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Johnny's Motel

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7291 Hwy 3 E | Box 876, Grand Forks, British Columbia V0H 1H0, Canada
Johnny's Motel
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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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Penticton, Canada
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54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't book early you may end up in room 1A or 1B, I think at one time they were one room as they are both new looking, small kitchenette but NO bathtub!! Other than that it's very nice and clean, owners are very friendly and accommodating as we asked for a late check out (1pm ) and they... More 

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

Glad to hear your stay was good... and YES book early because Johnnys is a busy place this time of year :) as for room 1a and 1b, those are both brand new units and were designed and built specifically for wheel chair accessibility... hence why there was no bathtub and only a shower that a wheel chair could roll... More 

Victoria, Canada
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77 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little motel is great. It is right on the river, so its beautiful and quiet even though its also right on the highway. Rooms are air conditioned which is important in Grand Forks. There are picnic tables, and benches, and a pool and barbeques that you are able to use. It seems like a nice place for families. Three... More 

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Smithers, Canada
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little gem of a motel located on the banks of the Kettle River. The rooms are spacious, clean and quiet with both ceiling fans and a/c. There is a large grassy area at the rear with picnic tables and a couple of barbeques. A small swimming pool compliments the amenities. Friendly, helpful staff and only minutes from... More 

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

We are very pleased that you were happy with your stay and enjoyed our location, our rooms and our amenities :) Thank you for the kind words and we look forward to having you stay again... Until than, take care. The Browns More 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johnny's Motel was a great place to stay. Situated right on the banks of the Granby River it was picturesque and serene. The room was immaculate, the bed a very comfortable pillow top king size and we had our own carport and kitchenette. So delighted that they are pet welcoming! There was lots of outdoor furniture, barbecues abd a great... More 

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

Thank you Anne for the review. Glad you had a good stay and enjoyed our amenities and what Johnnys has to offer :) Hope to see you again, Daniel More 

Surrey, Canada
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

we found Johnny's Motel very nice. Very clean, comfortable bed, nice view of the river. Our Dog (Aspun) loved it too. Front desk people were very helpful. If we were to go to Grand Forks again we would stay there

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

Thank you :) Glad y'all had a great stay, Aspun too :) More 

Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

22 of us made reservations for our annual road trip at Johnny's Motel. The new owners were gracious and accommodated all of us. The rooms were spotless and all face the river. Short walk to some restaurants. Would highly recommend and wish the owners all the best in their new endeavor.

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

Thank you for the great review :) You guys were fantastic guests, and the cars were spectacular. Very fun and energetic group to have here, and we are excited to have you again next year. We will get the pictures sent off to your email once we figure out our camera lol Take care until next time, Daniel :) More 

Grand Forks, BC
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Once again, terrific! We love it here. We had thought we might go to a different city next year but we know we just won't duplicate this. Should be here again next year. We felt sad to see Clive and Niki go but hope it will be great next year with Daniel. We liked what we saw. They are so... More 

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

Awww thank you Midge :) We really enjoyed having y'all here and you guys were all so sweet and kind and pleasant. We really hope that you continue your annual family get together here at Johnnys On The River. Take care for now, and looking forward to seeing y'all in 2016 :) Thank you again... Daniel :) More 

Franklin, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a quaint little motel set on the river. It is very well kept, and the people that run it are friendly and concerned that you have a good stay. The rooms have been updated and the property is well cared for. Would definitely stay there again..

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Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were looking for a room for the night and were not disappointed when we checked in at Johnny's. Very personable & friendly owner checked us in, let us check out the room and it was more than we could have hoped for for the price! Although we couldn't make use of the outdoors because of rain it was nice... More 

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Port McNeill
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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were impressed with the helpfulness of the owner when calling to make a reservation. And very happy to be offered a carport for our motorcycle. It's rare to stay in such a well equipped room and have a king sized bed for under $100. It was lovely to sit at the picnic table out back overlooking the river with... More 

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