Editor's Top 2 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~$87 CAD
Clean and cozy inn featuring home-style meals in Kamloops with indoor pool and hot tub
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
Everything about Scott’s Inn & Restaurant looks inviting! This moderately priced accommodation is my 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.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$124 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 ~$78 CAD
Located on Hwy 97, clean rooms, reasonable room rates and friendly staff
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service
  • Several guests thought that location was convenient for accessing the highway
Cons
  • Several guests thought that the selection at the free breakfast was poor
  • A few reviewers were disturbed by traffic noise in their rooms
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$91 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 ~$87 CAD
Older Kamloops hotel with outdoor pool and kitchenettes but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Staff are friendly and pleasant, according to reviewers
  • Location has good highway access and good views of the river and Kamloops city
  • Guests found the room rates to be reasonable
  • Some guests enjoyed the outdoor pool
Cons
  • Guests found the hotel very dated and in need of renovations
  • Some guests complained of stale smoke smells in the rooms
  • Several guests complained of saggy beds, old thin sheets and towels
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$135 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 ~$81 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 ~$137 CAD
Popular downtown Kamloops casino hotel with restaurant, heated rooftop pool and hot tub
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous guests praised the helpful and informative staff
  • Many lodgers were pleased with their clean and modern rooms
  • The hotel's restaurant was complimented on its quality and attentive staff
Cons
  • Parking costs $12 per night
  • Some guests complained of noise transfer during their stay
  • A few lodgers found the room rates, parking and restaurant to be expensive
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$79 CAD
Good location and friendly staff, but concerns over cleanliness and rundown rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Several guests found the hotel to be conveniently located
  • The front desk staff were complimented by some reviewers
  • A few guests enjoyed they view they had from their balconies
  • Several guests appreciated the hotel's proximity to the Trans-Canada Highway and Thompson Rivers University
Cons
  • Many guests found the level of cleanliness unsatisfactory
  • Several reviewers had complaints about their rooms' rundown/outdated amenities and decor
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$87 CAD
Located near the Aberdeen Mall, free parking and free Wi-Fi, friendly staff
Pros
  • Free parking and free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers thought that the location was convenient for accessing shopping and restaurants at Aberdeen Mall
  • Several guests described the front desk agents as friendly and helpful
Cons
  • No elevator

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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