Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre and Casino is on the shores of Okanagan Lake, less than a 5-minute walk from the downtown core. This hotel features an indoor pool, casino and three on-site restaurants. These features may appeal to those wanting a lakefront hotel with a selection of on-site amenities, close to downtown.
This 100% non-smoking hotel offers 196 rooms over five floors. Standard room features include an LCD TV, air conditioning, an iron and ironing board, a fridge, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker, a balcony and either two queen beds or one king bed. One-bedroom suites and upgraded rooms are available with robes, a desk, a sitting area, turn down service and/or complimentary bottled water. Room service and free Wi-Fi are available in every room. Local calls are $0.50 each. Pets are allowed in certain rooms for an additional $25 charge.
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness centre, meeting and conference facilities and a business centre. On-site dining options include Hooded Merganser Bar and Grill, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Barking Parrot, open for lunch and dinner and Bufflehead Pasta and Tapas Room, open for dinner. Self and valet parking is $5 a day.
There are several shops and restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel and both Cherry Lane Shopping Centre and Lougheed Super Centre are about a 10-minute drive away. Penticton Art Gallery is a couple of blocks from the hotel while the South Okanagan Events Centre can be reached in 5 minutes by car. Apex Mountain Resort is a 50-minute drive from the hotel. Highway 97 is 5-minute drive away while Kelowna International Airport (YLW) can be reached in an hour by car. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by hotel staff on February 6, 2013: 196 rooms, five floors, free Wi-Fi, self and valet parking is $5 per day, local calls 50 cents each, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre and sauna on site.