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Painted Boat Resort

8.9 | Very Good
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Waterfront property with an on-site spa, pool, marina and restaurant

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed
  • Many reviewers praised the services at the on-site spa
  • Several guests enjoyed the outdoor pool area
  • The staff were complimented by several guests for their friendly service
  • A few reviewers described pleasant water views from their villas
Cons
  • The on-site restaurant is open during summer months only
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 13, 2013
Overview
Well suited for guests looking for waterfront property in Madeira Park, this hotel has an on-site marina and offers self-contained villa-style accommodations. 

This property is smoke free and all villas include a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, cookware and dishes, a living room with a sofabed, a separate shower and a soaker tub, a furnished balcony or patio and a BBQ. 

Free parking is available on site and dogs are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $25 per night (limit of two dogs per room).

The on-site restaurant is open seasonally (May to October) and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Room service breakfast baskets are available for an additional fee.

The on-site spa offers facials, body treatments, massage, hot stone treatments, manicures and pedicures and waxing. Other on-site amenities include a marina, an outdoor pool, two outdoor hot tubs, a fitness centre, wedding services and a business centre.

The Pender Harbour Water Aerodrome is about a 7-minute walk away. The Garden Bay Provincial Park and the Pender Harbour Golf Course are both about a 10-minute drive away. The Earls Cove - Saltery Bay Ferry is 22 minutes away by car, while the Powell River Airport (YPW) is about a 2-hour drive away (including ferry travel). (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with their stay at this resort. One guest said, "This is the perfect getaway place for a short weekend away from home or travelling with your family and want to have the independence to cook your own meals."

Many guests described their rooms as well appointed with modern furnishings and one reviewer said that her rooms were luxurious. Some other reviewers added that their rooms were clean, generally comfortable, well equipped, spacious and quiet. A few reviewers described beautiful views of the water from the villas and one guest said that "the setting is jaw dropping stunning".

Many guests enjoyed pleasant and relaxing services at the on-site spa, while several reviewers liked the on-site pool and hot tub area.

Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and helpful service.

A few guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant.

A couple of reviewers found the hotel well located for accessing the waterfront, while a few guests said that they enjoyed kayaking directly from the property.
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The Bad
There were no common concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Guests considering this property should note that the on-site restaurant is open during the summer months only.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.8 out of 5, with 100% of 13 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #1 out of 3 hotels in Madeira Park, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 87 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.9
Very Good
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hotels in Madeira Park

Rated 8.9/10 based on 205 reviews

Ranked #1 out of 1 hotels in Madeira Park

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Map Marker Painted Boat Resort
12849 Lagoon Road, Madeira Park, BC