The Best Western Nicola Inn is conveniently located in Merritt, a ranching community three hours from Vancouver, British Columbia. In Merritt, a quiet drive through the country on a warm autumn day takes you to breathtaking places. A photographer's paradise, out one window you may see deer and black bear, out the other, color splashed slopes. And no matter where you go in Merritt, you'll find plenty of wide-open spaces in which to stretch out, making this the perfect place for your own private getaway. We are close to downtown and the freeway so you have access to all the amenities of a resort and the culture of downtown, including, boating, rafting, golfing, horseback riding, museums, parks and gardens. We are one and one half hours from Kelowna, one hour from Kamloops and on the main freeway to Edmonton and Calgary and Vancouver.