Sahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn PentictonSahara Courtyard Inn Penticton

Sahara Courtyard Inn Penticton

6.3 | Fair
MAP

3-min. drive from city centre, great staff, clean but worn rooms, some with kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to downtown and the beach
  • Many lodgers complimented the helpful and efficient staff
  • The hotel rooms were found to be clean and spacious by several travellers
Cons
  • Some guests reported worn rooms and noisy air conditioning
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 21, 2014
Overview
Located along Highway 97 and about a 3-minute drive from Penticton's city centre, Sahara Courtyard Inn Penticton (formerly the Stardust Motor Inn Penticton) is geared towards road travellers who require a centrally located hotel with an outdoor pool, extended kitchen amenities and easy highway access.

Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a mini-fridge, a seating area, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchenette, a separate bedroom, a desk and a living area with a sofabed bed are also available, as are smoking and non-smoking rooms.

Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, BBQ facilities, a business centre and free parking. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are permitted upon request (please contact the hotel for details).

Penticton Golf & Country Club is about a 6-minute walk away, while Skaha Lake Park can be found 10 minutes away by car. LocoLanding Adventure Park is a 3-minute drive from the hotel and Penticton Regional Airport (YYF) is roughly an 11-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
more
The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with compliments going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.

Numerous guests praised the hotel's location. They described it as easily accessible, as well as close to highway access, restaurants, a liquor store, Tim Hortons, the beach, downtown Penticton and LocoLanding Amusement Park.

The hotel's staff were the source of many compliments by reviewers. They were characterized as accommodating, efficient, professional and helpful with dining suggestions.

Several lodgers were satisfied with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, functional, spacious, quiet and well maintained, with efficient air conditioning. It should be noted, however, that some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings (see below).
more
The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms.

Although several lodgers were satisfied with their clean and spacious accommodations, some reviewers criticized their rooms. They reported worn fixtures, dated decor, uncomfortable beds, spotty Wi-Fi, old TVs, poor lighting and cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms. Noisy in-room air conditioning and noise transfer from guests in adjacent rooms were also reported by a few guests.
more

Show Sources
Sources
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7 out of 10 from 184 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #37 of 44 Penticton hotels with an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 from 20 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 13, 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
6.3
Fair
#
17 / out of 19
hotels in Penticton

Rated 6.3/10 based on 473 reviews

Ranked #17 out of 19 hotels in Penticton

473
Map Marker Sahara Courtyard Inn Penticton
1048 Westminster Avenue West, Penticton, BC