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Poets Cove Resort & Spa

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The Poets Cove Resort & Spa is the Gulf Islands' premier luxury resort. Tucked away in Bedwell Harbour on Pender Island, there is a luxurious combination of 22 Lodge Rooms, 9 Villas and 15 Cottages. We offer a full-service 110-slip deep-moorage marina and a Canadian point of entry customs office for CanPass users. Our stunning Aurora Restaurant and casual Syrens Lounge serves the best local fresh ingredients and our activities range from exciting kayaking adventures to rejuvenating spa treatments in our award winning Susurrus Spa.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Adult pool
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Great View
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Firstly, my heart goes out to residents of Pender Island and the hard hit Gulf Islands. A massive windstorm just before Christmas caused significant havoc to the region and repairs are ongoing. We were originally booked over Christmas with an Air B&B but had to cancel due to
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Response from Poets Cove S, Manager at Poets Cove Resort & Spa
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for taking the time to share your comments. This last storm was tough on all of us, and we're thankful to BC Hydro and their hard working crews for everything they did. We're happy to hear you appreciate the beauty of the resort and we will provide your feedback to the management.
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My husband and I are regulars and have been for over 5 years at Poets Cove Marina. We live in Sydney and by all means our favourite destination when we take out our boat has most definitely become Poets Cove over the past few years. We quite regularly visit Poets on weekends and
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Response from Poets Cove S, General Manager at Poets Cove Resort & Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
We're delighted to hear about your friendship with Sam. Not everyone is a dog person, and everyone has the right to have an opinion. Thank you for sharing your experience!
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We stayed for a night on the dock. It was great to have the lower pool and steam room open to us. No other amenities were available but we didn't go for them so it wasn't a problem. My complaint has to do with your "resort dog" and the fellow that he was with. Your resort has
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Response from Natalie M, General Manager at Poets Cove Resort & Spa
Responded 15 Nov 2018
Happy to hear you enjoyed staying at the marina and our pools. We'll share your feedback with our team - apologies for the independent dog!
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We have visited Poet’s Cove many times over the last decade and have noticed it slowly start to deteriate in the last while. Service is consistently poor and borderline rude at times. The accommodations are quaint and cozy. It’s too bad management has not invested in good staff
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Response from Natalie M, General Manager at Poets Cove Resort & Spa
Responded 13 Oct 2018
We're very sorry to hear you found the staff rude. If you read the reviews, you'll see that guests often commend the friendly service we provide. We will certainly share this with the entire team and hope that you return!
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If traveling by boat this is a solid choice to be dockside for a change. Rooms are dated and need TLC however. Staff issues with not enough of them to go around. Entire dining room was serviced by one waiter. He was great at his job that being said. Compliments to the chef
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Sunset at Mt. Norman
“stunning ocean and island view”; NOT
Living Room
Is access to pool included in spa services?
what does your spa service include????Also the price???
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Why do you not have air-conditioning in the main buildings suites?
In a response they wrote me, it is hoped that the ocean breeze through the windows would be enough to cool guests off. Depending on the time of year and the temperature and which side of the sun one's room is on, it might. But unlikely.
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Good morning Kathleen The regular rate is $360/night. For a 14 day stay we can do $300/night plus tax. If this is something that interests you please email me at sales@poetscove . com
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Good evening Ann Yes we do have wheelchair accessible rooms! And the whole island is almost like a giant park, with roads and trails. Many of which are wheelchair accessible.
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No because the maintenance staff are not qualified 1 pool boy and 2 that should not be in maintenance and they bother clients and watch women in hot tubs weird or what the GM needs to have pro Maintenance manager not a pool boy that avoids work in any way and has no respect for the GM and lies to him no 1 else would hire him as maintenance superviser
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"Take a room in the main building, higher up, with a view of the ocean!"
"go somewhere else"
"Stayed in marina."
"Any of it is PERFECTLY cozy and extremely comfortable!"
"Replace carpet. Replace mattress cover so that it stays on mattress."
US$ 214 - US$ 443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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