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Empire Motel

3495 Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G6, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 43 hotels in Penticton
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kitscoty
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love this place. To our kids, when we arrive at the empire after a 1200 km drive there is a sense of home away from home. We have stayed 7 years in a row and have booked for next year. Jag and his staff are excellent!! Love it!

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Thank you guys for taking time out to write a review on our property. we look forward to welcome you back next year. More

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was our second year at the Empire. It's a very clean and maintained. The staff there are just great people, it's close to the beach and other shopping needs. It's very family oriented ,there pool and lounging area is fabulous . I highly recommend this motel ! We have stayed at others and none compare to this one .

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empireskaha, Manager at Empire Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking your time to write a review, much appreciated! More

Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was our third year at the Empire. It's always clean and comfortable. The pool and lounging area is very comfortable, with plenty of shade (important when Penticton gets hot). Close to the beach. It's good basic accomodation.

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empireskaha, Manager at Empire Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking your time to write a review! Thanks! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

An older motel with a couple of nicks and scratches, but superbly updated and maintained. Was I ever surprised once I arrived, immaculately manicured grounds and exterior. Once inside where I met an extremely courteous and helpful lady, I could see the inside was just as nice as the outside. The room was spotless and had everything that I could... More

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empireskaha, Manager at Empire Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a review for us! More

Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada
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20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We needed a room for four days on very short notice and decided, on the basis of the Trip Review ratings, to gamble on this one. All we really needed was a bed & bath, so we declined a kitchen suite and took a very basic double room. 2 small double beds, a full bath, tv, microwave, fridge & desk,... More

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empireskaha, Manager at Empire Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review on our property. Much appreciated for you feedback. Hopefully we will see you in future. More

Mission BC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I know, sounds like a strange title but it's true. The hotel is nice, very clean and cottage like. The rooms have patchwork quilts, wallpaper borders, and hand crocheted doilies on the dressers and nightstands. Feels like a visit to grandma's house. On our second day there, we left the motel, closed the door and hung the "do not disturb... More

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empireskaha, Manager at Empire Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, I am really sorry about your missing short when you stayed with us. But we have checked with our housekeepers and they never serviced your room because you have DND on all the time. Most of our staff been working for us last few years and never had any stealing issues so far.I have checked our Security Camera... More

Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I stayed here recently for 4 nights. They were very helpful and accommodating. Our ceiling fan was wobbly and making a lot of noise. They said they would fix it the next day and during the interim brought us a fan we could sit on the dresser. I asked for a late check out and they were good with that... More

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Langley, Bc
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43 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

First, the good news. Nice big room, clean, well decorated. Good bed. Decent TV with cable (no HD). Wifi works well. Desk staff was OK, but when we asked for restaurant recommendations, he was not knowledgeable. The bad news: The shower/tub has no grab bar except very low on the tub, and there is no rubber mat on the slippery... More

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empireskaha, Manager at Empire Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for writing the review on our property. We are really sorry that you were not satisfied with your stay at our property. We did not know that you had problem with the room otherwise we would switch you downstair room with grab bars. We have replaced the loose steps and fixed the tub drain in that room. Sorry, our... More

Vancouver
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed here for a few nights before going up to Apex Mountain for a few days. We chose the Empire because of the rating and the fact that they had two room suites. It was clean and very quiet this time of year.

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was our families first stay at the Empire Motel. It was great. Room was very clean, staff very friendly. Pool was great. The courtyard was a great place to hang in the evening and BBQ. Location was great so close to Skaha Beach. Motel provides a wagon to take your stuff to the beach. We loved it so much... More

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Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review on our property. More

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Address: 3495 Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Penticton
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