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Well-liked Sun Peaks village ski-in/ski-out hotel with hot tubs, restaurant & kitchenettes

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean with comfortable beds
  • Several reviewers found their kitchenettes to be well equipped
  • Many guests found the location ideal for accessing skiing on the hill and nearby pubs and restaurants
  • Guests really liked the staff and said they were accommodating, friendly and useful
  • Many guests enjoyed meals on site
Cons
  • A few guests felt the hotel's decor was somewhat dated
  • A few complaints surfaced over noise transfer from other guests in the hall or lobby
  • Underground parking is $10 per night in the winter and free in the summer
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Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 5, 2015
Overview
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. Being right in the village offers guests other nearby dining opportunities in walking distance.

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 in the winter and it is free in the summer and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $35 for the first day and $5 for each subsequent day.

The on-site Cahilty Creek Bar and Grill serves dinner daily in the summer season, while breakfast and lunch are also served in the winter season.

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 5, 2015: parking and pet fees and restaurant service times  *Please note that fees are subject to change each season
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The Good
Many guests indicated that they were happy with their accommodations at this property, judging from the reviews read for this report. The most complimented aspects of this hotel were the service and friendliness of the staff and the convenient 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. Some guests described their rooms as comfortable and cozy, with comfortable beds, while a few reviewers appreciated the in-room DVD players.

Guests mentioned enjoying meals on site and found the room prices to offer good value.
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The Bad
There were several concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis.

Guests occasionally mentioned that the hotel could use some updating. 

Some guests were disturbed by noise from the halls and lobby when located nearby.


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TripAdvisor.ca 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.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.0
Very Good

Rated 8.0/10 based on 440 reviews

Ranked #6 out of 12 hotels in Sun Peaks

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Map Marker Nancy Greene's Cahilty Lodge
3220 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC