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Merritt Hotels – Hotels, Motels and Inns In The Nicola Valley

Places to stay in Merritt British Columbia Canada

“When your community is a central base camp for year round adventures in the region it sure helps that you can provide hotel accommodations servicing all price points. Merritt does.” 

 

Merritt hotels are just some of the accommodations available to visitors who come to the Nicola Valley for adventure, business, events and/or just to connect with family. On the other hand there are also campgrounds, vacation homes, cottages, fishing resorts, guest ranches and bed and breakfasts. Many of which, already, have an Experience Nicola Valley blog written about them. That was then. This is now. However, today we are discussing some our larger Merritt hotels and motels for your planning pleasure.

Merritt Hotels , Motels , and Inns

Times have changed. Therefore, the rules for operating a hotel, motel and inn have changed. However, in  today’s world of COVID 19 travel, outdoor adventures are in. So are accommodations who practice physical distancing and who have applied a solid game plan when it comes to safety and cleaning protocols. Consequently, many of the hotels have implemented safety protocols and physical distancing measures. However, it is best to phone or visit the website of your hotel destination to check in on the exact measures they are taking. We are not here to discuss safety protocols. We are here to share with you the selection of  larger hotels and motels operating in and round Merritt, British Columbia, Canada for your next visit to the region. 

You Want It. We Have the Bed for You

Merritt hotels and motels, each are unique in their own way. Consequently, there are hotels rooms and/or self contained suites in the Nicola Valley which are economical, as well as, there are high quality rooms where comfort, amenities and luxury are your selling features. Depending on your accommodation needs and wants, the Nicola Valley is able to satisfy your hotel preferences.

Location. Location. And Yes Location 

If it comes down to price point. Merritt has it covered. If it comes to amenities. The Nicola Valley has got that one covered too. Location? Got it covered. There are hotels and motels at the top of the hill within walking distances to restaurants, pub,  and big box stores.  On the other hand, down the hill, there are Merritt hotels and motels in and near Downtown Merritt shopping, restaurants, pubs, retail stores and coffee shops. See… we got you covered. 

Below is a List of the Merritt Hotels and Motels

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Best Western Plus – Merritt

3969 Crawford Ave.
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
V1K 1C4
Phone: +1 250-378-0700

Featured Article: https://experiencenicolavalley.com/best-western-plus-merritt-accommodation/
Photo Credit: Laurie Turmel

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Comfort Inn and Suites – Merritt

3713 De Wolf Way
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
V1K 1C4
Phone: 1 250 315-0237

Featured Article: https://experiencenicolavalley.com/hotels-in-merritt-bc-comfort-inn/
Photo Credit : Julie Pollard

Ramada Hotel – Merritt

3571 Voght Street 
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
V1K 1C5
Phone: 1 250 378-3567

Featured Article: https://experiencenicolavalley.com/places-to-stay-in-merritt-bc-ramada/
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Consequently, I have had the pleasure of staying with this hotel accommodation on my visits to the region for work and research. The owner, Gurpreet, is one of nicest guys you will ever meet in town.  Clean, quiet and loving those morning breakfasts! There is a swimming pool with a huge slide for kids. I, on the other hand, took a pass on the slide. 

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Intown Inn and Suites

2201 Voght Street
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
V1K 1B8
Phone: 1 250-378-4291

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Super 8 – Merritt

3561 Voght St
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
Phone: 1 250-378-9422

Photo Credit:  Johanne Schmidts


Quality Inn – Merritt

4025 Walters St
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
V1K 1K1
Phone: 1 250.378.4253

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Merritt Desert Inn

2350 Voght Street
Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
V1K 1B8
Phone: 1 250 378 2254

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Consequently, I have had the pleasure of staying with this Merritt hotel accommodation on some of my first visits to the region for work and research. It is now under new ownership, of which our team has not stayed with. The accommodation includes a restaurant, conference room and pub. 

