Hotel with themed rooms, indoor pool and 124' waterslide
- Free Wi-Fi, parking and continental breakfast
- Many guests felt the rooms were spacious and comfortable
- The pool and breakfast were appreciated by many guests
- Staff were complimented by many guests
- A few guests felt the hotel was a bit aged and outdated
Updated Jan 10, 2013
This 100% non-smoking hotel offers 56 rooms over three floors. Standard room features include a TV, air conditioning, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, a fridge, a microwave and two queen beds. Upgraded rooms feature either two queen beds or one king bed and a possible sofabed and may include a separate bedroom, a jetted tub, a multi-jetted shower and/or a kitchenette.
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool with 124' waterslide, a hot tub, meeting and conference facilities, a business centre, ATM, guest-operated laundry and an on-site liquor store. The Black Rooster restaurant is on site, open for lunch and dinner. Free parking and continental breakfast are available to all guests.
Several shops and restaurants are located within 1 km of the hotel and Kootenay Crossing Mall and Kootenay Centre Cinemas are both a 10-minute walk away. Castlegar and District Recreation and Aquatic Centre is a 5-minute drive away, while Selkirk College can be reached in 10 minutes by car. Cascades Casino and West Kootenay's Airport (YCG) are both under a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Red Mountain Resort can be reached in 40 minutes by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Many guests felt the rooms were spacious and well-appointed with a fridge and microwave or kitchenette. Some guests travelling with children said that the themed rooms were great and that the bunk beds and decor made for a fun stay.
Many guests, particularly those travelling with kids, enjoyed the indoor pool and waterslide. Some guests felt the continental breakfast had a good selection and was well stocked, even during busy times.
The staff received compliments from many guests for being friendly and helpful. A few guests who were travelling with kids mentioned that the staff were very welcoming towards them.
A few guests felt that the beds and pillows in some rooms were aged and worn, requiring replacement. A couple of guests complained of noisy or ineffective air conditioning units. A couple also mentioned that although the hotel is 100% non-smoking, there were still cigarette odours in some areas.
Expedia.com rated this hotel 3.7 out of 10 based on 11 guest reviews.
Hotels.com rated this hotel 3.7 out of 5 based on 9 guest reviews.
8 out of 10 | Jack stayed July 09, 2006
"PERSONNEL WAS VERY GOOD. KIDS WERE DISAPPOINTED THAT THE POOL WAS CLOSED. I COULDN'T SLEEP THE FIRST NIGHT BECAUSE OF THE STEADY WHINING OF THE AIR CONDITIOING IN THE ROOM BESIDE US. OTHERWISE WE HAD A GOOD STAY AT YOUR HOTEL. THANK YOU."
8 out of 10 | Sherri stayed June 29, 2006
"Over the past couple of years while travelling we have always tried to look for a super 8. Our first stay in one was in Drumheller Alberta and it was by far the best hotel ever. Having small kids the pool was a huge asset, and having a breakfast was good for early risers trying to get on the road very convenient. We are not demanding people and didn't require any assistance from the staff, however during check in and check out we had friendly service. The location of the hotel was great for us as we had no problem finding it and when we went to get back on the road to travell to our next desination the highway was right there. Over all our one night stay was very comfortable and we enjoyed it."
10 out of 10 | Ken stayed March 25, 2006
"Emilie at the front desk was great definietly gave all she had to be sure I had a great stay A+++++++++++++++++++++++ Ken Robbins"
9 out of 10 | Verified Guest stayed October 01, 2005
"Convenient to have a self-serve breakfast included. The homemade, fresh waffles are excellent."
8 out of 10 | Megan stayed July 09, 2005
"The breakfast was not well taken care of. Ran out of things and was very messy!"
8 out of 10 | Dan stayed June 28, 2005
"The breakfast bar was excellent except that they should add milk and cold cereal to their menu. Our kids really enjoyed the waterslide."