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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Nice family run motel, friendly people, clean rooms, and helpful advice. The rooms have an amazing view of Lake Kootenay and being only a block from the hot springs made them was easy and convenient. The location is perfect for exploring in any direction, and the expansive lawn was great for relaxing with some wine after a dinner. The bed...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stayed here because it was close to the ferry crossing. It is a family owned motel. the owners are very friendly. The grounds over look the lake and there are lawn chairs out front to enjoy the view. The room was clean and with the kitchenette we could bring our own food for supper. This is a nice place...

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This little gem was a perfect spot to stop. Having camped for several days on our economical family vacation, staying in a motel was expected to be a warm and dry treat. We got much more than that here. There were small kitchenettes in each room, BBQs and picnic tables/chairs with an absolutely breathtaking view of Kootenay Lake. The room...

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Elk, Washington
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed Friday to Monday. The rooms are clean and the kitchenettes are well stocked. There is good air circulation with all the screened windows. The owners are very accommodating. They provided extra pillows for the bed and coffee for the normal sized coffee pot. What fun for all to be able to have a cup of coffee at once....

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a small, family run motel with only 8 units. The rooms are small, basic but ok. There is one "cabin" that could sleep up to 8 people, but most are best-suited to couples or a family of 4. Close to hot springs.

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BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review and supporting small family run operations. Since our rooms have kitchenettes and are really well equipped we risk taking up any spare space making the rooms appear smaller than they are. Our cabin is a great choice for larger groups and family bookings. We consider ergonomics and are continually making upgrades. We look...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the Ainsworth Motel in early July. Chose this motel because of the reviews here on Trip Advisor. This is what we look for in accommodations: clean and well maintained rooms, convenient location and reasonably priced. We got what we wanted and more. Yes this is an older motel and the owners clearly have invested a...

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BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you enjoyed a relaxing and friendly stay. We enjoy meeting our guests and providing any information or advice to ensure they have a wonderful vacation. We look forward to your next visit.

Lumby, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We just returned from a wonderful holiday in the Kootenays. We spent our first night in the motel. The room was very clean. Our hosts were very helpful even telling us a great place to eat. We would recommend the motel to anyone. Thanks again Heather and Ron

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BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

Pincher Creek, Canada
Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a nice motel. Clean and tidy. Owners love dogs! The view of the lake is breathtaking. The rooms are cute and comfy. The staff is super friendly and helpful. We are trying to make plans to return already. Love it!

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BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are pet owners and we opened select rooms as 'pet friendly' accommodations. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

New Westminster, British Columbia
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

First time here, just an over nighter. Cute, clean & peaceful. Definately recommend. Will be back for sure. Great area to cook your own meals. Rooms come nicely equipped with cooking supplies. Easy walk to hotsprings and beautiful view of lake.

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BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit.

Lethbridge, Alberta
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We aren't world travellers by any means, but we've stayed in some nice places in other countries. The Ainsworth Motel is in my opinion one of the best we have ever stayed in. The room was spotlessly clean with a brand new bed, as well as a fully stocked kitchenette perfect for my husband and I. We spent a week...

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BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the super kind review and supporting small operators like us. From the moment you check in we continually urge our guests to let us know if there are any concerns and if there is anything we can do to make your stay more pleasant. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We won the 2016 Travellers Choice Award for Canada under the Budget category. We are still working hard at making updates. 8 beds were replaced last spring with top of the line memory foam and gel beds. Have 3 select rooms that are pet friendly. Beautiful Historic Ainsworth Hot Springs, BC, Canada, just a 2 minute walk to the relaxing naturally hot pools. Ainsworth Motel offers a unique country setting with clean, quiet and comfortable rooms at lowest prices in town! We have queen bed rooms with kitchenette units, Queen and Double bed with kitchenettes, as well as a large fully furnished family unit(sleeps up to 6-8) with complete kitchen facilities & separate bedroom, all with a breathtaking view of beautiful Kootenay Lake and its surrounding mountains. We offer complimentary coffee, tea, makeup wipes, shampoo/conditioner, soap, microwave, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, a front deck and lawn area complete with 2 BBQ's and picnic tables all at an affordable price. Family friendly with lawn games, books and board games to entertain. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ainsworth Motel

Address: 3595 Hwy 31, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Ainsworth Hot Springs
Price Range: $85 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ainsworth Hotel Hot Springs
Ainsworth Motel Hot Springs
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“Very busy all year call ahead to ensure you get a room. Best value and you will not be disappointed.”
48kent, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was by myself in room #1....PERFECT!! They do have a family unit that is a stand alone and I would recommend that spot as well!!”
COLINC124, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 has a shade tree if you want to sit on the deck out of the sun”
bsound, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Call the motel directly to ask what is available for your needs.”
891dawnr, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view”
RonN40, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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