$86 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Feb 13, 2015 Check-out: Feb 14, 2015

Holiday Inn CALGARY-AIRPORT

3 stars
1250 McKinnon Drive, N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 7T7
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
22 reviews
Holiday Inn Calgary-Airport

We were able to let half our party drop off the rental car while the rest of us were able to get... See full review

  • tbherrel[@]
  • Oct 16, 2010
Great airport hotel

This was a wonderful hotel. It was close to the airport and has a 24 hour airport shuttle. See full review

  • Anonymous
  • May 2, 2009
Airport convenience and family-friendly policies make hotel a winner
Stay close to the airport at the renovated Holiday Inn Calgary-Airport and enjoy plenty of great amenities. Guests are invited to take the complimentary airport shuttle, making arrival and departure simple. The heated indoor pool is perfect for laps, play or relaxing after a long day. Sunset Grill serves contemporary fare with an incredible view as a backdrop. Meet friends or colleagues in Spirits Lounge for a great way to unwind. Staying connected with work, friends and family is easy with complimentary high-speed Internet access.
Highlights
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Pet friendly
Rooms
A nice mix of contemporary and traditional design, the guest rooms at the Holiday Inn Calgary-Airport are as stylish as they are comfortable. Expect large LCD televisions with Nintendo and on-demand movies (fees apply), pillowtop mattresses and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Upgraded amenities are included when guests book a superior room. Ask about additional conveniences like connecting rooms, cribs and rollaway beds.
Features

The Holiday Inn Calgary-Airport is convenient to the airport and the city center. A short eight-mile trip in the complimentary shuttle brings guests to the front desk in short order. Relax in the whirlpool or let the kids burn off pent-up energy in the heated indoor pool. The contemporary fare on the Sunset Grill menu is sure to please everyone.

 

When it is time for some fun, guests can try their luck at the nearby Calgary Casino, or take the kids out for a day at the Calgary Zoo, only about a mile away. Downtown Calgary is only minutes from the Holiday Inn Calgary-Airport, so going into town to sightsee, shop and dine is easy. Do not miss the great view from the top of Calgary Tower or bird watching at Prince Island Park. If at all possible, go to the Calgary Stampede, which takes place in mid-July each year.
Transportation
  • Calgary International Airport (7.4 mi/12 km)
Attractions
  • Calgary Stampede (2.9 mi/4.6 km)
  • Calgary Tower (3.9 mi/6.2 km)
  • Prince's Island Park (4 mi/6.3 km)
  • Calgary Zoo (4 mi/6.5 km)
Business
  • Business center
  • Meeting and conference rooms available
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Guest laundromat
ATM/Cash machine
In-Room Safe
FAX
Overhead projector
White board
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
DVD player
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Pengrowth Saddledome: 2.6 mi
  • Calgary Tower: 2.7 mi

Dining

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Be sure to stop by the Twelve Fifty Bar & Grill which has been entirely renovated! Sit back, relax and sip your favorite beverage while enjoying good conversation, big screen TVs and VLTs in our new upscale design. Our lounge offers the same menu as the r

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (22)

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn CALGARY-AIRPORT

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
22 out of 22
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.7

77% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Calgary tripper
Business
Portland, OR
Nov 12, 2012

Not worth the money

Apart from some features like being close to airport and free shuttle service and clean rooms, this hotel does not feel worth the money that is charged for the rooms. Hotel restaurant and food is below average and very pricey. And since there are hardly any other places to eat close by, you are stuck with bad / slow service in the sunset grill.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Miskela
Business
San Jose, California
Aug 28, 2012

Sadly disappointed this time

I'm actually a big fan of Holiday Inn and I've stayed there many times all over the place. This hotel, however, I find out is owned and operated independently and it really does show. The service staff in the restaurant were kind of friendly, but not very quick. I don't mean service-wise, I mean, understanding our orders. I didn't have any issues with the night front desk staff, but my sister did. Over and over again. They were (according to her) rude and unhelpful. Her keys demagnetized many times and it was a really big hassle to get back into the room. The food was really sub-par, too. The eggs every day were rubbery. My mom's pancakes could barely be cut with a knife. She handled it gracefully and laughed it off, but it was embarrassing. I felt bad because the hotel is much more expensive than a standard Marriott or even the Radisson across the street. There was construction going on in the front area so the lobby entrance was blocked off, the entire pavement was dug up, and the only way in and out was via stairs. Not really a problem unless you're hauling heavy luggage or your husband uses a cane. I understand that repairs and upgrades happen and I suppose I would have forgiven it easily but for the poor quality of nearly everything, but the room's housekeeping. The room, on the other hand, there was a gap behind the shower head (it'll need to be replaced soon), the fridge was completely off-balance and tottered every time I'd open it. The TV reception while we watched a $15 pay-per-movie wavered. On the plus side, location-wise, it's a mere 10 minutes drive from the airport, which was exactly the reason I chose it. It's located right on 16th, which seems to be the main drag in Calgary. I'd have to say that this was a massive disappointment from the top notch service I've received both in North Vancouver, B.C. and San Diego Holiday Inns. Big big difference. I don't know if it's the privately owned and operated or what. It just utterly did not compare.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Joel K
Business
Minnesota
Jan 31, 2012

Work Travel

The location to the airport was convienient and it was nice having a restaraunt/bar located right in the hotel since I arrived late. I will stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
biztravelerdave
Business
Seattle, WA
Jan 21, 2012

Businees Travel to Calgary

The rooms were clean and comfortable. A little noisy on the second floor.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Not too many restaurants around the hotel. Go north to the next exit (32nd) and you'll find better dining options.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Ft. Lsuderdale, FL
Jul 4, 2011

Great for the price

Good location for the price. Stayed one night on our way to Banff. Easily accessible from the airport. Clean and priced right!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pandasattack
Business
Los angeles
Mar 27, 2011

Calgary holiday inn

While in calgary on business this was a good place to stay as it was close to the airport and other local locations I had to visit

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
U-Doggie
Business
Mentor , Ohio
Jan 5, 2011

Calgary Trip

It was your basic Hotel Stay Worked the whole time so did not explore. Same.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
tbherrel[@]
Business
Portland, Me
Oct 16, 2010

Holiday Inn Calgary-Airport

We were able to let half our party drop off the rental car while the rest of us were able to get online and check in for the next days flight. Then had a wonderful dinner at the hotel..played some slots in the lounge..met some nice people then had a very comfortable nights sleep. The room was more than I expected. Wish we would havd checked in earlier, but had to see the ZOO.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
REGINA, SASK. CANADA
Sep 22, 2010

HOW WAS IT?

THE HOTEL WAS NEAT, CLEAN, AND HAD ALL THE AMENITIES. i WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TO ANY BUSINESS OR PLEASURE TRAVELERS AS IT'S ALL THERE.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Northern California
Aug 12, 2010

Good for families

Excellent freindly staff at desk. Construction ongoing on 2nd floor where I stayed. Not enough staff in restuarant. Have to call for a cab. More family oriented than business oriented.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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