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    Ocean Sands Resort

    1165 Resort Dr, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E2, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
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    • Average4%
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    Travelers talk about
    “pool view” (8 reviews)
    “the managers” (20 reviews)
    “beach toys” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed February 24, 2017

    Booked to be on the beach and looking out the suite window at the beach was fabulous. Gas fireplace was nice too. Other then that found needing to sign a legal waiver at check in about following resort rules off putting. I am sure there...More

    Thank freshandfrosty
    Reviewed February 15, 2017

    The view from beach front rooms is superb, that's what we return to enjoy. The room was clean, the whole complex continuously upkept. The staff pleasant and accomodating. We will time our next visit with the cycles of the moon to get the most spectacular...More

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    1  Thank 35claire
    Reviewed January 25, 2017

    Booked the room through Expedia, I thought I booked the room with the 2 person tub but got a different room with a shower. Anyways, great front desk service and we took a complimentary DVD to watch and return at the end of our stay....More

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    Thank Krysfair
    Reviewed January 23, 2017

    We are already planning our next stay. The views are beautiful couldn't get any closer to the ocean. The rooms were great they had everything we needed. The office staff were great very helpful and knowledgeable of the area.

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    Thank 240leannal
    Reviewed January 23, 2017

    We have been visiting Ocean sands for over a decade. The accommodation, views, peaceful setting and service keeps us coming back. The price is right too. Miles of sandy beaches and fabulous walks in the woods await.

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    Beach Club Resort - Bellstar Hotels & Resorts
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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 )
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • $206 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Parksville
    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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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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    "We went to the pool at 8pm and you were out of pool towels."
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    "stayed in room 208, the condo was very clean and very well kept. the king bed was super comfortable."
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    "If thinking of BBQing, do it our the front door as the wind when tide is going in blows it straight inside!"
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    "We stayed waterfront room 215. Quiet and convenient water access."
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