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Within a 1-minute walk of the marina, features on-site restaurant and hot tub

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the lake and marina
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well maintained
  • Several guests found the on-site restaurant an added convenience
  • Reviewers frequently said the staff were friendly and helpful
Cons
  • A couple of guests found the Wi-Fi service unreliable
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Freebies
Free Wi-fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Rates & Availability
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 7, 2013
Overview
This property is situated on the water and is less than a 1-minute walk from one of many marinas in the area. With the Trans-Canada Highway less than a 1-minute drive away, this hotel is well located for guests looking to explore the area by car.

This hotel is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a TV, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, a desk and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one or two queen beds. Suites featuring one queen bed are also available and include a separate sitting area with a sofabed. Wheelchair-accessible suites are available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted for an additional fee of $10 per night, with a maximum of two pets allowed per room.

A free breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10 am. The on-site Moose Mulligans Marine Pub serves lunch and dinner.

Other on-site amenities include a hot tub, a beach area with picnic tables, guest laundry facilities, dry cleaning service and an ice machine.

Public access to Shuswap Lake (swimming, diving, fishing and water sports) is about a 5-minute drive away. The Hyde Mountain Golf Course is about 10 minutes away by car, while the Skytrek Adventure Park and the Enchanted Forest Amusement Park are both about a 28-minute drive away. The Kamloops Airport (YKA) is about 2 hours away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on April 4, 2013: Suite furnishings, breakfast and restaurant details.
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The Good
Many guests described pleasant experiences at this hotel, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many reviewers found their rooms to be clean and well maintained. However, there were a couple of complaints about cleanliness (see below). A few guests found their rooms generally comfortable and a couple of reviewers said that their beds were comfortable.

Many guests found the location convenient for accessing the lake, marina and restaurants on foot.

The staff were frequently complimented and guests described them as friendly and accommodating. One reviewer was impressed when the staff helped him book tee times and another guest thought that the service was superb.

Several guests found the on-site restaurant an added convenience, while several reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent. However, a couple of guests thought that this hotel did not offer good value (see below).
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. A couple of guests complained that the Wi-Fi service was unreliable.

While many guests found their rooms to be clean, a couple of reviewers said that their rooms did not meet their cleanliness standards. A couple of other guests disagreed with reviewers who complimented the staff and these guests found the staff members that they encountered to be rude.

While several reviewers thought that this hotel offered good value, a couple of guests thought that the room rates were too expensive for the quality of accommodations.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.3 out of 5, with 67% of 6 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #3 out of 4 hotels in Sicamous, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 22 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.9 out of 5, based on 26 guest reviews.

The author called the hotel on April 4, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.0
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Rated 7.0/10 based on 63 reviews

Ranked #2 out of 2 hotels in Sicamous

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9 out of 10 | Keith stayed September 01, 2006

"The owners are great. I have stayed there many times and the owners are realy nice to me and my family. Really cool they have a hot tub for their guests"

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9 out of 10 | Vanessa stayed August 27, 2006

"Awesome people !... the cleaning ladies were awesome !!!! always smiling"

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2 out of 10 | Robert stayed August 14, 2005

"This hotel is attached to a pub where when the pub is closing, the patrons of course yell at the guests to wake up. The continental breakfast was appalling & the room was damp & clammy. I will never stay here again."

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7 out of 10 | Eli stayed July 05, 2004

"Front Desk receptionist needs a new job! Cranky"

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Map Marker Super 8 Sicamous
1120 Riverside Ave, Sicamous, BC