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Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Currently staying at the hostel while looking for an apartment. Got a standard private room at very reasonable rate. It is clean and functional. Location is great and people friendly. Keep in mind this is a hostel, not a hotel, but I would recommend trying a hostel if you never have... Get to meet people, very different experience than staying... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

air condition room and w/ free continental breakfast as advertised is complete false,,,they will give you small electric fan,,I booked this weekend but boy I made a big mistake..no washrooms inside the room- you have to go outside another floor for shared washrooms, no towels and the shower room - you cannot bend to scrub your feet.. I think this... More 

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Maggie W, Front Office Manager at Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel, responded to this review

Free coffee, or tea and do it yourself ( D I Y ) breakfast , is always available , as per web site , there is no mention of air conditional in every room, in some room we do have it . Our web site states share bathrooms , kitchen and towel are 5 dollars charge if you need it.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The lady who work at the reception is VERY RUDE she should do a proper training, she is just after the money seriously she doesn't mind if the guest is happy or not as long as she's getting money! place is so small very uncomfortable female washroom, no toilet paper washroom floor is always wet. place is so dirty, smells... More 

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Maggie W, Front Office Manager at Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel, responded to this review

The previous guest are responsible for drying the floor after use . This is not a 5 star hotel , we try out best to keep the hostel very clean WE have lot of return customers WE appreciate your input thank you More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The Owner will change price the second day.. and wont respect the customer itt is her house so you need move according to her.. if you dont check out she charges your credit card with no warning after 5 minutes and threat to call the cops. dont go

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Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I loved this place, but not for its quality. Our stay was hilarious and we still have running gags about it. Communication with the owner for booking was already "interesting" but all worked out fine. We arrived by chance at the same time as a big group and were told that we should have arrived earlier or later. Well how... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We had a trip planned to Kelowna, and we booked at this location two months beforehand. We booked a 2nd floor bedroom for 50 CAD. When we got there, the owner did not pick up the phone, and she was 1 hour late to the appointment time. By the time she got to us, she said "It's all because of... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Dirty, filthy, disgusting, rude....adjectives which apply equally do the rooms and the owner. This is NOT a hostel....it is a half-way house, flop house, boarding house. We slept in our sleeping bags on the beds with our own pillows because the quilts were so filthy. Woke up, packed up and left without showering or partaking of the cold bagels and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This place is terrible. Nothing in the picture tells you that the bedroom and hallways smell like cat pee; the kitchen is smelly, dirty, and shared with other people; bedroom is cluttered with awkward furniture and the bed sheets are old and it smells; worst of all, the owner is crazy. Any amount for any unused days, regardless of reason,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I really hated this place. I shortened my stay and booked another room far from this hostel. Except the location there is nothing to like about this place. The girls bathroom is located upstairs. So you need to cross the corridor, walk through the kitchen, take a steep stairs, walk through another corridor. How was I supposed to do that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Oddest hostel I have stayed in. The lady at the desk "Lee" was very unfriendly and a little strange. She was not very forthcoming with information and zero people skills. I asked how she liked Kelowna and she told me she didn't like the people. Never gave me a tour but when I came back later the only real communal... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel is located in the heart of downtown Kelowna for everyday convenience. We are close to the nearby beach facility at the beautiful Okanagan Lake. Also, walking distance to grocery store, restaurants and cafes. Our prices are hard to beat, low budget accommodation for travellers of all ages and groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel

Address: 730 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6P5, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Kelowna > Central City
Price Range: $60 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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