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Orveas Bay Resort

2577 Sunnybrae Road, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 1G4 , Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Orveas Bay Resort - Is this a Hotel ? - No, Is this a B&B ? - No - What we have here is a resort composed of individual homes of various sizes, your choice based on the number of bedrooms required, most of the homes are 2 stories, all overlooking the Juan de Fuca Strait, on the Western side... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review .. such a pleasure to have guests who come to enjoy what we have to offer...We do not take full credit as we could not function and maintain high standards without our great staff.. they take such great pride and caring for both the accommodations and the grounds.. and the guests as well! It... More 

Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My family and I just returned from another great stay at Orveas Bay. We stayed there for spring break and returned for a 4 night stay in the Captain's Quarters over the first July weekend. June and Ron are such great hosts and we recommend a stay with them. My son has severe asthma and allergies and June made sure... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind thoughts.. always nice to have returning guests.. they know the "lay of the land" ! Your family always takes the time to explore and experience this west coast area! Good for You!. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This accommodation is a real gem. Hidden away outside of Sooke, you really feel like you are away from it all. We stayed in the Starboard cottage for 2 nights. The view is simply fantastic. The cottage has everything you need to be able to cook (i.e. plates, utensils etc) as well as great extras such as the basics (herbs,... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review! Very happy to hear you enjoyed the Starboard cottage.. and the amenities provided... it is our wish that guests take the time to sit back, relax , enjoy the cottage and each other...we hope to see you again! More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The accommodations are unique and clean. While there is limited access to WIFI, no cable/satellite, and no cell coverage; we couldn’t ask for a better place to relax. There are times when you need to disconnect from the world and recharge. Orveas Bay Resort is great base for day tripping or just enjoying this expansive property. Our whole family left... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review... it is very much appreciated... we have now completed the stairway to the beach , so much easier access than our old winding path! Very happy to hear you enjoyed the accommodations ... yes, sometimes it is a good thing to turn off from the busy world! We hope to see you again. More 

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The First Mates cabin is an attached suite with bedrooms upstairs and down. The adjacent suite can be accessed via an interior door, if you have a large and familiar group and want to share the two spaces. The suite was a mix of rustic Victorian style and nautical themes. All amenities were well kept and clean. Towels had a... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had four lovely nights to celebrate our anniversary, sleeping on a bed like a cloud, relaxing in the hot tub and lounging in front of the fire. Orveas Bay Resort offered a warm welcome and the privacy of our own piece of the Bay. We ate fabulous meals just down the road at Point no Point, terrific food and... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Just our pleasure to have guests who come and enjoy what this wonderful west coast area has to offer...each time you come you will find another new place to explore.. do come again! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Orveas Bay Resort for a week in early April. We were so incredibly happy with our choice of places to stay. Our Starboard Cabin was so very welcoming, comfortable, and well appointed for our needs. There is great view of the Juan de Fuca Staight from our more than comfortable staged bed through the... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

WoW! what a great review ... THANK YOU!! It is just wonderful to hear our guests had a great time rain or shine.. good for you! We will look forward to seeing you again. Happy Spring! June & Ron More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Last year we decided once or twice a year we need to come to Orveas to relax. It's always so calming with the fountains behind the hot tub, while you are soaking in the tub and looking out onto the ocean. It's cozy, has everything you need. . And it's quiet. I always feel so refreshed leaving from our weekend... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words.. it is our pleasure to have guests that enjoy the privacy, and peacefulness in " what ever" weather happens at this time of the year! Always nice to see your smiling faces ! Cheers and hope to see you again.. More 

Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Orveas bay resort was relaxing and scenic. Ron and June were very welcoming and very helpful. The accommodations were beautiful and the amenities were a bonus. Getting in the hot tub and looking up at the stars and watching the ships in the ocean pass by was very romantic. We will definitely be returning to this vacation spot! We enjoyed... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We always admire our guests who brave a rainy evening to spend some relaxing time stargazing and watching the lights of the ships at sea. Good for you! If there is anything we can do to make your next visit more enjoyable, please let us know... Again, our thanks! More 

Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

June and Ron were fantastic hosts: very kind and helpful. My family of 4 rented the captain's quarters and my son has severe asthma. June was very understanding with what cleaning products could be used and moving new furniture that could be off-gassing formaldehyde that could trigger an asthma attack. She also remembered not to use room scents for us.... More 

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beachlot, Owner at Orveas Bay Resort, responded to this review

Wow! what a nice review.. thanks you! it was our pleasure to have you visit after your visit 10 years ago.. Just great to watch the kids enjoy the beach below ... making their way down the winding path thru the forest... hope to see you all again before another 10 years go by! ... June & Ron More 

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