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Riverside Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stay most years of the show at Riverside. Delightful hosts, reasonable cost, most comfortable beds, extra pillows, blankets and towels. Cute complete kitchenette, BBQ should you find something irresistible to cook, gazebo, lovely hanging baskets with seasonal planting. One house away walkway along the river to a park. Many fine restaurants to try. They have been renovating and upgrading...

Thank Abby W
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Room was very clean and comfortable. Kitchen was well equipped, beds were comfortable, and wifi reliable. Great location. Better than most hotels in town. Best part is the friendly and very helpful staff (and owner). We woke up to more than a foot of snow and the staff/owner went out of their way to help us dig our car out...

Thank Famtravelmom
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

On arrival we were pleasantly surprised to be given an upgrade to a "cabin" which was large enough to accommodate many more than just the 2 of us. It would have been really great for a family, as it had a full kitchen and 3 queen beds, separate lounge and dining area off the kitchen. Staff were very friendly and...

Thank Ossey2282
Tofino, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stayed just one night but will stay again. Room was very clean. The bed was comfy. There was a little kitchen with tea, coffee and hot chocolate. There was a kettle, toaster and dishes. Everything one would need was in the room. The outdoor area is pretty and well kept. Easy check in and out. Staff were nice. Overall a...

Thank LittleDread
Bergamo, Italia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The motel is not so clean. Staff is quite helpful. The motel is 10-15 minutes walk from the city centre. Port Alberni doesn't have too much to offer to the visitors, but it is a good point to stay on the way to Pacific Rim.

Thank Piergiorgio P
janicegoorts, Owner at Riverside Motel, responded to this review

We strive to keep our motel spotless and clean. I don't know if you stayed at a different motel but your name is not in our system with a reservation. Thank you Janice Owner

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Based on reviews I decided to stay at this facility however it was ok nothing special. I had a noisy room and the carpet had some weird smell. I called the reception to change my room but unfortunately that was the last available room. I informed the reception about my experience but the receptionist does not seems to be interested...

Thank Hannah G
janicegoorts, Owner at Riverside Motel, responded to this review

We have only one room left with carpet which is changing to laminate this winter. We strive to keep our rooms the cleanest possible. We are always interested to hear about the experience staying with us and we strive to please our guests. We definitely would have moved you but obviously it was not possible as we were full.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Only stayed one night on way to Ucluelet,the whole are is safe and clean,very good soft beds,all kitchen bits available on one level,wheelchair friendly,5 min walk to the river where we saw 2 bears,5 mins drive to the main supermarket

1Thank robSheffield
Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a small establishment tucked away from busy traffic. It is well-kept and nicely remodeled inside. The beds were comfortable and the price was right. We only stayed one night along our way to the coast.

Thank tothelimit
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Totally up to date interior. Wonderful location to walk to dinner. By the water, just at the end of the street . Modern amenities and kitchenette. Truly Fabulous bed. Lots of space. Clean. AIr Conditioning came in handy on a super hot day. And if that wasn't enough, they had it turned on before we arrived. THANK YOU. Friendly staff....

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is one nice motel! Family run, super clean, freshly redone, in a quiet side street, no noisy upper level...I could go on. Their trademark is a little rubber ducky that comes in a few colors as a room compagnion :)

Thank Hans L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are centrally located and close to all amenities including a beautiful walkway along the river just around the corner. Close to the "Bears on the Boardwalk" the famous "Clam Bucket Restaurant" as well as the Lady Rose Marine Services and the Multiplex arena. Standard Queen Rooms, Rooms with a Queen Bed in the front area and a Queen bed in a separate Bedroom as well as Kitchen suites with a Queen bed in the front area and a Queen and a Twin bed in a separate bedroom. We have air conditioning, wireless internet as well as great hospitality. There is a barbecue area for our guests to use and socialize. Perfect place to use as your home base while discovering Vancouver Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Motel

Address: 5065 Roger St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 3Y9, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Alberni
Price Range: RM434 - RM516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverside Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“They are all the same double bed front and back with a kitchenette”
robSheffield, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back. No street noise.”
438debrag, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Clean, good WIFI, near to The Pacific Rim National Park”
Renate-Homburg, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Of course, because it was on a busy road, it may be a little noisy, but it's over-all satisfaction, will bring us back again.”
IslandGypsies, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms nearest reception would be furthest from the traffic.”
497ianj, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
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