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Alert Bay Lodge

549 Fir Street, Alert Bay, British Columbia V0N 1A0, Canada
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Ranked #2 of 2 Alert Bay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013
Sarah P Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is a wonderful place for a relaxing, peaceful long weekend. It's true that it's not sleek and modern, but it's extremely comfortable, cozy, clean and well-run. The room we stayed in was clean and well-furnished and the shower was lovely. As we were only in the bedroom at night the darkness was very welcome - best sleep I've had... More

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights in this lodge. First impressions in the room matched first impressions as we landed on the island, ie. in desperate need of some money spending on it (especially having just left the up market city of Victoria). The room was dingy and tired, and a real disappointment was finding a plastic sheet over the mattress... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We chose Alert Bay Lodge from the description on their website and the excellent reviews it had received on Trip Advisor. It sounded right up our street - quiet, hearty breakfast, excellent views, plenty of walking, wildlife etc. etc. Unfortunately this was not the experience we had. The island itself was quite derelict, with many businesses and restaurants closed down,... More

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North_Isle_Explorer, Owner at Alert Bay Lodge, responded to this review

I’ve discussed your concerns with Rich, who manages the lodge with his partner, Emma. We are all very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay and apologize for the inconveniences you encountered. As you can glean from previous reviews, we pride ourselves in the high level of care we provide our guests. Many of these reviews cite Rich and... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

As soon as we walk into the door we felt right at home. After spending the last 2 weeks in noisy and impersonal hotel room, the lodge was such a delight. But what made your stay so special, was meeting Emma & Rich. They both went out of their way to make us feel so comfortable. Emma cooking was amazing,... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I had a really nice stay here at Alert Bay Lodge - its very basic, but the perfect place to get away from it all. The decor is very rustic, and is probably due for an update in the next few years but they have been kept very clean over time, and had everything you can expect when travelling to... More

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Basel, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We regard the location of the hostel and its interieur (living room) as realy nice and we would advocate this area. However, it was promised to provide a war breakfast which was never done for us. Furthermore, the nice (sleeping) room lost its charming character since the installation of the shower ruined the athmosphare. All it all the price is... More

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North_Isle_Explorer, Owner at Alert Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Sorry about the shower in Room 4 - it is functional but can be noisy. A hot breakfast is available (as it is every morning at 7:30 am) and we were full when you were there - so we don’t what happened! (Continental self-serve breakfasts are set up at 6:30 am). Feel free to contact me at reservations@alertbaylodge.com and we’ll... More

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

A lovely location, a beautiful building, a cozy and rather pretty room (room 1) a charming couple for hosts, and even a friendly, happy dog (hey girl... ARF!). Hard to ask for more - but of course, there *is* the island itself, its people, the museum, the local artists, the whale-watching... we would have stayed much longer if we could.... More

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Davis, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Just returned from a wonderful trip, traversing the north side and coast of Vancouver Island. One of our stops was at Alert Bay Lodge, a former church, perched on a rise fronting the magnificent strait on Cormorant Island, a ferry ride from Port McNeill. Lovely four room B & B with good breakfast choices, a "great room" with windows overlooking... More

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Victoria British Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I could not have been happier with the wonderful service provided by the Alert Bay Lodge during a recent trip to Cormorant Island. I was made welcome by two great hosts, Rich and Emma, from the minute I arrived and nothing I needed was too much trouble for them. Meals were not only great (Thanks, Em!) but after a hard... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We spent 3 nights in this amazing and laid back lodge. Emma and Rich are real great hosts! It was a pleasure to meet them and Susky, the very friendly dog. Alert Bay itself is just a great place. Walk or drive around and you will see how people even wave to you for welcome. We also can highly recommend... More

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Address: 549 Fir Street, Alert Bay, British Columbia V0N 1A0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Alert Bay
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Alert Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking Johnstone Strait, our cedar log lodge is a two kilometre walk along the ocean road to the Village of Alert Bay. Features include a south facing sundeck, woodstove, large common room, library and wireless Internet. Whale watching and grizzly viewing tours pick up near the lodge. Each of our four rooms has a private bath and includes a hot, healthy breakfast. Off season, we host small conferences and weddings. ... more   less 
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