Waterfront Accommodation in Alert Bay, B.C.
Our Guests Write
The following comments are samples from those entered by our customers in the Lodge's Customer Comment book (their last names have been excluded on our web page). These comments and others may be viewed when you come to visit us.
A Few Comments So Far from 2010
"Very comfortable and made even more so by your hospitality. Our three night stay and experience on Cormorant Island was excellent and memorable. Love the building and the peace." Ruth and Rob - Lions Bay, BC
"Thank you for opening up this place you call home to us late in the evening. You made us feel right at home. We have been blessed to know you and be here." Laurie and Rodger - Whitecourt, AB
"Instant rapport with our hosts and their furry companions - great conversation and excellent meals. This brief holiday was a wonderful combination of relaxation, education and beautiful scenery." Bill and Robbie - Duncan, BC
"Thank you so very much for a warm and friendly stay in my old hometown. What a delightful time we had chatting. Cheers - wishing you all the best. See you again next time." Mo - Nanaimo, BC
"What a fabulous place to hold an organizational meeting: beautiful location, comfortable accommodations, great food and beautiful weather. Thank you Kathie and Marvin for making us feel right at home." Island Link Library Federation
"Wonderful hospitality - so enjoyed our stay in your beautiful slice of paradise - and the food was delicious." Thank you. Linda - Powell River, BC
"What a wonderful place with a romantic landscape in front of you every morning! Thanks for the meals too, we really appreciated it. Hoping to come back one of these days." Marie and Douglas - Japan
"Thank you for your wonderful hospitality. A truly magical place away from the stresses of modern living. The wildlife is awesome and the scenery stunning." Elaine and Dennis - New Zealand
"Great location, great hospitality and great conversation. We enjoyed our stay with you and the Alert Bay community very much. You are both very lucky to live in such a beautiful place. It is as close as it gets to nature at its best." Yvette, Greg and Gerrod - Australia
A Few from 2009
April 20 – 23, 2009
“My third stay here – the other being in 1996 and 2001 – and I love the changes. Thank you for being great hosts and for delicious breakfasts. I loved our room, Room 5 – and the ceiling and details of the main room. The quiet and the hominess of Alert Bay have been wonderful.” Rupert, Cumberland, BC and London UK
April 21, 2009
“What a delightful spot! Terrific hospitality and a warm welcome. Alert Bay is charming too and I hope to be back. Thanks for making my writing retreat productive!” Dr. Catherine, Victoria, BC
April 17, 2009
“A very good experience. Friendly hosts and the ambience couldn’t be better. Everything was very fine indeed and we will definitely return in due course. Beautiful old building too, especially the interior wood roof.” Jerry and Veronica, Comox, BC
April 2, 2009
“Thank you for your hospitality – welcoming dogs and a warm fire. We have wanted to make this trip for a long time. Best wishes for the year ahead with your dogs and travels.”
David and Lenore, Ladysmith (Saltair)
April 2, 2009
“The warmth of the fire on April 1st – the day of the snow! It was a wonderful visit and trip.” Denise, Fort St. John, BC
The View From Here
"WOW… great views, great island, not enough time." Chris & Helen, Oxford England &
"Ripper of a lodge mate! Such a homey atmosphere with great views. I'll never forget running out this morning to see the magnificent oras passing by - awesome!" Viki, Dubbo Australia.
"Excellent! What a great spot. The scenery and wildlife was amazing!” Cindy, Gisbourne NZ.
"Great location, friendly place and beautiful views", Kathernia & Jocher, Germany.
"Thank-you for letting us stay, wonderful rooms great views, great experiences and I'll come again." Jo.
"Thanks a lot for all your help! We really enjoyed the atmosphere at the fireplace and the views! Loved the common room! Nancy, North Vancouver.
"Breathtaking location, warm and comfortable surroundings and loving companions! Throw in great food and karakoe at the Customs House and its been another great event for the family.” Georgia & David & Family Washington, USA.
"A wonderful place to relax and unwind. The whole place has a warm and welcoming feel. Spiritually rejuvenating. Many thanks for your hospitality and enthusiasm." James, Maidstone, UK.
