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Kokanee Glacier Resort

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2615 Hwy 3A, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6K9, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Further outside of Nelson then I thought but worth the short drive. Small public beach very clean suites and a great breakfast in the morning. We used the bbq and grilled some steak the kitchenette is adequate and was great for a "home cooked" meal at the middle of a holiday. Great place to stay.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place. It was very clean, with a great view. Very helpful staff, willing to give recommendations of places to go in the area. Kitchen had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend. We also rented kayaks, which were easy to access and a fun time to take on the lake.

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Colfax, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed two nights and had time to relax and enjoy the comfortable setting of this lovely inn. The owners are friendly and hospitable and have gone to great lengths to keep the entire inn and property well maintained. Fresh paint, inside and out. The rooms are painted a welcoming color scheme of medium blue and buff light-yellow; the bathrooms... More 

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Deer Park, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Wonderful property. Stayed 2 nights. Very clean including the grounds. I did ask for 2 favors and they were very accomodating and was plesantly surprised. Thank you! Gorgeous views from the hotel .property. We had the spa and stay package. The stay included 2 entry tickets to the hot springs. Cant wait to go back to the Kokanee Glacier Resort.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Owners were somewhat upset that we had dogs and didn't tell them. The online reservation process doesn't ask if you have pets. So they had to "rearrange others to accommodate us". $10 per dog is unreasonable. I understand that not all pet owners are responsible but that shouldn't be the norm. The hotel clerk stated it was also because of... More 

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Shaun C, Owner at Kokanee Glacier Resort, responded to this review

Just to clarify, the owners were not "upset" when this guest booked a suite well in advance, arrived, checked in and paid for the room in advance also. Only then, on his way out, did he reveal he was travelling with his 3 full grown weimaraner dogs. The necessary arrangements were made to have this family of 5 moved into... More 

Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed at this hotel in Nelson in August 2014. The grounds were well kept, the rooms were very clean but dated. There is access across the road to a beach, and kayak rentals at the hotel. There was a daily continental breakfast, which was exceptional. There was also an area that guests could BBQ if they desired. Staff was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

To Whom it May Concern:) Going through very positive and warm Tripadviser reviews, we decided to stay in Kokanee Glacier Resort. Actually, Kokanee exceeded our picky team expectations. Staying in Kokanee Glacier you will not see any DownTown strangers. Hotel has very good parking lot and kids playground. Staying in resort, you will be in the middle of the Nelson... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Nice place to spend a long weekend or an entire late spring/summer/early fall week!! The view of the lake is amazing from the hill where the motel is located. Older building and furnishing but everything is kept clean inside and outside. Short drive to the city but farther away from the downtown.

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Palmer Lake, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Shaun and Amanda couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful! My husband and sister and I shared a suite for four nights in September 2014, and had a wonderful stay. The suite was spacious and quiet, with comfortable beds, an efficient and well-stocked kitchen, and a great view of the lake. Shaun provided kayaks and helped us carry them down... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in July 2014. Great experience! The owners were lovely, the view - amazing, and the hotel had every feature we were looking for: Pet-friendly, kitchenette, a/c... They truly have thought of everything. We will be returning every summer.

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