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Howe Sound Inn

8.0 | Very Good
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Popular and pet-friendly Squamish inn near harbour with restaurant and scenic views

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests enjoyed their clean and charming rooms
  • Numerous reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's on-site restaurant was praised for the price and quality of the food
Cons
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 5, 2014
Overview
Located a 1-minute walk from Squamish's harbour and about a 3-minute drive from the nearest Highway 99 interchange in downtown Squamish, the Howe Sound Inn is popular with business and vacation travellers who require a centrally-located boutique-style hotel with meeting/banquet facilities and easy highway access.

This hotel has 20 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one queen or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker and hair dryer. Pet-friendly rooms are available for an additional $25 per night, and the hotel does not offer wheelchair accessibility.

The hotel also offers an on-site brewery, a sauna, photocopy and fax services, meeting/banquet space, and free parking. On-site dining is available at The Brew Pub (open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner). 

Stawamus Chief Mountain is about an 8-minute drive southeast of the hotel, while West Coast Railway Heritage Park is roughly 4 minutes away by car Whistler Mountain is about a 45-minute drive north of the hotel, and Squamish Airport (YSE) is a 15-minute drive northward. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on March 11, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pet-friendly rooms available for $25/night extra, not wheelchair accessible.
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The Good
The majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive with praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff and on-site restaurant.

Many reviewers praised the hotel's rooms. They were described as clean, nicely decorated and charming, with beautiful mountain views and comfortable beds.

The hotel's staff were the source of numerous compliments by lodgers who characterized them as efficient, friendly and helpful, providing an easy check in service. 

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's on-site restaurant. It was described as having great prices, good value, delicious food and an excellent selection of beer.
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The Bad
While the majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis complimented this hotel, there were a couple of complaints about noise transfer.

While the majority of reviewers found their rooms to be quiet, some patrons complained about noise transfer. They reported being able to hear TVs and guests talking in adjacent rooms, as well as plumbing noises.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 out of 10 Squamish B&B and Inns from 34 guest reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.3 out of 10 from 35 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 11, 2013 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.
Guest Reviews
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Map Marker Howe Sound Inn
37801 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish, BC