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Quilchena Hotel and Resort

Planet Mine Rd
Quilchena British Columbia Canada
V0E 1S0
Phone: 1 250.378.2611

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Best Western Plus – Merritt Accommodations 

“The Best Western Plus is the newest and largest hotel throughout the Nicola Valley and one of the top places to stay in Merritt BC Canada. “

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The Best Western foyer welcomes all guests to the Nicola Valley

Places to stay in Merritt BC Canada. From the minute I stepped into the foyer to the minute I checked out, my stay at the Best Western Plus, Merritt BC Canada hotel was a 5 star experience. The vibrant and stylish decor made for a welcoming front entrance and lounge area.  Danica,  greeted me at the Best Western front desk with a warm smile and conversation, as she performed a seamless check in. It was off to my room and in no time I knew this was the right place to stay in Merritt BC Canada for me at this time.

Hotel Places To Stay In Merritt BC 

The Best Western Plus, Merritt BC is the newest and largest hotel throughout the Nicola Valley. Enjoy your stay in your choice of a one or two bedroom suite, single/double room or pet room. All rooms have high-speed wireless internet, 43 inch LED televisions with On Demand movies and single serve coffee and tea makers. 

General Manager Anoop Sekhon shared with me his thoughts as well, 

“The Sekhon family takes  pride in giving first class service and offering high end accommodations to all our valued customers.” 

In my experience, this definitely holds true!

Last Minute Hotel Goodies

If you forget something, don’t worry. Do what I did. Drop by the Snack Bar located next to the reception desk and pick up what you need. I noticed it was open 24 hours a day and sold a variety of items including juices, soft drinks, yogurt, chips, candy, and assorted personal care items. I loaded up and headed back to my room. Obviously, at this time, it was the right hotel for me out of all the places to stay in Merritt BC. 

Comfy Quarters 

My room had all the comforts of home –  comfortable bed, fluffy pillows, warm comforter, and plush towels. Even the hand cream was worth writing home about! The best feature is how quiet the room was – something I can honestly say is not a feature in most hotels.

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Comfy beds!

Complimentary Full Breakfast 

There is nothing like a good breakfast to start your day and the Best Western Plus, Merritt BC serves up a meal fit for a King! The hot entree’s were impressive indeed. There was bacon, sausage, eggs, waffles, toast, muffins, bagels and pastries!  Also there were continental breakfast items such as yogurt, fresh fruit, juices, coffee and tea. And many more items to suit most dietary needs.

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Dining and lounge area

The breakfast/lounge area is a great gathering room any time of day. Pockets of varied seating are great for visiting, reading or just watching TV. It is by far the largest breakfast/lounge area I have ever seen in any of the places to stay in Merritt BC Canada.

Best Western Plus, Merritt BC Amenities

All guests get to enjoy these features:

  • Large, complimentary parking areas
  • Pets welcome
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fitness centre
  • Terrace
  • Non-smoking property
  • Business centre
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Elevators
  • Indoor pool & hot tub
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning
  • Designated smoking area
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Mini-market on site
  • Daily maid service
  • Electric vehicle charging  Tesla stations
  • Accessible parking
Best Western Merritt BC

Time for a swim

Nearby Places To Eat in Merritt BC 

With a wide variety of restaurants and lounges located nearby, guests never have to go far for a good meal.

Pet Friendly Places To Stay In Merritt

Pets are not just accepted at this hotel, they are welcomed! Of all the places to stay in Merritt BC Canada, the Best Western Plus is a winner at planning well thought out rooms for pet stays! Pet rooms have two entrances – one leading to the lobby and the second to the outdoors. Indeed this is the best hotel I have stayed at with my dog Bailey!!  

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Bailey guarding his doggy treats!

Hotel Conference Rooms For Large Groups

This Merritt BC Canada hotel accommodation is ideal for business professionals and for hosting large group functions by way of their professional meeting and conference facilities.  The Sagebrush Room can accommodate up to 65 people.  It is ideal for meetings, social functions or events.  

 

Pet Friendly Hotel Merritt B.C.

