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Painters Lodge Holiday and Fishing Resort
Set out on an unforgettable grizzly or whale watching tour.
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Experience iconic Vancouver Island salmon fishing on the waters of the Inside Passage.
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Celebrate a destination wedding filled with exhilarating moments.
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Welcome to Painter's Lodge

Stay on the Banks of the Campbell River

Step into the lobby of Painter’s Lodge with its spectacular views of the Discovery Passage and let the magnificence of our setting wash over you.

A legendary fishing lodge and an iconic gateway to nature sitting on the banks of Vancouver Island’s Campbell River, our hotel offers an experience unlike any other. Welcoming nature and fishing enthusiasts from all corners of the world, we are a place for adventure, a spot to relax and a retreat to explore the wilderness.

A guided fishing trip, a grizzly bear tour, a whale-watching expedition – choose your own adventure. Or you can simply relax by the pool. Gardenview, oceanfront or a cabin in the woods – find an accommodation option that suits you. And prepare to be spoiled in an unspoiled wilderness.



Oceanview Queen

This Main Lodge room has a spectacular Oceanview of Discovery Passage. The one Queen bed can comfortably accommodate two guests. A shared balcony makes for a great option when traveling with another couple.

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Gardenview Loft

This Gardenview room offers two Queen beds on the main level and two twin beds upstairs in the loft. Perfect for families and just a short walk to the pool, this room has a patio or a balcony.

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Hospitality Suite

This unique room is well suited for entertaining. It features a large patio, a King bed in the upstairs loft, three sofa beds in main area and a two-person shower. It also has large floor-to-ceiling windows and a roomy deck.

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Adventure Awaits

On Land or Sea

Minutes from exciting adventures

When you’re ready to explore, there are plenty of great Campbell River tourist attractions just moments from Painter’s Lodge. You’ll find a few of the more popular attractions below and our friendly staff members are always happy to share their local favorites, hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path landmarks with you. 

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Lounge Buffet

Hearty Dining Experiences

Adventure has a way of making you hungry, and after a day of fishing or wildlife tours, no meal will ever taste as good as the ones you enjoy in any of our four restaurants. Pair fresh West Coast cuisine with stunning Campbell River views and you have a dining experience unlike any other.

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