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The Plaza Heritage Hotel

8.6 | Very Good
MAP

Downtown Kamloops hotel with free breakfast, great staff, clean/updated rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Many lodgers praised their clean and updated rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was praised for its quality
Cons
  • Some lodgers reported noise transfer during their stay
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 21, 2013
Overview
Located about a 6-minute walk from Kamloops' city centre and a 6-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp, The Plaza Heritage Hotel is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer a centrally located hotel with meeting/banquet space, a free breakfast and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, free worldwide long-distance calls, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Microwaves are available upon request. Rooms with a sitting area and a sofabed are also offered and the hotel does not have wheelchair-accessible rooms.

Hotel amenities include meeting/banquet space, a business centre, laundry services, a barber shop, a liquor store, a free breakfast and on-site dining at Fireside Steakhouse and Grill, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Parking is an additional $5 per day and pets are permitted for $20 per pet, per night.

Lake City Casino is about a 3-minute walk from the hotel, while Thompson Park Shopping Mall can be found 2 minutes away on foot. Riverside Park is roughly a 3-minute drive away and Kamloops Airport (YKA) is 17 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, parking $5/night, pets $20/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 9, 2013)

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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, breakfast and value.

Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as friendly, helpful, knowledgeable, professional and efficient.

The hotel's accommodations were praised by numerous travellers. They described their rooms as clean, updated, quiet, well maintained and well equipped, with comfortable beds and strong Wi-Fi. A few patrons had complaints about their lodgings, however, (see below).

The hotel's free breakfast was enjoyed by several reviewers. They found it to be extensive, outstanding, delicious and fresh.

Several patron complimented the hotel's value. They described the rates as reasonable and low, and also cited the free breakfast as adding to the overall worth of the hotel. One guest remarked, "From refreshing punch on the desk as we arrived through to warm home baked muffins as we left, the whole experience was lovely. Phone calls were free (yes,really!) even home to the UK, there was a coupon for a free appetiser in the restaurant attached to the hotel (best meal we've had all week!) a 10% off voucher for the liquor store next door".
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.

Some guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported noise in rooms near the elevator, as well as noisy in-room air conditioning, street noise and noise from guests in the hallways. 

Although the majority of reviewers enjoyed their clean and updated rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported small-sized rooms as well as inefficient in-room air-conditioning units. 
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Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.1 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 230 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.7 out of 10 from 229 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 of 53 Kamloops hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 155 reviews.

The author called the hotel on November 9, 2013 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
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hotels in Kamloops

Rated 8.6/10 based on 1668 reviews

Ranked #4 out of 38 hotels in Kamloops

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Map Marker The Plaza Heritage Hotel
405 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC