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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
LunarBaz Newbury, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice place, nice location but they have let it go down hill. Rooms are dated. The only place to eat is at the pub. We went there twice. The food is not good and the staff are even worse. The floor of the bar was so sticky that are sandals stuck to it as we walked through. The staff we... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our son and daughter-in-law married here in July 2014 and our family stayed in a 3 bed cottage overlooking the marina. Accomodation was excellent with a fully equipped kitchen. Staff were extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Would thoroughly recommend this resort. We travelled by BC ferry, but you can also take a plane to the island.

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Kamloops, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a money pit unless you go with a group and make the most of the multi-bedroom "cabins" with kitchen facilities. We went for a weekend looking for some R&R, but since there were only two of us, the regular rooms seemed to make the most sense. There are no kitchen facilities and not much else in terms... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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 August 1, 2014

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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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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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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