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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is great. Several shops are within walking distance. We stayed on the third floor and the view is amazing. It's better stay on the first floor if you are an elder carrying big suitcases.

Thank 12huanc
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

40 guests and myself went to the drake and experienced the worst customer service from the manager of B Rich who was not only rude to us, but treated us very poorly. Because of this experience we will not be going back to the Drake and will not be paying cover to see a band we are not familiar with.

Thank animms01

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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

its a cheaper hotel. roomw were ok but old.. stay away from rooms near the pub you can hear the music until late at night.. pub food was good as was service. if you want ice they have to go get it from the pub.. no ice machine... came back after a day out and there was a person sleeping... More 

Thank Ileine B
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I REALLY want to give The Drake Inn a good review. After all, the room was very clean, the beds were comfortable, the service was friendly and the location is excellent. I'm finding it difficult, however, as I lay here at 2AM unable to sleep thanks to the thumping of bass from the attached nightclub. For this reason, I will... More 

Thank CanadianRealtor
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I found that the staff showed no interest in asisting me in getting into my room, which apparently was ready, before 4pm (I had been tent camping for a week and really looked forward to a shower). I waited in the hotel restaurant for 3 hours until I was allowed to enter my room at 4pm. Before I was given... More 

Thank Judy B
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent accommodation, location and price. Clean rooms. Drake Pub available for meals at 10% discount. Free parking (first come first serve). They will be renovating rooms, I've been told, so prices may go up accordingly. But we were very happy with the room we had as it was (second floor)

Thank Catherine C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel is older and could use updating, but the rooms were clean and location was good. There was a balcony overlooking the creek behind the hotel, and downtown was an easy walk around the corner. Restaurant/pub on site was good and convenient as well. The rooms do not have AC, so be aware of that if it is a hot... More 

Thank Tciwater
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The location is great, very walkable and that's where to good ends. The room was stifling hot. There was a balcony and even though we had the window open, the room was still very hot. There was a fan which blew around hot air, again, a ceiling fan would have been beneficial. The mattress and pillows were terrible and the... More 

Thank Alanna899
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Drake is the ideal spot in Canmore to sit and watch the day go by. Myself and my wife (we're tourists) had the pleasure of sitting on their patio, taking in the views (WOW), dining and having a cool cider and just watching life go by. Situated at the top of the main street of Canmore - it came... More 

Thank sugevad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The room was clean and comfortable and the bar attached offered good food ( 10% discount for guests). The location is excellent. We only stayed one night as a quick walk around town the next day resulted in us finding a better deal just up the road. Shop around before you book in.

Thank DianneMSmith

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in downtown Canmore, the Drake Inn offers great rooms at unbeatable rates. Whether you're out for business or simply for pleasure, come and experience our relaxing atmosphere complimented by personable staff who always extend a warm & sincere welcome. The Drake Inn offers standard and creekside rooms and one hospitality suite. Banquet and meeting room facilities available, Full restaurant and bar with live entertainment every weekend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Drake Inn

Address: 909 Railway Ave, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1P3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Kananaskis Country > Canmore
Price Range: $71 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Drake Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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The Drake Inn Canmore, Canadian Rockies
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“There is a pub attached. Recommend a room away from the bar, especially during the weekend since they have live music.”
 of 5 bubbles 12huanc, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“stay in the rooms in the back of the hotel if they are available.. the further away from the pub the better..”
 of 5 bubbles ileineb, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The price was incredibly expensive for the services. ($174)”
 of 5 bubbles W4291LVjudyb, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the elk burger.... :-)”
 of 5 bubbles sugevad, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the creek - those are furthest from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles jboneil, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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