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shirley & dan oneill:
Date: 2012-07-03
Location: eastern ontario
Comment: Along with friends from France we congratulate Tom and Marla on their excellent service;we stayed 2 nights, thoroughly enjoying our stay. Owners demonstrated super friendly hospitality.
Billy & Rocio Rutter:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Acapulco, Mexico
Comment: It was such a pleasure to stay in your wonderful place. Thank you.
Anton and Sonja Borys:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Germany
Comment: The Cedar Wood Lodge is charmingly beautiful; The word "hospitality" takes on another meaning.
Elisabeth and Lennart Chasson:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Vimmerby, Sweden
Comment: Tank sa mycket for allt! Thanks for everything!
Kent and Jannilyn Nelson:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Kaysville, Utah, USA
Comment: Thank you! Thank you! What a delight it is to stay here with you in the Cedar Wood Lodge. May the Lord bless you and your family always.
David, Jane, Matthew, and Clare:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: England
Comment: Hospitality above and beyond! We felt as part of your family. The Lodge is beautifully situated, very tastefully decorated and maintained. Homey and friendly. We will recommend you.
Quincy Cheng:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Sydney, Australia
Jose and Leticia :
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Comment: Thank you so much for share your hospitality and your beautiful home. Great place with great food.
Paul and Shelly Munro:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Papakura, New Zealand
Comment: You are wonderful hosts, Your breakfast scones are to die for!!!
Anna and Kristof Huszar:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Comment: So verry thanks for a good night and many sweet dreams.
Sagiv & Annat:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Comment: A very home-like place to stay. So quiet and inviting. Thanks
Doug & Cheryl Read:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Sooke, B.C.
Comment: Marla and Tom...you are stars!! Our stay in the Cedar Wood Lodge far exceeded our expectations!
Sopharanh and Ramsey Affifi:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Laos, Cambodia
Comment: Thank you so very much for our wonderful stay in your beautiful lodge.
Don and Jane Cathro:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Nairn, Scotland
Comment: A wonderful breakfast in a fabulous place. Thank you.
John and JoAnn Welch:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Boca Grande, Florida, USA
Comment: This was our 3rd visit to your lovely B&B. Your hospitality is fabulous! Thanks once again.
Mike and Terri Hall:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Surrey, England
Comment: The Cedar Wood Lodge is an oasis of love and tranquility. Thank you so much.
Fabrizio and Marisa :
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Arezzo, Italy
Comment: We had a beautiful stay with you. Thanks
Klaus and Eva Ross:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Munster, Germany
Comment: Everything was at its best. Also a very delicious breakfast. Thank you.
Belmond Tchoumba:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Yaounde, Cameroon, Africa
Comment: A very nice place and wonderful, kind hosts.
Lisiate Feigna:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Tonga, & Mesa, Arizona
Comment: This place is Heaven on Earth!!!
Maggie & Will Wagstaff:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Isles of Scilly, UK
Comment: Thanks so much for all of your help and advice. Our stay in the Cedar Wood Lodge was wonderful!
The Pascuals:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Maryland, USA
Comment: Thank you so much. We were overwhelmed by your hospitality.
Corwin and Debby Holtz:
Date: 2010-11-08
Location: Dryden, New York
Comment: A fantastic stay. Thank you for all of the "Tour Guide" advice.
Chris and Kim:
Date: 2010-10-27
Location: Layton, Utah, USA
Comment: Every aspect of our stay was absolutely delightful! The breakfast that Marla obviously spent alot of time on was wonderful. The Euro-spa bathtubs were the perfect way to end each day. We definitely recommend the Cedar Wood Lodge Bed and Breakfast Inn and will be back. The price is very competitive. Thank you Tom and Marla: you made us feel just like family.
The Babbage Family:
Date: 2007-06-19
Location: Sevenoaks Kent England
Comment: We had a wonderful stay with Marla, she made us feel so welcome. First class breakfast in beautiful surroundings.
Terry & Judy Bristow:
Date: 2007-02-06
Location: Kaysville, Utah
Comment: I was very impressed when our son who is serving a 2-year mission as a missionary for the LDS Church, wrote in his weekly email today, what wonderful people you were and what a beautiful lodge you have. He also mentioned that after his mission is completed that when we tour his favorite spots, your lodge would be one of the first. Thank you so much for feeding our son and his missionary companion. We know that they at least had one good meal this week. God Bless!
Tim & Pauline Carr:
Date: 2006-05-28
Location: So. Georgia Island, Antarctica
Comment: A perfect experience. Many thanks!
