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Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

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  • Fitness centre
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Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My wife and I stayed here for two nights this past weekend, while I attended a conference. Check in was effortless, and our room was available immediately. Our room was on the second floor just above the water, it was spacious and comfortable. We had dinner in the restaurant and we felt was well worth the value, cooked to perfection....

Thank Leightan
Robert G, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

Leightan, thank you for submitting your review. I'm glad that you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Spent two nights here and the view and location are lovely. The bedroom lamp did not work so I reported it. It was not fixed. It turns on but if you get into bed it flicks off and won't come back on. It is the only light in the room so you end up in darkness. There is no closet...

1Thank 38Trish
Robert G, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

38Trish, We are sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations, and was not up to our standards as represented by our other reviews here on Tripadvisor. I will review your comments with the other Department Managers and our General Manager to try to remedy the lack of closet space in some of our rooms. Our Gym hours have...

Vancouver BC
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We stayed here with my inlaws in a 2 bedroom Executive suite. I was expecting a little more for some reason. Maybe it was the price. We paid $270/night so I then expect the best of the best - especially for Vancouver Island in the winter. Our room was nicely done and we had a corner unit which was nice....

Thank wannabetraveller40
Robert G, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you stay didn't quite meet your expectations. We strive to make every guest's stay a positive and pleasant experience. Unfortunately there are times when we are not able to accomplish that goal. For example, it is difficult (nearly impossible) to find a bed that provides everyone with the perfect night of sleep. We do our best, but...

Reviewed 30 January 2016

When we arrived, the front desk person seemed distracted/confused and sent us to the wrong room. When I went back to ask about it, she issued me new keys for the right room. The view from our room was amazing. The amenities in the room were a bit basic, but still nice.

Thank Dan K
Robert G, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

Dan, I'm glad that your initial experience at the front desk of the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay was offset by the balance of your stay! Thank you for the comment about the amenities. We are in the process of choosing a new line of room amenities and should have them in our guest rooms before the end of February....

Shawnigan Lake, Canada
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is the 2nd time that we have stayed here in the past year. The first time was for a wedding in June for 2 nites. The wedding and reception were both on the grounds of the hotel. It was excellent - from the view, to the rooms, to the food & especially the staff (and of course, the wedding!)...

Thank Rhonda B
Robert G, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

Rhonda, we are so pleased that you enjoyed both of your stays with us! We're sorry that the Hot Tub was out of commission during your last stay, but getting parts over the Christmas - New Years week is a real challenge! Thank you again, and we hope that your next stay will be just as pleasant.

Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We come here every December as a place to stay after the company Christmas party. The suites are spacious, clean and comfortable and the view is outstanding. Breakfasts are consistently delicious. The location would be an outstanding spot for a longer stay while exploring the area. The little village of Cowichan Bay is a treat year round but in December...

Thank amusedcreations
Robert G, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review of the Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay. We are all pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We recently got married and held our reception at this beautiful hotel and let us tell you that the experience was perfect. Half of the people attending were from the island and half from the other side of the country. The fact that everyone could stay over night at this beautiful hotel was amazing and really convenient for everyone. The...

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This was a gorgeous location for a wedding. Beautiful views of the harbour from the rooms. All the staff were extremely helpful and very friendly. The food was really good at the wedding and we enjoyed the buffet breakfast. The restaurant has nice views as well. Free wifi. We visited friends in different rooms and noticed that upgrades are needed....

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2015

We just had our daughters wedding here and I must say it was an amazing experience!! Terry and Kal went above and beyond to make this day that much more special! The staff and service was excellent. The food was superb and I have never dealt with better people. They were always anxious to do whatever they could to make...

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Freeland, Washington
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The rooms all look out onto the harbor so you can see lovely sunsets and boats coming in and out. The ladies at the front desk are very helpful and will do anything possible to make your stay a good one. Breakfast was not included but be found it to delightful and an excellent value with great service and a...

Thank June D
Maddy E, Front Office Manager at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

Thank you June D for your wonderful review. We appreciate your comments about our rooms, staff and restaurant. We hope you can stay with us again in the future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay is idyllically nestled in the heart of Cowichan Valley, situated between Victoria and Nanaimo. The seaside village of Cowichan Bay - with its eclectic collection of shops and restaurants situated amongst the wharves, sail boats, fishing boats and floating homes - is one of the most picturesque locations on Vancouver Island. Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay offers 56 spacious Oceanfront suites - each equipped with a master bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette as well as a comfortable living and dining area. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, romantic getaway, family vacation or a special wedding destination, Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay can deliver in comfort and style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

Address: 1681 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R-1N0, Canada (Formerly Oceanfront Grand Resort & Marina)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cowichan Bay
Price Range: $131 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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Oceanfront Grand Resort Marina
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Oceanfront Suites At Cowichan Bay Vancouver Island
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 of 5 bubbles johnrowse, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“I don't know if there is a bad room, and the port hole kitchen windows are awesome.”
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