Overlooking Kootenay Lake, this resort is just 10 minutes’ drive to the sandy beaches of Kokanee Creek Provincial Park. Each suite includes a full kitchen and barbecue facilities are provided on site. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are featured in each simply furnished suite at Kokanee Glacier Resort. A living room with a sofa bed provide extra lounging space and accomodations. Rooms may offer a lake or mountain view. Fire pits are available for guests’ use at Kokanee Glacier Resort Nelson. Picnic areas provide an ideal setting for al fresco dining. Guests may also enjoy on-site activities such as volleyball. Whitewater Ski Resort is about 19 mi away from this hotel. Ainsworth Hot Springs are about 35 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Kokanee Glacier Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 20, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 sofa bed
2 queen beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Shelly
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We stayed in room 201, which overlooks the lake. The view was beautiful and we spent time on the balcony enjoying the sunshine. It is convenient to downtown, just a short drive away. Two bedrooms and a kitchenette stocked with everything we...
  • Lorna
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good and quiet location away from Nelson which in July was heaving. Very nice owner who was happy to let us check in when we arrived three hours early. There’s a small restaurant, open only 3.30 pm - 8.00 pm, but a few tables outside overlooking...
  • Lori
    Perfect location with views of the lake and access to a beach. Nelson is a short drive away. The suites are comfortable with small kitchens. We’ve stayed here several times and it’s always been wonderful.
  • Faye
    A super location about 10 minutes away from downtown Nelson. Great views across the lake, rooms have nice updates and layout. Stove, fridge, microwave, toaster and dishwasher. Quiet smoking area near room with a nice view of the lake (with a...
  • Meghan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The resort manager was very friendly and suggested some things I could do while I was in town, she also upgraded my room at no charge and without me asking her to! The restaurant was very classy and the food was fresh and delicious. I would 10/10...
  • D
    I found the Kokanee Glacier Resort to be clean, comfortable and quiet. The Manager, Meimei, was friendly and helpful.
  • D
    Very well-maintained. Clean and excellent owner. Very accessible. The restaurant food was excellent. I would highly recommend it establishment.
  • Gary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We stayed in one of the 2 bedroom suites with a private balcony overlooking the lake. Very spacious, comfortable furniture, full kitchen. Large common outdoor area to roam around in, and out of the hubbub of downtown Nelson. Mei Mei is a very...
  • Timothy
    nice view of the lake had a kitchenette and the host was superb
  • Mike
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room we rented was recently renovated. Staff was responsive and very nice. Facilities were clean. Check-in and check-out were very easy.

Property questions and answers
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  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    there is a public beach assess right cross the highway from out property.
    Answered on 16 September 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    The closest beach is just right across the highway from our property.
    Answered on 16 September 2019

Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Kokanee Glacier Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski storage
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Baggage storage
    • Express check-in/out
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Sustainability initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Kokanee Glacier Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    Until 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of CAD 300 is required on arrival. That's about 222.37USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Kokanee Glacier Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note the property only accepts dogs and there is a fee of CAD 15 per dog, per night. Contact the property in advance if you a bringing a pet.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform Kokanee Glacier Resort of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    A damage deposit of CAD 300 is required on arrival. That's about 222.37USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    FAQs about Kokanee Glacier Resort

    • Kokanee Glacier Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Playground
      • Skiing
      • Fishing
      • Beach

    • The prices at Kokanee Glacier Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at Kokanee Glacier Resort is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Kokanee Glacier Resort has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Yes, Kokanee Glacier Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Kokanee Glacier Resort is 5.6 miles from the center of Nelson. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Kokanee Glacier Resort include:

      • Suite