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Spokane, Washington, United States
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Almost every year for our anniversary, we stay at the Mermaid. The rooms are clean and the owners are friendly and obliging. They know the area and give us great ideas for activities. We usually get a kitchenette so we can cook most meals. This time we couldn't find a bottle opener and they obliged by giving us one to...

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langley, Canada
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We have stayed 2x at this motel. The rooms are clean and the service is friendly and accommodating. My friends and I travel with our dogs and the staff is very dog friendly and savvy. Great view of the lake and if the Hot Springs would clean up there trash it would be even better. Don't let the resort suck...

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Thank Linda G
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We had the room with the kitchen unit and it was very nice and very affordable. The staff was awesome and friendly. Beautiful views of the lake and mountains and it was so quiet and peaceful. I would definitely recommend this place and I will be going back sometime real soon.

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Thank Barb V
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The halls need a wash. There was garbage all over the property. The matresses are old. They've upgraded the duvets and floors. Its like staying an old ladies house but one you'd come back too maybe every few years. Its not for everyone; its for those who like a clean place to sleep.

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2Thank Thetreefort
Fruitvale, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2015

nice rooms with kitchen unit . affordable prices close to hot springs. beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. friendly staff . also vary nice that they allow pets cats dogs . or what ever kinda of pet u may have .

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Thank Jordan B
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

we stayed there for three nights. never saw one cleaning person the entire three nights. no fresh towels, coffee, or garbage emptied. and they changed the room rate, and wanted only cash, or extra charges. this has been reported to CRA.

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9Thank canada59
MermaidMotel, Owner at Mermaid Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

We have owned and operated our small motel in Ainsworth Hot springs for the past 33 years and have been giving out coupons to our guests that entitle them to a 3rd night free on their next visit, effective from November 1st thru to March 31st every year, valid on cash sales only. When this guest called to reserve only...

Spokane, Washington, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2014

My husband and I needed a break from preparing for this coming winter. We again decided it was time to go SOAK and BREATHE at the Hotsprings. The wonderful part of our journey was our stay at The Mermaid LODGE AND MOTEL. Clean, Warm and well appointed Kitchen with everything you could think of. Pet Friendly !!! If you need...

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1Thank Eva P
Kimberley, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2014

The place accepts pets which is rare. Convenient 3 minute walk to the hot spring pools. I could see people in the pool from our room. The motel is showing signs of age though so if that bothers you, don't get the rooms at the back.

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2Thank Rocklawnmower
Sherwood Park, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Unit 7 had only a hook latch leading to the balcony and the door did not close properly. Large brown stink bugs were coming in through the door crack, which apparently come from the cedar trees. I could not keep them out. After sitting in the room and reading for awhile, we could not keep on top of the bugs...

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4Thank Jean W
MermaidMotel, Owner at Mermaid Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry this guest did not enjoy her stay with us but we did explain that this time of year we have a certain kind of flying bug called the Cedar Bug that flies in from the surrounding Cedar trees and tries to come in for hibernation over the winter months. We do not have any control over these...

Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We were fortunate to stay at the Mermaid, with our small (9 pound) dog, as almost nowhere can you find a place that accepts your pet! The owners are wonderfully friendly and easy-going, and we had an adorable kitchenette, could keep groceries and cook. The bed sheets were sateen cotton, so clean and fresh from the clothes-line! We sat outside...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean, comfortable, newly renovated motel kitchenette units that will sleep 2-6 persons and modest, historical lodge units that will sleep 2-5 persons. All units have balconies with lake & mountain views and are conveniently located next door to the Ainsworth Hot Springs Pools and Cave. On-site outdoor BBQ and Jacuzzi/Hottub open year-round. Additional amenities include wireless Internet, satellite TV/Radio and complimentary pool towels. Don't want to drive here?? No problem, we can arrange shuttle service from Nelson Greyhound Bus Lines or Castlegar Airport to Ainsworth Hot Springs. You can also fly in to the new international airport in Cranbrook., B.C., Then rent a car for the scenic 3 hour drive to Ainsworth Hot Springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mermaid Lodge & Motel

Address: 3622 North Street | P.O. Box 1333, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Ainsworth Hot Springs
Price Range: $121 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mermaid Lodge & Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Kitchenette- slightly newer, great cost for what you get, all the rooms of amazing views.”
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“no good rooms, run down motel”
bonnieburns54, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you eat before you get there. No food services close.”
World_Traveller084, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good but we like the kitchenettes best.”
197virginiap, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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