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River Heights Motel

1820 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N2K8, Canada
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Ranked #11 of 16 Courtenay B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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Calgary, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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

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Sooke, Canada
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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

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Van Anda
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27 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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.

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Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were looking for something cheap and affordable while on a business trip into town, and were lured into this place by it's amazingly low rates. To be frank I was a little hesitant bfore actually looking into the rooms, but we were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness, comfort, and spaciousness of these well-lit, well-ventilated rooms. Great value for great... More

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Kootenays BC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

I was working for 2 weeks in the area. found this place while seeking a pet friendly accomidation with my 2 large dogs.stayed here. great people.the management are great. the price is also affordable.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

one of the cheaper motels in town and very very clean and well maintained. Good location, near comox, mount washington and other central vancouver island locations. Great start to go further north. We would come here again.

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168 reviews 168 reviews
30 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

In the US, a room like this on the outskirts of a small city (24,000) would be about $45. This was $60, very cheap for this area. The motel dates to the 1970's or 80's, but has been refurbished recently. Frame construction: if it were busy there would be room noise, but we had no immediate neighbours, Good-sized room, very... More

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Victoria, BC
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17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

We love Geocaching in Courtenay/Copmox and we like to stay at River Heights because it's clean, friendly, comfortable and they allow dogs for an extra $5.00 (more reasonable than most). I could have managed without the honking great mirror staring at me from the end of the bed, and there are no fans in the bathroom; apart from that we... More

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Address: 1820 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N2K8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Comox Valley > Courtenay
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