Updated Dec 17, 2012
Canadas Best Value Westward Inn is located next to the Fraser Highway and Langley Bypass/Highway 10 intersection, across the street from Willowbrook Shopping Centre. It offers basic accommodations which may appeal to those wanting a no-frills stay close to shopping and major roads.
This hotel offers 52 ground floor rooms and suites (some of which allow smoking). Standard room amenities include a TV and one queen or two double beds. Suites feature a front room with a queen bed and a separate bedroom with a double bed. Some rooms and suites include a kitchen. Free Wi-Fi and local calls are available in all rooms. Pets are allowed for an additional $5 per night.
Amenities at this hotel include a BBQ area, guest-operated laundry and free parking.Several restaurants are within a 5-minute walk of the hotel while the downtown area and Cascades Casino can be reached in about 5-minutes by car. Kwantlen Polytechnic University is also a 5-minute drive away. The village of Fort Langley and Fort Langley National Historic Site can be reached in about 15 minutes by car. The Greater Vancouver Zoo is 20-minute drive away while Abbotsford Airport (YXX) can be reached in about 30 minutes by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)Verified by hotel staff on December 16, 2012: 52 rooms, BBQ area, guest laundry, free Wi-Fi, free parking.
Most reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the location, the staff, the rooms and the price.
Many guests appreciated that this hotel was located across the street from a shopping centre and that there were several restaurants within walking distance. It was also noted that it was in an easy access location next to a major highway intersection.
Despite a couple of isolated comments about rude staff, some guests felt the staff were very friendly and helpful. They appreciated that the staff were eager to give driving directions and restaurant recommendations.
Many guests felt the rooms were clean, well-maintained and comfortable. A few guests appreciated the wall-mounted flat screen TVs in some rooms.
Although some guests complained of the hotel being quite basic, many agreed that its price reflected the quality of the hotel and that it was very inexpensive compared to other nearby options.
Although many reviews used for this analysis were positive, some negative points focused on the smell in some rooms and the amenities and features of the hotel.
Some guests felt that their room smelled strongly of air freshener. It was felt that the air fresheners were used to mask unpleasant smells like cigarette smoke and mustiness. A few found the smell quite overpowering.
Some guests complained that the hotel was very basic and had little in the way of amenities (i.e no. on-site restaurant, pool or breakfast). A few who stayed in standard rooms complained that there room was small and did not include a fridge or microwave.
ranked this hotel #10 out of 12 hotels and rated it 3.5 out of 5 based on 10 guest reviews.
rated this hotel 7.9 out of 10 based on 37 guest reviews.Hotels.com
rated this hotel 4.8 out of 5 based on 5 guest reviews.Expedia.com
rated this hotel 4.3 out of 5 based on 4 guest reviews.Verified by hotel staff on December 16, 2012: 52 rooms, BBQ area, guest laundry, free Wi-Fi, free parking.