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Seascape Waterfront Resort

7.2 | Good
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On Gowland Harbour, great staff, full kitchens, mixed room reviews

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests praised the hotel's friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • The hotel's location was described as relaxing and peaceful
  • Several reviewers were pleased with their well-equipped and spacious units
Cons
  • A few guests reported spotty Wi-Fi and challenging parking
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 21, 2014
Overview
Located on Gowland Harbour at the southern end of Quadra Island, Seascape Waterfront Resort is geared towards travellers who prefer self-contained cabins with extended kitchen amenities, a marina and easy access to the waterfront.

Each of the hotel's smoke-free cabins comes equipped with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, a balcony, a full kitchen, a dining area, a fireplace, a separate bedroom and a seating area with a sofabed. 

Hotel amenities include a marina, meeting space, a business centre, free canoe and kayak rentals, guest laundry, BBQ facilities and free parking. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible and dogs are permitted for $15 per pet, per day.

Quadra Island Ferry is roughly an 11-minute drive away, while Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park can be found 14 minutes away by car. Campbell River Common Shopping Centre is about a 42-minute drive from the hotel and Campbell River Airport (YBL) is a 52-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, dogs $15/pet/day, not wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: February 14, 2014)

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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, location and rooms.

Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as knowledgeable, accommodating, professional, friendly and helpful.

The hotel's location was praised by numerous reviewers, who described it as gorgeous, relaxing and peaceful.

Several lodgers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, spacious, quaint, well equipped and comfortable, with great views of Gowland Harbour. A few travellers criticized their lodging, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms.

Although several lodgers enjoyed their spacious and well-equipped rooms, a few guests were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported spotty Wi-Fi, dated decor, worn fixtures, steep stairs in the units, uncomfortable beds and parking that was located far from the accommodations.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #2 of 4 Quadra Island hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 53 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 6.6 out of 10 from 5 reviews.

The author called the hotel on February 14, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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