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Kokanee Glacier Resort

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#6 of 10 Hotels in Nelson
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The owners, Panda and Meimei are so friendly and helpful and I loved the personal touches both in the decor and service. A wonderful breakfast was included in a charming spacious dining area with everything you could desire including lots of fresh cut fruit, cereals, yogurt, omelettes and home-baked muffins and more. Our big fluffy dog was welcome and our...

Thank Elaine S
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great sleep and enjoyed our stay very much. Exceptionally clean rooms. Continental breakfast was great. Friendly staff who were very helpful. Good location as we were headed north to the ferry. Had dinner in Nelson which is close by.

Thank sunisalwaysshining
Pemberton, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This motel was a little ways out of town, there is a sign that indicates it is coming up which is helpful. The motel is across the street from the lake but there is no visible place to get to the water. The room was workable, futon was comfortable for the kids, the bed was good, kitchen stocked with the...

Thank plentyofwonder
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I booked into the Kokanee Glacier Resort in some desperation because I needed a room for a night on a weekend when everything in the interior of BC was booked up. The resort is about 10 minutes outside of Nelson, so it had some rooms available. I grabbed one for me and my dog. While the name may be overselling...

Thank Prairieguy_11
Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The owner/operator, Mei Mei was super friendly and attentive, very accommodating! Great customer service is rare in this area so we very much appreciated her enthusiasm. The room was clean and the futon was comfortable to sleep on. The pressure in the shower was low but not too bad. You can hear people in the room above so I would...

Thank RyguyC
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Just finished a three-night stay at this lovely little motel. We booked it based on the positive Trip Advisor rating and reviews. Once again, Trip Advisor did not let us down. This property is one of those great, family-run "old school" motels that provide excellent value for travellers weary of mediocre chain hotels. We stayed in a very comfortable, one-bedroom...

Thank MarkfromAB
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This little hotel came highly recommended from other trip advisor members. And it was very clean and well updated with new tub surround and newer flooring, clean updated kitchen area and nicely done painted furniture and fun little bedroom lighting etc. The grounds were beautiful too and although we didn't have breakfast it is provided each morning. The hotel is...

1Thank Karmatravelers
Cranbrook, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean, spacious, comfortable room for family of 5! Excellent and friendly service! Definitely a great place to stay. Kayak rentals available and a nice breakfast. Perfect for a family getaway. Close to hiking and shopping. No shortage of things to do close by.

Thank MamaBear820
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Pros: - Our room was great. We were by the laundry room and vending machines and after closing the nearest window is was so quiet you could easily believe you were anywhere in the hotel - Good size bed for two adults - Excellent breakfast with local fresh fruits - Just the right distance North of Nelson and just South...

1Thank LBzsakul
Summerland, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is a well keep place with great hospitality. Very,very clean with comfortable beds. Great owners. Lake view and close to all the outdoor activitives Approximately 10km from downtown. Awesome breakfast, fresh fruit and homemade muffins.😀 We would totally go back again.🖒

Thank Andreas M

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
Price Range: RM421 - RM564 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Nelson
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ground floor allows you to park right next to the room. One flight up has nicer view.”
anonymous44881, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Book an upper floor, super squeaky floors”
jessieCanada, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the second level but not near the BBQ deck”
WorldTravellerSoon, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“if you have children may want to check different room options. 1 bedroom suite offers 1 bed and hide-a-bed in separate room.”
  • Photo of our dog in the doorway of our pet-friendly room
sidneypuss, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“second floor was quiet, away from the common seating areas.”
plentyofwonder, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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US$89* /night
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