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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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Chilliwack, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place to go and relax. If you have traveled then you know this is not a luxury place. The spa was a nice unique area, manager of spa was a wonderful lady to talk to about products and services. Good was very average, and we did the tree tops meal as well. Price was good and like I said... More 

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

Thank you KevinAimee for posting your review. I'm happy to read you found good value for price in our resort and unique Grotto Spa and Treetop Tapas Restaurant, that you received some wonderful service while you were here and you were able to relax. I agree with you that we are not a luxury resort, nor are we trying to... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabin for three nights this time (currently here) no where as clean or well appointed as it should be for "high-end". Little attention to detail in cabin: toilet rocks, dust on blinds and lights, old broken dust pan, old plastic garbage that doesn't open properly, lots of old toothpaste splashes on log walls near bathroom sink,wet fire wood, well dated... More 

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

Thank you David G for posting your review. And thank you for being a repeat guest of 5 or 6 times over the years. Very happy to hear you love our grounds and I see that you really enjoy walking through nearby Rathtrevor Provincial Park as well. I'm sorry, it does sound like the attention to detail was not up... More 

Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seven members of our family rented two cabins and one room in the lodge for three nights. This was a milestone birthday celebration. The property was a great base for us to spend some time together - we spent a couple evenings making dinner together in the larger of the two cabins and it was perfect in terms of comfort... More 

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

Thank you very much KTandLee for your "Beautiful Setting" review, and especially for choosing Tigh-Na-Mara for your special milestone birthday celebration with your family! Thank you very much for mentioning every Team Member you encountered was great, friendly and professional. Great that our Rustic Cottage set up was perfect for your large family dinners in terms of comfort and amenities.... More 

Port Coquitlam
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127 reviews 127 reviews
30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another wonderful trip to the resort . We have visited several times and each trip is as enjoyable as the previous. Relaxing. Quiet and a great beach to walk on. Winter or summer. Always enjoyable. This trip we took along out golden retriever grand dog. They have us a cabin especially for pets. Biscuits and toys waiting.

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

Thank you Goldwingman for your "Great little" review. I see you are a Top Contributor and have written many reviews. So happy to hear that you always get what you want every time you visit us. A quiet, cozy cottage to relax in, enjoy nature and walks on the beach. I bet your golden retriever loves it here too! Thank... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to unwind and spend some quality relaxing time. The main restaurant is good but found the food is better in the Tapas Bar in the Grotto Spa. Wifi is one of the most stable that I have seen in a hotel facility. One of the gems on Vancouver Island.

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

Thank you so much M B for your review and for recognizing Tigh-Na-Mara Resort as one of the gems on Vancouver Island! Really happy to hear that your Wifi experience was one of the best ever in a hotel. We did a major upgrade to our Wifi system about a year and a half ago and have been very happy... More 

New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank you so much arpitthefoodie for your review - all the way from New York! We're really happy you enjoyed the rustic ambiance, excellent service, long walks on the beach and your wife's spa experience. Thank you for recommending us to all your friends! Jim H More 

Shawnigan Lake, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank you Karina K. You set out to write a poor review and you've succeeded. That's the beauty of the internet isn't it - so much information at your fingertips. Some factual, some subjective. Guests can do all the research their hearts desire prior to making their decision where to book. We love this transparency - the more information our... More 

Langley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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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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Also Known As:
Tigh-Na-Mara Hotel Parksville
Tighnamara Resort
Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Parksville
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville

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