Susan Feigin:
Date: 2006-05-23
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Comment: Thanks for making my first visit to Vancouver Island so welcoming!
Peter and Phillipa:
Date: 2006-05-14
Location: Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Comment: Fantastic! Excellent in every way!
The Hamiltons:
Date: 2006-04-08
Location: Stonehouse, Scotland
Comment: Thank you so Much! Peaceful, friendly--Just Grand!!
Shirley Rempel:
Date: 2006-03-15
Location: Vancouver, B. C.
Comment: A Wonderful stay! Peaceful and rejuvenating.
Adelin Moir:
Date: 2006-01-18
Location: Sydney, Australia
Comment: Wonderful and relaxing!
Gloria Culpepper:
Date: 2005-09-15
Location: Long Beach, CA, USA
Comment: Fantabulous!!!
Urs & Suzanne Schwander and Werner & Therese Bachofen:
Date: 2005-09-11
Location: Switzerland
Comment: Thanks for the many wonderful days and your great hospitality.
Margit and Jessica DeHaan:
Date: 2005-09-07
Location: Pemberton, BC
Comment: The best sleep in a very long time and an all around wonderful experience. Lovely decor and atmosphere. We enjoyed your friendliness.
Toshi, Kumiko, Erica, & Maika Nakayama:
Date: 2005-08-26
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Comment: We loved our 2nd year stay at Cedar Wood Lodge. We'll be back again next year!
The Naylors:
Date: 2005-08-20
Location: Grand Forks, B.C. Canada
Comment: Thank heavens for your delightful jetted massage tubs! Yeah!! I'm finally really clean!
Cy and Jerre Goldin:
Date: 2005-08-18
Location: Reno, Nevada, USA
Comment: Tom & Marla--You are fabulous Inn-keepers! You made us feel like a part of your family. Thanks for all of your advice on where to go and what to see. Wonderful breakfasts!
Simon and Zena Muth:
Date: 2005-08-15
Location: Berkshire, U.K.
Comment: Thanks for a wonderful place to rest and recharge the batteries after big-city chaos.
Annette and Anders:
Date: 2005-08-12
Location: Falun, Sweden
Comment: Thanks for a wonderful stay, including all the excellent hiking tips.
Stefano Michelanis Family:
Date: 2005-08-11
Location: Trieste, Italy
Comment: Very relaxing! Tom & Marla have been so kind to us!
Katy Casteel:
Date: 2005-07-31
Location: Paris, France
Comment: Accueil tres convivial et sympathique. Merci pour votre gentillesse.
Jim and June Passmore:
Date: 2005-07-28
Location: New Zealand
Comment: Truly a great lodge, and a wonderful welcome. Many thanks.
Christian, Kirsten, Adrian, Milena Spremberg:
Date: 2005-07-27
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Comment: What better compliment could we make than to say: We felt completely at home with Tom and Marla at Cedar Wood Lodge. Thank You for the many nice days.
Kasper and Kylie Johansen:
Date: 2005-07-18
Location: Australia
Comment: We had a great stay. Yummy breakfast!
Barb Bradstock:
Date: 2005-07-16
Location: USA
Comment: Your beautiful property, expert service, and all-out warmth and sharing were a joy. And thanks for the Salmon!
Pattie McGill:
Date: 2005-07-16
Comment: When you go on vacation, you hope it will be perfect--and my stay here was! What a delightful home you have shared with me.
John and Pat Steiner:
Date: 2005-07-15
Location: Kaysville, Utah, USA
Comment: What a wonderful experience we have had in this beautiful place. The host and hostess are the greatest!
Incze Family (Mike, Cindy, Michael, Matt):
Date: 2005-07-02
Location: Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Comment: Super!! Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality. Your lodge is great and we enjoyed your friendship and company. Best of Luck.
Tim & Lynne Lindley:
Date: 2005-07-01
Location: West Yorkshire, U.K.
Comment: A lovely, lovely place! Beautiful B&B. The best continental breakfast ever. Thank you for all your help and kindness.
Joyce and Bill Wilson:
Date: 2005-06-22
Location: Qualicum Beach
Comment: Marvelous! So relaxing! Some great lessons on your pet Hummingbird!
Tim & Ellen Clementson:
Date: 2005-06-15
Location: Cumbria, U.K. (The Lake District)
Comment: Fantastic! Thanks to the Tourist Board for pointing us to the best Bed & Breakfast in Canada
Peter Winstanley-Brown:
Date: 2005-06-10
Location: Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Rep. of Ireland
Comment: Wow! If only all accommodations were like this. Such friendly folk!
