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Ocean Sands Resort

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of Ocean Sands Resort

Ocean Sands Resort

3.0 star property
Parksville hotel on beach

9.0/10 Superb

275 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
The price is CA $169
Price available on 11/29/2022
1165-Resort Drive, Parksville, BC, V9P2E2

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (ZNA-Nanaimo Harbour Water Aerodrome) - 29 min drive
  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 38 min drive
  • Sechelt, BC (YHS-Sunshine Coast Regional) - 26.7 miles/43 km
  • Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome) - 24.1 miles/38.9 km


  • British Bobby Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Black Goose Inn - 14 min walk
  • Ichi Sushi - 3 min drive
  • Amrikko's Indian Cuisine - 3 min drive
  • Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company - 4 min drive

About this property

Ocean Sands Resort

Situated by the ocean, Ocean Sands Resort is a great choice for a stay in Parksville. You can get a morning swim in at the seasonal outdoor pool, and the spa tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. A sauna and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers say great things about the pool and comfortable beds.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 25 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4 PM - 6 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 19
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19


  • Up to 3 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Playground

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna


  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)

Fees & policies

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from October 02 to June 23:
  • Swimming pool

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for CAD 5 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 9 PM
  • The outdoor pool opens for the season in May

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Ocean Sands Resort Parksville
Ocean Sands Parksville
Ocean Sands Hotel Parksville
Ocean Sands Resort Parksville, Vancouver Island
Ocean Sands Resort Hotel
Ocean Sands Resort Parksville
Ocean Sands Resort Hotel Parksville

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ocean Sands Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Ocean Sands Resort?
As of 28 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Ocean Sands Resort on 29 Nov 2022 start from CA $169, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is there a pool at Ocean Sands Resort?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10 AM to 9 PM.
Are pets allowed at Ocean Sands Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Ocean Sands Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ocean Sands Resort?
You can check in from 4 PM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Ocean Sands Resort and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like hiking, horseback riding, and kayaking. Additional recreation nearby includes spelunking. Relax in the spa tub or enjoy the use of other amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool and a sauna. Ocean Sands Resort also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Ocean Sands Resort?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include British Bobby Restaurant (7-min walk), Black Goose Inn (14-min walk), and Lefty's Fresh Food (2.1 mi).
What's the area around Ocean Sands Resort like?
Ocean Sands Resort is located on the waterfront, a short 9-minute walk from Riptide Lagoon Adventure Golf and 8 minutes' walk from Rathtrevor Beach.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Nice and lovely Hotel. The staff/team were very helpful and sincere. The rooms were of adequate size. The amenities were great! Pricing is great as long as you get a good rate.
J.E, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Easy access to beach and large living area. Some furniture is showing its age and is soiled.
Warren, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Facility is a bit dated but very comfortable and in a beautiful spot.
Kyle, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely location and friendly staff
Jennifer, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Antoinette, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The view couldn’t be more spectacular! And super accommodating to a 9pm check in. Can’t wait to return.
Pam, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gorgeous view. Lovely room. Would stay again for sure.
Kimberly, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Quiet, relaxing, beautiful views!
Frances, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The incredible communication from the desk to make sure we were comfortable and asking if we needed anything. Exceptional service!
Wendy, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We will happily return
The unit had a beautiful view, was spacious, and was sparkling clean. It was private and we enjoyed watching the water from the cozy window-side chairs. Front desk very responsive. Overall, a relaxing time, and we will happily return.
2-night trip
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