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Dancing Bear Inn Hostel
2 out of 5
171 Baker Street, Nelson, BC
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The price is $49 per night
0.25 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (89 reviews)

"This is the CUTEST hostel we loved it so much. The location is 10/10 too, right on main road. It’s an old big house and they have a kitchen and everything to use. Rooms are quaint and lovely and tons of showers and bathrooms on each floor! Thank you!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Dancing Bear Inn Hostel
Beautiful And Private Mountainside Log Cabin - Hot Tub And 10 Min From Nelson
4.9/5Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Just a wonderful place to stay...

"Our kids think this is the coolest place we've ever stayed. Even though Whitewater had to close in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and in spite of the fact that we didn't spend time down in Nelson either, we settled in and had a wonderful time. In addition to the obvious positives, hot tub, being ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Beautiful And Private Mountainside Log Cabin - Hot Tub And 10 Min From Nelson
Beach Front Cabin on Kootenay Lake, one of the Nicest Beaches on the Lake
4.8/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Summer Family Fun

"This property and the area is amazing!! Cozy and comfortable cabin, beach outside your door and a nice quiet area, with so much to do. Have a day at the beach, walk to the provincial park, take a bus ride into Nelson and spend a day exploring or just sit on the deck and enjoy the beautiful view!!! ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

Beach Front Cabin on Kootenay Lake, one of the Nicest Beaches on the Lake
Private Nelson Beachside Retreat
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10.54 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Sandy beach, beautiful property

"The time at the cabin was just what we needed. Chris was very responsive and friendly. Any issues were quickly resolved. The house and property is as the pictures, there is a managers house/possible rental on the property as well that property manager stays in. The property is gated and fences down ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Private Nelson Beachside Retreat
Alpine Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
1120 Hall Mines Road, Nelson, BC
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The price is $79 per night
0.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (358 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly, room was nice and clean. I would recommend staying there as we will definitely go back when we come back to Nelson."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Alpine Inn & Suites
Mountain Hound Inn
2 out of 5
621 Baker St, Nelson, BC
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0.11 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (314 reviews)
Nice hotel great value

"Great hotel in the middle of town. Lots of good bars and resturaunts close by."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Mountain Hound Inn
Blaylock's Mansion
4 out of 5
1679 HWY 3A, Nelson, BC
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The price is $127 per night
3.94 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Anniversary stay

"This is a lovely historic hotel with beautiful grounds and a wonderful view of the lake. We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and our relaxing stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Blaylock's Mansion
Victoria Falls Guest House
3 out of 5
203 Victoria Street, Nelson, BC
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0.23 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"Great part of town, block from main strip. Quiet and cozy despite being so close to the Center. Will stay again when we come back!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Victoria Falls Guest House
Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals
2.5 out of 5
811 Vernon St, Nelson, BC
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0.24 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Suite place

"Great location. We had the upper suite. So cool. The owner came by to see us (we asked her to drop by) and she joined us for a glass of wine. The place was big, clean and had all of the amenities needed. Will definitely stay here again. Parking a little iffy."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Mistiso's Place Vacation Rentals
North Shore Inn
2 out of 5
687 HWY 3A, Nelson, BC
The price is $100 per night
1.59 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (255 reviews)

"Nice staff. Quiet. Away from Nelson. Nice walk over the bridge to the town."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

North Shore Inn
Peacock Cottage Creekside
The price is $110 per night
6.38 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Nice quiet location and easy access. Close enough to Nelson to enjoy the city. Far enough away for a enjoyable couple retreat. Very nice owner. She had good suggestions for dining and activities."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Peacock Cottage Creekside
Little Chickadee Cabin
The price is $99 per night
6.38 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Cottage love

"Just loved staying in this absolutely beautiful, homey little cottage. Janet the property owner is amazing and talented. She thought of all the big and small details. Helpful in every way as well. I missed my dogs and she let me have some dog love from one hers. I would recommended this place to ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

