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Ocean Sands Resort

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1165 Resort Dr, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E2 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews beach toys grassy area two bedroom unit outdoor pool close to town full kitchen low tide rathtrevor beach great family clams easy access to the beach enjoyed our stay mobility issues get away hot tub recommend this resort gas fireplace
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been guests at this property for over 20 years. It has been, and will continue to be our get-away destination. The ocean views are awesome and ever-changing and over-look one of the best beaches on the island and better than most we have...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Wayne29_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and quiet place to stay. Conveniently located. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. Close to town, the beach, restaurants etc. City of Nanaimo not far away with its host of services, shopping etc

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank davepD8932GU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always amazing from booking to checking in, to then checking out. Amazing service in this resort. I do frequent Parksville a few times a year. I have tried out a few different places but always end up going back to the Ocean Sands...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 346darrelll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked online but right from the moment we went thru the office door it was fun and enjoyable...the desk clerk was a hoot! He was upbeat, joking and informed on the property and its amenities.The room was nice...the bed was great and the fireplace was...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Philip K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For starters we were expected to pay in full upon check in, BEFORE even seeing the room. Secondly, we were told there was a $100 charge/per key, if they were lost (seemed steep). The view was spectacular and the deck was nice, but the room...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Wander39095669789
Response from OceanSandsResort, Front Office Manager at Ocean Sands ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thanks so much for your review. We'd like to take this opportunity to inform you and other readers how Ocean Sands Resort operates. Each unit is individually owned and our unit owners are in full control of furnishings, décor etc in their units...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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On the Beach
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Spa
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
,
Spa
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$102 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ocean Sands Hotel Parksville
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Ocean Sands Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
,
Spa
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$102 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ocean Sands Hotel Parksville
,
Ocean Sands Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
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Traveller (112)
Room & Suite (183)
Pool & Beach (33)
Dining (4)
Amenities (12)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Fariba K
February 21, 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
October 5, 2016|
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Response from JimmyK904 | Reviewed this property |
We saw many live clams partially protruding from the sand.
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104jobell
April 4, 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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Room Tips
"The ocean view units are worth every penny."
Wayne29_13
2 weeks ago
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"I do always try to stay in the Ocean View suites. They have a great variety to choose from."
346darrelll
2 weeks ago
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"King bed is the best!!! Patio is a must and the fireplace is absolutely necessary for the best stay."
2finefellows
4 weeks ago
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"One overlooking the ocean is nice!"
WendyV58
Dec. 5, 2018
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