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Sylvan Lake
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room was hot and smelly. Our room was clean with newer carpeting and towels were good too but that is the only positives I can report. Several lightbulbs were burnt out. Night table lamp had a lamp that was barely as bright as a nightlight. No air conditioning only a portable fan. Cannot open window...everyone leaves their door open to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only reserved a room with two queen beds. But we were given (upgraded to?) a room with three queen beds, which was a very nice surprise! It works out very nicely for us that we got extra space. (Esp since I am pregnant now and was a bit worried about being kicked by my sibling if we shared bed).... More 

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Thank tokkibunnie
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and didn't have a very good experience. The lady at the front desk was VERY unpleasant. As something went wrong with our payment we tried to figure out what was going on while standing in front of the front desk. The lady just wanted us to pay & didn't have much patience. When we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Room was filthy. Toilet had pubic hairs and dried urine on the seat- as well as the walls! Sheets were soiled with dirt and hair, coffeemaker had old coffee in it! Surfaces were dusty, room smelled and the box spring was visibly stained with God knows what! Upon requesting the cleaners revisit the room, they changed the sheets, but we... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Many upgrades have been done to this motel since our last visit. Though it no longer has a pool, the fountain and garden make a pleasant outlook and a soothing sound. The Manager is very friendly and welcoming.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We had a very pleasant one-night stay at the Port-o-call. Checking in, I found I had made a big mistake but the friendly man at the desk found us a very nice room with more beds than we needed. It even had a very clean kitchenette. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. The tiny but complete bathroom sparkled.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Its a room. Good for a quick stay. Basic and clean. I would stay here for the rates and if you are just passing through and need a hotel night. Nothing fancy. Restaurant attached to the lobby. No pool.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My dog & I recently stayed at this motel twice due to a marital break up. The first time was for a week and the second time was for 4 nights in May 2016. I was treated very well by the lady & gentleman who run the motel. They are 2 very friendly, respectful & helpful people. I was given... More 

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Stratford
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The room was clean except behind the bathroom door, which you didn't notice until you were in the bathroom with the door closed and saw old toilet paper and stuff stuck in and beside the baseboard heater. Obviously the cleaner never closed the door while inside it! We couldn't shower because you either turn the knob clockwise for hot or... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stayed here during a dragon boat festival, with my whole team. Overall positive comments are: clean room, no bugs, lots of dresser space, fluffy and clean towels and face cloths, helpful and friendly chamber maids and staff, comfortable bed. The room had important things for me: coffee maker (with 1 package of coffee), microwave, fridge. There was a TV but... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PORT-O-CALL INN & SUITES is located in NANAIMO, British Columbia. 42 unit hotel / motel. Free parking, in-room Coffee, Tea. Close to Downtown Nanaimo, and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. 7 minutes drive to Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port-O-Call Motel

Address: 505 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: $57 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Port-O-Call Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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