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Just off Trans-Canada Hwy, good rates, on-site dining, clean and updated rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's budget-friendly and affordable rates
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and updated by numerous reviewers
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to highway access and shopping
Cons
  • On-site restaurant does not serve dinner
  • The hotel didn't have many restaurants within walking distance according to a few reviewers
  • A few guests reported no tables/desks in some rooms and dated decor
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 21, 2013
Overview
Located about a 1-minute drive from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway on-ramp and a 3-minute drive from Kamloops' city centre, the Acadian Inn is geared towards car travellers who require a well-priced stopover hotel with easy highway access, extended kitchen amenities and a restaurant near downtown.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge a microwave, a desk and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchenette are also available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers guest laundry, a business centre, free parking and on-site dining at Carolyns Cozy Cafe, which serves breakfast and lunch daily. Pets are not permitted. 

Columbia Place Shopping Centre and Thompson Rivers University can both be found about 6 minutes away by car, while Exhibition Park is 12 minutes away on foot. Kamloops airport (YKA) is roughly a 20-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 9, 2013)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's rates, rooms and location.

Numerous guests praised the hotel's rates. They were found to be budget friendly, affordable, reasonable and excellent.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by many reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, modern, updated, well equipped and quiet, with comfortable beds. A few guests criticized their lodgings, however (see below).

Several travellers were pleased with the hotel's location. They described it as easy to find, and close to downtown Kamloops, supermarkets, the Trans-Canada Highway, restaurants and shopping. A few patrons had complaints about the hotel's location, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some complaints about the rooms and the hotel's location.

Although the majority of travellers enjoyed their clean and updated rooms, a few guests criticized their accommodations. They reported no tables or desks in some rooms, worn furniture and slow Wi-Fi signals.

While several travellers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the highway and shopping, a few lodgers were disappointed with the hotel's location. They found it a little far from downtown and also mentioned there were very few restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. 
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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 455 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.8 out of 5 with a 93% recommendation rate from 136 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #19 of 53 Kamloops hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 85 reviews.

The author called the hotel on November 9, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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hotels in Kamloops

Rated 7.2/10 based on 602 reviews

Ranked #18 out of 38 hotels in Kamloops

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Map Marker Acadian Inn
1390 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC