I looked for best value hotels in Vernon; some would say "cheap and cheerful".
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Editor's Top 2 Picks

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Book from ~$108 CAD
Clean rooms along Highway 97 in downtown Vernon with good rates and staff
Pros
  • Free WI-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to highway access and downtown Vernon
  • Several lodgers were satisfied with their clean and comfortable rooms
Cons
  • A few guests reported dated decor and old TVs
  • Noise transfer was reported by a few guests
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
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service
  • Several guests found the location convenient for accessing the highway and Kal Tire Arena
Cons
  • A few guests complained of dated interiors
  • A couple of guests were disturbed by traffic noise
  • A couple of guests complained about poor Wi-Fi reception
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.

8 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Vernon

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Book from ~$165 CAD
Updated Vernon hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and suites with full kitchens
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking
  • Many were pleased with the renovated rooms and comfy beds
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent in online reviews
  • Staff were efficient and accommodating
  • Denny's was handy for breakfast
  • Guests liked the location on highway and near restaurants
Cons
  • No elevator to the second floor in one of the hotel sections
  • Parking tight for larger vehicles said guests
  • Small rooms and small bathrooms with awkward layouts displeased some guests
  • Older AC units were loud, musty smelling and did not cool well
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Book from ~$171 CAD
Well-liked Vernon hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and kitchenette and jacuzzi suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, morning muffins and coffee, local calls
  • Many guests felt the rooms were well-appointed and comfortable
  • Many guests liked that the hotel was across the street from a mall
  • Many guests found the staff friendly and helpful
  • Guests found the Wi-Fi to work well at this hotel
Cons
  • Several guests were disappointed to not have a free continental breakfast
  • A few guests experienced noise disturbances from within and outside of the hotel
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Book from ~$160 CAD
Downtown Vernon budget motel with indoor pool, kitchenettes, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, continental breakfast
  • Some guests like that the hotel was easy to find and was close to shops and restaurants
  • Some guests felt the hotel offered good value for the price they paid
  • Guests appreciated the free breakfast
Cons
  • Some guests said the hotel was in need of updates
  • No elevator to 2nd floor
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Book from ~$320 CAD
Resort located on two golf courses, features on-site restaurants, pool and hot tub
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed and well equipped with amenities
  • Many reviewers praised the quiet location and surrounding scenery
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their attentive service
  • Several guests found the golf courses to be well maintained
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool and hot tub
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that the prices for the off-site spa were expensive
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Book from ~$235 CAD
6-minute drive from city centre, free breakfast, modern rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Numerous guests praised their modern and clean rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was complimented for its quality and variety
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to highway access, shopping and restaurants
Cons
  • A few guests had difficulty regulating their room temperature and also reported uncomfortable pillows
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Very clean, no-frills hotel near downtown area
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and parking
  • Many guests felt the hotel was very clean
  • The staff received many compliments from guests
  • Many guests appreciated the hotel's proximity to shops and restaurants
  • Some guests enjoyed the pool
Cons
  • Many guests felt the hotel was outdated
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Guests praised the private hot tubs, in-unit laundry and ski-in/ski-out location
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well appointed
  • Many reviewers enjoyed having a private hot tub
  • Many guests found the ski-in/ski-out location convenient
  • Many reviewers said that they were likely to return to this hotel
  • Several guests found the hotel well situated in the village
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
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Book from ~$461 CAD
Waterfront resort property with pools, hot tubs and fully-furnished vacation homes
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • A few guests found the waterfront location peaceful and quiet
  • A couple of reviewers praised the views of the water and mountains from their rooms
  • Several guests found their units to be well equipped with amenities and appliances
  • A few reviewers found their units to be well appointed and spacious
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant

Tips For Staying In Vernon

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.

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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.

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