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Sea Raven Motel

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Waldheim, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Quality accommodation with spectacular views. Centrally located to the heart of Queen Charlotte business district. This is a well-maintained motel offering comfortable lodging and modest pricing in a picturesque setting in Haida Gwaii. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I would certainly stay here again and would highly recommend this motel.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Stayed two nights here while I was up in Queen Charlotte City for about a half day of work. The rooms are small but comfortable and the staff the run the motel are really nice and helpful. The motel is situated just across from the water so there are great views from a few of the rooms. The beds are...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Dated. Room smelled musty if windows closed. Kitchenette very basic, with old single burner hot plate and microwave. Fridge was dripping water, sink slowly drains. Bathroom hook installed upside down, so towel/clothes fall off. For added enjoyment spiders and cobwebs. On the positive - friendly staff, fresh towels and beds made daily.

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for staying with us. I apologize about the inconvience. We bought this place recently and still renovating. We are slowly trying to get rid of that musty smell by changing the carpet and renovating. The fridge was dripping water because the door was not close well. We change the fridge and fix the sink. Sorry about the...

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This motel is located close to two decent restaurants and is quiet, clean and affordable. Ask for a room in back away from the main road. The bed was decent, the shower and bathroom adequate. Certainly fine for a stop for one night or two, but no more.

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for staying with us. I hope you enjoyed the island. Thank you for the comment. Have a great day :)

Coldstream, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stayed here Monday to Saturday with a tour group. Room 118 was OK, but in addition to the partial bathroom reno, the kitchen is due for an update — all of it! The new, small flat screen TV is plenty good enough; most people don't go to Haida Gwaii to watch TV. What also needs updating are all the...

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for staying with us. I apologize about the inconvience. We bought this place around 1 year ago and still renovating buildings. We will try to make the light brigter. That was new information for the water pressure! Thank you. We will ask our village office to make the pressure better. We didn't know about the additional balcony...

Cottonwood, Arizona
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We visited Haida Gwaii to celebrate our anniversary. We received a tip to ask for a harbour view room, which we did. It had a cute lttle balcony overlooking the gorgeous scenery. The room was perfectly adequate with all amenities and clean too. We especially enjoyed the boxes of flowers everywhere; the scent of sweet peas was lovely. Also included...

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for staying with us. I'm glad that you enjoyed the island and flowers. We are so happy since lots of people like those sweet peas. Our Oceanview room is always popular. :) I will look forward to see you again. Thank you and have a great day.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Sea Raven for our last night on Haida Gwaii, we wanted a good night's rest before our ferry back to the mainland. The motel delivered. We had the family room, 1 double bed, and 2 singles. It was nice and spacious. Most of all, it was clean. The sheets were fresh, the bathroom was nicely cleaned,...

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for staying with us. I'm glad that you flet nice and clean. I aplogize about the smell. We will try to get rid of it. We bought this place around 1 year ago and still renovating buildings. Also, if you have a hard time coming in to the parking spot that is located behide the office, you...

Ontario Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights while visiting Haida Gwaii. It was a lovely respite from our busy schedule! We asked for an 'ocean view' room.....it was great, overlooking the sea from a very nice balcony. The room itself was well equipped with a small fridge and microwave. It was clean and user friendly. Queen Charlotte City is at about...

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. I am glad you enjoyed Haida Gwaii. :) I hope we can see you again. Haawa! (Thank you!)

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I was traveling with my friends during the holidays. I visited here before but it is now under the new management and so it was much cleaner. It was quite as well. We had a room with an excellent ocean view!!

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Yes! We are renovating rooms and try to make rooms clean. I am glad you liked our 'Oceanview Room'. Please visit our motel with your friends again! :)

maryland
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I would possibly go a two here but the overall room was clean and large The bathroom was very clean and again overall no issue Internet was extremely slow and almost not usable unless you sat in the restaurant next store My low score was due to a weird smell in my ocean view room. Not sure it was a...

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SeaRavenManager, Manager at Sea Raven Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. :) I apologize about the smell. We will consider it and let our housekeeper know about it. Thank you for the comment. For the internet, the islands still trying to get faster internet. I heard we can bet much faster internet for this summer. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Additional Information about Sea Raven Motel

Address: 3301 Oceanview Dr. | Box 519, Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia V0T 1S0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) > Graham Island > Queen Charlotte City
Price Range: $46 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
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“Rooms on south side offer spectacular views.”
daluguy, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only the kitchenettes have microwaves”
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“Request a room in the back away from the main road.”
fayo400, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms located over the reception/office are the best.”
TheOldRailfan, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the bay.”
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