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Desolation Resort

3.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   2694 Dawson Road, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 4Z3, Canada
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Austrian Alps, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you love mother nature this is the place for you. We had a scenic cottage with a great view. Two bedrooms with kitchen. There is no TV. You dont need one in this environment. Just hike along the sunshine coast trail or one of the other ones ( there are hundreds) or grab a canou which is complimentary. You... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving into the resort we were greeted with whimsical tree-house like cabins in a very picturesque location on Desolation Sound. My partner and I stayed three nights in Cabin 1 with the one bedroom option (they close off the second bedroom). It's a stand alone cabin right next to the ocean with a private hot tub on the deck. We... More

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DesolationResort, Manager at Desolation Resort, responded to this review

The guests turned up at the resort after a wedding celebration and a long drive as they were kind enough to let us know at check in. The gentleman could hardly stand on his feet and said that he was too tired to finish the check in procedures and just wanted to go to his place and will come back... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is located in a breathtaking location. The views and serenity cant be beat. Driving is a breeze with 2 ferry rides and and spectacular views throughout. research ferry schdulesand time your travel to avoid long waiting times for ferries. We drove in from Vancouver with a loaded cooler and with plenty of food. All the cottages are located... More

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DesolationResort, Manager at Desolation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed the peace and tranquility of the resort. We live in a beautiful part of BC and hope to welcome guests to experience and enjoy it. We greatly appreciate the feedback and hope you have wonderful memories of your stay here. More

Milan, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it. Stunning location, super peaceful. We saw bald eagles and seals from their dock. Well built spacious cabins, very private and fully equipped. Large decks where you can sit high amongst the trees. Very helpful owner. I forgot to ask for a crib when I reserved but she was very quick to get me one when I asked for... More

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DesolationResort, Manager at Desolation Resort, responded to this review

Your positive feedback is much appreciated. Running and managing a family run business is a team effort with all our personal. Thank you for taking this time to let us know of how much you enjoyed your stay with us. It gives us all the more reason to strive to be better. We love to see our guests enjoy the... More

Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are just back from a fabulous 3 night stay at the beautiful Desolation Resort. Situated in a breathtaking location with stunning views, these are comfortable well maintained cabins right on the water. Josephine the owner was a fantastic, welcoming host and nothing was too much trouble ... From arranging a table at the nearby Laughing Oyster... More

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DesolationResort, Manager at Desolation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It made my day, amidst all the bustle and busy schedule that we have at the resort in the summer months. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More

Abcoude, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Beautiful surroundings, free canoe rental, Situated at a gorgeous inlet you find spacious lodges with a fantastic balcony and stunning view, excellent for a look at the milky way at night, friendly owner. Great restaurant nearby.

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thank you for the time you took to write this feedback! We are glad it was an enjoyable stay and hope to see you again. More

Vancouver, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Lucky enough to grab the Groupon to this fab resort. Rustic, beautiful, so nice! We got the 2 bedroom because it was only $20 more, we stayed in "4-b" (or "4-2"), which had a very nice view, and the bedrooms were separated by the living/dining/kitchen. Each bedroom also had it's own FULL bathroom, so it would be perfect even for... More

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DesolationResort, Manager at Desolation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write this review. We value our customers input . For the items where you felt that we could improve, we will strive to do so. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and you were able to explore this part of BC. More

Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Like early explorers who once named this area, we found this great place by chance. Unlike those first sailors, who surely found themselves struggling to escape the confines of the seemingly endless waterways, we could have stayed forever. Being late march, we found these cottages quiet, charming and cozy. The cedar cabins have a classic west coast charm and are... More

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DesolationResort, Manager at Desolation Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking tthe time to write this feedback. I am sure many of our future guests will gain insight and ideas on what to do and explore , by reading your feedback. Thank you We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future , back to this beautiful part... More

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Spent 2 nights here over Thanksgiving weekend. I was blown away by the resort. Our cabin was immaculate, fully stocked, and quite large. The best feature of this resort is its location and proximity to the ocean (Okeover Inlet). Cabin 5 had a huge wrap around deck. It was so peaceful sipping coffee in the morning and staring out at... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Well, we were lucky enough to score a Living Social coupon for this Resort. It is about 3 KM outside the tiny Village of Lund. RIght at Mile 0 on Highway 101. You MUST go to this little Village, it is spectacular. We ended up with an upgraded cabin due to some issues and the upgrade included a HOT TUB!!... More

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Address: 2694 Dawson Road, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 4Z3, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Sunshine Coast > Powell River
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Desolation Resort 3*
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Located at the gateway to Desolation Sound, these unique and fully furnished oceanfront chalets are in a park like setting on an eight acre waterfront property. Our chalets are ideal for your family vacation, reunions, weddings or that perfect getaway. Some of our chalets have a private hot tub on the deck. Each chalet boasts a unique individual design. Interiors done in local wood. All our chalets have a full kitchen, BBQ and a deck. The chalets are of different sizes and the larger ones can accommodate up to 8 persons. Complimentary kayaks and canoes are available for our guests to use.Packages with accommodation, dining, kayaking or boating are available. A whole range of activities offered by local outfitters, can be booked through the resort. The Laughing Oyster Restaurant is just down the road from us and offer great meals with a West Coast flavor. ... more   less 
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