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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a room over looking the Harbour, which had a great view. The room was a good size with a fireplace. The TV was on the small size and sitting on the dresser rather than wall mounted, not ideal, but okay. Bathroom was a good size, tub a bit smaller There also was a mini fridge in the room....

Thank 2peastrekking
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2017

When we told friends we were staying on Salt Spring Island, we were told to stay here. It was obviously once a wonderful hotel that gave travellers and excellent experience. Unfortunately, it is now a sad, beaten up accommodation with no money offered for repairs or maintenance. When I called to make a booking I was assured that the room...

1Thank jack265
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed for 2 nights. The room was okay. It was clean enough, but room service didn't clean our room, make the bed or replace any of the supplies (soap, coffee or towels). Fair enough. I guess they didn't want a tip.

Thank hellemm2017
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This is a down-and-out hotel in a decent location. There was no air conditioning in our room. The window had no screen so we took our chances on a bug free night to cool down the room. The promised garden walk is a complete bust. There is no restaurant but the pub across the street was fantastic.

Thank Froosh
Comox, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Booked a two nite stay with a coupon, decided to pay an extra 30$ a nite and got the upgrade. Very happy we did. It was a lovely large honeymoon suite with a corner jetted tub for two. We also had a cozy ocean view deck with a gas fireplace although we never used it. As the restaurant was closed...

Thank debbiegal
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2016

While the room was good and the reception staff super, a closed restaurant and no-protein continental breakfast were real negatives, disappointing. The receptionist was very friendly and incredibly helpful (super recommendations for dinner). While the front stairs to the entrance, and then the stairs up to the room were daunting with luggage, apparently there is a rear entrance without stairs....

Thank Don L
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We booked an island daily deal to stay here and were very disappointed. The restaurant was closed, the hotel entrance had a big leak in the ceiling water all over the floor and a bucket, our room was musty and the bathroom had silverfish in it. I would also not recommend this hotel to anyone with limited mobility. It is...

1Thank Brambiebear
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We booked this hotel (motel) thru Island Daily Deals $149 plus tax. It sounded like a great deal until we arrived at the tired, run down accommodation. It was a wet weekend and we should have known by the water dripping into the bucket in foyer this tired hotel had gone years without any $$$ being reinvested. The room my...

Thank Mandy W
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have stayed at this hotel twice, once in 2015 and once earlier this year. Last year we had a small room overlooking the harbour, we stayed 2 nights, we both had very sore backs both morning we rose, the bed was worn out. We had a really nice breakfast the first year and friends who live on the Island...

Thank 42Jill
Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We found out after booking our stay that the restaurant was closed. In fact when we arrived it seemed that most of the hotel was on shut down. My husband called the front desk to get the password for the WiFi and was told that if he had any further questions to look in the binder that is in our...

Thank kimrb007

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant & Organic Farm offers year round accommodation, dining and entertainment 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. Emanating a warm and relaxing atmosphere, along with a friendly team of outgoing and helpful staff members. Most guestrooms offer harbour views of stunning Gulf Island sunrises with fireplaces, patios or large balconies. The deluxe rooms also feature large soaker baths and King size beds. The full service restaurant & lounge offers great views of the marina with a garden patio and live local music weekly. The menu showcases locally grown gourmet food, local craft beer and an extensive wine list in a casual dining environment. We are proud of our on-site Organic Farm, where produce and ingredients are grown and included in the Chef's menu daily. Free tours of the Organic Farm are available. Wedding, banquet and conference facilities are available for up to 160 guests. Enjoy spa services and the on-site yoga studio. 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: ₹ 3,687 - ₹ 9,787 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No more than 2 people to a room. Front rooms have balconies.”
  • Despite the lack of comfort, the setting was phenomenal.
  • Our broken TV
 of 5 bubbles jack265, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No comment.”
 of 5 bubbles hellemm2017, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles 242czp, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The only thing I can add here is that rooms in the annex on the ground floor are arguably the best of a very bad lot.”
 of 5 bubbles oolichan, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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