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The Recreation Inn & Suites

2.0 of 5
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1891 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y7V6, Canada
1 room 1 adult
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Great little clean spot, and these guys even fulfilled my request for a "note from Santa" for my 3-year-old son. Was waiting on the pillow. Made his whole trip and is now a treasured possession at home!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Don't stay in rooms near the stairs, people outside very loud and no sleep after the bars close. we had people standing at the bottom of the stairs talking, woke us up at 2:30 and they continued to talk until 4..... room was clean,. bathrooms look like it was recently updated. TV has all the stations including some that most... More 

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Thank 3lorrainem
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that your suite was not a good fit. We usually do not have issues with noise and I apologize greatly for this. Please book with us directly next time and we will make sure to book you in a room that makes your stay worth 5 stars. Thank you. More 

Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I stayed here with my two kids under age 5, my husband and his parents. We had two rooms and the manager was so accommodating by making sure my inlaws were in a room close by. The highlight of this motel other than the cleanliness, service and location is the pool. One perk was the outdoor pool. It is so... More 

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Thank Evelyn N
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 stars, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Please book with us directly next time so that we can book you in with great rates. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We ended having to spend the night in Kelowna. Found a last minute deal online, for a cheap motel. Saw this one was close to the Greyhound station, 2 stars. Photos looked good and we didn't have time to search more. We booked online, got there, expecting nothing too cute. Well... What a pleasant surprise it was. The neighborhood was... More 

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Thank Kina L
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We hope to see you again and can promise great rates if you book directly! More 

Queanbeyan, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Our room at this hotel was on the first floor, it was large, clean comfortable inside. The exterior was nothing special although the hotel has a lovely heated pool with nice but small surrounding lawn area with clean BBQ facilities which were very handy. The pool and BBQ facilities make for easily striking up conversations with fellow travellers. Also handy... More 

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Thank Leap601
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review. Please book with us directly next time so we can set you up with unbeatable pricing! More 

scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I booked for one room and was delighted to see the room /suite was on first appearances pretty spacious . However although cheap by british standards, it smelt like a sweaty locker room ! The carpets were dirty stained and cheap, there were no free electricity sockets other than in the bathroom ..unsafe ... and the fly screen on the... More 

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Thank mfor28
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

A guest should never feel uncomfortable voicing their concerns and we are so sorry that you were left feeling that leaving was your only option at the time. We would be very thankful if you would give us a second chance next time you visit Kelowna so that we can provide you with the stay and service standards that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We are glad you can still get an affordable place in Kelowna. Place was clean and comfortable. Nice friendly staff. Well kept grounds. Nice and dark in the early am. The only negative was not having enough parking

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WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We have great housekeepers and gardeners to keep our rooms clean and our property beautiful. I apologize if the parking was a little cramped during your stay. As we do not assign stalls to each room, occasionally people will bring more than one vehicle and that can take up space quickly. Please think of us... More 

Williams Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We stayed for two nights for an Over 40's rugby tournament. Our entire team stayed at this motel as did two other teams. The staff was friendly, easy to understand and very accommodating. The group rate they gave us was a super deal and the close proximity to the sport complex (walking distance) where the tourney was held was a... More 

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Thank Dean F
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We loved your team! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love to have you back for any and all future tournaments. Thank you so much for writing your review. More 

Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Quiet, comfortable, affordable place to stay, not fancy. Beds were a lil hard, kitchen not stocked to cook in but nice and roomy suite. Close to everything. Tim Hortons across the street, great Vietnamese pho place right around the corner! Close to the lake.

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Thank Tracymcm
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do have plates, bowls, utensils, pots etc. in our kitchens, however if a guest were to need more than that we would be happy to oblige. I'm sorry the beds were a bit hard, it's hard to get that just right sometimes! More 

Pembroke, Ont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My girlfriend and i were here on a working vacation. we stayed one night at this motel and were very impressed. The front end staff were very friendly and helpful (thank you Isaac). The room was clean and good. There are 3 bbqs free for guest use and a nice outdoor pool. i will definately stay here again.

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Thank darrenrsutherland
WitmarGM, Front Office Manager at The Recreation Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you! I'm glad you were impressed with our staff and your room. All of our front desk agents are friendly and cheerful and our housekeepers work very hard. We hope to see you again the next time you're in Kelowna! More 

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