Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental

Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2014
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Morning-Glory is a designer decorated Arbutus cottage in the Oceanside Village Resort. This cottage has all the amenities and when you arrive we supply a welcoming bottle of wine along with the cuddly terry robes so you can begin relaxing immediately.

Designed with the outdoors in mind, the cottage has two bedrooms. The windows let in the glorious sunshine and the comfortable design of the cottage encourages rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. The walls are adorned with oriiginal artwork by Louise Parrack and they are available for purchase.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessities - including patio glassware, dishes, pots and pans, toaster, coffee maker, blender, mixer and placemats. Full size appliances are provided.

The dining room table comfortably seats six and the stools also work on the eating bar. Play boardgames, plan trips with the literature provided in the binders or enjoy meals prepared in the fully equipped kitchen or on the gas grill on the patio.

The living room has a sofa bed, TV with DVD player, VCR and a stereo. It opens onto the sunny deck which has patio furniture and a barbecue for those who enjoy outdoor meals. The vaulted pine ceiling in the living and dining room gives a wonderful light and airy feel to this cottage. The ceiling fan and gas fireplace are there to ensure you are comfortable whatever the weather. Watch the TV (cable included) or videos/DVD’s or curl up with a book. A supply of games, puzzles and dvd's provide hours of entertainment.

The master bedroom has it’s own TV and DVD player. The bed is a very comfortable queen size with lots of pillows and a down duvet. The second bedroom has a double bed and duvet. Warm terry robes are supplied for the adults. A tub and a separate shower adorn the bathroom and all towels are supplied..

The cottage is also equipped with local telephone and high speed secured wireless internet access.

There is an enclosed pool and hot tub and excercise room while the beach is a short 10 minute walk away. For beach days, we supply beach chairs, towels and sand castle building equipment. Adjacent to the complex is Riptide Lagoon Miniature Golf and bumper cars. You're just minutes from the centrally-located Community Park, loaded with activities for all ages and it's expansive beach. A varied mix of shops, cafes, grocery and specialty stores make up the Parksville shopping district just minutes away. After a day of walking, hiking, swimming, biking, golfing or shopping, indulge yourself at the Tranquil Moments Day Spa & Salon on site, or sit back and relax with a cup of imported green tea or freshly made sushi or baked goods from Sakura Cafe. For dining purposes, we have other fine restaurants that are within a short drive of your cottage.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets welcome

Recent Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

My second stay and it is just as great as the first. Love the special touches with the dog treats, blanket and toys ....Sadie loved playing with the toys. Thanks for another great stay!
May 2014
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Reviews

business
Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7035032
1-877-938-4887
Parksville Vancouver Island
5

Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5
This cute two bedroom cottage was in a perfect location for us and our young daughter with the pool and mini golf right outside our door. It was very clean with all of the amenities we needed.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to give us a review - guest feedback is very important to us! We are so happy that you enjoyed the Guest House. We look forward to having your family visit us again.
business
Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7035032
1-877-938-4887
Parksville Vancouver Island
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5
Stayed at Morning Glory for six wonderful nights. The cabin is as advertised and shown on the website. Very nicely decorated and extremely well outfitted with extra towels and a wonderful variety of beach and picnic supplies. The Kitchen was extremely well supplied with every thing you could possibly want. Renters should note that this unit is located right next to the parking lot for an adjacent mini-golf/small amusement park. However, there is a privacy fence between the cabin and the parking lot and we did not find there was any issues with noise.

The owners were very easy to deal with over e-mail. All in all a beautiful and very well appointed cabin and we would not hesitate to recommend it to friends and family.
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and we are pleased that your stay was enjoyable. We hope to see you again soon. As you said, guests at the cottage have never had issues with noise and often comment on how quiet and peaceful it is.
business
Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7035032
1-877-938-4887
Parksville Vancouver Island
4

Great stay at Morning Glory Guest House

  • 4 of 5
It was a very cute cabin perfect for our small family! It was a great spot, and so great that we could bring our dog. The kitchen had everything we needed, as we stayed for 7 nights and did lots of cooking. The pool was great and the beach was about 15 min walk away but we brought our bikes and could get there really fast. The only problem was the mattress in the master bedroom was really uncomfortable so I had a lot of back aches every morning, also the duvet cover did not appear to washed as it had blood stains on it when we arrived. Overall, the rest of the cabin was clean and it was so nice to have the week to enjoy it :)
  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review – we appreciate it. This is the first time anyone has complained about the mattress – I also suffer back-pain at times so we chose a mattress which had lots of support and of a better quality. We have had several reviews from people who said they loved the comfy beds and we are fortunate to have many guests who love to return to the Guest House year after year. However, mattress choice is very personal and that is why there are so many different models. I hope that your back has improved.

