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Flamingo Motel

1660 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1H9, Canada
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Flamingo Motel
Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Castlegar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the cleanest motels i have been too ! The owners Frank & Debra are very friendly . Excellent location close to everything ! The grounds are well groomed plus theres a barbecue and pond . AC in the rooms .

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hey Ricky, Thanks for taking the time to post such a great review! I really enjoyed visiting with you and look foreword to the next time you pass this way. Safe travels. I will look you up when I am in Cow-town. Regards, Frank. Flamingo Motel, Castlegar, BC. More

Princeton, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They make a wonderful muffin....left two in our room. Thank you. Nice place, clean, but only one of the rooms was airconditioned....and that one had a rather saggy bed. and this was in the middle of a heatwave (and the air conditioning hadn't been turned on). Not the most restful night.

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Larry, Thanks for the compliments on the muffins, they are very healthy and a nice thing to have with your coffee in the mornings. We don't do it every day. Especially baking in this heat. About the air conditioning, I'm not a big A/C fan - and nor are many of our customers. We don't think it's good for... More

Edmonton, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tiny and fairly old motel was a pleasant surprise. It was clean almost beyond belief, not a speck anywhere. We were greeted by the owner/managers in a friendly manner and invited to partake in the newly ripe cherries on their trees on the property...quite a treat for prairie folk. We were also greeted upon return after day 1 with... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped here late at night, and left early in the morning, so perhaps didn't enjoy all of the advantages of this motel. They accomodated my schedule, which was quite helpful. This seems to be a clean, renovated set of rooms, but is an older motel and the consrtuction limits what they can do with it. The room was a... More

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Dave. As you were arriving late and sounded like a nice fellow we took the somewhat unusual step of leaving the suite open for you, trusting that you would stop and see us in the morning. We expect that you appreciated that. The suite that we suggested for you in was one of our smaller “Salesman Suites”. They are... More

Alfred, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were very lucky to book this motel. we would have preferred 2 nights but due to a plant shutdown the town was totally booked up. This motel deserves all the praise I have seen online. It is spotless, has all usual motel amenities. We got a 2 bed option which ended up being 1 bed in a front room... More

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys. Thank you for the great review. When you folks "Magically Appeared" here, we only had a room for you for one night. Sorry - It would have been nice if you could have stayed longer. Yup, we just have the 6 suites. Debra and I prefer this, it's far easier to keep on top of quality control. And... More

Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Choose this place based on trip advisor reviews. We just needed a place to sleep- wanted simple, clean & affordable. That's what we got. The quilt was homemade -nice touch. Owners are really nice and we felt happy to give them our $.

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi project78. Thanks so much for your great review. It was pleasure meeting you. A nice drive from Edmonton. The only suite that we had left for you was our smallest suite which you folks settled into with nary a peep :-) We didn't get to check with you the next morning, just saw your tail lights at that early... More

Mackay, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This motel was perfect for us, with its large lounge/dining/kitchen and separate bedroom & bathroom. Everything was very clean, and Frank & Debra were incredibly friendly and helpful, even providing us with large pot for us to cook our soup for 4. Everything else we needed was in the room. It was also only 3 minutes walk to Safeway. Because... More

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Well. What can I say. We were hit here by a whirlwind of Ozzy's. What a night! We so much enjoyed visiting with you folks. Gary had his stuff packed - he was going with you. He still watches at the window for you. We gotta get a boat. A big one. One that can carry my blue car [don't... More

St. Albert, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Arrived and was greeted by Debra and Rico, (he's a dog). Was shown to and around my room. The next evening I arrived back to the room to discover some lovely baked strudel. Frank and Debra were very helpful in directing me about town and where inquisitive as to the reason for my visit. The rooms were very clean, neat... More

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chad, Thanks for taking the time to post the great review! We're pleased that you were happy here for the several days that you stayed with us. You are an interesting fellow, and it means a lot to us when we get a top review from someone so well traveled. We look forward to the next time you are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the flamingo. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms for a night, and though the bed was a little stiff for my liking I would certainly come back again. The price was minimal, the owner was very friendly and helpful and even brought us muffins for the morning since we had to leave... More

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a great review! We are pleased that you were happy, and we look forward to the next time that we can welcome you to our little Motel! More

New Westminster, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Both Frank and Debra were very friendly and helpful--eager to make our stay the best it could be. The rooms are not fancy, but very clean and comfortable, the beds were covered with homemade quilts, and we would return to homemade muffins each evening. The Flamingo was recommended to us by a relative who had stayed there the summer before... More

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Girls,Thank you for taking time to post such a nice review! We sure didn't see too much of you girls in the days that you stayed with us - go, go, go .... We are pleased that your stay was comfortable and we look forward to the next time that we can welcome you to stay with us! Best... More

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Address: 1660 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1H9, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Castlegar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay at our little oasis in the center of Castlegar. Our Motel features economical salesman/sleeping suites as well as full kitchen suites. All of our beds have home made quilts and our Park and Gazebo with a gas BBQ is very popular meeting/gathering place for guests. While you're here check out our quilt shop. You won't find cleaner or cozier accommodations anywhere. ... more   less 
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