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Ponderosa Motor Inn

The Ponderosa Motor Inn is situated on 5 acres nestled between the Selkirk and Rocky Mountains. Eighty-five spacious units are offered – clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation in the town of Golden.  Conveniently located alongside the TransCanada Highway #1 near many services such as gas stations and restaurants.

Many amenities are offered:  fridges in all rooms, kitchen units, family units with three beds, honeymoon suites,creekside units, restaurant adjacent to the property, ample parking, picnic and playground area, winter plug-ins, a 12-person hot tub and outdoor patio with barbecue (April thru October).

Overnight accommodation also includes a light continental breakfast and wireless internet.

Off-season rates, smoking and non-smoking units available and pets are welcome.
Conference and Meeting facilities available.
Wheelchair accessible units.
Submit a reservation online.

Things to See and Do in Golden

Arts, Culture & Heritage
Enjoy the vibrant scene with concerts in the restored historic Civic Centre and exhibits by local artists at the Art Gallery of Golden. Find out about the Swiss Guides and their peers, the pioneers of mountain tourism in the Rockies, at the Golden Museum.

Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge

The longest free-standing timberframe bridge in Canada. Free Summer Kicks Music Concerts, where the World Comes to play in Golden, take place on selected evenings.

Mountain Bike Trails
A hundred kilometres (60 mi) of mountain biking trails are offered plus lift-serviced biking and hiking at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort – Trail Maps available at the Visitor Centre.

Rafting and Kayaking
The Kicking Horse River is world-class and renowned as the Whitewater Gem of the Canadian Rockies. Choose from action packed adventure trips to relaxing, interpretive floats.

And much more …  Farmers & Artisan Markets, Wildlife Viewing, World’s Largest Paddle, Yoho National Park.

Contact Information

1206 TransCanada Hwy




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