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Taku Resort and Marina

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616 Taku Rd., British Columbia V0P 1H0, Canada
Taku Resort and Marina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great trip! We stayed in a 2 bedroom terrace suite with our 3 young children in July 2015. The unit was very large. The bedrooms were both huge and both had an ensuite bathroom. The living area was spacious with a good size kitchen (with a dishwasher - who wants to do dishes on holiday!). There was also... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cool place with a great vibe. I wouldn't call it a resort, but it had some very nice qualities and amenities. After some cabin switching and paying a bit more we had a nice, relaxing time in our rustic-feeling island hut. Arrived at approx. 5pm. Office was closed despite saying that hours were 8a-8p. We had to... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Dear redwagon70 That's wonderful that you were "Finally able to relax". The towering trees, ocean breeze and mountain views really help one to relax and breathe. We're very sorry that your visit with us did not start off as well as was expected by you or our Taku team. The level of cleanliness that you have described is not an... More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My wife and I returned for a 2nd spring getaway to Taku this past week. Once again we had a great time. The principal change from our last visit is we were a week later & after the May long weekend this time. Last time, were almost the only guests, but this time there were a number of other guests... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Dear SARNanoose, Welcome back for your second visit. I don't know how much better a day could get after exploring Desolation Sound and then coming back to a fresh salmon. We are open all year but there is a lot we still have to do to be ready for our busy summer season. We're happy that you noticed we're ready... More 

Lantzville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I just spent Easter Weekend with the Nanaimo Paddlers group at Taku Resort on Quadra Island overlooking famed Rebecca Spit which with Surge Narrows further north is a popular kayaking destination. But Taku Resort and Marina is so comfortable, well positioned and well-appointed with so many things to do for all ages that few of us actually kayaked. We hiked... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Hello LynHancock, We enjoyed having the Nanaimo Paddlers up this past weekend. That is quite amusing that not many people from the paddling club actually went paddling! We strive to make nature accessible to our guests and the kayak ramp certainly did that for your friend in a wheelchair. It's hard to believe how easy it is to launch from... More 

Regina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Our family including our dog spent the Easter weekend in an A-frame cabin. The cabin was very clean and had everything we needed for cooking our meals. The atmosphere of the area was relaxing. We enjoyed the spectacular view of the ocean, mountains, variety of birds including eagles, seals and otters. The staff were helpful and polite. I would recommend... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Dear Marcia P, It's great to hear you had such a nice weekend with you family, dog included. It's hard for photos to do the view and atmosphere the justice it deserves. We never get tired of the views or how relaxing it is. We're so glad you had the chance to experience it first hand. Thank you for taking... More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My 17 year old and I came to Quadra for our annual get together March 2015. It was peaceful and comfortable. Highly recommend a two bedroom suite! Just a very short stroll to the ferry to Cortes (a must do!), groceries, a nice restaurant as well as Island Cycles. Renting a bike from Jack is another must do! Taku provided... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Hello Kathy W, Thank you for leaving this kind review. We were happy to be able to make your annual mother daughter time so special. That's great you took the time to go to Cortes as not many of our guests do. We look forward to your next visit with your husband in September, it's been known for good weather... More 

Comox, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We visited Taku in October 2014 when it was off season. It is very quiet on Quadra Island this time of year and it was exactly what we were looking for. We stayed in a 1 bedroom terrace suite because we needed access to Internet for our business while at the same time relaxing. The view was good, even better... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Dear LivingonYVRisland Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. I'm glad our welcome wagon of seals did their job. They're so much fun to watch aren't they? We are constantly trying to improve our wifi accessibility but there are limitations when you're this far in to nature. Quadra has so much beauty to offer throughout the... More 

England
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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights in September. Great location and the room had a great view and we enjoyed our walk on Rebecca Spit. What we did find a bit disconcerting was that there was no- one to book us in, this was done by telephone. We saw no-one apart from someone who came with clean towels each day.... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying at Taku and for taking the time to write this review. The walk on Rebecca Spit if very unique and that's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed it so much. We apologize for not meeting your customer service expectations when you checked in. During the Fall we have reduced office hours and are often... More 

Seattle, WA
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed in an ocean front cabin, and we had a wonderful time. Our group were SCUBA divers from the Seattle and Vancouver areas, so we had several rooms and an RV space. Plus several dogs. Our cabin wound up being the post dive dinner locale, and it was very nice being able to use the barbeque located on the... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Hello Divers and Doggies. We're happy to hear you were both able to get in to the water during your stay. Most of us don't get to see the beauty of Quadra under water and I've only heard wonderful things about it. That's great you were able to host everyone in your cabin. If your group gets too big for... More 

Port Alberni, Canada
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We popped over to explore Quadra without a reservation on a long weekend, but somehow Taku had their 2 bedroom suite available. It was a huge suite with 2 full bathrooms! It was a beautiful spot to stay for our anniversary. Only negatives I can think of was little things like no shampoo and leaky faucets, oh and warm water... More 

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takuresort, Owner at Taku Resort and Marina, responded to this review

Hello Guest, Happy Anniversary and thank you for dropping in and staying at Taku. Late summer is one of the most peaceful seasons at the resort, so glad you experienced it. The only problem with late summer is that there is typically a fire ban on from early August until it rains again. Any other time of the year you... More 

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