03/12/2016 MrBlueV, Creston, Canada
This is a must for those looking for a place to visit where small town ambience meets big city convenience. The Hotel Lodge accomodation boasts rooms that are modern and spacious, with all the amenit... more
This is a must for those looking for a place to visit where small town ambience meets big city convenience. The Hotel Lodge accomodation boasts rooms that are modern and spacious, with all the amenities that one expects from a Best Western. There is a pool and a spa available, and given the holiday season when we visited, the decor was tasteful and festive. Check-in staff are courteous and efficient, setting a great tone for the visit.
Dining in the Springs restaiurant provides a great experience to try several different menu items, and enjoy wonderful service The Kobe pot roast dinner is a favourite, along with the rib eye steak which was perfectly cooked. Portions are for the hearty appetite! A nice touch is the free breakfast for guests who can choose from a traditional hot meal to cereals and fruit. It is truly free, so tip your servers well.
A small bar area next to the restaurant offers an oasis to enjoy a libation and relax while resting from the excitement of the hotel's main attraction: the Casino.
The Casino offers smoking and non-smoking rooms, with a variety of slot machines to slake the thirst of any gamer. One nice touch is that there are ample machines that you can play on using Canadian funds, with the others requiring US funds. Many different games are available, emulating Las Vegas but with a smaller, homier touch. Joining the Ktunaxa club offers a way to collect points and bonus cash to supplement your experience. The casino is never crowded, and refreshments are available as you play. A late-night deli offers munchies in case game play uses up more energy than expected!
As a package, the Kootenai River Inn is a jewel, well managed, highly recommended, and a definite repeat get-away destination. less
KootenaiRiverInn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to write regarding your recent stay with us. I appreciate hearing from our Guests.
I am happy to read you had a good stay. Our team is very proud of our facility and I will be sure to pass your comments on to our entire team.
Thanks again for staying.