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Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

3.5 of 5 1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E3, 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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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was excellent and the ambience of the resort was super. We really enjoyed walking on the beach which we could do for miles, but the best part for my wife was spa experience. Will surely recommend to all my friends visiting . And will love to visit again myself aswell.

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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

let’s not go directly to what our experience was (horrible) but some facts we found out now afterwards. Tigh Na-Mara markets itself as western Canada's #1 with a 2.500 SF mineral therapeutic pool & whirlpool upon arrival (and even getting into their grotto pool/spa despite having a reservation) we were shocked to find out that there is no 2.500 SF... More

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Langley
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As usual, a fantastic get away resort that I have visited often. The quality, service, atmosphere and cleanliness is excellent. The Mineral Pool was so relaxing, and my very sensitive skin felt so soft afterward! There was one little issue at the Grotto Spa- one of the masseuses went home sick, so my friend and I could not have massages... More

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

Thank you CareneQ for your wonderful review! We're so happy you visit us often from Langley. Of course we are very sorry that we had to reschedule your massage due to an illness so you couldn't go together with your friend - you're right this does happen every so often but thank you for being open to finding a resolution... More

Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved this place. My hubby and I were in a much needed getaway, since we are already from the island we thought why not try out the Grotto Spa. BEST CHOICE EVER. I call it the most amazing 36hrs because from the moment we walked in to the moment we left we were treated extra special. The manager Paulina,... More

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

acck1234, you should write professionally! I loved reading your review - very descriptive and colourful. We're so happy you found us/decided to come and try us for the first time! Thank you for mentioning the great service you received from Paulina, Genna, Travis and Amanda. It will be my pleasure to share your letter with them. Yes, a pre-soak in... More

Nanaimo, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We try to stay every year for one night and enjoy a spa treatment at the Grotto Spa. This year, the weather was cold and sunny. Our view of the ocean was amazing. Very cozy log cabin feel with fireplace. Had dinner and breakfast in Cedar Room. Servers have been there for years and treat you well. Enjoyed the three-course... More

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

Thank you britishcOlumbia007 for your "Amazing Stay" review. We love that you live in Nanaimo and make the time every year to treat yourselves to a quick one night getaway including spa treatments, a great dinner and warm, cozy ocean view room. Very happy you enjoyed our Old World Classics 3-Course menu - great value for $39 and your server... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an overnight deluxe spa package through Airmiles and enjoyed our stay in one of the spa bungalows. Loved the fireplace, jetted tub, rain shower, soft bed and pillows. Room was immaculately clean. We were unable to book massages as we booked our stay at the last minute however we did manage to get a couple's facial. What an experience!... More

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

Thanks so much Merryfairy for your "Great Escape" review. Thank you for choosing to spend your Airmiles on a deluxe spa package at Tigh-Na-Mara! Thanks also for complimenting our welcoming, attentive, smiling & helpful service, our immaculately clean and well-appointed Spa Bungalow, your delicious, perfectly-prepared dinner after your long walk on the beach, and your amazing spa facial experience. You've... More

Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location; spread out over a large area, with some rooms facing east to Georgia Strait. Log construction with lots of cedar. Our room was starting to show its age in terms of fixtures and carpeting.

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

Thank you NVCBJ for posting your review! I'm happy you enjoyed our rustic log buildings with lots of cedar; and our great ocean view location. Yes, we do have many options for room accommodations - 15 different room categories actually. These can be broken down into 3 main categories: Ocean View, Rustic Cottages and Spa Bungalows - then we have... More

Edmonton
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74 reviews 74 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very reasonably priced ocean view hotel. A unique "rustic" look and feel. Right on a cliff looking out on the water - those are the rooms you want. Although, I'm told the spa rooms with no view have their own appeal as well. A path down to the beach makes for a nice walk, especially when the... More

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

Thank you gasp262 for your great review! You touched on many of our best features - great location, beautiful forested setting, unique rustic look & feel, fantastic ocean views, reasonably priced, quiet, nice beach to walk on, etc. We upgraded our internet system to Shaw last year and it is so much better - we rarely have any issues but... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here in November for a few nights. Having been here 15 years ago we knew the location was right on the beach so we requested a room with a view. We had a fantastic veiw. But the room is tired and needs updating. The grounds are easy to get around and lots of fun things for kids to... More

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

Thank you so much Shannon M for returning to stay with us after 15 years! So happy you like our location and enjoyed your fantastic view and the grounds. We do renovations every year and have now shifted our focus to the ocean view rooms. This past year all 89 units received new mattresses, duvets and 40" flatscreen TVs, and... More

Victoria, British Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Tigh Na Mara numerous times over many years and have always looked forward to our visits. It had been a while so we decided to encourage our friends to join us for a trip to Parksville and the "Taste of Tigh Na Mara" package which includes a room and dinner in the Cedars Restaurant. It felt... More

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

Thank you Majorwoof for taking the time to post your review. I am very sorry that overall you were a bit let down by your experience. Thank you for mentioning your Grotto Spa experience was wonderful. I would say our room standards have never been higher and overall our rooms are in the best shape they have ever been. That... More

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  • Cedar room(11)
  • Mineral pool(9)
  • Full kitchen(7)
  • Grotto spa(7)
  • Ocean views(7)
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Additional Information about Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

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*
Number of rooms: 192
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Tigh-Na-Mara Hotel Parksville
Tighnamara Resort
Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island

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