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Modern Elegance: A Closer Look at The Shore’s Apartment Hotel Features

Posted on February 22nd, 2024 in Hospitality

Hotel alternatives have been on the rise for a while with the advent of AirBnb and VRBO and there are plenty of reasons why you should choose a flexible stay hotel. Nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Okanagan Valley, The Shore Kelowna offers superior luxury, comfort, and unparalleled hospitality when it comes to options for an apartment hotel in Kelowna. 

Join us as we take a detailed look at what sets The Shore apart from other accommodations in the area, exploring the intricacies of its rooms, on-site dining options, and identifying guests who find this haven by the shore irresistible.

Location, Location, Location

Our lakefront paradise faces Gyro Beach’s sandy shoreline and is connected to both the Lower Mission and the downtown area by picturesque parks and pathways. Encircled by a beautiful lake, pine forests, orchards, and vineyards, and abundant in arts, culture, and attractions, The Shore has something to offer every visitor. So whether you’re in town for a triathlon race or here for the weekend for a babymoon or bachelor/bachelorette party, the Shore is the perfect home base to explore what our city has to offer. 

Our Apartment Hotel Rooms

a full in-suite kitchen at The Shore Kelowna apartment hotel, with wooden cabinets, a large kitchen island, and stainless-steel appliances

At the heart of The Shore Kelowna’s allure is its thoughtfully designed and meticulously appointed rooms. Each suite exudes a contemporary charm that effortlessly balances with the function of features that work seamlessly to make your everyday smooth and easy.

We offer a variety of room categories to cater to the diverse needs of our guests. Whether you opt for a cozy studio for yourself or a spacious two-bedroom suite for the family, each suite is a sanctuary of comfort. Plus, they’re all fully furnished and ready for your stay, whether you’re with us for a few weeks, a few months, or longer. 

A state-of-the-art culinary kitchen

Our modern kitchens in each suite offer you the opportunity to cook at home. With grocery stores within walking distance, a full-sized fridge, and modern appliances, you can enjoy the convenience of preparing meals at your leisure. 

4K Flat screen LG TVs and high-speed wireless internet

Each suite is equipped with its own high-speed internet so you can stay connected for work, school and entertainment. Enjoy movie nights and watch your favourite sports teams in 4K high definition.  

In-suite washer and dryer

No more walking down the street to find a laundromat, and no more waiting for the machines in your building to be free. The convenience of your in-suite washer and dryer means you can take care of your laundry on your own schedule. 

Air conditioning and heat

The temperatures in the Okanagan can climb pretty high in the summer and drop down low in the winter. Each of our suites has an air conditioning unit for heating/cooling and also a central air system to keep you comfortable during your stay with us.

Private balconies

Our private balconies provide the perfect spot to take in the breathtaking sunsets that paint the sky in hues of pink and orange year-round. Enjoy meals or drinks with friends as you drink in the Okanagan landscape. 

Mobile digital key entry

Using an electronic key system, we simplify your check-in. Simply download the app and digital keys are sent directly to your device as soon as your suite is ready on the day of your arrival.

Access to our outdoor terrace with fireplace and guest lounge 

Need more room for a family gathering? Our outdoor terrace and guest lounge are both accessible with your mobile app. The terrace offers a central BBQ area and precast fire pits for your enjoyment.


Let us know ahead of time if you’ll have pets joining you and we’ll be happy to update your reservation to include your pet. Leashed pets are welcome in common area hallways and elevators but not permitted within the amenity room or 3rd-floor terrace. With Gyro beach across the street and plenty of walking trails within the area, you’ll have everything you need for a pet-friendly stay.

On-site Dining

a top-down view of breakfast plates and accompaniments on a printed tablecloth

Located in Kelowna’s Lower Mission, The Shore offers boutique shops and celebrated restaurants – every urban convenience you could hope for. On-site, you’ll find numerous eateries that cater to diverse palates, ensuring that every guest’s dining preferences are not only met but exceeded.

Kb&co Conscious Eats

A fast-casual, plant-based café full of delicious food you can feel good about.

Diner Deluxe

Made-from-scratch comfort food for breakfast, brunch & lunch.

YLW South Street Burger

Build your own burger, your way with over 30 gourmet toppings to mix and match. 

Hugo’s Mexican Restaurant

Enjoy an authentic taste of Mexico with an impressive array of vegan, vegetarian, gluten and dairy-free options.

Shore Line Brewing Co.

Invite some friends down to the brewery for a casual hangout with a beautiful view. 

Marble Slab Creamery

Satisfy your sweet tooth with ice cream creations. 

T-One Asian Fusion

Delicious Asian fusion cuisine, from sushi to ramen and rice bowls. 

Unique to The Shore Kelowna is the option for in-suite dining. Guests can order from the restaurants on site or from food delivery services (ie. SkipTheDishes, DoorDash and Uber Eats) and have their meals delivered. With full in-suite kitchens, leftovers can be easily stored and re-heated. From the comfort of their rooms, guests can enjoy a private and intimate dining experience with the stunning lake as a backdrop.

The Shore’s Guests

a father and son at Gyro beach in Kelowna, writing their names in the sand with sticks

The Shore Kelowna caters to a diverse range of guests, each finding their own reasons to choose this extraordinary place for a short- or long-term stay. 

  • Students: If you’ve come to Kelowna for school, The Shore is a great place to stay for the year. It is close to transit options for Kelowna’s UBC campus and easy walkable access to the Okanagan College campus.
  • Families: The Shore Kelowna is an excellent choice for families. The proximity to family-friendly attractions and the convenience of in-suite dining create an environment where families can create lasting memories.
  • Business Travelers: For those in Kelowna on business, The Shore Kelowna offers a sophisticated and comfortable haven. The well-appointed suites provide a productive environment, while the on-site amenities offer opportunities for relaxation after a day of meetings.
  • Explorers and Adventure Seekers: Positioned in the heart of Kelowna, The Shore is an ideal base for those looking to explore the region. Whether it’s wine tasting in the nearby vineyards, hiking the picturesque trails, or enjoying water sports on Okanagan Lake, adventure awaits just beyond our doorstep.
  • Couples and Romantic Getaways: The romantic ambiance, coupled with the breathtaking views, makes The Shore Kelowna a popular choice for couples seeking a memorable getaway. The private balconies and luxurious accommodations set the stage for a romantic retreat against the backdrop of the Okanagan’s natural beauty.

If you’re thinking about getting away for a short or long amount of time, there are considerations to think about, what kind of rental experience you’re looking for, and some tips and tricks to booking a place to stay in Kelowna

Staying at The Shore

a birds-eye view of The Shore Kelowna, with the Okanagan Lake and mountains in the background

The Shore Kelowna offers a unique blend of luxury, comfort, and unparalleled hospitality. From its thoughtfully designed rooms with panoramic views to its diverse on-site dining options, The Shore has raised the bar for hospitality in Kelowna. 

Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic escape, a family in search of a memorable vacation, a business traveller desiring comfort, or an adventurer ready to explore the wonders of the Okanagan Valley, The Shore Kelowna welcomes you to experience the best of Canadian hospitality against the breathtaking backdrop of Okanagan Lake.

Explore our suites and book your stay today!


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