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Kokanee Glacier Resort

2.5 of 5 2615 Hwy 3A, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6K9, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Palmer Lake, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Grande Prairie, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were driving back into Nelson after no luck with vacancy in any of the campgrounds. We saw this beautiful little gem up on the hill. We missed seeing the no vacancy sign, and were luck enough to find out they just had a cancellation. We fell in love with the place from here on. The owners are both very... More

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We've been visiting this place for the last seven years. The motel is very clean and updated, the stuff and owners are very friendly and acomodating, the location is very convenient, close to everything. Can't wait till next year to have my morning coffee in the patio above the lake!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My family and I have always enjoyed staying here. We have booked regular summer weekend visits for several years . We really enjoy the piece and serenity of the beautiful lake and mountain surroundings. I always find the staff to be friendly and helpful. I also enjoy the easy access to the lake and use of the Kayaks . We... More

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

It was really great seeing you again this year George. You have a great family and we are glad you choose to stay with us when you are in the Nelson area. Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I have you booked in for next Summer so we will see you then. More

Kelowna Canada
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3 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I booked this because it was rated #1 on this site and was reasonably priced. When we arrived, my wife and I viewed the place and wanted to leave. Our initial impression was not good. We'd already paid for the night, so we stayed. It is NOT a resort....more like an 'older' motel. It's probably better for families with children,... More

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

Hello Pompey2, Thank you for your review as you have brought up a few good tips for people looking to book a trip to Nelson or anywhere else. When a property is rated number 1 on a travel review site this does not mean that it will posses the specific needs of each individual. It simply means that a very... More

Alberta, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very friendly, very clean, quiet, affordable family run accommodations. Pleasant staff at free breakfast, and owners showed care and attention. Pet friendly, children friendly, beautiful grounds. Wasn't sure how to get to beach area and a bit sketchy crossing the highway with children and dog. Nice playground on property. Would stay there again.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Kokanee Glacier Resort has a great view of the lake and our room was a one-bedroom suite. It was nice having a kitchen/sitting/dining area separate from the bedroom. Cooking and eating utensils are provided. Though the complex is a bit older, it is clean and cared for. Very pleasant and helpful staff made us feel welcome. A gas barbecue... More

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went looking for a weekend getaway in nearby Nelson BC. What a delightful place! Beautiful quiet picturesque! Small clean updated room. Comfortable bed, Small kitchenette for our picnic supplies. Good thing the A/C worked well because temps were in the upper 90s. Nice breakfast served each morning. Resort had kayaks for us to use right off their beach. Lots of... More

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Fairfax, VA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My contact with Shaun, the owner, began before we arrived. I was expecting an important package which was sent by UPS. It arrived a couple of days before we did. Shaun took the initiative to call me to let me know it had arrived and assured me it'd be at the desk when I got there. He was and it... More

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Address: 2615 Hwy 3A, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6K9, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kokanee Glacier Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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