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8.0 | Very Good
Port Augusta Inn and Suites

No frills, budget hotel across the street from St. Joseph's Hospital

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, parking and continental breakfast
  • Many guests thought the hotel staff were friendly and accommodating
  • The rooms were considered comfortable and spacious by many guests
  • Many guests felt the hotel offered good value for the price they paid
  • The hotel's convenient location was a highlight for many guests
Cons
  • Some guests complained of no air conditioning in some rooms
  • Some guests felt the rooms could use updating
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 22, 2012
Overview
Port Augusta Inn and Suites is located across the street from St. Joseph's Hospital. It offers budget accommodations, which makes it well-suited to travellers looking for an economical stay near the hospital.

This hotel offers 66 rooms (some of which allow smoking) over two floors. Standard rooms include a TV, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a fridge, a coffeemaker and one or two queen beds. Air conditioning, a balcony, a king bed, and a kitchenette are available in some rooms. Two-bedroom suites feature a full kitchen and a living room area. Free Wi-Fi and local calls are available in all rooms. Pets are allowed for an additional $10 per night.

Amenities at this hotel include a seasonal heated outdoor pool. Complimentary continental breakfast and free parking are available to all guests.

This hotel is about a 15-minute drive from the Inland Island Highway and
1 km or a 15-minute walk to the downtown area. There is a restaurant next door and several others within 1 km and Filberg Park is a 5-minute drive away. Mount Washington Alpine Resort and Strathcona Park are a 55-minute drive away while Comox Valley Airport and CFB Comox can be reached in 15-minutes by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by hotel staff on November 22, 2012: 66 rooms, no restaurant on site.
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The Good
Many reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the staff, the rooms, the value and the location.

The hotel staff received many compliments. Guests mentioned the staff were friendly, helpful and accommodating. Often when reviews had negative comments about other aspects of the hotel the staff were still commended for their customer service.

Many guests felt the rooms were spacious, comfortable and clean. Some guests appreciated the mountain view from rooms on the front/west side of the building.

Many guests appreciated the complimentary continental breakfast and felt it increased the hotel's value. Overall, many felt the hotel offered good value for the price they paid.

The hotel's proximity to the hospital, the airport and the downtown area was considered a convenience by many guests.
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The Bad
Although this hotel received many positive reviews, some negative points focused on the lack of air conditioning in some rooms and the age of the hotel.

Some guests complained of no air conditioning units in certain rooms and recommend that future guests request a room with air conditioning.

Some guests felt that rooms were in need of upgrading. Bathrooms, window screens, carpets and furnishings were all aspects that received occasional negative mention throughout reviews.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 1 hotels and rated it 4 out of 5 based on 32 guest reviews.

Booking.com rated this hotel 8.5 out of 10 based on 63 guest reviews.

Hotels.com rated this hotel 3.9 out of 5 based on 18 guest reviews.

Verified by hotel staff on November 22, 2012: 66 rooms, no restaurant on site.
Editor's Analysis by Steph J.
Analyzed by Steph J.
Stephanie lives on Vancouver Island, BC, where she enjoys all things West Coast. She has daydreamed about travelling since childhood and has visited over a dozen countries since, but Canada is always at the top of her list.
Guest Reviews
8.0
Very Good

Rated 8.0/10 based on 51 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 1 hotels in Comox

Map Marker Port Augusta Inn and Suites
2082 Comox Avenue, Comox, BC