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Heron's Landing Hotel

8.0 | Very Good
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Overlooking ocean, free breakfast, great staff, rooms have kitchenettes or kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Numerous reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's free breakfast was praised for its quality and variety
Cons
  • A few guests complained of highway noise and dated decor
  • The hotel was recommended for those with a vehicle by a few reviewers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 7, 2014
Overview
Overlooking the ocean along South Island Highway, Heron's Landing Hotel is suitable for travellers who prefer an oceanfront hotel with extended kitchen amenities, a free breakfast and easy highway access. 

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a desk, a private balcony and free toiletries. Units with one or two separate bedrooms, a full kitchen and a seating area are also available, and the hotel does not offer wheelchair-accessible rooms.

Hotel amenities include a business centre, guest laundry, a free breakfast, a sun terrace and free parking. Pets are permitted for an additional $20 per pet, per night.

Campbell River's city centre is about an 8-minute drive from the hotel, while Tyee Plaza can be found 4 minutes away by car. Discovery Passage Aquarium is roughly a 3-minute drive away and Campbell River Airport (YBL) is an 11-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $20/pet/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: January 20, 2014)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and breakfast.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as professional, friendly, accommodating and helpful with dining recommendations.

Many travellers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, well equipped, spacious, modern and tastefully decorated, with comfortable beds and nice ocean views. A few patrons did have complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).

Several guests praised the hotel's free breakfast, describing it as plentiful, delicious, nutritious, fresh and frequently replenished, with a good variety. One lodger noted, "The breakfast buffet was surprisingly large and the coffee was very good, a true testament to quality".
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and location.

Although many guests were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few guests criticized their lodgings. They complained of traffic noise, as well as noise from guests in adjacent and overhead rooms. A few guests also reported dated decor, no air conditioning and musty odours. 

A few travellers were disappointed with the hotel's location, reporting a lack of restaurants nearby and too long a walk to the pier. These reviewers recommended the hotel for those with a vehicle.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 17 Campbell River with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 103 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8 out of 10 from 42 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 from 2 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 20, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
8.0
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2 / out of 8
hotels in Campbell River

Rated 8.0/10 based on 299 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 8 hotels in Campbell River

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Map Marker Heron's Landing Hotel
492 South Island Highway, Campbell River, BC