Situated at the foot of the massive Mount Arrowsmith, and the head of the Alberni inlet, Port Alberni is your perfect choice for a vacation full of outdoor activities. Be it hiking, trekking, mountain biking or camping, stay in one of the beautiful hotels in the midst of beautiful mountains without a worry of the world. Bring out your fishing rod to Port Alberni to bait those salmons and steelheads. Although the charm of the city lies in its close-to-nature personality, it also offers other attractions such as the McLean Mill National Historic Site, a few art galleries, beautiful wharfs where you can take a stroll during dusk, Sproat lake that is home to the Martin Water Bombers and the Della Falls that is accessible only via helicopters.
Best Areas to Book a hotel in Port Alberni
We understand the importance of finding the perfect Port Alberni hotel that meets your need, style and budget. So we have listed some of the best neighborhoods to stay in Port Alberni, based on the area proximity to top attractions and the selection of hotels for different budget.
Port Alberni's Redfort Street is the most preferred choice for tourists to stay due to its proximity to places of interest in the city. This includes, the Batsar Adventure Tours, Emerald Coast Vineyards Wine Shop and Wild West Watersports.
The hotels around Harbour Quay and Victoria Quay make a great place to stay. Besides great shops, eateries and art galleries around the place, you can also spot impressive black bears in their quest to find fish, on the other side of the wharf.
River Road is a serene street along the banks of the Somass river, dotted with a few fantastic places to stay. If you are making a family trip, stay at one of the river facing cottages with huge playgrounds and open meadows that your kids are going to love.
Tips to Save on Port Alberni Hotel Deals
Port Alberni is a budget destination for the most part of the year. But you can avail great discounts on your stay during the months of Jan- April and Oct- Dec when it gets really cold and rainy.
Advance booking is one saving tip that never fails. Book your hotel a couple of weeks prior to your visit to get great discounts.
Look for a package deal (flights + hotels) instead of just hotels. It is most often more budget friendly than making separate bookings.