This hotel backs onto the Gentle Giant Ski Trail on Sun Peaks Ski Resort. Offering direct access to ski trails, this property is well suited for guests who prefer ski-in/ski-out accommodations.
This property is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a TV and a DVD player, a coffeemaker, a kettle, heated bathroom floors and individual climate control. Lodge rooms are furnished with two queen beds. Efficiency and kitchenette rooms also include a kitchenette (a counter-high fridge, a convection microwave, a crock pot, an electric frying pan, a toaster, a coffee maker and a kettle). These rooms are furnished with a queen pull-down bed or a queen pull-down bed and a sofabed.
Loft rooms offer the same amenities as the efficiency and kitchenette rooms, but are furnished with one king bed or a tri-bunk bed in the loft and a sofabed on the main floor. Suites offer more spacious accommodations and select suites also include a full kitchen, a second TV and a second bathroom. This hotel offers one-, two- and three-bedroom suites with a variety of bed configurations. Certain lofts and suites also feature a fireplace.
Heated underground parking is available on site for $10 per night and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $35 per stay.
The on-site Cahilty Creek Bar and Grill serves dinner daily, while breakfast and lunch are also served on weekends.
Other on-site amenities include a sauna, an indoor hot tub, an outdoor hot tub, secure ski/bike storage, a fitness centre, a computer station, a ski waxing bench, a family reading and games room, meeting/event space, guest laundry facilities and an ATM.
Shuttle service to Vancouver, Whistler Ski Resort and Revelstoke is available for an additional fee of $159 per person (return travel included). The shuttle service runs on a schedule and travel may be arranged in advance through the front desk staff.
The Sun Peaks Golf Course is 4 minutes away by car, while the base of the mountain (shopping and restaurants) is about 7 minutes away on foot. Access to the Trans-Canada Highway and downtown Kamloops (shopping, restaurants, night life and museums) are about an hour away by car. The Kamloops Golf and Country Club and the Kamloops Airport (YKA) are both about a 65-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on April 3, 2013: Underground parking is available on site for $10 per night. Pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $35 per stay. Free Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms and suites.
Many guests indicated that they were generally happy with their accommodations at this property. Among the reviews used for this analysis, the most complimented aspects of this hotel were the service and the location.
The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and accommodating service.
Many guests found the location convenient for accessing ski trails and a couple of reviewers found village amenities, including shops and restaurants, within walking distance. One reviewer said that this hotel was located in the heart of the village.
Several guests described their rooms as clean and the in-room kitchenettes as well equipped. One reviewer mentioned that she cooked breakfast in her room every morning. A few guests described their rooms as generally comfortable and cozy, while a couple of reviewers appreciated the in-room DVD players.
A couple of reviewers enjoyed the on-site hot tubs, but a couple of other guests expressed concerns about them (see below for more details).
There were several concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.
A few guests thought that the food was poor at the on-site restaurant and one reviewer found the menu prices expensive.
A couple of guests thought that their rooms appeared dated, while a couple of other reviewers found their rooms to be uncomfortably warm. Some guests complained that the Wi-Fi signal was weak and one reviewer said that the Wi-Fi was not strong enough to stream a movie. A couple of guests were disturbed by noise from the halls.
A couple of guests were disappointed that the on-site sauna was not in working order during their stay, while a couple of other reviewers thought that one of the hot tubs was over-chlorinated. One guest said that her swimsuit was noticeably faded after using it three times.
A couple of reviewers complained about limited parking spaces at the on-site parking facility.
ranked this hotel #3 out of 7 specialty lodging properties in Sun Peaks, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 85 reviews.
Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 4.1 out of 5, based on 45 guest reviews.
The author called the hotel on April 3, 2013 to verify some information.