Sparkling Hill Resort is located in a rural area overlooking Okanagan Lake, about a 25-minute drive from downtown Vernon. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast and valet parking as well as an on-site spa and restaurants. These features may appeal to those wanting to stay in a secluded location where they can take advantage of on-site pampering at the spa.
This 100% non-smoking hotel offers 152 rooms and penthouse suites over three floors. Standard room features include a TV, a hairdryer, an iron and ironing board, a fireplace, a separate bath tub and walk-in shower, air conditioning, a desk, robes and slippers, a safe, a mini-bar and either two queen beds or one king bed. Penthouse suites are larger and include an ensuite bathroom with sauna. Room service and free Wi-Fi and local calls are available in every room. Pets under 25 lbs are allowed in certain rooms for an additional $25 per night.
Amenities at this hotel include an indoor pool, a heated outdoor pool, seven aromatherapy sauna and steam rooms, an on-site spa, a fitness centre, a relaxation room and meeting and conference facilities. On-site restaurants include Peakfine, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Barrique and Java open for lunch from Sunday to Thursday and for lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday. Free valet parking and full breakfast for two is included with each night's stay.
Predator Ridge Golf Resort is about a 5-minute drive away and features a restaurant open for dinner on Fridays and Saturdays and a cafe open for light breakfast and lunch. Other restaurants and shops can be found closer to downtown Vernon, over a 20-minute drive away. Silver Star Mountain Resort and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre are about an hour's drive away, while Kekuli Bay Provincial Park on the shores of Kalamalka Lake can be reached in about 25 minutes by car. Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is a 40-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by hotel staff on January 7, 2013: 100% non-smoking, 152 rooms, three floors, local calls are free, penthouse suites do not have a kitchenette or private bedroom.