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Homburg, Germany
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We booked very short-term,the day we arrive on Vancouver Island, because the Motel prebooked in Nanaimo was awful. We had a 2 Queensize bedroom with a kitchen and bathroom. Very clean, there's nothing to complain about. Staff was very friendly. We recommend your accomodation and when we will visit Vancouver Island again, we will book it again

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We needed a room the night before our trip out to Sechart Cove and the night of our return. Pleasantly surprised at how lovely and clean our rooms were. Obviously recently renovated and updated on which they did a great job. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom spotless. I would highly recommend the Riverside Motel to anyone. Great spot... More 

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Delta, Canada
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41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We rented the 2 bedroom cabin (my partner & I and our 2 adult boys) and for a small fee we also brought our dog. It was obviously recently renovated, the kitchen was huge, bigger than my home kitchen. There were some flaws in the work, a missing chunk of tile from the kitchen counter which was covered with a... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

It's been a very long time since I've stayed in a motel, instead of a hotel. Wow! Very impressed at how updated, clean and pretty the rooms were! Comfortable clean beds and small refrigerator/freezer....everything you need! Beautiful rose bushes outside, with benches to sit on. Very inviting. Would definitely stay here again!

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Singleton, Australia
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Hotel is within walking distance of riverside park, restaurants and shops. We were delighted to find we had a room with 2 bedrooms. Room clean, beds comfortable. A full length mirror in the room would be a good addition. Beautiful bathroom, loved the rubber duck on the bathtub. Lighting in bathroom is very dim and hard to see to apply... More 

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Kootenay National Park, Canada
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed here for five nights and enjoyed every minute. We were there as a hockey team and had the motel to ourselves. They were so accommodating for our schedule and our needs. They even let us use their propane fire pit to socialize around. There's a lovely covered area in front of the motel with tables and chairs as... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We are very happy with our room at Riverside Motel. It is clean and the desk lady was very friendly. We have a stove /sink/fridge combo , a table and two queen beds. The bedding and wall decor is new. It is a place that we could stay for several days.

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Thank Frances M
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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this motel by some family and friends who have stayed in the past for our recent trip to port alberni. Though they got good reviews we really were not expecting a whole lot given the low rate. We were very much mistaken. Our room was clean, comfortable, plenty of space, and although nothing fancy it was well... More 

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BC
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13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

We arrived at the Riverside as a sports team. Prior to the weekend, the staff was very informative and patient with all our questions and changes. Once we arrived, check-in was smooth. The rooms were great. They have been recently renovated, and were very clean. The in-suite kitchens are stocked with enough pots, pans, plates, cutlery and glasses that you... More 

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duncan
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

We had a very happy night at this lovely little motel before a day on MV Frances Barkley. The room was so clean and recently painted. We were able to prepare our evening meal easily in the room. I loved the special touch of the rubber ducky on the rim of the bath - this highlighted the care that the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: RM324 - RM454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverside Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“They are all the same double bed front and back with a kitchenette”
 of 5 bubbles robSheffield, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back. No street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 438debrag, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Clean, good WIFI, near to The Pacific Rim National Park”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles IslandGypsies, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms nearest reception would be furthest from the traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 497ianj, 17 Oct 2015 | Read review
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