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Akai Motel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent place for travellers who don't require too much luxury. The rooms had everything we needed (comfy bed, TV, wi-fi, warm shower, bathroom, etc). We didn't cook in the rooms, but there is a stove top, mini fridge, and utensils if you need them. Good value, especially considering the rates for some of the other places in town.

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Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is a dump! Stayed for the month and although fairly quiet, it's unsafe..windows at ground level and open easily from the outside. No laundry service for bedding unless you want to pay an extra $60 a week which will give maid service 30 minutes in your room. Management and Owners are rude and don't care if you stay...

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

The akai motel is by far the slum hole of Canmore! And not to mention the owner "Albert" is rude and unaccomidating. Did not clean my room at all in 4 months of bein therefor work. Attempted to charge extra each month if you have a "extra guest". I paid For the room not for a single bed. If that...

4Thank Bakerzbaja
Saint Thomas, Canada
Reviewed August 15, 2011

This place improves a lot compare to one year ago I stayed. Clean, comportable & well trained staffs..... What else you want regraing this price. I strongly recommend this motel. Good Value!!!!

4Thank Edward M
Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed July 14, 2011

There were bugs crawling on the floor and two large flies in the room when we checked in. The grout in the shower had black mold all over it and there was some sort of weird green permanent crust around the base of the plug up to the tap. The tap in the sink leaked ALL night. Half of the...

11Thank wearytraveller154916
Oak Park, Michigan
Reviewed August 29, 2010

Staying one night on our way through. Nice amenities, price is right. Clean and well taken care of.

5Thank Scarcethings
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed August 16, 2010

Not fit for human habitation + Worst service ever = The Akai. This place would get a no star rating if this system allowed that. My expectations were low to begin with, but it's mind blowing a place this filthy can be allowed to remain in business. I took a room at the Akai in August 2010 only because there...

17Thank lostherd
Reviewed March 20, 2010

In March 2010. I had to stay in the crack house called The Akai. I have to say this motel is the most repulsive place I had stayed in. When we checked in there was an Asian Guy at the front desk, " if you want to call it that" that was drunk. You can smell the booze off his...

16Thank Mikes19998
Reviewed December 9, 2009

I stayed in this little place in Canmore, Alberta not too long ago as my 3 friends and I traveled through the Banff area and I must say there was no better value in the Rockies. I don't think this place is the best motel/hotel in the world but as we were very conscious of the limited spending budget this...

4Thank Heavenly_Joel
Reviewed June 23, 2009

We had a hard time finding a clean motel at a decent price in Banff, so we decided to try the next town, Canmore, At travel info centre, we were told about Akai Motel and when I called to find out about the price, I was almost shocked by their good price. I was unsure about the place so we...

4Thank fdaddy
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  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Akai Motel

Address: 1717 Mountain Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W1, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Akai Motel Canmore, Alberta
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“Don't stay here. Find a cleaner room for $5.00 more a night somewhere else.”
wearytraveller154916, Jul 14, 2011 | Read review
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