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    Ocean Sands Resort

    1165 Resort Dr, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E2, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
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    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
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    “pool view” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 510 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Very clean and well supplied with cooking supplies. Gas fireplace was already turned on so the unit was warm when we arrived. Easy access to the beach. Recycling practiced. Complementary movies if desired. Flexible check-in by prior arrangement. Extended heck out time could be arranged....More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I enjoyed our one night here in November. It was a rainy day so very nice to have a gas fireplace. The suite was quite large and included kitchen facilities. We looked over the water from the window and nearby there was...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Very nice and well maintained property with a great view of the ocean from the patio. All the amenities you need are supplied in the suite. Really comfortable accommodations- but the elevator down to the ocean view suites is a pain if you have lots...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a great time. Well equipped rooms and very clean and quiet. Perfect location. We will be back again for the 4th time. For those who have never been there before, it can be a bit confusing finding the entrance because google maps sends...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Gave the resort more than 24 hours notice of cancellation and was still charged. Was told the policy was 72 hours notification. Every other place has a 24 hour policy. Obviously the ownership is only interested in gouging their customers.More

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    Response from OceanSandsResort, Manager at Ocean Sands ResortResponded 2 days ago

    Ocean Sands Resort has made the decision to implement a $25 admin fee for cancellations made on ALL reservations up to 72 hours prior to check-in. If you cancel within the 72 hours, then you forfeit the entire reservation deposit. This decision was made to...More

    Coast Bastion Hotel
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $96 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Parksville
    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Parksville
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Parksville
    • Also Known As
    • Ocean Sands Hotel Parksville ,
    • Ocean Sands Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island
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    Traveler (100)
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    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (63)
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    Fariba K
    February 21, 2017|
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    Response from Martina C | Reviewed this property |
    You should be able to depending on availability. We were on the main floor in a 2 bed facing the pool. No one was above us so we heard nothing.
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    Eunice K
    October 5, 2016|
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    Response from Jimmy K | Reviewed this property |
    We saw many live clams partially protruding from the sand.
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    April 4, 2016|
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    Response from deganwy | Reviewed this property |
    no grocery stores within walking distance. No shuttle that we know of. Ocean sands is approx 20 min drive from ferry terminal. As ex Brits, we had no difficulty with the driving on the other side of the road. you might want... More
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    "28 feels like a high end hotel room but includes a well appointed kitchen. The tv is a good size, the carpets..."
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    "There are several one and two bedroom rooms, with ocean views"
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    "bring your own cutting board and knife if you hope to have wine and cheese on the patio. There is a small..."
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    "Ask for an ocean front apartment on the second or third floor as they provide even better views."
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