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“the owner”(24 reviews)
“vancouver island”(10 reviews)
“comfortable bed”(6 reviews)
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All reviewsthe ownervancouver islandcomfortable bedwalking distanceon stiltsattention to detailfirst nationsboth sidesdegree viewshort walk from the ferrybald eaglesport mcneillfirst morningsmall hotelthree nightsbeautiful roomlook forward
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights to allow us to walk the island. Just a perfectly lovely hotel. Very clean tidy, comfortable, warm, love the flowers on the deck outside the rooms, bathrooms spacious and warm, the walkthrough room is a novel ideas so you can see from...More

Thank Nicwray
Response from Colin R, Manager at Seine Boat InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review. So glad you got to see the eagle at home. Happy Trails you two. Best.. TerryLynn

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Seine Boat Inn is not easy to get to and virtually impossible to (want to) leave! It is in the tiny First Nation village of Alert Bay on Cormorant Island, accessible by ferry from Port McNeill. The hotel is one block from the ferry landing....More

Thank Patrick B
Response from Colin R, Manager at Seine Boat InnResponded 18 October 2017

Patrick, thanks very much for your lovely.. and lovingly detailed review. It's a constant pleasure for me to play a part in our visitors' transparent joy of discovery.. Kind Regards TerryLynn

Reviewed 6 October 2017

The room facing the sea is just perfect, bald eagles & herons greeted us in the morning. A problem from one of the bear watching operators was resolved by the amazing TerryLynn before we reached Alert Bay. Walking around the Island, we saw a humpback...More

Thank jtarrant11
Response from Colin R, Manager at Seine Boat InnResponded 7 October 2017

I'm blushing.. with a big smile.. And you two.. had an amazing day.. Thanks for sharing your adventures with me. 'Til next time.. TerryLynn

Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a gem! It is a beautiful little hotel situated directly on the harbour, on stilts above the water. It is exceptionally clean, tastefully and carefully furnished to a high standard and beds are very comfortable. Although small, Cormorant Island is beautiful and offers...More

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Response from Colin R, Manager at Seine Boat InnResponded 2 October 2017

Margaret, thank you. What a wonderful vignette! Warm Regards TerryLynn

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here as a family and really enjoyed it. The hotel is a beautiful wooden building on the water's edge. When we woke up on the first morning there was an eagle perched on a pole in the water close by. We...More

Thank Pidders1
Response from Colin R, Manager at Seine Boat InnResponded 21 September 2017

I get excited when folks have a great time here. Thanks for making my day. Cheers TerryLynn

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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US$110 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$110 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Go for the front two rooms overlooking the sea"
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"Room 106 (and i think 105) has full sea views and looks straight out over the ocean to Vancouver Island."
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"The three front rooms have fantastic views, the other rooms are also lovely, spacious, and have great ocean..."
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"We chose a less expensive room on the side just behind the large room on the waterfront and still had great..."
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