This hotel is located on a major thoroughfare (Highway 97) and is situated among other hotels in an otherwise residential area of Prince George. Access to the Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16), another major thoroughfare, is less than a 1-minute drive from the property. The proximity of this hotel to major highways makes this property ideal for guests who prefer to commute to nearby attractions and destinations by car.
This property is 100% smoke free and all 74 rooms include a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view movies, free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, free bottled water, individual climate control, an iron and ironing board, and free newspapers. Select rooms may also include a jetted tub, kitchenette, gas fireplace, or vaulted ceilings.
Free parking is available on-site and pets are not permitted.
The on-site Blackwater Dining Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Room service is also available.
Other amenities at this hotel include a business centre with fax, print, and copy services (extra fees may apply), an ATM, safe deposit boxes, a fitness centre, an indoor pool, a hot tub, in-room massage services (extra fees apply), and dry cleaning services (extra fees apply).
Nearby attractions within a 2-minute drive of this hotel include the Treasure Cove Casino (table games, slots, bingo, dining, and live entertainment), the Prince George Playhouse (performing arts venue) and Pine Centre Mall (department stores, retail shopping, restaurants, and a drug store).
Downtown Prince George, which features the Prince George Coliseum, VIA Rail Station, Greyhound bus station, nightlife, and shopping, is about an 8-minute drive from this hotel. The University of Northern British Columbia is 12 minutes away by car, while the Prince George Airport (YXS) is a 20-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Among the reviews used for this analysis, positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative reviews.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and spacious. A few reviewers thought that their rooms were well appointed with modern furnishings. Many guests mentioned that their beds were comfortable. Several guests found their rooms to be quiet, however not all guests had this same experience (see below for more details).
The staff was frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly, helpful, sincere, accommodating, and professional.
Several guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent. Reviewers mentioned the following amenities as value-added features: ample free parking, in-room mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi, effective in-room air conditioning, free bottled water, fast elevators, the indoor pool and hot tub, and the fitness centre.
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this property greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a couple of common concerns.
A few guests complained about the food from the on-site restaurant and from room service. One reviewer complained that the restaurant closed earlier than its posted hours of operation.
While several guests found this hotel to offer good value (see above for more details), a couple of reviewers found the room rates to be expensive.
Several guests, as mentioned above, described their rooms as quiet, but a couple of reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms.
gave this hotel an average score of 8.6 out of 10, from 16 guest reviews.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #3 out of 23 properties in Prince George, from 57 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.7 out of 5.0, based on 17 guest reviews.