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Swept Away Inn

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Overview of Swept Away Inn

Entire house boat

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 Twin 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 Twin Bed

Exclusive Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Twin 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 onsite. Rooms offer free WiFi and free bottled water.
Swept Away Inn offers 7 accommodations with complimentary bottled water. This Port Alberni houseboat provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and hair dryers 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/140°F or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

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


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


  • Hair dryer (on request)

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Picnic area


  • Near laundromat


  • No pets or service animals


  • No elevators
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

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

Location highlights

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

Things to do

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

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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
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Housekeeping 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

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