Best Western Village Motor Inn is located across the street from Village Green Centre, the largest enclosed shopping mall in the North Okanagan. In addition to free continental breakfast, this hotel offers either a fridge and microwave or kitchenette in every room. These features may appeal to those wanting the convenience of self-catering, within walking distance of a shopping centre.
This hotel offer 53 rooms (some of which allow smoking) over two floors. Standard rooms include a TV, an iron and ironing board, a fridge, a microwave, a hair dryer, air conditioning and one queen, two queens, or one king bed. Some rooms feature a kitchenette. Free Wi-Fi and local calls are available in every room. Up to two dogs under 80 lbs are allowed in certain rooms for an additional $20 per night.
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool and a hot tub. Free continental breakfast and parking are available to all guests.
There are several shops and restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel while the downtown core is about a 5-minute drive away. Vernon Jubilee Hospital is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Silver Star Mountain Resort and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre are about a 40-minute drive away, while Kalamalka Provincial Park can be reached in roughly 25 minutes by car. Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is about a 35-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Most reviews used for this analysis were positive and focused on the rooms, the staff, the location and the value.
Some guests felt that the rooms, although older, were well-maintained and clean. A few also mentioned that the rooms were spacious.
The staff received compliments from many guests for being friendly, welcoming and helpful.
Many guests appreciated that the hotel was easy to find. Having a mall, restaurants, a liquor store and a grocery store within walking distance was also considered a convenience.
Many guests felt that the hotel offered good value for the price they paid. The inclusion of free continental breakfast, which some thought had a good selection, as well as a fridge and microwave or kitchenette in every room added to guests' appreciation for the value of the hotel.
Although many reviews used for this analysis were positive, several negative comments focused on the age of the hotel and parking.
Many guests considered the hotel to be outdated. Carpets, linens, decor, paint and the exterior of the building were all felt to be needing a facelift to give the hotel a more modern appearance. A few guests complained that some air conditioning units were very noisy and that some mattresses were worn and uncomfortable.
Some guests complained that when the hotel had many guests it was difficult to find a parking spot close to the building, resulting in having to park further away in an adjacent parking lot.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #11 out of 18 Vernon hotels and rated it 3 out of 5 based on 27 guest reviews.
Booking.com rated this hotel 8.1 out of 10 based on 26 guest reviews.
Expedia.ca rated this hotel 3.9 out of 5 based on 8 guest reviews.