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Barriere Motor Inn

5.1 | Mediocre | #1 out of 1 hotels in Barriere

Basic motel in Barriere on Hwy 5 with restaurant and free Wi-Fi, but mixed reviews

  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • The front desk agents were complimented for their friendly service by several guests
  • Guests were pleased overall with the price
  • Some guests said their beds were comfortable
  • Many guests thought that their rooms were small
  • Guests gave mixed opinions about the rooms, some saying dirty and in need of repair and some saying clean
  • Guest comments were mixed about the restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Mar 2, 2015
This hotel is situated on the Southern Yellowhead Highway (Highway 5). This property is well located for guests who are looking to explore the area by car. 

Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, an iron and ironing board, an alarm clock and air conditioning. Rooms are furnished with two double beds or one queen bed.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per stay.

The on-site Armour Mountain Restaurant and Pub serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Other on-site amenities include a hot tub, an ATM, an ice/vending machine and a common BBQ area.

The Barriere and District Health Centre, a grocery store and a drug store all about 4 minutes away by car. The Chinook Cove Golf Course and access to the Barriere River are both a 7-minute drive away, while Both the Bonaparte Provincial Park and the Sun Peaks ski resort are about an hour away by car. The Kamloops Airport (YKW) is a 55-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps) 
The Good
Many guests indicated that this hotel was appropriate and well priced for an overnight stay, among the reviews used for this analysis. Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

Many reviewers described their rooms as basic but clean. A couple of guests thought that their beds were clean and comfortable.

Many guests praised the food, wait staff and reasonable prices at the on-site restaurant. One reviewer said that the "food was amazing".

Several guests complimented the front desk agents for their friendly service.
The Bad
Reviews were largely mixed with guests stating the opposite at times, although it seemed that more guests (in the reviews read) had negative things to say about room cleanliness, upkeep and the restaurant/bar.

Complaints consisted of small rooms, dirty rooms, old/stained bedding, smoke smells, rooms that needed renovation and poor quality renovations done in some rooms.

A couple of guests were disturbed by traffic noise from the highway but others pointed out that it was quiet even though adjacent to the highway.
Show Sources
Sources gave this hotel an average score of 4 out of 5, with 100% of 7 guests recommending the property. ranked this hotel #3 out of 3 properties in Barriere, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 13 reviews. gave this property an average score of 6.7 out of 10, based on 8 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
5.1 / out of 10
Ranked by Guests
1 / out of 1
hotels in Barriere

The average guest rating for Barriere Motor Inn is 5.1 out of 10 based on 44 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Barriere Motor Inn at #1 out of 1 hotels in Barriere.

Map Marker Barriere Motor Inn
4347 Yellowhead Highway, Barriere, BC