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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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Ranked #2 of 9 hotels in Port Alberni
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, Ontario
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Courtenay, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

An absolute delight! I've driven past this motel many times, thought the flowers outside the rooms a nice touch, but did not think it could be the best motel in town. I was totally, 100% wrong - it is by far the best accommodation within the city of Port Alberni. It is an older building, but clean rooms that have... More

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janicegoorts, Owner at Riverside Motel, responded to this review

Thank you VERY MUCH for your review. We love to hear the comments. More

Warwick, England
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

We booked this so that we could explore Vancouver island and take a trip on the Frances Berkeley down to Bamfield. The room was spacious and peaceful and was good value. In walking distance of restaurants and shops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed at this motel for 2 nights in August 2013. We had booked a suite, but were upgraded to the 2-bedroom cottage (which had queen beds in both rooms, and two more beds in the living room). The motel exceeded our expectations in the size of accommodations, the general cleanliness and comfort, and location. Very short walk to the... More

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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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