We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

River Heights Motel

1820 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N2K8, Canada
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
River Heights Motel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
River Heights Motel
Write a Review

16 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    5
    5
    4
    2
    0
See reviews for
4
7
Solo
0
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (16)
  • Mar-May only
    (1)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (8)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (5)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (2)
All months
japan
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we spent summer vacation (one month) at the river height motel and enjoyed very much to stay at this motel because all staffs are very friendly, cozy, convenient for everything such as river side walking, shopping etc. therefore we highly recommend this motel for some one who want to spend your summer vacation without spending big money.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Burnaby, Canada
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It is everything you would expect out of a very cheap motel. Most people staying there are workers so be prepared to be woken up at 5:00AM.... When we first arrived our window wouldn't lock...there was a stick in the window to keep it locked. The stick was too short, so we waited while he quickly "sawed" us another. Very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
dartmouth ns
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

we spent 3 nights at this motel while visiting in the area.The motel was very clean and had everything we needed,it was in the centre of town,close to everything but was very quiet! The owners were very nice and we got the room for a great rate!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Burnaby, Canada
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We came to Courtenay for a family gathering. We booked a fortnight in advance and weren't asked if we wanted non or smoking rooms. Because of this, we got stuck with a smoking room. We got $30 off the room. The room reeked of stale smoke. Interesting because the door had a No Smoking sign on it. The property was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peace River, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We had checked in and were smoking outside some distance from the room and apparently according to the female at the desk we were smoking inside the room. You could tell right away that they were only interested in not returning my 50 dollar deposit and were looking for any flimsy reason they could find to not return it. My... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Brooklyn, New York
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My spouse selected this property primarily for its proximity to Strathcona Provincial Park where we hiked, its Trip Advisor reviews, and lower cost relative to some competing hotels nearby. Canadian prices for many things are generally higher than many US regions for many things even allowing for the Canadian dollar being worth ca. 7-8% less than the American (mid-August 2014),... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Calgary, Canada
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We booked this hotel based on some of these reviews, but never again. I will admit it was clean, however way too expensive. We had a 2 room suite. Windows had no screens, and the weather was really hot. I turned the air conditioner on and when I got back the manager came out to say we must have forgot... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

From the outisde the River Heights Motel looks like a place you wouldn't want to stay at. The buildings look old and slightly run down. The rooms surprise though. Clean and reasonably well appointed for a motel in this price range. Beds are comfortable - always a big plus and fairly close to amenities like restaurants and groceries. The price... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sooke, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Chose this hotel due to it's fairly inexpensive rate. When we first arrived, I was pleasantly surprised to find the room was quite nice. The bathroom was a mix of old and new with a fairly new sink and toilet and tile, but an old green tub. Things seemed good. One of us proceeded to take a shower and we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Van Anda
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
29 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

For the price- $60 for senior couple, can't be beat for what you get. Yes, style is older but with attempts to update. Older TV, but good cable. VERY FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATING FAMILY RUN. Clean, good fluffy towels. We were comfortable, slept well. Location is excellent. Will go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to River Heights Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about River Heights Motel

Address: 1820 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N2K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Courtenay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Odigeo and Priceline so you can book your River Heights Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
River Heights Motel Courtenay, Vancouver Island, Canada

17 photos of this hotel

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay