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“Best place ever.”
Cassiar Cannery - iconic Guest Houses looking towards the mouth of the Skeena River
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Cassiar Cannery - iconic Guest Houses looking towards the mouth of the Skeena River
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Cassiar Cannery - iconic Guest Houses looking towards the mouth of the Skeena River
Cassiar Cannery - Steelhead House - porching
Cassiar Cannery - zen view towards the mouth of the Skeena River
Cassiar Cannery - Cassiar 56 at sunset
Cassiar Cannery - heritage houses
Cassiar Cannery - porch on Sockeye House
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House - kitchen to second bedroom
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House - kitchen
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House living room
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House - living room
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House - master bedroom
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House - Eating Nook
Cassiar Cannery - Sockeye House - middle bedroom
Cassiar Cannery - sunrise towards the Skeena
Cassiar Cannery - Coho House (1BR) extremely comfortable bed
Cassiar Cannery - Coho House (1BR) kitchen
Cassiar Cannery - sunset over the docks
Cassiar Cannery - rainbow - beautiful in any light
Cassiar Cannery - clubhouse and houses towards the Skeena River
Cassiar Cannery - VIA Rail pick up
Cassiar Cannery's neighbour - North Pacific Cannery Museum, A National Historic Site
Cassiar Cannery - Osland Pass
Cassiar Cannery - Osland - an old Icelandic community
Cassiar Cannery - dawn
Cassiar Cannery - Port Edward Marina - where guests keep and launch their boats - 10 minutes away
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Prince Rupert, British Columbia

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shirlboud
Kitimat, Canada
1 review
“Best place ever.”
Reviewed 12 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

I'd choose Cassiar Cannery again, even over a tropical or European destination. The cabins were charming with furniture made from reclaimed wood. The hosts were friendly, accommodating and fun. Scenery amazing!

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Liked best: The scenic views
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
14 Oct 2016
And we would love to see you again shirlboud! Thanks for including the Cassiar Cannery into your travel plans! Justine
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PatfromKi...
Kitimat, Canada
2 reviews
“Weekend Rejuvenation Retreat”
Reviewed 10 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Just back from an amazing weekend at Cassiar Cannery. Justine, as our host and her staff provided all of the elements that made this a perfect weekend. Our accommodations in the historic and brightly coloured homes were so comfortable from the beds and bedding to the tasteful decor and well outfitted kitchen.
The retreat included:
~yoga and meditation with the lovely, Jennifer
~silk scarf making with the creative, Laurie
~big canoe paddle around Lelu Island with the charming Chris and April
~mud facials with Maggie who added so much to our weekend
~a cooking demo with Nadia who made some of the finest meals and desserts we have experienced
~the option of relaxation massages
Justine was just so accommodating and had all the details of our weekend worked out so all we had to worry about was having fun. Lots of laughs and memories made. Will definitely be booking in again soon!
Something for everyone at Cassiar Cannery!

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Liked best: The variety of activities and the delicious food.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
10 Oct 2016
We had such a great rejuvenation retreat with all of you! What a wonderful and fun group of women! I'm missing you all this morning. Thanks so much for including the Cassiar Cannery. I can't wait until the next time! Justine
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Lizngrum
Blue Mountains, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Exquisitely beautiful setting in well restored cottage”
Reviewed 16 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had a wonderful couple of days staying at the Cassiar Cannery cottage. We would love to return again, one day!
Justine and Mark who run these cottages were wonderful hosts and their attention to detail is exceptional. i could not recommend this more highly. A wonderful, restful place to unwind and enjoy the beauty and history of a secluded and beautiful place.

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Liked best: Location on the banks of the river were beautiful and restful
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Sep 2016
We really enjoyed meeting your adventurous family Lizngrum! We wish we had more time. Hope you had a great trip to Alaska and a smooth ride home. Hope to see you again! Justine and Mark
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sdwatt201...
Edmonton, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Undeniably the most unique stay in northern BC”
Reviewed 24 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Cassiar Cannery is truly and undeniably a very unique lodging. My family and I are very adventurous people and are always looking for the most unique places to stay and Cassiar fit the bill exceedingly well. It is a million dollar view, for less than the hotels in Prince Rupert and in Rupert, you get a very boring stay in a very boring building. We loved everything about Cassiar and we will stay there again. The Steelhead house where we stayed was very nicely appointed and has beautiful first nations framed art that I would love in my home. The large handmade cedar table was a superb added touch for our large family dinner. My girls loved flipping rocks looking for creatures at low tide and playing with Kuma,Betty and Veronica the very docile, gentle dogs. I appreciated the gated entrance which gives your stay that extra feeling of privilege as this is your home while you are at Cassiar. The scenery is exceptional and so nice to be away from the major centre of Prince Rupert. I prefer giving my hard earned cash to a family operation and Cassiar is a family operation.
I am very excited about the VIA rail stop that is possible to organize and that maybe how we get there on our next trip from Edmonton. Memories are not made in the chain hotels. Memories are made when you take and adventure from the norm.
look no further, a million dollar view for pennies per night.

