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Pacific Sands Beach Resort

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#5 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We love the unit we usually stay in but were upgraded to an even more fabulous Beach House! We are always welcomed back and treated really well. It's great to have the Surfside Grill right there and we look forward to our next stay!

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Squamish, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We love Pacific Sands 😍 We have been returning for almost thirty years with family and friends and will continue for thirty more. From the beach location to the staff to the accommodations I believe it is hard to find a better location. We have visited in all four seasons with family and friends with everyone agreeing Pacific Sands is...

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Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2016

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 4 December 2016

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 3 December 2016

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 December 2016

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 21 November 2016 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 16 November 2016 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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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

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 15 November 2016

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...

Reviewed 15 November 2016

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $279 - $691 (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
Pacific Sands Beach Resort Tofino, Vancouver Island
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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“All the rooms are good - I've never had a bad one!”
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“splurge on a Beach House unit”
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“no such thing as a bad room here”
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“We stayed in the Lodge Building in room 174 which was perfect for the us and the dog.”
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