South Thompson Inn & Conference Center
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsSouth Thompson Inn & Conference Center Kamloops
A lovely setting for the ranch. Very comfortable room with a verandah that overlooked the South Thompson river. Greast night.
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TripAdvisor Reviews South Thompson Inn & Conference Center Kamloops
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We boarded the Rocky Mountaineer train in Vancouver at 7:30 am on a cool damp Canadian morning. We were welcomed on board to the sound of bagpipes. Our first experience of the wonderful service on board this amazing train was to all be given hot flannels prior to being served a yummy breakfast., while we say goodbye to the magnificent city of …
ROCKY MOUNTAINEER TRAIN DAY 1
Had to be up and down in the hotel lobby by 6:30 am, so we actually seen the sunrise. Not good for holidays!
Onto a coach and out to the terminal, a large building where we were served orange juice then a bagpiper piped us onto the train. They turn up everywhere? The train has 23 carriages with 760 people on …
... when, in fact, it is a very short way indeed. We have to explore this!
As we walk past a stage coach and on into the Rattlesnake Saloon where we are greeted by a enthusiastic and charming saleswoman. She explains every aspect of this amazing place to us. Constructed by a old west enthusiast, it features many aspects of that life style, an old cookhouse, the crumbling wooden water tower, the general store and so on. This man has a very ...
... and stops a lot but not for long as the railways are like highways and some need to slow and allow others to pass. Went through a 5 mile long tunnel right through a mountain; what was really cool is that you could see the light through the end of the tunnel the whole time! That's a pretty straight tunnel! The dining car food has been very good! When you have the late ...
... necessary to control the Mountain Beetle Infestation.
Unusual signage today: "U Turn Around" signs (in case the weather changes quickly in the winter) and you need to get out of dodge! We are traveling through the Cascade Range of Mountains.
Once down from the mountains and into the valley we pass the towns of Hope, Chillimack, and Abbotsford (very English sounding aren't they), and we now see produce farming - grapes (lots of vineyards), ...