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Overview of Swept Away Inn

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Swept Away Inn

2.5 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Outdoor Space
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHarbour Quay3 min walk
    Popular LocationAlberni Pacific Railway5 min walk
    Popular LocationMaritime Discovery Centre7 min walk
    AirportQualicum Beach, BC (XQU)42 min drive

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Double Room with Sea View

  • Studio
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Bunk Beds

Exclusive Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

  • 149 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Single Bed

Exclusive Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area

Port Alberni

Located in Port Alberni, Swept Away Inn is near the beach. Alberni Pacific Railway and Sproat Lake Petroglyphs are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Hole In The Wall and MacMillan Provincial Park. Maritime Discovery Centre and Raptors Centre are also worth visiting. Windsurfing offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Harbour Quay - 3 min walk
  • Alberni Pacific Railway - 5 min walk
  • Maritime Discovery Centre - 7 min walk
  • Alberni Valley Museum - 10 min walk
  • Rollin Art Centre Gallery - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 81 min drive


  • Swept Away Inn — 1 min walk
  • All Mex'd Up Taco Shop - 4 min walk
  • Swale Rock Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Starboard Grill - 4 min walk
  • The Donut Shop - 4 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire house boat to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Swept Away Inn

Beach houseboat near Harbour Quay
This smoke-free houseboat features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and concierge services. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, tour/ticket assistance and a picnic area are on-site. Rooms offer free WiFi and free bottled water.
Swept Away Inn offers 7 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water. This Port Alberni houseboat provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and hairdryers can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Free full breakfast available daily 7 AM–9:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • Hairdryer (on request)

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Picnic area


  • Near a laundromat


  • No pets or service animals


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free bottled water

Location highlights

  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping

Things to do

  • Rowing/canoeing on site
  • Casino nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector


  • 7 rooms
  • Property does not allow children

Where to eat

  • Swept Away Inn – Restaurant offering Moroccan cuisine. Open daily. Reservations required.

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 4 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 12 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 200.00 per stay
  • Cleaning fee: CAD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linen fee: CAD 30 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Swept Away Inn Port Alberni
Swept Away Inn
Swept Away Port Alberni
Swept Away Inn Houseboat
Swept Away Inn Port Alberni
Swept Away Inn Houseboat Port Alberni

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Swept Away Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Swept Away Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Swept Away Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Swept Away Inn?
As of 19 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Swept Away Inn on 20 Apr 2021 start from £119, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Swept Away Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Swept Away Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Swept Away Inn?
Check-in is from 4 PM - 9:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Swept Away Inn?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Does Swept Away Inn provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Swept Away Inn located?
Situated in Port Alberni, this beach houseboat is within a 5-minute walk of Harbour Quay and Alberni Pacific Railway. Rollin Art Centre Gallery and Hole In The Wall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 38 out of 54 reviews
5 - Excellent 70%
Rating 4 - Good. 11 out of 54 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 54 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 54 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 54 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Super cute boat and wonderful hosts
Had a wonderful one night stay on the tug - super cute and well maintained boat. The best part however was the hospitality of the hosts - really friendly and welcoming. Unfortunately we couldn't get dinner on the boat the night we were there but if breakfast was anything to go by it would be worth going bavk for dinner!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
e were Swept Away !!
Great People Fun time
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Price reflected by you did not match that of the property owners! Even though it stated $140.00 per night, I was charged a total of $237.00. The cleaning fee of $30.00 was extra, I had salad for dinner with a shot of Zambuca that cost $20.00 extra, plus taxes totaled $237.00. Customers need to be warned that unlike staying at a hotel and pre-paying for it upfront where there are no other surprises; the property at Swept Away is different! They said that you did not collect the one night’s stay from me and so I had to pay everything the morning I left at 7:30am! We need to know that in the future!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

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