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Johnny's Motel

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7291 Hwy 3 E | Box 876, Grand Forks, British Columbia V0H 1H0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Westminster, Canada
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been traveling this route for about 40 years, and fell in love with this place. We would originally stop when the children were young, so they could enjoy the swimming pool, while the driver got some "quiet time" sitting out the back at a picnic table, enjoying the sound of the river. On work trips, owners were... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The motel was a cool place, nostalgic,great parking for the hot rods we had there for a show. The staff was friendly and accommodating, and eating places and a couple of good pubs were nearby. It's on the river with tables and chairs on the lawn for relaxing.Unfortunately the fires in the area were bad when we were there so... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Johnny's last October and again this summer and it was better than the last time. Our room had a king size bed, remodeled bathroom and kitchen facilities that enabled us to cook a full dinner. Had use of the BBQ and although it rained while our pork chops were cooking we didn't get wet because we had... More 

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Daniel B, Owner at Johnny's Motel, responded to this review

So glad to hear you had a good stay even though it rained :) looking forward to seeing you guys again,. take care until next time More 

Black Diamond,Ab
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent motel , backs onto the river . Nice clean rooms with AC . Some kitchenettes , and handicap rooms .barbecues , a nice pool . 5 min walk to town . The staff is friendly . Great place to stay !

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Richmond, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff greeted us without a shirt on and swore at me and insulted me. I did not do anything to provoke this unprofessional attitude. Pool was ok. cold. So called private beach was just a spot on the river.

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Daniel B, Owner at Johnny's Motel, responded to this review

First off yes i answered the front desk without a shirt when im outside working in 36 degree heat. secondly, you were never sworn at by any staff member at our facility and i will assure you that i have never sworn at any guest, no matter how rude or disruptive. You are a liar and are no longer welcome... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johnny's On the River is a clean, one storey motel with a variety of room types - all with microwaves, fridges and coffee makers. There are picnic tables at the back of the motel above the river and barbeques available for guests. Whilst sitting outside one evening, we even had a deer wander by and it returned the next morning... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We heard good things about Johnny's Motel, so we decided to give it a try. Stayed 2 nights, had a very large open space room on the end. The room was clean and bright which had a view of the river, with a door for easy access. Don't be worried about the noise from Hwy 3, because you can't even... More 

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Cold Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Last year my husband ,myself and another couple stayed one night on our motor bike trip. It obviously left a good impression as this year we made it our home base for 6 day trip this year. The staff are good, the rooms clean and comfortable. Having a BBQ we were able to do day trips come back and cook... More 

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Daniel B, Owner at Johnny's Motel, responded to this review

So happy to hear that you returned for another great year, and had an even longer stay this time :) We are looking forward to seeing y'all again next year. Take care until than. Book early ;) Cheers, Daniel More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Just off the highway so it's easy to find. Book early - they're busy! BBQs, a river in the back (keep an eye on your kids!) Outside swimming pool (one of two in the 'Forks - the other is the Ramada) Pet friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Budget motel, room was small but had everything we needed. Loved the sliding door with patio onto the grass. Very quiet. Pool had a deep end, nice for exercising. Staff was friendly. Pillows were a bit thin but bed was comfy.

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