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Salt Spring Island
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I went there to check in and it took 3 rings before the clerk came out. She got rude to the point where I cancelled my reservation. My daughter had reserved a room for Saturday and this clerk was the same with her and her family. We did nothing wrong and we were starting our vacation. Thanks Quality Inn!

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GEORGETOWN
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I was there on business for 11 days. John V is a wonderful companion, Miss Gail at the front desk is about as sweet as can be, Reuben & Miss Elaine too. They are so helpful, breakfast is fresh and hot and the hotel ambiance from the early 1900's is just awesome. Every time you go for a stroll on...

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Wainwright
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This a great hotel to stay near airport. It is and English Tudor style hotel. Very good prices and excellent staff. The have a great pub and many food specials. Also have a great fish and chip special. Close to fast food restaurants. They also include a good breakfast included. If you want a good clean hotel at a great...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night on choice rewards points. Looked ok on Internet, but first impressions not great. Desk clerk was not friendly at all, carpets very dirty in lobby and restaurant. The room itself was fine, but think the place needs a lot of improvements. The bar/grill seemed to be occupied by several foul mouthed individuals, so decided to order a...

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Dpet62, General Manager at Quality Inn Waddling Dog, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and please accept my apologies for the less than friendly welcome that you received at check in. I agree that first impressions are so important and it seems that we fell short on this occasion. We are a small Inn and we are always striving to make our guests feel...

Delta, BC
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I stayed in this rather quirky hotel for 6 nights while I attended a course. The service and amenities were entirely good enough for me on this trip, and staying here helped me keep my costs down. Room was clean, wireless access mainly good, free breakfast was adequate. If you are looking for luxury this hotel will not be for...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We needed a single night near the ferries, and this fit the bill without the high cost of downtown accommodations. We had a humungous room where we could even fit our bicycles without their getting in the way. We had a queen bed that was comfortable, although the room could have easily fit a king bed. The decor is old-world...

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London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is mock Tudor but with recent updates. Rooms clean and comfortable and continental breakfast more than adequate. Reception staff not exactly the norm and would benefit from a course in friendliness and customer service. Would stay there again as so convenient for the airport.

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Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Well, what can I say...the staff was not very pleasant to talk to...staff was eating in front of guests... they could have cleaned the place better. If the have an issue with guests taking John 5th out for a walk They should let John stay in the back so people can't see him.. pretty flowers..

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Madonna P, General Manager at Quality Inn Waddling Dog, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We will continue to work to improve every aspect of our hotel, including customer service. John the 5th loves to be taken for a walk, and we appreciate it when a guest takes the time to do that. I am glad you enjoyed the flowers...

Nanaimo
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel, close to beautiful Sidney. As we had a dog with us, went outside , in the dog area. We had poop bags with us .The whole fenced in yard, WAS FULL OF POOP . CLEANED UP MY DOG POOP. LET THEM KNOW THAT THE HOTEL DOG ALSO WENT POOP . THE RESPONSE WAS " yah , he's being...

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Madonna P, General Manager at Quality Inn Waddling Dog, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to my attention. The fenced area that you are referring to is not open to the public. It is an area reserved for our resident basset John. While we clean this area regularly, we clearly had not done a thorough job the day you visited. I sincerely apologize for that and I will insure that...

Reviewed 5 September 2016

clean comfy cozy .. we stayed at the 8 then stayed at the waddling dog omg what a huge difference for only 25 dollars more I walked into the room and smelt clean ... it was so nice tasty food from the pub shell station next door with all sorts of good healthy stuff.. awesome beautiful people and the best...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Quality Inn Waddling Dog

Address: 2476 Mt. Newton Cross Roads, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 2B8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Central Saanich
Price Range: $77 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Quality Inn Waddling Dog 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Quality Inn Waddling Dog Hotel Saanichton
Quality Inn Saanichton
Saanichton Quality Inn
Waddling Dog Quality Inn
Quality Inn Waddling Dog Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
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“the room above the office is the one I had for my entire trip, it is perfect”
 of 5 bubbles CYNTHIAR329, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room 130 is perfect for pets”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were on top floor to the back of hotel, non smoking. Front of hotel which we had first time seemed noiser.”
 of 5 bubbles 682KarenW, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Keep on driving to Victoria.”
 of 5 bubbles isaazura, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Because I'm solo with 1 or 2 dogs, I want a quiet functional room. I've been on the 3rd and the 1st floor and both were great.”
 of 5 bubbles 856marsham, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
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