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Arbutus Grove Motel

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Courtenay, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, and very convenient. Booked originally due to proximity of Arbutus Equestrian Center, and was delighted with the comfort and spaciousness of the room. Would have like an air conditioner that was more agressive - the room never got as cold as I like to sleep in, but, small price to pay. Friendly front desk, and the small bags... More 

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

We really appreciate the great review! Our heating/air conditioning system is the top of the line environmentally friendly system. It is made to conserve energy, is very quiet and extremely efficient without compromising comfort. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the near future. More 

COURTENAY
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean and comfortable, and reasonably priced! The ONLY thing that makes my rating a 4 star and not a 5 is the air conditioning never went below 19C, and I like a much colder room. However, that was a small price to pay.

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

Thanks for the excellent review of the Arbutus Grove Motel. We work hard to give our guests the best experience possible at the most reasonable price. Our heating/air conditioning unit is the top of the line, most energy efficient and very quiet system that you can get. Thank-you for staying with us and we hope to have you stay again... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a chance on this place, and it turned out to be a gem. Very spacious, clean, lots of "real" pillows as opposed to those tiny soft ones found in so many places. Great value for the price, which was excellent compared with many in the area.

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

We sure appreciate you taking the time to write this review for the Arbutus Grove Motel. Yes this little Gem is a great value for the price. Our motto is MAXIMUM COMFORT AND VALUE and we work hard to provide that for our guests. So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and stay with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable beds, quiet and the hosts were very nice. I was reluctant to book due to how low the price was but it was a great room! There is green space for the pets and picnic tables to relax on. Coffee shop across the street, 5 minute drive to the beach at Rathtrevor - will return!

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

Thank for the great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Having visited Parksville many times over the years I'd not previously discovered this lovely little motel. Located at the south end of Parksville it's just a matter of minutes to the shops and the beach. Upon arriving for a two-night stay we were greeted by the innkeeper Wayne, who was completely charming and engaging. Having explained the "No Smoking" in... More 

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

What a lovely review you have written for us. We really appreciate it and hope to see you again soon. Thank-you! More 

Vernon, Canada
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The rooms were really clean and cute, the beds are super comfy, pet friendly (only 10 extra dollars for a pet), good location, new TVs, quiet and across from a coffee shop! Fridge and microwave too. Definately recommend.

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

Thank-you for taking the time to write this excellent review of the Arbutus Grove Motel. Please come and stay with us again soon. Much appreciated!!! More 

Vancouver
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263 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night for work purposes. Easy to find location, quiet, large, clean room. Efficient checkin. Plenty of parking outside the rooms. Fridge, microwave and coffee maker included. Didn't turn tv on, but apparently HD. Bed comfortable as was the room temperature. Bathroom is basic, white towels and small bar of soap, but BYOS (bring your own shampoo) as none... More 

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

Thank-you for your great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel. We do provide shampoo, soap, make-up remover etc to all our guests but perhaps the shampoo was missed during the room cleaning?? I apologize if that was the case. It's too bad you hadn't asked the staff. They would have been happy to get you some. We are always there... More 

Blind Bay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Stayed one night and is was great. Room was very clean and pleasant. Other reviews talked about noise but we experienced no highway noise at all. We have stayed at various places in Nanaimo but it was worth the drive to Parksville. Way better value and quality of room

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

Thank-you for your sharing your thoughts about the Arbutus Grove Motel. We do get a lot of guests coming from Nanaimo because of the comfort and value we provide. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Till then all the best to you and your family. More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I travelled to Parksville for a combo business/tourism weekend. We chose Artubus for the price and were very pleased with the value. Management is very accommodating and friendly. Room is clean and tidy. Location is great close to everything Parksville.

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

Our moto is MAXIMUM COMFORT AND VALUE. It was great to hear that you received that and had an excellent stay at the Arbutus Grove Motel. We hope to welcome you back soon. Till then ALL THE BEST! More 

Richmond, Canada
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Good central location just south of Parksville strip. Large quiet rooms, Large TV by hotel standards, fully equipped kitchenette. I would stay here again and recommend it for any type of family group. Staff were friendly and helpful. There is a restaurant and a coffee shop directly across the road. This not the Pool and Spa resort more the Mom... More 

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

It was great to hear that you had an excellent experience with us at the Arbutus Grove Motel here in beautiful Parksville. So happy to hear you enjoyed our large flat screen high definition TV's and our fully equipped kitchenette. Also happy to hear you will recommend us to your family and friends. Hope to see you again. Till then... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $94 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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