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Recent The Islands reviews

  • Location! Location! Location!

    "We enjoyed our two week stay in this well cared for older home. The charming cottage is located within walking distance to downtown Courtenay's amenities including shops, cafes and groceries. Situated in a pleasantly landscaped yard, screened by hedges for privacy, we enjoyed the quiet location. The spacious interior has ample room and adequate cookware to prepare meals, bake a cake or entertain guests. All the appliances work well and the bathroom's clawfoot tub is wonderful for relaxing after a busy day of sight seeing. It's a bonus to have laundry on premises. We have been traveling for 15 months, so appreciated the space to spread out awhile. Maureen is always helpful and concerned about her guests comfort. When the temperature dropped below freezing she called to make certain we were staying warm enough. For convenience to downtown Courtenay and local Farmer's Market, this is hard to beat. We highly recommend you give it a try when visiting in the area. If it's not available, we also have experienced the Chocolate Cottage and it is equally wonderful, just smaller."
    Guest: Shirley & Wayne H. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 24, 2014
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  • Loved our stay at Hummingbird

    "We loved our stay at Hummingbird cottage. The little cottage itself is beautiful, with a gorgeous kitchen & bathroom, and two nice bedrooms (for those with young kids, note that the loft is up a very steep ladder). The location on Village Bay Lake is spectacular - jump straight off the dock and swim around the island, or walk to Bold Bay if you want a swim. Bring groceries as it's a bit of a trip into town, but we really appreciated having basics like olive oil and flour on hand. On my daily runs, I was surprised if I saw more than two cars in three quarters of an hour. Reider and his son Leif were welcoming and responsive to any questions we had. Leif set up a badminton net and croquet for us, as if we didn't have enough to do already! Our dog was in heaven with room to run & a lake to swim in. Absolute bliss (we'll be back to Hummingbird Cottage)."
    Guest: Embo Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • Beautiful Accommodation

    "This suite is a beautiful and well equipped space to stay. It was very clean and the grounds were gorgeous. Our kids loved spending time in the garden, it was nice that the yard is fully fenced so we could let them play. We also loved the beds, after travelling for a few stays non-stop, it was so nice to sleep in such wonderful beds!"
    Guest: Meaghan Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
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  • Relaxing Place

    "My family loved staying in this cottage. It was cosy and we felt at home on the first day."
    Guest: Desa Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
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