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Mermaid Lodge & Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the exterior scare you off! The rooms are cleaner than most you will find. Couldn't ask for better hosts. You can walk to the hot springs easily. Would stay again for sure. awesome view of the lake and mountains. Ferry ride was an experience that could have been better. check whether ferry under maintenance and prepar for long...

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MermaidMotel, Owner at Mermaid Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, it is very much appreciated. Many people will look at the exterior of the 120 year old Historical Lodge and assume the interiors are old, dirty and run down which is why we make every effort to insure they are clean and comfortable for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Sandpoint, Idaho
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Spent 3 days at the Mermaid Lodge in Ainsworth, BC. The Mermaid owners are very friendly and helpful, our room was affordable, clean, quiet and only a few short steps to the hot springs. Looking forward to our next visit!!

Thank jenessajohns
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a truly excellent time at the Mermaid Lodge & Motel. Particularly perfect if you have a lovely pet friend you want to enjoy the beautiful Ainsworth with. The owners are a very adorable husband and wife team who are happy to help. The accommodations aren't amazing, they are very simple and get the job done. My husband, dog...

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place was great.... We stayed overnight and the room was a little dated but very clean, the owners were extremely friendly and were more than willing to tell you about places in the area for dinner or to go see... It was a very short walk to and from the resort for a swim we could get there in...

Thank Nikki R
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My husband and I stayed there a couple of weeks ago. Arrived and the room had no heat on, room was ice cold. Floor in bathroom rotten, room had dirty black hand marks all over door, old windows, door to balcony warped, had to bang it to get it open. Booked a kitchenette .. no kitchenette. Hot tub dirty and...

1Thank bonnieburns54
Peachland, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Although dated it has everything you need for a great stay and with the price of a day pass to the hotsprings, a great deal. Beautiful lake views too. The bed i used was comfy and the suite clean. Could have used more coffee but that's my fault as I didn't realize it was a full kitchen

Thank MaternalLee
Miles City
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The staff was very friendly the location was s close to the spa .we could walk over in a minute.the The motel is quite old and is showing her age.We picked fresh pears right off the tree in the backyard.The hot tub area was clean.

Thank Douglas B
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My wife and I just stayed here this weekend. We wanted to visit AInsworth Hot Springs which just happens to be next door. Now I usually don't do reviews for hotels or motels because of the different variables that come into play. I wanted to do one for Mermaid Lodge because I see there has been some negative reviews so...

Thank M0rec0ffeeplz
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This motel is very affordable and only a 1 minute walk to the Hot Springs. It is suitable for a short stay only. It is clean and the owners do their best to please but it is a very basic hotel. We had the kitchenette room and there was ample room for the four of us

1Thank Topsailman
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Picked this hotel as it was close to the springs and could accommodate a family. Not at a luxury hotel nor a place I would go away to for a special occasion. Its run by a nice couple who were more than friendly. The rooms were clean but very tired... screens missing from windows and spider webs all over the...

Thank World_Traveller084

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, comfortable, newly renovated motel kitchenette units that will sleep 2-6 persons and modest, historical lodge units that will sleep 2-5 persons. All units have balconies with lake & mountain views and are conveniently located next door to the Ainsworth Hot Springs Pools and Cave. On-site outdoor BBQ and Jacuzzi/Hottub open year-round. Additional amenities include wireless Internet, satellite TV/Radio and complimentary pool towels. Don't want to drive here?? No problem, we can arrange shuttle service from Nelson Greyhound Bus Lines or Castlegar Airport to Ainsworth Hot Springs. You can also fly in to the new international airport in Cranbrook., B.C., Then rent a car for the scenic 3 hour drive to Ainsworth Hot Springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mermaid Lodge & Motel

Address: 3622 North Street | P.O. Box 1333, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Ainsworth Hot Springs
Price Range: $111 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mermaid Lodge & Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Mermaid Hotel Ainsworth Hot Springs
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“private balcony with a beautiful view of the lake and mountains. easy access to nearby restaurant and hot springs.”
Q4984GTmargaretm, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The kitchenette rooms are very handy, The Hotsprings Hotel does have an excellent restaurant.”
jenessajohns, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Kitchenette- slightly newer, great cost for what you get, all the rooms of amazing views.”
  • Our room at Ainsworth, just the bed and view.
K7980YHkatier, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“no good rooms, run down motel”
bonnieburns54, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you eat before you get there. No food services close.”
World_Traveller084, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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