Spruce Hill Resort & Spa

One Hundred Eight Mile Ranch, Rural British Columbia

The hotel

Within more than 20,000 acres of Canadian wilderness and ranch land is the Spruce Hill Resort, boasting a wealth of activities related to it’s rich heritage. From horseback riding in the summer to skiing and tubing in the winter, there is always something to keep you busy in every season. Hiking, canoeing and biking are also on offer for those active guests, followed by a well earned retreat to the spa, indoor pool, infrared saunas and hot tubs. Stay in true ski-style in a 3-bedroom chalet, and watch the snow fall, or sun shine, through the trees.

Amenities

  • Ski
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hot tub
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre
  • Horse Riding
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Located in 108 Mile Ranch just off Highway 97, on a working cattle ranch. Driving time from Prince George airport: 3 hours 30 minutes.

Hotel information

86 rooms and chalets. Rooms have TV, telephone, WiFi access, clock radio and hair dryer. Standard Rooms have 1 queen-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

3-Bedroom Chalets have kitchenette with fridge, stove and microwave, living room with fireplace, and have either queen-size beds or twin beds in the bedrooms, sleeping maximum 6 adults.

Wok & Grill (open for breakfast, lunch and dinner). Spa*. Indoor swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. Fitness centre. Activities* vary between seasons and include horseback riding, skiing, hiking and canoeing.

*Denotes local charge.

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

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Jan 8, 2020 NeenerJ Valemount, Canada

We spend a lot of time in hotels, family trips, hockey tournaments, little weekend escapes and generally speaking are fairly easy to please, this place is definitely not what it advertises. Upon arriving the entry and road up to the resort are pretty, a solid wood archway and a big red barn with beautiful horses greets, the reception and lobby are… Read more
We spend a lot of time in hotels, family trips, hockey tournaments, little weekend escapes and generally speaking are fairly easy to please, this place is definitely not what it advertises. Upon arriving the entry and road up to the resort are pretty, a solid wood archway and a big red barn with beautiful horses greets, the reception and lobby are quite impressive a sign that at some point this "resort & spa" was just that however it is now quite run down outside of that building. We stayed in a cabin, large 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen and living area, with 2 decks off the back a great size for families. It was however unkept, I'm positive hadn't been vacuumed prior to our stay and if so they need a new one, dirty face cloth found in the bathroom, garbage under the bed. Just generally not what I expect when paying for a room/suite at any establishment. It was roughly between 0 degrees to -10 during our stay and only half of the baseboard heaters worked in our cabin, when we arrived for our reservation late at night the heat was off and windows were all cracked. It took us 24hrs to heat the cabin to a liveable temp for our little kids, we spend the first 24 in hoodies and socks. The views are beautiful and the resort is in a peaceful location just out of town, there is a restaurant and the pizza was alright, we only ate one meal there, cooked a bit in our cabin and ate out in 100 Mile. The pool is awesome, 2 hot tubs and a dry sauna in both women's and men's change room. Unfortunately hubby and I couldn't go in together as they're segregated by gender. The kids loved the pool and we were thankful that it was warm and welcoming. The downside was they had no towels for the pool. None. So you have to bring the towels from your cabin (which never were washed or replaced during our 3 night stay) to the pool and back to your room to dry them out to use again and again. We didn't see housekeeping in our cabin at all during our 3 night stay, not sure if that's the standard or if they just don't have the staff. Tubing... Soo we booked this "resort" as a hockey team to enjoy the tubing they offer only to find upon arrival that it was closed and Infact never opened at all this winter. To say we were disappointed is an understatement, this should be updated on their website, if nothing else when booking over the phone the owner/manager should have made this clear to us. It's definitely a big reason we booked this place, a large chunk of rooms/cabins. The front desk woman did offer to let us use the tubes for free when I inquired however we had to walk them back up the tubing hill instead of using the tow rope as it wasn't working. The "spa" doesn't exist and should also be taken off the website and any info for the hotel. The website information definitely needs a update... Most of the things I was able to find online I know now are quite old after visiting the resort, it is a bit of a ghost town. Plenty of potential but definitely needs an overhaul and some cash pumped into it! Let's hope they can do better. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Excellent Pool, hot tub, grounds