Mary-Ethel Audley:
Date: 2005-06-08
Location: Victoria, BC
Comment: Wonderful stay, Great company, and better food than at home!! I will be back!
Alfred and Pia Stocker:
Date: 2005-06-08
Location: Luzern, Switzerland
Comment: We stayed here-very lovely place. Thanks for the hospitality, we spend a great time. See you in Switzerland!
Irčne Neff:
Date: 2005-06-06
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
Comment: Hello Marla and Tom...I am back in the Midwest and just wanted to thank you both for an absolutely wonderful stay in your lovely lodge. Your flowers are fabulous, the food great and the biscuits delicious. Your friendly hospitality will definitely bring me back to your home again on my next visit to Port Alberni! Peter and I have another date for May 25, 2006!! More via e-mail. Best regards, Irčne
Lance, Keitha, & Janelle:
Date: 2005-05-25
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Comment: A very beautiful home in beautiful surroundings. We will let our friends and family know about you! Thanks for a wonderful time.
Karine and Cory:
Date: 2005-05-23
Location: Victoria. BC
Comment: Unbelievable!! What a beautiful home! We had an amazing time. This is definitely a hidden gem and we look forward to another (longer) vacation here.
Bill and Bridget Basford:
Date: 2005-05-21
Location: Southwell, Notts, U.K.
Comment: Quite the best Bed & Breakfast we have ever used across the world. Lovely accommodations and very welcoming hosts. Thanks for everything.
Dianne Andrews:
Date: 2005-05-15
Location: North Vancouver, B.C.
Comment: Awesome!! Most Restful! Beautiful Grounds! Hospitality the best!! Helpful suggestions re: what to see and where to go. Thank you so very much. God bless you in your home.
Philip &Vivienne Brady:
Date: 2005-05-09
Location: Killarney, Ireland
Comment: A Wonderful week!! Thank You.
Vishal & Malin Mewasingh:
Date: 2005-05-08
Location: Island of Mauritius
Comment: From an island (Mauritius) nestled in the far away Indian Ocean, to a beautiful village nestled in the middle of Vancouver Island---same spirit, same cachet. Thanks for a wonderful-but too short- stay. L'accueil etait chaleveus!
Larry and Rita McDonald:
Date: 2005-05-08
Location: Pickering, Ontario
Comment: What a wonderful experience for our 1st ever B&B. Breakfast was superb! We will remember this always, along with the rest of our 25th Anniversary trip. Thank you so much!
Bill and Marlene Simms:
Date: 2005-04-30
Location: Bountiful, Utah, USA
Comment: What can we say! This has been a wonderful week here at Cedar Wood Lodge. The weather...superb!The gardens...restful and beautiful! The time spent in taking us to see the waterfalls and giant trees....We love coming and being here, and will be back in 2006!!
Kathi & Glenn (Woody) Wood:
Date: 2005-04-29
Location: Missoula, Montana
Comment: Thanks for the many surprises this area offers. Thanks to our wonderful hosts who steered us in the right direction. The Hospitality was great!
Bettina Salzer & Daniel Weiskopf:
Date: 2005-04-29
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Comment: Thank you very much for the best cinnamon rolls! And of course your kindness and hospitality!
Alan Baker:
Date: 2005-04-28
Location: Fremont, California
Comment: Thanks for the hospitality at your great lodge. The whirlpool tubs sure made the difference! The breakfasts were excellent as well.
Bud MacRae:
Date: 2005-03-27
Location: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Comment: Thanks for a great start to a "Cross Canada" bike trip!
James, Angela, Jeremy, Mateo Bernaldez:
Date: 2005-03-26
Location: Victoria, BC
Comment: A lovely Oasis! Thank You.
Frank and Janet Lord-Genyk:
Date: 2005-03-21
Location: Ontario, Canada
Comment: Hi Tom and Marla; Just a quick note to say how much we enjoyed staying at the Cedar Wood Lodge. You made things quite comfortable for us, and packing us a lunch was..well..just like my Ma used to do! We had a wonderful time driving the very scenic road from the Cedar Wood Lodge to Tofino and Ucluelet...it was fabulous! Cheers and good health to you both. Frank & Janet
Alexander Panitz:
Date: 2005-03-18
Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
Comment: Friendly, Hospitable, and Comfortable!
