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Hastings House Country House Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   160 Upper Ganges Rd | British Columbia, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived from Vancouver via a floatplane with our five year old son to Salt Spring Island for the weekend. It was the most relaxing experiences we ever had. We often stay in five star properties such as the One and Only and Las Ventanas in Cabo and Hastings House rates high on our list of favorite places to stay.... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rachelle, Thank you so much for your review of Hastings House Country House Hotel. It was a pleasure to have you with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the property! Best Regards, Adrienne Parks, General Manager More

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hastings House is my new favorite retreat. From the moment you walk onto the property you get a sense that there is something very special about this place. To begin with, the staff are incredibly welcoming and accommodating. The manor house and the surrounding grounds are spectacular - you feel like you are living in your very own historic... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Teresa, Thank you so much for your review. It is always to pleasure to hear we are succeeding in our mission to provide exceptional experiences for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hastings House! Best Regards, Adrienne Parks, General Manager More

Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we arrived at the hotel for three nights in a Hillside Suite, after spending three nights at the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino. We paid $600 nightly all-in for each property but Hastings House is no match for the Wickaninnish Inn. Both hotels are Relais & Chateaux properties but they are in a different league. The room rate at Hastings House... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Walter, We appreciate your feedback about Hastings House. Hastings House offers several unique amenities that the Wickaninnish Inn does not offer, such as a complimentary morning hamper, a full English breakfast, and an afternoon tea for each of our guests. In addition, we make time to personalize the guest experience by printing individual menus for each guest, creating personalized... More

Duncan, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The grounds are nicely manicured, the room was clean and thoughtfully decorated, the bed was comfortable, the dining staff were attentive... BUT the hillside suite was very noisy on Friday and Saturday nights during this summer weekend. The advertised "wellness and relaxation" didn't apply in the evenings. A bar is located within a stone throw of our Heather suite and... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Brian, Thank you for your comments. We are certainly aware of the issues you have brought forth and are taking measures to get them sorted out immediately. Just this week, in the two days since your stay, the Moby's Pub which is just below us here in Ganges Harbour has mounted a number of new defenses to protect our... More

North Vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

but worth every penny! You feel like you are in the English countryside maybe the Cotswolds....perfect for weddings, anniversaries, any special occasion including quality time alone. You will love charming Salt Spring Island .

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a positive experience at Hastings House Country House Hotel. We are constantly looking for ways to improve the value for our guests, so please feel free to e-mail me any feedback you may have to improve the value offered at Hastings House. My e-mail is sales@hastingshouse.com. We hope to welcome... More

Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had our wedding rehearsal dinner in The Verandah (hastingshouse.com/dining/the-verandah/) at Hastings House on June 14, 2013, and it was absolutely perfect. We are finally getting up our reviews after our first anniversary. :) Hastings House communicated professionally with my mother-in-law throughout the planning process, and were a delight to work with. They made up a menu specifically for our... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back for your next anniversary! More

San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend a stay at Hastings House. Although the rooms may not be 5-star, the setting, service and experience certainly are. The restaurant has excellent food and an impressive wine list. We visited in July, at the beginning of their summer. Kayaking on pristine water, afternoon tea, long walks, visits to artisan farms. Altogether, it was an idyllic setting--an... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are in to process of updating our suites at the moment, and hope that you will be able to visit us again and see the improvements! Warm Regards, Adrienne Parks General Manager More

Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
54 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

When decor is a little old and tired in a big-city hotel, it can be off-putting, but at Hastings House, it somehow feels just right in its authenticity. We stayed in the Farmhouse and found the setting idyllic and very, very charming. Loved sleeping with windows open and thin drapes billowing in the breeze. Adult children stayed in other rooms... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please accept my apologies that the service was not to your satisfaction. Given that you were a larger dinner party, our server felt it best that she allow you to engage amongst yourselves and did not wish to interrupt your conversation. We strive to provide perfect service to each of our guests, which is an... More

Brookline, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
50 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

What a beautiful spot on a lovely Gulf Island (Salt Spring). Magnificent and tremendously well tended grounds - here at the height of lilacs and spring bulbs. Staff very nice - although surprising that almost none knew anything of hiking trails on the island. Restaurant quiet, excellent if traditional food. Hard to beat for a quiet relaxing spot.

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have recently hired a number of new team members for the summer season who are becoming acquainted with the island. We are enjoying exploring the island as tourists in our own town! Rest assured we will soon know be as knowledgeable as we should be about the trails and other attractions on the island.... More

Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We had a lovely three days at Hastings House. The staff were unfailingly pleasant and helpful, the food was delicious, and the grounds are charming and beautiful. We were very happy staying in the Sealoft; it's bright yet cozy, the bed was comfortable and the chairs lovely for curling up and reading. We loved the location, too - a short... More

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AdrienneParks, General Manager at Hastings House Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will be able visit again in the future. We are now offering a lighter patio menu and cocktails, so hopefully you will be able to enjoy our dining experience next time you come, even if a three-course dinner isn't on your agenda!... More

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Address: 160 Upper Ganges Rd | British Columbia, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Salt Spring Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hastings House Country House Hotel 4*
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