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Arbutus Grove Motel

1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were very friendly and accommodating. We stayed in room 110.The room was very clean and quiet. After spending a few days at a resort with less than great beds, the bed here was very comfortable. If you are looking for a reasonable priced, clean, quiet room with a kitchenette and a great bed this would be the place.

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Parksville
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

What a Gem the Arbutus Grove Motel is!! Staff 5 Star Room nice and welcoming. Super Clean Spotless older Motel but cleaner inside and out as a 5 star large chain hotel. Fresh clean soft sheets and linens. We had room 109 which had 1 Queen bed and 2 doubles one double in a separate bedroom. Quiet no noise heard... More

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Thedford, Ontario
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18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at this roadside motel.We were early but the manager allowed us to occupy one of our three rooms until the other two were cleaned,The rooms were bright clean and roomy.One thing this motel had was grab bars in the tubshower/ most hotels didn't offer this simple option.Well worth the price and my 85... More

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Calgary
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I wanted a room with kitchen as a base for our 5 day exploration of Parksville. Based partly on previous tripadvisor reviews, location and price we chose Arbutus Grove. Arrived, met the friendly staff and went to our room. It was so clean, nice and cool and my favourite cook was totally content with the kitchen set... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We came to the Island for a fishing trip but arrived a day early to meet up with friends and that four of us stayed at this Motel. Looked like any typical Motel from the road but we asked the staff if we could see a room before making a decision. The lady was more than happy to accommodate our... More

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Lashburn, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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

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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): $
Number of rooms: 10
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