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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The value for this suite was very good. Lots of room and the kitchen is a nice plus. The desk staff was very friendly and helpful, she gave good advice on the facility and the local area. The gym has lots of equipment and is another site but it's not that far.

1Thank Dan A
Westcoastmotel, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us this great review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are glad our front desk was able to help point out the must see and to dos of the area. Even with our main building 1 block over, the fitness centre it is quick and easy to get to. Thank you for...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed in the 3 bedroom unit. It was great - lots of room to relax. Great kitchen with everything you need. This was a great place to come back to after hiking all day. Could walk to restaurants and coffee shop.

2Thank 466Chris1965
Westcoastmotel, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us this kind review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay in the 3 Bedroom Kitchen unit. We stifve to create a home away from home. It is truely a great location with walking distances to almost everything. We hope you come visit again. Safe travels, Kara - Motel...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Came here in September 2016, I was a little skeptical at first of not knowing what to expect in regards to what the place actually looked like (pictures didn't tell the full story). But I was pleasantly surprised, the room was extremely clean, and very big. There was a fully sitting area, a nice kitchen (filled with pots, pans, dishes...

2Thank Moe S
Westcoastmotel, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are happy you found our motel comfotable and clean, thats our goal! Its nice to hear you enjoyed the area and found the suite to be just what you needed! We would be happy to have you back anytime. Cheers from the West Coast and we...

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We ended up here by accident when the highway out of Ucluelet was closed due to a mototcycle crash, and couldn't make our ferry. As it turned out that was a blessing in disguise since it gave us another night in this beautiful part of the world. We had been camping the previous couple of nights, so the thought of...

1Thank Tschutz01
WhalestailUcluelet, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us this wonderful review. It was a sad day when the highway was closed for the accident. We were glad we could help you have a nice clean comfy place to sleep. Our location is nice and central. We are happy our front desk staff was able to advise you of some great places...

Avon Lake Ohio
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Helpful staff on where to eat and kayak. The place is quiet in the heart of town, everything is in walking distance. Ucluelet is a lovely little town with many trails a short drive away. Be sure to hike the Pacific Rim Trail.

1Thank JohnLavelle
WhalestailUcluelet, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your kind words about our property and staff. We agree! The central location of the suites is convenient especially if you want to walk around town or hike the Wild Pacific Trail. Thanks for coming and we hope to see you again soon! Kara Motel Manager

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My husband and I rented two kitchenettes at the Whale's Taile Guest Suites in Ucluelet on Vancouver Island; my husband needed his own place to prepare for the business meeting he had. This was a good choice, like most reviewers already stated on Tripadvisor. It's very clean, quiet, spaceous and our suites had a large window overlooking the lawn at...

2Thank 131travel123
WhalestailUcluelet, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you very much for the kind words! It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our place so much and found it very clean and comfortable. It makes our day to hear that! Hope your husband’s business meeting went well! I know you traveled a long way but we hope you can visit again soon, for business or pleasure!...

Bucks. UK
Reviewed 7 May 2016

From the cheery welcome at the motel desk to the size and quality of the accommodation, this place was fantastic for the price. The suites are spacious, quiet and well equipped and ours looked out onto a lawned area with lounging chairs. You don’t have a view as such but are minutes from the harbour and all the shops and...

1Thank helenakitt
WhalestailUcluelet, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this sweet review. We ave very happy you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your feed back on what would make you stay better. Hope you have save travels and come visit us again. Kara - Motel Manager

Lake Cowichan, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Our small family stayed in one of the kitchen suits room 303 to be exact. It was so cozy, had a cute little yard for our child to play in. The kitchen had pots,pans and dishes for cooking(so don't bother packing them) It was just a hop and skip over to the ocean, all the little shops and to the...

2Thank Missy D
WhalestailUcluelet, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us this sweet review. It brings us joy to hear you enjoyed your stay with your family. We try to make your stay a home away from home and provide as much of the same comforts. We would love for you to visit us again. So until next time, Safe travels. Thanks Kara- Motel Manager

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 February 2016

First time staying here (first time staying in Ucluelet as well), but it was just what we needed. Our intentions were to sleep and eat here, and travel into Tofino daily for surfing (30min drive). The price for the kitchenette suite we stayed at was ~89$ night in February for 2 adults, [plus an extra 10$ per night for a...

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WhalestailUcluelet, Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

We are very honoured that you took the time to leave us this kind review. It is great to hear that you ventured on Big Beach. It really is too bad that it is not a swimming beach. It is nice that we do have a pool for swimming as it’s a bit warmer then the cold ocean. We are...

Reviewed 30 September 2015

We asked for a two bedroom suite and what we received was a beautifully decorated suite with two bedrooms-two bath, family room, dining room, kitchen and outside lanai that overlooked the sound. Complete with Eagles flying overhead. This is a family-run accommodation business with Brenda, the owner, taking all calls personally and she makes the reservation process very easy, Thanks...

1Thank Thomas G
WhalestailUcluelet, General Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the unit and the wildlife. We will pass on your thanks to brenda. Please come back and see us anytime. Happy travels! Kara Motel Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1, 2 or 3 bedroom condo apartments with full kitchens available for nightly rental. Clean & quiet, centrally located downtown on a quiet residential street on a grassy, hedged lot. No smoking. No pets. Daily housekeeping. Free access to West Coast Fitness Centre (indoor pool, 3000 sq ft gym and sauna located 1 block North. Free WIFI and cable TV. BBQ onsite. 1 bedroom suites are child-friendly, however we do not accept children under 12 in the 2 or 3 bedroom suites. The Whale's Tail is within walking distance to restaurants, whale watching and fishing, the harbour and to Big Beach and the Wild Pacific Trail. 10 minute drive to Pacific Rim National Park (Long Beach) and 30 minute drive to Tofino, which is located on the other side of Long Beach. Front desk location is 1 Block North at West Coast Motel on the Harbour on Hemlock Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whale's Tail Guest Suites

Address: 1906 Bay Street | 279 Hemlock Street Front Desk: West Coast Motel on the Harbour, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Barkley Sound > Ucluelet
Price Range: RM316 - RM642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Whale's Tail Guest Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“We stayed at room 302 & 303 and were pleased with it.”
 of 5 bubbles 131travel123, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles reif_11, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful Accommodations and Outstanding Service”
 of 5 bubbles thomasgU6093AX, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room. There's a lawn, garden chairs and tables and a barbecue”
 of 5 bubbles 534mirid, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We much preferred this property, compared to the other motel the owners also have 1/2 block away.”
 of 5 bubbles CaribSavvy, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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