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HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

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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!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Harbour View
Ocean View
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All reviews common room the kitchen bed dorm female dorm booked a private room free muffins toilet and sink stayed here for nights lounge area amazing views clayoquot sound watch the sunset a great place to stay fantastic location the ground floor ocean view sauna
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is such a nice hostel. Beautiful views of the harbour out the common room windows, spacious, well equipped kitchen, free perked coffee, free breakfast muffin, very nice dorm rooms, everything is spotlessly clean, they have luggage storage for before / after your stay, etc....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were attacked by a vicious dog metres from the hostel entrance. A rotweiler ran at us form across the road, snarling and barking, teeth showings aggressively. We were luckily protected by a good samaritan driving by who blocked the dog as...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank bjgardner26
Response from HI-TOFINOHOSTEL, General Manager at HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point GuesthouseResponded 26 September 2018

Hello bjgardner26, Thank-you for your review. We were very sorry to hear that you had a negative experience with a neighborhood dog. We appreciate you letting us know right away so we could alert the authorities, and detain the animal for its safety and that...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is the 2nd time I’ve stayed at the hostel. Great location and view. Nice common area and dining area. Good kitchen but can get busy. Love the hot muffins in the morning and meeting all the interesting people staying there from around the world....More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This hostel is amazing! Superfriendly staff, excellent cleanliness, very nice room, comfort mattress and an incredible view from the common room to have breakfast with! It is not cheap (compared to other hostels), but the price is completely worth for what you get! Rooms are...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We booked a private room months in advance because the availability in the summer is sparse. The room was small, but clean looking over the outside eating area. This meant there was talking well into the night. Because there is no aircon or even a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from mesari | Reviewed this property |
You have to ask the hostel directly.. go to their website and book.
Room Tips
"Upper floors should be quieter, as our private room was just opposite the eating area on the ground floor."
23 Jul 2018
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"Book early!"
22 May 2018
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"If traveling with kids or seniors, request for quieter room, they are amazingly accomodating."
4 Jan 2018
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"Some of the dorms have ocean views!"
22 Nov 2017
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whalers on the point guesthouse hotel tofino
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandAlberni-Clayoquot Regional DistrictClayoquot SoundTofino
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