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Coaldale, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our room was clean and comfortable. The facility has had a few anniversaries since it was built, but it was a great value. The bed was the quality we offer in our own home. It was nice to get up feeling refreshed from a good sleep. The owner/operator couple was friendly, and personable. They wanted to know what we needed...

Thank Mikenzie S
Appleton, WI
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This property is rundown and in need of a massive cleaning. There were dirt/dust piles along the baseboards and our socks turned dark brown from the floors. The bathroom had hairs in the sink and dirt/mildew in the grout. The check in area was cluttered and the breakfast/beverage area was sticky. Dated furniture is ok - dirt is not. A...

2Thank kg99
Trail, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Lazy J was clean and fairly comfortable. We had a handicapped room with outside access and it would have been helpful if there had been a handicapped spot right outside the room with a little extra width for the wheelchair. Some of the furniture in the room also impeded moving the wheelchair freely. Bathroom was clean and well laid...

Thank Laneybc
Wildersville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Very friendly, stayed here in 2012, 2014 & 2016. Very good location, on our way to Alaska. We don't look for fancy motels, If it's clean, with Frig. and microwave, that's all we need. They have a continental breakfast.

Thank 56Betty56
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I phoned ahead and got a pet friendly room with direct outside access on the ground floor as requested. The continental breakfast had a variety of choices which was quite good. My friend and I had separate bedrooms which afforded us more privacy.

Thank Vernon S
Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We are a no frills group. We look for safe clean and convenient. The room was clean and spacious. We loved the fact that we had three beds, two of them in a separate room. All the amenities were there. We will stay again. If you are looking for clean, quiet and convenient, this is your place! They have snacks...

Thank lisa c
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I came across the Lazy J complex in Clareholm that offered motel, lounge with pizza joint attached and gas station. The motorcyclist Tri-Fecta, though now adding convenience store to the mix for an unheard of Quad-Reacta! It was a weird motel as some rooms had exterior doors and others didn't. I asked for a ground floor walk-out if available and...

Wainwright, Alberta
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The staff here are extremely polite and very friendly. They advised us where to eat, and certainly went above and beyond to help us out. The rooms are very dated, but clean. You have a fridge in your room which is nice. We had a good nights sleep. The breakfast the next morning was good, and it was a nice...

Thank Clipper02
Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We have been to the Lazy J twice in a four week period. We flew in to Calgary in early September and stayed one night, room 104. We were sufficiently impressed to book two nights on our way back from the U S A, three weeks later. It's easy to find, plenty of parking, comfortable beds, a microwave and fridge...

Thank Richard T
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We found this motel clean with comfortable beds. Also a great breakfast selection of baked goods, fruit, juices and cereals. The staff were very friendly. A good place for an overnight stop in a rural Alberta town with reasonable rates compared to the completion.

Thank Steve D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lazy J Motel is clean, comfortable and affordable. Located centrally in Claresholm. We offer a relaxing stay, complimentary continental breakfast and friendly staff to meet your needs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lazy J Motel

Address: 5225 1st Street West - Highway 2 | Box 129, Claresholm, Alberta T0L 0T0, Canada
Region: Canada > Alberta > Claresholm
Price Range: RM268 - RM277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lazy J Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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“Rooms of the back side of the motel are quieter as the motel is located on the hiway”
 of 5 bubbles mikenzies2016, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kg99, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the back of the building, so away from the main road. It was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 481lisac, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room farthest away from the bar and facing the back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles badgirl56, 26 Oct 2014 | Read review
“It was quiet except for a couple of notable moments.”
 of 5 bubbles jazzfan65, 21 Aug 2014 | Read review
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