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Riverside Motel

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5065 Roger Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 3Y9, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a very happy night at this lovely little motel before a day on MV Frances Barkley. The room was so clean and recently painted. We were able to prepare our evening meal easily in the room. I loved the special touch of the rubber ducky on the rim of the bath - this highlighted the care that the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was a good size, clean and comfortable. It's walking distance to the center of Port Alberni and several pubs and restaurants. It's on one of the busier streets in town which means it can be a little noisy at times.

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Thank BritInCalgary
Duncan, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

While in Port Alberni to experience the Frances Barkley sailing to Bamfield, which in itself was an awesome experience, we over-nighted at the Riverside Motel. What a pleasant surprise! The room, unit 106, a 2 bed suite with kitchenette, was so clean, fully equipped and cozy. It looked like it had been recently updated. The decor was lovely and so... More 

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Thank IslandGypsies
Victoria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This motel was excellent - the rooms were smallish but even contained a kitchen. They were spotless and full of homely touches that made the stay very enjoyable. The staff were friendly and helpful and parking was ample. It was a little way out of town.

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Bakewell, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We stayed 5 nights In the "cottage" and in a motel room. The location is within 3 minutes walk of the Stamp /Sonomass river estuary, where at low tide in autumn black bears can be seen combing the banks.It is also only 7 minutes walk to the main drag with pub, restaurants and shops. However it is also on a... More 

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Thank Ian J
San Juan Capistrano, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Great little motel, close to city walk by river. Owner takes pride in facility and everything is clean and tidy. Nice change from the national franchise motels. Everything you need in room, including dishes, microwave, refrigerator, coffee etc. Did not expect such a great experience, all positive reviews are well earned.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I loved this place. I think it does itself a bit of an injustice by describing itself as a motel - it's more like a lovely little self-catering chalet than a soulless motel. Riverside's slogan is A Home Away From Home and I thought this was pretty apt. The interior has clearly been designed with thought and attention and it... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in places all over the world and have not found a nicer, more charming place then this! My girlfriend and I booked a two queen bed room and it turned out to be a lovely little apartment! We have two bedrooms and a full kitchen everything is new and immaculate! There is even a little rubber ducky... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We had 3 different "groups" (1 single person, 1 single person, and a couple) needing accommodation in Port Alberni. We decided to rent one of the two cabins on this property. What a smart decision. There were two large bedrooms, each having its own large bed. There was another large bed and pullout couch in the living room area. Full... More 

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Vancouver Island, BC
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55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

With a wedding to attend in Port Alberni we looked at many different options for a suite in and Riverside looked the best by far. Reasonable price, great location, great amenities! It didn't disappoint! The room was bigger than we expected with plenty of room to set up my son's portable crib. The kids shared the bedroom which contained a... More 

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