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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We stayed over at this location between Vancouver and Tofino, great little Motel find. Very clean room, comfy bed, fridge, microwave, working wifi and coffee in room. Handy to local and big box shopping if required. Would definitely stay here again when in the area, would even extend my stay if king beds were offered or even if not.

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 5 June 2012

We chose the Somass Motel once more on our trip down to Ucluelet, like we did 2 years ago. Again, we can say nothing bad about our stay. We had one of the bigger, 2 bedroom, rooms with kitchen. Perfect for us and our two little girls (3 years and 9 months). The kids had enough space to run around,...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Thank you for your attention to detail and accomodating our electric car. Pet friendly and great location, last jumping off point until tofino. Great ammenities and quiet. Owners are very caring and friendly. Good value for money.

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UT
Reviewed 30 March 2012

What a great "home away from home." We stayed a week and we would go again! We mostly ate at our place because it was so easy to do. The grounds are very pretty and the staff/owners are very nice and friendly!

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Thank tlsh
Reviewed 24 September 2011

Great little motel. Right on the highway to the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Pet friendly and all. Perfect place to break up the trip from the ferry to the island and travel to the West Coast.

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Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2011

My parents who are in their late 80's stayed in this motel for 4 nights in September...they had a suite with queen bed, full kitchen. The room was lovely, they said the bed was great, and they loved the place.

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NB
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Spent 3 nights at this motel and we enjoyed our stay. the room was big enough, and it was very clean. The owners are very nice. Nice big pool and we had a little sitting area next to our room. Very well priced! If ever i return to Port Alberni i will surely stay there again!

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Thank joce45
Santa Ana, California
Reviewed 27 August 2011

The room has some special amenities that make a traveler feel really welcomed. Five pillows on the bed! I didn't have to open drawers and look through closets... A refrigerator actually meant for guest use. A make-up remover cloth (not that I wear make-up but that was special!) There is plenty of light and accessible plugs. A table that can...

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2Thank Silbermanlaw
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2011

The Somass Motel & RV is a great place to stay! Everything here is immaculate: very attractive cottage-style rooms/suites, and RV area, with flowers everywhere, some outdoor space to enjoy and an inviting outdoor pool. And all at reasonable rates. But what makes the Somass Motel very special is the excellent customer service. This service was very evident even before...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 August 2011

My husband and I went up to Port Alberni with my cousin and his wife to fish for salmon and halibut. Enjoyed the motel very much. Nice rooms with kitchen, clean, and very friendly owners and staff. They accommodated every request we had. Our two bedroom unit had the bedrooms attached with the back bedroom having to walk through the...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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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: $107 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Somass Motel & RV 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Somass Hotel Port Alberni
Somass Hotel Rv
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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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