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Arbutus Grove Motel

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1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Port Alberni, Canada
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55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overnight stay during a family reunion South of Parksville and the only motel with a vagancy scared me to tell the truth. HOWEVER, the previous reviews prompted me to make a reservation and I am so glad I did. We checked in just after 3 pm to find a comfortable temperature in the room with two well made beds,... More 

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Sherwood Park
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a two night stay at this Motel. It is a 10 Unit Motel on the highway just outside Parksville. There were no issues with traffic noise during our stay. The rooms have been renovated and are impressively clean and comfortable. We had a unit with a full kitchen which worked well for us. The regular rooms have a... More 

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Victoria, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners of this motel were very friendly and the motel was extremely clean and well appointed. Even the bed was comfy. We were pleasantly surprised and considering the price it was the best value I've seen in a long while. We will definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this Little hotel! Dog friendly with lots of grassy spaces them and us. Even picnic tables for outdoor lunches! The staff were very friendly and super accommodating! Great location near hwy access. Less then 5 minutes from downtown Parksville and right across from an Island Park/ Beach!

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

Thank-you for your excellent review of the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Colville
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel to Vancouver Island every year fishing and found this hotel on our way through last year. It is very clean and the managers are the nicest and most accommodating people we have ever encountered. We have and full size pickup and large boat so we needed someplace to park our boat and the ability to plug in a... More 

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

Thank-you for taking the time to write your excellent review of our little motel. Our staff really appreciates the feedback. Hope you stay with us again soon next time you go fishing! More 

Seattle, Wa
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pro’s: • Pleasant and accommodating Motel staff • Location was on the outskirts of town, which was fine with us. Quiet. Minimal traffic. • Room was clean and aesthetically very nice • Bed was not overly firm or overly soft • Very good shower pressure • Microwave, Fridge, Coffee maker • WIFI service was provided, and reliable Con’s: • None... More 

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

Thank-you for the great review you wrote about the Arbutus Grove Motel. We aren't an expensive resort but so glad you liked all that we had to offer at a reasonable price. We work hard to make your stay with us a pleasant experience. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel had great parking, fridge, coffee maker.., the bed was comfortable, the fridge was cold. They gave us ice and helped us freeze out 4 litter jug filled with water for our cooler. Gave us extra bag of caffeinated coffe instead of a decaf. Just very helpful. Close to rathtrevor beach which is beautiful. It's fairly quiet despite being... More 

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

Thank-you for the great review about the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. So great to hear that you will stay with us again. We work hard to hear those words. See you soon! More 

Parksville, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family (parents with 3 kids) spent 4 nights in Arbutus Grove Motel, and level of services and care were unsurpassable, the best we ever met yet. The room is quite big, with mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker, beds are very comfortable, bathroom new and spotless clean - the fixtures are shining! And it smell good.... But the most... More 

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

Thank-you for this excellent review of our little motel. We are so glad for people like you to take the time to let us know all our hard work is appreciated. We do all we can to make your stay the best possible and at the most reasonable price. Please come back and stay with us again soon. More 

Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The first time we tried to stay here, they had not enough rooms available us and so they recommended another motel down the street. It was ok, but we reserved a place at the Arbutus Grove ahead of our return to Parksville to ensure we'd get a spot. We're so glad we did: our room was impeccably clean, the air... More 

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

Thank-you for taking the time to write your kind review for us. We sincerely appreciate your comments and hope to have you stay with us again in the near future. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We arrived around midnight, having suffered through flight delays and traffic, and were exhausted. Ready for a good nights sleep, I went to check-in----and was told the motel had us scheduled for the previous night, for one night rather than two, and the motel was now completely booked. In most other circumstances, this mix-up would be the beginning of a... More 

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

Thank-you for your excellent review. I am so happy our staff was able to help you out to your satisfaction. We try hard to make everyone's stay the best possible. We hope to have you stay with us again soon. More 

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