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Pacific Sands Beach Resort

#3 of 17 Hotels in Tofino
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1421 Pacific Rim Hwy. | Box 237, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maple Ridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We decided to take our family to a luxurious resort for our mortgage burning party. Pacific Sands was recommended to us by family and friends. We wanted a place that wouldn't have everyday distractions and the focus would be on family. We were not disappointed! We had a 3bedroom beach front house and a 2 bedroom signature suite beach house.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This year my vacation time was a little delayed, so I ended up visiting Tofino in mid December - a time where most businesses have closed for the season and there's not much going on in terms of tourism. For me this was perfect as I really had wanted to get away to someplace quiet and relaxed. I chose Pacific... More 

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pacificsands, Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear SalpyElizabeth, Thank you for your recent review, we appreciate the feedback about our Resort. I do agree, the view from our rooms is nothing but breathtaking, the roaring of the ocean can lull anyone in to dream land! I appreciate your comments regarding our kitchens and bathrooms in the Lodge building. The fact that our kitchens are fully stocked... More 

Victoria, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My wife and I have visited the Pacific Sands Beach Resort many times and usually stay in the Sand Dollar Suite. The suite has been refurbished since our last visit, very nicely done, thank you. The negative comments turn on the internet. It has always been poor but we were excited to hear that it has been improved, regretfully, this... More 

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pacificsands, Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear HowardFreeland, Thank you for your recent review. I am extremely happy that you like our upgrades that have been made to our Sand Dollar suite, the new kitchen makes a huge improvement to the overall ambiance and beauty of that particular suite. I am grateful for the feedback that you provided regarding our Wi-Fi network as we have just... More 

San Juan Islands, WA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My husband booked 4 nights for the "Winter Watch" package starting December 15th for my birthday celebration. We stayed in the one bedroom Beachfront suite The second floor is $10/night more but well worth the view and closest to the beach. Lots of room with a well appointed kitchen and all the equipment. If you need additional kitchen utensils or... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Pacific Sands is a nice resort property with nice, clean rooms and friendly staff. We stayed in a one bedroom unit with a kitchenette. Nice gas fireplace and short walk to the beach however no hot tubs unless you get one of the more expensive rooms that include the hot tub. If you get a lower level room you... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I take my family to Pacific Sands a couple times a year. This is truly a great spot in Tofino. They have the best beach in Tofino, and simply a wonderful facility. We always book a beach house, and while they are a little pricey, I will say this is likely the best accommodation in Tofino. The bedroom, with the... More 

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Kamloops
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Resort was prefect for our weekend surfing holiday with our family. Location in Cox Bay for hikes, walks and surfing was perfect. We had a room on ground floor which allow easy access to beach with our boards. Fireplace was a special treat along with the rain coats. We enjoyed the beautiful bar-b-que and fire pit in the gazebo. Tofino... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Just returned from a two night stay at the Pacific Sands resort. Was a total relaxing stay and we were lucky as the weather turned out great for the walks on the endless beaches and trails. The unit was perfect location overlooking the beach and was well provided with cooking utensils and all other necessary items, including rain gear if... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This trip was supposed to be for my boyfriends birthday, that works extremely hard and barely gets time off. I booked us two nights away with a "package". The package was not at all what it was advertised or made to seem. The endless movies were outdated movies from a book case in the main lobby and the dinner upon... More 

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pacificsands, Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lyndea W. Thank you for your recent review. I am disappointed to hear that the package that you reserved last December was not what you expected. We are continuously purchasing new and old releases to compliment our already large inventory of movies to which we hope that everyone young and old can find their favorites! Our meal options are... More 

Boerne, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My husband and I took a trip in October for our honeymoon. We stayed in a third floor Cox Bay Suite. Absolutely fantastic. An exceptional value for a wonderful hotel. Everything was clean and staff made our stay incredibly comfortable. Housekeeping cleaned promptly every day and were incredibly friendly. I can't say enough about the fantastic receptionist, Alania. She made... More 

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