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Merritt Travelodge

6.6 | Fair | #4 out of 5 hotels in Merritt
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Clean Merritt motel with indoor pool, kitchens and popular Japanese restaurant

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Location was an easy drive to the highway, and downtown with restaurants in walking distance
  • Staff were courteous, attentive and helpful
  • The Japanese restaurant on site was well liked by travellers
  • Many appreciated the value of this hotel
  • Wi-Fi was rated good
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Some said rooms were dated
  • A few complained of noise disturbances from nearby rooms or outside traffic
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Sep 8, 2017
Overview
Hotel’s location: This budget motel is located along Hwy 5A, near restaurants and a 3-minute drive from Merritt’s city centre.

The hotel has 34 smoke-free rooms on 3 floors with no elevator.

All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a flat screen TV with cable, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, windows that open and climate control.

Some rooms include a sofabed, a separate bedroom, a living room, a fireplace, a full kitchen, a table and chairs, and a 2-person hot tub. Accessible rooms are available.

Rooms are furnished with 1 or 2 queen beds or 1 king bed.

Free outdoor parking is on site for cars and oversize vehicles.

Pets are welcome for $10 per pet, per night.

A free continental breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 9:30 am.

Restaurant on site: Nicola Sushi Restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Off-site restaurants: Home Restaurant is a 1-minute walk, and DQ Grill & Chill and Home Town Buffet (Chinese/American) are both a 5-minute walk. Game On Sports Bar and Grill is a 7-minute walk.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, an indoor hot tub, ice machine, beverage vending machines, a 24-hour front desk, free local newspapers, and a meeting room.

What’s nearby?
Nicola Valley Memorial Arena and Baillie House Museum are both a 3-minute drive. Nicola Valley Institute of Technology is a 2-minute drive from the hotel. Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and Merritt Golf and Country Club are both 4 minutes’ drive. Nicola Lake (boating and fishing) and Monck Provincial Park (hiking) are both 20 minutes by car.

Getting around: The Coquihalla Hwy is a 1-minute drive. Merritt Airport (YMB) is a 2-minute drive. Kamloops Airport (YKA) is just over an hour’s drive. (All travel times: Google Maps)

Confirmed by hotel Sept 7, 2017: breakfast hours, breakfast room available as a meeting room

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The Good
Guests typically found this motel to provide a clean and comfortable room and pleasant staff for a quick stopover.

Rooms were often described as clean, spacious and comfortable.

The location was handy to the highway, a short drive to downtown and an easy walk to restaurants and Starbucks.

Staff were courteous, attentive and helpful.

Breakfast was basic, but offered fresh waffles and some guests appreciated this free added convenience.

Guests also liked: no stairs to climb to access the 2nd floor from the back parking lot, lots of TV channels, and pool was well maintained.

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The Bad
Some negative feedback was posted online.

Recent room complaints were: room smelled like smoke, dim lighting, an older sofa, toilet was low to the ground, stains and burn marks in carpet, bed was hard and mattress thin.

Noise transferred from: HVAC unit, traffic, parking lot, neighbouring rooms, and rooms above.

Other comments found were: hot tub closed early at 9 pm, pool was small and cold, main areas were dated, breakfast was minimal (no eggs), and breakfast room was small/poorly laid out

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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca guest reviews ranked the hotel #8 out of 13 Merritt hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 128 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.5 out of 10 from 143 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.4 out of 5 from 137 reviews.

Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
6.6 / out of 10
"Fair"
Ranked by Guests
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4 / out of 5
hotels in Merritt

The average guest rating for Merritt Travelodge is 6.6 out of 10 based on 485 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Merritt Travelodge at #4 out of 5 hotels in Merritt.

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Map Marker Merritt Travelodge
3581 Voght Street, Merritt, BC