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Kokanee Glacier Resort

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Beach nearby
Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Fridge, microwave, stovetop, coffee/tea maker

Overview of Kokanee Glacier Resort

Kokanee Glacier Resort

2.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKootenay Lake1 min walk
  • Popular LocationKootenay River6 min walk
  • Popular LocationLakeside Park13 min drive
  • AirportCastlegar, BC (YCG)47 min drive

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About this area


Located in Nelson, Kokanee Glacier Resort is near the beach. Kokanee Creek Provincial Park and Whitewater Ski Resort are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as kayaking. Guests appreciate the motel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kootenay Lake - 1 min walk
  • Kootenay River - 6 min walk
  • Kokanee Creek Provincial Park - 10 min drive
  • Lakeside Park - 13 min drive
  • Nelson & District Community Complex - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Castlegar, BC (YCG) - 47 min drive


  • KGR Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Torchlight Brewing — 12 min drive
  • Finley's Irish Bar & Grill — 13 min drive
  • Itza — 13 min drive
  • SideWinders — 13 min drive

About this property

Kokanee Glacier Resort

Beach motel in Nelson with free parking
Guests at this beach motel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a playground and barbecue grills. All 20 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and kitchens. Living rooms and refrigerators are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.
Kokanee Glacier Resort offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Cable television is provided. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free extended parking on site
  • RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate living room


  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Firepit
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Free cribs/infant beds


  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination


  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop


  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Separate living room

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Check-in from 4 PM - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 15 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: CAD 15 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Kokanee Glacier Resort Motel
Kokanee Glacier Nelson
Kokanee Glacier Resort
Kokanee Glacier Resort Nelson
Kokanee Resort
Kokanee Glacier Resort Nelson
Kokanee Glacier Resort Motel Nelson

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Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 72 out of 169 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 68 out of 169 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 23 out of 169 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 169 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 169 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was absolutely super clean. Gorgeous views to the lake, rooms with plenty of space, well-equipped kitchen. Very handy for families. Good spot to explore the area and a short drive to downtown. I would definitively stay there again!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A bit out of town but nice large and extremely clean suites... lovely reception and restaurant..
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasant stay
Great outdoor space including bbq's and lovely view. Would be very nice for kids. Asian restaurant on site. Fairly well equipped kitchen. Separate bedroom and comfortable bed. Some updating needed eg. tub, blinds. Corner store with essentials and liquor very close. Small beach across the street - need your own towels. About 29 minutes from Nelson which is nice for relaxing.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
mini home away from home at Nelson
Loved having the grounds right there with the space for kids or pets - and the play equipment The walk up tree deck where we could sit and look at the water was great Loved being so close to the water The couch bed and bed were very comfortable It was great having so many places for guests to sit at and bbq Firepit was great touch
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020