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BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a well situated hotel in Sidney, you can walk to everything from here. It is also super near the Ferry at Schultz Bay. The staff was great but one of our two rooms was horribly musty smelling and they could not give us another room. Had we been traveling alone as a couple and been given this room... More 

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is unfortunate that the room had a musty smell. We have recently replaced all carpet and painted the walls and added new drapery as well as furniture so possibly this is what the smell might have been. We have not heard this comment before so wish to apologize. Glad you have a great stay... More 

Harrowsmith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel; wonderful staff; excellent amenities; everything we needed for a seven night stay. Nice size fridge so we could buy items for breakfast, lunch, snacks. A microwave and kettle for tea; a Keurig machine, etc. etc. Would highly recommend this hotel. Very convenient location.

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 5 STAR review. We very much appreciate your business and we were so glad to read you had a nice visit with us. Please keep us in mind for your next ttrip and we would be so happy to welcome you back. Sincerely, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was recommended to us by a friend for our stay to attend their wedding. It is very comfortable with helpful staff. Situated on the main street it has easy access to shops, restaurants and the beautiful bay area.

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 5 STAR review, very pleased to read that you had a great visit with us. Sidney is an amazing town and so close to Airport and Ferries to Vancouver, the Islands and Washington Ferries as well. Hope you come back again real soon. More 

Austin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms in the Emerald Isle are roomy and comfortable. My major problem with the hotel is that although it is billed as an airport hotel, it does not have a complimentary shuttle from the airport, in fact, the taxi cost me $15 CAN in each direction. It also does not provide a complimentary breakfast, although Smitty's next door has... More 

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we are classified as an Airport Hotel as we are not a City Center, unfortunately this does not mean every Hotel offers a free Hotel shuttle, we are located 5 minutes away from the Airport and many of our out of town guests visiting rent a car to visit the island or if on business... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel around 5 times over the years. It is superbly situated being just minutes from the ferry and a pleasant stroll into town. It is beautifully kept. However on this occasion we were allocated to a ground floor room in their annex The Killarney Wing. The room was spacious and immaculately clean but just out... More 

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

So happy you decided to stay with us and thank you for your great comments, I will speak to our gardener next week about trimming down the hedges, we have many that like the privacy and this is the first I have heard about the darkness but makes sense. I will make every effort to please all. Thank you for... More 

Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed July 23/2015 at the Emerald Isle in Sydney. Lovely, modern, super clean facility. We were in the separate wing & it was very quiet. Staff very friendly & helpful. Fast check in/out. Got a $5 discount coupon for breakfast at Smitty's but no complimentary breakfast bar that is offered by many other Best Westerns. Close to Victoria & the... More 

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

We love nothing more than a satisfied guest, makes our team feel proud with everything we do, thank you for your business and especially for choosing our Hotel to stay at while visiting Sidney, please come back real soon, Thank you More 

Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 nights for work and was pleasantly welcomed by a very well kept room. The room was very quiet, clean, comfortable bed, large TV and A/C with a timer. Staff always greeted me and offered any assistance. The restaurant "Smitty's" is a breakfast brunch place connected to the hotel where I ate every morning and I... More 

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we were pleased to read that you had a great stay during your week long business trip, we hope you had some time to enjoy the Sidney area. Thank you for your business and we look forward to your return, Sincerely More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel due to a 5 a.m. flight from Victoria BC Airport, knowing it is an 8 minute taxi ride from the Emerald Isle. The staff was extremely accommodating and our room was quiet and contained all of the necessities we required. The town of Sidney is most welcoming and we enjoyed a lovely dinner at the Swiss... More 

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you again for the 5 STAR review. Our location again is amazing, our grounds are peaceful with beautiful flowers and shrubs and trees, restaurants line Beacon Avenue, many wonderful stores for shopping and to walk to the end of the road and see the beautiful ocean is breathtaking, so much to do and so little time but it is... More 

Victoria BC, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I would highly recommend this hotel. It is convenient to everything in Sidney BC and located off the highway in a quiet location. The rooms were nicely decorated, included a microwave and a fridge and the beds were extremely comfortable. Excellent Value

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 STAR review, we love to receive these our staff take so much pride in trying to make everyone very happy. Our rooms are great, spacious, new furniture, new carpet, Keurig Coffee machines, microwaves in all rooms, small fridges, we are replacing all corridor carpet in the middle of September with a refresh to our Fitness... More 

Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great rooms, great hotel and staff. Beautiful landscaping on the grounds, someone has done a fantastic job there. Sidney is a lovely town to stay in (I love that it is on the water and all the little bookstores and specialty shops.) Very convenient access to the airport.

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John S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for great 5 STAR review, that makes us so happy and proud. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Sidney is such an amazing Town, it offers everything, surreal and gives you that special feeling of enjoyment. The many restaurants, the beautiful gardens, the ocean and walkways, the location to the Ferries, to the Airport and a 30... More 

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