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Dolphin Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here on three occasions in the past few years because it is the cheapest place in Tofino or Ucluelet. It is really old and outdated and probably not clean, but the owner is really sweet, the location is good, and it is affordable.

Thank Beep3003
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Our family booked here for a wedding as we couldn't afford to much. Thinking we don't care how old it is just as long as it's clean. We have a 18 month old with us. We walked in. It was musty smelling. Had black mold in the bathroom close to the tub and was not cleaned very well. We just...

Thank Kristi E
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Dolphin for two nights, when we checked in the host said that most people who check in for two nights only stay for one. An odd comment we thought, then we made our way to our room. Number 11. The room was basic with fridge right next to the bed, on top a microwave. There was...

2Thank Robinotley
Port Moody
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The beds were ok, but the room was small and the bathroom tiny - the bathroom sink a miniature of the real thing. The bathtub stopper was broken. Everything looked very dated. The price was too high for this level of accommodation, but we did not have much to choose from, as Tofino was very busy. The biggest problem is...

Thank Hana K
Sechelt, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The room screamed, "BE AFRAID," as soon as you walked in. We were terrified it would have bedbugs and were afraid to sit on anything cloth or sleep in the bed. It was CRAZY expensive and we found it pretty disgusting that they charged us an additional amount to use the kitchen that our room described. We have a very...

1Thank ChristinaGraceM
Reviewed 12 August 2016

An older motel run by an couple and easy to find. Clean with good beds. it close to town and the beach, as well as places to eat. it was quiet with a lot of road noise. I would recommend it to anyone but do not expect anything fancy.

Thank Marvin D
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The rooms at Dolphin Motel were small but still lovely and had everything we needed for our stay in Tofino, including a microwave, kettle and picnic table outside the door. We were able to make our own meals instead of eating out the whole trip. The motel is about a 15 minute bike ride or 5 minute drive from the...

Thank KelseyPer
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Ok, so this isn't the Ritz Carlton in NY, but for a motel it is pretty good. Super clean room, awesome bed and bedding, one of the best I have slept in. Really nice bathroom linens as well even though bathroom itself is a little dated it is immaculate. Small room but suitable for two. Great internet.

1Thank Russell A
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We like the Dolphin for its closeness to Chesterman Beach (5 - 10 minute stroll away) and its simplicity. You can pay more than twice as much per night, but why bother when you spend most of your time out of the room anyway? We chose a suite which had a double bed and a single in the bedroom, plus...

1Thank Patricia B
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I've stayed at this motel 1-3x per year for the past 10 years. The great : - short distance to Chesterman's Beach for surfing ( few minute walk) - an extremely short drive into Tofino 'town centre' for groceries, rentals, food etc. - rooms have always been clean. cleaned and/or re-stocked daily with towels and supplies. - kitchenette rooms come...

Thank rei f

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dolphin Motel

Address: 1190 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $99 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“The rooms with a kitchenette are probably larger.”
573hanak, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground floor.”
patriciabR3686JI, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room with kitchenette”
reif_11, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!!!!!”
sabresgirl2, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Non-kitchenette rooms are quite small and narrow. For more than a night or two, we would suggest asking for a "suite", or kitchenette.”
Island_Sherry, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
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