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Clearwater Valley Resort

6.9 | Fair
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Situated within Wells Gray Provincial Park, on-site recreational facilities

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • A few guests described the staff as friendly and helpful
  • A few reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • A couple of guests found their beds to be comfortable
Cons
  • On-site restaurant is not open all year
  • A couple of guests thought that their rooms were small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 21, 2013
Overview
This property is situated within the Wells Gray Provincial Park (waterfalls and hiking) and is about a 3-minute walk from the Clearwater Tourist Centre and restaurant. Offering outdoor recreational facilities and a somewhat secluded location, this resort is well suited for guests who prefer a more active vacation.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a hot plate and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one king bed, one queen bed and one single bed, two queen beds and a sofabed, one queen bed or one king bed and a sofabed. 

This hotel also offers private cottages that are furnished with one queen bed and a dining table.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per pet, per night (maximum of two pets per room).

The on-site 52 Ridge Restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. (The restaurant is open from May 17 to September 6)

Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool (open during the summer months), guest laundry facilities, a games room, a horseshoe pit, a fitness centre and a volleyball court.

Access to the Southern Yellowhead Highway (Highway 5) is less than a 1-minute drive away, while the downtown area of Clearwater (shopping and restaurants) is 5 minutes away by car. Access to Dutch Lake is about a 7-minute drive away. The city of Kamloops and the Kamloops Airport (YKA) are both about 80 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
There were very few recent reviews available for this property, at the time this editorial was written. However, a few guests agreed that the staff were friendly and helpful and that the location was convenient for accessing Wells Gray Provincial Park. 

A couple of guests found their beds to be comfortable. A couple of reviewers, who were travelling with children, appreciated that the property was fully fenced.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, there were very few recent reviews available for this editorial. However, a couple of guests complained that their rooms were small and cramped.

Future guests should also note that the on-site restaurant is only open during the summer months.
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 8 properties in Clearwater, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 79 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
6.9
Fair
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Location
Map Marker Clearwater Valley Resort
373 Clearwater Valley Road, Clearwater, BC