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Bates Beach Oceanfront Resort

5726 Coral Rd, Courtenay, British Columbia V9J 1W9, Canada
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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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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stay here every year at the same time for over a week. Why? Everything. The view is phenomenal. The people have become friends. It's close to town yet fully in nature. It's the personal touches that make this spot. The newsletters. The greetings. The maintenance and the feeling that you matter because... You do. Look forward to this every... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Spent virtually 8 hours looking for a campsite around 100 k circle. Was so desperate as we have a fifth wheel and we are contractors for be hydro. i made reservation on line,taking a chance. I gave them my wrong e mail :( She tried to figure it out but to no avail. She then called me! (She could have... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

After having a terrible experience in another RV park close by, we were really lucky to get a spot in this one on short notice! Yes, the campsites are close, but the people you meet and the views you get are fantastic! Nice and clean, friendly people, beach right at your doorstep. I would recommend it for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It's nice there right by the beach and with a gully too for the kids. it has local kids (me included) around to play with nice people and a store there too if you forget anything. Also there is boat rentals and some wildlife and a river. Service is good too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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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California
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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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