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Somass Motel & RV

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5279 River Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6Z3, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Vancouver, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a rather humdrum experience but the room was okay and quite clean. It took quite a while for the heat to kick in. The staff here were quite helpful. It is near the water and quite a handy place to stay. Each room is like a little private cabin.

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Surrey, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed there for 2 days. I just loved the service there. A very clean place and a nice swimming pool. A great place to stay if you want to relax. The receptionist was very kind and the manager was very friendly and kind. They just made me feel welcome here and we had a great time here. If you... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed this Somass Motel & Rv from Sep.4 to 11. The room & all were clean and comfortable, and well equipped. The staff were very friendly and helpful. While we stayed there, we felt so happy just like our home, and enjoyed there. If you visit Port Alberni, I can recommend this Great Motel.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

On both tripadvisor and hotels.com this motel was rated as clean and comfortable and so we thought we would book a night here as we passed through and explored Port Alberni. As it turns out, this place was not clean nor comfortable. To start things off on a negative note, we had booked for a queen sized bed and unfortunately... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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235 reviews 235 reviews
55 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We have arrived very late. Person at the reception was very polite and helpful. We got a room for 5 and paid very reasonable price for it. Room was clean and beds were comfortable. Very decent place to stay. Free Wi-Fi and parking. I can recommend it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have stayed here several times prior to embarking to Bamfield. While nothing fancy the rooms are spacious, clean, and well equipped. We had a two bedroom unit that had a sofa bed as well. Just fine for a short stay.

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Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

I was leery booking the Somass but pleasantly surprised. The owners have taken great care maintaining this older property. Weather prevented pool use but it looks great. Clean roooms. Plumbing needs a makeover though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Randomly happened upon this motel and it far exceeded my expectations. Bed was super comfortable, nicest linens of our trip so far, renovated bathroom and cute old fashioned swimming pool. Owner lent us towels for the beach and there was a swell garden where we were able to plunk the baby in the shade and let him eat from all... More 

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Sechelt, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were moving from Alberta to B.C. and had to stay in a motel for a couple of days before taking possession of our new home. While this is clearly an older motel it is immaculately clean and well maintained. The owners are very hospitable and try to do whatever is necessary to make your stay a pleasant experience. One... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed on the campground at the back of the hotel and it was little more that a bit of scrubland and was not separated from the field at the back by any fencing. We stayed there in July, so not sure when the pictures on the website were taken but it looked nothing like that. The staff and facilities... More 

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