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The Historic Old Customs House

5 reviews
view from the deck of Johnstone  Straits and of Vancouver Island
front of the building with the balcony
living room
laundry room
bedroom for 2 people
stairs to enter the suite
bedroom with 2 beds
keeping our eye out for you !
sunset !
view the local birds
visit our historic buildings ( the old church)
Local fishing boat
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Enjoy your stay in this quaint, fully equipped 2 bedroom suite located upstairs in the Historic Old Customs House (built in 1917) overlooking beautiful Johnstone Straits, right downtown Alert Bay. (home of the killer whale)
from your deck:.
see the cruise ships as they pass by on their way to and from Alaska
Enjoy the marine life in the bay
watch the soaring bald eagles and marine birds as they search for fish
experience life in our friendly little Island community
About the Owner, maxine w
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 91 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN4732904
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This is the place to stay on Alert Bay. Just steps from the ferry and market, beautiful view from the porch, totem poles additional steps from door, and plush and cozy accommodations. Maxine was not only considerate of our desire to have our pup along, but she rushed to send my case of makeup that I left on the table!...

Management response:

I loved having you and your husband and your little dog Emma visit us. Just would have liked you to stay longer ! warm regards, maxine


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Vancouver Island
Reviewed 18 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Management response:

It was a great pleasure having you and your wife stay with us. I look forward to your return and hopefully you will get a chance to see some whales !!!


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Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Management response:

we surely enjoyed having you and your son stay with us and we look forward to your next visit. maxine


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Twin
    3 Kings
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: $108 / stay - Deposit
  • dog per day: $27 / stay - Fee
  • cleaning fee per stay: $43 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
pets may be allowed upon request.<Taxes included in the rates
$100. returnable damage deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Located downtown Alert Bay, overlooking beautiful Johnstone straits, close to the downtown shopping area .( directly across from the Information center , the Library museum and the town square)
Visit the info center and see the original watercolor paintings by Chris Nancarrow (a day in the life of Alert Bay)
stroll along the board walk aside the seawall or walk the beaches in search of the blue, venetian glass trade beads or shells and treasures hiding in the pebbled sand
sit on the balcony and enjoy the snow capped mountains of Vancouver Island and the clear ocean waters of the pacific.
watch the marine shipping activities or look for the cruise ships on their way to and from alaska
spot killer whales, dolphins, mink and sea otters along with the cormorants and kingfishers, beau...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Port Hardy (small airstrip on cormorant Island): 64.0 km
Railway: Vancouver: 0.0 km
Ferry: Port McNeill /Alert Bay: 4.8 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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