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Pacific Sands Beach Resort

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Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As first time visitors to Pacific Sands we were very pleased to be upgraded to a Beach House! From the helpful staff to the georgous location we were absolutely thrilled with everything! Would highly recommend this resort!

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From beginning to end the staff were great, so helpful and accommodating. We walked into the Cove Beach House and were greeted with a very clean house with puppy bowls, towels and biscuits for the 2 doggies that we stayed with. ;) A Christmas tree was the perfect touch for we were spending our 4 days with family from the...

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anita B, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands Beach Resort. It is always sad when a trip comes to an end, especially when you have to leave beautiful Tofino! The Cove Beach House is one of a kind and truly offers all the comforts of home, while being surrounded by beautiful...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the pet friendly cottage November 19th for four days, our friends stayed in the cottage beside us with their dog. From the friendly welcome at check in until we checked out , we couldn't of been any more happy with our stay. There were dog biscuits and towels waiting for our doggie, wine, hot chocolate, popcorn waiting...

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B C Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our one bedroom beach front room was just perfect. Just like on the web site. 40 feet from the beach. Looked like it was just renovated as it all looked new. I wanted to take storm watching off my bucket list. I got it. We would for sure go back here again. Perfect room, view, and close to every thing....

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Quesnel, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A excellent place to stay great rooms easy access to the beach and the take out food facility is a good addition. I would recommend Pacific Sands as one of the top motels to stay at, it is close to all areas of long beach and Tofino. A very well maintained property and everything you need is available on site.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing threw town we grabbed a suit here for a few nights. It's was a little pricy for us. Dog friendly which is a must anywhere we stay. We ate at the resort next to ours and dinner was fabulous. Was just a short walk down the beach. Great veiw. We even tried surfing. Had to rent from town.

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Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with Pacific Sands! Yes, Pacific Sands Beach Resort is a dog friendly resort and it goes without saying that Tofino is truly a doggy paradise with all the amazing hikes, trails, and beaches. We're also glad you enjoyed the amazing views from your unit, and that...

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to this resort many times, but most recently in the ocean front one bedroom units. They have been totally upgraded with fabulous beds and comforters, rainhead showers in lie down tubs, full sized stainless steel appliances in the fully equipped kitchens. Perfect for a get away retreat for a week. Second floor unit actually gives better privacy from...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't say enough about the setting, the accommodation and the staff when talking about Pacific Sands. We had arranged a family get-together as part of the 75th birthday surprise. The staff went above and beyond in helping us achieve the s6urprise and having all the decorations and arrangements in place before the "birthday girl" arrived. The accommodation at Pacific...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed at Pacific Sands four times over the past 30 years. Great location and convenient on site amenities keep us coming back. Lots of accommodation types to choose from and all only steps from a fantastic surfing beach.

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bill A, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands Beach Resort, and a huge thank you for your continued loyalty throughout the years. Our location on Cox Bay is truly one of a kind. From the powerful winter swells that detonate on the beach to the warm bluebird summer days where you...

Delta
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stayed in an oceanfront ocean view 2 bdrm unit in the lodge. Kitchen very well set up with everything you may need, units very clean, excellent bed with down duvets, lots of fresh towels. Rain slickers provided. Office has a small store, huge selection of DVDs, board games and books. Free coffee all day. Toys for the beach also available...

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Dear Lorraine, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands Beach Resort! Although the main attraction of our resort is the amazing oceanfront units on spectacular Cox Bay, we like to think it is also the little things that can really make a stay memorable and unique. We try to have all of our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pacific Sands Beach Resort is located on 41 pristine acres of property and 2500 feet of ocean front on Cox Bay. Adjacent to the Pacific Rim National Park all suites and Luxury Beach Houses offer spectacular ocean or beach front views, mesmerizing sunsets and breathtaking storm watching. A walk to Pettinger Point is a must. Enjoy unrivaled culinary splendors at one of Tofino's many restaurants. Adventure tours of the Clayoquot Sound, beach combing and surfing are the most popular activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Sands Beach Resort

Address: 1421 Pacific Rim Hwy. | Box 237, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: RM1,795 - RM2,141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Sands Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Pacific Sands Beach Hotel Tofino
Pacific Sands Beach Tofino
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Tofino
#3 Green Hotel in Tofino
#4 Family Hotel in Tofino
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
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“We had the end house super quiet a peek-a-boo view of the ocean and great view of the beach area, short walk to a great look out point/beach”
  • view from the master suite.
  • Nice touch with the Christmas tree.
 of 5 bubbles 144anitab, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked like ocean front or ocean view but beach front one bedrooms are right on the edge of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles cubankid, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all units are well located...most southerly building not so much”
 of 5 bubbles YVRGUYS, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“book a beach villa or definitely look for units with beach views/access”
 of 5 bubbles IrishGerk, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views but the rooms in the front of the resort are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 286judya, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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