Kokanee Glacier Resort

2.5 star property
Nelson beach motel with restaurant

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Kokanee Glacier Resort

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Family Room | Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Kokanee Glacier Resort

8.4 out of 10 Very Good
8.4/10 Very Good

Property highlights

  • Pet friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
2615 HWY 3A, Nelson, BC, V1L 6K9
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Vending machine
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Playground on site
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Living room
  • Television

Room options

Family Room

  • 650 sq ft
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Suite, 1 Bedroom

  • 450 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

About this area

Getting around

  • Castlegar, BC (YCG) - 47 min drive


  • Starbucks - 11 min drive
  • Torchlight Brewing Co - 12 min drive
  • Jackson's Hole & Grill - 13 min drive
  • Yum Son - 13 min drive
  • Cantina Del Centro - 13 min drive

About this property

Kokanee Glacier Resort

When visiting Nelson, Kokanee Glacier Resort is a great choice to consider. Freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby kayaking. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves.



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
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

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

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4 PM - 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • 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
  • 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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 total)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Uncovered onsite extended parking (CAD 15 per day)
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skiing nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Separate living room

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils
  • Kitchen island


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Cleaning supplies

Special features


KGR Restaurant - Onsite restaurant.

Fees & policies


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of CAD 15 per pet, per night


  • Uncovered extended parking costs CAD 15 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property accepts credit cards.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Kokanee Glacier Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kokanee Glacier Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kokanee Glacier Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Kokanee Glacier Resort?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 total. There's a charge of CAD 15 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Kokanee Glacier Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kokanee Glacier Resort?
You can check in from 4 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Kokanee Glacier Resort and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation like skiing and return when the snow melts for kayaking and swimming. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kokanee Glacier Resort?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, KGR Restaurant.
Does Kokanee Glacier Resort have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Kokanee Glacier Resort have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, a toaster, and cookware.
What's the area around Kokanee Glacier Resort like?
Kokanee Glacier Resort is a short 6-minute walk from Kootenay River and 11 minutes' walk from Kootenay Lake.



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8/10 Very Good

The staff were really helpful. The view of the lake was pretty.
Lorri, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Cam, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful location. View of the lake. Amazing dinning on site. Older motel, but so well maintained. Owner is so great! Close to the beach and nelson. I could've stayed much longer!
Gabrielle, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Palam, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stephanie, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A great place to stay! Highly recommend!
John, 5-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Nice little place, quiet and good for families
amanda, 3-night trip with friends
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2/10 Poor

Naomi, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Ernst, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Although an older facility, it is well maintained, very clean and excellent staff. The location is beautiful with an amazing view overlooking the lake and mountains. It is a 12 min drive from town so quiet and peaceful.
christine, 3-night family trip
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