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** Please contact directly if dates are marked as booked. We have 6 two bedroom suites and a three bedroom Penthouse available **
Newly completed, Mariner's Loft is ready to receive our Guests! There are six two bedroom suites, over 1,000 square feet with a combination of King and Queen sized beds. Each suite also has a full sized sofa bed in the living room. Every suite has two full bathrooms and products supplied from the famous 'Salt Spring Soap Works'
The Penthouse in the 'Crowsnest' is a generous 2,000 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 kings and 1 queen.
Every suite has a gorgeous state of the art kitchen complete with stainless steel Whirlpool appliances and recycled composite glass countertops. There is a gas fireplace in the living room of each home, flat screen T.V.'s in the living room and master bedroom, over length soaker tubs and glass walk-in showers.
The suites at Mariner's Loft are beautifully furnished and appointed. A short 5 minute walk from your suite at Mariner's Loft brings you to the heart of Ganges, steps away from the famous Saturday Market.
Ganges is a Village renown for its artistic and gastronomic virtues. There are twelve restaurants within walking distance, with many of them that offer live music year round (including the weekends during the winter), and grocery stores, a fresh fish and seafood store, bakeries, delis and wine stores close at hand for those wanting to prepare meals at home.
Mariner's Loft is the only modern accommodation on the island, offering nothing but luxury to our guests.
Suites are child friendly, we also have a pack-and-play available if requested.
Mariner's Loft is located next to a school which has a fantastic playground and lots of space to run around. ...moreless
We have one suite which is wheelchair friendly. Please contact us for further details. ...moreless
We have a few of pet-friendly suites, this includes a dog bed and dishes. We have pet-free suites as well. Please inform us what your preference is before booking to ensure we have availability. ...moreless
Smoking allowed outside in selected suites. There is no smoking allowed inside the suites....moreless
mixture of Kings and Queens depending on suite plus sofa bed...moreless
Master bedrooms have beautiful ensuite bathrooms, soaker tubs. The mattresses are all Sealy top and luxury lines.
Bright, modern and clean. Hardwood floors, tons of closet space. Flat screen TVs in all Master bedrooms, side suites have walk out balconies.
Queen beds in secondary bedrooms, shared bathroom with walk-in glass shower. ...moreless
mixture of combo tub/shower and stand alone shower ...moreless
Each master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a long soaker tub and double vanity with Quartz countertop. Secondary bedrooms have an accessible bathroom with either tub/shower combo or stand alone shower....moreless
Come and hide away in your suite, cozy up to the warmth of the gas fireplace in winter time, soak in the extra long soaker tub, and sleep well in the brand new Sealy beds. Venture out of doors to experience the wonderful restaurants, pubs and bistros just a 4 minute walk from the comfort of your luxurious suite at Mariner's Loft....moreless
The living room area included a couple of comfy chair, pull-out sofa bed, wide screen TV. gas fireplace. The living room is open to the kitchen area, with of course great views of the water. ...moreless
Secure gated parking, one space for each suite. We also have locked biked storage....moreless
Whirlpool stacked washer and dryer in every unit. We supple laundry detergent for our guests....moreless
We also supply fresh Salt Spring Roaster's coffee complimentary to our guests....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Completely supplied dishes and utensils for cooking at home....moreless
Full modern kitchens in all suites, with stainless steel Whirlpool appliances. The kitchens are fully equipped with everything you need to make everything from a Christmas dinner to a light picnic. ...moreless
2 Bedroom Suites - High Season Jun 6 - Sep 30, 2015 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest
2 Bedroom suites - Low Season Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2016 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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The property is located on a rocky bluff overlooking the ocean, Ganges Harbour and the Marina. Only a four minute walk to 'downtown' Ganges, there are multiple attractions within the small village. There are many restaurants and Bistros in Ganges for every taste and budget. On the high end is the acclaimed restaurant at Hastings House, and House Piccolo. Live music is featured at the funky Tree House, The Saltspring Inn and the Harbour House. On a recent long weekend, they had a Sitar player at the Tree House, a wonderful young fiddler at the Saltspring Inn and an energetic South American Jazz trio at the Harbour House. There are also many art galleries in Ganges and studio tours available to see artists works around the Island. Also on the Tour program are visits to the Goat Cheese Factory, The soap factory, and three local wineries. In addition to the famous Saltspring Island Market in the Park which is held in Ganges every Saturday from April 1 to the end of October there is the Folk Dance Festival April 28- May 2, the Painters Guild Annual Show from April 14-29, Jazz Fest from June 13-15 and the Fall Fair from September 16-18 among many other events.
Year Purchased: 2010
About: I am a local businessman on Vancouver Island. I have been involved in the hospitality industry for many years, creating memorable experiences for my patrons and customers.
Why Ganges: I built this property because I wanted a retreat from my busy life on Vancouver Island. When the Penthouse is vacant I plan to spend as much time as I can enjoying the Saltspring life. The property I chose for Mariner's Loft is the only property with hotel zoning in the town of Ganges, and the views to Ganges Harbour and the Gulf Islands are second to none. I detailed and furnished these units as I would my own home, and created large outdoor decks off each unit to enjoy a dinner party, a barbecue, or just a coffee in the morning overlooking the Marina and the Seaplanes taking off and landing in the distance. I find it so relaxing to be in my beautiful creation that I wanted to share it with others looking for a relaxing respite from their busy lives. It is perfect for longer term stays in the winter, for Snow Birds to enjoy our benign maritime climate, or for weekenders or weekly stays in the Summer for people looking for a well deserved break from busy live
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: As the only brand new hotel rental facility on Saltspring Island, it suits long term stays and weekenders. Our full elegant kitchens encourage meals at home, with the abundant local produce, and fish all within walking distance of your suite. Throw the car keys away- even tours of wineries, art galleries and studios can be reached by shuttle (there is even a horse and carriage available for those seeking a more leisurely excursion!). Our suites are newly furnished and feature paintings and art work by local Saltspring Artists.