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The Royal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   45886 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 2C7, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Chilliwack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I loved the creakiness of the floors, the claw foot tub, down quilt, comfortable pillows, and transom windows above the doors. It made me feel as if I was going back to another era. The room was super clean, and the beds comfortable. I recently moved to the Chilliwack area and have eaten in the hotel restaurant several times on... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for describing your experience here - some things do need to be experienced to be enjoyed! In addition to the character of the hotel, we do want to make sure that expectations of cleanliness, comfortable beds and great food in the café are also part of the experience. Again, thanks for your comments - we look forward to your... More

Abbotsford, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Combine one of the best prices for a hotel in Chilliwack, great customer service, a comfortable place to stay, and a cool old hotel experience, and you have the Royal Hotel. Loved the old flooring, the high ceilings, and the ambiance. One anecdote to illustrate something about this hotel. It is an older building so the window was rattling a... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Hey, we want the whole experience of having stayed at the Royal to be, well... Royal! Are pleased that you chose to stay with us and enjoyed what we had to offer: our character hotel and location, our service, and great value. We look forward to having you come and stay again. More

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Although the hotel was an older building, my hotel suite was nicely furnished. The smallest rooms are smaller than other suites I have stayed at but also more affordable and the room felt clean. The concierge team was friendly and accommodating. The hotel is located in a convenient location (i.e. downtown Chilliwack). Of the three other hotels/inns I have stayed... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for providing your comments. Getting excellent value is so important - thanks for affirming for us that we are on the right track. Impeccable cleanliness should be the standard; the downtown location does provide for some excellent opportunities for shops and eateries, including the café and pub at the Royal. Being the older building that it is with it's... More

Armstrong, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is a lovely old hotel but with a very comfortable bed, great pillow choices, duvet & immaculate bedding. I'm particular about bedding and really appreciated the cleanliness and comfort offered at the Royal. The staff members were super helpful and all went the extra mile. The bath arrangements were a little unconventional compared to standard hotel bedrooms but quite... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

So much appreciated your review. Thanks for enjoying the old charm, cleanliness and comfort. Enjoyed your comment about the interesting bath arrangements - it's what was required to make the old come to be what we like to enjoy and live with today. Yes, unconventional, but part of the character of the Royal. Do come back soon. More

Duncan, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Hotel located in the old part of downtown. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Food at the Royal Cafe was very delicious and very reasonably priced. The only downside the cable television had only a limited number of channels.

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and providing your careful comments about your experience. We do enjoy having guests stay with us and the good value at the café - both the quality and the price - just add to a good experience. Will check further into the cable channel options - we certainly wouldn't want you to miss something important.... More

Norwich, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I recently returned from a fishing holiday in BC and I had the pleasure of staying at the Royal Hotel. The interior was like no other hotel I have stayed in, a real throwback to colonial times, with wood paneling and decor. The staff were friendly and willing to go the extra mile to accomodate our needs during the duration... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Well, thanks for staying with us and enjoying the character and pleasantness of staying with us. Providing that quality alternative at great value is what we want to continue to do. While there is that "throwback", everything that is expected in a hotel room today is in place as well, as you noted so well. We'll look forward to your... More

Everett, Washington
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I recently had a business conference at Harrison Hot Springs and decided to stay in Canada an extra day. To my utter delight, I discovered the Royal Hotel. I have always appreciated history and the efforts of the management to preserve the character of this hotel is amazing. And if that wasn't enough, Eileen, at the front desk was a... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review - and for staying with us. Finding the right balance with keeping the history alive and being there 105 years later is the fun that we are having at the Royal. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay, the good food and the location for other activities. So did your team win? Thanks for your... More

Innisfail. Alberta
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This building has been remodeled but has kept some of the original fittings such as clawfoot bathtubs. Clean and spacious. No elevator but that did not inconvenience us at all. The front desk staff were very helpful, pleasant and accommodating. We would definitely stay here again. Location very central.

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for providing your review and enjoying the experience of staying with us. Actually, the claw foot tubs are part of the remodel. When the hotel was built, the only bathroom facilities were common "down the hall" type facilities! But the claw tub does reflect the period of the hotel. The central location to downtown with the cultural and sports... More

New Westminster
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed one night on a little getaway from the city. Room was very clean and staff were friendly and helpful. Had wonderful character and was much smaller than more modern hotel rooms; but still everything one would need (so happy there was a kuerig in the room) the only suggestion I would like to see is a newer tv as... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us and to provide your comments. Making sure that the rooms meet your every need is important to us - so thanks for your comments. Another option for your next stay would be to stay in one of our Antique themed rooms that would be larger than the European sized Comfort room... More

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Found this one out by a local who recommended it as we didn't plan on staying in Chilliwack. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The Hotel appears to have been refurbished recently, our room had a claw foot bath and toilet. We found the room spacious and comfortable. The cafe attached to the Hotel was good and the staff... More

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Leonard W, General Manager at The Royal Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us and providing your review comments. You are correct that we have refurbished the rooms to have them keep their historical character and yet be comfortable with the amenities and comforts you expect. The convenience of a good café that serves you well and with great food certainly makes the stay enjoyable and convenient.... More

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Address: 45886 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 2C7, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Chilliwack
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Chilliwack
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming heritage Hotel; Circa 1908; All rooms non-smoking; with free local calls; air-conditioning; cable TV; private bath; some antique-style rooms with claw tub, vintage furniture, hardwood floors; deluxe Jacuzzi Suite; free wireless high-speed internet/guest computer; hiking, cycling, fishing, golfing, Cultus Lake, Harrison Hot Springs, Minter Gardens nearby. ... more   less 
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