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This Powell River cabin is on the beach, 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Okeover Arm Provincial Park, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Nootka Dunes Golf Club and Willingdon Beach Park. Townsite Brewing and Powell River Putters Mini Golf are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Property Features

This smoke-free cabin features a private beach, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, wedding services, a garden, and barbecue grills are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 13 cabins have balconies and feature kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Guests will also find living rooms, dining areas, and coffee makers.

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4.3 out of 5
93% of guests recommend
4.6 Room cleanliness
4.1 Service & staff
4.4 Room comfort
4.2 Hotel condition
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Quiet place to relax.

5 out of 5
Posted Oct 3, 2016
The resort is absolutely fantastic. It's clean and isolated. We stayed in 8-1 and had no one above us so what's absolutely ideal with an amazing view of the water. Use of kayaks with paddles and life jackets was a welcome addition. Staff are friendly and the resort is well looked after. If you are looking for a peace and quiet this is the place for you.
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Nice cabin, cozy and clean

5 out of 5
Posted Sep 27, 2016
This was a very nice cabin surrounded by nature. The room was clean and well equipped. It was cozy and relaxing. The staff was friendly and we really liked the Laughing Oyster. We would stay here again
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Beautiful view of Okeover Inlet

4 out of 5
by from BC Canada
Posted Sep 12, 2016
Pros: There were kayaks and canoes for use for free. The beautiful, picturesque setting is unbeatable
Cons: The towels looked like they've been used too much. Bedding could be more "hotel like"
Location: Waterfront location. Good for kayaking, canoeing, boating, etc
We have the best chalet at the site. It was right at the water's edge. There were lots of windows to frame the beautiful view. However, the rooms were a bit dated. Some upgrading in the decor and improvement of beddings and towels would be nice. Overall, it's at a beautiful and tranquil setting.
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My confirmed reservations were not honored

1 out of 5
by from Bellevur, WA
Posted Aug 19, 2016
After a 10 hour commute, I was met by a smirking giggling horrible woman who said your reservations were cancelled, no apology. On my confirmation from Expedia it said confirmed reservation, no need to reconfirm.????
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Nice apt overlooking the beach.

4 out of 5
Posted Jul 15, 2016
Pros: We liked the layout of the apartment and the view of Desolation Sound in the AM with the clouds hanging in the trees as the sun came up.
Cons: It would be nice if there were provisions to be able to watch movies or videos when the weather is a little dreary.
Location: The town of Lund is about 5 Km away from the resort, and there is not really anything there with the exception of a store, restaurant and a bakery.
We were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations since we could find no others in the area. We were not advised about not being able to have children in our building (2 such on property) which was disappointing because we were in the area to visit grandchildren. A little more information would have been helpful. The weather was OK, but could have been better.
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Very nice hotel

5 out of 5
Posted May 28, 2016
If you are into exploring wilderness and having excellent level of comfort living, this hotel is for you. We enjoyed every minute of stay there. Close to the beach, kayaking rental is 3km away (be prepared for dusty road), Desolation Sound Park - Grace Harbour is about 2 hours away by kayak.
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True get-away from everything

3 out of 5
by from Seattle, WA
Posted Oct 11, 2015
Pros: If you have a kayak or canoe, bring it, it is a nice place for that. I enjoyed the setting. Took 12 hours to get there from Seattle leaving at 7AM
Cons: Unfortunately, BC hasn't preserved much land in this general area for public access to the water. Which is a bit disappointing. Don't expect a beach.
Location: The restaurants and bakery or good. There are artisans, one of the best art spots is underneath the Lund Hotel. Really only fishing & kayaking to do.
The cabins look over the water, and the setting is quiet and peaceful. You'll need to stop in Powell River or Sechelt and get your food, bread, milk, coffee, filters, creamer, popcorn, sandwich makings etc. While you are in Powell River, pop up to Joyce Avenue and get gas at the 7-11, there really isn't a station in Lund. They have a full kitchen with all the tools you'll need to cook, and nice dishes to eat on. You will be doing all your own dishes by hand, no dishwasher. There is a great restaurant right down the road that serves one of the best dinners I've had travelling - Laughing Oyster. You'll have to walk from your parked car down to your chalet, so I would say that it is not handicap accessible. There is no cell service, most of the time, but there is a weak resort internet that you can access and do Skype or similar. There is no TV or other entertainment, unless it is already on your laptop or tablet, then you are good. Fully electric with big dinning tables and comfortable sofas. If your idea of vacation is just sitting on a deck, talking, barbequing, reading, and writing, or playing cards is what you long for, then this is perfect. The chalets are well appointed, and comfortable for a retreat. There are no curtains on the windows that face the lake, so if you aren't use to an open house it might feel weird. There are curtains in the bedroom. There were temperature controls for every room. There is a shortage of activities, if that is important.
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Very Peaceful and Secluded

5 out of 5
by from Vancouver, BC
Posted Aug 24, 2015
The resort is very secluded and kept in immaculate condition. The rooms were clean and the resort staff were friendly and helpful. They even offered to drive us into town for the Blackberry festival. A must stay for anyone looking to get away for the weekend
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Charming break from city life.

4 out of 5
Posted Oct 14, 2014
Pros: Quiet, with loads of character. Not your typical resort -- cedar finishes, each cottage unique. Rustic, but with all the comforts of home.
Cons: Not much to criticize here.
Location: We didn;t check out the Sunshine Coast Trail but will save that for next time. Laughing Oyster and historic Lund if you feel like exporing.
We spent two wonderful nights here. Breathtaking views, canoes and kayaks available, and clean, comfortable beds were a much welcome break from life in YVR -- but with all the amenities. It took a little while to warm up the cabin, but once we discovered a window had been left wide open the problem was easily solved. Buffet dinner and music at the Laughing Oyster were slightly over-rated, but ok. Highlight was meandering around the coastline in a canoe and stopping for lunch on the beach.
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Quiet resort close to the water

5 out of 5
by from courtenay b.c.
Posted Jul 5, 2014
Pros: no T,V in our room what a concept, wilderness resort as it should be
Cons: leave it as it is wonderful
Location: situated on the inlet near desolation marine park very close to Lund also down the road from resort is the restaurant the laughing oyster good food
excellent peace and quiet nature all around accommodation above standard expected
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Cabin Amenities

Cabin Amenities

Simply step outside to unwind on the cabin's beach. Summer fun is a breeze at Desolation Resort with activities like kayaking and rowing/canoeing.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Desolation Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 13 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • On private beach 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 13 
  • Wedding services 


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Microwave 
  • Kitchen 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Shower only 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Separate living room 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the cabin include a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 

Cabin Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of CAD 10 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: CAD 10 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Cabin Name

  • Desolation Powell River
  • Desolation Resort
  • Desolation Resort Powell River
  • Desolation Hotel Powell River

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.