3969 Crawford Ave.

Merritt, B.C.

Local # 250-378-0700

Book Today: Best Western Website

Best Western Plus, Merritt B.C.

Just one of many places to stay in Merritt BC Canada

 

Merritt Accommodation

Highly Recommended Places to Stay in the Nicola Valley

Merritt BC Canada Hotel Accommodation

When it comes to places to stay in Canada, including any Merritt Accommodation,  cleanliness is the most important part when booking a room. The Best Western Plus, a 5 star Hotel in Merritt BC, Canada has passed with flying colours.

First Impressions of Merritt Accommodations

When you pull up to the modern classy designed building you know you have made the right booking. The glass doors open into the hotel lobby, you see a cozy seating area with a fireplace, a stocked hot beverage bar, and fresh baked goodies. Everything is so shiny and clean. It is like a downtown New York hotel right here in Merritt BC, Canada.

Merritt Accommodations Convenience Store

Convenience store has a bit of everything.

The check in clerk is super friendly and makes you feel so welcome. She checks you in, answers all the questions you have about the area, and points you in the direction of the little onsite store.  This is an added convenience, and if you are like me, you have forgotten at least one item at home. 

My Best Western Room

You open the door to your room and “oh my gosh”, it is even better than you imagined.  THOSE BEDS LOOKED LIKE BIG FLUFFY PILLOWS!  Anoop, the Merritt accommodation manager and his family actually spent years researching sleep systems to get perfection.

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The beds looked like giant pillows.

Details Make A Difference

Everything is perfect, right down to the final detail of a nice little separate sink outside the bathroom. I don’t know about you but filling my coffee pot from the bathroom tap has always made me a bit uneasy. 

Merritt Accommodations Best Western Amenities

 When I am away from home I want better than home. I want to feel like I am away from my daily duties, all the normal stress and I want to feel like I am being catered to.  Spending hours in the pool, dipping once in a while into the hot tub, and then going back to the room to watch great TV channels and chill was perfect. There is also a fully furnished exercise room complete with many machines to keep your exercise routine in place while you are away.

Pool Hot Tub

Time to relax in the pool and hot tub.

Business Centre

It was exciting to see a nice size private business area complete with laptops right on the first floor. I could sneak away and do a few minutes catch up on business, ( don’t tell anyone). Down the hall from the breakfast area and table seating are some beautiful conference rooms complete with audio visual equipment.

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Conference Business Room Best Western Merritt BC

Hotel Breakfast is Served at the Best Western

Fresh Fruit, cereal with real milk, hot sausages, bacon and eggs, toast and bagels.  AND MORE all waiting for you to get a super start to your day of adventure and playing in the Nicola Valley. One of the special touches that I took notice of was the real plates and silverware. So much nicer than plastic and paper. Top class!

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A full hot breakfast to start your day.

” Full hot breakfast was the perfect way to start my day, the crisp ocean coloured hot tub was the perfect way to end my day”

Location of this Best Western Merritt Accommodation

Everything about the location of the Best Western Hotel in Merritt BC, Canada is perfect. The Merritt hotel is located right across the street from Boston Pizza , Denny’s Restaurant , Burger King, gas bar and a convenience store.

One must also take some time to explore our Merritt Downtown. So much to see. Park on Quilchena Avenue and explore our stores on foot. This way one can enjoy the 75+ hand prints of country music stars on the self guided walking tour we call the Walk Of Stars, as well as, download one of our Merritt Mural QR Codes and access videos, photos and stories of your favorite country music star. 

Family Owned and Operated Merritt Hotel

Anoop Sekhon and his wife are the General Managers of the Best Western Plus Hotel in Merritt. Anoop was proud to tell me his family has been in the hospitality industry for most of his life, he actually started making beds when he was a young man.  His family also owns another hotel, the Ramada which is just down the road. From working in the trenches he has learned how to operate and manage a very successful business. Anoop understands the importance of quality staff and professional service in the hospitality industry. 

