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Ocean Trails Resort

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Located on the bluff above world-famous Rathtrevor Beach, Ocean Trails Resort is an affordable, family friendly property consisting of bright, modern, one, two and three bedroom condominiums. Condos have fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, cosy duvets, and a washer/dryer in every unit! We offer a seasonal outdoor pool, year round hot tub and tennis court,pickle ball,recreation area with complimentary BBQ area, sand volleyball, bocce, horseshoes, children's playground, complimentary internet in all units as well as WIFI onsite and unlimited access to Jim's Gym.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Electric vehicle charging station
Heated pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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This was a family reunion to visit my mom who lives in Qualicum Beach. We rented a one bedroom and a two bedroom unit and each had all the amenities of a small condo. We had two dinner parties and had enough dishes and cutlery for everyone. The beach is a very short walk but it
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Response from Lynne F, Business Manager at Ocean Trails Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind words, we are glad the reunion was a success. We hope to see you again soon.
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I have spent 4 months at Ocean Trails. Paying full price for a 2 bedroom unit. I would never stay here again!!! Lived at Pacific Shores for almost 5 years... thought that was bad enough! Came here and found it was much worse!! This beautiful area is so fabulous but... there are
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Last week my sister, nephew and I spent two nights at Ocean Trails Resort, and we just loved it. The three-bedroom apartment we stayed in (Unit 54) was spacious, super clean, homey and had updated decor. This resort is casual and affordable, rather than stuffy like some nearby
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Response from StayatOTR, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Trails Resort
Responded Nov 14, 2018
It is our goal at Ocean Trails to provide great value, while still offering a clean and well-maintained property just minutes from our local beaches. We are indeed just a short walk from the Black Goose pub, the beach, places to get ice-cream, in short, all those things that make vacationing in Parksville so special. Thank you for your excellent TripAdvisor review. We value your comments and would love for you to come and see us again.
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We spent a week on Vancouver island, doing day hikes and staying at Ocean Trails. Staff were kind and helpful, the room was perfect for us as we could do a little laundry, dry out some clothes, make our own dinners, and so on. The central location meant we could experience a
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Response from StayatOTR, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Trails Resort
Responded Oct 2, 2018
Our proximity to Rathtrevor Beach is excellent – we are happy you took full advantage of our location here at Ocean Trails. We love the protection and shade our wooded lot gives us, and we’re pleased to hear you share our appreciation of it. It is wonderful to hear your family enjoyed their time on Vancouver Island and here at Ocean Trails. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Spent a week here with our children and grandchildren in July. Nice 3 bedroom unit containing everything we needed. Granddaughter loved the pool and the adults had fun on the tennis/pickle ball court. Made great use of Rathtrevor Beach just a short walk from the facility.
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Response from StayatOTR, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Trails Resort
Responded Sep 12, 2018
We’re happy to hear you could spend some valuable time with your family here at Ocean Trails! It’s true, here at Ocean Trails we have a hard court, acres of lawn and treed areas, as well as a hot tub and pool – so there’s space to really enjoy the great outdoors. The worry-free vibe you felt here is the result of all our team members working diligently so that you don’t have to. You’ve really said it best, we love families at Ocean Trails and we’d love to see yours for another visit!
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Hello and thank you for your inquiry. We are planning on starting the construction in September 2018 with a completion date set for late spring 2019. During this time we will not have a hot tub for guest use on site. If you have any additional questions please feel free to call our office toll free at 1-888-248-6212. Thank you.
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Ocean Trails Resort does indeed have 3 bedroom units.
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How do you get to the beach?! Thanks ;)
Ocean Trails Resort is located within steps of stunning and renowned Rathtrevor Beach with its expansive 5 kilometers of sandy beach. There is a wooden switch back ramp from the corner of our property that takes you down the bluff to the beach.
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Would like to know if any of the 1 bedrooms are on upper floor with view of beach/water
Hello, All of our units are in a park like setting and do not have beach views.
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While we are definitely warmer than most of Canada during those months, and have the mildest winters in the country, You can expect January to be wet with precipitation lightening up in February and March. Certainly lots of time to get out and go for strolls through the community, or on the beach. There are many excellent places you can go for this information, but we'd recommend the City of Parksville website for the most condensed and useful information.
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"If you have mobility issues the walk to the beach may be difficult."
"Ask for an updated suite, some are still very outdated - privately owned units."
"Ask for an upstairs (and end) unit."
"Although the management won't assign a room prior to checking in, try to get an upper floor to avoid noise."
"The rooms have large, comfortable beds. There is also a pullout sofa bed in the living room in case children are traveling along"
$122 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ocean trails hotel parksville
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandParksville
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