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Liked best: The million dollar view
Liked least: nothing really
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Aug 2016
Thanks, Sean and family, for taking the time to share your experience at the Cassiar Cannery! This is a remarkable place and we are so fortunate to be able to share it with other adventurous, remarkable people! Thanks for coming and see you next year!
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Nona A
Smithers, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Private, peaceful, serene....”
Reviewed 28 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Our second go at this fabulously private getaway and more yet to come ! Such a wonderful space for relaxed sitting and watching of the world going by as the tide gently ebbs and flows beneath the deck. Truly at the end of the road with only the odd train passing by. Great place to practice your "porching", weather permitting enjoy a beverage of choice and get your tan on OR if the weather isn't cooperating, relax behind the glass and still absorb it all in while dry and delightfully warm. Everything provided, only had to bring our own grub and tonic :) we loved every minute of our stay in the Sockeye house with Mark & Justine 's finishing touches. Absolutely recommend the place and the people . Thank you Mark, Justine & Nicholas (oh, and not to forget Betty, Veronica and Kumho )

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Liked best: Privacy
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
29 Jul 2016
Nona! Thanks so much for the lovely review. Truly our pleasure to host you two! Can't wait until next time! Justine
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Garlicgur...
British Columbia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Ecology Week”
Reviewed 24 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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I had the privilege of attending the first Ecology Week run at Cassiar Cannery this year. It wasn't a hard sell: I love the beautiful north coast, I love wildlife and bird viewing, I love identifying wild plants ... and I love great food, comfortable surroundings and stimulating company and information.
The course delivered on all counts.
The schedule was action-packed, and included plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with nature. I saw herons fishing for eels from my living room window, I watched grizzlies munching on grass from the comfort of a large catamaran, I saw fascinating, wriggly critters (which I had no idea were living in the mud flats) under a microscope. I was impressed with the caliber of the instructors and lecturers, nearly all of whom were clearly expert in their respective fields. Beyond their expertise and preparedness - these lecturers were personable and entertaining.
One wonders, when one is preparing to share living quarters (and every meal in the lovingly restored general store dining hall) with new acquaintances including the hosts and instructors, how that will go down. Will conversation lag? Will you grow tired of each other's company after a week?
No, it just keeps getting better. You forge friendships. You learn from the other salt-of-the-earth types drawn to this kind of experience. And the science involved in the learning is completely non-threatening.
Justine and her family are natural hosts: they are flexible and generous, and their family tradition steeped in years' past experience in the restaurant business shows in the quality (and quantity !) of delicious meals. No detail was overlooked on the many excursions and it was clear a great deal of planning had gone into the selection of partners for transportation and adventure.
Cassiar Cannery itself is a beautiful, other-worldly place at the end of the road. It's really quite accessible but feels removed, sitting on a tidal river channel surrounded by forested mountains. There are two things to be aware of: dogs and trains. There are three charming resident dogs who greet visitors, but there is nothing to fear from them but being bowled over with love. And the trains - every few hours one is reminded there is an outside world by the very nearby passage of container trains. You get used to it quickly - but bring earplugs for night-time if you're a light sleeper. Otherwise, watch the train show then sigh and smile and remember you're here.

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Management Response
29 Jul 2016
Garlicgurl! Thank you for leaving such a wonderfully detailed review of Cassiar Cannery's inaugural Ecology Week! Eight days of fun learning about the natural world by land, sea and air was a treat to put together and experience! We feel very fortunate that you took a chance to attend the first program and so enjoyed hosting this wonderful group of keen minds and interested people! We are working hard on Ecology Week 2017 and I know all the instructors are looking forward to another great program. Thanks for coming! Justine
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Travis G
1 review
“Cassiar Is Heaven”
Reviewed 10 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Cassiar Cannery is one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. My wife and I spent a week. that felt far too short, in this beautiful spot. The cabins are all original to the cannery, but updated. They are incredibly comfortable and you feel like you are staying in a five star hotel. The owners Justine and Mark were super friendly and helpful, and their dog Kuma was the first to eagerly welcome us to the area, and spent a lot of time snuggling with us as we watched the tide move in and out.

The area surrounding Cassiar is even more amazing. The northern temperate rainforest was just outside our door. Moments from Cassiar you can find waterfalls, huge ceaders and spruce trees, and many good hiking trails. And of course, there is the marine world. Just sitting on the cabin's deck watching the tide move in and out was amazing. Making this even better was watching seals, otters, herons, and other wildlife pass through Inverness Passage was amazing!

While you are up here make sure you charter a tout to get out to sea, and up the Skeena River to see the sights. Or hire a fishing carter, you will not be disappointed!

Cassiar Cannery is an amazing spot, and the perfect location for a romantic get away, to hide out from the world to rest and recover, or as a base to explore the many amazing outdoor activities the area has to offer.

Regardless of what you are looking for Cassiar will more than meet your expectations.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 Jul 2016
Thanks for the lovely review Travis! It was wonderful to meet you and your wife and we really enjoyed having you here at the Cassiar Cannery! We look forward to next time! Justine PS. Kuma has been moping since you two departed.
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