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Deer Park, Washington
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Wonderful property. Stayed 2 nights. Very clean including the grounds. I did ask for 2 favors and they were very accomodating and was plesantly surprised. Thank you! Gorgeous views from the hotel .property. We had the spa and stay package. The stay included 2 entry tickets to the hot springs. Cant wait to go back to the Kokanee Glacier Resort....

Thank valsxy
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Owners were somewhat upset that we had dogs and didn't tell them. The online reservation process doesn't ask if you have pets. So they had to "rearrange others to accommodate us". $10 per dog is unreasonable. I understand that not all pet owners are responsible but that shouldn't be the norm. The hotel clerk stated it was also because of...

3Thank 2yikes_2
Shaun C, Owner at Kokanee Glacier Resort, responded to this review

Just to clarify, the owners were not "upset" when this guest booked a suite well in advance, arrived, checked in and paid for the room in advance also. Only then, on his way out, did he reveal he was travelling with his 3 full grown weimaraner dogs. The necessary arrangements were made to have this family of 5 moved into...

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed at this hotel in Nelson in August 2014. The grounds were well kept, the rooms were very clean but dated. There is access across the road to a beach, and kayak rentals at the hotel. There was a daily continental breakfast, which was exceptional. There was also an area that guests could BBQ if they desired. Staff was...

Thank DerbyMama
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2015

To Whom it May Concern:) Going through very positive and warm Tripadviser reviews, we decided to stay in Kokanee Glacier Resort. Actually, Kokanee exceeded our picky team expectations. Staying in Kokanee Glacier you will not see any DownTown strangers. Hotel has very good parking lot and kids playground. Staying in resort, you will be in the middle of the Nelson...

2Thank Rod A
Port Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Nice place to spend a long weekend or an entire late spring/summer/early fall week!! The view of the lake is amazing from the hill where the motel is located. Older building and furnishing but everything is kept clean inside and outside. Short drive to the city but farther away from the downtown.

Thank Flanto
Palmer Lake, Colorado
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Shaun and Amanda couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful! My husband and sister and I shared a suite for four nights in September 2014, and had a wonderful stay. The suite was spacious and quiet, with comfortable beds, an efficient and well-stocked kitchen, and a great view of the lake. Shaun provided kayaks and helped us carry them down...

Thank Diane S
Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in July 2014. Great experience! The owners were lovely, the view - amazing, and the hotel had every feature we were looking for: Pet-friendly, kitchenette, a/c... They truly have thought of everything. We will be returning every summer.

Thank Sandra A
Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We were driving back into Nelson after no luck with vacancy in any of the campgrounds. We saw this beautiful little gem up on the hill. We missed seeing the no vacancy sign, and were luck enough to find out they just had a cancellation. We fell in love with the place from here on. The owners are both very...

1Thank Mac-Murdoch
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We've been visiting this place for the last seven years. The motel is very clean and updated, the stuff and owners are very friendly and acomodating, the location is very convenient, close to everything. Can't wait till next year to have my morning coffee in the patio above the lake!

Thank Lana B
Reviewed 31 July 2014

My family and I have always enjoyed staying here. We have booked regular summer weekend visits for several years . We really enjoy the piece and serenity of the beautiful lake and mountain surroundings. I always find the staff to be friendly and helpful. I also enjoy the easy access to the lake and use of the Kayaks . We...

Thank George M
Shaun C, Owner at Kokanee Glacier Resort, responded to this review

It was really great seeing you again this year George. You have a great family and we are glad you choose to stay with us when you are in the Nelson area. Thank you for taking the time to post a review, I have you booked in for next Summer so we will see you then.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Nelson
Price Range: $109 - $159 (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

“Book an upper floor, super squeaky floors”
 of 5 bubbles jessieCanada, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the second level but not near the BBQ deck”
 of 5 bubbles NorthAmericaTravel, 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
 of 5 bubbles sidneypuss, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“second floor was quiet, away from the common seating areas.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Prairieguy_11, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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