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HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This hostel is beautifully located at the shores of Tofino, but offers the absolute minimum at above average rates. We booked a private room and it consists of nothing more than a queen size bunk bed and a mirror in a small room. Friendly personnel though. Don't expect more than described above, but don't complain either. Tofino has so much...

Thank woutscholten
Muskoka Lakes, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2015

What a great place!!. Backpackers hostel with much more. It was clean, friendly, and had a great atmosphere. We met people from all over the world. When I go back to Tofino this is where I would stay.

Thank MuskokaGirl74
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This hostel is the best bargain and the best location to stay while in Tofino. The staff is hospitable and helpful about what to see and do in Tofino. Some rooms are shared rooms but private rooms are available with a reservation.

Thank Bigi P
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The location was easy to find. The guesthouse staff was kind. We were supposed to stay together in mixed dormitory room, but we got separate rooms. So I asked the staff to change my room and she changed my room quickly. However, the dormitory room was not a lock for storage to save our stuff safely. So I thought it...

Thank Ran J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Spent 3 nights here earlier this week and felt so much at home. The rooms are very spacious and the bathrooms are extremely awesome, especially for the girls dorm. The view of the water from the living area through the massive windows was so hypnotizing, people would sit and stare for hours because it was so beautiful. Not the best...

1Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I loved this place - definitely one of the best hostels I've stayed at and I've travelled A LOT! I stayed in Room S and barely heard any other noise (even from the bathroom right next door)... Staff were helpful if I needed them. Beds were super comfortable, amenities always clean, great facilities with BBQ area, lounge area, full kitchen...

Thank backpacker2110
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Great staff,facilities and view. We had an amazing stay here with all the local amenities and natural parks in the surrounding area to keep me interested.We would recommend the Whalers Inn to any travelers in Tofino looking for a decent and cost efficient place to stay for a few nights. Happy hiking!

Thank Duncan M
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Currently sitting in the dining room,, fake fire going, warm ambience, amazing views out the window, super friendly people. Very clean, cheap communal dinner, helpful staff. Loving every minute. JUST STOP THINKING ABOUT IT AND STAY HERE! Best views out the window, only thing its lacking is breakfast included.

1Thank Gracielou1990
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The best about this hostel is its location and the beautiful views it offers. But like everything in Tofino it is highly overpriced. The rooms were clean, bathrooms ok, but the kitchen was tiny and a terrible mess. Some of the staff are very friendly, others weren't and they don't give you enough information about the hostel at the check-in....

Thank sparco_m
Bettystown, Ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2015

3 of us stayed here for 2 nights. It's a really modern clean spacious hostel with beautiful views a fire place and spacious living, lots of games too which we availed of! I thought the staff did a really good job of creating a nice communal feel with dinners each night that you could join in on and muffins in...

Thank shouldie

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

Address: 81 West St. | P.O. Box 296, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $78 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
Also Known As:
Whalers On The Point Guesthouse Hotel Tofino
HI-Tofino - Whaler’s On The Point Guesthouse Vancouver Island
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“The women shared room has a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Michimoz, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room- you wont be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles J988TClaurao, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great Location, Great Staff, Great Atmosphere, Great Hostel”
 of 5 bubbles X6981SMsams, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Super nice view on the water and mountains from the lounge”
 of 5 bubbles Niice, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“arrive early if you need a car space”
 of 5 bubbles totnesjohn, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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