The Plaza Hotel is located in the heart of the downtown shopping and business district of Kamloops, close to Riverside Coliseum, home to the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League, theatres, art galleries, boutique stores and restaurants.
The downtown of Kamloops has seen a resurgence of new condominium development which has done much to revitalize the area.
The city of Kamloops is located 356 kilometers (222 miles) northeast from Vancouver in the interior of British Columbia.
Kamloops is the third largest city in the interior and home to approximately 82,000 residents.
A milder climate and a generous amount of sunshine has made Kamloops a popular year round recreational destination. Kamloops is known as the “Tournament Capital of Canada” hosting numerous sporting events such as the Ford World Curling Championships, World Fly fishing Championships, the 1993 Canada Summer Games, the Labatt Brier Curling Championships, and Skate Canada.
Also within a 45 minute drive from Kamloops is Sun Peaks a three mountain ski resort which is the second largest ski resort in British Columbia second only to Whistler/Blackcomb near Vancouver and third largest in Canada.
The trading area is currently 119,000 persons and the average household income is $39,000 CDN.