Business Travel Tips:
Why Book West Kelowna Accommodations
Business travel normally does not afford you a lot of time to take in the sights. That’s why finding the right West Kelowna accommodations is essential when wanting to make the most of your visit to the Okanagan. A central and quiet location, with business amenities and nearby attractions, should be at the top of your list. Here’s what to look for when seeking that perfect one-stop spot for your business trip:
Find a Central Location if Travelling Between Cities
The Okanagan consists of an area that extends north of the US border to the Shuswap region for approximately 200 kilometres. With the three main cities of Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon spread within that distance, it makes sense to find a centrally located hotel in West Kelowna that is not only within reach of downtown Kelowna, but is located smack dab in between the South and North Okanagan, with less than an hour’s drive to Penticton and Vernon on either end.
Look for a Peaceful Night’s Rest on the Okanagan Corridor
There are a number of hotels in the Okanagan, BC that are located next to or right on the main transportation thoroughfare that is Highway 97 as well as Kelowna International Airport (YLW). The problem is that you may encounter road and air traffic noise when staying a little too close to the source. When looking at where to stay in West Kelowna, it may help to find a hotel that is not too far off the beaten path and offers a quiet locale such as a neighbouring golf course or park with views of the gem that is Okanagan Lake.
Seek out Amenities That Go Beyond a Comfortable Bed
While a plush pillow-top mattress and high thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets may be just what you’re looking for, there are other amenities to seek out when booking a business hotel. They include:
- Free in-room fibre optic Internet and Wi-Fi
- Charging station and desk
- Access to computers, fax machines, printers, copiers
- Fitness room that is accessible early in the morning or late at night
- Swimming pool, hot tub for relaxation
- Meeting space in case you need to hold a workshop, conference or interview
- Eat-in or dine-out options close by
Take in Some Nearby Activities and Attractions
All work and no play can make a business trip feel like a chore. That’s why it’s important to take some time to take in some West Kelowna tourism attractions close to your hotel. Some suggestions include:
- Visiting some of the wineries along the West Kelowna Wine Trail or finding a hotel that offers an Okanagan wine tour package
- Hiking up Mount Boucherie or at Glen Canyon Regional Park
- Golfing at Two Eagles or Shannon Lake Golf Courses
- Skiing at Big White Ski Resort
For more places to visit in the Okanagan, why not Explore the North Okanagan from Our West Kelowna Hotel.
The Best Western Wine Country Hotel and Suites is located next to Two Eagles Golf Course and Okanagan Lake, just off Highway 97 and the 97C connector, and is a 30-minute drive from Kelowna International Airport. Business travellers have 24-hour access to our fitness centre along with business facilities and meeting room. Enjoy our West Kelowna hotel with breakfast included in your stay.