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Poets Cove Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   9801 Spalding Road, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Pender Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
daffyone Vancouver, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful location and the grounds and resort are done very well. We were moored on our boat and with that have access to pool, restaurants and showers ($1 for 4 min). Moorage ok, request outside slip. Pretty tight between boats, they cram u in for sure. Was such a pretty place though we are considering coming back... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely location but basic services were poor. The showers off the pool weren't cleaned for 3 days in a row. No toilet paper in any bathrooms. We even mentioned issue at the front desk and the problem continued. I notice some improvements to the physical property. New picnic tables for the docks. The tables are great for boaters and non-boaters... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Poets Cove for at leafs ten years and were aware that its financial stability was problematic. However, its services and quality remained excellent. This year, under new owners, the quality has slipped. The resort is seriously understaffed; food quality has become limited and is just mediocre. For example, my wife reports that a toilet in... More

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Doha, Qatar
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30 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay, whilst wonderful, was disappointing. Too many ups and downs to give an all out 'love you lots review' which I would have liked to do. The villa was wonderful, the staff were wonderful...even when they made mistakes...they apologised, and tried to fix them. Kudos for that. Firstly I have to say I cannot fault the staff, who bent... More

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Victoria, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No one to help park the boat, horrible service at the restaurant, very small menu with little choices, expensive prices, coffee shop was sparse. This place could be so much better, I'll never come back and not recommend it to any boaters I know. It used to be so much better a few years ago. It's gone down hill with... More

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Kamloops, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful resort. Scenery is breathtaking, good food on site, clean comfortable accommodation, we stayed in a Villa. Only thing missing was air conditioning, quite warm at night. We left balcony door open, would be nice to have at least screens in the windows to keep the bugs out. Friendly staff. Our son & daughter in law were married here, therefore... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing!! Alley and kale at front desk are absolutely fantastic at what they do. The villa was clean and had a breath taking view. Miss the big muffins the coffee shop use to have.this place is heaven and the staff are angels.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was lucky enough to spend the weekend at this resort with my daughter who won a two night stay including whale watching,massages,brunch and dinner. The staff were so friendly and attentive to us,especially Anna at the front desk who treated us as if we were royalty. Although our meals were to be in the Aroura restuarant, the new property... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Ugly. We will never stay at this hotel again! The room temp is 85 degrees at 10:45 pm. They say they used to have a heat pump that provided AC but they took it out. Nothing to replace it though. For $269 a night you would expect a comfortable room.

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Parksville, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

delightful location, beautiful, well maintained property, attentive staff, great kitchen, nice rooms. jaguar club visited and had a great time, wonderful hospitality. General Manager made sure it was a special event.

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Address: 9801 Spalding Road, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Pender Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Poets Cove Resort & Spa 4*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Poets Cove Resort & Spa is the Gulf Islands' premier luxury resort. Tucked away in Bedwell Harbour on Pender Island, there is a luxurious combination of 22 Lodge Rooms, 9 Villas and 15 Cottages. We offer a full-service 110-slip deep-moorage marina and a Canadian point of entry customs office for CanPass users. Our stunning Aurora Restaurant and casual Syrens Lounge serves the best local fresh ingredients and our activities range from exciting kayaking adventures to rejuvenating spa treatments in our award winning 'Susurrus' Spa. ... more   less 
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