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Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa

134 Madrona Dr, British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

My partner and I had a fantastic stay at this resort! The service was great! Our suite was great and had the most spectacular view! The highlight of my stay there was the massage I received at the SPA! I wish I could remember the young girls name that did my massage because she was just fantastic! Our waiter at... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had stayed here once a few years back in prime season ... the dinner in the restaurant was spectacular. I returned as a result for a quick getaway from Vancouver. Knowing that it was low season and the restaurant was closed, it seemed worth trying again. The location is lovely with views of the ocean and the in-room fireplaces... More 

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GalianoOceanfrontInn, Owner at Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, responded to this review

We are certainly sorry this guest's stay was not happy, especially since she called our restaurant spectacular and enjoyed her stay before...but this time we both appear to have had difficulty. 1.Check-in: She neglected to mention her dog, and how that impacted check-in. The Inn had been busy (long weekend) and while we do our best to clean rooms quickly,... More 

West Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to believe you are only an hour by Ferry from Vancouver. Feels like a different world. The Inn is an easy walk from the ferry. No car needed. If you must drive somewhere on the Island just rent one of their Smart Cars. The views of pink Mt Baker at sunrise from our bedroom were heavenly. It is so... More 

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GalianoOceanfrontInn, Owner at Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! Yes! We are just an hour by Ferry....and guests find themselves in the midst of B.C. wilderness...except they can also enjoy all the amenities of a spa resort plus a quaint little island community of shops and cafes. We are so pleased you were able to take advantage of our Spa, too: our Couples... More 

Penticton, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit, this time as a couple for Valentines weekend. Just as wonderful as it was the first time. We stayed in the one bedroom villas, which are quiet, clean and very well appointed. Our heated patio came with a wood fireplace as well as a BBQ and private tub and we were able to relax away our February... More 

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GalianoOceanfrontInn, Owner at Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to visit us! And we are so glad that your return visit was as wonderful as your first time (we will keep at it for next time, too!) The photographs of the truly spectacular sunrise are, well, truly spectacular...you caught all the beauty and a bird in flight. Is it possible that you could send us... More 

Vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely kingsize room with wood fireplace; excellent breakfasts and dinners in restaurant. Helpful staff. You don't need to bring a car as it is close to the ferry dock and the inn rents Smart Cars, such a good idea.

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GalianoOceanfrontInn, Owner at Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you SO much for staying with us, and for taking the time to post a review of our boutique resort. Recommendations are the best form of advertising, and we all do our very best to make it a wonderful stay. Our staff are wonderful and amazing. You are quite right in your comments section: all of the... More 

Calgary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

So easily accessible from Vancouver, and a quick trip too, not all day in travel just to get there. The location is unbeatable - waterfront property, close to town, easy access to/from the ferry. The views of Active Pass were unbeatable, and provided a constantly mobile landscape that never ceased to impress, especially at night when the lights of the... More 

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GalianoOceanfrontInn, Owner at Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Hello and greetings from snow-free Galiano Island to snow-free Calgary! We understand you are having our weather there too, lucky you. Thank you so much for staying with us. I am so glad you enjoyed the views (including our BC Ferry "cruise ships") and the gardens and grounds. We have to mow the lawn and tend the flowers year-round here,... More 

Calgary
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had a wonderful two-night stay last week at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa and totally enjoyed our time in this beautiful, well-equipped resort. Neither of us had been to the Island before so having booked online and over the phone, it's a bit of a gamble at times. Happy to say that we thoroughly enjoyed our time at... More 

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GalianoOceanfrontInn, Owner at Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us...and for writing such an amazing review of your amazing experience! It is always so heartening to hear that someone enjoyed each and every special touch that we have thought hard about providing. The Villa suites always do "surprise" people, but in a good way: and we are glad you enjoyed it so... More 

2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I felt the need to review this business to save someone the headaches we have encountered. We had the entire hotel reserved for guests attending our wedding on Galiano next summer. We confirmed with (name withheld) over the phone 4 times regarding the details of the reservation and that it worked for them. As weekend residents of the island, we... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a wonderful perfect 2-day getaway. Our first time on the island. Warren is the best, he is friendly and professional, and nothing is impossible if requested. We really appreciate the quietness and calmness overall (that's exactly what we need- R & R). We love the tea pot, tea cups and wood burning fireplace- perfect for cold autumn nights.... More 

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Burnaby B.C. Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
55 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in October, tried the Flotation Therapy and had a few dinners in their dining room. The food was adequate, but could be better, but service was fine. The grounds in the Fall are beautiful and peaceful, as it was very quiet at the Inn. Our room had a view of the ferries coming and going, others... More 

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Address: 134 Madrona Dr, British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Galiano Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 20
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