This hotel on Highway 97 is ideal for those travelling by car along this major route that connects communities along Okanagan Lake between Penticton and Vernon (and beyond). Its location in a popular shopping area (Orchard Park Mall is a 5-minute drive away) makes it popular with those looking to shop or dine outside of the downtown core.
All 176 units include free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a balcony or a terrace, a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view movies, an iron and ironing board, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, bathrobes and slippers, an iPod dock, free local calls, and free newspapers (delivered to guest rooms and suites). Suites include the standard room amenities plus a kitchenette (mini-fridge, microwave, and wet bar) and separate living and bedroom areas. This hotel also offers "allergy-friendly" rooms, which feature cork flooring.
Rooms are configured with two queen-sized beds or one queen-sized bed and a sofa bed. Suites are configured with either a king or queen-sized bed and a sofa bed. Select suites also include a jetted tub.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $20 per night.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am - 10:30 am. The free breakfast includes a selection of hot items and chef-prepared omelettes. Other on-site dining options include the ORA Kitchen & Bar and 97 Street Pub.
Recreational facilities include an indoor mineral pool, 2 outdoor hot tubs, a steam room, a fitness centre, and an on-site spa. Other on-site amenities include a garden courtyard, a business and conference centre, coin-operated laundry machines, dry cleaning (extra fees apply), and an ATM.
Downtown Kelowna, which features dining, nightlife, the Okanagan Lake waterfront, and City Park beach, is a 9-minute drive from this hotel. Wineries and marinas in West Kelowna may be accessed via highway 97 in about 12 minutes by car. Crystal Mountain Ski Resort (also in West Kelowna) is 37 minutes away.
The Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and Okanagan Golf Course are both about a 16-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on August 30, 2012: The free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am - 10:30 am.