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45 reviews
View of the Channel and Coastal Mountains from the property
Ever Changing Scenary - Sunrise
Spectacular fog
Located at the highest vantage point of Cilaire subdivision
Pathway leading to private entrance
Backed by tall treesv
Dining area overlooking harbour
Kitcehn with well stocked dishes and cookware
Level private entrance
Covered porch pic 1
Covered porch pic 2
Overall vista from suite
Overlooking well landscaped yard
Ferry watching from porch
Master bedroom pic 1
Large ensuite bath with Euro style basins
Ensuite bath with separate 4 piece bath
Ensuite bath with doors leading to Master BR and Second BR
Second BR
Third BR
Washer and dryer next to second bath
Second bath with shower
Plan of 3 BR suite
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

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Jonathan...
Lethbridge, Canada
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3 reviews
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“Comfortable and Convenient.”
Reviewed 10 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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This Departure Bay Vacation rental was perfect for us for our two week stay. It was central to everywhere In the area, has a great view of the Bay and we enjoyed watching the ferries come and go. The suite was spacious, with plenty of natural light and big windows. It was clean and very comfortable. We appreciated the many amenities such as the washer and dryer, extra bedrooms and the large outdoor patio where we enjoyed our morning coffee and breakfasts. Our hosts, Peter and Irene were very welcoming and provided a lot of useful information about the area. We highly recommend this Vacation Rental to others and would definitely return to this suite.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Shaun I
Japan
1 review
“Fantastic view and service”
Reviewed 18 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

The view from the the kitchen and living room was gorgeous. Our hosts were friendly, answered our emails quickly and were always ready to answer our questions. The house is conveniently located across the street from shopping and a grocery store making anything you need a breeze and is a short 10 minute car ride to downtown. Given the opportunity we would stay again without hesitating.

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Liked best: The view and the service
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ocean5332
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
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“Great location”
Reviewed 3 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

From the time we got off the ferry, it was a short drive to the rental. The owners were very friendly and helpful the entire time we were there. The accommodations were very roomy and clean. Our favourite part was the view of departure Bay from the large covered balcony (be sure to bring binoculars to watch the activity on the bay). The location is walking distance to amenities such as grocery store and coffee shop. Five minutes by car will get you to the beach or the Marina where we found a couple of bars and restaurants. The main Island hi way was two blocks away giving you easy access to the downtown and other near by communities. The accommodations made it easy to enjoy our stay in Nanaimo.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: The mattress was a little hard for my taste
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Brenda121...
1 review
“Beautiful house excellent location and amazing hosts”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We had 5 adults and 2 children on second floor suite so much room and the 2 bathrooms perfect had everything you need and more loved we could do laundry and covered large deck amazing for the kids and great watching ferries come in Irene and Peter such nice people would stay here anytime a great home away from home

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