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Northstar Mountain Village Resort

9.4 | Excellent
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Condo units with a ski-in/ski-out location, private balconies with hot tubs

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their units as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the units well equipped with luxury amenities
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests enjoyed the ski-in/ski-out location
  • Many reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool area
Cons
  • No on-site dining
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 13, 2013
Overview
This four-season resort is located on the Kimberley Alpine Resort and is well suited for guests looking for ski-in/ski-out accommodations in the winter or for direct access to hiking in the summer.

This property is smoke free and offers two- and three-bedroom condo and townhouse units. All units include free Wi-Fi, a private balcony with a hot tub and a BBQ, a full kitchen, a dining room and living room, separate bedrooms and sleeping arrangements for six to ten people, en suite laundry facilities, a fireplace and air conditioning. Select units also include a private garage. Units have multiple levels and are not wheelchair accessible.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

The spa offers massage and reflexology services. Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a playground, a convenience store and meeting and event space. This property does not have an on-site restaurant, however, there are several dining options available at the base of the Kimberley Alpine Resort.

Ski trails are directly accessible from the guest units and the quad chair lift is about a 3-minute walk away. The base of the mountain and shopping and dining in the village area is about a 5-minute walk away. The Trickle Creek Golf Resort is about 4 minutes away by car, while the Kimberley Town Centre area and access to Highway 95 are both a 7-minute drive away.

The Fairmont Hot Springs Airport (YCZ) is about 70 to 90 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with the quality of the accommodations. Reviewers highly praised the luxury amenities, like the full kitchen with granite counter tops, the private balcony with a BBQ and hot tub, en suite washer and dryer and the fireplace. 

Many guests described their rooms as clean, spacious and well appointed. One reviewer said that her unit appeared "as if we were the first to stay here", while another guest described the property as gorgeous. A few reviewers found the beds comfortable.

Units provided views of the forest and mountains, according to many guests, while a few reviewers spotted wildlife roaming nearby.

Many reviewers appreciated the ski-in/ski-out location, while many other guests mentioned enjoying the pool and hot tub area.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests thought that their rooms were missing minor details, such as complimentary toiletries and bathrobes.
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 14 specialty lodging properties in Kimberley, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 45 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
9.4
Excellent
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2 / out of 7
hotels in Kimberley

Rated 9.4/10 based on 74 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 7 hotels in Kimberley

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Map Marker Northstar Mountain Village Resort
1351 Gerry Sorenson Way, Kimberley, BC