Our cleaner has been with us for 3 years and we appreciate all the extra work that she does – she goes out of her way to make sure that everything is clean and working properly for our guests. However everyone makes mistakes and if you encountered a problem with the duvet, I wish you would have called us immediately so we could have rectified it for you. The duvets are stored in the closet because not everyone appreciates the extra warmth they provide. Protocol is that these duvets be unrolled after each stay to check that they have not been used or stained. Although we have asked guests to leave soiled linens out when they leave, not everyone admits to having had an accident such as a nose bleed or a child coloring with felt pens which caused a problem. Many times they have carefully rolled up the duvets and it appeared they were not used. It would be easy to miss if pushed for time. We have extra duvet covers in the cottage and could have changed it out for you if you had called us as per the instruction sheet on the table.

We appreciate your comments and will review the procedures with our cleaner to make sure that this doesn’t happen again. I have also included the review you had left in our guest book in fairness to all who read this review.

“Walked to Rathtrevor Beach and had a fire and played in the park. Pool was great. Very clean cabin with everything we needed. Thanks for the dog treats and bottle of wine. Can’t wait to come back next year.”
business
Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7035032
1-877-938-4887
Parksville Vancouver Island
5

Great month stay

  • 5 of 5
My husband and rented this cottage for a month (mid Dec - mid Jan). When we arrived the cottage was spotless and so very well equipmented that you only need to bring your clothes. We had no problem with anything but if we did we were sure the owners would have addressed it right away. We enjoyed the indoor pool in the complex and the location near Rathtrevor Park. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return soon!
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are happy that you had a great vacation and we look forward to seeing you again!
business
Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7035032
1-877-938-4887
Parksville Vancouver Island
Banff, Alberta
5

Christmas Vacation - 1st VRBO experience

  • 5 of 5
Location - Great ... walking distance (with dogs) to Rathtrevor Beach , quick in & out for highway access, not "busy" in and around unit.

Cottage description was totally accurate - completely stocked kitchen - down to spice rack ! Set-up was great - bedrooms, living & dining areas and bathroom all clean, comfortable and well-stocked (linens, etc). Amazing to have washer & dryer on site

Pleasantly surprised at reasonable rate over "busy" Christmas period - having worked in hotels, usually rates spike over Christmas & New Years.
Communication before, during and after was good - expectations were clearly laid out.

Was above & beyond our expectation ..little details that were unexpected: Christmas Tree, welcome package and treats for both us and our dog !, selection of movies, games and for summer guests beach chairs/toys and towels.

We took a couple cards and have recommended this as an option for friends who may be looking for rental options on Vancouver Island.

Sadly with family and visiting we "underutilized" a lot of the options ... even to watch a couple movies, rad a book or use the pool !

Woudl definitely recommend this cottage for a "quiet" getaway of any type ! We'll have to try it again.
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to seeing you again - all returning guests receive a 10% discount. Thank you for giving us a review and for passing our cards on to your friends!
business
Morning-Glory Guest House - pet friendly vacation rental
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7035032
1-877-938-4887
Parksville Vancouver Island
Surrey
5

Great cabin with tasteful decor!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at morning glory for two days and it was such a great palce to stay. Clean and well organized with all the amenties of home. Unfortunately we had no time to enjoy this cabin as we were invovlved in a weekend wedding. Coming back with my dog as he would love it here in Parksville.
Thanks for the wine and the great experience.
Sherry & Dean
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sherry and Dean - we look forward to your return visit with your dog. Please remember that all our returning guests receive a 10% discount! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay.

Cheers
Colleen and Marty

Location

Activity and Interests

Morning-Glory is in close proximity to:

Beach (less than a ten minute walk)

Golf (6 courses within a half hour drive)

Shopping

Restaurants

Hiking

Art Museums, Theatre

Milner Gardens

Fishing, Kayaking

Spas

Adventure tours

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $115 - $210

    Weekly Rate: $580 - $1400

    Monthly Rate: $580 - $1400


  • Close to Rathtrevor Beach Park this delightful two bedroom cottage has all that you need for short or long stays - in our wonderful summers or mild winters. Relax by the warm fireplace, explore the Oceanside area and play on the sunny beaches, this vacation rental provides comfort, convenience and accessibility to all the area has to offer
    Winter
    Nov 1 to Feb 29 Daily $115 $580/week $1400/month (except Christmas)
    Spring/Fall
    Mar 1 - June 26 Daily $140 $700/week $1625/month
    Sep 3 - Oct 31
    Summer
    Jun 27 - Sep 2 Daily $210 $1400/week $5580/month
    Holiday
    Dec 19 - Jan 1 Daily $140 $700/week
    Pets $20/day to a maximu of $100 All rates have a 5% sales tax to be added
    All prices are subject to change until verified

Amenities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
  • Luxury
  • Spa

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Hot Tub

Suitability

  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Beach View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Notes:

  • Queen size bed Double bed 1 bathrooms Laundry Facilities 1 full size sofa beds All linens including robes, bedding and towels Stove, Fridge, Dishwasher, Microwave Secure Wireless Internet 2 televisions, dvd players, vcr, stereo and cable tv Patio furniture, barbecue Beach chairs, sand toys, picnic basket Down duvets and pillows
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