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Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort

5726 Coral Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9J 1W9, Canada
Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bates Beach was our first campsite at Van Island and the best place of all! we spent 6 weeks there! John Wendy and George were really helpful and lovely. Out little daughter loved it to go to the Kids Club and Sharon! We had so much luck that we could stay there for two weeks and we met only friendly... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We booked a campsite here last minute in the middle of the week, and the staff was very friendly. There were only a couple of tent sites left available back away from the beach, but we were actually glad to be in one of those sites because they were a bit more secluded with trees behind them. The setting of... More 

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have gone to Bates Beach every summer since I was a child. I am now 33 and still going every year as per tradition. It is so beautiful there and the staff are all amazing! I have never had a bad experience going to Bates Beach and the view is something straight out of a movie or book. I... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

THIS REVIEW IS REGARDING THE CAMPSITE ONLY, NOT THE CONDOS. I will begin by saying the staff are wonderful, very friendly and accommodating. This review is for the campsite only. We chose #27, a waterfront site. When we arrived, we initially thought someone had camped in our reserved spot. That was not the case...the site was so small, it just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My family recently camped and booked condos at Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort to celebrate a family reunion. Although difficult to find, the location is beautiful, peaceful and right on the ocean. Our condo was spacious and had all of the amenities and provided a lovely view. My entire family really enjoyed their stay with the exception of my mother who... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My family and I have been coming to Bates Beach for 7 summers now, ever since my son was 2. The kids (him and his cousins) excitedly look forward to this trip every year. We stay in the condos which have a breathtaking 180 degree view. The units are basic, but clean. I've never had an issue with no AC... More 

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Roberts Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I went camping last year with my boyfriend and our dog. This was actually our Plan B because we had wanted to stay at Miracle Beach Prov. Park, and it was all booked, so we stayed here for 2 and at Miracle for 1. I ended up liking Bates Beach better than Miracle, because Miracle was quite noisy compared, and... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed for two nights in an oceanfront site and like this property better than almost anywhere else we have camped. The beach is perfect for kayaking, fishing or beachcombing. I loved being able to slip into my kayak and paddle with the seals less than 10 minutes away in Seal Bay Park. The campsites are close together but you... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My boyfriend and I just came back from Bates Beach. We went from Aug 23rd to Aug 26th and I have to say it was an AWESOME time! I love Bates Beach and we are for sure going to make this an annual trip. The staff is so friendly, even the other campers are really nice. The view is to... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We just had a lovely time at the Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort. We stayed in a second floor suite overlooking the beach, with ocean breezes, the sound of the waves and gorgeous scenery over the water. The suite was very clean and comfortable, and we had everything we needed. I even requested a fan before we arrived (based on the... More 

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