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Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel

No-frills Sidney hotel with restaurant

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
A$177

Restrictions related to your trip

British Columbia may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
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8.6.Fabulous.
  • It is a nice hotel with great staff and a great location

    Jan. 29, 2021

  • Very clean, friendly staff. Would definitely stay again.

    Oct. 18, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to We Care Clean (Best Western) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Convenient
Easy parking
Safe
Shopping
Walkable
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking
  • Gym
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 64 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Business center

For families

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

What’s around

  • Mary Winspear Centre - 2 min walk
  • Sidney Museum and Archives - 3 min walk
  • Sidney Skatepark - 4 min walk
  • Iroquois Park - 7 min walk
  • Victoria Distillers - 8 min walk
  • Port Sidney Marina - 9 min walk
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (with Sofabed)
  • Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Location

  • Mary Winspear Centre - 2 min walk
  • Sidney Museum and Archives - 3 min walk
  • Sidney Skatepark - 4 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Mary Winspear Centre - 2 min walk
  • Sidney Museum and Archives - 3 min walk
  • Sidney Skatepark - 4 min walk
  • Iroquois Park - 7 min walk
  • Victoria Distillers - 8 min walk
  • Port Sidney Marina - 9 min walk
  • Sidney-Washington State Ferry Terminal - 11 min walk
  • Brethour Park - 19 min walk
  • British Columbia Aviation Museum - 27 min walk
  • Rotary Park - 28 min walk
  • Shoal Harbour Bird Sanctuary - 1.5 mi / 2.4 km

Getting around

  • Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 5 min drive
  • Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base) - 79 min drive
  • Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 174 min drive
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base) - 86 min drive
  • Maple Bay, BC (YAQ-Maple Bay Seaplane Base) - 76 min drive
  • Ganges, BC (YGG-Ganges Harbour Seaplane Base) - 86 min drive
  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) - 102 min drive
  • Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 25 min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) - 133 min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 64 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • British Columbia may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Children

  • Children (15 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lbs)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 1985
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby

Accessibility

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 42-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Smittys Family Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. A children's menu is available.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Small print

Also known as

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  • Emerald Isle Best Western
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Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Rollaway beds are available for CAD 25.0 per night

Breakfast costs between CAD 10 and CAD 20 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 30 per pet, per night

Service animals exempt from fees

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

Pet deposit: CAD 150 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 80 lbs per pet. There's a charge of CAD 30 per pet, per night, and there's also a deposit of CAD 150 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Smittys Family Restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Serious Coffee (3-min walk), Fish on Fifth (3-min walk), and Toast Cafe (4-min walk).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center and a garden.
8.6.Fabulous.
  • 8.0.Very good

    good for a couple nights' stay

    would give it a 3 to 4 rating as the bathroom was pretty tight and tub shower rather than shower stall but was clean and the room was a little dark; it did have wood floors rather than carpet (other than an area carpet) in main area which was a nice upgrade; the kitchen was small/tight but functional; the room was clean and well stocked; the staff were very friendly and accommodating and you could see (and smell) that constant cleaning was taking place; location was perfect; walkable with grocery stores nearby; parking at hotel was easy; a bit busy of an intersection so traffic/sirens/walk signals were a little disruptive but we'd try a room elsewhere in same hotel next time; overall, was comfortable enough, clean, and great staff

    3 night family trip, Sep. 22, 2020

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    Nice Hotel. Great Staff. Nice location to take in all that Sidney has to offer. Pet Friendly. Though the cost could be a bit more competitive price wise.

    ROHGHPS/TAZO, 2 night romance trip, Sep. 4, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    Weekend getaway

    We had a very nice time.

    Andrew, 2 night trip, Sep. 4, 2020

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    Staff at reception area were friendly and extremely helpful. Happily assisted us with booking tours and even got us a discount! Searched up points of interest for us to check out and always made sure to check that we were being well served. Place was super clean during these COVID times.

    Dona, 7 night family trip, Jul. 28, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Convenient location. Small property with clean room and friendly front desk staff.

    1 night romance trip, Jul. 5, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    This property is amazing! I truly enjoyed it! Very clean and staff were very friendly and accommodating

    Alia, 1 night family trip, Jun. 12, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Cleanest place I’ve stayed at and close to the ferry terminal. Lots of options nearby for food etc.

    1 night business trip, May 18, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Emerald Isle stay

    I was late getting in. The bed was a welcomed item! I slept well and everything I needed was in the room. It was very comfortably appointed.

    John, 1 night business trip, Apr. 29, 2020

    Verified Hotels.com guest review

  • 8.0.Very good

    Close to the airport, but walkable to downtown Sidney. Quiet location, a little difficult to find entrance into parking lot. Restaurant next door for breakfast and lunch, but various types of eaterys, are all within walking distance. Continuous coffee and water available in the lobby, plus coffee machine in room. Friendly, welcoming staff. Clean, well appointed rooms.

    1 night romance trip, Feb. 29, 2020

    Verified Expedia guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Staff were so helpful room was large. Beds and pillows were very comfortable. Central to Sidney and 17 to drive to Victoria

    5 night family trip, Feb. 25, 2020

    Verified Orbitz guest review

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