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Clean, convenient location, but concerns with high price and breakfast selection

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Most guests were pleased with the cleanliness of their rooms
  • The location was characterized as convenient by several reviewers
Cons
  • Some guests felt the price was slightly high for what they received
  • A few guests were disappointed by the selection of the free continental breakfast
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Aug 13, 2012
Overview
Located just south of Trans Canada Highway 1, the Quality Inn Kamloops is popular with those travelling to sports tournaments, and well as those making a short stopover between destinations.

This hotel has 63 guest rooms and suites on 2 floors, and offers free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, cable TV, air-conditioning, coffeemaker and hair dryer. Suites contain additional amenities such as jacuzzi tubs, refrigerators and microwaves. The hotel has an outdoor heated pool, indoor sauna and whirlpool, as well as an exercise room and business centre. Parking is free, and accessible rooms are available upon request. Pet-friendly rooms are also available for an additional fee of $10 per night.

The Quality Inn Kamloops is situated a short distance to several golf courses, including Sun Rivers and Mount Paul Golf Courses, both roughly an 11-minute drive northeast from the hotel. Other nearby attractions include Tournament Capital Centre and Thompson Rivers University (both a 7-minute drive north of the hotel), and BC Wildlife Park (21 minutes driving time).

Many dining options can be found in close proximity, including ABC Country Restaurant, Joey's Only Seafood Restaurant, and Vittorio's Italian Restaurant, which are all situated within 100 metres of the hotel.

Shopping is availabe at Aberdeen Village Centre (roughly 4 minutes driving time), Columbia Place Shopping Centre, and Tudor Village (both within a 6-minute drive northeast of the hotel). (All distances and travel time estimates - Google Maps).

Verified with a Front Desk Agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets allowed for an additional $10 per night fee. (Call date: August 4th, 2012).

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The Good
Guest reviews, of those used for this analysis, showed a positive response to the hotel's cleanliness, location, and staff.

Most reviewers found their rooms to be clean, and also commented positively on the general up-keep of the property.  The beds and bedding were also complimented for their comfort by some guests.

Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location, in relation to its close proximity to several dining options. These guests described many restaurants as being within walking distance, and also mentioned that shopping was close by.

Many guests complimented the front desk staff, characterizing them as helpful and "always smiling". One guest described his arrival as "met with a warm welcome".
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The Bad
Negative reviews found for this analysis mentioned the hotel's price and continental breakfast.

Some guests felt the cost of the Quality Inn Kamloops was slightly overpriced for what they received, however an equal amount guests were pleased that the price of their stay included a free continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

A few reviewers were disappointed with the quantity of items offered in the free continental breakfast, however it is important to note that recent reviews reported the breakfast had been upgraded within the last few months (as of April 2012) and now includes other items such as hard boiled eggs and waffles.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #28 out of 53 Kamloops hotels from 17 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.7 out of 10 from 45 reviews.

Verified with a Front Desk Agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets allowed for an additional $10 per night fee. (Call date: August 5th, 2012).
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
6.7
Fair

Rated 6.7/10 based on 40 reviews

Ranked #31 out of 38 hotels in Kamloops


7 out of 10 | William cecil stayed October 10, 2011

"Good value for the cost - clean, good mattress, quiet. Breakfast was okay - a bit meagre."

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9 out of 10 | Jacquie stayed July 24, 2011


8 out of 10 | James stayed July 16, 2011

"Great family suites at the Quality Inn Kamloops"

"The room was a good size and the layout was perfect. We had a great time swimming in the pool and the staff were helpful and courteous."

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4 out of 10 | Dieter stayed July 09, 2010

"try to move the luggage trolley into the hotel, then you know"

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8 out of 10 | Sherry stayed May 23, 2010

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9 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed October 04, 2009


9 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed July 30, 2006

"clean and cheerful"

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8 out of 10 | Gareth stayed October 26, 2005

"Hotel had a second floor but no elevator, so might cause problems for people with disabilities/wheelchairs. We had lots of baggage because we have 4 young children and it was a bit of work up lugging it all up to the second floor."

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Map Marker Quality Inn Kamloops
1860 Rogers Place, Kamloops, BC