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Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel

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Mill Bay, BC
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wouldn't think of staying anywhere else when we have an early flight. Very large room - staff above & beyond - perfect location - attached restaurant great. Can't see how our stay could have been any better. Warren & Maureen

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful 5 Star review! Enjoy Spain and we hope to see you on your way back onto the island.

Nanaimo
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

5 Star for a 3 Star Hotel. No view of ocean or mountains but just a clean comfortable place to stay. It is a smaller hotel and tucked in behind Smitty's Restaurant. Had a King Size suite. Huge room. Very comfortable bed. Bathroom had a jet tub plus a separate shower stall. Quiet. We would stay here again and recommend...

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind (and detailed) review and are happy you thoroughly enjoyed your stay! If ever you want to come stay with us again and would like the same room please contact the hotel directly, our Front Desk Agents will be more than happy to assist. Happy Holidays!

Cowichan Bay, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always quiet and super comfortable beds. Wish I had a reason to go stay there for a few days. Very clean, front desk check-in staff are friendly. Lots of parking and central location for restaurants as well.

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed another stay with us. We hope you can make your next stay with us a few days, so you can enjoy some additional time relaxing and enjoying the town. We hope to see you again soon!

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the 'small town' feeling of Sidney. Location to the waterfront & little shops along the way was perfect. Easy drive to the airport, ferries, downtown Victoria & other places we visited on the island. Hotel staff very friendly & accommodating. Room clean & comfortable .Microwave, fridge & coffeemaker in room. Discount on breakfast in restaurant next door was good...

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review of our hotel and our town - we certainly do enjoy both of them! We're so pleased you were able to use us as a base for exploring some of what the island has to offer. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our ten day stay was a treat. Location allowed us easy access to Victoria and Parksville. The mini suite made entertaining friends enjoyable and was perfect as a "rainy day" hideout. The staff were great. They responded in a friendly and enthusiastic manner to any and all requests. We have stayed here in the past and are looking forward to...

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Kailah S, Front Desk Agent at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay, and were able to access other parts of the city and the island with ease. We hope you'll stay with us again soon!

Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice hotel.parked for a week..no shuttle included to airport which i found was odd..a quite walk to the charles dickens pub..great food and friendly staff...hotel offered grab and go breakfast for our early departure..staff was very friendly and willing to anser any questions..only draw back was again like i mentioned..no shuttle to airport

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Kailah S, Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. We do apologize for the lack of shuttle to the airport, as our hotel is not yet equipped for this option we do work closely with the cab companies to get you low rates and a quick ride to your destination. We hope to see you again.

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is always clean, fresh, friendly, close to all amenities and only 5 min drive to airport. Reception was fast and they had a little lunch bag ready for us to take in the morning , as we were leaving at 4am before the breakfast was available in the adjoining restaurant.

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for your kind review! We appreciate your kind comments regarding the cleanliness of our property and the friendless of the staff here - we certainly do our utmost to make each stay enjoyable. We're glad you enjoyed our Grab & Go breakfast option. We hope to see you again!

north vancouver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a couple of nights here and found it to be a cozy spot. Check in was quick and friendly. My room was on ground floor and I did not hear footsteps above me which can be very annoying especially if children are galloping around overhead. The room is a bit dated, but all the luxuries are there. The...

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed the room amenities and many things Sidney has to offer. We hope to see you again soon!

Richmond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always enjoy the stay at this hotel. Staff are friendly, and it is close to everything we need. Victoria, the Victoria airport and the Ferries are within easy driving distance. It is close to transportation if you don't have a car. The town of Sidney is a wonderful place to stop in during a trip to the Island.

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Please come see us again soon.

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel looks nicely renovated, rooms were very clean and fresh. Front desk staff was very accommodating when we asked to get in our room a little early. Beds were comfortable. It was very quiet in our room overnight. We would stay here again for sure.

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Kailah S, Front Office Manager at Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank-you for the kind review. We're so happy we were able to assist in checking you in early! Additionally, we thank-you for the kind mention of our clean rooms - our housekeeping staff work very hard to make sure everything is held to a high standard. We hope to see you again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel in Sidney-by-the-Sea. PLEASE refer to the Management Photos as these are our new Hotel photos, we have renovated. Our location is perfect for an early or late flight as we are only a five minute drive from the Victoria International Airport. The BC Ferry Terminal at Swartz Bay, and Washington State Ferry to Anacortes WA are both five minutes drive as well. We are the closest Best Western to Butchart Gardens, Butterfly World, Church and State Winery, and the SHAW Ocean Discovery Center is 7 blocks away! Experience Sidney-by-the-Sea also known as Book Town with over 9 book stores. Everything is at your doorstep of our clean and quiet Hotel. Enjoy a beautiful walk along the Ocean front and watch the seals and otters play, Be sure to check out the Manager Photos not the prior Traveler or Expert photos as those are very old, We are Newly renovated, large comfortable rooms, free parking, free internet, options of Kitchen Suites, or Family suites or a large standard King or Queen Bedded room. Come and see us soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel

Address: 2306 Beacon Ave, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X2, Canada (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Sidney
Price Range: $139 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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“We've stayed in the main building and the annex and prefer the annex. Nice rooms and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 2013happytrails, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are nice”
 of 5 bubbles lippyis, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“302A. It was facing the parking lot but at least in Jan. it was quiet even with the window open. Room was good in every respect.”
 of 5 bubbles morgansCanada, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try for a room in the separate building.”
 of 5 bubbles EllynT, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No real views, but close to the ocean, Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens”
 of 5 bubbles Beezee12, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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