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“Great stay, but never saw any inn staff the entire time we were there” 5 of 5 stars
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Creekside Country Inn
2.5 of 5 Lodge   |   709 Benchlands Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3G9, Canada   |  
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Kobe, Japan
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“Great stay, but never saw any inn staff the entire time we were there”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We arrived late after the 8PM check-in time and so didn't expect to see any staff (the key was left out in a mail box for us to open and find the room). The next day, I went down for the 8-9AM breakfast, expecting at least one person tending to the reception and/or food, but there was no one. It was a like a ghost had come in to set up breakfast and vanished before anyone woke up. This lack of service staff continued for the entire 3 day stay. Even when we checked out at 11AM, there was no one. This didn't impact the quality of stay at all, except for maybe one moment when we wanted a coffee refill. The rooms were comfortable and kept clean. The lobby/ground floor area was cozy and inviting. Recommended for any rocky mountain travelers.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We spent one night at the Creekside Country Inn on our way back to the airport. The Creekside Country Inn is in a very quiet location and is somewhere between a Bed and Breakfast and a small hotel.

The room was large and very comfortable - We stayed in a few different places while we were travelling around the Rockies and this was definitely the most nicely decorated. There was a downstairs area with a lounge and bathroom. The bedroom was on the mezzanine floor. The only slight issue was that the blanket on the bed was a bit dusty and made us both cough. However we swapped it for the spare one in the cupboard and that was fine. The rest of the room was very clean though.

This was the only place we stayed at which included breakfast in the price. As we needed to leave quite quickly the next day, this was very welcome and we were very pleased with the wide choice on offer.

Overall we were very happy and would stay here again if we are in Canmore.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We stayed here for two nights. It is neat and clean and the views from the rooms are beautiful. The lofts are definitely more roomy than the regular rooms. Our room was basic and clean. The bathroom door hinged the wrong way and exiting the bathroom was therefore quite a mission! Breakfast was from 8 to 9:30 and was pretty decent. We played table tennis in the basement at night which was fun. Overall a pleasant stay!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Oneonta, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We stayed here for two nights and liked it. The room we were in, the Cougar Suite, was small and the bathroom door was weird. Great bath tub for soaking - best I have ever been in.

The CCI is quiet and the Common area is wonderful for evening relaxing and reading. The Breakfasts have a wonderful choice of foods for everyone's interests.

Would stay here again if we are in the area.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Canmore is a charming town close to Banff. We spent 2 nights at the Creekside Country Inn which is a B&B but feels more like a cozy hotel. The Iron Goat is a great restaurant within walking distance. A long walk or drive to town for other choices. Larger rooms have a loft, continental breakfast is served from 8 - 9...early birds may be a bit disappointed by this. Eric and Peter gave us great tips for sights to see and eateries. Overall very pleasant experience.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Washington State
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We would like to thank the CCI staff for the attention to the little details during our stay in Canmore. Your recommendations for eateries, directions and local flair was much appreciated. The room was cozy, set in a convenient location and very reasonable. Peter went the extra mile in providing us excellent customer service! Thank you for your hospitality

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Houghton Le Spring, England
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

A nice place, in a very good location. Our room was very clean, a good size with a decent en suite.

Breakfast is a little basic, but the baked goods were very nice.

I found the hosting on the impersonal side, with ours hosts a little indifferent to our presence. To sum it up as we left our keys when leaving our host didn't thank us or wish us a safe onward journey, in fact they said nothing.

Don't get me wrong it's a nice place, just not super friendly.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Creekside Country Inn

Address: 709 Benchlands Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3G9, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Canmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Creekside Country Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Creekside Country Inn offers Bed and Breakfast Style accommodation over looking the the Bow Valley at the entrance to Cougar Canyon. Featuring over 14,000 square feet of guest space, Canmore's Creekside Country Inn can comfortably accommodate overnight groups of up to 40 people and house up to 75 people for social gatherings, receptions, reunions, dinners and activities. Our Sunview Room and Lady MacDonald Lounge have big River-Rock fireplaces and wall-to-wall windows providing breathtaking vistas of the Canmore's surrounding Peaks. Creekside is a non-smoking property and offers many amenities such as: daily house keeping, ski storage and high speed wireless internet. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Creekside Country Hotel Canmore
Country Inn Canmore
Canmore Country Inn
Creekside Country Inn Canmore, Alberta

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