Kelowna has some nice hotels to choose from that are a short drive from the hospital. We looked for hotels that seem to provide the best value based upon the range of amenities offered while comparing the room price. 

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Editor's Top 5 Picks

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Book from ~C$112 
Popular downtown Kelowna hotel near the lake, well-liked for value, staff & free breakfast
The Royal Anne Hotel is a good hotel choice if you need to access the Kelowna General Hospital. It's located only 4 minutes away by car or cab. Guests say that the staff are extremely friendly and helpful which is an important factor when you need extra consideration and support. The hotel is smoke free and the rooms are clean and comfortable with mini-fridges in each room. 

There's a well liked breakfast plus a restaurant across the parking lot (O'Flannigans Pub & Deli is open for lunch and dinner), so if you need some nourishment, you won't have to go far to get it. Guests consider this hotel a good value with reasonable room rates and included freebies of breakfast, parking, Wi-Fi and local calls.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, airport shuttle, local calls
  • Rooms were very clean and spacious with comfortable beds
  • Location was excellent, an easy walk to restaurants, the beach, waterfront parks, attractions
  • Staff were excellent--warm, attentive, accommodating
  • Breakfast was well liked for its quality
  • Many planned to return for the good value
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Occasionally guests found the parking limited
  • Guests heard bar music and revellers on the street on some nights
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Book from ~C$76 
Popular Kelowna hotel near restaurants with outdoor pool, kitchenettes and free parking
The Accent Inn is another good choice for guests visiting the hospital in Kelowna. It's an easy drive to the hospital from this hotel, only 5 minutes. Parking is free at the hotel, so that will help to save on costs. The room rates are slightly lower than the Royal Anne, but there's no free breakfast. Ricky's All Day Grill is located next door which will likely be convenient for getting some breakfast, meal or snack.

Guests like the spacious rooms at this hotel and said the beds were comfortable with nice bedding and the rooms were clean. It's also a smoke-free hotel which should make things more comfortable. Guest reviewers advised getting a room at the back of the hotel as traffic noise can be an issue for some guests. Guests highly recommended this hotel and seemed to enjoy its value. Wi-Fi and local calls are also free to guests.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, bicycle tune shop, bicycle rentals, local calls
  • Many guests liked the location of the hotel for being close to shopping, restaurants and downtown
  • Guests found their rooms clean and comfortable
  • Guests liked the staff here and said they were professional, courteous and accommodating
  • Many guests thought the hotel offered good value
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent overall by reviewers
Cons
  • Several guests were disturbed by noisy neighbours and traffic from the highway at the front of the hotel
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Book from ~C$70 
Well-liked Kelowna hotel 12 min to YLW with outdoor pool, hot tub and free breakfast

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, parking, all-day coffee, extended parking, local calls
  • Rooms were clean and well maintained
  • Location was just off the highway and an easy drive to restaurants, the airport and downtown
  • Staff were polite and friendly
  • Guests loved the free extended parking
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • No elevator
  • The breakfast room got crowded at times
  • Noise transferred from the stairways and highway
  • Some found the rooms small
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Book from ~C$100 
Well loved Kelowna hotel with indoor pool, waterslide, hot tub suites & free hot breakfast 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, local calls, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean, spacious and well appointed
  • Location well liked-close to restaurants, shopping, the highway and area wineries
  • Guests loved the pool and waterslide
  • Breakfast was well liked by guests for selection and quality
  • Great value according to guests
Cons
  • Noise from other guests and traffic, a disturbance on occasion to some
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Book from ~C$105 
Well-liked east Kelowna hotel 10 min to YLW with outdoor pool, waterslide & free hot breakfast 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, hot breakfast, parking, airport shuttle, all-day coffee, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was an easy walk to restaurants and shopping and an easy drive to downtown
  • Staff were very friendly, courteous and helpful
  • Free breakfast was satisfying with lots of options
  • Families loved the pool and waterslide
  • Good value according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • Some said carpets were getting worn
  • Occasionally, guests found a noise disturbance from the highway or within the hotel

