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Houston, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The room was clean, and the front staff was friendly. I had a standard king size room. Unfortunately the put me in 104. Under the stairs next to the ice machine. Very noisy at 11pm of Friday night. There is air conditioning in the room, but it is not automatic, so it was either too cold (if on) or too...

Thank Care0665
BobCrosbie, Owner at The Driftwood Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review; 104 is near the ice machine unfortunately but I am afraid that is unavoidable. There is an auto setting on the air conditioning; it actually is very quiet and efficient.

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

it's a motel along side the road. the beach in front is beautiful. our room was off the parking lot. there was a mosquito flying around our room, the AC was so loud we couldn't sleep with it on and it was very hot in the room. the room could have been cleaner, there were yucky spots on the wall...

Thank cindyhart
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It was a very cold 15' wet and windy afternoon when we checked in - not normal mid July weather. After just finishing a 9 day kayaking trip a few hours earlier we needed a hot shower and a good meal. We got both. Friendly check in, room was comfortable, and the restaurant attached without having to go outside in...

Thank Craig N
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My daughter + i stayed in a room with a kitchen overlooking the ocean. Had everything e needed, 2 burners to cook on, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, pots, pans, dishes, cutlery! Nice big tv, air conditioner, alarm clock, free wifi if you want. I slept in the most comfortable bed and enjoyed sitting on the balcony watching the waves roll...

1Thank Donna J
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Stayed in the family suite with sea view for our girl’s spa weekend. Room was a nice size, the kitchenette was stocked and more than functional, the beds were comfortable and the sea view wonderful. Front desk staff were super friendly. I would stay here again.

Thank S_O_Drinnan
Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and chose an oceanfront room as we have 2 young kids (ages 2 & 4) and wanted a separated bedroom so we could put the kids to bed easily. The setup worked out great as the bedroom had a small window and curtain which made the room quite dim by 8pm. We were able...

Thank Norebear
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Clean rooms, however the decor, and finish is quite dated, A/C unit was noisy, the linens appeared quite old and worn, and it's probably time for new mattresses. The counter-tops in the bathroom are showing their age as is the carpet in the rooms. The prices are reasonable, but with what they charge it should allow for some updating.

Thank Will M
Port Moody, Canada
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The rooms are super spacious and extremely clean. The restaurant has amazing food and drinks with a view to die for. It is dog friendly and very accommodating. Walking distance to all amenities, and the view from the ocean front rooms is incredible. Would stay there every time we visit the sunshine coast.

Thank Robyn C
BobCrosbie, Owner at The Driftwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us! Delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Good place, great location, great people, great view. You will be comfortable here...and close to everything Sechelt has to offer...including great food - right on site! Then, head down to the beach for a stroll! Good times!

Thank Dennis M
BobCrosbie, Owner at The Driftwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to express your appreciation.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Sechelt is an old First Nations (Aboriginal peoples) village that is now one of the two main towns on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. Indeed, the Sechelt Indian Band community is a couple of city blocks south of the Driftwood Inn. The town is on the shores of the Georgia Strait, the body of water that separates Lower Mainland...

Thank Zahid M
BobCrosbie, Owner at The Driftwood Inn, responded to this review

Thanks of taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. Due to the hotter summers we installed the air-conditioning a couple of years ago; the units in the standard rooms are noisier than those in the Kings and waterfronts but were the models recommended. They do provide comfort that was missing after all the trees around us were removed!

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Driftwood Inn is centrally located in Sechelt, the heart of the Sunshine Coast. We are on the waterfront only a few feet away from the beach. We offer a variety of rooms including standard doubles and king rooms plus waterfront rooms and suites. Our restaurant named Pebbles serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and specializes in west coast cuisine. We also have a meeting/function room that can seat up to 55 persons. We are close to shopping, banks and many recreational activities in the region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Driftwood Inn

Address: 5454 Trail Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Sunshine Coast > Sechelt
Price Range: $164 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Driftwood Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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“there are only two oceanfront rooms so book ahead!! well worth it!”
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