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Victoria, Canada
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85 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms very clean and surprisingly quiet as it is next to the main road. Not far from Parksville town center to find a place to eat. Starbucks across the street. Price is great at $59 plus only $ 10 for our Dog . Grassy area in back to throw a ball or stick for your dog if you wish .Will... More 

Thank Rick M
Delta, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Efficient, friendly and quick service got us into a clean, comfortable room for the night. Close to town and a good recommended breakfast from the owner next day got us on our way with a smile. I even bought a mug!

1 Thank tubby61
Vancouver, Canada
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39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

After reading all the positive reviews we stayed here for one night in late September en route from Victoria to Courtenay. what more can I say ! it's clean, quiet, affordable and close to the beaches and nearby Parksville. highly recommended.

1 Thank getoutontheroad
Reedsport, Oregon
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Pride of ownership shows at this place. And there is a great restaurant right across the street. If I pass through again I will stay here! I swear by Trip Adviser on the reviews as this is what helped make a decision to stay here. What started out as overnight turned into a second night. I really pay attention to... More 

Thank Monty S
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Wow, thanks Monty for this outstanding review of the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. I agee that so many people are using Trip Advisor now to find the right place to stay so I am grateful that you think we are the best place to stay in Parksville. You can't get better than that. We do our best to provide... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We just completed our second two week trip on Vancouver Island. This was our favourite place to stay. We even came back for a second stay. These guys have thought of everything. - comfy chairs - a desk with lighting - microwave, fridge and coffee machine - hairdryer and bathroom fan. They also provide great info on the area.

Thank rojo-amigo
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Wow thanks for the great review. So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed beautiful Vancouver Island. We are centrally located so a lot of our guests use us as a destination so they can travel the whole Island. Hope you get to come back soon and stay with us again! More 

Camano Island, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

On our way to Nootka Sound for fishing, my buddy and I have stayed the last two years at the Arbutus Grove Motel. Always clean, good rooms, friendly management, and at a reasonable price. If you are traveling with a trailer (like a boat), there is space on the premises for parking out front safely.

1 Thank Roger C
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel. We are an awesome location for a stop over on your way to either the north or the south. We have a great property with three acres so lots of room for boats, RV's, trailers etc. Hope you caught some fish and will come back and stay with us again. More 

Courtenay, Canada
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90 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great place if you're stopping for a night or two. Always clean and well taken care of, great rates, easy access to the Inland Island Hiway and close to all kinds of restaurants on the strip thru Parksville and the beach. A reliable, cosy little place you can always count on. Kitchenette rooms available.

Thank Scott L
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your awesome review of the Arbutus Grove Motel here in beautiful Parksville. We take great pride in providing a cozy comfortable room with all the amenities at a very reasonable rate. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come again soon. More 

Red Deer, Canada
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73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Basic accomodations at a great price. Nothing fancy but everything one needs for a comfortable stay. One complaint however..we forgot our travel journal which is so dear to us. They would not send to our home address C.O.D. so means an hour trip 2hours return of our vacation time) out of our way to retrieve. Kind of disappointing they would... More 

Thank Barry M
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Sorry to hear about your travel journal. I will be sure to educate the staff on proper procedures for returning items of value to our guests. Just a misunderstanding that we will rectify. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Prince George, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The title says it all-except for the great property around the motel. It's huge which is great for a couple travelling with a dog. The surcharge for the dog is only $10 per night. Also they are very firm on their smoking policy in rooms which is nice for non-smokers. Saw the owners only on check in and check out.... More 

Thank WendyJean00
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Thanks you for writing this great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel in Parksville. We really appreciate our guests letting others know about our cozy little motel. We are in a nice quiet area, very safe, clean and comfortable. Our moto is "Maximum comfort and Value at a Reasonable Rate" and we work hard to achieve it. We are close... More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

What a clean and nice little motel! We reserved 2 nights here knowing that we wouldn't be spending much time in our room. It was very affordable, extremely clean and very nice owners. We had one queen bed and one double bed as that was the only type of room they had (when i booked 3 months in advance! )... More 

Thank Mommyoftwinsx2
Jackie A, Owner at Arbutus Grove Motel, responded to this review

Hi Mommyoftwinsx2. Thank-you for taking the time to write this great review of the Arbutus Grove Motel during your visit to Parksville. We really appreciate you letting others know what a great little motel we have. We work hard to make your stay as enjoyable as possible for the most reasonable price. Please book early for your next visit especially... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy single story motel conveniently located on the south end of Parksville across from the Heritage Center Mall. All rooms have large flat screen TV's, coffee, microwaves, fridges, high speed internet, very comfortable beds, very quiet, close to the beach, across from restaurant, Serious Coffee, laundry mat. Lots of free parking, room for RV's. We are environmentally responsible with the newest most efficient heating and air conditioning, we also have efficient water usage without compromising the comfort of our guests. We are small dog friendly and have some kitchenettes available. We are maximum comfort and value and know you will be impressed. We receive daily compliments on our motel and work hard to make your stay everything you could want. We have just became wireless so bring your I pads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arbutus Grove Motel

Address: 1182 East Island Highway, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Parksville
Price Range: RM220 - RM483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only about 12 rooms, some double, three beds and kitchenettes”
 of 5 bubbles 653scottl, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a fridge and stove- might be useful if on a longer holiday.”
 of 5 bubbles stuarte178, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground level so they are easy access for disabled travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles 914miker, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Just a great basic pleasant place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles 458daven, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“They're all in a line, it's a motel that's single story. In the future I would ask that there be no children in the next room. Just saying”
 of 5 bubbles DADIG, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
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