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Skimmerhorn Inn

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Welcome to Skimmerhorn Inn, your Creston “home away from home.” Skimmerhorn Inn aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year. Close to some of Creston's most popular landmarks, such as Spectrum Farms (2.0 km) and Kootenay Alpine Cheese Co. (7.6 km), Skimmerhorn Inn is a great destination for tourists. Guest rooms include many amenities such as a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and air conditioning. The property boasts a pool, to help make your stay more enjoyable. If you are driving, free parking is available, and while at Skimmerhorn Inn, guests can go online with free wifi. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Creston's popular poutine restaurants such as Tims Fish and Chips and Retro Cafe, all a short distance from Skimmerhorn Inn. Looking to explore? Then look no further than Skimmerhorn Winery and Vineyard (1.9 km), Columbia Brewery (1.4 km), and Creston & District Community Complex (1.1 km), which are some popular Creston attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the motel. Skimmerhorn Inn puts the best of Creston at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Cranbrook Airport72 km
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stay and awesome owners! We stayed here while playing at the Creston Women's hockey tournament because of the dog-friendly rooms. The owner went above and beyond to make our team comfortable. One room was stale smelling so her re-located our friends and even offered...More

Thank Tara L
Response from TylerA542, Manager at Skimmerhorn InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Tara L, Thank-you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad you and your team felt well taken care of and that you had a good stay with us during your tournament. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 25 September 2018

We had a room with 2 regular beds. Room was professionally renovated and clean. Good shower, low flush toilet. Continental breakfast was fine with cereal,toast,fruit, pastry, juice, coffee and tea. Beds were harder than we like.At $69.00, an excellent stay

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Response from TylerA542, Manager at Skimmerhorn InnResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Dream276495, Thank you for the 5/5! We are glad you had an overall positive experience here at Skimmerhorn Inn. See you next time! Yours in hospitality, Tyler Austin

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Very dirty, windows falling out, stained carpets, smells musty! Continental breaskfast was very poor! Pool in need of major overhaul! Save your money, there is a beautiful new Ramada just down the road!More

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Response from TylerA542, Manager at Skimmerhorn InnResponded 25 September 2018

Hi 1ForBusiness, Thank you for sharing your review on trip advisor. We are sorry to hear you had such a negative trip. Our guests find things about the Skimmerhorn Inn that they love and keep them coming back year after year at family friendly prices....More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

We were impressed with the reasonable price for our room, which came with a king bed. The manager was very helpful and personable. We were able to extend our stay, which was a memorable experience. I recommend a stay at the Skimmerhorn.

Thank WontonJuan
Response from Tyler A, Manager at Skimmerhorn InnResponded 1 September 2018

Hi WontonJuan, Thank you for rating us 4/5!! We really appreciate the recommendation on Trip Advisor! We look forward to seeing you next time you are through Creston. Yours in Hospitality, Tyler Austin Manager

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This motel is aged and it shows the effects of time. The kitchenette we rented was quite old as were the other fixtures. The shrubbery is heavily grown and the signage is hard to see. The pool was broken while we were here. The staff...More

1  Thank James P
Response from Tyler A, Manager at Skimmerhorn InnResponded 23 August 2018

Hi James P, Thank-you for your review. We are so glad to hear you love Ericson as much as us. My wife Jessie and I have just taken over management of Skimmerhorn Inn and we are addressing a lot of the issues you incurred during...More

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"Ask for ground floor room for ease, especially if disabled or elderly. Manager assisted us."
30 Aug. 2018
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"Always nice to have a top floor room with nobody making noise on top!"
11 Jul. 2017
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"Located on the main highway, it can be noisy with traffic. Suggest earplugs"
10 Jul. 2017
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"Great location, clean & comfortable"
4 Aug. 2016
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USD 41 - USD 81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaBritish ColumbiaKootenay RockiesCreston
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