"The lodge was like a dream. I felt so relaxed and at peace while I was here. The locals, whales and guests are all so memorable. When I get back from Africa you can be sure I'll stop back for rest, relaxation and reflection." Mark, Etna, California.
"Excellent guest house! Good energy, clean everywhere, excellent staff. Will return to "chill-out again". Sue, Vancouver, B.C.
"Watched the full moon and Mars break through the clouds over the straight last night. The magic of this place never ceases to amaze me. It's a delight to see the yellow cedar hum with contentment for a lodge well run." Rosalie, Berkly CA.
"Thanks for a great time, it was exactly what we needed - peace and quiet in an amazing town and lodge. We'll be back. Thank you". Mile & Jenn Vancouver, B.C.
"This is the warmest and most friendly guesthouse that I have ever been to. The common area invites you to sit down and strike up a conversation with another guest. The view from the window whilst sitting back in the rocking chair is simply stunning. If I am ever back on Vancouver Island again, I'm certainly staying here. Many thanks." Chris, Tasmania, Australia
Did I say I Could Only Stay One Night?
"Thank you! Absolutely Fabulous! I came here for one day and stayed 10, I think that says it all." Lyds.
"My stay here was wonderful! This lodge is one of the most relaxing places I've ever been. The island is fun too! I came for a short stay (1 or 2 days) and stayed for a week and a half! Thanks for all the fun." Mike, Toronto, Ontario.
"Came for 2 nights stayed 4! This place just seems to suck you in! Very homey and welcoming thanks!" Fiona, Scotland.
"What a wonderful place to stay, need more time here." Rosemary, Australia.
Alert Bay Lodge Voted Number 1!
"Thank you for a great time and a really affordable family vacation - our five days here just flew by! We saw orcas, humpbacks, Minke whales. On top of everything else: stunning views, friendly locals and great staff - this place is a true treasure." Kevin and Darcy, Manchester, U.K.
"One of the finest and most unique vacations I've had. Your lodge is one of the best kept secrets on Vancouver Island". Tom Young, Chicago, Ill, USA.
"Thanks for the great hospitality and relaxed place. Best guest house in Canada." Craig and Geraldine, New Zealand.
"One of the most pleasant lodges I've ever stayed at." JM, UK.
"Best place I've ever stayed in Canada!" Michaud, Quebec.
"Just what I needed after a week of kayaking. A beautiful guest house, its up there with the Hilltop Papatowai NZ (If you're ever in the area). What a great island." Amanda, UK.
I'll Be Back! (And, “I want your ceiling”)
"I don't make much words. It's a HOME ten thousand miles from home!" Thomas, Germany.
"Thanks for a great guest house. I'd always wanted to come to Alert Bay and I'm sure I'll be back...it's a beautiful place." Andy, Holland.
"This is a great place - don't change a thing. We'll be back and what a beautiful island", Claudia & Graham, England.
"The only other guest house that comes close to this one inn an old monetary inn Ireland - I seem to have luck with religious buildings. Thanks for the great company." Trish, UK.
"Fabulous place, so great I bought the T-shirt. Will definitely recommend it to others". Carol, London, England.
"Thank-you for a great time. It's and unbelievable place ...one of the best places in Canada. See you later". Cho, Seoul.
"A wonderful place you've got here. It's been a very pleasant stay. Thanks". Avi & Avivit, Isreal.
"A wonderful, and comfortable place to stay in paradise. Thank you for all you hospitality." Dylan, Lethbridge, Alberta.
"Best accommodation on North Vancouver Island ever! Great staff and views, don't change a thing till I return." Gary, Chicago, USA.
"Thank you for giving us a home for a short time. It was a pleasure to stay here." Sebastin, Berlin Germany.
"Thanks for a beautiful stay. Love your main common area. I want your ceiling. All the best in the future." Rebecca, Melbourne, Australia.
" I'm sad to leave your lodge. I spent a great time here and I won't forget it! Thanks for your warm hospitality and welcome. Maybe see you in a couple of years." Yannick, Swwitzerland.
“Thanks for the bed late at night, the deadly treads for the traxs and the once in a life time visit to Bone's house. A place to remember and hopefully return." Glenn.
"What an enjoyable time I've had here! Hopefully I'll be back next year. Thanks for the great place to stay." Claire, Nelson B.C.
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