overall, this is a clean, comfortable hotel with a sense of luxury that one doesn't often see in an airport hotel.

My room was very well-appointed, including a very luxurious bathroom featuring a TV and multiple-head shower. The entire property has a sense of modern flair. Little touches like some limited complimentary long-distance phone time push this hotel over the top.

It's certainly not the most inexpensive airport hotel, and the closure of the Barlow Trail means the location isn't quite as ideal as it was when it opened, but if you're willing to treat yourself, this is well worth the stay.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dorset
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75 hotel reviews
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We arrived at 8 p.m. from a London flight pretty spaced-out by the jet-lag and this made a perfect, relaxing start. Excellent bed, sound-proofing and bathroom. Very pleasant and efficient service throughout we thought - people were concerned to get everything right for you. The Desk Manager even spent quite a bit of time giving us advice, ideas and hints on our planned journey through the Rockies. drawn from his own experience. Breakfast was very pleasant - we ate from the simpler 'Pronto' menu which was more than enough for our needs.
The roof deck is very pleasant and a welcome little oasis - we relaxed up there with a glass of wine watching the sunset and then I spent some time soaking in the hot-tub, to get out the travel kinks.
One of the best aspects of staying at the Acclaim was the very effective free shuttle from and to the airport - we had to go back to collect our rental car. This worked perfectly and saved us taxi costs. The Acclaim gave us just what we needed - a really comfortable, laid-back start to our touring holiday.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 123 Freeport Boulevard NE, Calgary, Alberta T3N 0A3, Canada
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Calgary > Northeast Calgary
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Calgary
#8 Romantic Hotel in Calgary
#12 Business Hotel in Calgary
#16 Family Hotel in Calgary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Acclaim Hotel Calgary Airport 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Acclaim Hotel offers modern sophisticated accommodations 2 kilometres from the Calgary International Airport. Acclaim's location provides easy access to Calgary's thoroughfares, allowing for a speedy route to all points in the city. The property offers 225 non-smoking rooms and suites with king and queen size beds. Calgary's finest Italian food is available right at the property in Pacini Pasta & Grill Ristorante. The on premises wine bar offers a relaxing intimate setting. The CrossIron Mills mall located in Balzac is less than 10 minutes drive north from Acclaim Hotel. If traveling to or from Banff National Park, Canmore, or Jasper access is convenient via the new Hwy. 201 Stoney Trail ring road access 2 km's north of Acclaim Hotel. The Country Hills Plaza shopping centre is located 5 minutes drive west on Country Hills Boulevard. Michener Allen Auction is located 2 kms north on Barlow Trail. ... more   less 
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