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Ocean Sands Resort

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewspool viewthe managersbeach toysgrassy arearathtrevor beachfull kitchentide poolstwo bedroom suitelow tideeasy access to the beachgreat familyclose to townfamily vacationenjoyed our staymobility issuesrecommend this resorthot tub
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean Sands has been my BC getaway destination for a few years now. From the moment you walk in, you’re treated as a long time friend. The rooms are unique and perfectly set up for everything you need. The views are breathtaking too! Please take...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all trying to find the place was frustrating after a 3 hour trip, the sign was so cheap looking and small, ( for 2 nights in a condo it was almost $500) so we are expecting more, inside the place really needed a...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I have stayed here a couple of times and just love it! As we are there just before the summer season starts, we love that it’s so quiet with hardly anyone around. We love the view, and the location, close to town...More

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Thank evy1949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had friends visiting so made a quick trip up Island and stayed one night. Plenty of room for 2 couples. Stayed in a two bedroom, one bathroom, ocean front suite. Excellent location. View is beautiful. Condo is stocked with all that you need. Didn't have...More

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Thank theconclan3241
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I'm only giving 2 stars because the room that we booked was given away to someone else apparently. We had confirmed from the hotel what our unit was but at check-in... nope. Since from outnofntown we had no choice but to take what was given....More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 122 - US$ 317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
#2 Spa Hotel in Parksville
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 122 - US$ 317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Parksville
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Parksville
#2 Spa Hotel in Parksville
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (100)
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Pool & Beach (33)
Dining (4)
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Fariba K
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
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
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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"Ground floor has a small walk out patio and adjacent lawn, and upper unit a balcony."
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"We stayed in condo 112 and found it very comfortable, fabulous view and the kitchen was well equipped."
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"The ocean view rooms are a little more, but well worth it!!"
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"The only negative was such a small bathroom sink."
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