Penticton offers the range of accommodations expected of a long-standing summer vacation destination.
However, the city's development as a hub for wine tourism is adding a new dimension with a crop of recent additions, especially B&Bs, catering to a different taste. Skiers and snowboarders can also find accommodations at Apex Mountain Resort.
Hotels & Motels
Penticton has a few national and regional chain hotels/motor inns spread around the city in the commercial district on the south side of downtown. These are situated near the Penticton Convention Centre and South Okanagan Events Centre, and in the north end near Okanagan Lake. There are also a couple of older, low-rise hotels downtown.
Numerous mom-and-pop style motels cluster along or just off Riverside Drive and Lakeshore Road near Okanagan Lake, and in the Skaha Beach area. Some are recently renovated, others offer budget stays. Hostel lodging is available in Penticton at at Apex Mountain Resort.