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Poets Cove Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 9801 Spalding Road, British Columbia V0N 2M3, 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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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location but dirty carpets poor maintenance below average food complaints from staff very stressful when on vacation pool boys stair at you maybe focus on job not clients not a way to relax when they want to talk to girls and smoking every were they need certified people to work not hang around clients complaining about the General Manager... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were impressed by the location but not the building design. Not sure what they were trying to achieve but it looks like the architect pulled a bunch of different plans out of an old drawer. There is no continuity and the design of the main resort does not fit with the natural beauty of the island. Unfortunate because it... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am suppose to be getting married in June, we fell in love with the beauty of the location. All elements of planning have been disorganized, unresponsive, unclear and extremely unprofessional. We have been passed off from planner to planner. Now we are on the 3rd wedding coordinator, each one has left or quit. Every time we get a new... More 

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Victoria BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

First of all this place is located in one of the truly amazing parts of the world. The Gulf Islands are to die for. We Spent New years eve at Poets Cove and took part in their celebrations at the Pub.It was the absolute worst $35.00 meal I have ever had. What a joke. a small portion of dried out... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The new owners don't seem to care at all about service or maintenance. The pools, hot tubs and restaurants are closed until April for the second winter in a row and will not reopen until April!! What's the point of buying this beautiful resort if you are not going to run it!?? We have been going to Poets since they... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Due to the change in ownership of the resort in early April there were definitely some ups and downs leading up to my big day but it all ended extremely well. Firstly, no one notified me of the change in ownership and that in fact I had a new wedding coordinator. The only reason I found out was after sending... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a beautiful place. The facilities are outstanding. However, the service has gone downhill. In spite of that, we will still come back. We visited by boat in September during the off-season. We moored in the marina and spent two nights in the resort. The beautiful room had a view of the harbor and was five-star. Something has happened... More 

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Maple Ridge District Municipality, British Columbia, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have taken many bcferriesvacations.com and each time have been so impressed with both the trip there and the destination. This resort seems promising but for the money, I would go to Rockwater or Ti-na-mara where the service is second to none. Booking the massage took two long distance phone calls because the spa "forgot" to call back as the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My second review of Poets Cove; we did return to Poets a few times this summer and as usual enjoyed our stay at the marina and the kids enjoyed the pool. Given all the poor reviews of the service and food at the pub and restaurant this summer we now just cook and eat on the boat when we stay... More 

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Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had our wedding at Poets Cove this past July. When we has originally chosen the place it was under different management and appeared to have much better service. Many things we were originally promised were no longer happening and we were not ever told of the changes. We were told we would have an onsite wedding coordinator to ensure... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 46
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