Luxury hotel to land at Kelowna International Airport – The Golden Star
Weary travelers coming in and out of Kelowna International Airport (YLW) can expect a new hotel to be built adjacent to the terminal building.
It is a collaboration between YLW and Sutton Place Hotels.
“This new commercial development in YLW will be an economic driver for the entire community by creating jobs and promoting tourism throughout the Okanagan,” said incumbent mayoral candidate Colin Basran.
Sutton is a luxury hotel brand owned and operated by British Columbia-based Northland Properties Corporation.
“Sutton Place Hotels are known for delivering an exceptional guest experience,” said Sam Samaddar, Kelowna Airport Manager. “Their reputation will allow the Sutton Place Hotel Kelowna at YLW to promote the Okanagan as a destination of choice.”
Northland Properties CEO Tom Gaglardi expects the development to appeal to visitors and locals alike.
“The Sutton Place Hotel Kelowna is a great addition to our family portfolio of hotels, restaurants, resorts and sporting assets.”
Design and development approval work begins this year, with construction beginning as early as fall 2023. The Sutton Place Hotel Kelowna is scheduled to open in 2026 and will be the brand’s fourth property in Canada and fourth hotel in Northland Properties in the Okanagan Valley.