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Sportsman's Motel

3463 Voght St., Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #10 of 11 Hotels in Merritt
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Surrey, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

When we checked in the front desk person was very polite.We checked around other places rates and they were all over $100 a night and thats to much if your just passing through town.This place was $70 and was as same as the $100 places.It was clean, comfortable, and quiet.They had big flat screen TV. It look like they did... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Exhausted from a long drive, I stopped in Merrit for the night. All the hotels were full, but this motel had a room available. I should have kept driving. It wasn't so much the dated,shabby mid 60's decor that bothered me, but the smell was terrible. A combination of old cigarette smoke and cheap air freshener permeated everything. The smoke... More 

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

OK, so we needed a cheap motel for the night as we were traveling across BC. Merritt seemed like the ideal location as we knew we good get lodging, food and gas. I called the motel in advance to ensure that the reception office would still be open when we arrived, and they said it was and they would hold... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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117 reviews 117 reviews
49 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I read the other reviews after i stayed here. Thank Gosh. However, i do see that this place has not been reviewed in almost a year. Perhaps there has either been some serious renovations or there are new owners or both because this place is much better than those reviews, which i do trust were once accurate. We just came... More 

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The first room was very stinky, walked into the room and the first thing I see is saw-dust all over the floor, ( apparently they changed locks that day) I took a look around, and noticed the bed blankets didn't look made, the bathroom had mold around the tub, toilet and floor, but what caught my attention was the silverfish... More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We have stayed here off and on for many, many years. The motel has always been clean, beds relatively comfortable and very affordable. It is conveniently located right off the highway yet also close to down town. The towels may be a bit threadbare but the shower is fine and the water is hot and plentiful.Also free Wi Fi!

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british columbia
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Glad I didn't.....Got into Merritt This past Saturday afternoon for a weekend of racing. Booked on their website because of the price as Merritt is only 2 hours from home- anything more expensive, I would just drive home after the races and return the next morning. I did not receive an e-mail confirmation but I figured I would try anyhow.... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Thanks goodness we were here only for a night. One lamp was not working and the lady tried to fix it and still not working. This place needs a major clean up/renovation. Everything there is so old and when we walked in our room, it smelled really musty. The shower was too hot and did not really adjust properly. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We choose this motel simply because it's the cheapest and the only pet friendly motel of the area . Without reading trip advisor's review first, I now regret about my choice VERY MUCH. First of all, the lady in reception didn't welcome you at all, she was rude and cool, she mumbled most of the time and I really did't... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

Our price was higher than the advertised price. We asked for a kitchenette and were given a hotplate with one pot. No dishes, no silverware, nothing else. The power cable for the hotplate has to run through the sink to plug in. The televsion is tiny and has a horrible shaky picture. The cleaning girl was very friendly, but the... More 

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