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Navan, Meath, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is not a hostel. It's a house with a few spare bedrooms that the extremely rude owner makes you feel like she's doing you a favour by letting you stay in. The owner, Maggie, overbooked on the night of our stay and the four of us ended up having to share two beds between us even though we had...

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2Thank ElaineCarroll
Halifax, NS Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is a HOSTEL and not a hotel. At $89 it's grossly overpriced. We ended up paying and extra $10 for a queen bed. $99 is an absolutely ridiculous price for this place. Highly recommend paying a few extra bucks for a real hotel. No towels, no hand soap or toilet paper in the women's shared toilet, huge barking dog...

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Thank jvangurp
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Currently staying at the hostel while looking for an apartment. Got a standard private room at very reasonable rate. It is clean and functional. Location is great and people friendly. Keep in mind this is a hostel, not a hotel, but I would recommend trying a hostel if you never have... Get to meet people, very different experience than staying...

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Thank Mitch G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Though the location may be alright the atmosphere and conditions are appauling, it is more an old house with converted rooms than a hostel. You can hear the mice in the walls and every so often running across the floor. It is run by a lady who is intrusive and very very unhelpful. if you ask for a refund of...

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Thank Luke K
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2016

air condition room and w/ free continental breakfast as advertised is complete false,,,they will give you small electric fan,,I booked this weekend but boy I made a big mistake..no washrooms inside the room- you have to go outside another floor for shared washrooms, no towels and the shower room - you cannot bend to scrub your feet.. I think this...

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Thank marlyn204
Maggie W, Front Office Manager at Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel, responded to this review

Free coffee, or tea and do it yourself ( D I Y ) breakfast , is always available , as per web site , there is no mention of air conditional in every room, in some room we do have it . Our web site states share bathrooms , kitchen and towel are 5 dollars charge if you need it....

Reviewed 21 July 2016

The lady who work at the reception is VERY RUDE she should do a proper training, she is just after the money seriously she doesn't mind if the guest is happy or not as long as she's getting money! place is so small very uncomfortable female washroom, no toilet paper washroom floor is always wet. place is so dirty, smells...

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Thank Lou Adriel F
Maggie W, Front Office Manager at Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel, responded to this review

The previous guest are responsible for drying the floor after use . This is not a 5 star hotel , we try out best to keep the hostel very clean WE have lot of return customers WE appreciate your input thank you

Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Owner will change price the second day.. and wont respect the customer itt is her house so you need move according to her.. if you dont check out she charges your credit card with no warning after 5 minutes and threat to call the cops. dont go

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1Thank Sam T
Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I loved this place, but not for its quality. Our stay was hilarious and we still have running gags about it. Communication with the owner for booking was already "interesting" but all worked out fine. We arrived by chance at the same time as a big group and were told that we should have arrived earlier or later. Well how...

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Thank TravelElise
Calgary
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We had a trip planned to Kelowna, and we booked at this location two months beforehand. We booked a 2nd floor bedroom for 50 CAD. When we got there, the owner did not pick up the phone, and she was 1 hour late to the appointment time. By the time she got to us, she said "It's all because of...

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3Thank iFoodaholic
Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Dirty, filthy, disgusting, rude....adjectives which apply equally do the rooms and the owner. This is NOT a hostel....it is a half-way house, flop house, boarding house. We slept in our sleeping bags on the beds with our own pillows because the quilts were so filthy. Woke up, packed up and left without showering or partaking of the cold bagels and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel is located in the heart of downtown Kelowna for everyday convenience. We are close to the nearby beach facility at the beautiful Okanagan Lake. Also, walking distance to grocery store, restaurants and cafes. Our prices are hard to beat, low budget accommodation for travellers of all ages and groups. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel

Address: 730 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6P5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Kelowna > Central City
Price Range: £17 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kelowna Okanagan Lake Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“My standard private room has a desk and TV great value.”
 of 5 bubbles mitchg997, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not book at this place at all!”
 of 5 bubbles alex_lenden, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“May want to ask for a private room. Or simply go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles ThatPhotographerGuy, 6 May 2013 | Read review
“See the room before you pay.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieW317, 24 Oct 2012 | Read review
“"choose a room with air conditioning"”
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