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Centrally located, indoor pool, well-appointed rooms, and good value

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free local calls, and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and attentive service
  • Several reviewers described their beds as comfortable
  • A few guests thought that this hotel offered good value for the money they spent
Cons
  • A couple of reviewers found the Wi-Fi service to be slow
  • A couple of guests complained about unpleasant odours in their rooms
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Parking
Rates & Availability
Editor's Analysis
Updated Sep 13, 2012
Overview
This hotel is located in downtown Prince George and is ideal for business travellers looking to access nearby offices and government buildings. The location is also ideal for tourists who prefer to explore the downtown area on foot. There are several restaurants and shopping venues within a 5-minute walk of this hotel.

This property is 100% smoke free and all 193 rooms and suites include free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, free local calls, a work desk, free newspapers, and a safe. Select rooms and suites also include hot tubs and/or heated bathroom floors. Suites offer more spacious accommodations and include a microwave and a mini-fridge in addition to the standard amenities. Rooms and suites may be configured with 1 king bed, 1 queen bed, or 2 queen beds.

Free valet and free self-parking are available on site. Pets are not permitted.

The on-site restaurant, Coach's Corner, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Room service is also available and this hotel has an on-site Starbucks Coffee store.

Recreational facilities at this hotel include an indoor pool, a hot tub, and a fitness centre. Other amenities include an ATM, a business centre, meeting and conference space, concierge service, dry cleaning service (extra fees apply), safe deposit boxes, and a gift shop.

The Prince George VIA Rail Station and Tourism Centre are an 8-minute walk from this hotel. The Connaught Hill Park and the Prince George Coliseum (home of the Prince George Spruce Kings Junior 'A' Hockey Club) are both a 7-minute walk from this hotel. The Parkwood Place Mall, which features a department store, grocery store, drugstore, and movie theatre, is 16 minutes away on foot. The Prince George Airport (YXS) is a 15-minute drive from this hotel. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Positive reviews for this property greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed. Several reviewers mentioned that their beds were comfortable and a couple of guests found their rooms to be quiet. Several guests thought that their rooms were well equipped with value-added features, such as flat-screen TVs and heated bathroom floors.

The staff was frequently described as friendly, helpful, attentive, and quick to respond to guest concerns and requests.

A few reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. Guests described the the indoor pool, spacious fitness facility, and on-site Starbucks Coffee store as value-added features.

A couple of guests found the location convenient for accessing downtown restaurants on foot. A couple of other reviewers mentioned that the room service was reasonably priced and prompt.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a few common concerns and a few isolated complaints.

A couple of guests complained that the Wi-Fi service was slow. A couple of other reviewers also mentioned that the computer in the business centre was slow.

A couple of guests described unpleasant odours in their rooms. One reviewer complained about an overpowering scent of air freshener, while another guest said that her room smelled mouldy.

A couple of reviewers thought that the area immediately surrounding the hotel appeared to be unsafe and these guests described being approached by panhandlers. One reviewer thought that she saw prostitutes loitering near the hotel.

Isolated complaints included: unfriendly wait staff at the on-site restaurant, a lack of shelving in the bathroom for personal items, and difficulty maintaining a comfortable in-room temperature.
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Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.7 out of 5.0, with 77% of 13 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 23 properties in Prince George, from 75 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.0 out of 5.0, based on 22 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
7.9
Good

Rated 7.9/10 based on 316 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 13 hotels in Prince George

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9 out of 10 | Barbara stayed August 10, 2005

"Loved the heated bathroom floor !!!"

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4 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed August 09, 2004

Map Marker Ramada Hotel Downtown Prince George
444 George Street, Prince George, BC