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Reviewed 13 May 2015

I was attending a graduation at Selkirk College and booked a room based on Trip Advisor,I was not disappointed.Although the room was older everything inside was immaculate and clean.I slept really well. If you find yourself needing a place to stay in this town then I would highly recommend it.

Thank dallasbc
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It would be our great pleasure to have another opportunity to stay with you in our motel. Geoff and Naomi

Penticton, Canada
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped for one night on the way home from an extended holiday. Old style motel, small, clean and convenient. Not a lot of frills, but we enjoyed a quiet nights sleep and appreciated having our vehicle right out our door. It was an enjoyable change from many of the large chain hotels in which we had been staying. The proprietors...

Thank Philip P
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to give us a kind review! We also appreciate for sharing your amazing long trip experience with us. Hope to see you in the future. Geoff and Naomi

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Flamingo Motel is under new ownership and it shows. The new proprietors were professionals in China (lawyer, professor) who have brought that professionalism with them to apply to the task of operating a small regional motel. I really appreciated the quick, responsive emails in securing a suite for two pups and two humans with a full kitchenette. I also appreciated...

1Thank Coonhounds
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We appreciate very much that you gave us those nice suggestions, and you had stayed another 4 nights with us shortly after your review. We are looking forward to your next visit to Castlegar. Geoff and Naomi

Rock Creek, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Clean, very clean! Friendly service, perfectly located for me as I was attending a day course at Selkirk College, Castlegar Campus. My two dogs were welcome. While it is an older style motel it is nicely renovated and has all the amenities microwave , fridge, coffee maker, two TVs! one in main area and one in bedroom. Comfy bed in...

1Thank Bucat1
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lia, Thank you for using our motel. We appreciate that you kept the room so tidy and clean, and your dogs were so friendly. We are doing some renovations in order to make our guests feel more comfortable. You are one of our best valued guests! Thanks for your review and welcome back again. Geoff and Naomi Flamingo Motel,...

Penticton, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I was tired from a wild winter drive over the Kootenay summit and rolled into Castlegar. I searched for pet friendly motels and the Flamingo was the first. Its very clean, budget priced and centrally located. Check in was amazing, the owners are so kind and caring. They escorted me to my room, started the heat and gave me a...

Thank Ralph T
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Ralph, Thank you for taking your time to give us a great review. We are glad to know that you were happy to stay with us. We are looking forward to seeing you and your friendly pet soon in the new year. Warm regards, Geoffrey and Naomi Flamingo Motel, Castlegar

Richmond Hill, Canada
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We only stayed one night on a long road trip but found this spot to be very clean and comfortable. Enough space for all our stuff and bed comfy too. The owners were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again

Thank 1LIZT1
Black Hawk, South Dakota
Reviewed 12 October 2014

As my wife said as we pulled in the parking lot (and small too!). Very quaint old-school motel with very nice owners. Rooms were small but fully equiped. Went out for dinner and muffins for breakfast mysteriously appeared while we were gone. Large grassy dog walk area right outside the door and all the apples you can eat.

1Thank 368brucet
Regina, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2014

My daughter and I stayed for 6 nights at this motel while in Castlegar visiting family. Frank met us on arrival and gave us a tour of the property. He invited us to help ourselves to the apples on the apple tree. The room was very comfortable and we were pleased to see that my daughter and I each had...

Thank Laura B
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We arrived on a beautiful sunny afternoon and were met by the owners. After checking in, Debra showed us around the property and told us to help ourselves to the many apples on the trees in their orchard, and told us to help ourselves (which we did) !!! THANK YOU !! Rooms were clean and very comfortable. A bit older,...

Thank buzzyjoy
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hey Buzz, Thank you for taking the time to review us! It means a lot more to us than you could know. We really enjoyed meeting you and are pleased that you are happy with your stay with us. Our Apples are especially delish this year - they have a bit of a honey taste this year. Shoulda seen our...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2014

The owners are fantastic, accommodating, friendly, welcoming and helpful. The rooms are well laid out, perfectly clean and comfortable - and surprisingly quiet even when the motel is full. Our room had a separate living area and bedroom so I could go to bed early and not be disturbed while my husband watched tv. Great value, and we had yummy...

1Thank Jackie H
flamingocastlegar, Owner at Flamingo Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, Thank you for the great review! We replied prior but I just realized that our reply did not get posted, maybe I didn't push send?? Thank you for staying with us for those too few days. You really explored the area - you didn't waste your time around here. We are very pleased that you had a nice...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay at our little oasis in the center of Castlegar. Our Motel features economical salesman/sleeping suites as well as full kitchen suites. All of our beds have home made quilts and our Park and Gazebo with a gas BBQ is very popular meeting/gathering place for guests. While you're here check out our quilt shop. You won't find cleaner or cozier accommodations anywhere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flamingo Motel

Address: 1660 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 1H9, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Castlegar
Price Range: $89 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Flamingo Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We were not disturbed by neighbours or traffic. Most vulnerable room would be #6 but it may be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles matthewwH1540NK, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“no good room, they will all have the traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ginnym692, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Suites are Best. Some of the Individual Rooms are Long in the Tooth.”
 of 5 bubbles Coonhounds, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All good rooms, depends what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles beechboy2015, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Call ahead if you want a suite as they are in shorter supply.”
 of 5 bubbles Coonhounds, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
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