Little Chickadee Cabin
Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn & Convention Centre
3 out of 5
153 Baker Street, Nelson, BC
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The price is $136 per night
0.26 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (389 reviews)

"excellent happy front desk persons. clean comfortable rooms. a little small restaurant attached had excellent breakfasts, did not try other meals.. and good coffee"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn & Convention Centre
Prestige Lakeside Resort, BW Premier Collection
3.5 out of 5
701 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC
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The price is $169 per night
0.28 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (360 reviews)

"Excellent room, ground floor overlooking the water. Wish the restaurant was open but renovating I guess. $40/night extra for dog is a bit steep"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Prestige Lakeside Resort, BW Premier Collection
The Adventure Hotel
3 out of 5
616 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC
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The price is $102 per night
0.07 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (452 reviews)

"Cleaned. Got most of things we need. Receptionist was very nice."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

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Visiting Nelson

Travelers to Nelson give high marks for the lakeside setting and shopping. This scenic city also attracts tourists with its ski areas and mountain views.

  • You'll find 88 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Castlegar
  • The closest major airport is in Castlegar, BC (YCG), 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Trail, BC (YZZ-Trail Regional), 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Nelson

The lakeside and mountain views exemplify the city's natural beauty and places to visit include Cottonwood Falls Park and Lakeside Park. Skiing is a top activity, and Whitewater Ski Resort is one place to visit. Additionally, you might want to add Nelson & District Community Complex to your agenda.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 42 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Nelson. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Creekside B & B - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and comfortable rooms.
  • Cloudside Hotel - Our customers like the quiet location and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a rooftop terrace, along with free WiFi.
  • Savoy Hotel - Amenities at this hotel include 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and clean rooms.

Dressing for Nelson

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 50°F and the nighttime average to be 19°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 80°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 61°F during the day and 22°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Nelson is 1.06 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 79°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 22°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Nelson?
Mistiso’s Place Vacation Rentals is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers a water park and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Hume Hotel & Spa and Cloudside Hotel as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nelson, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Nelson.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Nelson?
For more details about updating your trip to Nelson or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Nelson?
Based on reviews, Villa Motel is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Dancing Bear Inn Hostel and Mountain Hound Inn.
What's the best hotel for families in Nelson?
The Adventure Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and free parking. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Prestige Inn Nelson and Prestige Lakeside Resort, BW Premier Collection. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Baldface Lodge.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Nelson?
Hume Hotel & Spa is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and 3 bars. Another good option for a stay with your sweetheart is Prestige Lakeside Resort, BW Premier Collection.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Nelson?
Prestige Inn Nelson is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers concierge services and free newspapers for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Alpine Inn & Suites and The Adventure Hotel.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Whitewater Ski Resort?
Beautiful And Private Mountainside Log Cabin - Hot Tub And 10 Min From Nelson is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this chalet offers private decks and a spa tub. It’s located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from Whitewater Ski Resort. Other good options in the area include Prestige Lakeside Resort, BW Premier Collection and The Adventure Hotel.
What about the best place to stay near Kokanee Creek Provincial Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Creekside B & B, located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from Kokanee Creek Provincial Park, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Kootenay Lakeview Spa Resort & Event Centre and Prestige Lakeside Resort, BW Premier Collection are two other good options within the area.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Nelson?
The Adventure Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 2 restaurants and 2 bars. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, also consider Cloudside Hotel.
What's the best golf hotel in Nelson?
Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn & Convention Centre is a 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. You can tee off at Granite Pointe Golf Club during your trip.
What's the best place to stay for a ski vacation in Nelson?
Based on our travel data, Mountain Hound Inn is a top hotel for a winter getaway, and features ski storage and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay near the slopes include Blaylock’s Mansion and The Adventure Hotel. Spend your days on the slopes by visiting Whitewater Ski Resort, Kuba’s Corners, or Sproulers.

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