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Ford's Cove Marina Waterfront Cottages

10835 Central Road | Check in at Ford's Cove Store, British Columbia V0R1Z0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We make Ford's Cove a yearly destination for us and even sometimes we've gone multiple times a year (such as off seasons). Our most recent trip was this past July where we stayed in Cabin #2 (water front). They've removed the Queen and Single in the bedroom for a plush and comfortable King bed. They also replaced the LCD TV... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Smallish but nicely renovated cabins in a well kept campground. Very nice view of the water and right above a spectacular sandstone beach. My wife and I and our 2 little boys stayed a week and loved it. The little store they run down at the pier has an amazing variety of food as well. The owners were friendly as... More 

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Victoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The view of the ocean, islands and sunset from our waterfront cottage was beautiful. Such a peaceful spot. The staff were great and the cottage was well-equiped and very comfortable. It is a bit dated, but that is part of the charm. The little marina store is surprisingly well-stocked, with locally made goodies and ingredients for any cooking and meal-prep,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Ford's Cove cottages are the perfect place to have a romantic getaway with perfect sunsets, and even relaxing swimming off of the warm sandstone rocks. I met my wife there and we go back every year. The cottages have a nice rustic charm with some luxury, and nice decks to sit with a glass of wine, or beer ;) The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

we have been in cottage number 1 who has a great view! the bed are big and very confortable, with big TV screen. kitchen has all you need. bathroom is small but it doesn't matter. it's clean. not a lot of water but it's usual in the Island. perfect place to be!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We opted to camp at Ford Cove instead of staying in a cottage. The cottages looked worn and not too clean. The campsite is ok, however dirty dirty shower stall. Yes only one stall....dirty tiny sink in bathroom shed. No place to wash dishes or get water for your campsite . They could place some emphasis on maintaining their property.... More 

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hornbyisland, Manager at Ford's Cove Marina Waterfront Cottages, responded to this review

We are so surprised that you did not notice the construction of 2 new outdoor sinks with counter area (while you were camping here the tiling of the counter for the new outdoor sinks was being done). Our washrooms were under renovation and being painted while you were here. These new sinks replace the small indoor sinks and this eliminates... More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This was my fifth stay at Fords Cove. The scenery is beautiful and it is about as far away from the clamor of the city as you can get. Some positives: - Superb service, Ronaldo and Matt really go out of their way to make guests comfortable - Scenery and wildlife are fantastic - Cabins are comfortable and well situated... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Fords Cove is always open for early May and always fits the bill. Cabins are a nice luxury, very clean & very functional. Camping is well spaced with all the camp sites being different shapes & sizes. The market/store has all you'll need. Just remember to bring Movies & music.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A great way to spend a few days!! The staff were just the best, so friendly and kind, Alexandro runs a tight ship with service above and beyond. My boyfriend and I were in Hornby to bike the trails. We had a blast and the cabin was the perfect end to our days. We rented cabin 2 which overlooked the... More 

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I have been staying in the cabins at Ford's Cove Marina since the 1980s and cannot say enough about the experience. The owners are constantly upgrading water, sewer, amenities, ground/cabin maintenance to ensure the visit gets better every year. The cabins are clean, beautifully rustic, stocked with pots/pans/dishes,etc. and have a million dollar view. The General Store is right there... More 

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