Days Inn and Conference Centre Penticton is located on the north end of town next to the River Channel, two blocks from Okanagan Lake and a 5-minute drive from the downtown core. The location of this hotel may appeal to those wanting easy access to outdoor recreation and water sports while still having shopping and dining nearby. The business centre and meeting and conference facilities may also make it a good choice for those travelling on business.
This 100% non-smoking hotel offers 104 rooms over two floors. Standard room features include a TV, an iron and ironing board, a hairdryer, air conditioning, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker and either two queen beds or a king bed. Some rooms have a patio or balcony. Upgraded rooms may feature a desk and a data port or a jetted tub. One-bedroom suites include a queen bed, bunk beds and a kitchen.
Free Wi-Fi is available in every room. Up to two pets are allowed in certain rooms for an additional $20 per night.
Amenities at this hotel include a seasonal heated outdoor pool, an indoor pool and hot tub, a fitness centre, meeting and conference facilities, a business centre, guest-operated laundry, a seasonal outdoor waterpark and a courtyard. Black Iron Grill and Steakhouse is on site, open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Complimentary continental breakfast and parking are available to all guests.
There are several shops and restaurants within 1 km of the hotel and both Cherry Lane Shopping Centre and Lougheed Super Centre are a 10-minute drive away. South Okanagan Events Centre and Penticton Trade and Convention Centre are 10-minute walk away. Apex Mountain Resort is a 50 minute drive from the hotel. Highway 97 is 2-minute drive away while Kelowna International Airport (YLW) can be reached in an hour by car. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Many reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the rooms, the staff, the location and the pools.
Many guests felt the rooms were clean and spacious with comfortable beds. Some noted that the air conditioning units were efficient and quiet. Overall, it was said the rooms were good but nothing terribly special.
The staff were complimented by some guests for being friendly and efficient.
Many guests liked that the hotel was within close walking distance of the River Channel and Okanagan Lake. Having several restaurants in the area and the downtown core a short drive away was also considered a convenience.
Many guests like the indoor and outdoor pool areas and felt they were clean and relaxing. Some felt these amenities were particularly good for those travelling with kids.
Although many reviews used for this analysis were positive, some negative points focused on the breakfast, certain aspects of the rooms and noise.
Many guests felt the breakfast was nothing special and could use a better selection including hot items and fresh fruit.
Some guests complained that the lighting in their room was very dim. Several guests also did not like that the sink and mirror were located by the beds rather than in the privacy of the bathroom.
Many guests complained that the hotel was not very soundproof and that they could easily hear TVs and talking from guests in adjacent rooms.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #16 out of 42 hotels and rated it 3.5 out of 5, based 87 guest reviews.
Booking.com rated this hotel 8.2 out of 10 based on 172 guest reviews.
Hotels.com rated this hotel 3.9 out of 5 based on 92 guest reviews.