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“Modestly appointed, Clean, Good Value”
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Ocean Crest Motel
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Qualicum Beach
Reviewed 25 December 2011

This motel is a little older than some others along this ocean strip of the Island Highway, and in most ways it's pretty standard fare; however, it's very clean and the owners make a consistent effort to keep it well-maintained. We have stayed here four times in the past year, latterly in Dec.2011. We've always had two queens and a kitchenette (no oven), and I. think most units are set up this way. The kitchenettes have only basic equipment and supplies, but Han (owner) will try to meet any special needs you may have.

The Ocean Crest is across the highway from the beach, hence the lower cost. A convenience store is a short walk to the North, and a pub right on the beach--serving good food--(the pub, not the beach!) is a short drive to the South

This motel "is what it is"--clean, basic accommodation. A good sleep.for a very reasonable cost.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 October 2010

Nice, clean motel. Very good value compared to other establishments, mainly due to being on the opposite side of the road from the beach. Rooms are standard motel fare, but well maintained.

Stayed: September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 August 2010

This motel is the best deal around. It is an older motel but rooms are very clean, bright, and the kitchenette was well equipped. Location is great - right across the road from the beach with beach access down a little road. At $114 for four of us, this was great value.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 31 July 2009

My family of 5 adults stayed at the Ocean Crest Motel in July 2009. The motel is very basic and somewhat dated. However, the rooms are clean; the location is across the street from the beach; the bed was comfortable; it was quiet; and the price was reasonable. We had only a short drive into town for anything we might need. All in all, the motel is very good value.

  • Stayed: July 2009, travelled with family
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2  Thank tipsfromtucson
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Reviewed 19 August 2008

A solid 4 in every category. The price in August 2008 is $104 per night but that is good in this area at this time. This is a 2.5 star facility and must be judged as such.
The kitchen was adequately equipped. We had one queen bed and 2 easy chairs plus a table with 2 chairs and a chair at the desk. The refrigerator was old but large for a motel and it worked fine.
The rooms are well soundproofed and the facility has excellent housekeeping. We parked at the door to a ground floor unit. Second floor units you walk up the stairs. This is a popular spot. Make reservations during the season.

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Reviewed 3 May 2008

We stayed here Apr 30 & May 1. The room was quite clean & bright. We had a room with 2 double beds (which were quite comfy) & a small kitchenette. It had a good sized mini fridge, 2 burner stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, fry pan & 2 pots. It was suitable for cooking a complete meal, which was nice seeing we were getting quite tired of restaurant food!

(By the way, we bought our groceries at Qualicum Foods in the downtown, which really impressed us with the level of service & friendliness of their staff....Way ta go people!!!)

The cleaning lady was very helpful, & told us that if there was anything we needed, just ask.

The only downside was that the price went up $10 the second day because May 1 started summer season! It was cold & rainy & we were one of 3 guests in the whole place...not exactly high season yet! It would have been nice if he had given us the lower price for both nights.

Overall though, this is a nice place & very good value for this area.

  • Stayed: April 2008, travelled with family
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2  Thank MOF
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Reviewed 18 July 2006

We have stayed at this motel for several years with many members of our family. The price is fair. There is pride in the ownership. It is exceptionally clean and the beds are comfortable. We have stayed at least 6 times and always happy. We need no extra ammenities so have not needed to ask for any other service from the staff but everyone is very pleasant.

  • Stayed: December 2005
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Additional Information about Ocean Crest Motel

Address: 3292 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Qualicum Beach
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Qualicum Beach
Price Range: £46 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Crest Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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