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Painter's Lodge

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1625 McDonald Road, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4S5, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wiarton, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonable facilities. Tired rooms. BUT the biggest issue is staff attitude. They aren't customer focussed in general. They Ignore customers if not dealing directly with them. It's a shame. Could be so much more. We enjoyed our fishing trip and the beautiful views. Consider Dolphin Resort. It's much better service and the food is fabulous.

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I’m sorry to see that your visit did not live up to your expectations. Thank you for your feedback on the guest service you experienced, our staff are trained to deliver high standards and I expect that regardless of position, all guests are to be treated with respect and a kind smile. I will be following up to ensure the... More 

Grande Prairie, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't stay at this hotel but had supper here for a bridal shower, I hear that the rooms are just as nice, service was very accommodating as we had extra guests join our table and they pulled another up , it is a fair drive from Campbell River however eating amazing food while watching the salmon jumping in the... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear about your dining experience last summer, it is great to have feedback from guests that show our staff deliver on our service expectations. I recommend next time you visit that you check yourself into one of our rooms, now with fresh new bedding and new TVs, and book yourself on a Wildlife Adventure Tour... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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258 reviews 258 reviews
61 hotel reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Painter's Lodge is not a hotel or a resort. . . . . it is more . . . . it is an experience . . . far from the madding crowd you will come across a solid staff who love to offer genuine friendly and welcoming service. New for 2015 flat screen tv's and new bedding awesome. Dean their... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I am happy to read that you enjoyed your recent visit. I am glad that you appreciated some of the new upgrades we made this year, as well as the new TV’s and bedding, we also have new poolside furniture, new lobby décor and an updated conference space. One of the most exciting things I learned when I accepted my... More 

Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A true hidden gem..don't know where to begin! Let me just say GO....there's nothing negative that i can write about this place, the fishing experience, the tours of animal watching, the whales..etc..etc. The service and food is outstanding. Even the afternoon hi tea is like being in England. I've been there twice with my American Cousin..they love the spot so... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review! I am always glad to read a review from a repeat guest and am happy that we have been able continually impress you with our dedication to service. We are located in such a beautiful spot on Vancouver Island and offer some amazing activities to get our guests... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stayed for a week and loved every minute we where there. Aprils point beautiful. The water taxied made it wonderful. The whale watching was the best ever and Marty from the bad boy was awesome. The sunrise and the sunset where out of this world. I went fishing on the bad boy and got myself I cod and a... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I’m thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time at Painter’s Lodge and April Point Resort & Spa, as well as your fishing trip. Our “Cook You Catch” program is definitely a big plus for people who want to eat the fish the same day they catch it, and have it prepared by a... More 

sussex
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Painters lodge is one of those places that you don't know what your getting until you're almost at the main door, it was a pleasant surprise. Our room was vast with two double beds. There was plenty of tea and coffee for us and a usable balcony to enjoy the afternoon sun. We ate in the resteraunt which had a... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I’m happy to hear enjoyed your stay at Painter’s Lodge. Yes, our rooms are extremely spacious, with guests having the choice between our standard rooms with two beds, or our loft rooms which feature four beds. I’m so glad you enjoyed your meal in the dining room. There’s nothing our staff enjoys more than creating a great experience for our... More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
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170 reviews 170 reviews
19 hotel reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The deck is a lovely place to dine on a warm, summer evening. You can choose from the pub or dining room menu while viewing the beautiful Discovery Passage. If you are staying on Quadra Island, a fun and romantic way to get here is via the free water taxi from April Point. It runs every 20 minutes. If you’re... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I’m so glad you enjoyed your meal at Painter’s Lodge. For those looking to enjoy a delicious meal right by the ocean, nothing beats the patio at our resort. I’m glad you mentioned the free water taxi to April Point Resort & Spa, as it allows guests and visitors to enjoy the amenities at both resorts. For anyone who enjoyed... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

stopped at the Resturant for a burger & fries, first~~ took forver to be served ..Server was unatentive ,,,Seemed to be unable to stop Laughing about something ? Once the food was finally server it was way to spicey & salty ... should have checked my room first !! Made my reservation late June for October 1, 2014 for a... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I’m disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations, or mine. I have very high standards for the experience we deliver to our guests and I will be working hard over the offseason to assure that those standards are met when we reopen in the spring. I expect excellent service in both of our restaurants, so I... More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I do alot of reviewing and pretty universally I'm impressed with places but this didn't really ring my bell at all and there were some rather nasty bits too. To the lodge's credit, we booked quite last minute so they maybe didn't have a big choice of rooms for us but the sea view was only if we squinted through... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

I’m sorry to hear about your experience at Painter’s Lodge. I assure you that we expect much more from our resort than what is described in your review. Not all of our rooms are ocean view. Some are garden view and others are partial ocean view. I apologize if the type of view your room has was not made clear... More 

Bothell, Washington
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154 reviews 154 reviews
36 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We loved the location of this place and while the room wasn't great, the layout was quite unique. It was sunken and there were two double beds, one on either side. It made it a little hard to get around but there was plenty of space. Really beautiful views and the area was gorgeous. We had a few problems with... More 

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OakBayMarineGroup, General Manager at Painter's Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of Painter’s Lodge. I’m glad to hear you enjoyed your room. We’re so fortunate to be able to provide our guests with such gorgeous views. I really can’t imagine a more perfect location for our resort. I’m sorry to hear about your experience in our restaurants and I... More 

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