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McKay Bay Lodge

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The kids were at camp and my husband was working - what better time to steal away for a solo adventure to a gem of a spot I have been dying to visit - Bamfield, BC. With no advance research, I called the first lodge I found in West Bamfield (boat access only) and I was lucky to land an...

Thank taracrit
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Beautiful location, friendly staff, and all around great service. Flash freezer and vaccum sealer were ideal for packaging the fish we caught before we travelled home. New dock addition looks amazing and provided an extra area to relax with a book, beer and a view. A local sea lion would visit the dock every afternoon to pick up scraps from...

Thank Jordan H
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2016

First class accommodation to compliment a terrific fishing experience. Rooms were good sized, clean, beds were wonderful; food was outstanding as was customer service levels. For fishing enthusiasts, the boat dock was efficient, well organized and great for guests returning from a fishing trip. Great layout for guides to gut, clean and prepare fish. Ice house was great for storing...

Thank chosen46
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I stayed in one of the houses, not the main lodge. It seemed quite nice and new and was a very comfortable stay. The smallish individual rooms each had their own bathroom and the bed in my room was great. We had meals in the main lodge and they were really very good. They were able to accommodate a bunch...

Thank Raath_ki_Rani
Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The service from staff and owners was excellent!! The bedrooms were very comfortable and the lodge setting was gorgeous!! The cook was incredible and so was the food. The newly added outside bar/gazebo was perfectly placed at its Oceanside location.

Thank Gregg H
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I'll never forget the kindness of Mel and Cheryl, owners of McKay Lodge I had just finished hiking the West Coast Trail and finished one day earlier than planned Mel most kindly picked me up at Pachena Bay trailhead and drove me to their charming beautiful lodge. Instantly I was greeted by other guests in a wonderfully welcoming atmosphere. Mel...

Thank Wcthiker
Sanford, Florida
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Sisters celebrating a 70th birthday.....where else would you go if you love the outdoors, great food and good company?! McKay Bay Lodge! We came back because of our great experiences through a total of 9 visits. Rooms includes all meals....the staff will even pack you a sack lunch for your adventures! They provide kayaks and hydro bikes. McKay Bay Lodge...

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Great weekend spent with family and above and beyond hospitality by everyone at the Lodge. Amazing location on the beautiful rugged Westcoast yet with all the creature comforts of home :) The meals were spectacular which matched the scenery perfectly. Treat yourself and your family and come stay at the Lodge, I know we'll be back!

Thank mark h
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

We usually like to make one trip here every year. And this year was great we caught lots of fish and enjoyed our four days there They have several guided boats and a good knowledgeable guide. The rooms are spartan but quite comfortable. All in all its a great place to go fishing.the food is excellent and the people who...

1Thank Peter L
West Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We had another 6 night stay this year. Bed was great, food was wonderful, they remembered to get supplies for our dietary needs. Did forget the 'no dairy / no mustard' in the lunch sandwiches a couple of days, but plenty was packed so we didn't go hungry. Super friendly other guests happily sharing their fishing knowledge, as did the...

1Thank sashaspal

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar

Additional Information about McKay Bay Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 116, Bamfield, British Columbia V0R 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Barkley Sound > Bamfield
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
McKay Bay Lodge Bamfield, Vancouver Island
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“Room 5 had two beds - one twin and one small double. It is perfect for two, and it had a nice view across the inlet to the public dock.”
taracrit, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms only have showers; others have bath/shower combos. Some are close to the hot tub.”
chosen46, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for what you want when booking.”
cherylw829, 23 Sep 2011 | Read review
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