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1625 McDonald Rd, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4S5 Canada
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#5 of 15 hotels in Campbell River
Nestled on the pristine shores of Vancouver Island, Painter's Lodge offers world-class salmon fishing, breathtaking wildlife and scenery and full amenities. When you're not fighting a mighty salmon on the line, soak in the outdoor pool, refine your serve on the tennis courts, or watch marine life play as you tour the coastline on a Wildlife Adventure Tour. Connected by water taxi, guests enjoy all the amenities including new Aveda Spa at April Point Resort.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Game room
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Kids' meals
Vending machine
Evening entertainment
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Private balcony
VIP room facilities
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Like most, I was taken in with the reviews and the PR on this place. It costs a fortune so rather foolishly I thought it was indeed an upmarket place to stay. Oh how we laugh.. My room was very basic and very dated. I went to the bar and it looked and felt like a pub you'd find in a 70's logging town. And then we dined.. Unbelievably expensive the menu in the restaurant wouldn't be out of place in the West End. However, what was presented to us was truly awful. A cheap cut of steak and some veg - that oily smell you get with bad meat still lingers in my mind. After a few beers I began to ask a few questions with the bar staff. Unsurprisingly they are badly paid , poorly treated and their contempt for the place palpable. Ask a few questions on Quadra Island and you'll hear the same. Their website offers Shang Rila . Don't believe the hype..
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We had a two night stay here, to include a trip to go to see grizzly bears. Our room was in the main lodge with a superb view over Discovery Passage from a large balcony. The room had steps down to the sleeping area with a couple of chairs, wardrobe, desk and fridge upstairs. The bathroom was on the small side, but clean. Joe in Guest Services was fantastic, he couldn't do enough for us and was helpful to the extreme. This was much appreciated. Breakfast is available in the Legends restaurant and consists of choices from the buffet or the menu. The food was very good. However, the staff, even though they were friendly and helpful to the guests, seemed to be rather stressed and disorganised. It was difficult to find a clean table when you first went in. We also had dinner in the restaurant on one night. The food was 'nice' but not excellent and desserts were quite disappointing. The resort itself is quite a way from the town and there is not too much to do, but we had a good time there and would do a return visit - for a short time!
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Beautifully situated lodge. We had a wonderful cabin for a 3-night stay after management offered following complaint that previous room allocation had no dresser whatsoever. We would have been forced to live out of our suitcase.
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Response from NCHR_Management, General Manager at Painter's Lodge
Responded Oct 27, 2019
Hello Anton, We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay in our cabins. I agree that they are much more equipped for longer stays than some of our other rooms. We hope that you'll join us again next season! All the best, Painter's Lodge Management Team
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this property is amazing... everything from start to finish was great... a big shout out to Joe... he picked us up... drove us about and was a great help... breakfast was good.... views are amazing all said it is a great place
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Response from NCHR_Management, General Manager at Painter's Lodge
Responded Oct 23, 2019
Hello, Thank you for your kind words! We will be sure to pass along your praise for Joe! Painter's Lodge definitely would not be the same without him. We look forward to welcoming you back next season! All the best, Painter's Lodge Management Team
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Great service, beautiful location, menu acceptable but needs more variation between entrees. Great place to be close to nature. This is an old resort with lots of character and beautiful buildings. Some things need to be upgraded; the carpet in our room was very old and not clean. Everything in our suite was convenient and we were happy with the little extras.
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Response from NCHR_Management, General Manager at Painter's Lodge
Responded Oct 23, 2019
Hi Anne, So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Painter's Lodge. We love our rustic lodge as well. We very much hope that you will join us again next year! Sincerely, Painter's Lodge Management Team
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$114 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Painter's Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Painter's Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park (3.9 miles), The Museum at Campbell River (3.1 miles), and Elk Falls Provincial Park (3.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Painter's Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Painter's Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Painter's Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Painter's Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Foggdukkers Coffee, Ideal Cafe, and Anglers Dining.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Painter's Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Painter's Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Painter's Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Does Painter's Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Painter's Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.