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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We stayed there for 2 days. I just loved the service there. A very clean place and a nice swimming pool. A great place to stay if you want to relax. The receptionist was very kind and the manager was very friendly and kind. They just made me feel welcome here and we had a great time here. If you...

1Thank Richard R
Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We stayed this Somass Motel & Rv from Sep.4 to 11. The room & all were clean and comfortable, and well equipped. The staff were very friendly and helpful. While we stayed there, we felt so happy just like our home, and enjoyed there. If you visit Port Alberni, I can recommend this Great Motel.

2Thank sonia3004
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 31 October 2014

On both tripadvisor and hotels.com this motel was rated as clean and comfortable and so we thought we would book a night here as we passed through and explored Port Alberni. As it turns out, this place was not clean nor comfortable. To start things off on a negative note, we had booked for a queen sized bed and unfortunately...

2Thank sidneey12
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We have arrived very late. Person at the reception was very polite and helpful. We got a room for 5 and paid very reasonable price for it. Room was clean and beds were comfortable. Very decent place to stay. Free Wi-Fi and parking. I can recommend it.

1Thank kurzew
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I have stayed here several times prior to embarking to Bamfield. While nothing fancy the rooms are spacious, clean, and well equipped. We had a two bedroom unit that had a sofa bed as well. Just fine for a short stay.

1Thank brio2642
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I was leery booking the Somass but pleasantly surprised. The owners have taken great care maintaining this older property. Weather prevented pool use but it looks great. Clean roooms. Plumbing needs a makeover though.

1Thank rachjamie21-1
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Randomly happened upon this motel and it far exceeded my expectations. Bed was super comfortable, nicest linens of our trip so far, renovated bathroom and cute old fashioned swimming pool. Owner lent us towels for the beach and there was a swell garden where we were able to plunk the baby in the shade and let him eat from all...

Thank Mojogrrl
Sechelt, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We were moving from Alberta to B.C. and had to stay in a motel for a couple of days before taking possession of our new home. While this is clearly an older motel it is immaculately clean and well maintained. The owners are very hospitable and try to do whatever is necessary to make your stay a pleasant experience. One...

2Thank Hoss1951
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We stayed on the campground at the back of the hotel and it was little more that a bit of scrubland and was not separated from the field at the back by any fencing. We stayed there in July, so not sure when the pictures on the website were taken but it looked nothing like that. The staff and facilities...

Thank Tilly40
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 29 May 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Somass Motel for 2 nights. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The feather duvet made me feel so pampered and my husband loved the flat screen tv. Your grounds are lovely - especially the colourful hanging baskets. Thanks so much. We'll be back !

Thank Lori C

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Port Alberni
Price Range: $100 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Somass Motel & RV 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“I would recommend the room with kitchenette”
haes00l, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“quieter rooms where located further back from the road”
Traveller_Brody, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room away from the highway.”
AstridK196, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All are Clean and comfortable.”
sonia3004, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I would suggest making reservations in advance during peak times.”
Hoss1951, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
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