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Flamingo Motel

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1660 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1H9, Canada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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vancouver,bc
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was attending a graduation at Selkirk College and booked a room based on Trip Advisor,I was not disappointed.Although the room was older everything inside was immaculate and clean.I slept really well. If you find yourself needing a place to stay in this town then I would highly recommend it.

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It would be our great pleasure to have another opportunity to stay with you in our motel. Geoff and Naomi More 

Penticton, Canada
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144 reviews 144 reviews
32 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for one night on the way home from an extended holiday. Old style motel, small, clean and convenient. Not a lot of frills, but we enjoyed a quiet nights sleep and appreciated having our vehicle right out our door. It was an enjoyable change from many of the large chain hotels in which we had been staying. The proprietors... More 

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to give us a kind review! We also appreciate for sharing your amazing long trip experience with us. Hope to see you in the future. Geoff and Naomi More 

Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flamingo Motel is under new ownership and it shows. The new proprietors were professionals in China (lawyer, professor) who have brought that professionalism with them to apply to the task of operating a small regional motel. I really appreciated the quick, responsive emails in securing a suite for two pups and two humans with a full kitchenette. I also appreciated... More 

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We appreciate very much that you gave us those nice suggestions, and you had stayed another 4 nights with us shortly after your review. We are looking forward to your next visit to Castlegar. Geoff and Naomi More 

Rock Creek, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Clean, very clean! Friendly service, perfectly located for me as I was attending a day course at Selkirk College, Castlegar Campus. My two dogs were welcome. While it is an older style motel it is nicely renovated and has all the amenities microwave , fridge, coffee maker, two TVs! one in main area and one in bedroom. Comfy bed in... More 

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lia, Thank you for using our motel. We appreciate that you kept the room so tidy and clean, and your dogs were so friendly. We are doing some renovations in order to make our guests feel more comfortable. You are one of our best valued guests! Thanks for your review and welcome back again. Geoff and Naomi Flamingo Motel,... More 

Penticton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I was tired from a wild winter drive over the Kootenay summit and rolled into Castlegar. I searched for pet friendly motels and the Flamingo was the first. Its very clean, budget priced and centrally located. Check in was amazing, the owners are so kind and caring. They escorted me to my room, started the heat and gave me a... More 

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Ralph, Thank you for taking your time to give us a great review. We are glad to know that you were happy to stay with us. We are looking forward to seeing you and your friendly pet soon in the new year. Warm regards, Geoffrey and Naomi Flamingo Motel, Castlegar More 

Richmond Hill, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We only stayed one night on a long road trip but found this spot to be very clean and comfortable. Enough space for all our stuff and bed comfy too. The owners were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again

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Black Hawk, South Dakota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As my wife said as we pulled in the parking lot (and small too!). Very quaint old-school motel with very nice owners. Rooms were small but fully equiped. Went out for dinner and muffins for breakfast mysteriously appeared while we were gone. Large grassy dog walk area right outside the door and all the apples you can eat.

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Regina, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My daughter and I stayed for 6 nights at this motel while in Castlegar visiting family. Frank met us on arrival and gave us a tour of the property. He invited us to help ourselves to the apples on the apple tree. The room was very comfortable and we were pleased to see that my daughter and I each had... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We arrived on a beautiful sunny afternoon and were met by the owners. After checking in, Debra showed us around the property and told us to help ourselves to the many apples on the trees in their orchard, and told us to help ourselves (which we did) !!! THANK YOU !! Rooms were clean and very comfortable. A bit older,... More 

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hey Buzz, Thank you for taking the time to review us! It means a lot more to us than you could know. We really enjoyed meeting you and are pleased that you are happy with your stay with us. Our Apples are especially delish this year - they have a bit of a honey taste this year. Shoulda seen our... More 

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The owners are fantastic, accommodating, friendly, welcoming and helpful. The rooms are well laid out, perfectly clean and comfortable - and surprisingly quiet even when the motel is full. Our room had a separate living area and bedroom so I could go to bed early and not be disturbed while my husband watched tv. Great value, and we had yummy... More 

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flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, Thank you for the great review! We replied prior but I just realized that our reply did not get posted, maybe I didn't push send?? Thank you for staying with us for those too few days. You really explored the area - you didn't waste your time around here. We are very pleased that you had a nice... More 

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