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Kamloops’ Grand Dame and only boutique hotel, The Plaza Hotel, is proudly reopening after an 8-month multi-million dollar renovation which has added style and modern conveniences throughout the hotel while preserving its treasured heritage charm.HERITAGE ELEGANCE WITH MODERN COMFORT.All 67 guest rooms received floor-to-ceiling refits, meeting rooms were given upgraded technology and design and the restaurant was remade with new decor and a brand new menu centered on locally-raised steak.New amenities:Ã¢ÂÂ¢ New 24 hour business centreÃ¢ÂÂ¢ 32″ & 40″ Samsung HDTVsÃ¢ÂÂ¢ Premium HD entertainment and sport programmingÃ¢ÂÂ¢ Upgraded complimentary WiFiÃ¢ÂÂ¢ Updated paint, wallpaper and colour schemesÃ¢ÂÂ¢ New guestroom furnitureÃ¢ÂÂ¢ Superb triple sheeting and bathroom linensÃ¢ÂÂ¢ iPod docking clock radiosÃ¢ÂÂ¢ Highest quality eco-friendly amenitiesÃ¢ÂÂ¢ New bathroomsRESTAURANT: The newly-renovated Fireside Steakhouse & Bar at the Plaza Hotel is proudly offering a full range of locally-raised Black Angus steaks and other selections in relaxed, heritage surroundings perfect for any occasion. The completely renovated room features warm, inviting decor highlighted by a spectacular two-sided fireplace. The centerpiece of the menu is a wide range of premium Black Angus cuts from Southlands Ranch in Knutsford. This beef, available exclusively from the Fireside Steakhouse & Bar is raised by the Haughton family who have been ranching in the Kamloops area for over 100 years. MEETINGS AND BUSINESS TRAVEL: The Plaza Hotel has a variety of highly flexible, renovated function rooms and expert staff who can help you make your next event an unqualified success. The highly functional meeting rooms can accommodate up to 175 people and are ideal for small and medium size business meetings and social gatherings.WEDDINGS: The Plaza Hotel is an elegant and romantic wedding destination with multiple options for ceremonies and receptions and superb in-house catering from our expert kitchen team. Our experienced staff can offer support and insight in planning and executing a dream day and our newly-renovated guest rooms make a perfect place to end the special day for everyone including the happy couple who will adore our romantic Honeymoon Suite.LIQUOR STORE: Conveniently located at street level, the Plaza Hotel’s Liquor Store offers a wide selection of international and regional select wines, micro brew ales, domestic and imported beers and an impressive selection of spirits from around the world. Whether it’s beers for the BBQ, wine for a special dinner or whiskey for a night around the campfire, our knowledgeable and attentive staff will help you choose the right accompaniment for any occasion.
Biking, Hiking, Sightseeing
FitCity Tours & Travel is a boutique tour company that specializes in active tours of Vancouver, BC. Through running, hiking and cycling tours we take you off the well-beaten tourist path and let you truly experience stunning Vancouver!
Fishing, Cabins & Cottages
As a family run business in operation since 1983, we welcome you to enjoy the ultimate West Coast experience. As the first fishing charter operation in Port Renfrew, we can steer fishermen onto trophy size fish and navigate hikers and sightseers through beautiful and lush rain forest. We’re pleased to welcome back 70% of our customers as returnees each year. We have five cottages with wharfage.
Wineries & Wine Tours
Private and semi-private tours that are fully customized to suit your needs. Sit back, relax and explore the sun-drenched Okanagan wineries, where you can tour the vineyards, the cellar, learn about wine-making and sample the many award winning wines and taste what makes them world-class.
With The Natural Connection, every tour is a unique experience. Leave the busy city streets behind and become immersed in the tranquil comfort of our local parks. All trips are custom planned for your group based on your fitness level, and what you would like to see in the local area. Summits, Rivers, Lakes, Coastal hikes, easy, moderate, or challenging, there is a trail for everyone! You will learn about the practice of Forest Bathing and be guided through a mindful meditation practice incorporating the five senses. Guests will come away feeling refreshed, renewed, more connected to themselves and the world around. Backpacks, water bottles and a healthy trail lunch included with every adventure. 20% discounts for groups of 2-4 with pick up and drop off in the Sooke area.
Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions
Open May to October Ride on an operating Heritage Railway. We are open Saturdays and Sundays May through October, from 9.30am until the last train returns at 4.00pm. Come out and see what we have to offer and go for a ride on the train.
The Billy Barker offers comfortable rooms, great meals at affordable prices and a casino that opens at 10am seven days a week. Come visit our newly renovated lobby, lounge and restaurant.
We are a family run vineyard and boutique winery producing hand selected, single vineyard, low yield, free run artisan wine located in beautiful south Langley along the Campbell Valley Wine Route. We are excited to share with you our passion for agriculture, our bucolic setting, our love for family and our carefully crafted wines. Our wines make everyday a special occasion. Here’s to you!
Photo Tours on Sundays. The Photo Tours are $20 per person. For 2019 we will tour and photograph Cascade Falls starting mid-May – date TBA. Join us and bring your family. Children under 14 free. It’s easy walking for everyone. We have several locations at the falls. Bring your camera, phone or tablet . Other tours available upon request; Son Ranch Timber Company, Christina Lake and the Granby River Valley. Check the website for details.