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Prestige Harbourfront Resort

8.3 | Very Good
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Highly praised Salmon Arm hotel with indoor & outdoor pools, restaurant & jacuzzi suites

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised their rooms' cleanliness and nice views
  • Many reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The on-site restaurants were praised for their service and extensive menus
  • Many guests loved the location for its beauty, views and proximity to Salmon Arm
Cons
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few reviewers
  • A few guests thought the hotel was expensive
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Oct 28, 2014
Overview
Located beside Shuswap Lake and a 3-minute drive from the Trans-Canada Highway, the Prestige Harbourfront Resort is geared towards business and vacation travellers who require a full-service hotel with meeting/conference space and easy highway access.

This hotel has 121 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer two queen beds, while various rooms and suites offer additional amenities such as a separate bedroom, a kitchenette, a sitting area with a sofabed, and a jetted tub.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and hot tub, a spa, a business centre, fitness facilities, meeting/banquet space and free parking. Pets are permitted for an additional $20 per pet per day, and the hotel offers wheelchair accessibile rooms.

On-site dining is offered at Aquatico Bay (open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner), and Caruso Bistro and Espresso Bar, which serves breakfast and lunch daily.

Okanagan College is a 7-minute drive east of the hotel, while shopping can be found 15 minutes away on foot at Centenoka Park Mall. Canoe Creek Golf Club is about a 15-minute drive southeast, and Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is a 1 hour and 20-minute drive south. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent on March 14, 2013: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $20/per night, wheelchair accessible.
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The Good
The majority of the reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, staff and food.

Numerous guests were pleased with the accommodations at this hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious and well equipped with comfortable beds and great views of the river, mountains and wildlife sanctuary.

Many compliments were offered to the hotel's staff. They were characterized as friendly, attentive and helpful in recommending restaurants and offering directions.

The on-site restaurants were praised by several reviewers. They were described as consistently good and delicious with extensive menus and great service.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the prices and noise transfer.

A few guests described the rates as overpriced.

Some reviewers complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported noisy in-room air conditioning units, as well as noise from loud guests in adjacent rooms and trains passing by at night.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #5 out of 8 Salmon Arm hotels from 73 guest reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 17 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 14, 2013 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
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Rated 8.3/10 based on 314 reviews

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Map Marker Prestige Harbourfront Resort
251 Harbourfront Drive NE, Salmon Arm, BC