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Kokanee Glacier Resort

#6 of 10 Hotels in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Had a great experience at the Kokanee Glacier Resort. The resort overlooks Kokanee Lake and although there are no views from the rooms the oweners have strategically placed chairs on the property to take advantage of the view. There is a also a sitting area for smokers and two barbeques. The rooms are actually one and two bedroom suites with...

Thank TGB40
Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Stayed here with my husband, and two boys (5 and 2 years old) for three nights. I was very impressed with the cleanliness, the facilities and the thought that had been put into making this resort user friendly and comfortable. There are outdoor eating areas, view points and a little play area. It rained for the three days we were...

Thank Alison L
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Stayed here for 4 days and was treated so well here. It's a 10 min drive to town but has a bus closeby if you don't want to drive. We had motorcycles and they were safe right outside the door and no concerns leaving them parked here. This is a quiet and relaxing place perfect as we chose to not...

Thank Brooke G
Innisfail, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This place is the bee's knees. lovely people, lovely setting. the rooms are clean and cozy and the bed is super comfortable. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. The view is unbelievable and the motel grounds are quiet. We had a swim at their beach it was fantastic! I can't say enough. It's about 8 minutes...

Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The view, the rooms are updated and very clean, the peacefulness, the covered areas, the BBQ's, in house laundry and free wifi. You don't get the noice of the City here! Sean is very accommodating. This is a great place to stay when in Nelson area. Jen Wruth

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

This resort is fabulous! So quaint, comfortable and very peaceful! Beautiful view, out of the city, nice and quiet! Outdoor living spaces with covered areas, BBQ's, in house inexpensive laundry. Sean is great and very accommodating! Totally recommend this place and look forward to bringing my family here. Cara Nelson

Thank Cara D
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

A lovely getaway near Kokanee Creek and Nelson. Kudos and thanks to staff who noticed and returned a forgotten item before we even realized it was missing! We stayed during June, and enjoyed lovely breakfasts with a personal touch in the communal room- much nicer than the HI Express! Thanks, KGR!

Thank Tkhaner
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Further outside of Nelson then I thought but worth the short drive. Small public beach very clean suites and a great breakfast in the morning. We used the bbq and grilled some steak the kitchenette is adequate and was great for a "home cooked" meal at the middle of a holiday. Great place to stay.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Nice place. It was very clean, with a great view. Very helpful staff, willing to give recommendations of places to go in the area. Kitchen had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend. We also rented kayaks, which were easy to access and a fun time to take on the lake.

Thank LA_1012
Colfax, Washington
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We stayed two nights and had time to relax and enjoy the comfortable setting of this lovely inn. The owners are friendly and hospitable and have gone to great lengths to keep the entire inn and property well maintained. Fresh paint, inside and out. The rooms are painted a welcoming color scheme of medium blue and buff light-yellow; the bathrooms...

1Thank Kelsey L

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • 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: €76 - €118 (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
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
“If you book ahead of time, ask for one of the end rooms for a spectacular view of the lake.”
Prairieguy_11, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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