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“Always a great stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
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BEST WESTERN Pocaterra Inn
Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence
Edmonton
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Always a great stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013

I've stayed several times at the BW Pocaterra Inn, and this hotel never disappoints. Great location and very friendly staff. Rooms are spacious and very clean and love the gas fireplace which creates a warm ambiance, also very handy are the coffee maker, mini fridge and microwave. The beds are super comfortable. There's also a small fitness centre, pool and hot tub on site. Another great feature is the wonderful breakfast buffet served every morning, so many items to choose from, several varieties of cereal, yoghurt, fruit, pastries, bagels, bread, eggs (hard boiled, omelette, scrambled), sausages, waffles, french toast and much more.....and the breakfast room is lovely just off the lobby with fireplace and TV. My only wish for this hotel would be that they had more parking spots. I'll be back soon!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Cranbrook, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013

Very pleased with our room. It was at the end of the hallway, so we did not have people passing by our room. Extra sitting area, with gas fireplace, microwave and mini fridge. Nice extra touches were full length mirror on wall in sleeping area and a bench at the foot of the bed,to sit on when putting on shoes or boots. I love a bright, well lit room and the lighting here was exceptional. I have never seen so many lights in a hotel room. The beds were very comfortable. Also room was very clean. Very nice eating area for the buffet breakfast that is provided from 7am-11am. Good selection for continental breakfast, including eggs and sausages. We would recommend this hotel to other visitors and definitely stay here again.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Catwomanmomma
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Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013

My experience with the Best Western Hotels in Alberta ,B.C., Saskatchewan are all stays thatb I would recommend to any family or anyone be it business, pleasure, etc . The service , rooms and breakfast are excellent and affordable

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Agatha W
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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013

2 nights to allow some Christmas shopping and a visit to Lake Louise. Staff was friendly, room was clean and comfortable. Enjoyed the gas fireplace in the room.Hotel has a pool with a water slide. Canmore has some very nice dining and shopping establishments.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Stony Plain AB Canada
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2013

The room was delightful. The staff was very accomodating. Complimentary breakfast was about what you would expect for "free" - missed the waffle maker that many other Best Western's have. Unfortunately, "my side" of the bed did not have a night table or lamp, so no bedtime reading for me :(

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kitscoty
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57 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013

What a great hotel excellent value. Loved the fire place, although would have liked it better if it had the option to use without heat. The beds were very comfy & linens very clean. A huge washroom that was super clean and well lite. Our only complaint was the WiFi which was very slow but that may have been do to the fact the Hotel was fully booked. We were trying to plan a future trip and couldn't load web pages research other towns and hotel options. I would recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to Canmore area.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Richard S
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Bucharest, Romania
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57 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

Pocaterra Inn is very close (30m) to the Trans Canada Highway and 1-2km away from Canmore centre. The hotel makes a very good impression, it looks well run. Helpful service, everything clean and organised. Great spacious rooms with all needed items and more, including a chimney.
Still there are small areas of improvement:
The pool is located in the middle of the hotel at the ground floor so there's chlorine smell in all the lobby/reception. Nothing really bad if you're used to it.
Breakfast room is rather dark, the breakfast itself is rich but no fresh products. I guess I shouldn't complain as I see now that this is is the standard in US/Canada, but still I can't help noticing the difference vs an European breakfast.
Apart from that, Canmore is a great place, with splendid mountain views wherever you look and with lots of scenic attractions nearby, and Pocaterra Inn is definitely a place to stay at when visiting the Canadian Rockies.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: BEST WESTERN Pocaterra Inn
Address: 1725 Mountain Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2W1, Canada (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Pocaterra Inn)
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Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Canmore
#9 Romantic Hotel in Canmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Pocaterra Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled amidst the towering peaks of the Canadian Rockies, the Best Western Plus Pocaterra Inn is your ideal lodging choice while visiting Canmore Alberta. From the warm welcome in our lobby to our spacious guest rooms, you are sure to experience superior service while staying with us.Our hotel features tastefully decorated guest rooms with a multitude of amenities including stunning views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains, fireplaces, free high-speed wireless internet, microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, and LCD TV’s. Guests can enjoy our daily complimentary hot continental breakfast and access to our business centre, fitness facility, games room and meeting rooms. In addition, our hotel features a whirlpool, steam room, sauna and indoor swimming pool with a large waterslide perfect for the whole family to enjoy.Just minutes away from Banff National Park the Best Western Plus Pocaterra Inn is a great place to explore the Canadian Rockies, natural hot springs, lakes, glaciers, canyons, and ski resorts. When visiting Canmore Alberta, the Best Western Plus Pocaterra Inn will make your stay feel just like home, but better. Our relaxing atmosphere, tastefully appointed rooms and friendly hospitality are the perfect complement to your visit to the Canadian Rockies. ... more   less 
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