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The Historic Old Customs House

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Enjoy your stay in this quaint, fully equipped 2 bedroom suite located upstairs in the Historic Old Customs House (built in 1917) overlooking beautiful Johnstone Straits, right downtown Alert Bay. (home of the killer whale)
from your deck:.
see the cruise ships as they pass by on their way to and from Alaska
Enjoy the marine life in the bay
watch the soaring bald eagles and marine birds as they search for fish
experience life in our friendly little Island community
Listing #FKN4732904
About the Owner
maxine w
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
Reviews from our community
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1 - 3 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We had a really great time in Alert Bay! Thanks Maxime for all the information and that you let us stay in your cute cottage. We had everything we needed and enjoyed the beautiful view from your balcony! :)

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank isabelpeters
Management response:Responded 6 August 2018

Thanks for your comments !I am so glad you had a good time. I hope you come back to visit us again ! The Customs House will keep the light on for your return !

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Booked to stay here for one night which unfortunately was a Sunday. Part of the reason for visiting Alert Bay was to visit the cultural centre which was closed also had the problem that everywhere was closed for dinner apart from one dodgy restaurant (...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank supersal4
Management response:Responded 12 June 2018

Thanks for the tip ! I need to put out more info on the history of The Customs House . Sorry every thing was closed. Come and visit us again and stay longer. :) I will keep the light on for your return !

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is the place to stay on Alert Bay. Just steps from the ferry and market, beautiful view from the porch, totem poles additional steps from door, and plush and cozy accommodations. Maxine was not only considerate of our desire to have our pup along,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank HeidiKap
Management response:Responded 7 October 2015

I loved having you and your husband and your little dog Emma visit us. Just would have liked you to stay longer ! warm regards, maxine

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    3 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 063 / stay - Deposit
  • dog per day: R 266 / stay - Fee
  • cleaning fee per stay: R 425 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
pets may be allowed upon request.<Taxes included in the rates
$100. returnable damage deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Located downtown Alert Bay, overlooking beautiful Johnstone straits, close to the downtown shopping area .( directly across from the Information center , the Library museum and the town square)
Visit the info center and see the original watercolor paintings by Chris Nancarrow (a day in the life of Alert Bay)
stroll along the board walk aside the seawall or walk the beaches in search of the blue, venetian glass trade beads or shells and treasures hiding in the pebbled sand
sit on the balcony and enjoy the snow capped mountains of Vancouver Island and the clear ocean waters of the pacific.
watch the marine shipping activities or look for the cruise ships on their way to and from alaska
spot killer whales, dolphins, mink and sea otters along with the cormorants and kingfishers, beau...
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How to get there
Airport: Port Hardy (small airstrip on cormorant Island): 64.0 km
Ferry: Port McNeill /Alert Bay: 4.8 km
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