Saying Good Bye To My Merritt Hotel Accommodation

5 point ratings on Expedia and Trip Advisor are well earned. Also a participating hotel accommodation on ehCanadaTravel.com. The hotel accommodation staff, cleaning crew, maintenance crew and management of the Best Western Hotel in Merritt BC, Canada should be commended on making visitors to Merritt feel warm and welcome. The Best Western Hotel in Merritt BC, Canada is right off the Coquihalla Highway for easy access and also offers TESLA SUPERCHARGE STATIONS for electric vehicles.

Best Western Merritt Hotel Accommodation

Where you STAY in Merritt is just as important as where you PLAY in Merritt.

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Ramada Hotel

Grown to Suit Traveler’s Needs

When asked what makes staying at the Ramada Inn in Merritt special among places to stay in Merritt BC, hotel owner Gurpreet Sekhorn speaks from the perspective of growth. The hotel has grown to include everything the traveler looks for in places to stay in Merritt BC. “The construction of this hotel was a long time in the making. It literally took ten to fifteen years to get it to where it’s at today. We’re the original family that built it. We started with thirty rooms and no hot tub, no breakfast.”

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East wing and water slide

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Comfortable and sunny breakfast room

It’s Got It All!

The Ramada has certainly grown! Today there is a hot tub, indoor swimming pool, sauna, and a water-slide. In addition, guests will find spacious continental breakfast room, a meeting room, a mobile office, a fitness room, and a comfortable lounge area in the lobby.

Rooms have also been added. These include suites, kitchenettes, and honeymoon suites with private hot tubs. Gurpreet exclaims, “It’s got it all!”. 

We enjoyed our kitchenette, which was ideal for keeping snacks and beverages on hand. It was also very handy for the doggy bag from dinner at Nicola Sushi, which is just a short walk from the hotel.

 

Views–Inside and Out

While enjoying the swimming in the spacious pool area, one can enjoy the view outside and in. The mountain tops are visible through the large windows. The murals the decorate the walls and ceiling are a recurring theme throughout the hotel. They add a personal touch that is a pleasure to view. The fully equipped fitness room also affords a view of the mountains in the distance beyond the activity of the city. 

Murals complete the atmosphere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our room was a few steps away from a viewing area that tantalizes the outdoor adventurer! The mountain vista promises all kinds of activity! Merritt’s many trails, lakes, rivers and variation in topography make for easy access to all your adventures. From rolling grasslands to rocky knolls among pine forest, the fishing, mountain biking, bird watching, kayaking, hiking, paddle-boarding, and much more are great fun! Looking for gear rentals? The local bike shop, Breathe Bikes has mountain bikes, stand up paddle-boards, kayaks, snow shoes and x-country skis.

places to stay in Merritt BC Ramada patio view

Patio View

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Spacious rooms

All of these additions are the measured result of the family’s long history in the business. Observing the existing places to stay in Merritt, BC, the tourism and types of people stopping in Merritt, these hoteliers added to the property to accommodate the needs of their guests.

 

What do Guests Look For in Merritt?

When asked what information guests most often request, Gurpreet says that his guests are often stopping over in Merritt, and are in need of the local businesses. He and his staff are able to provide options for places to eat and stocking up on supplies. Merritt has everything for the weary traveler. Other than those types of essentials, Gurpreet notes that the outdoors are a big attraction. Of course, I couldn’t agree more! He comments that this is what brings people to Merritt to stay for extended periods. 

Appeal of Places to Stay in Merritt BC

Gurpreet was born and raised in Merritt. He loves the small town appeal that Merritt provides for himself and his family. He has lived in California, but found himself drawn back to his hometown. Considering all that a place like California has to offer, Gurpreet’s example shows Merritt’s character as the hidden gem that most of its residents believe it to be.

Incredible Staff

Aside from the bricks and mortar amenities that the Ramada has to offer, Gurpreet praises his staff for making the Ramada what it is. He says the staff are incredible and have taken the success of their hotel to heart.

Places to stay in Merritt BC