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Centrally located in the town centre, on-site restaurant, no air conditioning

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers described their rooms as clean
  • A few guests found the location convenient for exploring the town area on foot
Cons
  • Several guests complained that the rooms were not equipped with air conditioning
  • A couple of reviewers said that the carpeting in the halls was worn
  • A couple of guests thought that the surrounding neighbourhood seemed unsafe
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 25, 2013
Overview
This property is situated among shopping and restaurants in the town centre area of Squamish. Offering no on-site recreational facilities, like a pool or fitness centre, this hotel is well suited for guests looking to spend their time exploring the area.

This hotel is smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, bathrobes and slippers, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. This hotel does not offer accessible rooms. Some rooms are located at ground level, while others are on a second floor that is accessible only by stairs.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

The on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. This hotel also has an on-site nightclub. A free breakfast is included with select room packages. Other on-site amenities include a beer and wine store and an ATM.

The waterfront area is less than a 1-minute walk away, while the Squamish Yacht Club is 6 minutes away on foot. The Sea-to-Sky Highway (or Highway 99) is about a 2-minute drive away, while Britannia Beach is about an 11-minute drive away. The Squamish Airport (YSE) is a 15- to 20-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable.

The staff were frequently complimented for their helpful and attentive service.

Several guests described their rooms as clean and generally comfortable. While this hotel does have an on-site bar, several reviewers said they were pleasantly surprised by how quiet their rooms were at night.

A few reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the town area on foot and one guest mentioned finding restaurants and gift shops within walking distance. 

However, there were a couple of complaints about location and several complaints about the lack of air conditioning (see below for more details).
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

Several guests complained that the rooms were not equipped with air conditioning, while a couple of reviewers noticed that the carpeting in the halls was worn.

A couple of reviewers thought that the surrounding neighbourhood seemed unsafe.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.2 out of 5, with 76% of 17 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #8 out of 10 B&B and Inns in Squamish, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 11 reviews.

Booking.com gave this hotel an average score of 7.1 out of 10, based on 40 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
5.8
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7 / out of 8
hotels in Squamish

Rated 5.8/10 based on 72 reviews

Ranked #7 out of 8 hotels in Squamish

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Map Marker Chieftain Hotel
38005 Cleveland Avenue South, Squamish, BC