P.O. Box 1333 / #3622 North Street
Ainsworth Hot Springs, B.C. CANADA. V0G 1A0
Phone or Fax (Worldwide): 1 (250) 229-4969
Toll Free (Canada & US only): 1 (888) 229-4963
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Online reservations will be charged a 15% booking fee that is refunded to you upon check-in, provided you honor your reservations.

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Pets Welcome at the Mermaid!
There are many walking trails to enjoy only minutes away from the motel, not to mention the lake and beach area across the road from the motel.

Pets are subject to additional pet charges of $10.00/night and pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets, inside and outside.

Aggressive dogs should be kept on a leash while on motel grounds.

Sales taxes for accommodation in B.C. are 10% Provincial Sales Taxes plus 5% Federal GST Tax

Prices quoted are in Canadian currency and are subject to change without notice. U.S. currency is accepted but is subject to current exchange rates.

Important Notice!

The Ainsworth Hot Springs Caves are under renovation until June 12th. In the meantime, the Cave's hot springs waters are being diverted in to the Large Outside Pool so you can still enjoy the Natural Hot Springs Waters in the outside pool with the admission reduced to half price.

The Ainsworth Hot Springs Pools and Cave will be closed completely from June 2nd thru to June 12th for annual maintenance, The Mermaid Lodge & Motel will continue to remain open to welcome visitors during these hot springs renovations, offering reduced rates for accommodation. Call us directly @ 888-229-4963 or email us @ themermaid@uniserve.com for specially discounted rates.

The Mermaid's Onsite Hottub/Jacuzzi will be operational during this period for our guests soaking pleasure, while enjoying the magnificent views of the Kootenay Lake and Purcell Mountain Range as well as other attractions in the area.

Our Rooms


Whether you choose a modest room in the historical lodge or modern motel accommodation in the newer kitchenette complex, you will enjoy panoramic views of the Kootenay Lake and Purcell Mountains. All units are also conveniently located only 30 meters from the Ainsworth Hot Springs Pools and Caves.

Our Rates:
Double rates (2 persons). $98.00-$128.00.
Extra person charges: $8.00/person/night

Please ask about our Special Rates for Seniors, Large Group and Families of 5-6 persons. These discounts cannot be combined with any other specials.

The view of Kootenay Lake and the Purcell Mountain Range
Please note that our rates are considerably lower than the Hot Springs hotel rates as they do not include passes to the hot springs attraction. When our accommodation rates and the cost of pool passes are combined, we are still the most reasonably priced facility in the area. We are the only pet-friendly facility in town.
All our units are NON-SMOKING indoors, but ashtrays are provided on the outdoor balconies for those who would like to smoke outdoors.


  Ask about our Special Discount Rates for: Seniors, Corporate Travelers, and Large Groups.

Free Wireless High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bring your Laptop with wireless internet card and enjoy unlimited use of our wireless, high speed internet connections for work or play, in the comfort of your own motel unit.

Standard Motel Room

View from Sleeping unit balcony

The motel style sleeping units are self-contained, with no kitchenette facilities, only an in-room coffee maker. They contain 1 queen bed, 1 double bed, 1 sofa-bed, a washroom with toilet, sink $ shower and balconies with lake & mountain views. They are capable of sleeping up to 6 persons, depending upon age. Microwave rentals are available at $5.00 per day.

Our Rates:
Nightly rates (1 or 2 persons). $98.00-$108.00.
Extra person charges: $8.00/person/night

Historical Lodge Motel Sleeping Units

Motel Kitchenette Suites

Newly Renovated Kitchenette Units

NEWLY RENOVATED, Motel Kitchenettes now contain 1 Plush Queen bed in the living room area, 1 small separate bedroom with 1 Double bed, 1 double sofa in the dining area, capable of sleeping 5-6 persons, a washroom with toilet, sink & shower & balcony with lake & mountain views. Located next door to the Ainsworth Hot Springs Pools & Caves but you can also enjoy our own on-site Hottub/Jacuzzi in the Gazebo, that is open year-round as well.

Double rates (2 persons). $98.00-$128.00.
Extra person charges: $8.00/person/night

Living & Dining Area of Deluxe Kitchenettes


Apartment Bedroom
Self-contained apartment unit with large separate bedroom with 1 Queen bed, a 4-piece Bathroom, large living room with a double sofa-bed and single chair-bed, dining room and full kitchen. Air conditioned but no balcony.
Single or Double Rate: $98-$108.
Extra persons: $8.00/person/night

Apartment Bath
Apartment Living Room and Dining Area

All Mermaid guests have year-round access to our on-site outdoor barbecue and Jacuzzi hot tub.