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Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E3, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 15 hotels in Parksville
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah B Nanaimo, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently hosted our wedding at Tigh-na-Mara. The hotel staff were helpful, friendly, and very accommodating to our many out-of-town guests. We cannot speak highly enough of the professionalism, efficiency and enthusiasm of Suzanne, who is the wedding coordinator, and everyone else we encountered at the Resort. The beach was accessible with lovely sand- the Snack Shack... More

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 3 nights in a villa in the spa area of the resort, & had none of the problems reported by other guest. The villa was well appointed, beautiful, clean, & quiet. It was a little bit of a walk to the beach, but very close to the spa. Will be back for sure!

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Alice J for your great review! We're thrilled you enjoyed your 3-night stay all the way from Calgary. Very nice to read your Spa Bungalow was well appointed, beautiful, clean & quiet. We look forward to your next visit, Jim H More

Kelowna, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach in Parksville is amazing. It is the draw for this resort. However, time has not been kind to Tigh Na Mara. Or is it that the resort has just not been maintained.... We booked an oceanview room for our family of 4. Having just come from The Beach Club down the road, our accomodation was disappointing. We knew... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you sallybegood for your review. Obviously I'm disappointed to read your comments. All of us who work here will be because we are so committed to our guests enjoying their stay with us. I think what we have here is a difference of expectations that has caused your value perception to not be met. We are not a 5-star... More

London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely view but dark dank accommodation . we loved the spa treatment and the unlimited tapas was out of this world but the spa was grotty and full of young couple making out. our room was dark and outdated. I found nail clippings on the deck whilst I was doing yoga... yeuch, yeuch, yeuch.

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you 171111 for your review. I'm very happy you loved the view from your ocean view suite, your spa treatment and the endless tapas experience at our Treetop Tapas & Grill restaurant. I'm sorry you found your room to be dark and outdated, and your patio had not been swept properly. The rooms on the 1st floor of our... More

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 nights at Tigh Na Mara. I'd been there more than 10 years ago, so didn't know quite what to expect. We stayed in a two bedroom cottage. Everything was clean and in great shape. Staff was very helpful. We liked the mineral spa, but the indoor pool was not a great place to hang out as it... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Michael T for your review and for choosing Tigh-Na-Mara for your 5 night stay from Calgary. We LOVE hearing that we've exceeded your expectations! Nice to hear your 2-Bedrroom Cottage was clean and our staff were very helpful. We look forward to your next family visit - hopefully before another 10 years goes by! Jim H More

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent 3 nights in a log cabin at Tigh Na Mara. We had stayed at other resorts in the area but now that we have a dog, we needed a new location and were very happy to be able to bring him to Tigh Na Mara. A few things to be aware of: The cabins in the woods... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you EdTraveller2013 for your review. We are happy to offer pet-friendly accommodations at Tigh-Na-Mara year round in our Rustic Cottages. Good to read your Cottage was functional and comfortable. I am sorry you did not get the privacy you were hoping for. It sounds like you stayed during a very busy weekend! 12 of our 41 Cottages are located... More

Kelowna, BC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stated at this resort many times over the years, and decided to bring our daughter overnight to experience the ocean, Rathtrevor Beach and everthing this resort has to offer. We weren't disapointed, our first time with our daughter and she had an amazing time. Chased crabs on the beach, played on the playground, built sandcastles and waded in... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you ErinGaster for your review of your "perfect getaway for a family". I'm so happy you decided to introduce your daughter to the ocean on our beach! With our shallow, sandy beach, we have the warmest ocean temperatures anywhere in Canada. Thank you for complimenting our service, our clean comfortable rooms and of course the amazing view. You're right,... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My husband and I have stayed many times over the years and we enjoy ourselves every time. The rooms are always clean and the beds are comfortable. We have stayed in every type of room. While the Ocean view room is nice we enjoy the Spa Bungalows the best. We stayed in the older Cabins once with our dogs and... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Ashley_083 for your high recommendation! I'm so happy to hear you've stayed with us many times over the years and always enjoy yourselves. Thank you for pointing out your rooms are always clean and comfortable. We will have new mattresses in all our ocean view rooms and new duvets in all our guestrooms by the end of June.... More

Victoria, B.C.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Weather you have children or you just want an escape for yourselves, Tigh Na Mara is the ultimate destination on Vancouver Island. I am 67 and I have been going there since I was in my 20"s, I always want to return. Kids love it, adults love it....who wouldn't. It has the best beach on the Island miles of white... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you QualityVictoria_B_... for saying Tigh-Na-Mara is the ultimate destination on Vancouver Island - I tend to agree with you! I see you live in Victoria, travelled as a couple and have been staying with us for 40 years! That's fantastic! I always enjoy hearing stories of guests who return over a period of many years and are able to... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My first time at the resort was a short one night. My family and I arrived early evening and were greeted by very personable staff. We stayed in one of the cheaper lodge suites on the bottom floor. The room was nice and very clean, yet dated. The mini kitchen was an added bonus. I really loved the forested property... More

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Jim H, Manager at Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Chef_SER for your review and for choosing to stay at Tigh-Na-Mara for the first time! We're happy you found our staff very personable and your room nice and very clean. Sounds like your family enjoyed the forested property, beach and all our amenities. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon, Jim H More

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Address: 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E3, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tigh-Na-Mara Resort 3.5*
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Tigh-Na-Mara Hotel Parksville
Tighnamara Resort
Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville #4 Romantic Hotel in Parksville #4 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville #5 Family Hotel in Parksville
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Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort is located in 22 acres of forest beside the ocean. The Resort features unique log-style accommodation units, gas fireplace and kitchenette in every guestroom as well as three on-site restaurants, a full service spa, indoor pool and fitness centre. Every stay at Tigh-Na-Mara includes complimentary parking, complimentary wireless internet and complimentary local and calling card calls. The Resort also offers direct beach access and six golf courses nearby. ... more   less 
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