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Recent The Islands reviews

  • Victoria, BC Apartment

    "Firstly, we enjoyed our stay (our 6th different location in Victoria in the past 7 years). The location is great and much about the apartment is first-rate. The linen, towels, appliances, and furniture (save for an overly firm master bed mattress) were of excellent quality and much appreciated. But there are some items which the owner might want to consider - more cutlery and dishes (we had 4 table knives and not enough dishes/glasses for all 3 daily meals). The remote (required) for the radio had no battery, which we purchased, along with metal tongs and a flipper for the BBQ (the plastic ones would not last long over a fire) plus juice glasses. And the largely empty walls begged out for a bit more artwork. Any place we have previously stayed in, has a booklet with info about the apartment (wifi password, rules and collection days for garbage and recycling), location of stores/banks/pharmacies, and maps/brochures about local sites. The owner initially verbally gave us the wifi password for the suite below us and coverage was limited until we discovered his error. Three of the windows on the street side rattle badly with wind or traffic, so much so that we had to stuff cardboard around their edges the first windy night. Finally, the apartment is located adjacent to one of the busiest roads in James Bay, with many trucks and service vehicles gearing up/down as they approach the short hill nearby - the noise can be quite deafening during work hours. So, I find it hard to offer 5 stars for this apartment - it is nice, but could stand some attention to details."
    Guest: Kenn D. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
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  • Paradise

    "This was our second time visiting Shady Akres and Noni B and it was awesome. From the moment we stepped foot on this property we felt like we were a million miles away from reality. Noni offers a fully equipped kitchen and many little extras that you would never find anywhere else. Our group had a fabulous time swimming in the lake, cooking in the kitchen and hanging around the campfire. We absolutely love Noni and will be making this an annual trip! Thanks again for all of your hospitality Noni, we have amazing memories and look forward to making many more!!"
    Guest: El Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • The perfect place to stay in Parksville

    "You will be more than impressed with this condo. Living on Vancouver Island already feels like paradise but this was the best place to go for a on-island 'staycation'. The unit had everything we needed and more. Steps to the beach and park next door we were able to maximize our time outside, spending hours at the beach and picnicking next door. Inside there was plenty of room with a large open concept living space, with comfortable seating for a large number and a dining table off the kitchen made eating as a family easy. The unit was fully stocked and even included fun board games for a couple rainy days. Next door is a traditional-style British pub that has excellent food and was minutes away by foot so everyone could enjoy a beverage. The owner is extremely organized and helpful. Looking forward to coming back!"
    Guest: VDB Family Vacation Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Exceeded our Expectations!

    "My husband and I spent ten glorious days in this suite in March 2015. This outstanding suite has stunning panoramic views (day and night) from every room. The kitchen is well-equipped with modern appliances and plenty of dishes, glassware, etc. The building is situated in a central downtown location, making many of the popular tourist sights (the Parliament Buildings, the museum, the inner harbour, etc.), and a myriad of restaurants and shops, within easy walking distance. We also appreciated the security within the building, and the secure underground parking, with provision for temporary visitor parking as well. The furniture was stylish, and the suite was very cozy and clean. We found the beds to be very comfortable, and loved the rain showers in the bathrooms. We were welcomed upon our arrival and given a tour of the building, the rooftop terrace, and the suite itself. Radie was very receptive to questions, and attentive to our needs. We would highly recommend this suite."
    Guest: Meg Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 26, 2015
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