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Fireside Lodge Sun Peaks

7.3 | Good
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Located in the village area with an on-site hot tub and restaurant

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free local calls
  • Many guests found their units to be generally comfortable
  • The staff were complimented for their friendly service by a few guests
  • A few reviewers enjoyed the village area location
  • A couple of guests appreciated the on-site hot tub
Cons
  • A few guests complained about hearing traffic noise
  • A few reviewers were disappointed that their rooms were not equipped with air conditioning
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Jan 3, 2014
Overview
This property is situated in the village area at the base of the Sun Peaks Ski Resort. Within a 4-minute walk of the lifts, this hotel is well located for guests looking for convenient access to both the village area and the ski lifts.

This lodge is smoke free and offers one- and two-bedroom condo units. All units include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a full kitchen including a dishwasher, a dining table, a separate living room, a TV and DVD player, a gas fireplace, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and a balcony or patio. Accessible units are not available.

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

The on-site 540 Cafe & Deli is open daily from 7 am to 8 pm.

Other on-site amenities include an outdoor hot tub, ski storage and coin-operated laundry machines.

The centre of the village area, which is less than 5 minutes away on foot, features restaurants, bars, shopping and equipment rentals. The on-site golf course is also about a 5-minute walk away. 

Access to Highway 5 is about 35 minutes away by car, while the town of Kamloops and the Kamloops Airport (YKA) are about a 60-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on December 31, 2013: Accessible room availability.
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The Good
There were a limited number of recent reviews available for this property, among hotel review sites, at the time this editorial was written. However, many of these guests agreed that their rooms were generally comfortable. Some reviewers added that the units were clean, well equipped with amenities and had comfortable beds.

The staff were complimented, by a few guests, for their friendly and helpful service.

A few reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the village and lifts on foot, while a couple of guests appreciated the on-site hot tub.
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.

A few guests were disappointed that their rooms were not equipped with air conditioning, particularly during the summer months.

A few other reviewers complained about hearing traffic noise in their rooms, as one guest explained: "The only down-side to the room was that it was facing the road (Mt Morrisey) and early in the morning the snow clearing trucks could be heard."

While some guests found their rooms to be clean, a couple of reviewers found dirty dishes in the cupboards.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 3.2 out of 5, with 60% of 5 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #34 out of 53 hotels in Kamloops, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 13 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 6.9 out of 10, based on 5 guest reviews.

The author called the property on December 31, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.3
Good
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hotels in Sun Peaks

Rated 7.3/10 based on 38 reviews

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Map Marker Fireside Lodge Sun Peaks
3190 Creekside Way, Sun Peaks, BC