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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

i am glad i found this little escape where I stay when i am visiting my daughter's who are in private school in Brentwood, Mill Bay, B.C. I can be totally independent or use all of the luxuries of the hotel. very friendly, very accommodating and very safe and quiet!! There are barking sea lions but seriously compared to the...

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Telkwa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival for our great girls night out Told no restaurant anymore No hot tub in our room Sure overlooks marina but no deck to stand on Had sliding doors open to hear the amazing sea lions had to close them idiots smoking came sraight up and in all around recommendation stay somewhere else

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west kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Booked in at the last minute and glad we did. A little concerned when we were handed ear plugs at check in as apparently the sea lions enjoy visiting this time of year,but they really were no bother. The room was well equipped and very comfortable. We had dinner at the restaurant and it was fabulous. I wouldn't hesitate to...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was my first stay in Cowichan Bay while on business. I was pleasantly surprised how nice the hotel was. The location is amazing with fantastic views of the marina and across the water to Maple Bay and Saltspring Island. The rooms are really suites with separate bedrooms and my colleague had a full kitchen as well. The decor is...

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1Thank Northern Poet
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A great bay side hotel with an excellent view when we were there. Comfortable rooms with elevators. Rooms had good beds, dining area with table, fridge and microwave. Good relatively quiet area ovr looking marina.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad my client recommended I stay here. The views are amazing: a beautiful view of the bay and sunset upstairs in the restaurant and from your room. The staff welcome stands out: everyone is friendly, smiling and helpful. Dinner at the restaurant upstairs was delightful. I highly recommend you stay there when you're in Cowichan Bay.

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The view from the room was stellar, the bed comfortable and it was quiet. However, it was one of the least appointed rooms I have ever stayed in. It has the ambiance and feel of a 1970s dorm room. There are no "luxuries" like art work on the wall, pillows on the couch, kettle in the kitchenette, or clock anywhere....

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Comox, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I have stayed at this hotel twice. The first time about 7 years ago was literally sketchy and this time, they have only tried to put lipstick on a pig. Some rooms have been renovated, to the bare minimum quality. We stayed in the high end two bedroom suite on the 5th floor and for the price, were very dissapointed....

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Even though this hotel was a bit over what we had for a nightly budget, we decided to give it a try. We were greeted at the front desk by a very friendly young lady who told us she had one king room left, but it needed to still be cleaned. We decided to wait for the room in the...

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Robert G, Director of Sales at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

rvod, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. Thanks again. Rob G.

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I stay at this hotel frequently over the past 4 years- up to 2 weeks in a span. I love the friendly and helpful staff. This will always keep me coming back. The Reno have spruced up the rooms nicely but it's an 80s hotel... DO NOT expect AC - they don't have it and I have only really missed...

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Robert G, Director of Sales at Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, responded to this review

Cheryl R, Thank you for your comments, our staff try very hard to maintain the level of service that our guests expect, but some times we fall a little short. I hope that you give them another chance to show you our true colours! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. Thanks again,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay is idyllically nestled in the heart of Cowichan Valley, situated between Victoria and Nanaimo. The seaside village of Cowichan Bay - with its eclectic collection of shops and restaurants situated amongst the wharves, sail boats, fishing boats and floating homes - is one of the most picturesque locations on Vancouver Island. Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay offers 56 spacious Oceanfront suites - each equipped with a master bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette as well as a comfortable living and dining area. Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, romantic getaway, family vacation or a special wedding destination, Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay can deliver in comfort and style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay

Address: 1681 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R-1N0, Canada (Formerly Oceanfront Grand Resort & Marina)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cowichan Bay
Price Range: $149 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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Oceanfront Suites At Cowichan Bay Hotel Cowichan Bay
Oceanfront Grand Resort Marina
Oceanfront Grand Hotel Marina
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“no need all rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles H6107JRlouiseb, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Suggest high floor away from swimming pool side of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Northern Poet, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles johnrowse, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“stay somewhere else - not worth the exorbinant prices”
 of 5 bubbles DanaH715, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't know if there is a bad room, and the port hole kitchen windows are awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles rvod, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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