The New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand HotelThe New Grand Hotel

The New Grand Hotel

8.0 | Very Good
MAP

Praised by guests for clean & modern rooms, friendly staff & central location

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Several guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers praised the food at the on-site restaurants
Cons
  • Several guests were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
  • Breakfast is not available on site
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 18, 2014
Overview
The Adventure Hotel, formerly known as The New Grand Hotel, is situated in downtown Nelson, within a 1-minute walk of Highway 3 and the Touchstones Nelson: Museum and Art Gallery. With the waterfront and Lake Side Walk trail within a 5-minute walk, this property is well located for guests looking to explore the town area or the waterfront on foot.

All rooms are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a TV and air conditioning. Select rooms are furnished with a double bunk bed (single bunk on top). Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available, and guests with any mobility concerns will want to note that there is no on-site elevator and rooms are accessible by stairs only.

Free parking is available on site. Pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $10 per night.

There are multiple on-site dining options at this hotel, although breakfast is not available. Louie's Steakhouse and Lounge serves dinner, while the Uptown Sports Bar serves lunch and dinner. Room service is available.

Other on-site amenities include conference/event space and catering service.

The Our Glass art gallery is a 4-minute walk away, while the Chahko-Mika Mall is 9 minutes away on foot. Lake Side Park is a 15-minute walk away, while the Granite Pointe Golf Club is 6 minutes away by car. Kokanee Provincial Park is a 23-minute drive away. 

The Nelson Airport (CZNL) is a 3-minute drive away, while the West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG) is about 35 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on March 10, 2014: Now called the Adventure Hotel, no on-site breakfast and wheelchair accessibility.
more
The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed generally impressed with their stay at this property and several aspects of the hotel received praise.

The rooms were often described as clean and well appointed with modern decor and bathroom fixtures. A few reviewers thought that their rooms appeared recently renovated.

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

Many reviewers found the hotel conveniently located for exploring the downtown area on foot. These reviewers also mentioned that there were ample restaurants and shops within walking distance.

Several guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant and sports bar.

The room rates were thought to be reasonable by several guests.
more
The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, several guests said that their rooms were poorly soundproofed and complained about hearing noise from neighbouring rooms and the on-site bar.
more

Show Sources
Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3 out of 5, with 66% of 3 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #7 out of 8 hotels in Nelson, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 73 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 10, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
8.0
Very Good
#
5 / out of 7
hotels in Nelson

Rated 8.0/10 based on 444 reviews

Ranked #5 out of 7 hotels in Nelson

444
Map Marker The New Grand Hotel
616 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC