The Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre

Krista Esau

This sophisticated hotel is across the road from the Oil Sands Discovery Centre and 9.4 km from Fort McMurray International Airport.

Contemporary rooms come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers (minifridges are available on request). Suites add pull-out sofas or whirlpool tubs.

The on-site restaurant serves modern Canadian cuisine, and there’s a conference centre with more than 11,000 sq ft of meeting space. Complimentary perks include an airport shuttle and underground parking. There’s also an indoor pool with a whirlpool, a fitness centre and a business centre.