This hotel is located in a commercial/big box shopping area of Kelowna and is a 2-minute drive from Orchard Park Mall (the largest shopping centre in the Okanagan region). This property is also ideal for travellers looking to explore the Kelowna region by car because it is located on Highway 97, a major thoroughfare in Kelowna that provides access to attractions in east and west Kelowna.
This all-suite property has 83 suites, all of which include free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a sofa bed and an iPod dock. Executive and Honeymoon suites also include bathrobes and a jacuzzi tub. Family suites are also available at this property and accommodate up to 6 people (standard suites accommodate up to 4 people).
Free parking is available on-site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $25 per stay.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30am - 9:30am.
Recreational facilities at this hotel include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a 40-foot-high waterslide, and a fitness centre. Other on-site amenities include a meeting room, a 24-business centre (print, fax, copy, and courier services - extra fees may apply), free newspapers, coin-operated laundry machines, dry-cleaning (extra fees apply) and ice/vending machines.
Downtown Kelowna is an 8-minute drive away and features the Okanagan Lake boardwalk, City Park beach, dining, nightlife, and the Lake City Casino (table games, poker, and live entertainment). The wineries and marinas in West Kelowna are about 11 minutes away by car, while the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort (also in West Kelowna) is a 36-minute drive away.
The Kelowna International Airport (YLW) and the Okanagan Golf Course are both about a 14-minute drive east of this hotel. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Positive reviews for this property greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many guests described their rooms as clean, spacious, and well appointed with modern furnishings. Many reviewers mentioned that their beds were comfortable and a couple of guests found their rooms to be quiet. Several reviewers said that their rooms were well equipped with amenities and guests mentioned the in-room mini-fridges, microwaves, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-FI, and ample outlets for electronic devices.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly, helpful, and accommodating service. Guests also said that the staff were knowledgeable and quick to provide recommendations.
Many guests, particularly guests who were travelling with children, mentioned the pool and waterslide as value-added features.
Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing Kelowna area attractions via Highway 97. A few guests said that they found restaurants within walking distance of this hotel.
A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
As mentioned above, positive reviews for this hotel greatly outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a couple of common concerns mentioned.
A few guests complained that the dining area for the free breakfast was frequently crowded. A couple of reviewers said that the breakfast items were not adequately replenished and one guest thought that the free breakfast lacked selection.
A few reviewers found the hotel difficult to access from Highway 97. Guests said that the boulevards on Highway 97 prevent eastbound motorists from turning into the parking lot directly from the highway. These guests mentioned that they drove past the hotel and turned around at a set of traffic lights to access the hotel parking lot.
A couple of reviewers described the elevator as slow.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.5 out of 5.0, with 95% of 22 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 35 properties in Kelowna, based on 147 guest reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.4 out of 5.0, from 44 reviews.