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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have stayed at this hotel twice, once in 2015 and once earlier this year. Last year we had a small room overlooking the harbour, we stayed 2 nights, we both had very sore backs both morning we rose, the bed was worn out. We had a really nice breakfast the first year and friends who live on the Island...

Thank 42Jill
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We found out after booking our stay that the restaurant was closed. In fact when we arrived it seemed that most of the hotel was on shut down. My husband called the front desk to get the password for the WiFi and was told that if he had any further questions to look in the binder that is in our...

Thank kimrb007
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2016

the important thing is we were able to have a good night sleep! Our 13yo beagle was fast asleep on the couch which he thinks is coool. its quiet and everyone said it is safe to leave your car window open all night no one's gonna steal anything. Indeed! Love salt spring Island October is best time, 1. fall colours;...

Thank CZ P
St Albert
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, outdated hotel with terrible wireless on the 10th floor. Room 1008 was a nice and large with a beautiful harbour view. We enjoyed our stay. Need better coffee in the room. No airconditioning. Glad we could open the windows and run ceiling fans. Room was great value.

Thank peterpC5240SX
West Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This hotel was unbelievably bad. The rooms were small and looked like they'd never been renovated. We were a large group of people and had booked online on Booking.com. The number of hilarious and awful events that occurred were amazing. I'll let the facts speak for themselves: 1. Two guests were locked out of their room. 2. Another group was...

5Thank oolichan
Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We checked in - the reception area was bright and clean looking and the young lady at the desk super friendly and efficient. She checked us into one of their "best" rooms at a high price however since we did not have reservations and it was getting late we decided to go for it! Bad move! We had a second...

1Thank AvalonFlyBird
Calgary AB
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We spent a restless first night in the "Annex" an add- on part of the original hotel due to noise generated by a group of young women partiers into the wee hours. The front desk staff Daniel was very kind and upgraded us to an airy room overlooking Ganges Harbour for our second night. The hotel has been undergoing renovations...

Thank Rowen W
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have to start off saying I got the last room that was pet friendly on a crazy busy weekend, so I didn't have a great view like the front rooms... The room was very clean, super comfortable beds and pillows though. Front desk staff was very fun and helpful. I think I'd like to go back next year when the...

Thank Greg A
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

So here's an honest review as that's what I look for when searching for accommodation. In a nutshell, our stay was OK but certainly didn't warrant the price we paid. First of all, although the property has a lot of potential, it needs some major updates...everywhere! We had a spacious room with two queen beds but everything was so old...

2Thank Travelisbest
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were attracted by a website promising "farm to table" restaurant, an attached organic farm and spectacular setting. One week before our reservation we received confirmation along with a note explaining that the restaurant was temporarily closed. It was already too late to book anywhere else. On arrival we found: a closed restaurant, a room overlooking the parking lot on...

2Thank philiplancaster123

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant & Organic Farm offers year round accommodation, dining and entertainment on Salt Spring Island. The hotel is located at the head of the Ganges Harbour, overlooking the Marina, just walking distance to the Ganges Village area. Emanating a warm and relaxing atmosphere, along with a friendly team of outgoing and helpful staff members. Most guestrooms offer harbour views of stunning Gulf Island sunrises with fireplaces, patios or large balconies. The deluxe rooms also feature large soaker baths and King size beds. The full service restaurant & lounge offers great views of the marina with a garden patio and live local music weekly. The menu showcases locally grown gourmet food, local craft beer and an extensive wine list in a casual dining environment. We are proud of our on-site Organic Farm, where produce and ingredients are grown and included in the Chef's menu daily. Free tours of the Organic Farm are available. Wedding, banquet and conference facilities are available for up to 160 guests. Enjoy spa services and the on-site yoga studio. Pet friendly; non-smoking environment; free wireless internet & parking. Local activities include hiking, kayaking and whale watching. The Marina is located across the street where bike, scooter and car rentals are also available. The hotel has an Audubon Society 3 GreenLeaf Eco Rating and is a Certified Green Accommodation with the Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour House Hotel

Address: 121 Upper Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Salt Spring Island
Price Range: $72 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant And Organic Farm
Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant & Organic Farm Hotel Salt Spring Island
Harbour Hotel Saltspring Island
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No more than 2 people to a room. Front rooms have balconies.”
  • Our broken TV
  • Despite the lack of comfort, the setting was phenomenal.
 of 5 bubbles jackwO7240AD, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No comment.”
 of 5 bubbles hellemm2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles debbiegal, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room that has no couch unless you have a dog, otherwise room is a little crowded”
 of 5 bubbles 242czp, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The only thing I can add here is that rooms in the annex on the ground floor are arguably the best of a very bad lot.”
 of 5 bubbles oolichan, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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