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HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is definitely ranging in the top 5 hostels I have ever stayed in. It is perfect to get away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to all the activities in Tofino and easy to get to know people. Plus: -Very friendly and helpfull staff -Comfy beds and proper duvets+pillows -lighs and shelfs on every bed -Clean,...

Thank marshwiggle2017
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is clean and in a good location, the wifi doesn't work in the rooms at all though. Only works downstairs in the dining area. If you have a car here you must hand in your keys to the front desk which I found no logic in. You also can't have any food/sleeping bags/ wetsuits/ boards in the bedrooms....

3Thank angelaanaconda9933
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly welcoming and nice staff that can help you book whatever touristic trip you want (whale watching, hot springs, surf ...). The rooms and washrooms were clean, there's a communal kitchen, lots of recycle bins, a nice living room with great view and a pool table :) One thing to be aware of: the check in is at 4pm.

1Thank nathy09
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I have to say, this hotel manages large groups impressively well. We were a group of 33 from Royal Roads University and we had an absolutely fantastic time here. The common area is warm and honestly feels like home. Big stone fireplace, great music and comfy couches, a nice place to put your feet up after hiking the near by...

3Thank Adam M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is the most spectacular location with water views and it is also an easy stroll to the centre of town. I saw a seal as I had my coffee the other morning (see location pic below). Highlights include: amazing service and the sauna! Everything is very clean and properly maintained. Beautiful fireplace!

Thank SusiHamilton
Reviewed 21 January 2017

What a great place to stay! I was here in summer and it was a great location right on the water. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the price was reasonable.The kitchen was very nice and easy to cook in. Also the common area was had a great atmosphere and had amazing view over the water. The activities...

1Thank CheekyTraveller243
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights in early December. Even though it was quiet I had a full room each night. But ir didn't mater as the rooms are big enough for everyone to have their own space. With the mist comfy hostel bed I have ever slept on. The staff were super friendly as Yale us some good advice...

Thank Ricky D
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We booked initially for 5 nights and ended up extending another 4. The staff were super friendly and helpful, the position is beautiful overlooking the bay from the dining room and it has to be the cleanest, most well maintained hostel I have ever stayed in. The kitchen was always clean and well equipped and the staff made delicious muffins...

Thank Hope G
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Maria and I stayed at the hostel 3 nights. We decided to extend our visit because this is the *best* HiHostel we've ever seen. Prime location, ocean view, clean cozy rooms. Front desk girls were helpful, friendly and really got involved with the guests. We had several group activities in a few days, Halloween one of them, Sunday family dinner,...

Thank Carolina R
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in the busy month of August. Definitely book ahead Stayed here for just over a week and had an awesome time. So close to everything in town. Your view is incredible. You can whale watch while your eating a fresh baked muffin and drinking your morning coffee. They host art night, bbq, games nights, live music. When you...

1Thank Alana W

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are interested in surfing, fishing, whale watching, storm watching, beach combing or just which to explore Tofino and its exciting arts, culture and restaurant scene, we offer the best value around. Spend your money on adventure not your accommodation. At the end of each day, enjoy a hot drink or a cold brew next to the fireplace in the comfort of our great room overlooking the Sound, or relax in our cedar wet sauna before shooting a game of pool in our games room! Choose from our spacious private suites (2 - pc bathroom), private rooms or shared dorm style rooms, all with 9 ft ceilings and many with breathtaking waterfront views. We look forward to making your experience memorable! ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

Address: 81 West St. | P.O. Box 296, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: RM222 - RM270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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“The female only room I had was situated in the private part of the hostel and had a lovely full bathroom.”
marshwiggle2017, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“The women shared room has a balcony”
Michimoz, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room- you wont be disappointed”
J988TClaurao, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great Location, Great Staff, Great Atmosphere, Great Hostel”
X6981SMsams, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Super nice view on the water and mountains from the lounge”
Niice, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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