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Balfour Beach Inn & Motel

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Port Hardy, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2011

There were socks under the bed that where NOT mine and certain hairs in the bathroom again NOT mine...plus broken glass on the bathroom floor makes one wonder if a broom is part of the cleaning regime. There was no service just confused individuals that would refer you to a manger that no one seen nor knew how to reach....

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3Thank Chips007
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2011

It was just awful. I slept with my clothes on all night. Bathroom towel rod broken towles hung from a rusty shower rod. No supplies what so ever. Pillow on bed as old as the hill. I can't see how they are allowed to get a License to rent out rooms.

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2Thank 154913Sunshine
Nelson, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2011

Great location on the beach near the ferry terminal in Balfour. The building is old, and in need of either a major Reno or torn down. Beds uncomfortable, carpets and counters dirty, room had unpleasant odor. All this for $120 night. Bring a tent and stay at Kokanee creek provincial Park instead.

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2Thank AJay1974
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 June 2011

We came back for our 3rd stay in May, 2011. The hotel has undergone some changes for sure. They are in the process of renovating so we found our room had some new paint, new bedding, new curtains and artwork on the wall which was great. There are no pets left here anymore and we were very happy to find...

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2Thank BerryBubbles
Clagary, Alberta
Reviewed 9 May 2011

We have stayed at Balfour Beach Inn several times. The location is fantastic, however, our overall experience has not been very good. More than once we have made a reservation, only to arrive and find that they have no record of it. On our most recent stay, it took us a very long time to check in due to the...

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1Thank MustCTheWorld
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 16 August 2010

The Balfour Beach Inn is a modest motel style accommodation. The rooms have a kitchenette though they are well within the average price for a room without. The restaurant and bar have a cozy local flair. The view of the lake from the deck is truly lovely, the entire setting is a great experience. If you are looking for a...

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3Thank shambalamb
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2010

I stayed here for 3 nights in Feb on a ski tour, and found the staff to be sincere and friendly, This Hotel is a true gem for it has a good room, that steps out to fantastic scenery where wild life abounds, including Eagles, Osprey, Herons. The food in the restruant and in the Bar is excellent. The coffee...

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2Thank Nolan_10
British Columbia
Reviewed 1 May 2010

We booked a room here because we were attending a wedding at a nearby lodge which was already completely booked up for the weekend. The front enterance to our room was COVERED in cob webs and huge disgusting spiders.. it was clear that this room had not even been entered in atleast a month! Inside it smelled musty and like...

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Thank missbctraveler
Calgary
Reviewed 24 October 2009

Sleeping rooms beyond being simply tired. Upon entering, room had musty odour, killed 19 cedar beetles, and plumbing/.appliances generally in poor repair and/or non-functional. Would definitely not recommend.

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Thank AllanMac2001
Reviewed 21 September 2009

This is a tired out old motel charging $100.00 a night for $40.00 a night value. The carpets are filthy, the combo stove and refridgerator were rusted and not working ( no fridge ,1 element worked ) A second bar fridge was provided. The futon that serves as the second bed and front room couch was threadbare and worn out....

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Additional Information about Balfour Beach Inn & Motel

Address: 8406 Busk Road | Box 137, Balfour, British Columbia V0G 1C0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Balfour
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Balfour Beach Inn & Motel Kootenay Rockies
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“This was solely a visit for a meal so I guess I should have reviewed as a restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles theoldbrowni, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Do NOT stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles yoyoyo604, 11 Jan 2013 | Read review
“There are no especially good situated rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JocelynF471, 31 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Search for a motel that lists how old it is.”
 of 5 bubbles jimB763, 29 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Camp at a local provincial park.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaliseN, 10 May 2012 | Read review
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