Discovering Kelowna’s Lesser-Known Motels

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Hotel Zed Kelowna

Kelowna’s charm extends beyond its breathtaking landscapes and downtown to include unique, lesser-known motels. Each offers a distinct flavour and a promise of memorable stays, blending comfort with the thrill of discovery.

Hotel Zed Kelowna

In downtown Kelowna, Hotel Zed captivates with its groovy 70s flair mixed with modern touches. It’s a bright, colourful escape, where retro meets contemporary. Unique amenities, including free roller skate, skateboard, and bike rentals, complement the fun atmosphere. The rooftop patio offers stunning views of Kelowna’s City Park and Okanagan Lake, making it a perfect spot to relax. Rooms boast a mix of modern and retro elements, ensuring a comfortable stay while immersing guests in a nostalgic ambiance.

Hotel Zed Kelowna stands out with its offbeat style and array of amenities, including a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, and a lively ping pong lounge. The hotel’s location offers easy access to local cafes and restaurants, making it an ideal base for exploring the city in a unique way.

Oasis Inn

Located in South Central Kelowna, the Oasis Inn is a perfect spot of relaxation, and only minutes away from the Capri Mall and Kelowna’s stunning landmarks like Guisachan Heritage Park and Okanagan Lake. The motel features a seasonal outdoor pool, free parking, and convenient laundry facilities.

The Oasis Inn's 62 air-conditioned rooms come equipped with modern amenities like flat-screen TVs, microwaves, and coffee makers. The free Wi-Fi and daily housekeeping ensure a comfortable and connected stay. However, travellers should note that there's no airport shuttle service available.

Dilworth Inn

Dilworth Inn is renowned for its exceptional service and comfortable accommodations. Its location near Orchard Park Mall provides easy access to shopping and dining options. The inn offers an indoor pool, sauna, hot tub, and rooms with kitchenettes, catering to diverse traveller needs.

Guests have praised the Dilworth Inn for its cleanliness, friendly staff, and excellent amenities, including a diverse breakfast selection. The Inn’s commitment to guest satisfaction is evident in its responsive service and attention to detail.


Kelowna’s lesser-known motels each offer a unique experience, from the retro-chic Hotel Zed to the serene comforts of The Shore and Oasis Inn, to the welcoming Dilworth Inn. These motels provide both a place to stay, and a doorway to the diverse experiences and beauty of Kelowna.