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"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
"I highly recommend this home to anyone who is looking for a no-hassle, comfortable, short or long term rental. Karin had been very accomodating and helpful in every single way. The house is very well maintained and everything you need is there. The lakefront view can't be beat either, and close to all amenities. Thanks for making our transition into this city so easy for us!"
Guest: KarenDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
"This is our third time staying here and we are never disappointed! Recently this condo had been renovated and it is every bit as beautiful as the pictures! I frequently stay at Westin properties and this condo is as clean if not cleaner than five star hotels. Lots to do such as hiking, walking along the beach, horse shoes, tennis, swimming or just soaking in the hot tub! Perfect for the ultimate family vacation!"
Guest: Gramma MicDate of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 21, 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