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Wandering River Motel

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think I've ever given a terrible rating to anything and it's too bad I need to now. This motel was by far the worst I've stayed in. While clean, the beds were the hardest, most uncomfortable ever. There was also a heavy gurgling sound coming from the walls which we can only guess was the water running through...

Thank christineh8882017
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I agree with the previous review. This place was crap but it has gone up quite a bit. Old place but it seems that new management is trying to keep rooms clean and acceptable. Is it a great place, no. But its not a bad place to lay your head for a few days.

Thank Geoff S
Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I believe the listing and reviews for this motel are outdated. The motel is old yes. But staff is super friendly and rooms are decent. The reviews on here had me scared. But my fears were unfounded. All in all not a bad place to stay for a few days.

Thank jim j
Bonnyville, Canada
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

If you are here for work this place is perfect i wouldnt come here for my honeymoon or a vacation, Owners are nice and accommodating, it is old and could use some up dating, has fridge and microwaves in the rooms, I actually slept very well here. I never went home with the itch so that should speak for something...

Thank jessepaul26
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2014

By far the worst motel ive stayed in. Dirty, lacking adequate heat, and off putting enough to avoid the shower. The mattresses are like spring boards so dont expect to sleep through the night... (im a heavy sleeper and I woke up about 4 times a night). If youre here for work, spend the extra time driving from lac labiche,...

4Thank Lando88
Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 9 February 2014

The rooms r very very dirty. It sucks that there is no competition. Cigarrette burns in everything. It looks like theres blood from a nose bleed or something splattered all over the wall. U dont always have hot water. Rooms r extremely over priced for what u get. U have to buy ur own heaters cause the heaters in the...

Thank pothol
Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

No heat and no hot water . They have an old boiler that breaks down lots two days with no hot water and a space heater I brought myself and still got charged the full rate ! Witch is high priced for what you get. So glad my job there is done. Was there two years earlier and boiler was...

Thank Allen M
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2013

For an old building and a town with a population of 100 it was better than I expected. For being in the middle of nowhere and last stop to Ft. Mac. it was very clean. It could use a little upgrading in the rooms, but they were very accomodating. There is wireless internet, which you do need to ask for...

1Thank G F
Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 8 December 2012

old, outdated, no internet, tiny old tvs (no way to hook up games, dvds etc..) tiny non smoking rooms that seems to have burns in everything. Avoid at all costs. this was not at all worth the overpriced discomfort.

1Thank d g
Creston, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2009

Standard 1960's motel. Nothing notable. I think the owners went down to the river to find the rocks they put in the pillows. I don't think I've found such uncomfortable pillows in all my travels. No internet service and only 10 channels on the TV. On the plus side, Playboy is one of the standard fare TV channels. Not so...

1Thank Agforguy

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Additional Information about Wandering River Motel

Address: Wandering River, Alberta T0A 3M0, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Wandering River
Number of rooms: 33

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