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Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband booked in here as a stop on our way to tofino b.c.when I pulled the reservation sheet..yikes a hotel .we considered skipping it all together and return to nanaimo as we don't do hotels.being tired and already there we thought will check it out.i notice much about things like clean glass on the entry,garbage etc.spotless windows.good the entry...

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

Thank you for expressing your feedback on our Hotel. We appreciate your comments. We are an older Hotel and do need renovation however we try to keep what we have in good shape and of course out housekeepers are excellent. Thank you for coming. Lynn

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Omg would not recommend anyone stay here. Staff was fine. Rooms need a ton of work Elevator out of order. Staff acts like it just broke down. Found out its been more than 2 months. Laundry area so disgusting couldn't even walk past the doorway little own wash our clothes. FYI the elevator not going to be fixed. Monthly rentals...

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We do need renovations at our Hotel and this is a process that we are working on. In the meantime we have a great restaurant, the rooms are clean, the bed comfortable, the customer service is great and we do the very best we can. Our prices are less than other Hotels in town as...

Victoria
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This review is for the pub "Creeker's" and for the fabulous Sunday Brunch. We intended to stay for a couple of cold beer... a nice touch were the well chilled and frosted mugs...the chef talked us into the Sunday brunch...amazing..full breakfast menu..along with numerous salads, potato, broccoli...coleslaw Baron of beef and chicken parmesan...plus numerous great deserts....I would highly recommend this...

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

The restaurant owner and staff we very pleased to hear your comments. Thank you so much for the positive feedback. We appreciate your business. Lynn

Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nice Service for the restaurant and the reception / the food as very good and the personal was very great

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback regarding our restaurant and our customer service. We really appreciate you taking the time to say nice things about our Hotel. Lynn

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Avoid at all cost. Everything is broken, even phone did not work. Except for the sweet young women at frontdesk who really was nice and helpful, the whole place is a teardown. Really nothing else to say.

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

We are sorry you had bad experience at our Hotel. Most of our rooms are in very good shape but some do need renovation. We ares orry that you obviously were in a room that needed some attenuation. We will try to do better. usually our customer service is topnotch. I am disappointed to hear that your experience was so...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a ball tourney in July. Obviously the whole city was busy but our experience here was hard to even go through with giving it a 1. We walked in and stood at the counter for 20 minutes before deciding to call the hotel so someone would come.. When she walked down the stairs she made us...

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry for your bad experience at our Hotel. We pride ourselves on our customer service and to hear that you were not treated kindly and politely from our staff is truly disturbing. I also, do not like the idea of anyone at the front desk offering a second key without verifying who you are ,as you say...

Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The stay was great staff great The room was good accept for the bathtub When you wanted a bath the shower head would go even if not wanting it to

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PortAlberniHoJo, Front Office Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni, responded to this review

Greetings: I spoke with you at the front counter as you were leaving. I definitely brought up the issue of the shower valve in your room with the owner and he will have maintenance address this. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are very pleased to here that you thought our staff helpful and friendly. I also...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni

Address: 4850 Beaver Creek Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7C8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Alberni
Price Range: RM272 - RM338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Howard Johnson Hotel Port Alberni 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“The hotel has a small cafe downstairs.there is a lounge on the same parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles bitsme, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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“Use the AC and keep the windows closed especially if your room is at the back of the hotel.”
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“I don't think there is a "good" room.”
 of 5 bubbles echo2010, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“Speaking to them prior to booking really helped me a lot in getting optimum value. Staff were super-helpful.”
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