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“Excellent Value and a convenient location only 5km to the US border” 5 of 5 stars
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Breakaway Motel
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2160 King George Highway, White Rock, British Columbia V4A 5A2, Canada   |  
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in White Rock
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Excellent Value and a convenient location only 5km to the US border”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The reason to stay here is because you need to be in the area. There is a free breakfast included which makes the already reasonable room rate an even better deal. The place is clean, but older. The rooms are basic but have a small fridge and a good television, and a full bath. There is no air conditioning, but they do supply a small fan.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Pecatu, Indonesia
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282 reviews 282 reviews
52 hotel reviews
Reviews in 88 cities Reviews in 88 cities
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Located on a main route through White Rock, this was a reasonably priced overnight stay after a 13 hour drive, prior to going on to Vancouver Island. As we were to visit Richmond it was local enough for our purpose. The person at the desk for check in did not inspire confidence as he definitely was in need of a shower/shave and some clean clothes! We were directed to a room at the rear of the building on the 1st floor. It was clean, roomy enough with 2 double beds a TV & fridge. Would have been nice to have tea/coffee facility. The bathroom looks as though it may have been refurbished not too long ago and was in very good shape. As previously stated the "breakfast" was rather poor. Set out in a very narrow corridor with very limited selection. There is a nice garden area at the rear with tables/chairs which on a nice sunny, warm morning made for a relaxed place to sit and have our meagre "breakfast". We didn't have any issues with noise from next door rooms.

Room Tip: The rooms at the back overlook the "garden" and are nice and quiet.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Kimberley, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Staff were friendly and accommodating. Rooms were small but clean. Walls are thin as we kept hearing someone cough from a neighbouring room. Breakfast: well, it is served in a narrow hallway so it is more pick-up and go. Limited choice, no fruit or yogurt. Coffee was good. Decided to go out for breakfast so we could sit down and eat.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Edmonton, Canada
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19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We found the Breakaway through Trip Advisor and discovered a nice motel with clean, quiet rooms, welcoming staff in a convenient location.
There's nothing fancy here but there certainly is nothing wrong with a basic, comfortable motel, staffed by nice people, in a good location. The ABC restaurant across the parking lot serves good meals at a reasonable price so all in all I'd give the Breakaway a big "thumbs up".

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ancaster, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We originally discovered The Breakaway through Trip Advisor and were not disappointed.
We wanted to spend several days in the White Rock area after a 7 day motorcycle trip across the country and found Willard and the staff at The Breakaway extremely friendly and helpful.
The motel rooms are quite basic but very clean and quiet. The beds were comfortable, the showers were good and there was a mini-fridge in the room.
The only complaint that could be made is that the "continental breakfast" offered as part of the price was the most basic we have ever encountered . This was off-set however by the presence of the ABC Restaurant less than 50 yards away across the parking lot.
The ABC, billed as a family-style restaurant, served excellent meals and openned for breakfast by 6:30 a.m. , and this is where we ate most of our meals, especially breakfasts.

Room Tip: The motel is set well back from King George Blvd, so the rooms at the front of the motel are almost...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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White Rock, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

We had our friends stay here and yeah it"s not a five star hotel but it is well maintained. Our friends really appreciated the friendly service.

Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Found this little gem after a friend in White Rock recommended them. The rooms are clean and comfortable. There's no a/c but nice big windows to open. The rooms overlooking the garden have the best view otherwise its parking lot and restaurant. Staff were helpful and friendly. Nice quiet place at a decent price.

Room Tip: ask for a room facing the garden; quieter and a nicer view
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2160 King George Highway, White Rock, British Columbia V4A 5A2, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > White Rock
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in White Rock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Breakaway Motel 2*
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