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Best Western Kamloops  Hot
Hotels 3 Green Stars
  
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Eco Stars: 3 star
Stars: 4 star
Location: North America
Country: Canada

Best Western Kamloops

This hotel was recently upgraded to include a geothermal system, a natural chlorine pool and a new Lobby and South Wing. Free High Speed and Working Desk are available in all rooms. In addition, the 203 guest room hotel features an indoor tropical courtyard with a pool and kid's wading pool. Among other amenities, there are deluxe rooms and suites, an Aberdeen Liquor Store and a 30,000 square foot conference center. To complete the experience there is also one of the finest restaurants in Kamloops overlooking the courtyard “Forsters Restaurant and Spirits Lounge”.

In the area you will find some of the finest golf courses in the country, horseback riding, Mountain biking, hiking, fossil exploring, and Western Heritage. If you are more of a winter person then nearby you have the excellent ski Sun Peaks Resort, which is quickly becoming one of the premier ski areas in the country.


Green Star Rating Results:
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Overall Rating: ★★★ (3)

Special Achievements:

We are a 3 "Green Key" Property as recognized through the Canadian Hotel Association program. We are a member of the Green Hotel Association also.

We built a Geothermal system to operate our cooling and heating system in 2005. This reduced our Gas requirements by 50% from 8,000 GJ to 4,000 GJ per year.

We installed a Solar Panel system that also reduced our need for electricity by producing a natural source for energy that our geothermal can now use to heat the building.

Energy Rating: ★★★ (3)
Staff Comment - We use a cardboard recycling program that reduced our waste by 40%. We recycle all bottles, all internal paper, re use recycled paper for all our in-house printing.

We use biodegradeable products to clean our rooms, recycled paper for toilet paper and kleenex for our guest rooms.

We provide a reuse program to reduce our laundry and detergent needs with our guests.

Water Rating: ★★★ (3)
Staff Comment - We now use a three day reuse program with our guests. We reuse old sheets and towels internally for rags and sew the sheets into storage bags, etc

Disposal Rating: ★★ (2)
Staff Comment - We use a dispenser system that assisted us in removing 128,000 small bottles of shampoo and soap out of the landfill each year. This system reduced our waste from this amenities by 40%.

Eco-Active Rating: ★★★★ (4)
Staff Comment - We ask our vendors to ensure they are also following eco-friendly programs and systems to ensure that we are not negatively impacting the enviroment with our purchases.

Protection Rating: ★★★ (3)
Staff Comment - Our Food and Beverage provider is asked to buy locally when ever possible to ensure we are not burning carbons to provide the food for our guests.

Contact Details

Name:
Best Western Kamloops
Address:
1250 Rogers Way
Kamloops, BC
V1S 1N5
Canada
Telephone:
250-828-6660
Website:
www.bestwesternkamloops.com
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