Grande Prairie Lodge: 780‑539‑4700

Dawson Creek Lodge & Café: 250‑782‑4837

Dawson Creek Northwinds Lodge: 250‑782‑9181

Get Travel Tips and Expert Advice from The Lodge Motor Inn

The Lodge Motor Inn provides clean, comfortable lodgings at an affordable price. Whether you’re on the road for a family vacation or a business trip, you’ll find our rooms offer all the basic comforts of home complete with kitchenettes and easy access to the highway, as well as nearby restaurants and shopping areas, for your convenience. With three motels in Dawson Creek and Grande Prairie, we’ve spent many years in the travel and hospitality industries and wish to convey a few expert travel tips for our many guests. Should you ever have a travel-related question not answered in our blogs found here, we encourage you to contact us via phone or email, and we’ll do our best to provide you with an answer!

  • 02/05/2019
    Victoria Day Long Weekend & Grande Prairie Stompede Motel Accommodations

    Victoria Day long weekend is often considered to be the unofficial start of the summer season in Canada. At The Lodge Motor Inn, we are excited about the upcoming events happening in and around town this time of year that can all be easily accessed from our Grande Prairie motel.

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  • 20/11/2018
    Motel Etiquette: How to Be a Good Guest and a Good Neighbour

    When you're staying away from home, you want to be respectful of your host, whether you are visiting friends and family or staying at a motel. If you're staying at a motel in Grande Prairie, you can ensure a much more enjoyable experience by being a good guest and a good neighbour to other motel guests. The Lodge Motor Inn operates motels in Grande Prairie and Dawson Creek. Here is our simple guide to proper motel etiquette when visiting one of our locations or any other motel along your travels.

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  • 25/07/2018
    How to travel (comfortably) on a budget

    One possible obstacle to reaching your travel goals is money. Though there are dozens of tips out there on how to have the trip you want on a shoestring budget, not everyone wants to work odd jobs or stay in a hostel. Here are some simple guidelines for travelling comfortably on a budget.

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  • 25/07/2018
    10 Useful things you might not think to pack

    At our Grand Prairie motels, we know our travel basics: clothes, socks, and don’t forget your underwear! But there are plenty of things that you can pack to make your travel experience better. Here are ten of our favourite things to help keep you clean, organized and prepared on your travels.

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  • 25/07/2018
    6 Benefits of Having a Kitchenette in Your Lodge

    We all want to feel comfortable when travelling, and hotel rooms are great for putting your feet up, getting clean after a long day, or even just sitting around watching TV. One thing most hotel rooms are missing, however, is a kitchen. However, some lodges, such as our Grande Prairie Motor Inn, offer kitchenettes, and we think they’re the unsung heroes of travel. Here are six reasons why you could use a kitchenette on your next trip.

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  • 06/07/2018
    Things to do in Grande Prairie

    Many interesting events are scheduled during the year in the Grande Prairie area. However, if your trip doesn't happen to fit during one those, there are still many interesting things for you to do. Just establish your basecamp in one of the local motels or choose a motor inn and start exploring from there.

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  • 22/06/2018
    How to choose a good lodge?

    You've dreamed of going on vacation all year long and now, it's finally time to make it real. Or maybe you're just passing through the Dawson Creek area and you want to take a break from the road. One thing is sure, the first thing you need to do is to decide where you'll sleep. There are many good motels out there so, how do you go about choosing the best motor inn for you?

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  • 22/06/2018
    Travelling with kids

    Travelling to such beautiful places as Grande Prairie or Dawson Creek is exciting. However, getting out of your comfort zone might be stressful, especially if you're doing it with kids. While there's the thrill of adventure, not knowing what to expect and trying to take everyone's needs and preferences into account can be a real challenge.

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  • 02/04/2018
    Motel vs. Hotel: Which Is Right for You?

    It’s time to end the stigma around motels! Contrary to popular belief, many motels offer home-style comfort and quality accommodations. Yes, they may lack the swanky décor and upscale services characteristic of urban hotels, but their affordable prices and easy access to major highway and interstate systems make them an ideal choice for road trippers, business travellers and long-distance truckers. Whether you’re stopping over en route to your final destination or looking for a place to stay while doing business far away from home, here are five reasons why you should ditch the hotel in favour of a motel stay:

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  • 01/04/2018
    10 Road Trip Must-Haves

    Road trip season is here! If your summer vacation plans include long hours on the road, you’ll want to pack some on-the-go essentials to keep your passengers happy, safe and comfortable. At The Lodge Motor Inn in Dawson Creek, BC, we care about motorists’ comfort, which is why we’ve put together this handy item checklist. So pack your bags, buckle up and hit the road prepared with these 10 road trip must-haves:

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