I looked for best value hotels in Vernon; some would say "cheap and cheerful".

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Clean rooms along Highway 97 in downtown Vernon with good rates and staff
My pick for a good budget motel in Vernon is the Schell Motel Express. It offers the lowest room rates for Vernon hotels along with free Wi-Fi and parking. Many guests said the rooms were very clean and well equipped with all needed amenities and the staff gave good service. Several guests thought the hotel provided good value.

This is a motel-style property located along Highway 97 in Vernon's city centre about a 7-minute drive from the airport. Little Italy Market & Deli and a couple of pizza restaurants are less than a minute's walk away from the hotel.

Rooms are basic and offer all the usual room amenities along with a mini-fridge and microwave. Hotel amenities include guest laundry and a business centre.

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Clean and affordable hotel with pleasant staff in downtown Vernon
I think the Silver Star Motel is another cheap and cheerful option in Vernon. It’s located in downtown Vernon on Hwy 97 a close walk to restaurants and groceries. All rooms come with the usual amenities plus a mini-fridge and microwave. Freebies include Wi-Fi, parking and local calls.

Many guests liked the lower room rate for a clean and comfortable room, the friendly and helpful staff, convenient location for restaurants and Kal Tire Arena and free parking.

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Well-liked budget hotel in downtown Vernon with indoor pool and kitchenettes
The friendly and welcoming Econo Lodge in Vernon is also a good bet, in my opinion, with high online ratings and still a very affordable room rate. It's located on Hwy 97 within walking distance of restaurants and downtown attractions and about an 8-minute drive to the airport.

Rooms are clean and spacious and well equipped with extras like a mini-fridge, microwave and balcony. Kitchenette rooms are available as well. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a business centre and guest laundry. Freebies include: Wi-Fi, parking for cars and oversize vehicles and breakfast.

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Very clean, no-frills hotel near downtown area
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Well-liked Vernon hotel with indoor pool, mini-kitchens, jacuzzi suites and free breakfast
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Popular Vernon hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and bar, kitchenette and jacuzzi suites
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Updated Vernon hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and suites with full kitchens
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Well-liked Vernon hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and kitchenette and jacuzzi suites
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Hotel with friendly staff and clean rooms, but some felt property was outdated
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Downtown Vernon budget motel with indoor pool, kitchenettes, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi

Choosing A Hotel in Vernon

Vernon? Where is Vernon you ask...
Let's face it, most people travelling to the Okanagan Valley will gravitate towards Kelowna. It's not hard to see why, as Kelowna is really a beautiful place. However, if you do happen to find yourself in Vernon, you will be welcomed by a quaint and scenic city. Situated in the northern part of the Okanagan Valley, Vernon is the largest city in this northern region. Also, it is generally known as the commercial hub of the North Okanagan Regional District.


Things to do in Vernon
Vernon is surrounded by some beautiful, world-renowned golf courses, so pack your clubs if you can. Not into golf? No problem, there are literally hundreds of fishing lakes in and around the city to drop a line and maybe catch some lunch. Not into fishing? Well, there are lots of hiking and mountain biking trails to explore, that are actually expanding each year. Not into hiking and mountain biking? Well, Vernon is home to many fruit farms and hosts some great farmer's markets to get some fresh, locally grown produce. Vernon also hosts some interesting walking tours showcasing various historical sites and prominent figures of the past.

Stuff to see and do in the surrounding area
Being in the beautiful Okanagan Valley visitors are always near some of Canada's leading vineyards. It's quite easy to join a tour of one of these wineries if desired. In addition, there are many outdoor activities to keep yourself busy in one of Vernon's many lakes or parks. For those looking to do some additional travelling, Kelowna is only about 50km to the south, while Kamloops is 120km northwest.