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Ocean Sands Resort

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pool view”(8 reviews)
“the managers”(20 reviews)
“beach toys”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was our third time vacationing here. This time we stayed in ocean view suite. We were at first worried that maybe it would be too far from the pool with the little ones (5&7) but it turned out great. It was half way between...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Nice 2 night trip to Ocean Sands in July 2017. 2 families booked 2 apartments side by side with great views of the beach and ocean. Some of the furniture is looking a bit past it's prime, but on a beach holiday with lots of...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is a great location for a summer holiday on Vancouver island. The staff were friendly and efficient at getting us checked-in and checked-out. They also informed us that there is a 10% discount the next time that we stay and just have to mention...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is our second year coming to Ocean Sands Resort at Rathtrevor. Four children and four adults, we appreciated all the amenities that are offered. The pool is a highlight, the large grassy area and playground offer good playing space and the ocean with kilometres...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Ocean Sands is a family-friendly resort with fabulous amenities. I'm pleased to recommend them to anyone who is looking for a resort on the beach. The kids had a wonderful time and made many new friends staying there as well. The pool was warm, the...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 104 - USD 321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
#2 Spa Hotel in Parksville
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 104 - USD 321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
#2 Spa Hotel in Parksville
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Fariba K
21 February 2017|
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Response from Martina C | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to depending on availability. We were on the main floor in a 2 bed facing the pool. No one was above us so we heard nothing.
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Eunice K
5 October 2016|
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Response from Jimmy K | Reviewed this property |
We saw many live clams partially protruding from the sand.
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104jobell
4 April 2016|
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Response from deganwy | Reviewed this property |
no grocery stores within walking distance. No shuttle that we know of. Ocean sands is approx 20 min drive from ferry terminal. As ex Brits, we had no difficulty with the driving on the other side of the road. you might want... More
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"We stayed in Unit 25, which had a great view of the ocean and was in good repair. I'd suggest a 2nd..."
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"Spacious and comfortable condo. We appreciated the gas fireplace, but even when we followed the..."
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"If you do not like to hear people above you take a top floor."
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"28 feels like a high end hotel room but includes a well appointed kitchen. The tv is a good size, the carpets..."
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