Accommodation

Accommodations in Powell River, Lund, Desolation Sound and the Upper Sunshine Coast

  

From Powell River to Lund and beyond into Desolation Sound there is no shortage of friendly, hospitable and comfortable accommodations that will suit everyone's needs - from camping to uniquely comfortable resort lodgings. Below is a selection of our personal recommendations that will suit all types of travelers - from hard-core campers to luxury seekers, couples to large groups. Please select the type of accommodation that you are interested in below.

 

  1. Camping
  2. Resorts
  3. Inns and Hotels
  4. Cottages and B&Bs
  5. Hostels
  6. Air BnB and VRBO Rentals

Camping

  1. SunLund By-The-Sea 
  • Private campground located in Lund - 10 minutes drive from our Okeover launch site
  • Two minutes walk to Nancy’s Bakery, the Lund hotel, Boardwalk Restaurant and the Lund harbour
  • Double occupancy campsites from $32 per night
  • One and Two bedroom cabins from $145 per night
  • Camping amenities include: electricity, personal showers, free wi-fi, picnic tables and fire pit, wash and laundry rooms

 

2. Willingdon Beach Campground 

  • Private Campground located in Powell River - 35 minutes drive from our Okeover launch site
  • Five minutes drive to all town amenities: supermarkets, coffee shops, Canadian Tire, art galleries, etc
  • Two minutes from Comox ferry and 35 minutes from Saltery Bay ferry terminal
  • Natural park setting right on the shore of the Salish Sea
  • Campground has 81 sites with full and partial hookups, coin-operated showers, laundry facilities, flush toilets, wifi, picnic area and fire pits
  • Pet friendly

 

3. Okeover Arm Provincial Park Campground

  • Located on Okeover Inlet - 5 minutes drive from our launch site and 10 minutes to Lund
  • 14 vehicle accessible and 4 tent only sites available on a first come, first serve basis
  • Basic amenities only: pit toilets, no electricity, picnic areas, drinking water, fire rings
  • $18 per party / night for vehicle accessible sites
  • Pet friendly

 

4. Dinner Rock Forest Service Campground

  • Located on Highway 20 minutes north of Powell River - 15 minutes from our Okeover launch site
  • 13 vehicle sites and 13 tent only sites available on a first come, first serve basis
  • Very basic amenities only: pit toilets, no electricity, picnic areas, large spacious sites can fit bigger groups
  • No fee for camping
  • Incredible views of Savary Island and Strait of Georgia

 

Resorts

  1. Desolation Resort
  • Located on Okeover Inlet - 5 minutes from our launch site
  • 11 unique, fully furnished, handcrafted luxury chalets all equipped with kitchen and dining area and separate living rooms (some even have a fireplace, multiple bathrooms and hot tub)
  • Chalets sleep from 2 to 8 people each, depending on availability
  • 10 minutes from amenities of Lund and 2 minutes from The Laughing Oyster Restaurant
  • Summer double-occupancy rates from $169 to $339 per night (depending on chalet)

 

Inns and Hotels

  1. The Historic Lund Hotel 
  • Located in the village of Lund - 35 minutes drive north of Powell River and 15 minutes from our Okeover launch site
  • All rooms include: coffee maker, kettle, coffee & tea service, hairdryer, TV, DVD's and mini-fridge with complimentary bottled water & air conditioning. 
  • Standard King and Super Boutique Oceanfront Rooms also available
  • Hotel building includes general store, post office, laundry room, pub and dining area, as well as Powell River Sea Kayak’s satellite Lund shop
  • Pet friendly (with caveats)
  • Summer rates from $130 per night (Standard room)
  • Continental Breakfast included

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  2. Old Courthouse Inn 

  • Heritage hotel located in Townsite district of Powell River, next door to the town’s still operating paper mill  - 35 minutes drive from our Okeover launch site
  • 8 minutes drive to town amenities: supermarkets, coffee shops, Canadian Tire, art galleries, etc
  • 5 minutes drive to Comox ferry and 35 minutes to Saltery Bay ferry terminal
  • Rooms are elegantly furnished and include cable TV, wifi, DVD player and movie selection, coffe and tea, bar fridge
  • Restaurant / Cafe located on the premises
  • Pet friendly (with management approval)
  • Summer rates from $129 per night (double occupancy)
  • Complimentary full hot breakfast included in restaurant

 

Cottages and B&Bs

1. Blitz Beach House 

  • Ocean front beach house located 20 minutes drive north of Powell River - also 20 minutes from our Okeover launch site
  • Fully furnished studio suite has: queen size bed, expansive ocean views, private balcony and entrance, wifi, satellite TV, bar fridge, fully equipped kitchen, coffee maker and kettle, gas BBQ and fire pit with wood provided
  • Sleeps 2 adults (enquire about children)
  • No pets
  • Minimum 2 night stay in summer
  • Summer rates are $320 for two night stay, $160 for each additional night
  • Weekly rates available

 

