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“Very nice facility and friendly staff” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino

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Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino
Ranked #6 of 44 Hotels in Penticton
Vancouver, Canada
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Very nice facility and friendly staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Was in Penticton on business and found the Lakeshore Resort Conventions Centre to be top quality hotel. Casino was a bit same-old but all other aspects of the place are worth staying for. Great Staff, nice restaurants (be sure to stay for Breakfast), and a spectacular view of the lake.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Sandgate, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We had 3 nights here in August, in very hot weather. It was great to have a private beach with a nice little bar to relax by. Rooms were of a good size and decor a little underwhelming but perfectly comfortable. Good choice of restaurants/bars and close enough to town to walk in. Quite a busy place, I guess due to the casino but staff were friendly and helpful. All in all, a nice place to go to enjoy a few days by the lake.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank PhilbeachTraveller
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godpr, General Manager at Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
We appreciate the time you took to share your experiences at our resort and we are glad to hear that you were able to take advantage of our private beach and enjoy our on-site restaurants and bars as well as the adjacent casino during your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Penticton.
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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100 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

This was a wonderful experience, You would have to give the rooms at least 5 star. Carded (private) elevator . Beautiful decor! The breakfast restaurant is out over the lake (GREAT VIEW) but a little pricey.
Also attached CASINO

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank SRBTrav
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Summerland
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I won a free night here, so please don't think me ungrateful with my criticism. We were given a nice queen room, but when we came back from dinner there were kids playing hockey in the hallway. We had to phone down twice and twice the bell man told them to stop. The THIRD time I asked for a new room, and we were upgraded to a King room with a lakeview and given a breakfast voucher. The noise from the Barking Parrot bar drifted up a bit but settled down later. There is a lot going on at this hotel, so I can't recommend it if you want something quieter. and don't be a jerk and let your kids disturb other people, especially in a higher end hotel.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank boxowine
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godpr, General Manager at Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
Dear guest,

Thank you for your review. We apologize if, during your stay, some of our other guests' children were not being as accommodating as they should have been, however, we are glad to have been able to compensate you with a new room and complimentary upgrade. Guest comfort, ease and happiness is one of our top priorities and we labor to ensure that each time you and your family visit our resort, you leave very much contented.
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Vancouver, BC
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228 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 603 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Stayed at the Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre for business due to it's convenient location and ample on site amenities. Since I was staying multiple nights it was great to have several food options right on site. Staff was very helpful and accommodating. Rooms were standard in terms of cleanliness and quality. Lakeside views are impressive. As noted by other reviewers there was a fair amount of noise - Was surprised to be woken up by a group drunkenly roaming the halls at 3am on a Tuesday night. Would stay again because of the convenience, but will be requesting to be situated in a quieter location away from the party crowd.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank BCExplorer
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godpr, General Manager at Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
Dear guest,

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your comments and considerations with regards to our resort's diverse activities and amenities and obliging staff. We are always happy to accommodate your needs, and look forward to securing you a quiet, comfortable and relaxing room during your next visit with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us!
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Vancouver, Canada
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137 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The room or rather suite was a little old and dated but "fairly" clean - except the old pretzel and chocolate my dog found on the floor that hadn't been vacuumed up before our arrival. The doors were old and thin and the balcony door was soooooo heavy it could barely be opened. There were plenty of extra pillows and blankets but they were not much use as the pull out bed was so miserable and old it could not be slept on. My kids had to make beds out of the extra pillows and sleep on the floor. Not really what we want when we pay to stay in a hotel. The one bed was very comfortable not like mentioned in the other reveiw. We did get $25 a day in breakfast vouchers for the restaurant and cookies and fruit brought around each night which was nice. And, we got free bottled water which some placed charge for. Whenever we called down for something it was taken care of quickly. However our fridge did not work and I lost all the food I bought. They then brought a new one and it promplty froze all the new food I bought. I mentioned this at check out and got a horrified eyebrow raise from the clerk and a "that's too bad" but no offer of compensation.

There were alot of hockey teams there but they seemed to be well behaved. More so than the bar partrons and casino goers. The area seems kinda sketchy with homeless people and gamblers piddling on the side of the building. The pub was ok during the day but became this out of control LOUD night club at night with bounceres inside the lobby. Quite odd and not what I wanted.

The pool was way too cold one day and them a little better the next. But, not really all that enjoyable and in a dungeon like area.

All in the the place was fine and not a bad value in the winter. I would be hard pressed to pay $325 a night in the summer. Alhtough the water front location and patios might increase the value in summer.

The whole place just really needs a refurb - carpets wallpaper, paint, colours, decor all dated.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank coffeechik
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godpr, General Manager at Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

I appreciate the time you took to formulating this response, as we approach each review with great care and consideration. It is unfortunate that your room was not entirely to your satisfaction during your stay with us. We do take extra care to ensure that before the arrival of each one of our guests, our rooms are thoroughly cleaned and organized and that all necessary adjustments and preparations have been made. I am happy to hear that our staff were effective and timely, and were able to accommodate your needs and address your concerns. I am glad that you were able to enjoy a $25 a day breakfast voucher and the complimentary nightly cookies and fruit and bottled water and that our lakeside location was convenient. We hope that the next time you chose to visit Penticton, you will consider staying with us once again, and will be able to enjoy all our resort has to offer.
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Lyon, France
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33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Hotel well-situated by the lake but without any charm. Old-fashioned rooms with noisy A-C. When the hotel is crowded (as in weekend when we stayed there), it's a kind of "RR central station" atmosphere, which is in fact very tiring. The "front lakeside view rooms" are situated just over the -noisy- restaurants... so it's not the real place to rest. Affable staff. Good restaurant in front of the lake.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Lapinous F
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godpr, General Manager at Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
I am glad to hear that you found our central, lakeside location convenient and that you enjoyed our lakeside restaurants and accommodating staff. However it is unfortunate that due to the busy summer weekend in which you visited us, there were higher volumes of people and subsequently, more noise disturbance than usual. As a family resort, we do welcome a wide range of local and international guests, particularly during the summer months, which can, at times, result in a busier atmosphere. I do hope that this, however, will not deter you from visiting us again in the future. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback!
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Property: Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino
Address: 21 Lakeshore Drive West, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 7M5, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Penticton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Penticton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino 3.5*
Number of rooms: 204
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Penticton Lakeside Resort is a full service hotel in Penticton that offers luxurious amenities, clean, spacious rooms, and a spectacular view of Okanagan Lake. We offer a number of dining options, nearby attractions, and room accommodations to ensure that you can thoroughly enjoy your stay with us. ... more   less 
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