Editor's Top 2 Picks

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$70 
Clean and cozy inn featuring home-style meals in Kamloops with indoor pool and hot tub
Everything about Scott’s Inn & Restaurant looks inviting! This moderately priced accommodation is our pick for value and for a great place to relax. The rooms are appealing, cozy and comfortable, with flat screen TVs, modern bedding, mini-fridges and microwaves. There’s a licensed restaurant on-site serving well-liked home made meals for a reasonable price, according to guests. There’s an outdoor patio for dining and a deck for soaking in the sun. Guests can enjoy the indoor pool and hot tub or make use of the BBQ facilities and outdoor playground. Wi-Fi, parking and continental breakfast are included in the room rate and guests are also given a 10% off coupon for a meal at the restaurant. The inn is located about a 3-minute drive or 14-minute walk to the Kamloops city centre’s restaurants and shops.
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • The hotel's restaurant was praised for its quality and service
  • Many lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's rates were found to be affordable by several reviewers
  • Downtown Kamloops can be reached on foot in 14 minutes
  • There is a playground and BBQ facilities on site
Cons
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer
  • The hotel's free breakfast was found to be limited with no hot items
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$70 
Downtown Kamloops hotel with free breakfast, great staff, clean/updated rooms

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Many lodgers praised their clean and updated rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was praised for its quality
Cons
  • Some lodgers reported noise transfer during their stay

8 Other Frequently Booked Hotels in Kamloops

Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$82 
Good value and dog-friendly Kamloops hotel with indoor pool, waterslide and free breakfast
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free deluxe continental breakfast
  • Several reviewers described the beds as very comfortable
  • Many guests enjoyed the variety of hot and cold items at the breakfast
  • Many guests liked how close the hotel is to the Trans-Canada Highway
  • Many guests described the hotel as very clean
  • A few guests were pleased with beautiful views of the mountains from the hotel
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained about barking dogs in nearby rooms
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$46 
Just off Trans-Canada Hwy, pet friendly, economical rates, mixed room reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the hotel's economical and affordable rates
  • Some guests enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms
  • The hotel's staff were found to be friendly and helpful
Cons
  • Numerous reviewers were disappointed with the hotel's pool being closed indefinitely
  • Some lodgers reported worn rooms and broken fixtures
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$47 
Older but cheaper west Kamloops hotel with renovated rooms but mixed reviews
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free continental breakfast
  • Some guests liked the downtown location
  • Guests liked the views of downtown Kamloops from the hotel
  • Guests generally liked the price point
  • Some guests appreciated the renovated rooms
  • Several guests found the front desk staff friendly
Cons
  • Guests said the building was in poor shape but being renovated
  • Many guests complained of noise transfer from other rooms and the hallways
  • Many guests were turned off by the strong smell of curry in the rooms
  • Many guests found unserviced rooms and complained that housekeeping did not come while they were there
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$74 
Just off Trans-Canada Hwy, good rates, on-site dining, clean and updated rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests were pleased with the hotel's budget-friendly and affordable rates
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and updated by numerous reviewers
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to highway access and shopping
Cons
  • On-site restaurant does not serve dinner
  • The hotel didn't have many restaurants within walking distance according to a few reviewers
  • A few guests reported no tables/desks in some rooms and dated decor
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$92 
Popular Kamloops hotel with indoor pool, waterslide & suites with jacuzzi and mini-kitchen
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, parking, movie channel, coffee in lobby
  • Many guests found the hotel conveniently located near restaurants, shopping and the highway
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the complimentary hot breakfast
  • The staff and customer service were complimented by many lodgers
Cons
  • A few guests found the hotel's one elevator slow and inadequate
  • Noise transfer between rooms was an issue with a few reviewers
  • Those guests who were pet owners remarked there was no green space in which they could walk their pets
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$67 
Favoured by guests for budget-friendly accommodations on the highway
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking and free local calls
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and comfortable
  • Many reviewers found the hotel conveniently located for accessing the highway
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the room rates reasonable
  • A few reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool area
Cons
  • A few guests complained that the rooms were small
  • A few reviewers thought that their rooms were in need of upgrades
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$47 
Good location and friendly staff, but concerns over cleanliness and rundown rooms
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Several guests found the hotel to be conveniently located
  • The front desk staff were complimented by some reviewers
  • A few guests enjoyed they view they had from their balconies
  • Several guests appreciated the hotel's proximity to the Trans-Canada Highway and Thompson Rivers University
Cons
  • Many guests found the level of cleanliness unsatisfactory
  • Several reviewers had complaints about their rooms' rundown/outdated amenities and decor
Editor's Picks
Book from ~C$70 
Located near the Aberdeen Mall, free parking and free Wi-Fi, friendly staff
Pros
  • Free parking and free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable
  • Several reviewers thought that the location was convenient for accessing shopping and restaurants at Aberdeen Mall
  • Several guests described the front desk agents as friendly and helpful
Cons
  • No elevator

Tips For Staying In Kamloops

Choosing A Hotel in Kamloops

Quick Summary of Most Popular Areas
Downtown Kamloops: restaurants, quaint shops and the majority of accommodations are found downtown.
Kamloops Airport (YKA): west of the downtown core, not many hotels surrounding it.


Where to stay in Kamloops
Kamloops is home to roughly 100,000 residents and is located in south-central British Columbia. There are hotels scattered along the Trans Canada Highway as well as a cluster of hotels in downtown Kamloops. You will want to choose a hotel based on the nature of your visit and where you'd like to be in proximity to either the highway or the attractions. The price range for hotels across Kamloops are pretty much the same regardless of what location you pick. Pricing will depend on if you are looking for something upscale and luxurious or something more economical if travelling on a budget.

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What to do in Kamloops
Home to the Tournament Capital Centre, sports enthusiasts and fitness nuts will want to visit this facility. It boasts an Olympic sized swimming pool, indoor track, FIFA-certified artificial turf field and a world-class gymnastics centre. Kamloops is also home to a variety of art galleries and the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra for those looking for a classy night out. Winter is a great time to visit as there are a variety of snowmobiling, dog sledding, snow shoeing and cross-country skiing options. If you are visiting in the summer there are numerous hiking and walking trails within the BC Wildlife Park, which is home to an indoor Discovery Centre if the weather is not agreeable. In addition, the Kamloops Heritage Railway is another great family-friendly attraction featuring the 2141 Steam Locomotive and Heritage Train.


Surrounding Area
Kamloops is surrounded by a handful of national parks and protected lands making it a great place to visit for the outdoorsy-type. It is also only a 2.5 hour drive from beautiful Kelowna.Vancouver is roughly 350km south-west of Kamloops.

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