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Central location, clean rooms, reasonable room rates, and in-suite kitchenettes

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring the town on foot
  • Many reviewers found the in-suite kitchenettes to be a value-added feature
Cons
  • A few guests thought that the in-room decor was dated
  • A few reviewers complained that their beds were uncomfortable
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 19, 2012
Overview
This hotel is situated within the town of Radium Hot Springs, a 3-minute walk from hiking trails (Old Coach Trail) and a 5-minute walk from shops and restaurants. According to reviewers, this hotel offers reasonable room rates and is ideal for guests who are travelling on a budget.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all 26 rooms include free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker with free coffee, a flat-screen TV, and air conditioning. Suites at this property also include a jetted tub or a fireplace. Family suites accommodate up to 4 people and include a kitchenette. Rooms and suites are furnished with either 2 queen beds or a 1 queen bed and a sofabed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted at no additional charge. There is no on-site restaurant. On-site amenities include community BBQs and a gazebo. 

The Radium Hot Springs Visitor's Centre and access to the Valley View Trail (hiking) are both located within a 5-minute walk. Radium Resort Springs Golf Course is a 10-minute walk away.

The Radium Hot Springs pools (largest hot spring pools in Canada) are 6 minutes away by car. The Dogleg Lake (snowmobile trails) is a 30-minute drive away, while Panorama Ski Resort is 40 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Positive reviews for this hotel outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and few reviewers found their rooms to be spacious. A couple of guests mentioned that their rooms were quiet.

The staff at this hotel were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk staff as friendly, welcoming, accommodating, helpful, genuine, and quick to provide recommendations.

Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the town area on foot and guests mentioned walking to shops and restaurants.

Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. Reviewers specifically mentioned the in-suite kitchenettes (in the family suites) as well equipped and considered them a value-added feature. 
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a couple of common concerns and a few isolated complaints found.

A few guests thought that the in-room decor was dated and a couple of reviewers noticed stained carpeting.

A few reviewers complained that their beds were uncomfortable and one guest described his bed as "soft and lumpy".

Isolated complaints included: an ineffective in-room air conditioning unit, a mini-fridge was not in working order, and a guest room had burned out light bulbs.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.6 out of 5.0, with 69% of 13 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #17 out of 22 properties in Radium Hot Springs, from 38 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.8 out of 5.0, based on 37 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.
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Map Marker Motel Bavaria
4872 Mckay Street, Radium Hot Springs, BC