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Sonora Resort

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Sonora Island, British Columbia V7B 1W4, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kelowna, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we were greeted warmly by the pilot at the helicopter terminal in Vancouver we knew this place would be special. The journey began with an amazing 45 minute flight over the BC gulf islands to the resort. The sight seeing is out of this world! The staff at the resort were amazingly helpful and courteous. We spent... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My husband and I joined two friends from Chicago in early September to fish and relax. The resort is quietly elegant, with a relaxed, serene charm. The staff is outstanding and they did accommodate every request, even those only thought, not expressed. They were very helpful when the uphill return to our room was a challenge. The food was lovely,... More 

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Hoschton, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My wife decided that she preferred a trip to the Northwest rather than a trip to the Caribbean for our 30th wedding anniversary. After a little research on the Relais and Chateaux website, I narrowed the destination down to Sonora Resort and the Wickanish Inn. Ended up booking 2 nights at the Wick and 3 nights at Sonora. From the... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We are so happy you and your wife decided to celebrate such a big milestone at Sonora and that the wildlife was in abundance for your anniversary! We will definitely pass on your compliments to our chef team. Hope to see you both again soon! More 

michigan
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We flew over in a helicopter, first time for me. It was a great way to start a very beautiful vacation. This is a all inclusive resort. We shared a house with three other couples. We had the master suite, it was massive, huge closets and bathroom. What a surprise that we got such a nice room. The scenery was... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us such a wonderful review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and your spacious suite. Hopefully we will see you again and perhaps the grizzly bears will decide to make an appearance. Happy travels and thanks again. More 

Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband surprised me with 4 day weekend away at Sonora Resort in July. We took a seaplane from Seattle to Sonora Island Resort, were greeted at the dock and taken inside for an overview of the resort and a snack. Our room was large with a lovely view over the water. I went to yoga every morning and my... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We are so glad you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us and were able to take in a number of fun activities. We will definitely forward on your kind comments about the food to our chefs. Looking forward to your return! More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This Resort is Beautiful! For its Scenery, Wildlife , Staff and Culinary Delights. We flew Pacific Airways from Vancouver to Campbell River to get on a 1 hour ferry ride to the resort, We were Welcomed by lovely staff members and offered a nice Drink & Canapés. My Room was Amazing, The vIews were Delightful and I felt so lucky.... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a complementary review. We are so glad you had an enjoyable time at Sonora Resort, especially watching wildlife, enjoying food, and the spa. We hope you'll return again soon! More 

Mallnitz, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Sonora to celebrate our 50th Birthdays and our 10th wedding anniversary. I wanted so much to see grizzly bears in their own habitat. The service was excellent even prior to arrival; we were given good advice and assistance regarding pre-booking our activities. We transferred to Sonora Island by boat from Campbell River, enjoying fantastic... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

We are so happy that you and your husband decided to celebrate two important milestones at Sonora Resort and were able to experience an amazing abundance of wildlife during your stay. Hopefully you are enjoying the salmon you caught and planning your next visit with us soon. Thank you for the wonderful review! More 

Larchmont, New York
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135 reviews 135 reviews
25 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I've stayed in hotels across dozens of countries, including many in Canada and the United States, and Sonora Resort is the absolute best of the best. The service is impeccable; the food is fantastic, and I cannot say enough about the rooms and the grounds generally, which are beautiful. My wife and I tremendously enjoyed an eco-tour in which we... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you and your wife had such an enjoyable time with us and were able to take in our natural surroundings. Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review! We hope to see you both again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My husband and grown up daughter and i went to sonoroa for three nights and had a great time there. The staff were most helpful, and the place was just stunning. We did book beforehand the bear watching which was brilliant and the salmon fishing. (We all managed to catch one each). We also. Had a massage each which was... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad you, your husband, and your daughter had a wonderful time with us and enjoyed the nature, food, and spa. Thank you also for the feedback on signs. We hope to see you very soon again. More 

Worcester, England
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111 reviews 111 reviews
40 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

In the space of a few hours i saw Grizzly Bears, Bald Eagles, Orca Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions feeding on salmon, porpoises and seals, rode a zodiac through the rushing tidal waters, dined exceedingly well on high quality food, excellently presented by staff who have pleasant, charming and engaging. The arrival by helicopter was spectacular. My room had spectacular views... More 

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SonoraResortCanada0, Manager at Sonora Resort, responded to this review

We are so happy you had an amazing experience at Sonora Resort and were able to take in some of the fun activities that really highlight our natural surroundings. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for the wonderful review! More 

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