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HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Clean, bright and well priced accommodations in Tofino...leaves you cash to spend on all the wonderful activities instead! Great location with amazing views from the main room. Quiet time after 11pm means a restful sleep. Large kitchen with lots of tools to prepare your meals. Highly recommend to those on a budget!

Thank NINmistress
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I stayed here as part of a tour group on a recent trip to Tofino. The staff were fantastic, very friendly and helpful! The facilities, kitchen, common area, a sauna! were well maintained. The views from the common area across the harbour were amazing! I could have spent the whole evening just watching the water and the mountains. The rooms... More 

Thank Michaela D
Vancouver, Canada
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I love love love this hostel. It is gorgeous, clean, has a huge kitchen and the best staff ever and super sexy. I believe they have new management. On Friday nights in the summer they had random live music bands which was so cool. I stay here every time.

Thank Julia L
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91 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I used to make a point of staying here every year we made our road trip out to surf in Tofino, and we've always found the staff amazing, the location perfect, and the atmosphere incredibly friendly and relaxing, but this year management changed and the changes that followed were sadly disappointing. There were new "composts" in the... More 

1 Thank Sarah K
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Great hostel experience! This place is nestled on the shores of the sound and provides excellent views of the water and mountains. The staff is professional and knowledgeable of the area - a wealth of information. Community areas are clean, lodging rooms are spacious, and bathrooms provide full size showers! Thank you for the great experience. I highly recommend this... More 

Thank n2n8ture
British Columbia, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We scored the last four beds available for our weekend, so make sure to book well in advance! The common area is lovely in the summer, with wide windows, and I'm sure it would be fantastic in the winter, with the large fireplace crackling. The atmosphere was friendly and peaceful and relaxed. The beds were great - they were sturdy... More 

Thank Maryanne M
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

What a great view we had from our room. Good size, it was like a hostel sharing room all for ourselves. In general a nice hostel. However... I didn't get the best vibe from the hostel, staff were ok but not very approachable. Nice big kitchen area and good location. The parking was a bit of a pain, but it... More 

Thank PerriLee7
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a few days this past week. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff and very clean beds. Even the overflow was good! Spacious and right on the harbour close to boat tours. Further from the popular beaches but we had a car. Parking was very limited so come early bc you can't overnight park on the street. And book well... More 

Thank olwhiskers
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights in July, I stayed in the female suite which was great, the bathroom was a refreshing change from thrushes hostel shower stalls! The hostel is located on the shore that offers a great view, especially of the sunset! Above average price for a HI, you don't get breakfast included and there's no tea or... More 

1 Thank Alix L
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Beautiful property right on the water - amazing location literally seconds from all the action in town. Super clean, great facilities - great hot shower, big and well equipped kitchen. Wonderful staff treated us like family and pointed us in the right direction again and again with things to do and places to go and see. Great guests too! nice... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 3,779 - ₹ 4,340 (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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