Overall I give this place a 4 which is saying a lot for your ma and pa operation that is competing against the giants of the likes of Best Western, Super 8 etc.
So, he offered a key to check out the room prior to renting. I admit, I was initially skeptical, but my wife immediately liked the place. Its right across the street from the beach. The casino is only a km away if thats what you like doing too!
The owner is a great guy as is his friend which helps him out on a volunteer basis. He ended up giving us a deal due to circumstances outside of his control with some other rowdy guests that kept us up all night.
We spent three nights here.
I loved the kitchenettes and the place truly feels homey once your inside. Your kitchenette has all the necessities, including kettle, pots, pans, plates etc etc. The windows facing other guests is one way glass, also a bonus. I recall no fan in the bathroom.
The furnishing although not high end, are appropriate for the place.
I can't stress how hard it must be competing against the giants in the hotel industry. The owner did a great job with the resources that he has.
I must mention how the owners friend helped us with the TV. He was in the middle of cooking his dinner and helped fix the connections on the TV. Thank you!
If I had one complaint, it would be the lack of a phone in the room. I am a safety person. Having a phone in the room in cases of emergency should be a must. That is a minor detail, but also the first time that I stayed at a motel with no phone.
Overall, my wife and I will stay there again when we go back.
Just going through the rest of the check sheet for this review, there is no fitness center and no pool)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located only steps away from beautiful Okanagan Lake, our clean and non-smoking rooms along with our many onsite amenities, will provide an oasis for those needing a break from beach! Chill out in our A/C equipped rooms, stay connected with free high speed wireless internet, cook a gourmet meal in our full size kitchens, or fire up the BBQ's and grill your favourite dinner. Our knowledgeable staff will also direct you to attractions, shopping, fun, food, golf, and wineries near your room or suite. There are also lots of skiing, festivals, water sports, hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, art galleries, and day spas to explore nearby, so guests can rest assured that their stay in Penticton will never have a dull moment. ... more less
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