Pam Hollenbach:
Date: 2004-11-06
Location: Bellevue, WA
Comment: Cedar Wood Lodge is a rare find among quality B&B's, the lodge is charming and restful, setting upon a beautifully wooded property. Tom and Marla are such wonderful hosts, you feel just like family!! I will definitely be back!!
Kay and Graham Stirrup:
Date: 2004-10-18
Location: Little Langdale, Westmorland, England
Comment: What a good find--just as the daylight was fading. Warmth, comfort, and excellent hospitality. Many thanks Tom & Marla. P.S. Never seen so many salmon in our lives....now to find your bear! Best Wishes
Pascal and Lorraine Denocal:
Date: 2004-10-16
Location: Champagne, France
Comment: Thank you for a charming night. Thanks for all the information and the kindness of the owners.
Bill & Jean:
Date: 2004-10-15
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Comment: This place is fabulous! Weather is perfect, food is fantastic, personnel-none better! Count on us being back soon!
Heather and Tom Masters:
Date: 2004-10-10
Location: Aurora, Ontario
Comment: What a paradise! It is so beautiful here. Our hosts were wonderful.
Stefano Ferretti & Ula Kirschuick:
Date: 2004-10-10
Location: Italy and Germany
Comment: Finding such a beautiful place to stay here was probably the best thing that could have happened to us. We enjoyed the atmosphere and had a great time, mainly because of your great advices where to go tour here. Being here was like finding the paradise far away from all technical and stressful life. Thanks you so much for your hospitality.
Tom & Gwenevere Gwynn:
Date: 2004-10-04
Location: East Wenatchee, Washington, USA
Comment: This was a very special experience with two very wonderful people. We hope to see you again in days to come. You have made this Bed & Breakfast a very special haven. Thank you so much.
Michael and Sharon Challen:
Date: 2004-10-01
Location: Victoria, B.C.
Comment: What a great time! Wonderful hosts and great hospitality. Love that massage bath!
Patti Leigl:
Date: 2004-09-25
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
Comment: Thank you so much for your amazing hospitality and friendly smiles. Staying here was the icing on the cake to an amazing week in my beautiful hometown.
Owe and Monica Engdahl:
Date: 2004-09-23
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Comment: A wonderful B&B!
Luciana y Alfredo:
Date: 2004-09-19
Location: Brasil & Espana
Comment: Tom and Marla, thanks for everything. We were very lucky to find you guys here! You have a lovely place here!
Ursula and Charles:
Date: 2004-09-18
Location: Switzerland
Comment: Simply the best B&B we've ever experienced! Breakfast and pool table included! Thank you
Dave & Wendy Horning:
Date: 2004-09-18
Location: Stinson Beach, CA, USA
Comment: You are the best! Thanks for such a fun time.
Steiner Family:
Date: 2004-09-12
Location: Utah
Comment: This was an excellent stay for us! A beautiful place in a beautiful environment! Best of all the Housholders were the greatest hosts we have ever had!!! Next time I will beat you in pool Tom! =)
Frank Boylan:
Date: 2004-09-04
Location: Isle of Man, U.K.
Comment: A very relaxed and Happy House. Thank You.
Danny & Carole Melville:
Date: 2004-09-00
Location: Chukka Cove, Jamaica
Comment: Thank you for your outstanding hospitality! We felt completely at home!
The Grode Family:
Date: 2004-08-18
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Comment: A wonderful B&B for families! Thank you for a delightful stay. Your B&B is beautiful and you are so welcoming.
Ulrike, Erhard, and Melanie:
Date: 2004-08-18
Location: Furstenfeldbruck, Germany
Comment: Warm hospitality--wonderfully decorated rooms--excellent breakfast and beautiful surroundings. Thanks for a great stay!
Nakayama Family:
Date: 2004-08-16
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Comment: We had a great 3 weeks at Cedar Wood Lodge. I guess we can meet there again next year.
Date: 2004-08-15
Location: Salvador, Brazil
Comment: Tom & Marla, I liked very much everything!! I'm glad to be the first Brazilian guy here. Thank you for everything.
Julio F. Gonzalez Orozco:
Date: 2004-08-15
Location: Madrid, Spain
Comment: Thank you very much for everything. This is a very nice place and I hope I can come another time.
Georg, Audrey, Stefan Emprechtinger, & Johannes Kaiser:
Date: 2004-08-10
Location: Ried, Austria (near Salzburg)
Comment: This was by far the best bed and breakfast we ever had in Canada! Thank you for the fantastic home made granola and the warm welcome you gave us. It was a pleasure staying in your beautiful room. We will remember your extraordinarily gorgeous gardens. Thank you for your hospitality.
