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Reviewed 8 February 2013 via mobile

We did not get the room I reserved ahead of time on the phone. We did get a kitchenette. In it none of the 4 glasses matched. I pulled back the covers to tuck in my 9 yr old daughter and saw a ribbed condom - luckily still in its wrapper!!! No plug for the bathtub. Overall revolting!!

2Thank WanderLost_2012
Reviewed 23 August 2012

I went there with my family and my daughter in law's family we had two rooms at the end on the main floor.It was so close to the beach,walk across the street and did not have to worry about them going back and forth for their water balloons .I really enjoyed waking up going across the street with my coffee...

7Thank Tanthai
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We stayed August long weekend. Not sure if they jacked up the price but we paid $136 after taxes. They forced me to pay upfront $100 for a security deposit, they didn't just swipe a copy of my credit card, they actually made me pay it, i've never every had to do that at any other hotels/motels. I explained that...

3Thank AmberP32
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Stayed in the main floor cabins. Very small room & set up isnt ideal. TV was way up in corner & hard to see. Kitchen was ok, small fridge, 2 burners & no real table, only 1 chair, 1 stool. Employees are super friendly and the location is great. Not new or updated but didn't have to worry about kids...

1Thank Danamarie023
Calga, Australia
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We loved the location, and the cabin-like feel of the rooms we rented, and the manager was nice. The rug was old and was dirty, but we didn't mind that, as it saved us feeling like we couldn't track our kids in and out from the beach. BUT-- the towels were ancient and hard, and as my daughter said of...

2Thank familywithtots
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2011

Location to this motel is ideal. It is right across from the beach and within walking distance of uptown. It's an old motel that is need of some upgrading. My folks stayed there and when the walked across the carpet they had to wash their feet. The bed was extremely hard and uncomfortable. The price is reasonable for being at...

2Thank Sherrypm
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2010

Last time i visited Sylvan lake, i stayed at a motel further down the road to this one and had a bad experience so decided this time that prior to visiting Sylvan, i would look at a number of reviews on this and other motels in the area. I decided to book two nights in Raccoon and two nights elsewhere...

6Thank WorknotLeisure
Calgary Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2010

Great Location, Friendly Staff, carpet is kind of grubby, we kept our shoes on, it was great for the September Long weekend with ten year old twins and a 12 year old. It was nice to have a kitchennette. I checked the beds before using them and didn't see any issues. I wouldn't pick this for a romantic getaway, but...

5Thank CanadianWomanAbroad
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 August 2010

My sister and I took our kids (8yrs, 12 yrs and 14 yrs) to Sylvan lake and stayed at the Racoon Lodge. She had stayed there approx 6 yrs ago when it was under different management. The motel is now under different owners and the place is a dump! We stayed in a kitchenette (the dishes were filthy), the beds...

5Thank travelmama7200
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2010

My wife and I like to spend a fun night at Sylvan Lake once or twice a year. We like this hotel since it's on the main strip, right near the action. There aren't any issues parking and we can hang out in Sylvan all day. The actual rooms themselves weren't anything special but they are cheap and we don't...

1Thank WeekendEscape00

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Raccoon Lodge Motel

Address: 4515 Lakeshore Dr, Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1C3, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Sylvan Lake
Price Range: $71 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Raccoon Lodge Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Corner rooms will have less noise”
 of 5 bubbles Rusty1982, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Go to Best Western down the road!”
 of 5 bubbles annnml, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
“No room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles sunshineyyy, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I like the main floor in the corner closest to the beach for a family .There was one door and you go in and there was two different rooms.You can open both doors however in the night need to lock as the outside door does not lock .Picnic table on the outside to use”
 of 5 bubbles Tanthai, 23 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms with the comfortable beds in them, and linen without holes!”
 of 5 bubbles familywithtots, 19 Jul 2012 | Read review
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