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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are a bit dated, but they are clean and well kept. It is right next to the hot springs and you can walk over in a minute. Of you need anything or want to know about the area just ask and a wealth of knowledge is right at hand.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our third time to stay at Mermaid. It has taken on a new look with some updating. Marsha and Neil are always so nice to treat us as their old friends . Whenever we want to visit Ainsworth Hot Springs, we think of Mermaid. It is clean and convenient, just steps away from the Hot Spring Cave. Most... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you travel with a pet as I do then you know that you are always looking for a place that is comfortable and welcoming. This motel is both. Its right next to the hot springs and its an easy walk. The rooms are clean and all have a balcony over looking the lake. Its not a four star place... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending 3 day and 4 nights camping around b.c and during the last 2 nights camping we got rained out. So we decided to head to our next destination Ainsworth. We found Mermaid lodge on bookings.com. When we arrived super early, Marsha let us check in 4 hours early. But because of the storm the night before they had... More 

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed only a few days in Mermaid Lodge. Wanted to swim in the AInsworth hotsprings are a heavy period of clearing the house of my father in Creston. The hotsprings are about 100 meter from this motel. The room was clean and contained everything needed. The view from our room was spectacular: The deep blue Kootenay Lake and the... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

don't let looks deceive you when you see Mermaid Lodge. We stayed for two nights, three days. We were able to check in early with no heads up. The manager is the greatest. She took great care of us, answered all our silly tourist questions and made sure we had the best stay possible. It was very quiet and extremely... More 

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Susanville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very, very friendly people here. While the motel itself shows some age, it is very comfortable and extremely clean. We had room 7 which is a two bed unit with balcony view of Kootenay Lake. The property also has a hot tub which unfortunately we did not use as we were both tired after riding motorcycles for 9 hours. Overall... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is an older motel, but they have made some updates and it was clean. Marsha upgraded our room, since the TV was not working in the room we booked. The view was nice and there was a small balcony. It was raining when we were there, so did not sit outside, except at the hot springs. The flooring had... More 

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Almost every year for our anniversary, we stay at the Mermaid. The rooms are clean and the owners are friendly and obliging. They know the area and give us great ideas for activities. We usually get a kitchenette so we can cook most meals. This time we couldn't find a bottle opener and they obliged by giving us one to... More 

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langley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We have stayed 2x at this motel. The rooms are clean and the service is friendly and accommodating. My friends and I travel with our dogs and the staff is very dog friendly and savvy. Great view of the lake and if the Hot Springs would clean up there trash it would be even better. Don't let the resort suck... More 

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