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Spirit Lake, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We were looking to get away for the weekend without spending a fortune and this motel was a nice find. About half the price of the resort and a comfortable stay. Clean room and great hosts. Just a short walk up the hill to the hot springs. Would definitely go back.

Thank Deanne F
Ainsworth Hot Springs, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2013

The room is clean and the view is nice... but let's have a little honesty with these reviews: this is a one star motel at best. The staff was friendly enough but overbearing and the rooms were clean but very crowded with ancient beds and strongly detergent scented bedding. The "kitchenette" is essentially a hotplate.

1Thank aquillevert
BeagleWestKootenay, Owner at Ainsworth Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your response for your stay at our motel. We have replaced all our beds in the last two years with a hotel bed supplier. We use all environmental non-scented supplies for cleaning and laundry. The kitchenette is setup with a combination unit with fridge,sink and two burner stove with dishes, pots and microwave etc. We like to inform...

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The room was a little snug, & the kitchen setup wasn't the very best, but this place is a nice little gem. The room was super clean. The hosts were quite friendly & accommodating when we needed a larger pot & steamer to complete our meal. The BBQ out on the immaculate lawn overlooking the lake was a great feature....

Thank MOF
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We felt really relaxed here. Sat on the deck and enjoyed the view. Hosts were friendly and helpful . On the day we had to check out they let us use there towels to go to the Hotspring to save a couple bucks and drop them of when we were done. Room was clean and they had a kitchenette .

Thank Rick M
Hayden, Idaho
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Charming little motel around the corner from the Ainsworth hot springs. The proprietors provide towels to use at the hot springs. The walk from the motel to the hot springs is two minutes. This lovely little motel is a much better deal than staying at the resort. The lawn in front of the room looks out on an unobstructed view...

1Thank Jesse A
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We found the owners extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were extremely clean and new comfortable beds. We enjoyed wine at their front lawn picnic tables and watched the full moon come up over the lake. I was amazed to see the following morning the owner wiping down the front railing of the motel cuz it might be sticky. Then...

Thank CAT1952
Vancouver Island
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We arrived at the Ainsworth Motel in time to spend 3 hours in the Hot Springs, and then have a late take-out supper from the resort that we ate under the stars at the picnic tables on the front lawn of the Motel. The room was extremely clean and comfortable, and had a kitchenette. The owner was very friendly and...

Thank CarolSeeks
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to have stayed here for a night earlier this week. At first glance, this little gem of a motel can easily be overlooked, but the second you're greeted you find out just why this "mom and pop" business placed 6th amongst Canadian motels.

Thank ChiefManuel
Richmond, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2013

My family and I had a wonderful time. Anything we needed or things to learn, Glenn and Elaine were always there for us. The room was great with a lovely view of Kooteney lake where we could also barbeque and relax. Everyone had a lot of fun. We would definitely stay again.

Thank G6112KVDavid_B
Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Ainsworth Motel is the best little motel in Canada. It is clean and well appointed, great hosts with only 8 bungalow style rooms. The view from each room is delightful. get yourself there and enjoy the hot springs 300mts up the road.

Thank Natalie C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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. Located in beautiful 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. Just a reminder that we are in the middle of the mountains and the only internet option is Satellite. Signal comes from Seattle and weather and how many people are on the system affect your connection. The town and the resort (40 plus rooms)are on this system. We have no control if people are skyping, downloading or watching movies. These activities uses up bandwidth that take away from other uses. Thank you ... 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: $82 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ainsworth Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ainsworth Hotel Hot Springs
Ainsworth Motel Hot Springs
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“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!!”
 of 5 bubbles COLINC124, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 has a shade tree if you want to sit on the deck out of the sun”
 of 5 bubbles bsound, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Call the motel directly to ask what is available for your needs.”
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“All rooms have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles RonN40, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room #7 has it's own patio....”
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