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Mermaid Lodge & Motel

3622 North Street | P.O. Box 1333, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
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Hermiston, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value room in an older fashioned motel. No frills and no service i.e refresh coffee or make beds from leaving our room in the morning to returning at night. OK for us but kind of expect more in today's competitive market. Lovely owners who accommodated our early check in request at no extra charge. Towels were nice quality but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an older motel but the kitchenette was stocked. The room was very clean and the beds were excelent. We would stay there again. It is also just right next door to the hot springs. The Dougherty's.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Boy were we happy that this Motel was nearby one time when we had a spur of the moment road trip to the hot springs next door, and they were booked! It was a very pleasant stay and like I said i'm so glad it was there since we drove 6-8 hours from Idaho! Clean and comfortable! Great rates as... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This place was great! Just coming from camping and we needed a place where we could cook our food. The rooms had a kitchenette, dining table, couch, balcony, and an extra guest room. Pet friendly, and a two minute walk to the hot springs. I greatly recommend this place. Great staff, BBQ and hot tub available at no extra charge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Thank you to the owners who met us with a smile and warmth after we had a trying day! Small and cosy, nice and clean! Very reasonably priced.Even had a balcony. Hot tub available. They supplied bath towels so we didn't have to rent at the Hot Springs. Located at the foot of the Hot Springs parking lot. I would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I wanna say thanks to the owners. I lost my wallet and they searched the room several times. Later my wallet was found and mailed to me. Everything is still in my wallet. They are so nice. The motel is also good. Clean, reasonable price, wonderful view, good service, close to the hot spring.

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Cottonwood, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A small motel but a great stay. Rooms are clean, staff very friendly. Rooms have balconeys. A little paint needed on them but quite functional. A very short walk to the hot springs, worth the savings of staying in the big hotel. The Mermaid provides nice beach towels for the hot springs. Our room came with two beds and a... More

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Address: 3622 North Street | P.O. Box 1333, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Ainsworth Hot Springs
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Clean, comfortable, newly renovated motel kitchenette units that will sleep 2-6 persons and modest, historical lodge units that will sleep 2-6 persons. All units have balconies with lake & mountain views and are conveniently located next door to the Ainsworth Hot Springs Pools and Cave. On-site outdoor BBQ and Jacuzzi/Hottub open year-round. Additional amenities include wireless Internet, satellite TV/Radio and complimentary pool towels. Don't want to drive here?? No problem, we can arrange shuttle service from Nelson Greyhound Bus Lines or Castlegar Airport to Ainsworth Hot Springs. You can also fly in to the new international airport in Cranbrook., B.C., then rent a car for the scenic 3 hour drive to Ainsworth Hot Springs. ... more   less 
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