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Reviewed October 13, 2016

They were kind enough to upgrade me to a studio room with kitchenette. The room was comfortable & spotless -- met all my needs. The location was handy for a walk to dinner or Victoria Quay. Nothing fancy but all good.

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Vancouver
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Not a lot of people spend a lot of time in Port Alberni, unless of course you live or work there. If you're just passing through, this is an excellent place to spend a night or two. It's on the road to Tofino/Ucluelet, in town, and possibly the cleanest motel you'll spend time in. It has a pool and a... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Arrived July 12, 2016 for an overnight stay during our Island road trip. We were greeted by the very friendly owner and shown to our motel room. It was cute on the outside, complete with flower pots, bench and stoop outside the door. Inside was an average size room with an renovated bathroom, which was very clean and nice. The... More 

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying for a night at the Somass Motel before hiking the Della Falls trail in Strathcona Park. The rooms were basic, with fridges and small drip coffee machines, but very clean. The owner was kind enough to store our bag of shoes and work clothes for the duration of the hike...above and beyond.

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Thank Darlene C
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place. The rooms are so clean. The rooms could use some updating. The bathroom fan didn't work really well. It would be nice to have an air conditioner in the bedroom. The air conditioner in the kitchen kept kitchen area cool but not the bedrooms. I found the pillows very uncomfortable I went and bought my own.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

50 years ago our family stayed here while attending a family party in Port. We decided to try it again for 1 night because I had such good memories. Situated on River Road, just out of town on the way to Tofino, it doesn't look like much, and you could miss it. Our room was small, but lovely, completely updated... More 

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Lloydminster, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

right along the highway..little cottages and there is a pool but they close it early and it was too cold out that day to use it anyways. Very well equiped suite with a nice kitchen we used to cook up our meals. Clean and friendly owner. a little hot in the far bedroom as the air does not reach that... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

Somass Motel was very close to the marina where we managed to obtain a berth for our Grady White last weekend. The facility is very clean with A/C that works, is perfectly clean and also close to great resturants.

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Thank Traveller_Brody
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2016

We have stayed at the Somass Motel a number of times, and have always found this motel to be very friendly and clean. There is a pool here, and also a nice shaded garden area to unwind and relax in. This motel is in a great location, and is very accommodating to the fishing enthusiasts who frequently stay here. The... More 

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Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The staff were extremely friendly and very accommodating. The customer service was superb, and they went out of their way to accommodate. Rooms were very clean and tidy and the beds were comfortable. We enjoyed our stay here a lot and would definitely stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Cottage Style Motel located in the heartland of Vancouver Island's Pacific Rim region. Our central location makes us the perfect base for daytrips throughout the area. Cruise the Alberni Inlet on the MV Lady Rose, ride the summer steam train out to McLean Mill National Historic Site. Our well appointed and air conditioned rooms include 1 and 2 bedroom fully equipped kitchen suites as well as standard rooms with fridge & microwave. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somass Motel & RV

Address: 5279 River Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 6Z3, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Alberni
Price Range: $74 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Somass Motel & RV 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“quieter rooms where located further back from the road”
 of 5 bubbles Traveller_Brody, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room away from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles AstridK196, Jul 19, 2015 | Read review
“All are Clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles sonia3004, Nov 9, 2014 | Read review
“I would suggest making reservations in advance during peak times.”
 of 5 bubbles Hoss1951, Aug 5, 2014 | Read review
“Enjoy the flower garden.”
 of 5 bubbles thegreatjourney2014, May 25, 2014 | Read review
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