The Coast Hillcrest Resort Hotel is located on the east end of town, about a block from the nearest Trans-Canada Highway interchange. The downtown core and the nearest shops and restaurants are about a 10-minute drive away. Amenities include an on-site restaurant and spa, an indoor and an outdoor hot tub, a gift shop and a reading room. These features may appeal to those wanting a variety of amenities at an easy access, yet quiet edge-of-town location.
This 100% non-smoking hotel offers 75 rooms over three floors. Standard room features include an LCD TV, an iron and ironing board, air conditioning, a hair dryer, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, a safe and either one or two queen beds. Upgraded rooms may feature a king bed, a sitting area with sofabed, a jetted tub, a balcony and/or robes. Two-level suites have a king bed, a queen bed, a balcony, a jetted tub, robes, a mini-fridge and two bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi, wired internet and local calls are available in every room. Pets are allowed in certain rooms for an additional $15 per night.
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor and an outdoor hot tub, a fitness centre, a sauna, a steam room, an on-site spa, meeting and conference facilities, a guest computer, ski storage, an on-site gift shop and a reading room with fireplace. On-site dining includes The Hillcrest Dining Room, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Mountain Guides Lounge, open for lunch and dinner.
Alpine Village Shopping Centre, Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum and Revelstoke Railway Museum are each about a 10-minute drive away. Mount Revelstoke National Park can be reached in 5-minutes by car while Revelstoke Mountain Resort is a 15-minute drive away. Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is about a two and a quarter hour drive from the hotel. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by hotel staff on February 14, 2013: 100% non-smoking, 75 rooms, three floors, lounge is open for lunch and dinner, fridge in every room.
The majority of reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the rooms, the staff, the amenities and the location.
Many guests felt the rooms were very clean, spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated.
The customer service was a highlight for many guests who said the staff were friendly, welcoming and professional. Guests also mentioned that staff were accommodating, efficient and knowledgeable about the local area.
Many guests enjoyed the outdoor hot tub, noting the beautiful mountain views. Guests also thought the on-site restaurant and lounge had great food and service.
Although the hotel is about a 10-minute drive from the downtown area, many guests thought the location was easy to access and provided a tranquil, picturesque setting.
Although the majority of reviews used for this analysis were positive, several guests complained that the restaurant was expensive.
Other than the breakfast buffet, which a handful of guests thought was good value, several guests complained that the restaurant prices were quite expensive. This was a downside for some because the hotel was a 10-minute drive from the downtown area and the nearest off-site restaurants.
Hotels.com rated this hotel 4.3 out of 5 based on 39 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #3 out of 15 hotels and rated it 4.5 out of 5 based on 147 guest reviews.
Booking.com rated this hotel 8.7 out of 10 based on 45 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on February 14, 2013 to verify some information.