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Painter's Lodge

3.5 of 5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cape Coral, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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81 reviews 81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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142 reviews 142 reviews
34 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

South Shields, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This was our fourth stay at Painters Lodge. The location and layout of the resort are simply amazing. This time we had an Ocean view room overlooking the main jetty and dock area the view was amazing. The rooms are clean and adequate but nothing very special. The real attraction of Painters is the beautiful location,easy access to its range... More 

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

I’m so happy you had such a great stay at Painter’s Lodge. There truly is something for everyone at our resort. Where else can you go fishing and get a spa treatment? And you caught four Chinook? That’s awesome, congratulations! I appreciate your feedback on the greeting you received upon your arrival and I’ll be sure to address this with... More 

Bern, Switzerland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
57 hotel reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stayed one night at the lodge on our way to our fishing trip in Zeballos’ Island Tides Outdoor Lodge. With hindsight we should have stayed. The room and surroundings were infinitely better than Island Tides’ and the fishing probably would have been superior too. Painter’s Lodge lies north of Campbell River enclosed in its own extensive, gated grounds overlooking... More 

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

I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay at Painter’s Lodge. It’s a shame you could only stay one night. Hopefully your next visit will be long enough to allow you to enjoy the amazing fishing we have here in Campbell River. I really appreciate your detailed write-up of all our activities, amenities and dining options. It’s great info like this... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

To those rather negative folks who were expecting a 5-star CA or FL resort -- get real ! This is a BC fishing lodge, and a very good one at that. Great location, nice architecture and landscaping. Rooms are basic, but clean and comfortable. Perhaps not the greatest food, but entirely adequate.

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

Thank you so much for your review of Painter’s Lodge. We work extremely hard to ensure our resort remains one of the top fishing destinations in North America, so your kind words mean the world to us. I’m so happy you enjoyed your time at Painter’s Lodge and I look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Dean Prentice General Manager More 

west midlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Painters occupies a great location just north of Campbell River. We had reservations for 2 sea view rooms which somehow had been acknowledged electronically and then lost. On arrival we found ourselves being offered a cabin which was well below an acceptable standard. We were also looking for accommodation for a friend who lives locally. The resort manager, despite not... More 

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

I’m glad to hear we were able to resolve the issue quickly and efficiently so you could enjoy your stay. We’re always happy to do whatever we can, whether that be moving guests to a more ideal room or accommodating larger groups in our dining room, to ensure we deliver an amazing vacation experience to all of our guests. And... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We like Painter's Lodge. The rooms are comfortable. The bar and dining room have great views and the staff are both friendly and helpful. Apart from a minor glitch at breakfast which was corrected quickly, our stay was most satisfying.

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

I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay at Painter’s Lodge. Thank you for your kind words about our restaurant and our rooms. Our team works hard every day to make sure all facets of the resort remain at an extremely high level, so we really appreciate your compliments. Make sure to come visit us again soon! Sincerely, Christine Fleming General... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Food was quality , area fantastic, room fine , but overpriced . I think they get the prices as not much quality accommodation is in the area. We also stayed nearby at the Riverside inn , basic, but great value, and right on the river for fishing.

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

Thank you for your review. I think you’ll find our prices to be extremely competitive with similar resorts in British Columbia. We also have our Spring and Fall Getaway packages each year. These specials include reduced room rates, as well as meal credits, making them perfect for those travelling on a budget. Sincerely, Christine Fleming General Manager More 

White Rock, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A fair jaunt up Van Island is quant small town Campbell River which is known for it's seasonal fishing. In sync with that timetable, Painter's Lodge close their doors for the season @ September every year but, if you can go in the summer/early fall, it's worth the trip. Amazing views and the lodge ferries their client's over to a... More 

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

I’m thrilled to hear you had such a nice time at Painter’s Lodge. I’m so glad you enjoyed your room. Our loft rooms, which feature two floors and four beds, are a popular choice among our guests and perfect for larger groups. I’m also happy you got to take advantage of the free water taxi to April Point Resort &... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Painter's Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
Painter`s Hotel Campbell River
Painters Hotel Campbell River
Painters Resort Campbell River

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