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Riverside Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   5065 Roger Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 3Y9, Canada
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly, I have to say that the web site for this establishment really misrepresents the place. It makes it appear like it's some sort of idyllic, cosey little get-away (which is what we were looking for). Well, it isn't! Firstly, it is on a very busy road and the traffic noise was unexpected and certainly unwelcome (the inch-or-so gap under... More

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Mississauga, Ontario
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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the chance to stay in one of the new two bedroom cottages for one night during our trip to the island and it was fantastic. Two nice size bedrooms with very comfortable beds, kitchen with full size fridge and stove, coffee maker, toaster, living room with a nice size flat screen tv, comfortable couch and a nice leather... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been travelling round Vancouver Island staying in a mixture of campsites and motels. Of the motels this has to be up there with the best. The flower baskets were strikingly beautiful and the rooms just had that bit extra.. air-con in addition to ceiling fans, information leaflets and even a rubber ducky in the bathroom. Our room was more... More

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London, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try and stay at the smaller "Mom & Pop's" establishments... This is getting harder and harder, and to find one that is run with dedication and true desire to deliver a quality product, an even greater challenge! Riverside delivered, excellent location for discovering some of Vancouver Island. Couple of hours and you are in The pacific Rim and Tofino.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (9 of us) arrived to the motel. The setup is a motel BUT the rooms are wonderful, beds are comfortable, beautifully renovated suites, feidge, stive, flatscreen TVs. Just amazing. Lisa made us feel at home, provided everything we were lacking, we made an amazing BBQ on site under the nice gazebo for guests to use. She even ran our... More

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Surrey, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Stayed in July while the roses and hanging baskets were blooming outside of our room! It was gorgeous! You can tell the owners take great pride in the property, it reflects both inside and out. Extremely clean and up to date. I world definitely stay here again anytime.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Riverside Motel Is very clean, comfortable and very good value for money. We were surprised to have two rooms with a bed and TV in each. The small kitchen was very well equipped and even had wine glasses. The motel is quite old but is very well kept up and the flowers hanging all around the exterior of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Rooms are very nice, spacious, clean, good facilities (little kitchen part of the room). Staff is very friendly and helpful. Considering it is Port Alberni, the price for one night seemed to be just a bit too high.

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Chemainus, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Great little motel! Has all the kitchen facilities and is very tastefully decorated. Don't let the exterior fool you. This place is very comfortable and the staff is willing to go the extra mile to make you feel really at home for your stay! Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed here after a kayak/hike to Della Falls in Sep 2012. We were exhausted and called around to find a decent price for a good nights rest. We were upgraded to a suite, the room was very nice, comfortable and clean. The room had a full kitchen and a large round kitchen table. Good prices and very nice people.

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Address: 5065 Roger Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 3Y9, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Alberni
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverside Motel 2*
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We are centrally located and close to all amenities including a beautiful walkway along the river just around the corner. Close to the "Bears on the Boardwalk" the famous "Clam Bucket Restaurant" as well as the Lady Rose Marine Services and the Multiplex arena. Standard Queen Rooms, Rooms with a Queen Bed in the front area and a Queen bed in a separate Bedroom as well as Kitchen suites with a Queen bed in the front area and a Queen and a Twin bed in a separate bedroom. We have air conditioning, wireless internet as well as great hospitality. There is a barbecue area for our guests to use and socialize. Perfect place to use as your home base while discovering Vancouver Island. ... more   less 
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