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Valois' Motel & Restaurant

701 Valois Dr, Mattawa, Ontario, Canada
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Valois' Motel & Restaurant
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  • 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 of 5 stars
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Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we had was way too pricy for what it was. It was very old and in need of serious updating! The carpet was all stained and old, it smelled old and very used. This was not our first time at this motel and the rooms were all the same - expensive, old and worn and needed some really... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Knowing that we weren't booking the Ritz, we opted to get the most expensive room offered expecting it to be half decent. What we got was a stuffy room with dirty windows that don't open, a loud air conditioner, and filthy carpets. The owners and staff are very nice, the location amazing for access to the river, and the restaurant... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Brought friends from out of town to Valois for lunch....being from town and hearing all the terrible gossip about how the service sucks I was in disbelief and went anyway. We were all served are food but one. We all had finished and yet our friends for still did not come! We simply asked for it to go and got... More

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Pembroke, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We arrived late and the room was ready, warm (winter), comfortable, with an amazing view. The restaurant was having difficulty with their fryer so no fried food until the morrow but whose waistline needs it? Food was fresh, excellent, service quick, non-irritating and efficient. Room (double in the 60's) was clean, every bit as good as some so called 4... More

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Stayed at Valois in the Rooms by the River in the 60's room and the carpets where dirty the chairs where stained. It smelled like smoke and was full of dust. The bathroom was passable and the beds where clean. But the noise from the fan in the bathroom was horrible and the air conditioning was not working properly, the... More

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Marquette, Michigan, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

A good meal served up by genuinely friendly and interested staff can make up for long hours on the road. On Rte 17 that means Valois in Mattawa. You have to have faith on this -- the building is old, the restaurant floors are a little uneven -- but this is a very good place for travelers of all ages.... More

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North Bay, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The outside of the building looks like a run-down road side motel, if I didn't know about it from way back when I was a kid I never would have stopped there. Once inside the panoramic view of the Ottawa river is overwhelming, the service is fast and friendly. The menu is huge and everything on it is consistent and... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
41 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Nothing has changed at Valois's Restaurant. The floor still slopes. The service is still small town basic. The ceiling is still varnished chip board and the view of the Ottawa River is still absolutely beautiful. Everything is clean, especially the carpets and the windows. There appears to be newer carpet, arborite tables and padded pub style armchairs, but it kinda... More

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Vernon, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I did not know what to expect after reading other reviews. I booked two nights but had to cancel the first one due to weather at the last minute. "No problem" was the response even though they have a 24 hour cancellation policy. The room was clean, newer carpet and paint, good sheets and our room away from the highway... More

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North Bay, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Valois Motel and Restaurant is right on the Ottawa river! the view is stunning! We stayed here 15 of us on a Personal Watercraft tour from Pembroke to New Liskeard and back, we spent two nights here. We all had riverside rooms or villias which was perfect for sitting out front and having a drink while watching the sunet. The... More

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Address: 701 Valois Dr, Mattawa, Ontario, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Northeastern Ontario > Mattawa
Also Known As:
Valois' Motel & Restaurant Mattawa, Ontario

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