Nov 24, 2019 Brenda K Cochrane, Canada

This is a bit of a hidden gem on the old gold rush trail. Hints of history pop out as you drive up the dirt road just off the hwy. Excellent location, rustic accommodation, gorgeous views, 2 hot tubs and a large well heated pool. Everything is well laid out with a restaurant on site and friendly, accomodating staff. Gorgeous stone work and… Read more
This is a bit of a hidden gem on the old gold rush trail. Hints of history pop out as you drive up the dirt road just off the hwy. Excellent location, rustic accommodation, gorgeous views, 2 hot tubs and a large well heated pool. Everything is well laid out with a restaurant on site and friendly, accomodating staff. Gorgeous stone work and upgraded rooms just like you’d see in Banff but for a more reasonable, NON BANFF price! You dont want to come here for the appointments in the rooms or the service (YET) but it has lots of potential and I will come back at Christmas for the tube rides and groomed trails. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Nice stay, but rather run down resort

Sep 30, 2019 LoewenSurrey_BC Surrey, BC

We've stayed in the hotel a number of years ago and were disappointed at how run down it seems. One of the hot tubs wasn't working and apparently hadn't for awhile; there were empty pails , broken wooden chairs and other wooden items just lying around; a hockey net thrown into a pond, and touch ups needed in the room. But, the bed was great, the… Read more
We've stayed in the hotel a number of years ago and were disappointed at how run down it seems. One of the hot tubs wasn't working and apparently hadn't for awhile; there were empty pails , broken wooden chairs and other wooden items just lying around; a hockey net thrown into a pond, and touch ups needed in the room. But, the bed was great, the towels thick, and the dinner was excellent. There was no one to check us in or check us out, and we had to find the staff who looked after that. It's about a 3 star hotel. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Very disappointing

Sep 12, 2019 Theresa C London, United Kingdom

This place has to be one of the most disappointing places we have ever booked and are ever so grateful that we didn’t stay. Upon arrival food particles still in the sink drainer and further bits clogged in the plug hole. Floor filthy and beds looked like they had been slept in and not change bed. Second offer had bedframes left on the balcony… Read more
This place has to be one of the most disappointing places we have ever booked and are ever so grateful that we didn’t stay. Upon arrival food particles still in the sink drainer and further bits clogged in the plug hole. Floor filthy and beds looked like they had been slept in and not change bed. Second offer had bedframes left on the balcony whilst matressess left on the floor. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Peace & Quiet

Aug 31, 2019 Deebwex Quesnel, Canada

Formerly “The Hills Health Ranch” but, frankly, not a patch on what it used to be. More on that later... My wife and I wanted a week of peace and quiet, pet-friendly accommodation with access to walking trails without the possibility of a wildlife encounter. As far as that goes, our needs were well met, and the staff were all very friendly and… Read more
Formerly “The Hills Health Ranch” but, frankly, not a patch on what it used to be. More on that later... My wife and I wanted a week of peace and quiet, pet-friendly accommodation with access to walking trails without the possibility of a wildlife encounter. As far as that goes, our needs were well met, and the staff were all very friendly and accommodating. The fact is, though, that this facility, located in beautiful Cariboo countryside, is now run by a skeleton staff on a shoestring budget. Under previous ownership, this place hummed with health spa activity, walls adorned with signed pictures of A- and B-list celebrities; now, all those pictures have gone, and the office space previously occupied by booking staff is an unused, untidy mess. The cabins have received attention by way of new flooring and roofing, and the old bench seating has been taken out and replaced with inexpensive but perfectly functional furniture. Nevertheless, there are signs of incomplete maintenance and unfinished projects all over - little stuff, like garbage and recycling bins with broken hinges and cracks in poorly finished bathroom tiled flooring are commonplace in more rustic surroundings, but not so much in what used to be a 5-star facility. If, like us, you are interested purely in self-catered accommodation and not so much all the other amenities (which may or may not be in operation), this is a great place for a young family. The 108 general store is a short drive (or walk, if your shopping list is short); 100 Mile House has things to do and see; decent swimming spots are within a 30 minute drive (Green Lake and Canim Lake). If you’re after the full-blown health spa experience, though...keep checking back on TripAdvisor for when someone posts a positive report. Read less