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    Ocean Sands Resort

    1165 Resort Dr, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E2, Canada
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$256
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good27%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “the managers” (20 reviews)
          “pool view” (7 reviews)
          “beach toys” (11 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          i Booked a two bedroom suite pool view for one night since we were participating in the 5K Foam Fest Saturday June 10th. On Thursday I received a phone call from the Hotel management asking if we had any problems with doing stairs since their...More

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          Thank missfitVictoria
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We had 21 of us booked there for a week-end get together. Then 3 had to cancel at the last minute. Then 2 more needed a room at the last minute. Darcy and Kirsty bent over backwards to make this all work. They are truly...More

          Thank Judy R
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          First time we stayed at this resort, and we generally stay in Parksville as a central location. We were very pleased with accomodation, just off the beach an very large and very comfortable. The management was excellent with help and information and pleasantly friendly. We...More

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          Thank alexanderkU3682AI
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          View to die for from our unit. Ver looked the bay, loved watching the tied go in and out.Only issue was elevator wasn't working but staff did haul bags up for us. Everyone on staff were welcoming and helpful. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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          Thank jimfick2001
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Beautiful home like rooms, heated pool and hot tub, beach access, grass field, and a playground. An amazing place for a weekend or week long get away! Walking distance to the beach and a short drive to town.

          Thank Blaine S
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          1,227 reviews
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          Oceanside Village Resort
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$93 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Spa Hotel in Parksville
          • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
          • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 24
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Canada >
          • British Columbia >
          • Vancouver Island >
          • Parksville
          • Also Known As
          • Ocean Sands Hotel Parksville ,
          • Ocean Sands Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island
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          Traveller (98)
          Room & Suite (170)
          Pool & Beach (33)
          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (63)
          Bathroom (1)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Fariba K
          Which floor 1 bedroom condos located? Can we choose which floor we want to be( lower or upper floor)?
          21 February 2017|
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          Response from Martina C | Reviewed this property |
          You should be able to depending on availability. We were on the main floor in a 2 bed facing the pool. No one was above us so we heard nothing.
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          Eunice K
          Is it possible to do clamming on the beach outside the resort?
          5 October 2016|
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          Response from Jimmy K | Reviewed this property |
          We saw many live clams partially protruding from the sand.
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          104jobell
          Are there grocery & food stores nearby, as we have no car. Choosing not to drive on the wrong side of the road! Is there a shuttle from the Nanaimo ferry? Bus?
          4 April 2016|
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          Response from deganwy | Reviewed this property |
          no grocery stores within walking distance. No shuttle that we know of. Ocean sands is approx 20 min drive from ferry terminal. As ex Brits, we had no difficulty with the driving on the other side of the road. you might want... More
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          "Ocean view is a must, you won't regret it."
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          "The suites with the ocean view are lovely and quiet. The ground floor units by the pool are perfect families."
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          "ocean view"
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          "Rooms were clean and situated on a lovely piece of property. People that managed property were very friendly..."
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