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Firelight Lodge

7.9 | Good
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At Silver Star Mountain Resort, clean condos with kitchens, no air conditioning

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free outdoor parking
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's proximity to the village and skiing
  • Many lodgers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and professional
Cons
  • A few guests reported the lack of air conditioning in the summer months
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Mar 20, 2014
Overview
Located at Silver Star Mountain Resort and about a 5-minute walk from Silver Queen Chair Lift, Firelight Lodge is geared towards travellers who prefer condo-style accommodations with ski-in/ski-out access, extended kitchen amenities and free Wi-Fi.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's units comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, a kitchen and a desk. One-, two- and three-bedroom units are also available, with additional in-room amenities such as laundry, a jetted tub, a dining table, a fireplace, a balcony, a BBQ and a living area with a sofabed.

Hotel amenities include ski-in/ski-out access, a hot tub, BBQ facilities, ski lockers, a wax room and free outdoor parking. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible. Pets are not permitted.

Vernon's city centre and Lord Aberdeen Market & Liquor Store are both roughly a 30-minute drive away, while Tubetown Adventure Park can be found 6 minutes away on foot. Vernon Airport (YVE) is about a 37-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free outdoor parking, no pets, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: March 11, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, accommodations and staff.

The hotel's location was praised by many lodgers, who found it close to the village, parking, ski lifts, Tubetown Adventure Park, the beach, restaurants and shopping. One patron noted, "It is a short walk across the parking lot to the village and all the shops and restaurants. The skating pond is located out the backside of the lodge, and Tubetown is located just on the other side of the pond".

Numerous guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their units as clean, spacious, well equipped, well laid-out and modern, with fast Wi-Fi and high ceilings. A few lodgers had complaints about their rooms, however (see below).

The hotel's staff were the source of several compliments by travellers, who found them friendly, helpful and professional.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few minor complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of reviewers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped lodgings, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported no in-room air conditioning (it was recommended guests bring a fan in the summer months), a lack of hot water and noise transfer from guests in an overhead room.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #1 of 5 Silver Star B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 28 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 11, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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