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Lake Windermere Pointe

8.8 | Very Good
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On Lake Windermere, free ski shuttle, friendly staff, units with kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free ski shuttle
  • Many guests praised the hotel's friendly and helpful staff
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be well equipped and comfortable
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to Invermere and Lake Windermere
Cons
  • A few guests reported dated furniture and a lack of certain cooking utensils in some rooms
  • A few lodgers complained about the hotel's key pick-up being in a different location other than the hotel
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 21, 2014
Overview
Located on Lake Windermere and about a 3-minute drive from Highway 95, Lake Windermere Pointe provides condo-style accommodations to travellers who prefer extended kitchen amenities, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's one-, two- or three-bedroom condos comes equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a kitchen, a living room with a sofabed, a washer and dryer, a balcony, a dining area and BBQ facilities. 

The hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, elevators, free parking and a free ski shuttle (please contact the hotel for details). The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted. 

Please note that the hotel's key pick-up is at a different location than the hotel.

James Chabot Provincial Park is about a 3-minute drive from the hotel, while Invermere's city centre can be found 4 minutes away by car. Eagle Ranch Golf Course is roughly a 6-minute drive from the hotel and Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) is a 1-hour and 35-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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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 staff, rooms and location.

Many lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as friendly, accommodating and helpful.

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, modern, well equipped and quiet, with comfortable beds. A few patrons criticized their lodgings, however (see below).

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be central, as well as close to Lake Windermere and downtown Invermere.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the hotel's rooms and check-in process.

Although the majority of lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped accommodations, a few travellers criticized their accommodations. They reported dated furniture, uncomfortable beds, dirty dishes, difficulty setting up Wi-Fi and a lack of certain cooking utensils in some units.

A few reviewers complained about the hotel's check-in process. They found it confusing and reported not receiving the necessary information about it. One patron noted, "Confusing check in, didn't get the information that keys are to be picked up a few km north in Radium".
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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8 out of 10 from 19 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews.

TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #4 of 5 specialty lodging in Invermere with a rating of 5 out of 5 from 1 review.
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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Map Marker Lake Windermere Pointe
205 - 3 Avenue, Windermere, BC