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Kokanee Glacier Resort

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Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good and accommodating staff. The beds and pillows are very comfortable. Location is very nice. Breakfast is ok and I think that they should have at least 2 omelette cooker so people don't need to wait longer for the omelette to cook.

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coquitlam, british columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is just 10 mins north of Nelson and features a huge property with a spectacular view of Kootenay Lake. Kids can roam and play here, pets can enjoy nice walks and you can barbecue your own meals if you want. The very very clean updated rooms include little kitchens to make a day or a week a homey... More 

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Nakusp, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I stumbled upon this place after having a terrible experience at our first hotel of choice. When we called we had no hope that we would be able to stay our full 3 nights but MeiMei moved a few people around so we could! We arrived about half an hour later and she walked us through our... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our room was freshly renovated and the owner did a great job in making the whole resort enjoyable and cozy. The bed was very comfortable, the kitchen well equipped, and the whole studio comfortable and good for a long weekend or more. Great outdoor facilities such as a large patio with BBQ, lawn with furniture and a playground made the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We booked one of the kitchenette rooms. It's perfect for our 2 day stay, clean and comfortable. The grounds are beautiful, very well kept with many options, from bbq's to a fire pit to some quaint sitting areas. The complimentary breakfast was a treat, in the prettiest breakfast room. We can't wait to return again.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A review of ratings sites for this motel has shown me that reviews under TripAdvisor - "4.5/5 Great"; Booking.com - "Fabulous 8.7" and Expedia - "Very Good 4.1/5 are almost meaningless. By no stretch of imagination can this sixties-style motel be regarded as "fabulous" or as a resort. It is basic with no resort-type facilities and in need of an... More 

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Aldergrove, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We stay here every year. Its always nice and clean. Family friendly. The grass is kept nice. The veiw of lake and Nelson at night is beautiful. It has a small playground, fire pit and a quiet sitting area in a tree. We usually stay in one of the two bedroom suites but this trip we stayed in a one... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Travelling with two small children is a daunting task when staying in hotels - many of which often have antique or glass furniture and numerous things that little fingers are bound to get into or break. Kokanee Glacier resort is the perfect place to stay if you have small and busy munchkins . All the furniture is comfortable yet munchkin-proof... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Stayed 5 nights at the end of June. Great view of the lake from some rooms. Only about a 10 minute drive to town. Quiet, clean, friendly and helpful. Website says breakfast included but we found out that doesn't start until July 1 so that was disappointing. Also read that kayaks are free with 2 nights or more stay but... More 

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Meimei K, Operator at Kokanee Glacier Resort, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the 2 bedrooms suite, about the" kayaks are free with 2 nights or more stay " is the deal of booking from us DIRECTLY , then there are 2 kayaks for free for half a day. More 

Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This is a well renovated standard kind of middle-aged motel. Management seem to keep the rooms very clean and the grounds are extensive. Handy having access to the barbeque. It is about 5 miles out of town but the view over the lake and mountains more than makes up for the distance.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A breathtaking view of the Kootenay Lake, only an eight minute drive to the city of Nelson, and close to the Kokanee Glacier Park. The Kokanee Glacier Resort is an excellent starting point for exploring the best of the Kootenays. Comfortable air conditioned suites complete with private bedroom(s), kitchens and many other amenities make this the perfect family vacation destination, or just a great overnight visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kokanee Glacier Resort

Address: 2615 3a Hwy, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6K9, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
Price Range: $85 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kokanee Glacier Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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