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Holiday House Motel

4.9 | Poor
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6-minute drive from airport, good rates and staff, some mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's inexpensive rates
  • The hotel's staff were found to be responsive and friendly by several patrons
  • The hotel was found to be close to Skaha Lake and shopping
  • Some guests described their rooms as spacious and clean
Cons
  • Several travellers reported worn rooms and uncomfortable beds
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 6, 2014
Overview
Located about a 6-minute drive from Penticton Regional Airport (YYF) and a 2-minute drive from Highway 97, the Holiday House Motel is geared toward air or road travellers who require an economical stopover hotel with free Wi-Fi, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access near the airport.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchen and a dining area are also available and the hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers a children's playground, BBQ facilities, a garden and free parking. Pets are permitted for an additional $5 per pet, per night. 

Penticton's city centre is roughly a 10-minute drive away, while Cleo Cherry Lane Shopping Centre can be found 7 minutes away by car. Skaha Lake Park is about 5 minutes away on foot and LocoLanding Adventure Park is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets $5/pet/night, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: January 20, 2014)
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The Good
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis showed positive responses towards the hotel's rates, staff, location and rooms.

Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's rates. They described them as inexpensive, cheap, decent and good.

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by guests. They were characterized as friendly, accommodating and responsive. A couple of patrons did mention there was no one at the front desk for a few minutes when they tried to check in, however.

Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's location. They found it convenient to Skaha Lake, the beach, shopping and downtown Penticton.

Some travellers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They described them rooms as spacious, clean and quiet. Several reviewers criticized their lodgings, however (see below).
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The Bad
Guest critiques consulted for this review showed negative responses towards the hotel's rooms. They reported slow or intermittent Wi-Fi, worn decor and fixtures, uncomfortable beds, some cleaning issues and a lack of cooking utensils in rooms with kitchens. Noise transfer from guests in adjacent rooms was also mentioned by a couple of reviewers.
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Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.9 out of 10 from 26 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #37 of 44 Penticton hotels with an average rating of 2 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 2.3 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

The author called the hotel on January 20, 2014 to verify some information.

Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Guest Reviews
4.9
Poor
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19 / out of 19
hotels in Penticton

Rated 4.9/10 based on 112 reviews

Ranked #19 out of 19 hotels in Penticton

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Map Marker Holiday House Motel
3355 Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, BC