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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful island and resort with extremely friendly staff. It is small, so if you're not there with a boat or to fish, there isn't too much to do besides a couple short hikes. Would be great if there were kayak rentals to explore the area. Also, though there is a spot for camping, they really aren't set up well for...

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Shearwater R, Manager at Shearwater Resort & Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback Mitchell B. There are plans within our 5yr corporate & community growth plan to move the current location of the RV park & campground to another location on our property which will be waterfront! We are also looking in to offering kayak rentals and/or partnering up with a kayak tour company to operated...

Tofino, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This place has a chef who either loves oil or has no idea how to cook past greasy spoon standards. Just because it is the only place to eat does not mean it has to be disgusting food cooked by idiots. I wanted avocado in my salad and was told that "kitchen was out" when directly across the street five...

2Thank Mother T
Shearwater R, Manager at Shearwater Resort & Marina, responded to this review

I am sorry to read that the meal you ordered was oily and lacking avocado, it is unfortunate that we could not accommodate the fresh avocado but it is very tough keeping stock of fresh produce in such a remote location. Perhaps that day the chef was unable to get away to check on produce at the grocery store across...

Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were travelling with another couple and had the 2 bedroom bungalow. The place is very clean and well appointed. We had breakfast and dinner in the lodge, food was always tasty. Caught some big Salmon and a nice cod while fishing in the area. They will fillet and package the fish for you. All staff were very friendly and...

1Thank scootertooternow
Bowen Island, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Shearwater is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. Granted, there is a ferry into Bella Bella, 5 nautical miles away. And yes, there is a fishing resort, marine store, boat repair capability, plus a food and liquor store with near city prices. But who would expect a quality restaurant that nonchalantly puts out superior fare at decent prices. I...

2Thank Peter F
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful island and resort with extremely friendly staff. It is small, so if you're not there with a boat or to fish, there isn't too much to do besides a couple short hikes. Would be great if there were kayak rentals to explore the area. Also, though there is a spot for camping, they really aren't set up well for...

1Thank Mitchell B
Gibsons, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Over four weeks and three visits, we spent a total of 7 nights docked in the marina. It is an excellent location to use as a base for exploring the central coast - Troup Passage/Roscoe Inlet, Ocean Falls, Gunboat Passage, etc. It is busy and you do need to book. The harbour master is service-oriented and goes out of his...

1Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have stayed a number of times at the Shearwater Resort and every time I have found the rooms to be clean, comfortable, and the Keith and staff have been very accommodating. I can appreciate the challenges of running a resort/hotel in remote locations, especially during peak seasons, and they do a fine job. The folks on Denny Island are...

1Thank Dwayne F
Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I had been here once before many years ago and I have to say the changes and upgrades to the Hotel and Resort are outstanding. Quaint Privately owned town with several shops including a Marine/Hardwar store, Grocery Store (which also has wine, beer and spirits) Post office and a Sears pickup. The fishermen's Bar and Grill offers a vast array...

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South America
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Shearwater is more than a lodge, it's a village with shipyard,marina as well as the fishing operation. Lots to see, places to explore and the staff are like one big family. Don't miss this experience.

1Thank bbell53
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My husband & I arrived in shearwater with our dogs to move a yacht. I called ahead, told the manager that I'd like to book a pet friendly room as we have dogs. The hotel website declares that "Pets are free!". When we arrived the hotel manager was visibly upset that we had dogs. His attitude and demeanor let us...

3Thank tappityjones
Management response:

Dear Tappityjones, We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations during your recent stay with us. Of the hundreds of guests that we cater to each year, we were very shocked to read your review. I can assure you that we have looked into your situation very carefully and we have spoken to the hotel staff to determine...

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Welcome to Shearwater Resort and Marina! Shearwater Resort & Marina, a World Class Fishing & Eco Adventure Resort located in the Great Bear Rainforest on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. The "Gateway to the Great Bear Rain Forest," is located on the calm and protected waters of the Central Coast of British Columbia. Our strategic location is the central hub of the waters traveled by mariners heading to and from Alaska via the inside passage or travelling throughout the British Columbia Coast. We are situated about 450km north of Vancouver, B.C. 3.5km across from Bella Bella BC, 100km west of Bella Coola on Denny Island. Our vacation resort has all of the amenities that you could ever wish for in a wilderness environment. Our cedar lodge was built to meet the needs of our growing number of resort guests. We also have the Shearwater Lodge, Fishermen's Bar and Grill, an RV & Campground Park, 1,500' of transient moorage for sailboats and power boats, fuel dock with propane, marine repair shipyard, with a haul out and boat lift area, grocery store, liquor store, hardware store, laundromat, showers, BC Ferry Terminal, boat rentals, and all of the bait, tackle and fishing licenses! Whether you arrive via plane, aboard the BC Ferries route through the Discovery Passage or find your way on your own boat, Shearwater Resort & Marina has the facilities to meet your needs. ... more   less 

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Address: Box 68, British Columbia V0T 1B0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Denny Island
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shearwater Resort & Marina 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Yea te at the restaurant but did not stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles peterfS3474YL, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have a view”
 of 5 bubbles 436dwaynef, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For faster internet try the Premium. For $12.00 its much better than the standard free.”
 of 5 bubbles RougeChefBC, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Nicest rooms are in the Lodge, but it is often full in the summer time so you may have to take a room in the Cedar Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles T5135HPlouiseb, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Patrons in rooms next to the main entrance may get bothered by cigarette/other smoke. There is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles vanic1967, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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