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Cozy waterfront cottage

Trudy is a superhost.

Cozy waterfront cottage

2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the guesthouse to yourself.
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Trudy is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

This small self-contained handcrafted cottage overlooks Newcastle Island Park and anchorage. It is a 10 minute foot passenger ferry ride from Nanaimo and 5 minute walk. The cabin suits a single person or couple wanting a simple and elegant retreat. Breakfast supplies are included.


Washing machine
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed



258 reviews
Hannah User Profile
October 2019
This is my second stay at Trudy’s cabin on Protection and hopefully won’t be my last! The cabin itself is a magic, cosy space perfect for a solo traveller or couple. Protection itself is a really unique location. Trudy is an excellent host, she and her friends and family made me…
Matt User Profile
May 2019
The cozy cottage is a super cute place to stay, which offered us the peace and quiet we were looking for. Trudy is a lovely host- she lent us her Kayak for an evening, and her dog for another - both were delightful! The residents on the island are delightful and it wasn't long…
Al User Profile
December 2018
Trudy is a fantastic host, the little cabin is a perfect retreat to unwind, with so many personal touches and homemade delights, such as granola and jam. We felt very welcome, coming from Australia, it was a long journey but well worth it and a brilliant start to our Canadian…
Jake User Profile
September 2018
This was hands down our favourite Airbnb experience from the 3 years we have been frequently using the site! Trudy treated us like family providing us with breakfast, kayaks, equipment, and even fresh bread and cheese! Protection Island is a beautiful little island. We managed to…
Anna User Profile
September 2018
The pictures of this place are good but it's even better in real life, so cosy and a lovely location, spectacular views. The island was the perfect place to spend a quiet few days and the cabin was so cosy it didn't even matter when it rained. The use of the kayaks is a great…
Peter User Profile
September 2018
Hands down the best Air BandB I’ve been to. Such an amazing place, the location, the wildlife, the peacefulness and a bit of an adventure all rolled into one. It was a great place to soak up Canada’s tranquility. Thank you
Alex User Profile
June 2018
Trust's cabin is amazing. perfect place to relax for a few days. borrowing the kayak is a great way to explore the island.

Hosted by Trudy

Nanaimo, CanadaJoined in June 2011
Trudy User Profile
258 Reviews
Trudy is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am friendly and adventuresome. I have travelled widely around the world but always love to come back to my home on the Salish Sea. Gardening, sharing good food with friends, watercolour painting, mountains, sea- kayaking and working to conserve wild places and nature are…
Interaction with guests
I enjoy meeting and chatting with guests but mostly I understand that guests appreciate privacy once they have settled in.
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events