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Harbour House Hotel

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vancouver, BC
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This location is fantastic for a short stay on Salt Spring Island. So easy to get to town and either end of the island. The farm is lovely and the people working in the hotel and dinning room are excellent. Everyone went out of their way to accommodate us and our dog. The room has a fantastic view of the...

Thank smartgreg
Vanderhoof, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The wonderful view of the harbour and the ability to sit outside to overlook it in the morning made up for the outdated, but very clean, room. All staff were friendly and very helpful and accommodating when we had to make some changes. The dining experience was wonderful, and a tour of the garden very interesting, even in December.

Thank Louise B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Really poor dining experience with deceiving website. Chef no longer there and it shows. 70's motor hotel building really needing to be updated--the current interior decor is pretty sad. They should really just embrace the modern of the building and not 'home depot' it up. Fantastic ocean view otherwise

4Thank Bill S
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I was excited to have an overnight stay away from home in the hopes it would be more relaxing than home...what a disaster. The carpets are worn and dark, dank. The halls are dark and uninviting...the lighting in our standard room was cold, shadowy and severely insufficient. No light to do make-up in bathroom. The room was cold and the...

3Thank RoamingBuddha
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 December 2014

My second floor standard room in the main building was spacious and clean, but nothing to write home about. The windows overlooked an attached flat-roofed building, a parking lot, and the hillside where produce is grown. The wrinkly old carpet needed restretching, and the desk was a beat up old piece with several coats of paint and no chair. The...

2Thank Mary H
Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Stayed July 2014 whilst visiting family in the area. Room was basic & in need of update, both the furniture & decoration. On the other hand, the food in the restaurant is excellent & subject to a second review.

1Thank john_h_s_14
Langley, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2014

From Rebecha at check in to John in the restaurant, ALL the staff were warm and helpful! The food is AMAZING! They advertise from "farm to table" and they are NOT kidding!! You can walk thru the gardens, past the sheep to see what will be on your plate that day. We were lucky enough to be there for the...

2Thank Sandy S
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2014

I was able to take many walks in the area of the hotel. The village of Ganges is nearby and quaint with many local arts and crafts available. There are other trails nearby which make for a serene morning walk. You really have to walk out in the organic garden and spend some among the free range farm animals behind...

Thank Jonelle S
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The Harbour House Hotel overlooks the harbour in Ganges. Sunrise over the ocean is spectacular. View from the balcony (with gas fireplace) is awesome. Oversized bath tub was great. Bathroom shower very nice. Bed very comfortable. Easy 5 minute walk to shopping and very good coffee shops. Best part of our stay was the food in their restaurant their motto...

Thank fishbait1234
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The Harbour House Hotel is situated about a five minute walk from the center of Ganges. Almost all rooms have a view of the harbor which has absolutely glorious sunrises. The rooms are clean and our bed was comfortable. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I think one of the coolest things about the hotel is its farm and...

Thank Adventurer1979

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harbour House Hotel offers year round accommodation on Salt Spring Island. The hotel is located at the head of the Ganges Harbour, overlooking the Marina, just walking distance to the Ganges Village area. Most guestrooms offer harbour views of stunning Gulf Island sunrises with fireplaces, patios or large balconies. Pet friendly; non-smoking environment; free wireless internet & parking. Local activities include hiking, kayaking and whale watching. The Marina is located across the street where bike, scooter and car rentals are also available. The hotel has an Audubon Society 3 GreenLeaf Eco Rating and is a Certified Green Accommodation with the Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour House Hotel

Address: 121 Upper Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2S2, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Salt Spring Island
Price Range: $89 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant And Organic Farm
Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant & Organic Farm Hotel Salt Spring Island
Harbour Hotel Saltspring Island
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“Harbour Views are nice”
  • View from our sundeck
kathyandnigels, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No more than 2 people to a room. Front rooms have balconies.”
  • Despite the lack of comfort, the setting was phenomenal.
  • Our broken TV
jackwO7240AD, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No comment.”
hellemm2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book a corner room.”
debbiegal, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room that has no couch unless you have a dog, otherwise room is a little crowded”
242czp, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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US$71* /night
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