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Mermaid Lodge & Motel

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3622 North Street | P.O. Box 1333, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The halls need a wash. There was garbage all over the property. The matresses are old. They've upgraded the duvets and floors. Its like staying an old ladies house but one you'd come back too maybe every few years. Its not for everyone; its for those who like a clean place to sleep.

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Fruitvale, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice rooms with kitchen unit . affordable prices close to hot springs. beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. friendly staff . also vary nice that they allow pets cats dogs . or what ever kinda of pet u may have .

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

we stayed there for three nights. never saw one cleaning person the entire three nights. no fresh towels, coffee, or garbage emptied. and they changed the room rate, and wanted only cash, or extra charges. this has been reported to CRA.

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MermaidMotel, Owner at Mermaid Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

We have owned and operated our small motel in Ainsworth Hot springs for the past 33 years and have been giving out coupons to our guests that entitle them to a 3rd night free on their next visit, effective from November 1st thru to March 31st every year, valid on cash sales only. When this guest called to reserve only... More 

Spokane, Washington, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband and I needed a break from preparing for this coming winter. We again decided it was time to go SOAK and BREATHE at the Hotsprings. The wonderful part of our journey was our stay at The Mermaid LODGE AND MOTEL. Clean, Warm and well appointed Kitchen with everything you could think of. Pet Friendly !!! If you need... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

The place accepts pets which is rare. Convenient 3 minute walk to the hot spring pools. I could see people in the pool from our room. The motel is showing signs of age though so if that bothers you, don't get the rooms at the back.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Unit 7 had only a hook latch leading to the balcony and the door did not close properly. Large brown stink bugs were coming in through the door crack, which apparently come from the cedar trees. I could not keep them out. After sitting in the room and reading for awhile, we could not keep on top of the bugs... More 

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MermaidMotel, Owner at Mermaid Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry this guest did not enjoy her stay with us but we did explain that this time of year we have a certain kind of flying bug called the Cedar Bug that flies in from the surrounding Cedar trees and tries to come in for hibernation over the winter months. We do not have any control over these... More 

Waterloo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were fortunate to stay at the Mermaid, with our small (9 pound) dog, as almost nowhere can you find a place that accepts your pet! The owners are wonderfully friendly and easy-going, and we had an adorable kitchenette, could keep groceries and cook. The bed sheets were sateen cotton, so clean and fresh from the clothes-line! We sat outside... More 

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Hermiston, Oregon, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The place needs a little keeping up, but come on know you are in the mountains. What do you expect! The owners are very friendly!!!! Next door to the hot springs, and a place to sleep is all we really needed. Also for a very good price. we only use the room to sleep in and were gone all day.... More 

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gardiner, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This hotel desperately needs some updating and a secure patio door that actually seals and has more than a chain lock would be nice. Anyone who wanted to could pull that door open with little effort and rob you blind. The owner was pleasant enough and gave us free towels so we didn't have to rent them which was about... More 

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Swift Current, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

OK... so you don't get free pool passes. Whoopdeedo. You pay far less. And you have a kitchenette. We used the barbecue twice. Wifi was a bit iffy because of the storm, but that's really not why we were there! Very nice to have a separate bedroom, balcony, actual kitchen table and chairs. And Neil and Marsha are amazing hosts.... More 

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