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Villa Motel

655 Highway 3a, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6M6, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here one night Aug 27 - 28 2014 after booking last minute online. Found the young gentleman behind the desk was super friendly from the moment we walked in the door, the room was very clean, bed was extremely comfortable had the best sleep ever and the young girl behind the desk at check out was also very friendly.... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review. I have forwarded your review to our morning staff (she left to go back to her 2nd year at university). We hope to see you again in your future travels to Nelson! More

Spokane, WA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a night here when the weather looked too rough for camping. Overall, it was a good experience. The room was clean and the location, just north of the bridge, was great. We were a little let down that the pool closed early(9pm) and the breakfast was very bare-bones for the price.

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Dr.TMac. Sorry to hear the pool closed too early for you and your family to enjoy. Hopefully you will have a chance to experience our hot tub and salt pool on your next visit to Nelson. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this room while travelling and were really surprised and happy with our choice. While it looks pretty ordinary from the outside and is right on the highway into town we found a very spacious and spotlessly clean room. The bed was very comfortable and with the double glazing and blackout curtains we enjoyed a very refreshing sleep. We... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

It certainly is humbling to hear our guests being surprised in a good way when they choose to stay with us. I do agree with the ordinary 'look' from the outside and have been trying to bring life with red and green umbrella picnic tables and other outdoor decorations/furniture. Thank you for taking the time in writing us a review.... More

Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I spent last Saturday night at the Villa Motel, after booking it on the internet. What a pleasant surprise! It was quiet, clean, had a beautiful view of the Selkirk Mountains, and at a reasonable price. The manager was a wonderful person, who took the time to tell us about the area, and gave us good info... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Hi Doug T, thank you for writing us a great review. Congratulations on your engagement! I will take your other feedback into effect in regards to our room clocks. Hope to see you again in the future. Wishing you two all the best. More

Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Villa Motel during the 2-day MS Bike Tour. When we came back to Nelson in the late afternoon after the 2nd day, he allowed us back into a room so that we could shower, even after we had booked-out early that morning. He was so flexible, accommodating and cheerful. The manager "gets" customer service! He had... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for writing us a review. It is my pleasure to assist you while you are traveling to Nelson. I actually forgot about the previous mix-up on your reservation but now I remember. Thank you for coming back to us even after that situation. We cherish our returning guests. More

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of five of us stayed at the Villa Motel for one night after attending a music festival and were thoroughly impressed with the outstanding service, comfort and spaciousness of the room. My friends and I will definitely be returning to the Villa Motel when we return next summer. Staying here truly was the cherry on top of the... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for your kind review. See you next year! More

Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here a couple nights last weekend. I didn't at all mind that it was a little drive away from downton Nelson...in fact, that's why we chose Villa Motel. Enjoyed the peace and quiet away from downton. The room was clean and I was pleasantly surprised that the bed was made after just one night and we were given... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time in writing a review for us. I'm happy to hear you found Blaylock with my poor attempts in guiding you through Google. This off season, we will be looking to add more power outlets as well as include a phone charging station. As to the shower temperature, I will definitely investigate further on this... More

Lacombe, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights and overall experience was good. We didn't use the pool but it was busy. The one comment or suggestion to management is their time for the breakfast and offering. The continental breakfast is 8-10am. It needs to be 6:30am-10am. Many traveler's want to get an early start. The offerings for breakfast was the least I have... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I understand that many of our guests are from different time zones so opening breakfast at 8am feels like a 9am or even a 10am opening. Some guests just need/want to get up and out on their travels early as well. For next year's summer only, I will be... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Family and I stayed at the Villa Motel for 3 nights, this Motel is a great gem rooms are very clean and comfy we stayed in a 2 bedroom with Kitchenette. Although it is an older Motel they have updated with nice furnishings and bedding. The salt water pool is a nice treat especially when traveling with kids. What... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are excited to hear the salt pool conversion being so warmly appreciated. Looking forward to your next visit! More

Nanaimo, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pros - clean, convenient to town and the lake, has a pool. The cons - pool doesn't open till noon. We booked two rooms, with two beds in one room and three beds in the other. The cleaning staff made one bed per room each day! How weird is that? I have no idea why they didn't make all... More

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Frank S, General Manager at Villa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are one of two properties in Nelson to have a swimming pool and a hot tub. We have also converted to a salt pool. With such a high demand in the summer season for a swimming pool we had to regretfully close the pool facilities in the morning.... More

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Address: 655 Highway 3a, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6M6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
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The Villa Motel is located right by Nelson’s Orange Bridge, with views of Kootenay Lake and the surrounding mountains. It is ideally situated away from Nelson’s city noise with plenty of free parking while being a close 4 minute drive to Baker Street. ... more   less 
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