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Cowichan Valley, B.C.
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location. Great ambiance. Very popular spot in season. Old buildings with few mod-cons and that's the reason I didn't rate this higher. Reasonable prices in the off-season, at least. Fabulous base from which to fish or sight-see. Staff were efficient and helpful but, essentially, you're in your own world once you enter your cabin. Food available right nearby.

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Cranfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here because it was convenient for the bear trip at 7am the following day. Knew what to expect from website research and trip advisor reviews and in honesty it was better than we had expected considering it's a resort built entirely from wood on the edge of the BC Wilderness. Decent enough restaurant and pub on site and all...

Thank davidjackie1957
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed in Cabin 8. (sleeps 6) Do not expect luxury. The furniture was thrift shop style and if you were a party of 6 (we were 3) there would not be adequate seating (e.g the kitchen table only had 5 chairs and the lounge only seated 4) With a little extra effort and expense the cabin could have been...

Thank GaryandBev19
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear GaryandBev19, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Cabin 8. We appreciate your comments on the cabin and we are currently replacing the balcony on Cabin 8 as it was ready to be replaced. I hope we have the opportunity to host you in the future to show you the improvements we have made. Kind...

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Telegraph Cove is one of magical places right out of the turn of the Century. Located right on the Ocean the entire old town stands on Stilts in the shallow Marina. There are elevated Plank walk ways throughout the entire town. The town consists of very old houses and businesses that have been there for over 100 years. There is...

Thank Dale M
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dale M, Thank you for your positive review of Telegraph Cove Resort. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Mandela s.

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The cabins are a little pricey however we shared among a group of people and enjoyed our time there. An interesting little village set up with some really neat history. The diving was good but comparable to average BC diving (which is great!). I'd go back again.

Thank Dustin R
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Hello Dustin R, We appreciate you taking the time to right a review of Telegraph Cove Resort. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay at the resort. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Mandela S.

Cumberland, Canada
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Four of us seniors spent the night of July 4 at one of the Cabins at Telegraph Cove Resort. Not our first time in the area but our first time spending any time in the cabins. We all were very disappointed. The cabin had not been cleaned, floors were filthy, cobwebs in the corners, dust bunnies under the beds, windowsills...

Thank captaingadget
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear captaingadget, Thank you for your review. We extend our sincerest apologies for not exceeding your expectations. Your concerns have been sent to our housekeeping manager for review. The lack of cleanliness described is certainly not indicative of the standards for which we thrive. Kind Regards, Mandela S.

Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you come to this place then your not looking for a comfortable place to stay so don't be surprised if you find the resort quire disorganized (friends that I recommended go there also had a similar experience) The staff quite rude and not very accommodating but who cares this is the best place to stay if you want to...

Thank Peppe G
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Peppe G, Thank you for taking the time to review Telegraph Cove Resort. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and experienced the amazing wildlife and nature we have to offer. I am sorry to hear you were not completely satisfied with our service. Customer service is very important to us and your concerns will be forward...

Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The owners are commended for preserving historical buildings and explaining the history of the community. What was missing for us was a commitment to maintain the room. The mattress was worn out, the surface of the laminate counter top was chipped away in places and there was black mold on the window frames. A commitment to address these areas would...

Thank Bob W
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bob W, Thank you for writing a review. I am sorry to hear you were not completely satisfied with your stay. I have forwarded your concerns to our housekeeping and maintenance departments for further overview. Kind Regards, Mandela S.

Sidney, BC, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Lady from Northern Alberta is tossed into mix with a lady from Japan 15 years her senior. Both loved the day together with all that they saw. Service was rough from the start but good considering that this is a self made tourist facility it is great considering the distance from nowhere and the service that they provide. No problem...

Thank Duff P
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Duff P, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Telegraph Cove Resort. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. I hope we have the opportunity to host you again in the future! Kind Regards, Mandela S.

Battle Ground, Washington
Reviewed 18 September 2016

On our way north for a dive trip, we stopped in here for a night. We stayed in the Coffee Shop Suite. Very comfortable and clean. We sat out on the boardwalk in the evening and watched the boats, people and birds. We will return!!!

Thank JeanZ52
Mandela S, Front Office Manager at Telegraph Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear JeanZ52, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to hear your enjoyed your stay in our Coffee Shop Suite! We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind Regards, Mandela S.

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Telegraph Cove is tucked away on the eastern coast of Northern Vancouver Island. This tiny and picturesque village is a major destination during the summer months when the snug little bay bustles with whale watchers, fishermen, boaters, campers and kayakers. Telegraph Cove Resort has a rich and colourful past and is one of the last boardwalk settlements left on Vancouver Island. Telegraph Cove Resort boasts a large variety of accommodation choices. From cozy cabins & historic homes to modern condominium suites, we have something for every taste and budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Telegraph Cove Resort

Address: Box 1, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Telegraph Cove
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Telegraph Cove Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Telegraph Cove Hotel Telegraph Cove
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“Cabin 3 has a nice view and is a little on its own”
, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Plan on "roughing it" somewhat. The facilities are there but have sharp edges,”
duffp2013, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early for other options in Telegraph Cove”
Sasq1958, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Maybe try the modern Telegraph 29 which faces the old cabins the boardwalk -- you get a better view and hopefully better furnishings.”
984eb, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't get cabin number 8”
M6555ONjohnl, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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