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Totem Motel

320 Fraser Street, P.O. Box 580,, Lytton, British Columbia V0K 1Z0, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel had quaint little cabins with full kitchen. Very nice setting. It was older and 'surface clean', as long as you didn't look too closely. I was bothered by the $5 charge for Wifi. This was the only hotel on our entire BC holiday that charged for wifi. The little signs posted in the room such as '$25 charge... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Totem Motel is very unassuming from the outside but the room we had was very clean and well kept. Although the motel has been there a while, the room looked vitrually brand new. Great price Breakfast and wifi included in price Not much to look at but the owner was really friendly and excellent fresh muffins with breakfast toast.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I'm not a fussy traveler, and stay in all sorts of places (hostels in Europe and Asia, and I've travelled all over North America staying in motels). In general, I'm fine wherever I stay. And I've never written a negative review of a hotel before. However, the Totem Motel was the worst place I have ever stayed. When traveling low... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Quaint little cabins...close to town. But....the cleanliness of these places was forgotten. The dust was so thick on all ledges and around doors. Carpets were very badly stained along with the walls. Bathroom was beyond gross. Bathroom sink cracked and dirty. Edges of bathtub very dirt and fan thick with dust. We get that the establishment is old and in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Oh my goodness! Never expected the Ritz but the place is filthy! Everything dying out side & in the unit was scary! I'm glad I brought my slippers to walk on flooring & flip flops for the shower. Bugs, dirt & dust everywhere. Have the pics to prove it! When we were coming back from breakfast we seen the guy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The place is the best in town....clean and excellent service. Most of all the employee is honest. They called when one of friends forgot her bracelet. It was shipped to my friends place. I really commend them for their extra special care for the guest. I highly recommend the place to any of my friends and I would love to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Lytton isn't exactly the place to go for all-star accommodation. That being said, we felt lucky that we found the Totem motel for a reasonable price of around $90/night. To be honest, I don't think there are many places to stay beyond that, with the exception of Kumsheen Rafting resort outside the village. Our room was actually a full scale... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Spent 2 nights here en route from Vancouver to Kelowna. The small houses are very special. Air condition machine looked very old, but we managed to make it work. Internet was very slow. Room and bathroom were nice and clean, and the private lawn was very nice.

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I arrived trying to be optimistic. It was late and we were tired and hungry. I tried to think charming, but the bloody boogger smeared on the wall tipped the scale. It was old, it was musty, our cabin had NO view. There is a railway line in the backyard and the night we were there, more than twice an... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I needed a comfy and cosy place to stay for a couple of nights while we partook in a White Water River Adventure. Eighty-three dollars per night (not including tax) seemed very reasonable. We stayed in cabin number one which was surprisingly roomy. We had a full kitchen, with table and chairs and all the necessities for... More 

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