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Crest Hotel
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Prince Rupert
Certificate of Excellence
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2009

Room.......very comfortable.
Food......excellent (if a little on the pricey side).
Decor........elegant.
Staff.........friendly and helpful in a way that only happy employees can be.

Stayed November 2009, traveled on business
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Berkshire England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2009

When we arrived to check-in we were greeted by a friendly lady called Dorothy and was given a room upgrade - we had booked a crest class twin room, to a suite and the room was absolutely wonderful, window seat with a harbour view, but unfortunatley we had to leave the next morning at 05:00 to catch the ferry.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank packingbags
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Prince George
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2009

While I'll give the Crest credit, it is a nice hotel, my recent stay there was not. I was placed in room 232 for the one night I was staying in Prince Rupert. The size of the room is very small and the bathroom tile had mold growing in the grout lines and in the silicone along the bathtub. This room is situated over the front doors and so every time the front doors slide open, you can hear them, making for a some what sleepless night. The room was very warm, even with the thermostat turned down to 15 degrees celsius. Your view is of the roof over the front door and a large tree, making it almost impossible to see anything. I do have to commend the Crest on the bed though; it was very comfortable. My recommendation is to "stay out of room 232" and perhaps have a look at the room before you agree to stay in it. That was my mistake and that will not happen again.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank yvettejensen
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weston-super-mare england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2009

location on harbour front.room overlooking inside passage.food & service second to none.you can't improve on perfection.

  • Stayed August 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank chrisbreddy428
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Langley, Canada
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71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2009

We stayed at the Crest Hotel on the last night of an 11 night trip and it was a very pleasant way to end a trip. The room and the staff were both excellent. We paid the lowest rate available, $125, which meant our room looked out over the roof, but the room was large, clean and comfortable and since we were only in Prince Rupert for one night there was no reason to upgrade. Excelllent value and the restaurant isoutstanding!!

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank whistler2010
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Lake Country, Canada
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2009

Grew up going here with mom & dad, it was nice to return as an adult. It hadn't changed a great deal, but it has mostly been kept up. It is a tad dated, but mostly in a positive way - almost like an older lodge feeling. We stayed in a room on the first floor with 2 double beds overlooking the harbour, and we brought along our fur-kid (dog).

The linens were clean and the beds were comfortable. The TV selection was more than adequate (as the last reviewer explained) - if you really want more than 60 channels while you're on vacation save yourself some money, stay home and rent some movies.

Great location within walking distance to Cow Bay and Safeway and great views of the harbour. Charlie's Lounge has a nice selection of drinks, including some nice (but expensive) wines by the glass - and delicious fish and chips. We also ate in the restaurant for breakfast looking out over the harbour and enjoyed the food there as well.

The carpets are due for replacement and OK, so the bathroom is still dated and small - but who cares, how much time do actually spend in there anyways? The Aveda products were a very nice touch. We did hear some noise from the hallway with people coming and going, but not enough to keep us awake.

I don't agree with the reviewer who indicated to travel on to Terrace, we have had much better experiences and stays in Prince Rupert.

The Crest is definetely the best choice in Prince Rupert and an excellent choice if willing to book a harbour view room.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank strattc
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Scott035, General Manager at Crest Hotel, responded to this review, September 21, 2009
Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent visit to the Crest Hotel and Prince Rupert.

I have noted your comments regarding the bathroom in your room requiring renovation. We have completed guestroom bath renovations to roughly 75% of the hotel and are completing renovations on an additonal 20 beginning November 2009.

We look forward to having you join us in the future.
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Warwickshire
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124 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2009

We had a three night stay booked here between arriving on the Skeena train and leaving on the ferry to Port Hardy. We know we could not have found a better hotel in town having been into some and talking to people staying in some of the others. All the staff we came into contact with went out of their way to be helpful. The view from the dining room was superb with even more pairs of binoculars for us to use. This was matched by the excellent quality food. Like others who have reported here, we do not judge a hotel by its television. The room was very well appointed and the beds comfortable. The window seat with binoculars was nice added touch as was proof that management know their own town by also providing us with an umbrella. My only criticism is about the bathroom. At first, it looked superb and probably would be in your own home but this is a hotel where I suspect most guests do not stay many nights. That means you are transferring toiletries etc. in and out of bags and could really do with a flat surface to put things on. The only ones in the bathroom are the top of the toilet and the small shelves.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank abcoldgit
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Property: Crest Hotel
Address: 222 First Ave W, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3P6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Prince Rupert
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Prince Rupert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crest Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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