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Squamish Budget Inn

3.6 | Very Poor
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Downtown Squamish hotel,  good rates, friendly staff, mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to downtown Squamish, restaurants and shopping
  • Several guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel's rates were found to be cheap and inexpensive
Cons
  • Some guests reported worn rooms and cleaning issues
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 14, 2014
Overview
Located about a 2-minute drive from Squamish's city centre and a 3-minute drive from the nearest Highway 99 on-ramp, the Squamish Budget Inn is geared towards travellers who require an economical, pet-friendly and centrally located hotel with extended kitchen amenities, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access. 

Each of the hotel's guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk and an iron and ironing board. Rooms with a kitchenette and air conditioning are also available, are are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms. 

The hotel also offers 24-hour reception, BBQ facilities, vending machines and free parking. Pets are permitted upon request free of charge. 

Chieftain Centre Mall can be found about a 4-minute walk away, while Stawamus Chief Provincial Park is 7 minutes away by car. Squamish Transit is roughly a 6-minute drive from the hotel 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, pets free upon request, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 10, 2014)
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The Good
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's location, staff and rates.

The hotel's location was convenient for many lodgers. They described it as central and close to downtown Squamish, restaurants, shopping and Squamish Transit.

Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received, and characterized the staff as friendly, helpful and responsive. One patron remarked, "The owners of the Inn are very, very friendly and go out of their way to help you where they can. They spent a while being put on hold while they voluntarily called up the Greyhound bus service for me, something I really appreciated".

The hotel's rates were appreciated by several guests. They were described as great, cheap, budget friendly and inexpensive.
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The Bad
Guest critiques sourced for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms.

Although some lodgers were satisfied with their clean and quiet rooms, some reviewers criticized their accommodations. They reported small rooms and bathrooms, cleaning issues, worn bathrooms, no air conditioning in some rooms, plumbing issues and street noise.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 5.1 out of 10 from 13 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #8 of 9 Squamish hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 11 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 10, 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.
Guest Reviews
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38012 Third Ave, Squamish, BC