Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna (Don Weixl photo)
Kelowna offers accommodation options ranging from national chain hotels and motels to luxury resorts and unique bed and breakfasts.
Nearby, Big White Ski Resort provides standard hotel rooms, condos, townhouses, and chalet rentals. Fishing enthusiasts can book a rustic lodge in the high country northwest of Kelowna, while campers can pitch a tent at various sites near Kelowna.
Hotels and Motels
Numerous national and regional hotel chains are located along Harvey Avenue (Highway 97) in Kelowna. Motels cluster around the junction of Highway 97 and Highway 33 (to Big White Ski Resort) and along Lakeshore Road. In downtown Kelowna, two hostels welcome backpackers and the budget-conscious.
Kelowna is known for its luxury lakeshore resorts with amenities such as spas, children's programs, marinas, horseback riding, tennis and golf.
Many Kelowna residents operate B&Bs. Stay in a modern city home or retreat to a country setting surrounded by orchards, overlooking vineyards, or near the Kettle Valley Railway Trail.
Camping and RV
Camping and RV parks with full amenities are in Kelowna, West Kelowna and Lake Country. As well, more than 100 tent and RV sites are available at Bear Creek Provincial Park on the west side of Okanagan Lake, 9km/5.6mi from downtown Kelowna.