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Painter's Lodge

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   1625 McDonald Road, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4S5, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 16 hotels in Campbell River
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We transferred from Vancouver to Victoria Island via seaplane and so got an excellent preview of the area. Let me begin by stating that i could find no fault whatsoever with this venue, indeed we had wonderful 4 night stay which was part our tour of both Canada & the United States. Our room overlooked the river and at night... More

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

I’m so happy you enjoyed your time at Painter’s Lodge. Being able to watch the cruise ships go by over dinner or from your room is definitely one of my favourite things about the Lodge, so I’m thrilled you got to experience that. I definitely agree that the free water taxi to our sister resort, April Point Resort & Spa... More

Santa Barbara, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights in mid August - Hotel has good bones but very poor management. Need to let people know about no elevators and no baggage helpers - period. The second story rooms have many stairs. They need a new and qualified chef - the servers are nice for the fine dining but the quality of the food preparation is... More

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

I’m very sorry about your stay at Painter’s Lodge. I apologize for the miscommunication about the stairs. I have spoken to our sales staff to ensure that all of our guests are made aware of this. We are happy to help with your luggage though, so we encourage all guests to let us know if they need assistance. I wish... More

Surrey, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a weekend, in a double gardenview room. Positives: eventhough it was a gardenview room, our balcony also had a partial water view from the left so that was kind of neat. The restaurant overlooks the water - we had breakfast outside our first morning and it was spectacular! The room itself was small but... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a place for fishing and fit people. Elderly tourers are not catered for or welcomed. Rooms are Motel 6ish; trip and fall hazards abound and the site could use a rigorous health and safety check. It and its staff are disability unfriendly except for the boat crew - a shining exception. As for catering, don't eat here. However,... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Painter’s Lodge. We regularly host elderly and disabled guests, and they are more than welcome at our resort. We do have some handicap accessible rooms, and the top floor of the Tyee Pub and Legends Dining Room are very accessible. In addition, our staff is more than happy to... More

Healdsburg, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is spectacular - right on the water. Views from the dining area are great. We enjoyed eating breakfast out on the deck in the sun. Our room was large and comfortable, though we could hear the people next door in the morning. The whole place is very cool, but in need of a good paint job - the... More

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

I’m happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Painter’s Lodge. We are so lucky to be located right on the water, in the midst of so much stunning wildlife and scenery. And is there anywhere better to enjoy breakfast than on the patio overlooking the ocean? It’s definitely one of my favourite spots to eat. Painting is something we... More

Stevenson, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge is in a great location (although there is little to do in CR if you don't fish) and is quaint and the grounds are beautiful! Had a ground floor unit (garden view - very nice view it was) in the Quadra bldg., nice and close to the pool (which the kids loved, it was a nice pool). The... More

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

Thank you for the review of Painter’s Lodge. I appreciate your comments about our location. We are truly fortunate to be located in such a beautiful part of the world, near some amazing fishing and breathtaking wildlife. I do apologize if your stay was merely “average.” I assure you we strive for much better than that. I appreciate your comments... More

campbell river
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife , son and 'I had lunch , burgers, fajitas then off to April Point Resort , kayaking . You normally rent for two hours but , not sure it is enough time. I suggest the tourists bring a go pro in case the seals are out, or bears. The best thing to do is paddle and float ,... More

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

It sounds like you and your family had a wonderful afternoon at Painter’s Lodge and April Point. I’m so glad you enjoyed your time at our resorts. Our deck is the perfect place for a leisurely lunch, and kayaking around April Point is always a fun activity. If you’re looking to see some more of the local wildlife I’d recommend... More

Reno, Nevada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a fishing trip with some old friends. Fishing opportunities were plentiful and nearby. We had four 4 hour excursions. The fishing that week was so-so, the guides were variable, some very personable and some less so. Food and service in the restaurants was average. But location was great and the time with friends was unforgettable. Getting to the... More

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

I’m so glad you enjoyed your weekend at Painter’s Lodge. Is there anything better than a fishing trip with the guys? Yes, we are truly located in an amazing part of the world, both for fishing and scenery, so we are extremely lucky! Just a quick note about laundry: If you speak to guest services you can arrange to have... More

Victoria, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel the need to share my experience at Painter's Lodge this past weekend with you as it left a lot to be desired - in fact, my husband and I were terribly disappointed. We had planned a weekend away for our anniversary and our "last escape" before our baby is born. I had heard so many great things about... More

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

I’m so sorry to hear about your experience at Painter’s Lodge. I have very high standards for all facets of the resort, so I’m extremely disappointed that your stay did not meet your expectations, or mine. Although we can never guarantee catching a fish, we do guarantee a good time out on the water. I have spoken with my guide... More

Steinbach am Taunus, Germany
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an antique rustic lodge at a charming spot. I can only recommend this hotel if your main interest is in fishing or the perfect view overlooking Discovery Passage ( make sure you get a room in an ocean view building and on the second floor ). If you are looking for a neat and cleaned up room daily,... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Painter’s Lodge. Although we are world famous for our fishing, we also offer a variety of other activities including Wildlife Adventure Tours and Wine & Cheese Cruises. Or you can take the free water taxi to our sister resort, April Point Resort & Spa, and rent kayaks, scooters and... More

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Address: 1625 McDonald Road, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4S5, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Campbell River
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Painter's Lodge 3.5*
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Painter`s Hotel Campbell River
Painters Hotel Campbell River
Painters Resort Campbell River

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Nestled on the pristine shores of Vancouver Island, Painter's Lodge offers world-class salmon fishing, breathtaking wildlife and scenery and full amenities. When you're not fighting a mighty salmon on the line, soak in the outdoor pool, refine your serve on the tennis courts, or watch marine life play as you tour the coastline on a Wildlife Adventure Tour. Connected by water taxi, guests enjoy all the amenities including new Aveda Spa at April Point Resort. ... more   less 
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