2. Boxwood Cottage and Gardens 

  • Located in the heart of Powell River - 35 minutes drive from our Okeover launch site
  • Unique private cottage and suite set amongst a large English garden with gazebo, fire pit, patio and private creek on the property
  • Cottage - 4 bedrooms / 1 bath; Suite - 3 bedrooms / 1 bath — great for families and larger split groups
  • Quirky treehouse for additional guests with double bed available for $50 / night
  • Kitchens in both cottage and suite, fireplaces, ocean views
  • Summer rates from $150 / night per couple, minimum 2 night stay
  • Small-pet friendly 

 

3. The Magical Dome - Enchanted Forest Getaway 

  • Located 5 minutes north of the village of Lund - 20 minutes from our Okeover launch site
  • Very unique, quirky, secluded west coast rental cottage nestled amongst the rainforest, includes accompanying bunkhouse and sleeps anywhere from 2 to 13 people
  • Dome includes fully equipped kitchen, loft, and spacious living area; property includes bathhouse, sauna and guest bunkhouse for larger groups
  • High season rates from $150 / night double occupancy, $25 extra per person
  • 3 night minimum during high season (June 29-September 5)

 

Hostels

1. Powell River Harbour Guesthouse and Hostel 

  • Located metres from the Comox ferry terminal in Powell River - 35 minutes drive to our Okeover launch site
  • Mixed dorms and private rooms available
  • Amenities include: fully equipped common kitchen, large common area, wifi, sun deck with ocean views, laundry facility, secure storage for valuables / bikes / etc, parking
  • Pets allowed in private rooms 
  • Dorm rates from $25 / person; private rooms from $55 / 2 people

 

Air BnB / VRBO Rentals

1. The Grouse House B&B 

  • Located just north of the village of Lund - 15 minutes from our Okeover launch site
  • 5 acre property nestled amongst towering trees and gardens; cozy, warm and comfortable
  • Accommodates four people in two rooms
  • Gourmet breakfast includes fresh, locally sourced ingredients
  • Rate for double room is $99 / night (plus Air BnB service fee)
  • No minimum stay
  • Weekly rates available

 

2. Forest Garden Cottage

  • Remote property located at the head of Okeover Inlet - 25 minutes drive north of Powell River and 20 minutes from our Okeover launch site
  • Off-grid living! Solar and micro-hydro. Wood stove for heat; propane for cooking range, fridge and hot water. Wifi is available and there is cell phone coverage at the main house
  • Cottage sleeps four people - Queen bed in bedroom and foldout sofa in living area
  • Cottage is fully furnished and includes full kitchen, hot water, shower, linens and towels
  • Fluctuating rates - around $130 for up to 4 people / night
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Pets considered, non smoking

 

3.Beautiful Home Close to Comox Ferry

  • One block from Comox / Texada ferry terminal, Marine Drive shopping district, local restaurants.
  • Large sunny deck with ocean and mountain views.
  • 3 bedroom house sleeps six guests - great for families!
  • Pet friendly.
  • $110 / night for the entire house + cleaning fee.
  • Minimum stay 2 nights.

 

4.Sunset Vista Suite

  • Located in Powell River's Historic Townsite district.
  • Walk to nearby trails, Townsite Brewery, the Patricia Theatre and some restaurants.
  • Incredible ocean and mountain view from the spacious deck.
  • 2 bedrooms accommodates 4 guests.
  • Shared laundry with second suite in basement (self-contained).
  • $109 / night + cleaning fee for 2 guests (slightly more for 3-4 guests).
  • Minimum stay 2 nights.

 

5. Small Townsite Home - Private Room

  • Located in Powell River Townsite.
  • Walk to nearby trails, Townsite Brewery, the Patricia Theatre and some restaurants.
  • Private bedroom accommodates 2 guests, 4 guests max.
  • Historic home with modern and bright feel - hardwood floors, sunny verandah, rear patio.
  • No smoking, no pets.
  • No minimum stay!
  • $89 / night for 2 guests + cleaning fee.

 

6. Boutique Cottage for Two

  • Located in Lund, 30 minutes north of Powell River and 10 minutes from our launch site in Okeover Inlet.
  • Small funky cottage nestled in the woods sleeps 2 guests with full kitchen, bath, laundry, outdoor hot water shower.
  • Short walk to village of Lund with bakery, pub, restaurant, kayak rentals and tours, and water taxi to Savary Island.
  • Close access to trails, including the Sunshine Coast Trail right out the front door!
  • $127 / night + cleaning fee.
  • Minimum stay 3 nights.

 

7. Finn Bay House

  • Located in the village of Lund.
  • Waterfront, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom artist retreat, sleeps 4 people.
  • Short walk to Lund Harbour and amenities, multiple wooded trails, beach access.
  • $200 / night + cleaning fee.
  • Minimum 3 night stay (inquire for shorter durations).

 

8. Private Oceanfront Cottage

  • 15 minutes north of Powell River, 15 minutes south of Lund / Okeover.
  • Beautiful wood cottage with loft-style bedroom sleeps 4 people.
  • Large bathroom, kitchen, and hot tub!
  • Close to trails, short drive both to Powell River and Lund and assorted restaurants and shopping.
  • Average $132 / night summer rate + cleaning fee.
  • Minimum 2 night stay.

 

 For a complete regional list of accommodation options head to powellriver.info and check our their detailed listings.

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