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Arbutus Grove Motel

1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 15 hotels in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
M M Lashburn, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lashburn, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first time we stayed at the Arbutus Grove we were quite surprised as it looks like a well-maintained, quaint, little mom and pop location by the side of the road. When you get in the room it feels like a big city hotel room with all the amenities. We do a lot of travelling and have stayed in many... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here on many occasions! We loved the idea of parking at the door, no smoking and we have a small Yorkie, so allowing pets are a must! Our reservation on this trip was for four days even though our daily jaunts are always to Nanaimo. We had the end unit and returned in the evening to a... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

I was very upset when I read your review. We take all our complaints very seriously and were very disappointed to hear of your problems. We seldom get complaints as you can tell by all the good reviews we have had. We get many complements on the bed with the memory foam toppers as you can read from comments the... More

Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is an older motel, but we love being able to park at your door and having a kitchen to use for our breakfasts each morning. We never did see the gal that made up the rooms. It was like a little fairy cleaned up whenever we were gone .......and we always came back to a clean room. Very comfortable... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for staying with us and taking the time to write this excellent review of our little motel. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon. Our staff is excellent and I am so happy you thought so too. It is always good to hear. More

Courtenay, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great location, close to all the amenities but off on it's own. Quite, clean and affordable, friendly staff, picnic tables out front on the grass. Cooking units available. Beaches galore minutes away.

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your excellent review. We so happy you appreciated our little motel. We work hard to make your stay enjoyable and are so glad you enjoyed it. Please come again soon. More

Turner Valley, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We always stay at the motel, when we travel to Parkville. We enjoy that the room is very clean, they have wire less internet access and a nice flat screen T.V. The bed is very comfortable, and the room has a combination heater and cooling unit. I can't say a bad thing about this place. I do like the fact... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

It is really great to hear from our regular guests and to know that every time you stayed with us you have had a great experience. We will keep up our efforts to maintain our rooms to the highest standards for our valued guests. We really appreciate your very kind comments and hope to see you again soon. More

Anacortes, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The Arbutus Grove Motel was the perfect place to stay on a recent road-trip with some friends - Excellent price, comfortable accommodations, and friendly staff. The Motel is an old building, which has been updated. Rooms are comfortable, decorated nicely, and have very comfortable beds. My room was spotless clean. There is a nice coffee shop across the street for... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for staying with us and writing this great review. We really appreciate your kind comments and hope you come back real soon. More

Nanoose Bay, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My husband and I, along with our small dog, made Arbutus Grove Motel our home away from home from mid August to mid November while our house was being repaired from an attic fire. What is really nice about this location is it is close to a lot of things but not in the middle of everything, so quiet is... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that it felt like a home away from home to you. We sure enjoyed having you and your little dog. We do get lots of good comments about the motel being a single level so you can park right in front of your door and no stairs to contend... More

Lacombe, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The rooms were very clean and a good size. Loved the updated decor, very nicely done. The beds were comfortable good mattress. The location was great close to everything we needed. We had a very enjoyable stay at the Arbutus Grove Motel.

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

I sure hope you can come and stay with us again soon. We loved having you. We really appreciate your kind remarks and would like to thank-you for taking the time to write this excellent review. More

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Spent a couple nights at the Arbutus Grove last August. I commend the staff for being so friendly and willing to go out of their way to help anytime. The rooms were spotless and had very comfy beds and everything else we needed like Wi-Fi, microwave, fridge, stove and air conditioning. The room prices were also great! Thank you Arbutus... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

I hope we see you soon too. Thanks so much for writing this excellent review. So happy to hear you loved all our amenities. We provide maximum comfort for maximum value. Love to hear from such happy customers. More

Olds, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This is a great motel! Very clean and comfortable. Bed was just right. Wi-Fi and TV were right on. Great channel selection and HD! One of the best TV,s we have found in a motel. Our host was very friendly and helpfull. Nice location, close to everything and away from the mad rush. We would definitely recommend The Arbutus Grove... More

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

People like you make all our hard work worthwhile. I want to thank-you for this excellent review. So glad you enjoyed our flat screen, high definition TV's and other amenities. Was so nice to meet you. More

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Address: 1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Parksville
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy single story motel conveniently located on the south end of Parksville across from the Heritage Center Mall. All rooms have large flat screen TV's, coffee, microwaves, fridges, high speed internet, very comfortable beds, very quiet, close to the beach, across from restaurant, Serious Coffee, laundry mat. Lots of free parking, room for RV's. We are environmentally responsible with the newest most efficient heating and air conditioning, we also have efficient water usage without compromising the comfort of our guests. We are small dog friendly and have some kitchenettes available. We are maximum comfort and value and know you will be impressed. We receive daily compliments on our motel and work hard to make your stay everything you could want. We have just became wireless so bring your I pads. ... more   less 
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