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Highly praised downtown Squamish hotel with restaurant offers suites and free pet stays

  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free pet stays
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • The hotel's rates were found to be economical and affordable
  • Several lodgers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few guests
  • No in-room air conditioning or telephones were mentioned by a few reviewers
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 31, 2014
Located in downtown Squamish and a 3-minute drive from Highway 99, Hotel Squamish is suitable for travellers who require a well-priced and pet-friendly and centrally located hotel with free Wi-Fi, on-site dining and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, an iPod dock, a DVD player, a coffeemaker and a mini-fridge. Rooms with a separate bedroom, a microwave and a seating area are also available. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

Hotel amenities include a bar/lounge, free guest laundry, free parking and on-site dining at the Ruddy Duck, which serves lunch and dinner daily. Up to two pets per room are permitted free of charge. 

Woodfibre Ferry is about an 8-minute walk from the hotel, while Squamish Station offers shopping 3 minutes away by car. Stawamus Chief Provincial Park is roughly an 8-minute drive away and Squamish Airport (YSE) is a 14-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, 2 pets/room free, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 5, 2014)
The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rates, rooms and location.

The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers, who found them friendly, attentive and accommodating. One patron noted, "The staff were warm and friendly and really went out of their way to make sure that all our travel needs were met".

Numerous lodgers were pleased with the hotel's rates. They were described as great, reasonable, affordable and economical.

Several travellers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped, quiet and cozy, with strong water pressure, good Wi-Fi and comfortable beds. A few patrons did have complaints about their rooms, however (see below).

The hotel's location was convenient for several guests. They described it as central and close to downtown Squamish, Whistler, a liquor store, restaurants and shopping.
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.

A few guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noise in rooms above the hotel's bar, as well as noise from guests in adjacent rooms and the hallways. 

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few lodgers had complaints about their accommodations. They reported no air conditioning, inconsistent shower temperatures, no in-room phones and weak Wi-Fi signals.

Show Sources
Sources guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 67 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 of 9 Squamish hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 40 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 14 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 5, 2014 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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37991 2nd Avenue, Squamish, BC