Editor's Top 2 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$61 CAD
Clean and cozy inn featuring home-style meals in Kamloops with indoor pool and hot tub
Everything about Scott’s Inn & Restaurant looks inviting! This moderately priced accommodation is our pick for value and for a great place to relax. The rooms are appealing, cozy and comfortable, with flat screen TVs, modern bedding, mini-fridges and microwaves. There’s a licensed restaurant on-site serving well-liked home made meals for a reasonable price, according to guests. There’s an outdoor patio for dining and a deck for soaking in the sun. Guests can enjoy the indoor pool and hot tub or make use of the BBQ facilities and outdoor playground. Wi-Fi, parking and continental breakfast are included in the room rate and guests are also given a 10% off coupon for a meal at the restaurant. The inn is located about a 3-minute drive or 14-minute walk to the Kamloops city centre’s restaurants and shops.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • The hotel's restaurant was praised for its quality and service
  • Many lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's rates were found to be affordable by several reviewers
  • Downtown Kamloops can be reached on foot in 14 minutes
  • There is a playground and BBQ facilities on site
Cons
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer
  • The hotel's free breakfast was found to be limited with no hot items
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$91 CAD
Downtown Kamloops hotel with free breakfast, great staff, clean/updated rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Many lodgers praised their clean and updated rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was praised for its quality
Cons
  • Some lodgers reported noise transfer during their stay

8 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Kamloops

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$99 CAD
Good value Kamloops hotel near Columbia Square with outdoor pool and pet-friendly rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Most reviewers found their rooms extremely clean
  • Many guests found the staff and management friendly and helpful
Cons
  • Some guests found their stay too noisy at the back of the hotel
  • A few lodgers were concerned their rooms were accessible only from the outside
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$49 CAD
Downtown Kamloops budget motel with pet-friendly rooms and free parking but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking
  • Location was convenient to restaurants, the hospital and the highway
  • The room rates were affordable to guests
  • Staff were helpful for the most part said guests
  • Many found the beds comfortable
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Guests offered mixed reviews of the cleanliness and comfort of the room
  • Free breakfast too basic said guests
  • Entry had a curb that was not noticeable which guests would ram into with their cars
  • Although rooms advertised as non-smoking, guests often reported smokey rooms
  • Front desk was not always open
  • Noise an issue for some from other guests and traffic
  • A few guests said they had insect bites from the hotel
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$145 CAD
Popular Kamloops hotel with indoor pool, waterslide & suites with jacuzzi and mini-kitchen
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, movie channel, coffee in lobby
  • Many guests found the hotel conveniently located near restaurants, shopping and the highway
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the complimentary hot breakfast
  • The staff and customer service were complimented by many lodgers
Cons
  • A few guests found the hotel's one elevator slow and inadequate
  • Noise transfer between rooms was an issue with a few reviewers
  • Those guests who were pet owners remarked there was no green space in which they could walk their pets
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$131 CAD
Highly praised downtown Kamloops hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant & pet-friendly rooms
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking
  • Guests were impressed with the room quality of this hotel
  • Many guests felt the rooms were affordable and good value
  • Staff were friendly and efficient, according to guests
  • Downtown location was quiet and in walking distance to restaurants, shopping and VIA Rail station
  • Guests described the hotel as very clean and well maintained
Cons
  • A few guests felt the area was a little drab or a bit run down
  • Some found the bathrooms a little small
  • A few encountered slow service at the restaurant
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$87 CAD
Highly praised north Kamloops hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and pet-friendly rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • The hotel's staff was complimented by many reviewers
  • Many guests were pleased with their large, well-equipped, and clean rooms
  • Some lodgers praised the hotel's amenities such as the indoor pool and 24-hour business centre
Cons
  • Some guests had a hard time finding the hotel
  • Noise transfer between rooms was an issue for a few lodgers
  • Some reviewers thought the area surrounding the hotel looked sketchy
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$137 CAD
Newly renovated rooms, great staff and a popular on-site restaurant
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests complimented the hotel's staff and service
  • Several reviewers enjoyed their newly renovated rooms
  • Ora, the on-site restaurant, was praised by some patrons
Cons
  • Some guests found the location too far from Kamloops' downtown area
  • Some reviewers were disappointed with their yet-to-be renovated rooms
  • A few lodgers had problems with the hotel's Wi-Fi not working to their satisfaction
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$121 CAD
Well-liked southwest Kamloops hotel with indoor pool, free breakfast and free parking
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast buffet
  • Several guests complimented the front desk staff
  • Many guests found their rooms and beds comfortable
  • Several guests enjoyed the free breakfast offered
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained about the AC units not keeping the room cool enough
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$143 CAD
Highly praised and pet-friendly southwest Kamloops hotel with nearby malls and indoor pool
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Most guests enjoyed their room's modern decor and new appliances
  • The well-maintained free breakfast was praised by several reviewers
  • The hotel's location was described as convenient and located close to the Trans-Canada Highway
Cons
  • Some guests had complaints about noise transfer
  • A few reviewers found the price of the hotel too costly

Tips For Staying In Kamloops

Choosing A Hotel in Kamloops

Quick Summary of Most Popular Areas
Downtown Kamloops: restaurants, quaint shops and the majority of accommodations are found downtown.
Kamloops Airport (YKA): west of the downtown core, not many hotels surrounding it.


Where to stay in Kamloops
Kamloops is home to roughly 100,000 residents and is located in south-central British Columbia. There are hotels scattered along the Trans Canada Highway as well as a cluster of hotels in downtown Kamloops. You will want to choose a hotel based on the nature of your visit and where you'd like to be in proximity to either the highway or the attractions. The price range for hotels across Kamloops are pretty much the same regardless of what location you pick. Pricing will depend on if you are looking for something upscale and luxurious or something more economical if travelling on a budget.

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What to do in Kamloops
Home to the Tournament Capital Centre, sports enthusiasts and fitness nuts will want to visit this facility. It boasts an Olympic sized swimming pool, indoor track, FIFA-certified artificial turf field and a world-class gymnastics centre. Kamloops is also home to a variety of art galleries and the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra for those looking for a classy night out. Winter is a great time to visit as there are a variety of snowmobiling, dog sledding, snow shoeing and cross-country skiing options. If you are visiting in the summer there are numerous hiking and walking trails within the BC Wildlife Park, which is home to an indoor Discovery Centre if the weather is not agreeable. In addition, the Kamloops Heritage Railway is another great family-friendly attraction featuring the 2141 Steam Locomotive and Heritage Train.


Surrounding Area
Kamloops is surrounded by a handful of national parks and protected lands making it a great place to visit for the outdoorsy-type. It is also only a 2.5 hour drive from beautiful Kelowna.Vancouver is roughly 350km south-west of Kamloops.

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