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Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights 22 - 25 September 16 and absolutely loved it here . I did a lot of research on accommodations in Campbell River and liked the reviews of people who had stayed here and we weren't disappointed . We stayed in one of the cottages and everything is to a very high... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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207 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I love this place. You will too. But it has somehow grown over its quaintness into a cramped version of puffed luxury. I love location but Campbell River and its madening swift moving overused sea highway had overgrown its designed intention. Who wants to have a highway between you and the water? Who wants to hear cars wiz by on... More 

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Thank Travel333333A
karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello Travel333333A We are pleased that you love our Resort and our immaculate well appointed Cottages with high end beds, new linens and many extra details to make sure that our Guests have a wonderful stay. We offer the best in Hospitality and Accommodation to our Guests from around the world. Thank you. Karen More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

When we arrived at the site, it was raining and looked a bit unprepossesing with a lot of very large RV's parked and on to a noisy road but the very warm welcome we received and the cottage it's self changed our mind. Once inside you could not hear the road and the cottage was excellent. In addition there were... More 

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Thank Anne L
karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello Anne L, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Driftwood by the Sea in Campbell River. It is so fun to go to the beach and have a beachfire, relax, unwind and enjoy watchiing the cruise ships sail on by! A BBQ is so tied to our feeling of holiday and summer -... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I had to travel suddenly from Australia to Campbell River and Karen was fantastic in organising a cottage for me at short notice. It was a 'home away from' home and the fully furnished cottage was so comfortable, cosy and clean with views of the water and snow capped mountains. I didn't want to leave. Karen and her husband make... More 

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello Bluegummaple! It was such a pleasure to have you come and stay with us! Although it was short notice, it was no problem and everything worked out perfectly. With so many exotic foreign lands to temp you, I am hoping that Campbell River figures again in your travel plans in the not too distant future. Best Wishes and we... More 

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We are so pleased we chose Driftwood by the Sea during our 4 days in Campbell River. The cabin we stayed in was immaculate, and well stocked with utensils etc, Karen and Bruce had thought of everything, The chocolates and coffee were fab. If we were ever lucky enough to come back for a vacation at Campbell River this would... More 

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ellen, Thank you to both of you for coming to stay with us for your holdiay! It was our pleasure! We are so pleased that you did and saw so much and still had time to use the BBQ in the Cookhouse! Thank you for your kind words and we hope that your travels do bring you back this... More 

Stony Plain, Alberta
1 review
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I stayed in a lovely cabin for March & April 2016. Karen & Bruce are very friendly & make you feel so warm & welcome. The staff Ella & Art are equally friendly. You are made to feel so at home. The cabins are beautiful & very clean. I give Driftwood by the Sea big thumbs up. Walking the Sea... More 

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello Jane, Thank you very much for coming to stay with us at Driftwood by the Sea - it truly was our pleasure. And, Thank you for your kind words - we work hard to make our Guests feel at home and relaxed! Any time that your journey's may bring you back to the Coast - be sure to come... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed at the Inn in a cottage which was very clean and comfy. There was a view of Quadra Island and Discovery Passage out our front room window.Our hostess Karen was extremely caring and attentive towards making our stay great. Karen provided information on local places to visit and supplied us with beach buckets with kindling,matches wine glasses and... More 

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello Bill! Thank you for coming to stay with us at Driftwood by the Sea! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and the extras ( Cookhouse with BBQ, Bikes, Campfire Beach Buckets) that we make available for our Guests. Our goal was to make your stay with us a happy memory and so we thank... More 

Abbotsford
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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Thank you Karin for always making us feel so welcome and at home. Location is so local and warm and cozy. Great linens and bedding with a well stocked Kitchen ...microwave, kettle, coffee maker with coffee, pots, pans, cutlery, fridge and stove/oven. Karin knows all the good places to visit and eat at and is happy to help to make... More 

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Happy Holidays Checkit! Thank you once again for coming to stay with us! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again in 2016. My Office is enveloped in a lovely vanilla aroma!Thank you! Best Wishes, Karen and Bruce More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The owners were extremely helpful with lots of information about the local area and allowing us to use their phone to arrange car hire. The accommodation with beautiful with good cooking facilities, including a covered communal barbecue area. Getting fresh coffee and chocolates every day was a lovely bonus.

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Hello IJ, Thank you very much for coming to stay with us at Driftwood by the Sea! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the BBQ cookhouse and the daily replenishing of chocolates and coffee! It was our pleasure. Kind Regards, Karen and Bruce More 

wiltshire
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95 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Yes this is an RV site as well and yes when you arrive you may wonder if this is going to be a good stay but actually YES it is a fabulous place to stay! A great welcome from the owner and you quickly realise that nothing is too much trouble and that she has probably thought of everything you... More 

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karen b, Owner at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wiltshire Mandy! What a pleasure it was to have you stay with us! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The Beach Buckets for the beach campfires are so fun and the Cruise Ships sailing by are icing on the cake! Thank you so much, Karen and Bruce More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort! We are a Year-Round, quiet, Adult oriented Inn and RV Resort offering Daily,Short, Longterm or Holiday stays for our Guests. Located across from the Beach, overlooking the Ocean and Mudge Point Lighthouse, we are on the main Ocean Passage for all vessels heading North to Alaska. From our Ocean View Cottages or our Level, Spacious RV Sites ( 30 or 50 amp power), enjoy sparkling Cruise Ship views, have a Beach Fire or walk our beautiful 8 km Seawalk. Our thoroughly pristine, well Appointed Cottages provide exceptional quality. Full Kitchens with all amenities, Flat Screen TV and DVD Player. Cable and Wifi for all Guests. We are located five minutes to Downtown, close to all Restaurants and Boutique Shopping. Come for Adventure - go Whale or Bear Watching, Fishing or Sailing. Enjoy Campbell River and our Outstanding Oceanview Cottages at Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort

Address: 170 Island Hwy S | Campbe;; River, B.C, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 1A3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Campbell River
Price Range: RM344 - RM500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Driftwood by the Sea Inn and RV Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“come in off season”
 of 5 bubbles Travel333333A, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Cottage with one bedroom, small fully equipped combined kitchen and living room with heating and cooling facing ocean and mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles Bluegummaple, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Al the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles F1626NDmm, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We love #4”
 of 5 bubbles checkit, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“All of the chalets have an excellent sea view”
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 of 5 bubbles andybR4522GO, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
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