Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Courtenay Comox Valley SW
Travel Blogs from Courtenay
What an exciting day, the girls were full of happiness all day - no fighting, even Mackenzie was well behaved today. Our water taxi trip was amazingly beautiful! After departing Port McNeill, we made a stop in Alder Bay to undergo a vehicle swap then carried on down island further. Once in the Comox Valley we enjoyed a delicious meal with Ahda/Wadi …
... now we are watching Glee where the New Directions won the regionals, again. Yay for all gleeks!
I cleaned my room two times already, and I'm only here for two weeks! And I also started with a workout this Saturday, yay. Hope this will help me getting a better rhythm and be more healthy.
And then we got roses from a friend of Audrey's to welcome us, who speaks a little bit of Dutch as well. Lovely aren't they?
That's it for today, bye.
... a nice little place and the most appealing factor....its quiet, it must be just out of season as it has good reviews but there were only 2 other peopl staying! Great for a much needed sleep! After days of philidelpia sandwiches (our main source of lunch for 4 months) and subways we needed some deccent food so we found a wallmart and cooked up a feast of butternut squash and chickpea curry with green beans and rice! It was soooo nice to eat ...
... change for paying cash at the lodge, which has no idea of the US dollar change, and prefers canadian dollars.
Back to the room, Monika watches the end of yesterday's film while I sleep. At 10:00 pm, we are ready for sleeping, but the TV on the living room next to our bedroom is very low, and it is difficult to sleep, but we are so exhausted we could have slept inside a discotheque...
Driven distance: 362 km.
... and not sunburn...!
The tour guide was really informative, pointing stuff out along the way such as where a rock just below the surface that was guilty of sinking numerous boats, had been blown up 50 years ago in the biggest non-nuclear explosion the world has ever seen. I can't remember what order we saw the wildlife, but during the day we spotted several black doll's porpoises, a couple of white-sided dolphins, a harbour seal, a black bear, and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center