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Arbutus Cove Guesthouse

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Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had the most amazing time!!! We brought our 2 small children and stayed in the dockside cottage. It was cozy, incredibly clean and affordable. The view is beautiful and the king bed is so comfortable. We had such a wonderful time and our host Kathy was such a pleasure to deal with. She really made us feel welcomed!! We...

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Vancouver
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We stayed at the Dockside Cottage for 2 nights while day-hiking into some of the beaches along the Juan de Fuca trail. We liked that it was a few minutes away from Sooke which meant it was convenient to everything but still removed enough that it was very peaceful, private and quiet. Kathy was very hospitable and helpful. The cottage...

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Catherine! Thank you for the great review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the quiet surroundings of Dockside Cottage. Indeed, please bring your bikes and ride the trail on your next visit!

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed January 10, 2017

GF and I stayed at the dockside cottage for 4 nights. The cottage was impeccably clean and had almost all the amenities that one would need to cook at "home" which is a huge plus for those that prefer to do so. The view from the cottage and deck was beautiful and the location is far enough away from everything...

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Frank! Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to have you stay in our cottage. Glad you were able to give your crab traps a try. Our cottages are an extension of our home and we do take pride in them - thank you for noticing! No need for air conditioning in the summer months. Dockside cottage...

Hamden, Connecticut
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This was the nicest B&B we stayed in on our recent trip to Vancouver Island. It's out of the way, but not that far from town. Kathy was a wonderful host, and very efficient. The room was spacious and the common areas were convenient but not so close to the room that noise was a problem (it helped that we...

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Abbotsford, Canada
Reviewed October 1, 2016

We stayed at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse early September 2016 for 2 nights on our Lochside and Galloping Goose Trail bike trip. The perfect location, comfortable, good size room. Nice common areas also. Attentive and friendly host with good advice on restaurants (a nice one within walking distance). Breakfasts were very good and food allergies were dealt with no problem. Nice...

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Lacombe, Canada
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. Private and quiet - the view is fabulous. The cabin has everything you might need - is private and cozy, but spacious. We picked up some food before we went and just enjoyed. Close to the Grey Goose trail if you like to walk - The private deck with hot tub...

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! Hope you will come and see us again!

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Great location combined with the superb host, Kathy, who provided great advice on restaurants and things to do. Breakfast was very complete with something different each morning. Lounge room and deck are very comfortable in size do you can really relax and enjoy your time away. Rooms and beds are very comfortable. Thank you Kathy for being a part of...

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! It was a pleasure to meet you and your son. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your days here and hope your trip on the circle route was a good one. Hope to see you in the future!

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed August 7, 2016

We just returned from a company fishing and golfing trip the past three days. We've stayed here for many years now and the experience is consistently good. The view is spectacular, a nice change from the bustle of suburbia. Staying here is very relaxing and the fishing is great. Personally, I've never left without a 20 pound salmon. It's important...

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Matt! Thank you for your review! As always, we really appreciate that your company chose us as your home base for your annual golfing/fishing getaway. You are a really good group of people! Indeed, that was a huge wind storm! See you next summer!

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We arrived here quite late at night as it is a bit out of town thus wanted to have dinner etc before settling in. Our host was a bit annoyed by out late ness but otherwise all was fine. Room was very spacious with great beds and perfect simple decor with outside door into large front porch. Host was not...

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for the review! I'm so glad that you liked your stay and were able to walk on the trail and enjoy all that we have to offer here. Unfortunately, we can barely keep our eyes open after 9pm, let alone 10:30pm - hence our check-in times are 4pm - 6pm. I'm sorry if my husband was grumpy....

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We loved our stay here and wish it had been longer than two nights. Kathy was helpful and accommodating, and she immediately understood the needs of a family traveling with a 3-year-old boy. He loved the trampoline! All three of us enjoyed breakfast. We could have sat on that deck for so many more hours. Spotted a bald eagle twice!

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kathy l, Owner at Arbutus Cove Guesthouse, responded to this review

Really glad you enjoyed your stay here Sabrina! Nate's cape is on it's way! Thank you for the review!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Arbutus Cove Guesthouse

Address: 3018 Manzer Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0C9, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Sooke
Number of rooms: 3
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Arbutus Cove Guesthouse Sooke, Vancouver Island
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“There is a large window in each room, but the rooms on the end (ours was #3) have a window on the side as well.”
warygary, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“The cabins have a great view and are nice and private”
QUEENIE54004, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“We'll look forward to staying here again next year”
Matt_JoAnn, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
“The Arbutus (the one we stayed in) was slightly smaller so the other one would be better for larger families.”
jenl972, Jan 17, 2016 | Read review
“We had one of two lower rooms by the hot tub. We woke up to a view of the cove and soaring eagles.”
LindaBTravels, Jun 23, 2015 | Read review
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