Julie & Luke Wheelan:
Date: 2004-08-09
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Comment: Thank you so much for such a wonderful stay! We loved the hospitality and warm accommodations and really appreciate how wonderful you were with Luke (you clearly have "years" of experience with children)
Harry & Anka van Adrichem:
Date: 2004-08-08
Location: Voorburg, The Netherlands
Comment: Just a few words to say how much we enjoyed our stay in the Cedar Wood Lodge. We came all the way from Holland and liked it so much here we decided to stay for one week. It is a perfect "home base" for making trips all over the island. Best Wishes for your future.
Sarah Bolton:
Date: 2004-08-03
Location: Sawley, Lancashire, England
Comment: Thank you very much for looking after us all so well. It was lovely to stay in such a nice homey place. All the best.
Andrea, Sanner and family:
Date: 2004-07-31
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Comment: Thank you so much for your hospitality. You have made it very hard for other Canadian (and U.S.) landlords to compete. For us, your slogan of a "home away from home" definitely came true. Thanks a lot for everything.
Patrick, Dominique, Lucas, Celine:
Date: 2004-07-25
Location: France
Comment: Thank you so much for your hospitality. One of the very best places we've stayed in so far. Excellent breakfasts, beautiful Lodge, and we loved our swim in your river!
Anja and Iwan Tschopp-Michlig:
Date: 2004-07-25
Location: Unterseen, Switzerland
Comment: We have feald like at home. You do all things with a great "love". Thank you.
Pam, Phil, Ben, Olivia Chatfield:
Date: 2004-07-24
Location: Reading, U.K.
Comment: One of the most pleasant surprises of our Holiday! Excellent! Thank You.
Dominic and Tina:
Date: 2004-07-17
Location: Manchester, England
Comment: We've had a wonderful stay and we are so glad we found you in the Lonely Planet guide. Thank you for the lovely hospitality.
Judi and Hugo Ross:
Date: 2004-07-17
Comment: We had a wonderful stay here. Tom and Marla could not have been more hospitable. We will definitely be recommending Cedar Wood Lodge to all our friends. Thank You.
Noel & Trish Howard:
Date: 2004-07-15
Location: Singapore
Comment: Thanks for a lovely rest in beautiful surroundings and for your wonderful hospitality.
Lorna, David, & Karen Berrouard:
Date: 2004-07-10
Location: Coquitlam, B. C.
Comment: You have spoiled us from taking a holiday in a hotel ever again. It was wonderful! Thanks for everything. Hope to see you again soon.
Josh and Vanessa Lust:
Date: 2004-07-01
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Comment: What a great stay we've had here. You two truly live up to your last name, and you've provided the lodging for us to live up to ours!
Gien & Theo Gans:
Date: 2004-06-30
Location: Holland
Comment: Many thanks for your warm and kind hospitality in your lovely Inn. We enjoyed our stay very much and are feeling like "family".
Etta & Roberto Durand:
Date: 2004-06-25
Location: Milan, Italy
Comment: To Marla and Tom, our hosts. Our best compliments to you for having chosen such a wonderful place to live in and to offer such warmth and hospitality to everyone.
Nigel and Christine Sutcliffe:
Date: 2004-06-11
Location: South Hampton, England
Comment: Thank you for your hospitality. Perhaps when we are next in the area you can hopefully play me a better game of pool!!!
Harry and Sandra Walsh:
Date: 2004-06-09
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Comment: We have NEVER experienced such attention to detail and care for guests. This is a great Bed & Breakfast. We look forward to returning again soon to enjoy the good company and great hummingbird views.
Sharol and Wes Metzler:
Date: 2004-06-07
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Comment: What a delightful spot! We loved your gardens, and so appreciated the delicious and generous fisherman's breakfast-TO GO! Best of Luck to you.
Dave & Melanie Morgan:
Date: 2004-05-16
Location: Kaysville, Utah, USA
Comment: Thank You! It was wonderful-we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The beautiful grounds, and your hospitality. Thank you for accommodating our needs! We'd love to come again.
David Hitchcock:
Date: 0000-00-00
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Comment: This is the most aesthetically pleasing, beautifully designed and comfortable place I have ever seen. The grounds are beautiful and the lodge is ideally laid out and very tastefully decorated. The mattress is superb!!

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5895 River Rd
Port Alberni, BC
V9Y 6Z5
Toll Free Reservations: (877)314-6800
TEL: (250)724-6800
FAX: (250)724-6887

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