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Mountain Hound Inn

7.7 | Good
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Recommended by guests for low room rates, clean rooms and comfortable beds

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free coffee and muffins
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers found the beds comfortable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring the town on foot
  • A couple of reviewers appreciated the free coffee and muffins
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Several guests found the rooms small
  • A few reviewers complained that the off-site parking facility was too far away
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 7, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated among shops, restaurants and nightlife venues in the town centre of Nelson. This property promotes its low room rates and is well suited for budget-conscious travellers.

This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, an en suite bathroom and air conditioning. This property has one kitchenette room, which also includes a fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a toaster, a sink and dishes. This hotel does not offer accessible rooms and does not have an elevator.

Free parking is available at a parking facility that is about a 3-minute walk away, but the free parking passes are limited and are given to guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $10 per night for one pet or $15 per night for two pets.

Free coffee, juice, fruit and muffins is available in the mornings from 7 am to 9 am. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include laundry service, bike and ski storage, a 24-hour front desk and vending machines.

The Kootenay School of the Arts, Our Glass gallery and the Touchstones Nelson Museum and Art Gallery are all 2 minutes away on foot, while the Craft Connection shop and gallery and the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Centre are both a 3-minute walk away.

The Whitewater Ski Resort is about 25 minutes away by car, while the West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG) is 35 to 40 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on October 24, 2013: Parking details, breakfast hours and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests described pleasant stays at this hotel.

Many guests described the rooms as clean and the beds as comfortable. Several reviewers added that the rooms were generally comfortable and quiet.

Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.

Many guests said that the location was convenient for accessing restaurants and shopping in the town centre area. One reviewer said that this hotel was situated "in the heart of all the downtown activities".

A couple of reviewers appreciated the free coffee and muffins in the morning.
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The Bad
There were few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Several guests thought that the rooms were small, while a few reviewers found the off-site parking facility too far away.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.1 out of 5, with 96% of 69 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 15 hotels in Nelson, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 63 reviews.

The author called the hotel on October 24, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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