Best Western Nicola Inn

Merritt, British Columbia

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Best Western Nicola Inn is a hotel located in Merritt. The BEST WESTERN Nicola Inn is conveniently located in Merritt, a ranching community three hours from Vancouver, British Columbia. In Merritt, a quiet drive through the country on a warm autumn day takes you to breathtaking places. A photographer's paradise, out one window you may see deer and black bear, out the other, color splashed slopes. And no matter where you go in Merritt, you'll find plenty of wide-open spaces in which to stretch out, making this the perfect place for your own private getaway. We are close to downtown and the freeway so you have access to all the amenities of a resort and the culture of downtown, including, boating, rafting, golfing, horseback riding, museums, parks and gardens. We are one and one half hours from Kelowna, one hour from Kamloops and on the main freeway to Edmonton and Calgary and Vancouver.

Local dining options close to Best Western Nicola Inn include Grand Pub & Grill, and Crystal Gardens Chinese Restaurant.

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4025 Walters Street
British Columbia

Tel: (250) 378-4253
Fax: 250-378-6869
Tollfree: (800)-663-2830

Guest Room Restaurant Pool Banquet Room Exterior Lobby Exterior Courtyard

24-hour front desk. Accessible facilities. Air conditioning. Air conditioning. Alarm clock. Balcony/Lanai/Terrace. Cable television. Coffee/Tea maker. Complimentary breakfast. Complimentary continental breakfast. Complimentary in-room coffee or tea. Data port. Data port. Desk. Exercise gym. Exterior corridors. Fax service. Free local calls. Free parking. Front desk. Hair dryer. Hairdryer. High speed internet access. High speed internet connection. High speed wireless. Horseback riding. Ice machine. Indoor pool. Ironing board. Late check-out available. Meeting rooms. Microwave. Multilingual staff. Non-smoking rooms (generic). Onsite laundry. Photocopy center. Pool. Refrigerator. Restaurant. Security. Sofa bed. Tennis court. Wake-up calls.

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Location details / directions

From: Highway 5. Take Exit# 290 and travel south 5 blocks. Turn right on Walters Street. The BEST WESTERN Nicola Inn is surrounded by the most beautiful mountains and lakes. You will see a variety of beauty at every turn.

Near to the following attractions

  • Mountain Biking and Hiking:
    • The trails in this area are endless. Take your time and enjoy the peacefulness of the Valley. Choose your degree of difficulty and we will direct you to the appropriate park or mountaintop. Some of the favorite trails include: Godey Creek Trail, Cabin Lake and the many Kane Valley Trails. Or explore the many 'backcountry' trails located directly behind the Best Western Nicola Inn.
  • Fishing:
    • Merritt's motto "A Lake a Day as Long as You Stay" says it all about the great fishing in and around the Nicola Valley. The only tough part is deciding on which lake to cast your rod and reel. How about renting a float tube for the day? (Rentals available in the city.)
  • Special Events:
    • Nicola Valley Pro RODEO Weekend, Merritt Mountain Music Festival, Invitational Golf Tournaments to name a few! Let us know when you are coming for a visit and we will do our best to ensure you do not miss a thing!
  • Golf:
    • The Nicola Valley offers two popular nine-hole golf courses to tourists and locals alike. The Merritt Golf and Country Club is centrally located in the heart of the city. Alternatively, a scenic 20-minute drive will lead you to the Nicola Valley Golf Course next to the historic Quilchena Hotel. Inquire about the special golf packages the Best Western Nicola Inn has to offer!
  • Horseback Riding:
    • The Best Western Nicola Inn has made arrangements with the local ranches to test your skills on horseback. Whether it is your first time on horseback or you are an experienced rider, you will enjoy this favorite pastime on a working ranch nestled amongst the rolling hills.
  • Recreation:
    • 16 kilometer(s) from ice skating
    • 16 kilometer(s) from horseback riding
    • 16 kilometer(s) from snowmobiling
    • 16 kilometer(s) from tennis
    • 16 kilometer(s) from golf
    • 24 kilometer(s) from beaches
    • 24 kilometer(s) from Boating
    • 24 kilometer(s) from jet skiing
    • 24 kilometer(s) from water skiing
  • Transportation:
    • 1.6 kilometer(s) from Merritt Airport
    • 240 kilometer(s) from Vancouver International Airport
    • 400 kilometer(s) from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
  • Location:
    • The Best Western Nicola Inn is ideally located in Central British Columbia where you can access all major resort areas and yet enjoy the quiet relaxing atmosphere of a small community.
  • Windsurfing:
    • Nicola Lake, the longest lake in the region, offers superb conditions for this popular sport. The Quilchena sailing center is located on the east side of the lake, only 20 minutes by car from Merritt.
  • Snowmobiling:
    • Honeymoon Trail, Thynne Mountain, Lundbom Lake, Mount Henning and Iron Mountain are only a few of the many areas to explore on snowmobile. There are endless groomed trails suitable for a leisurely family ride with nearby tobogganing hills. Alternatively, for the experienced rider, enjoy the challenging trails at higher elevations (up to 8,000 feet!).
  • Cross Country Skiing:
    • Kane Valley, just 27 miles from Merritt, offers fantastic cross-country skiing during the winter months. There are over 64 miles of well-marked groomed trails with several sheltered rest areas. The superb snow conditions combined with a mild climate makes cross-country skiing a popular sport during the winter.
    • 1 block from Nicola Valley Hospital
    • 1.5 kilometers from Central Park
    • 1.5 kilometers from Nicola Valley Museum
    • 1.5 kilometers from downtown Merritt shopping center
    • 1.5 kilometers from ice arena
    • 1.5 kilometers from rodeo grounds
    • 24 kilometers from Monck Park beaches
    • Within 100 kilometers from 30 different lakes
    • Within 100 kilometers from fishing
    • 160 kilometers from Hells Gate Airtram
    • 160 kilometers from Winter Gardens
    • 1 hour from Kamloops
    • ½ hours from Okanagan Valley
    • 1½ hours from Kelowna
    • 3 hours from Vancouver
    • 5 hours from Jasper
    • 7 hours from Banff
  • Recreation Within 15 miles:
    • Beaches
    • Boating
    • Jet skiing
    • Water skiing
  • Within 15 miles:
    • 1 block from Nicola Valley Hospital
    • 1 mile from Central Park
    • 1 mile from Nicola Valley Museum
    • 1 mile from downtown Merritt shopping center
    • 1 mile from ice arena
    • 1 mile from rodeo grounds
    • 15 miles from Monck Park beaches
  • Within 60 miles:
    • 30 different lakes
    • Fishing
  • 60 or more miles away:
    • 100 miles from Hells Gate Airtram
    • 100 miles from Winter Gardens
    • 1 hour from Kamloops
    • 1 ½ hours from Okanagan Valley
    • 1 ½ hours from Kelowna
    • 3 hours from Vancouver
    • 5 hours from Jasper
    • 7 hours from Banff
  • Downtown Merritt shopping center
    • 1.50 kilometer(s) from Downtown Merritt shopping center
  • Nicola Valley Hospital
    • 0.10 kilometer(s) from Nicola Valley Hospital
  • Nicola Valley Museum
    • 1.50 kilometer(s) from Nicola Valley Museum
  • Ice arena
    • 1.50 kilometer(s) from Ice arena
  • Rodeo grounds
    • 1.50 kilometer(s) from Rodeo grounds

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