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The Perfect Hotel Room: How AMA Helps You Find It

By AMA Staff

AMA has been helping Albertans plan getaways for more than 90 years. When the first motels opened here in the 1920s, we mapped out road trips for members. Throughout the ’60s and ’70s, we offered cross-Canada travel assistance. And since the 1970s, we’ve been booking international hotels in Europe, Asia, the U.S., the Caribbean and at Disney resorts. Today, AMA Travel helps Albertans plan their trips online from the comfort of your own home.

No matter how you choose to book your trip at AMA, whether it’s over the phone, online or at an AMA centre, we’ll ensure you find the perfect hotel room and enjoy the best trip possible with the least amount of stress.

If you’ve never booked accommodation online with AMA Travel, there are a few reasons why you should. AMA has one of the largest hotel inventories available online. We stand behind the fact that we are one of the leading hotel booking sites. Plus, we’re constantly making improvements to the online booking experience, adding new inventory and pricing.

So whether you’re looking for a trendy boutique hotel, family-friendly resort, budget-friendly motel or historic hotel, choose from thousands of properties available online tailored to you—at the lowest rate available.

We promise the lowest price at any hotel, in any destination across Canada and the U.S. (including Hawaii and Alaska). Book your accommodations online with AMA and you’ll always get our Best Price Guarantee. If you find a lower price anywhere, send us the details. If it qualifies, we’ll credit or refund you the difference—and give you $25 in reward dollars.

The elegant railway hotels of Western Canada

We offer Albertans the lowest hotel prices because we’ve got clout. As the largest travel agency in Alberta, our team has negotiated member-only rates at the top hotels in Jasper, Banff and Canmore—and we’re always expanding to add more hotels in more cities. AMA members also get exclusive discounts at major hotel brands in North America, such as Best Western, Fairmont, Marriott, Hyatt, Hampton and Hilton. You’ll enjoy peace of mind knowing our rates are second to none.

Booking hotels online with AMA is fast and easy. You can filter your search by popularity, lowest to highest price, or CAA/AAA Diamond rating. And you can zero in on amenities, such as free parking, swimming pools and accessible rooms.

For a small fee, our team of 200-plus travel agents can offer their advice and recommendations. We’re here to help as little or as much as you want, whenever you need us.

Don’t hesitate to ask for help: All of our travel agents specialize in a style of travel or a destination that they’re passionate about, like the Maritimes or family-friendly trips. They’ve stayed at countless hotels across every continent—gaining firsthand knowledge with every check-in.

Discover a whole new world of AMA Travel options

We make it a priority for our travel counsellors to learn about new properties and interesting places within Alberta, across Canada and around the world. They’ve truly been there and done that, which means you’re getting real insider tips from Albertans who live in your community.

If you hit a bump in the road during your trip, help is just a click or call away. Our call centre, located right here in Alberta, offers extended hours and is staffed by trained AMA Travel agents. We also have travel agents on-call after hours for emergency assistance while you’re travelling, so we really are here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Whether you book online or at an AMA centre, we want you to feel confident when you travel. AMA always works to ensure your hotel experience is a great one. We’re with you every step of the way—before, during and after your stay.

AMA has partnered with some of Canada’s coolest hotels—meaning you’ll get great deals. Book in the fall to save even more: Hotels usually drop their prices September to October.

perfect hotel room best western plus inner harbour victoriaBest Western Plus Inner Harbour, Victoria
Upgrade to a penthouse suite for panoramic views of Victoria’s harbour.
AMA insider tip: Take the harbour taxi for a 45-minute tour around the famed waterfront, with beautiful views of the inner harbour and houseboat communities.
AMA price: From $154/night*

perfect hotel room sawridge inn jasper dining roomSawridge Inn & Conference Centre, Jasper
After a day of hiking or swimming, rest weary bones in the eucalyptus steam room.
AMA insider tip: AMA’s exclusive room rate always includes a hot buffet breakfast and weekend omelette bar at the inn’s main restaurant, Walter’s Dining Room.
AMA price: From $161/night*

perfect hotel room copperstone resortCopperstone Resort, Canmore
Bring Fido along for the fun: Receive seasonal doggie bags with treats and toys.
AMA insider tip: Head into town for fresh-baked croissants and house-made Nutella at Le fournil Bakery.
AMA price: From $145/night*

perfect hotel room delta bessborough saskatoonDelta Bessborough, Saskatoon
Live like royalty: This is where monarchs like Queen Elizabeth II stay when they visit.
AMA insider tip: Explore the city by water aboard the Prairie Lily, a fully outfitted river steamboat.
AMA price: From $168/night*

*Prices reflect low-season rates, include taxes, and are subject to availability.