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Arbutus Grove Motel

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Kelowna, Canada
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93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just completed our second two week trip on Vancouver Island. This was our favourite place to stay. We even came back for a second stay. These guys have thought of everything. - comfy chairs - a desk with lighting - microwave, fridge and coffee machine - hairdryer and bathroom fan. They also provide great info on the area.

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Thank rojo-amigo
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Wow thanks for the great review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed beautiful Vancouver Island. We are centrally located so a lot of our guests use us as a destination so they can travel the whole Island. Hope you get to come back soon and stay with us again! More 

Camano Island, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to Nootka Sound for fishing, my buddy and I have stayed the last two years at the Arbutus Grove Motel. Always clean, good rooms, friendly management, and at a reasonable price. If you are traveling with a trailer (like a boat), there is space on the premises for parking out front safely.

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Thank Roger C
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel. We are an awesome location for a stop over on your way to either the north or the south. We have a great property with three acres so lots of room for boats, RV's, trailers etc. Hope you caught some fish and will come back and stay with us again. More 

Courtenay, Canada
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90 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place if you're stopping for a night or two. Always clean and well taken care of, great rates, easy access to the Inland Island Hiway and close to all kinds of restaurants on the strip thru Parksville and the beach. A reliable, cosy little place you can always count on. Kitchenette rooms available.

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Thank Scott L
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your awesome review of the Arbutus Grove Motel here in beautiful Parksville. We take great pride in providing a cozy comfortable room with all the amenities at a very reasonable rate. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come again soon. More 

Red Deer, Canada
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73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic accomodations at a great price. Nothing fancy but everything one needs for a comfortable stay. One complaint however..we forgot our travel journal which is so dear to us. They would not send to our home address C.O.D. so means an hour trip 2hours return of our vacation time) out of our way to retrieve. Kind of disappointing they would... More 

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Thank Barry M
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Sorry to hear about your travel journal. I will be sure to educate the staff on proper procedures for returning items of value to our guests. Just a misunderstanding that we will rectify. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Prince George, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The title says it all-except for the great property around the motel. It's huge which is great for a couple travelling with a dog. The surcharge for the dog is only $10 per night. Also they are very firm on their smoking policy in rooms which is nice for non-smokers. Saw the owners only on check in and check out.... More 

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Thank WendyJean00
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks you for writing this great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. We really appreciate our guests letting others know about our cozy little motel. We are in a nice quiet area, very safe, clean and comfortable. Our moto is "Maximum comfort and Value at a Reasonable Rate" and we work hard to achieve it. We are close... More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

What a clean and nice little motel! We reserved 2 nights here knowing that we wouldn't be spending much time in our room. It was very affordable, extremely clean and very nice owners. We had one queen bed and one double bed as that was the only type of room they had (when i booked 3 months in advance! )... More 

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Thank Mommyoftwinsx2
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Hi Mommyoftwinsx2. Thank-you for taking the time to write this great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel during your visit to Parksville. We really appreciate you letting others know what a great little motel we have. We work hard to make your stay as enjoyable as possible for the most reasonable price. Please book early for your next visit especially... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Stayed here with my family last week and had a nice stay. Standard clean hotel room. Good location and easy to access from main road. Good price for Vancouver Island. I would recommend this for anyone taking a road trip from Victoria to Tofino.

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Thank Jason R
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jason. Thanks for writing this nice review of the Arbutus Grove Motel during your stay in Parksville. We are the first motel when you enter Parksville from the south (exit 46), close to the Visitor's Information Center so easy access. We are close to Rathtrevor Beach too which is a must for all to see. A lot of our... More 

British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We had a 2-double-bed unit, without the kitchenette, for our family of four (two small kids). The beds were comfy enough. The unit was incredibly clean - possibly the cleanest motel room we've ever stayed at. The owner was very kind to our kids. Overall, it was a really good experience and I would consider staying there again. (And it... More 

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Thank Isabel M
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Hi Isabel. Thank-you for the great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel during your stay in Parksville. We work hard to have the cleanest, most comfortable motel at the best value. We provide a lot of the amenities of a big hotel like free wifi, quiet heating and air conditioning, comfortable beds, fridges, microwaves, etc. We are happy all our... More 

Victoria, Canada
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75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

The Arbutus Grove in the classic motel style is a true gem. The rooms are clean, comfortable, quiet and the motel itself is convenient to Parksville beaches and other attractions - you really couldn't ask for more.

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Thank youngbadger
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review you wrote about the Arbutus Grove Motel here in beautiful Parksville. It was a short review but it says it all. You couldn't ask for more!!! Please come again and stay with us again. More 

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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Perfect location for our trip exploring the island. Clean, quiet and the staff was so nice and helpful. All of the light fixtures, outlets, TV, heat and air worked very well. Especially appreciated the "real" glassware and coffee mugs!

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Thank Paul H
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Hi Paul H. Thank-you for taking the time to write your review of the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. Yes it is the perfect central location for exploring the wonders of Vancouver Island. We try to include all the amenities of the big hotels and give our guests the most value for their money. So happy you appreciated our efforts.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy single story motel conveniently located on the south end of Parksville across from the Heritage Center Mall. All rooms have large flat screen TV's, coffee, microwaves, fridges, high speed internet, very comfortable beds, very quiet, close to the beach, across from restaurant, Serious Coffee, laundry mat. Lots of free parking, room for RV's. We are environmentally responsible with the newest most efficient heating and air conditioning, we also have efficient water usage without compromising the comfort of our guests. We are small dog friendly and have some kitchenettes available. We are maximum comfort and value and know you will be impressed. We receive daily compliments on our motel and work hard to make your stay everything you could want. We have just became wireless so bring your I pads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbutus Grove Motel

Address: 1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range: $77 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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