7 Other Hotels Close to Kelowna General Hospital

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Book from ~C$96 
Popular downtown Kelowna hotel with retro decor, outdoor pool & kitchenette rooms
Location
Just across from City Park and near to Harvey Ave (Highway 97), Abbott Villa is a 4-minute drive from the hospital. 
Getting Around: Public Transit
After a 4-minute walk to Water Street, guests can catch the #1 bus headed directly to the hospital.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking, downtown shuttle, local calls, coffee in lobby, bike and roller skate rentals
  • Rooms were clean with comfy beds
  • Location was an easy walk to restaurants, the marina and downtown attractions
  • Staff were friendly and professional
  • The area shuttle, outside decks and many amenities were a hit with guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • No elevator
  • Parking was a little tight for larger vehicles
  • Noise transferred from other guests at times and a neighbouring club on weekends
  • Some guests found small rooms with no counter space in the bathroom and no closet
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Book from ~C$71 
Outdoor pool and putting green, but concerns about room cleanliness
Location
Across from the Capri Centre Mall (groceries, drug store, restaurants), this motel is a 4-minute drive from Kelowna General Hospital.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit is not the best option to this hotel, as the closest bus stop involves an 11-minute walk or more.
Pros
  • Free parking, free Wi-Fi, and free breakfast
  • Several guests found the pool, putting green, and BBQ area to be value-added features
  • A few reviewers found the in-suite kitchenettes to be well equipped
  • A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • Many guests described cleanliness inconsistencies
  • Many reviewers complained about poor food and lack of selection at the free breakfast
  • Several guests had difficulty maintaining a comfortable in-room temperature
  • A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring guest rooms
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Book from ~C$94 
Indoor and outdoor pools, suites with full kitchens, walking distance to the beach
Location
Across the street from groceries and restaurants, Siesta Suites is a 2-minute drive or 20-minute walk from Kelowna General.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Guests can catch the #1 bus just outside the hotel and walk about 1 minute from the last stop to the hospital, with total travel time of approximately 11 minutes.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many guests found the location convenient for accessing amenities and the beach
  • Several reviewers found the in-suite kitchens to be well equipped
  • Several guests mentioned the indoor and outdoor pools as value-added features
Cons
  • Several guests described the room decor as dated
  • A few reviewers said that the front desk staff were unfriendly
  • A couple of guests complained about smelling cigarette smoke in their non-smoking rooms
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Kelowna budget hotel with kitchenette suites, indoor pool and hot tub, but mixed reviews
Location
Situated across the street from Capri Centre Mall (drug store, restaurants, groceries), this Econo Lodge is a 4-minute drive from the hospital.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit from this hotel is not the best option to get to the hospital, as the bus stop is an 11-minute walk away.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Several reviewers found the neighbouring shopping mall to be an added convenience
  • A few guests said that the in-suite kitchenettes were well equipped
  • A few reviewers described the pool area as well maintained
Cons
  • Several guests described the staff as unfriendly and unprofessional
  • Several reviewers thought that the hotel did not offer good value for the money they spent
  • A few guests complained about unpleasant odours in the halls and guest rooms
  • A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring rooms
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Book from ~C$86 
Kelowna budget hotel with indoor pool, kitchenette suites, free breakfast and free parking
Location
Right on Highway 97, and adjacent to the Capri Centre Mall, the Kelowna Inn is a 4-minute drive from the hospital.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Guests can reach the #10 bus following a 6-minute walk from the hotel, and then transfer to a #1 at the Queensway Exchange, which takes guests directly to the hospital in a total of approximately 21 minutes.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and free breakfast
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • The staff was frequently complimented for their attentive and professional service
  • Many reviewers found the on-site pool to be a value-added feature
  • A few guests found the location convenient for accessing area attractions via Highway 97
Cons
  • Several guests described the room decor as dated and in need of upgrades
  • No elevator to 2nd floor
  • A few reviewers were disturbed by noise from neighbouring guest rooms or outside traffic
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Book from ~C$122 
Popular Kelowna hotel with heated outdoor pool, restaurant and free hot breakfast
Location
Adjacent to the Coast Capri Mall, the Coast Hotel is a 5-minute drive from the hospital.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit is not easily accessible.
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, local calls
  • Rooms were clean with comfortable beds
  • Location was handy to the highway, shopping and downtown
  • Staff were very friendly, efficient and helpful
  • Guests enjoyed the free breakfast and restaurant meals
  • Guests enjoyed the pool and pool-side dining
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • Some guests said their rooms were dated
  • Noise from the pool area or neighbouring rooms mentioned on occasion
  • A few guests found their room small
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Book from ~C$142 
Well-liked resort on Okanagan Lake with exceptional service, and elegant rooms
Location
The Delta Resort located near to Waterfront Park, overlooks the shores of the Okanagan Lake and is about a 10-minute walk from downtown Kelowna. The hospital is a 5-minute drive away.
Getting Around: Public Transit
Guests can walk 9 minutes to the Queensway Exchange and catch the #1 bus that goes directly to the hospital. Total travel time is approximately 13 minutes.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Guests gave rave reviews about the excellent service given by the staff of this hotel
  • Many guests were highly impressed with the quality and elegance of their rooms
  • Guests liked the location for being an easy walk of the downtown area, with dining and shopping options
  • Guests were pleased with the numerous on-site amenities including the convention centre, convenience and liquor store, spa, salon and marina with beautiful views
Cons
  • A few guests complained about having to pay extra for parking
  • A few guests were disappointed with the views from their rooms
  • A couple of guests experienced noise disruptions from noisy neighbours

Tips For Staying Near Kelowna General Hospital

Location
The Kelowna General Hospital is located on Pandosy Street, accessible by Rose Avenue and Glenwood Avenue in the city of Kelowna.

Bordering Strathcona Beach Park (which overlooks the lake) to the west, this central BC hospital functions under the Interior Health and is one of two tertiary care hospitals in interior British Columbia.
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Parking
Parking is available on site for a fee of $1.50 per hour, with a daily maximum of $6. Weekly passes can be purchased for $30 and monthly passes are $53. 

The Emergency Parking Lot is $1.50 per hour to a maximum of 2 hours.
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Getting Around
The Okanagan Highway 97 (AKA Harvey Avenue) is a 2-minute drive from the hospital, while downtown Kelowna is a 3-minute drive away. Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is a 19-minute drive.

BC Public Transit runs service throughout the Kelowna region and bus route #1 Lakeshore goes right past the hospital from downtown. A single-ride fare is $2.25 and an unlimited-ride day pass can be purchased for $6. Additional multi-ride passes can also be purchased. More information on schedules and fares can be found on their website.

There are a number of cab companies working in the Kelowna area. The Kelowna Cabs website provides detailed information and a means of making an online reservation for a taxi.
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Dining
The hospital cafeteria is open from 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, serving hot and cold meals and snacks. The Snackery is open 7 days a week from 9 am to 6 pm.
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Money-saving
All of the below-mentioned hotels offer a discounted rate for guests visiting Kelowna General Hospital. The rooms are based on availability and hotels may request to see your appointment letter. It's wise to compare prices available online as well for the time of your anticipated stay, as room rates vary and this would ensure the best rate available to you.
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