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8.1 | Very Good

BEST WESTERN Tower Inn

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Well-liked downtown Quesnel hotel with free Wi-Fi, pet-friendly rooms, restaurant and bar

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, parking, local calls
  • Many guests said the rooms were clean with comfortable beds
  • Guests found the location quiet but handy to restaurants, shops, the highway and the river trail
  • Staff friendly and knowledgeable, according to guests
  • Several guests said the restaurant had good food and affordable prices
  • Wi-Fi was rated as decent overall by guests
Cons
  • A few guests said the hotel was tired looking
  • A few found loud AC units
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 14, 2016
Overview
This friendly hotel is just off Hwy 97 and centrally located in the downtown area, in walking distance of shops, restaurants and the river trail. It offers a value stay with clean, comfortable rooms and on-site dining.

This smoke-free hotel features 63 rooms over 4 floors. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free wired Internet, free local calls, a flat screen TV with cable and pay-per-view movies, data ports a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and climate control. Rooms are furnished with 1 or 2 queen beds or 1 king bed. Room extras include a microwave, a DVD player, a sofabed, separate bedrooms and a double jacuzzi. Accessible rooms are also available.

Free parking with cold weather hook ups is available to all guests. Up to 2 dogs under 80 lbs are welcomed for $20 per night, to a maximum of $100 per week. Other pets types (cats, birds, etc.) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. 

Begbie's Bar and Bistro is on site, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides room service. 

Hotel amenities include a fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre, dry cleaning, safety deposit boxes, vending machines, a 24-hour front desk, an elevator and meeting rooms. 

There are several shops and restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel and West Park Mall is a 5-minute drive away. Quesnel and District Twin Arenas are an 8-minute walk and the Quesnel Museum can be reached in 12 minutes on foot. The shores of Dragon Lake can be reached in 11 minutes by car and Troll Resort is 42 minutes away by car. Quesnel Airport (YQZ) is an 8-minute drive, while Prince George Airport (YXS) can be reached in less than 1.5  hours by car. (All travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Confirmed with the front desk on August 13, 2015: all rooms have mini-fridges
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The Good
Guests typically enjoyed their stays at this older renovated hotel, which they found conveniently located and good value overall.

This hotel was well located. Many guests liked the downtown location because it was within walking distance of shops, restaurants, a liquor store, a grocery store and the paved walking trail (Fraser River). Guests usually found it quiet as well.

Guests liked the well-maintained rooms. They were described as very clean, spacious, bright and well-appointed with comfortable beds and quality linens. Some had pleasant views of the Fraser River.

Guests liked the accommodating staff. They called them polite, friendly, professional and welcoming. Guests said that they were knowledgeable about the area and able to help with questions. 

Many guests enjoyed meals or breakfast on site. They found the portions to be good and the prices reasonable. Some appreciated the 10% off voucher for guests. 

One guest summed up the hotel this way, "The tower inn is a consistently good hotel, great location, good service, with a great restaurant and fun bar."
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The Bad
Some guests complained about the older condition of the hotel.

Some guests said the carpet needed replacing and the rooms and restaurant could use an update.

On occasion guests complained about the food and service at the restaurant, describing the food as substandard and the staff as lacking in enthusiasm.

One guest said the elevator shook and rattled and some found the AC units to be loud or inefficient.

Some guests were displeased to find no free breakfast at the hotel.
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TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #4 out of 15 hotels and rated it 4 out of 5, based on 147 guest reviews.

Expedia.ca rated this hotel 4.1 out of 5 based on 20 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Steph J.
Analyzed by Steph J.
Stephanie lives on Vancouver Island, BC, where she enjoys all things West Coast. She has daydreamed about travelling since childhood and has visited over a dozen countries since, but Canada is always at the top of her list.
Guest Reviews
8.1
Very Good

Rated 8.1/10 based on 174 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 8 hotels in Quesnel

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Location
  • Quesnel Airport (5.1 km)
Map Marker BEST WESTERN Tower Inn
500 Reid Street, Quesnel, BC