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Ainsworth Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although this motel is not luxurious, it is clean and has many amenities such as a kitchenette, wifi, pet friendly, barbecue facilities and a wonderful view. It is also reasonably priced, which is getting more difficult to find these days. It is a 5 minute walk from Ainsworth Hot Springs, which are unique with their natural caves. A husband and...

Thank Sharon C
san diego, California, USA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the 5th time we've stayed here and the new hosts are wonderful, friendly and very helpful. It is a budget hotel but I would not stay anywhere else because though it is not pretentious it is clean and has everything you really need for a delightful stay

Thank heldav55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Ainsworth Hotel/Motel for a weekend and we're very pleased with it. The motel section is cheaper but still comfortable and we'll serviced. The staff are warm and friendly as they usually are. The Hotsprings are the second best in Canada. Liard would be the best but very far away, between 18 and 20 hours drive North....

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there on our anniversary weekend. nice view. could use a little paint on the deck and windows. Room had a kitchenette, and they supplied towels for the hot springs (a $5.00 cost at the springs). Kettle did not work, but it was replaced immediately. Almost missed the office as there was a large motor home parked in front of...

Thank AME283
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed the views and peaceful location. After a harsh winter we are preparing to repaint our deck however we really do need warmer temperatures for this project. The traction salt and sand was hard on our decking over the winter even though it was freshly painted the previous spring. Our new pocket coil memory foam beds...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Best view in the area of the lake ,green space with tables and seating ,gas grill ,fruit trees comfortable rooms with flat screen tv with lots of channels ,stove ,fridge and great water pressure wifi is not the best but for the great price and helpful and friendly management your getting a great experience I highly recommend book your room...

Thank 48kent
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! The Wi Fi signal for the whole area is on satellite and changes depending on weather and how many people are using it. On a good note fiber optic is planned for the area hopefully by this fall. Look forward to you next stay.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We just spent a beautiful weekend with our family at Ainsworth Motel. The setting cannot be beat and the warmth of the owners makes you feel welcome. A short stroll away are the hot springs, which are amazing too! We had a large table of family for dinner at the resort restaurant which was fantastic! Gourmet fare, reasonably priced. The...

Thank Joanne B
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We too think the Kootenay's are heaven on earth!! Looking forward to your next stay!

West Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Nice clean room, short walk to hotsprings. Affordable units with adequate kitchenettes. Its right on the highway but I did not notice alot of noise. Includes Wifi but service did go in and out. Can't beat the value for the price.

Thank Janet C
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. After the last ferry there is little traffic on the Hwy and being up on the hill over looking the lake is a natural sound barrier. Looking forward to your next stay.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The two of us and our two small dogs had been traveling around New Zealand, the US, and BC for almost two months. For the last month we had been staying with friends and family, and we were looking for someplace to hole up, and get re-energized and caught up. We could not have picked a better place. The room...

Thank Christine K
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us as it was also quite an adventure for us too! After your stay we still got more snow and it was so deep that you couldn't see the chairs in the greenspace. The snow off the deck was shoveled over the railing and it peaked up near the top of...

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we didn't know what to expect.. we officially wanted to stay at the ainsworth hotsprings hotel but they would not accommodate us as we had a little dog. They recommended the ainsworth motel... and so glad they did.. would not stay anywhere else but here..... What a gem! 8 rooms looking over the lake.. we had a...

Thank Virginia P
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay! The room you were in is very popular for being around the corner and more private with it's own deck. Having the separate room is a bonus also. Hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 1 January 2017

I spent the night at this Motel and I couldn't be happier or more pleased..From the Mrs. advising me on a breakfast location in Kaslo (Treehouse, another great spot!!) to the brand new, fluffy, Better H&G towels, this place was pure excellence!! Ultra friendly folks that take care of all of the "chores", this place was comfortable and friendly beyond...

BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We like our guests to know what is offered in the area to maximize the enjoyment of your stay. The new towels was another one of our upgrades and there will be more as funds are available. Looking forward to your stay and would love to see the photos you took of the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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: ₹ 4,035 - ₹ 6,821 (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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“Not many rooms in this motel, perhaps 10, so all rooms have the same view. Only a few are pet friendly, so book early.”
X4561SWsharonc, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“room #1 has a memory foam mattress (which I do not like), internet reception is weak”
AME283, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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