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Reviewed 9 February 2015

This hotel has an advantage of a central location. An easy walk into Ganges to browse the galleries and interesting shops. The annex is fine. The second floor gave me a lovely view to the harbour and the fire place made it cosy for the rainy weather spells. Be warned you carry your luggage up stairs. It seems like road...

2Thank Shelagh944
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

This hotel is beautiful. The farm land it is on is remarkable! The staff for the hotel are so friendly and helpful. We will be staying here next time we come back. Hopefully you get to meet Nina and John

1Thank Westvanlady
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Remember back 25 years ago? When rooms only had two outlets? When central heating resulted in either hot or cool rooms (never warm)? When showers would turn cold in an instant, then as you bent down to adjust the temperature you'd get scalded? When hotel towels were paper-thin? Well you don't have to remember, just book into the Harbour House....

2Thank Josh C
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Great location and good views of the harbour Very well located, the King de luxe room was good and especially good value at the winter rate. The regular room are adequate but somewhat outdated and no privacy from the "balcony". The breakfast in the restaurant was exceptionally good. Loved the Farm property. Nice touch to have morning coffee and tea...

Thank Vonne77
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Central location, yet peaceful. Walk to town. I arrived late, left early, and so took a viewless room on second floor in the back with low expectations. But wow. High ceilings, all wood, huge room, and though it looks out on the parking lot, the high windows are full of sky. At 7 am checkout there was GOOD coffee to...

Thank mingbai
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 7 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The wonderful view of the harbour and the ability to sit outside to overlook it in the morning made up for the outdated, but very clean, room.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 3 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

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: ₹ 3,690 - ₹ 9,796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbour House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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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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