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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

the owner does not speak english at all.. so making a reservation through phone is not recommended. the room is very basic but at a good location. It is all very outdated, but you get what you pay for. It is rather noisy as you can hear everything that is going on outside.

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Thank DanielleNLBC
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Mouldy rooms,bad customer service,could not leave a disgusting hellhole without paying 400.00!!Even after another hotel offered to put us up for a night this place would not let us move!!!!!!!Never in my life have I had such horrible customer service!I would love an answer from the owners??

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7Thank sabresgirl2
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We had been wondering about the Dolphin Motel on our last visits to Tofino. I had stayed here in the 1980's; back then it was old and dated, and it is still. This property is a 1960's (or earlier) vintage motel which has had little or no updating in a very long time. The exterior and grounds look a little...

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2Thank Island_Sherry
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We booked here as it was the cheapest option in tofino we paid for 3 nights but could only handle two. If you do not care about where you stay then go ahead and pay to stay here. We were not expecting luxury and when we arrived the owner was lovely and this place is in a great location for...

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4Thank vmoore11
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Best bang for your buck in tofino, central to everything, full kitchens and hot showers!;) and also the there is a bike rental shop right beside the motel and a bike path that will take you rite into town!!

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1Thank Russelllj
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at Dolphin Motel Tofino. Flew in with Orca Air so there was a minibus for transport. Greeted by the lovely lady who own runs the hotel with her husband. The room was sparse but had a double bed, fridge, small flat screen TV, kettle, coffee maker, coffee and toiletries. The wardrobe was a rail. There was...

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2Thank Roger T
Vancouver
Reviewed 15 August 2014

we stayed at the Dolphin Motel room 7 for 3 nights and 5 days. The couple that run this place are very sweet and very friendly, attentive and good hosts. We had all the kitchen amenities that we had at home. Saran wrap, utensils, coffee, sugar, creamer, towels, soap etc. Cable provided, The room kind of reminded me of a...

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Thank FindingPrincess
Prince George, Canada
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I booked a room for me and my two kids who are under the age of 5 in February as my best friends was getting mArried. After driving for a day and a half we arrived and after standing there for 20 minutes she informed me that my confirmation # was not for when I booked and that I had...

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Thank Happyfamilyb2014
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We got placed in a trailer style "suite" and were charged 160$ (for 4 of us). The bed sheets were all covered in sand (all 3 beds) and there were cob webs in the kitchenette cupboards. The sheets and covers looked were straight out of the 70s, worn and pilled. When entering the room we were "hit in the face"...

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3Thank Nikole A
Quesnel
Reviewed 29 April 2014

we arrived to a small looking little motel and unsure of what we were going to get. Upon entering we found it clean, new flooring and somewhat updated. The bathroom was older but again was clean and the price was right. Lady at the check in was very friendly and anxious to please. good overall stay for the price. definately...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $95 - $116 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 573hanak, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciabR3686JI, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room with kitchenette”
 of 5 bubbles reif_11, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Island_Sherry, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
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