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Poets Cove Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 9801 Spalding Road, British Columbia V0N 2M3, Canada
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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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Burnaby, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Whitehorse, Yukon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We have eaten at this resort several times, arriving there on our boat. Normally the food is very good This was just a strange experience. It wasn't irritating or anything, just oddly amusing We arrived and ordered a nice bottle of local wine. A splurge at $45 bit it's a very nice wine. The server returned and said there was... More 

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delta, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Our family hosted our daughter's wedding at Poets Cove in late June. It was a wonderful weekend and Poets is a great location for large gatherings of this sort. We were pleased with the food and with the setting, but the organization and service was quite disappointing. The resort is extremely short staffed and it is very difficult to get... More 

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Seattle, WA
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We chose to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary with a quick seaplane trip up to Poet’s Cove on Pender Island. The room was lovely and quiet. The view is utterly amazing. The grounds are pretty and well maintained. We did not use the pool or spa so I can’t comment on those. It’s the service and food I want to... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

We spent a week at a villa through the Registry Collection. The resort is beautifully located and the main building is beautifully designed. Our villa was very comfortable, with three large view balconies, the one from the living room having a functioning barbecue and dining set up. The kitchen was very small and not connected with the great room. In... More 

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We have had many excellent experiences at Poet's Cove in the past. Our recent trip was not a total disaster, but clearly this resort's new ownership/management is not living up to its previous reputation. We rented a 2-br villa for a part of our group, and one couple stayed on our boat at the marina. No dock hand attended to... 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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Poets Cove Hotel Pender Island
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