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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night. The price was good. No carpets in the room, thank god. It was clean. Seven eleven is around the corner. The city center is only about a 20 mins walk away. Would stay there again. Only negative was that in early morning (around 2am) a group of people were talking quite loudly outside the rooms and... More 

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Sylvan Lake
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Room was hot and smelly. Our room was clean with newer carpeting and towels were good too but that is the only positives I can report. Several lightbulbs were burnt out. Night table lamp had a lamp that was barely as bright as a nightlight. No air conditioning only a portable fan. Cannot open window...everyone leaves their door open to... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We only reserved a room with two queen beds. But we were given (upgraded to?) a room with three queen beds, which was a very nice surprise! It works out very nicely for us that we got extra space. (Esp since I am pregnant now and was a bit worried about being kicked by my sibling if we shared bed).... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and didn't have a very good experience. The lady at the front desk was VERY unpleasant. As something went wrong with our payment we tried to figure out what was going on while standing in front of the front desk. The lady just wanted us to pay & didn't have much patience. When we... More 

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Thank Klingers1993
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Room was filthy. Toilet had pubic hairs and dried urine on the seat- as well as the walls! Sheets were soiled with dirt and hair, coffeemaker had old coffee in it! Surfaces were dusty, room smelled and the box spring was visibly stained with God knows what! Upon requesting the cleaners revisit the room, they changed the sheets, but we... More 

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Thank Andrea D
Regina, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Many upgrades have been done to this motel since our last visit. Though it no longer has a pool, the fountain and garden make a pleasant outlook and a soothing sound. The Manager is very friendly and welcoming.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had a very pleasant one-night stay at the Port-o-call. Checking in, I found I had made a big mistake but the friendly man at the desk found us a very nice room with more beds than we needed. It even had a very clean kitchenette. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. The tiny but complete bathroom sparkled.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Its a room. Good for a quick stay. Basic and clean. I would stay here for the rates and if you are just passing through and need a hotel night. Nothing fancy. Restaurant attached to the lobby. No pool.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

My dog & I recently stayed at this motel twice due to a marital break up. The first time was for a week and the second time was for 4 nights in May 2016. I was treated very well by the lady & gentleman who run the motel. They are 2 very friendly, respectful & helpful people. I was given... More 

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Ingersoll, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The room was clean except behind the bathroom door, which you didn't notice until you were in the bathroom with the door closed and saw old toilet paper and stuff stuck in and beside the baseboard heater. Obviously the cleaner never closed the door while inside it! We couldn't shower because you either turn the knob clockwise for hot or... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
PORT-O-CALL INN & SUITES is located in NANAIMO, British Columbia. 42 unit hotel / motel. Free parking, in-room Coffee, Tea. Close to Downtown Nanaimo, and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. 7 minutes drive to Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Port-O-Call Motel

Address: 505 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 4K1, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Nanaimo
Price Range: £42 - £49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Port-O-Call Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Rooms in the corner are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles pecal, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you can stay upstairs you won't be bothered by travellers walking past at 7am to get their early start.”
 of 5 bubbles Pat_the_wise, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This motel has pet rooms, smoking rooms and non-smoking rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 479debsl, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Parking lot is off to the side so you have to carry bags up outdoor stairs no matter what floor you're on.”
 of 5 bubbles selmawade, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“not a very busy location so I did not notice much noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ns996, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
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