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Vermilion, Canada
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Our stay at Arbutus Grove was excellent. A great place for two couples or a family to stay. Full kitchen and a bedroom! Great value. The owner was very welcoming and suggested some wonderful restaurants.

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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

the service I received from the woman managing the motel was great. Very friendly, indeed. I would stay there again. The pricing was good too. Very clean, comfortable, wifi was not too bad either. Recommend to stay there.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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60 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

An overnight stay during a family reunion South of Parksville and the only motel with a vagancy scared me to tell the truth. HOWEVER, the previous reviews prompted me to make a reservation and I am so glad I did. We checked in just after 3 pm to find a comfortable temperature in the room with two well made beds,... More 

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Sherwood Park
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We had a two night stay at this Motel. It is a 10 Unit Motel on the highway just outside Parksville. There were no issues with traffic noise during our stay. The rooms have been renovated and are impressively clean and comfortable. We had a unit with a full kitchen which worked well for us. The regular rooms have a... More 

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2 Thank jsallan
Victoria, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The owners of this motel were very friendly and the motel was extremely clean and well appointed. Even the bed was comfy. We were pleasantly surprised and considering the price it was the best value I've seen in a long while. We will definitely stay there again.

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1 Thank girlexplorer2015
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We loved this Little hotel! Dog friendly with lots of grassy spaces them and us. Even picnic tables for outdoor lunches! The staff were very friendly and super accommodating! Great location near hwy access. Less then 5 minutes from downtown Parksville and right across from an Island Park/ Beach!

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4 Thank Derek J
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for your excellent review of the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Colville
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We travel to Vancouver Island every year fishing and found this hotel on our way through last year. It is very clean and the managers are the nicest and most accommodating people we have ever encountered. We have and full size pickup and large boat so we needed someplace to park our boat and the ability to plug in a... More 

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2 Thank Bridgette M
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for taking the time to write your excellent review of our little motel. Our staff really appreciates the feedback. Hope you stay with us again soon next time you go fishing! More 

Seattle, Wa
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47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Pro’s: • Pleasant and accommodating Motel staff • Location was on the outskirts of town, which was fine with us. Quiet. Minimal traffic. • Room was clean and aesthetically very nice • Bed was not overly firm or overly soft • Very good shower pressure • Microwave, Fridge, Coffee maker • WIFI service was provided, and reliable Con’s: • None... More 

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2 Thank twiles
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for the great review you wrote about the Arbutus Grove Motel. We aren't an expensive resort but so glad you liked all that we had to offer at a reasonable price. We work hard to make your stay with us a pleasant experience. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The motel had great parking, fridge, coffee maker.., the bed was comfortable, the fridge was cold. They gave us ice and helped us freeze out 4 litter jug filled with water for our cooler. Gave us extra bag of caffeinated coffe instead of a decaf. Just very helpful. Close to rathtrevor beach which is beautiful. It's fairly quiet despite being... More 

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2 Thank Erin M
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for the great review about the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. So great to hear that you will stay with us again. We work hard to hear those words. See you soon! More 

Parksville, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Our family (parents with 3 kids) spent 4 nights in Arbutus Grove Motel, and level of services and care were unsurpassable, the best we ever met yet. The room is quite big, with mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker, beds are very comfortable, bathroom new and spotless clean - the fixtures are shining! And it smell good.... But the most... More 

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Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you for this excellent review of our little motel. We are so glad for people like you to take the time to let us know all our hard work is appreciated. We do all we can to make your stay the best possible and at the most reasonable price. Please come back and stay with us again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy single story motel conveniently located on the south end of Parksville across from the Heritage Center Mall. All rooms have large flat screen TV's, coffee, microwaves, fridges, high speed internet, very comfortable beds, very quiet, close to the beach, across from restaurant, Serious Coffee, laundry mat. Lots of free parking, room for RV's. We are environmentally responsible with the newest most efficient heating and air conditioning, we also have efficient water usage without compromising the comfort of our guests. We are small dog friendly and have some kitchenettes available. We are maximum comfort and value and know you will be impressed. We receive daily compliments on our motel and work hard to make your stay everything you could want. We have just became wireless so bring your I pads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbutus Grove Motel

Address: 1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range: $70 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only about 12 rooms, some double, three beds and kitchenettes”
 of 5 bubbles 653scottl, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a fridge and stove- might be useful if on a longer holiday.”
 of 5 bubbles stuarte178, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground level so they are easy access for disabled travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles 914miker, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Just a great basic pleasant place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles 458daven, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“They're all in a line, it's a motel that's single story. In the future I would ask that there be no children in the next room. Just saying”
 of 5 bubbles DADIG, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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