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South business district hotel with indoor pool and two on-site restaurants

  • Free Wi-Fi and parking
  • Many guests thought the rooms were clean and comfortable
  • The staff were complimented by many guests
  • Some guests thought the hotel was conveniently located near shops and restauants
  • Many guests liked the on-site restaurants
  • Many guests thought the rooms needed upgraded furniture, fixtures and decor
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 13, 2013
Sandman Hotel Quesnel is located in the south business district, two blocks from Highway 97. The hotel offers a pool and two on-site restaurants, which may appeal to those wanting accommodations with dining and recreation on the premises. The business centre and meeting and conference facilities may also make it a good choice for those travelling on business.

This hotel offers 106 rooms over four floors. Standard room features include a TV, a table and two arm chairs, air conditioning, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker and either two double beds or one queen bed. Upgraded rooms feature a king bed, a sofabed, a microwave, a fridge and a bar sink. One-bedroom suites include a separate living room area with sofabed and a fridge, microwave and bar sink. Free Wi-Fi and local calls are available in every room. Pets are allowed for an additional $10 per night.

Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, meeting and conference facilities, a business centre and free parking. On-site dining options are Denny's 24 Hour Restaurant and Shark Club Bar and Grill, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

There is a mall, a Walmart and some shops and restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel. The downtown core, Quesnel and District Twin Arenas and West Park Mall are each about a 10-minute drive away. The shores of Dragon Lake can be reached in about 5-minutes by car while Troll Resort is about a one and a half hour drive away. Quesnel Airport (YQZ) can be reached in 15 minutes by car and Prince George Airport (YXS) is a one and a half hour drive from the hotel. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The Good
The majority of reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the rooms, the staff and the location.

Although there were many complaints that the hotel was dated and aspects of the rooms needed upgrading, many guests did think that the rooms were clean and comfortable.

The staff were complimented by many guests for being friendly and accommodating.

Some guests appreciated that the hotel was nearby shops, restaurants, a gas station and a Walmart. Several mentioned it was easy to run out and grab something (i.e. food or supplies) if needed.

Many guests liked that there were two restaurants on site and said that both had good food and service.
The Bad
Although the majority of reviews used for this analysis were positive, one common complaint focused on the hotel's need for updates.

Many guests felt that the hotel was a bit worn and starting to show its age. Although the lobby and exterior were described as modern and well-maintained, many guests were shocked to find that the rooms did not match the curb appeal. Guests suggested new TVs, linens, paint, flooring and air conditioning units as well as adding a desk, fridge and microwave to every room.

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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

Rated 7.3/10 based on 141 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 8 hotels in Quesnel

Map Marker Sandman Hotel Quesnel
940 Chew Road, Quesnel, BC