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"We've stayed at Inn of the Sea before but never in such a beautiful and thoughtful space. Jackie could not have been more helpful and her home reflects her dedication to great service. It's so well equipped and we all slept amazingly well on the sizeable beds. Our daughter is 17 months old and she was well catered for with rock pooling and the playground. My parents came with us and soaked up the spectacular sun rises and ocean side walks. It's such a wonderful place to be we've booked our next visit within a week of coming home!"
Guest: Gens by the SeaDate of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 31, 2015
"We three women enjoyed our escape from the routine at this refreshing waterfront retreat!
The Inn of the Sea resort was a lovely home away from home, with everything we needed. The layout of the suite was perfect for our group with the sliding doors opening out to the seaside. We soaked in the view, filled our lungs with the ocean air, and ambled down the beachfront in the spirit of true beachcombers. We even did a ‘sox and shoes off’ mini detox in a tidal pool - the ocean water and white sand re-energizing us from the bottom up.
With its central location it proved to be a great base camp, perfect for making plans for the day over our homemade breakfast. In Downtown Nanaimo, the home of Asteras Restaurant, a lovely Greek tavern – we enjoyed the best lamb lunch. On another junket and despite the drizzle, we were entertained by browsing the shops in Downtown Duncan, which were full of handmade and local items. We made a ‘must stop’ on our way home at Russell Farm Market for more gifts and local organics, and then a short jaunt home just in time for the dinner special at our favorite and very nearby pub, the Crow & Gate. Yum!
And even when the Rainforest weather descended on the weekend, the suite was the perfect place to bundle up fireside with cozy blankets provided, to read while enjoying the patter of the rain providing further relaxation to our already idyllic retreat.
We are looking forward to the possibility of making it an annual event!
Guest: Suzan S.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 26, 2015
"My three sons and their families stayed with my husband and I for 7 days. My husband and I stayed 10 days. Our grandchildren are 5 years old and under and the house was perfect for them. Each of the two sons with families had their own space. Lots of area for the kids to play and decor isn't of the sort that we were worried they would break things. The stairway down to the ocean is accessible, just a few houses down. There is also a playground in this area. There are approximately 180 stairs down and 180 up so not for the faint of heart. Loved our stay and agree with the Atlanta review. Shopping is near by as is the highway that will take you to some of the best beaches in Canada."
Guest: Debra W.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"My wife and I are retired, we stayed here for two weeks to enable us to visit family in Nanaimo, everything we needed was provided, even down to the salt and pepper and olive oil for cooking!
Everything worked, we had our own private balcony with a lovely view and BBQ, the suite occupied a fully self contained floor of the house with lounge kitchen/diner and bedroom, there was even two folding deck chairs to take down the nearby beach.
We had our own parking space and there were stairs down to the suite, but they were easy to negotiate and we were delighted to see the hummingbird visit the feeder hanging just outside the kitchen window every morning and evening.
Sheila was very helpful and even stayed up late for our arrival at midnight from the ferry. She provided us with fruit from the garden and washed the towels whenever we asked.
We can thoroughly recommend this suite for a quiet, comfortable and relaxing stay, we will definitely stay here again."
Guest: PaddyDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 12, 2015