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“Fit for Purpose” 3 of 5 stars
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Clearwater Valley Resort
373 Clearwater Valley Road, Clearwater, British Columbia V0E 1N0, Canada   |  
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Clearwater
Binfield
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fit for Purpose”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

This is as the title describes, a holiday resort village comprised Bungalows, chalets and an RV Park. It is centred around the pond. We stayed in one of the bungalows adjacent to the pond for one night en-route to Jasper. The staff were friendly and helpful. The girl that checked us in (Haley I believe) was very personable and quickly made us feel welcome and was an asset to the establishment.
The accommodation was clean, slightly basic, but perfectly comfortable and quiet. Although this was off season so it may not be quite so quiet when populated with families and young children.
Dinner in the on-site restaurant was adequate but nothing special. Our rating of the resort is based on the accommodation and excludes the restaurant (rated separately)

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 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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English first
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2011

This place is great! Knowing how tiny of a town Clearwater is I did not look forward to staying in it but this place made it totally worth it, I actually wanted to stay longer. Doing a roadtrip from Edmonton to Victoria we decided to stay in Clearwater after having a horrible time in Kamloops a few summers prior. We stayed in a lovely bungalow, that was clean and very quiet. The grounds are beautiful and the pool was very clean albeit a little cold, I've been in colder. We were there for little more then 12 hours but I would defiantly go back.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 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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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

Excellent Mid point stay between Whistler and Jasper - very close to Wells Gray Provincial Park. We stayed in a Motel Family room (2 Adults 2 children aged 12 and 15) very comfortable accommodation with 3 separate beds - separated by partition wall - we found the accommodation comfortable and very clean and tidy and the staff could not have been more helpful. The site had all necessary facilities to meet our needs - a pool, restuarant and laundry. Excellent area for fishing, white water rafting and walking and motel can recommend guides. Overall we had an excellent stay here.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Port Moody, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

I had decided to explore Wells Gray park this year, and as I travel is a small
motorcycle tent trailer, I was looking for a good RV site to stay. I searched the net and found the Clearwater KOA, it looked like a nice place to stay and I was not dissappointed! Clean washrooms with free showers andfree internet. In the past I have been at places where the washrooms were a biohazard zone, so this was a nice change.
I found the service and help from the owners and staff to be excellent! They gave me tons of reading material, along with personal knowledge of
what to see in the park. I would have missed a lot if it were not for their advice. When I locked my keys in my car on a Sunday, the young lady at the desk knew who to call locall to unlock my car, I will forever be greatful for
that help!
The only negative I have is not with the KOA, it is with the Gas station / A & W complex near the part of the campground I was staying in. During my visit they started playing music at 6 am, despite a call from KOA to please start it later. It is my understanding that this is an ongoing issue with the owners of the offending noise. If the problem still exists, I would suggest getting a space away from that area which is around site #19.
I plan on going back again to explore more ofh Wells Gray, and rest assured ,I will be staying again at the Clearwater KOA !

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Redmond, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2010

There were visible bed bugs on the night stand, very scarry, also there was a sewer problem and the whole room was stinking all the time we were there, never ever go to that place.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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, Front Office Manager at Clearwater Valley Resort, responded to this review, September 14, 2010
I would like to know which room you actually stayed in because I have not had anyone registered from Washington in my motel.
Also we have never had bed bugs, so I am assuming you saw some type of beetle that could have flown in the room. If I had bed bugs in my motel, I would shut it down - AAA does surprise checks all the time throughout the summer and we would have failed if there was bugs in our rooms. We have never failed an inspection yet.
We have not had any sewer problems and if you had any problems with the smell of sewer I wish you would have come and talked to us so we could have looked into the problem.
I am not sure what you were smelling because all of our rooms have been booked solid since May and noone has brought this forward to us before. We are in the rooms daily and none of my staff has smelt anything that you are talking about.
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East Wenatchee, Washington
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2010

This place is part KOA, so there was alot of campers nearby with lots of kids in the pool..read that as noisy. Desk staff was very nice on check in. Otherwise an good place to get a nights rest.
Probably would look elsewhere next time though.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2010

Stayed only a night in this place and really didn't like it at all. I imagine that if you're camping is alright but if you're looking for a nice cabin this is absotely not the place!

You pay a high price for a small "cabin", where we didn't even have place to leave our cases...! There was dirt in the corners as if a quick clean was made from time to time... the bathroom wasn't very nice either...

Our tv didn't work..., and the fan in the celling wasn't working either...

The "restaurant" was even worst! I asked for a salad and they wouldn't have some of the ingredients but wouldn't tell me when ordered and served it... When I asked where the rest of the ingredients missing where they told me they've run out of them! I told them they should have told me before... because a cheese salad wiithout cheese wasn't the point...

Really, find elsewhere and don't loose your time in this place!

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Clearwater Valley Resort

Address: 373 Clearwater Valley Road, Clearwater, British Columbia V0E 1N0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Clearwater
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Clearwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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