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Great value, modern rooms with mini-fridge,  flat panel TV with premium cable, fish-freezing

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free coffee in lobby
  • Free breakfast on weekends and holidays
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests indicated that they were likely to return
  • Several reviewers liked their rooms, nicely appointed with modern furnishings
  • Fish freezing services offered to guests of the hotel
Cons
  • A few guests were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
  • No elevator to second storey
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jul 8, 2014
Overview
This hotel is situated among several restaurants in a primarily residential area and is about a 6 minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange. Offering a fish-freezing service and located near the Vedder River (hiking, fishing and green space) and Cultus Lake area (beach, water park and marinas), this hotel is well-suited for guests looking to explore Chilliwack's nature attractions. The Vedder River is 3 minutes away by car, while Cultus Lake is a 7-minute drive away.

All rooms and suites are smoke-free and include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a flat screen TV with premium cable channels, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Rooms are furnished with two double beds, one queen bed or one king bed. The mini kitchenette room is equipped with one queen bed and also includes a microwave, a toaster and a sink. Deluxe suites are furnished with one queen bed, a sofabed, a soaker tub and a microwave. The Executive suite offers a full kitchen, a washer/dryer and is furnished with one queen bed, one double bed and one single bed. The hotel offers accessible rooms.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per stay.

A free "grab-and-go" breakfast is offered on weekends and holidays. The selection includes fruit, yoghurt, muffins, juice, coffee and tea.

Other on-site amenities include guest laundry facilities, free coffee in the lobby, vending machines, a conference/mutli-purpose room, a computer work station and guest fax, copy and postage service. This hotel also offers to freeze fish for those visiting on a fishing expedition. There's no elevator to access the second floor of the Inn.

The University of the Fraser Valley - Trades and Technology Centre is 2 minutes away by car. The Cottonwood Mall and neighbouring shops and restaurants may be accessed within a 6-minute drive. The Chilliwack Heritage Park and Exhibition venue is 10 minutes away by car, while the Prospera Centre (arena and concert venue) is a 12-minute drive away. The Chilliwack Airport (YCW) is 10 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on January 4, 2013: Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per stay. Guest rooms include a coffeemaker.
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The Good
Many guests described pleasant stays at this hotel and some reviewers said that they were likely to return to this property. 

Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests raved about the staff and their friendly and helpful service. One reviewer mentioned that the front desk agents were always available to provide directions or local maps.

Many guests described their rooms as basic but clean. Reviewers also thought that their rooms were decorated with modern furnishings and generally comfortable.

A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. 

A couple of guests found the location convenient for accessing the Cultus Lake area, while some reviewers mentioned that there were a few restaurants within walking distance.
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The Bad
There were a couple of common concerns found among the reviews sourced for this analysis. While many guests found their rooms to be clean, a few guests complained that the in-room carpeting was stained or dirty.

A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms. One guest described hearing a TV, while another reviewer said that she was able to hear conversations. Another guest found traffic noise disruptive.
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Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5, with 100% of 20 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 10 properties in Chilliwack, with an average score of 4 out of 5 from 56 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.6 out of 10 based on 101 guest reviews.

Verified by a front desk agent on January 4, 2013: Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per stay. Guest rooms include a coffeemaker.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Map Marker Vedder River Inn
5788 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC