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Kokanee Springs Golf Resort

8.0 | Very Good
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Golf resort with a variety of accommodations, on-site golf school and lessons

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free shuttle service to the ferry terminal
  • Many guests enjoyed the on-site golf and found the course well maintained
  • Many reviewers praised the scenic location
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that the room interiors were dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 12, 2013
Overview
This property is located within an 8-minute drive of Kootenay Lake and the ferry to Balfour. This golf resort offers accommodations on the golf course, on-site pros and a golf school, well suited for a golf getaway. 

There are multiple on-site accommodation options: The Lodges of Kokanee, Big Bend Cottages and Villas at Kokanee. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV, a balcony or patio, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, a mini-fridge and individual climate control. 

The Lodges of Kokanee building is situated on the golf course and has an on-site hot tub. The Lodges building offers guest rooms and one-bedroom suites. Suite balconies overlook the Purcell Mountains and Kokanee Glacier.

The Big Bend Cottages are two- and three-bedroom cottages that include a full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, a flat screen TV, a fireplace, a private patio and separate living and bedroom areas. 

The Villas at Kokanee are situated on the ridge overlooking the golf course (the 9th and 18th greens). Amenities in the Villas include full kitchens with stainless steel appliances, a fireplace, flat screen TVs and screened balconies. Villas offer one or two bedrooms.

All rooms are smoke free and free parking is available on site. This hotel offers free on-demand shuttle service to the Balfour Ferry Terminal. Pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $20 per pet, per night.

The on-site Bunkers Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other on-site amenities include a pro shop, on-site massage service, a games room, a meeting room, a 24-hour front desk, an ATM and safe deposit boxes.

The beach and the Crawford Bay Airport (CAR2) are both about 6 minutes away by car. The Kokanee Creek Provincial Park is about a 60-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on November 6, 2013: Pet policy and shuttle service details.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests praised the golf and location. Many reviewers praised the mountain views, remote location and wildlife, while many guests described the golf course as well manicured. One reviewer said that "every hole had spectacular scenery".

The staff throughout the resort, including the golf pros, were frequently complimented for their friendly and knowledgeable service.

Several guests found their rooms clean and comfortable.

The food at the on-site restaurant was praised by many guests.
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The Bad
There were only a couple of common concerns found for this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. A couple of guests thought that the interiors appeared dated. Although several guests praised the food, a couple of reviewers did not enjoy their meals at the on-site restaurant.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 2 out of 5, with 60% of 5 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #2 out of 3 hotels in Crawford Bay, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 27 reviews.

The author called the hotel on November 6, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Rated 8.0/10 based on 46 reviews

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Map Marker Kokanee Springs Golf Resort
16082 Woolgar Road, Crawford Bay, BC