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Dolphin Motel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1190 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #32 of 48 Tofino B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a spur of the moment decision, a couple of friends and I decided to spend a weekend in Tofino. As all hostels were booked, we ended up going with Dolphin Motel. The rooms didn't look too bad on the website, and we were really just thankful to have a place to stay. And then we arrived to a run-down... More

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed there for three nights - the furniture and the bathroom was quite dated - make sure to bring your own hairdryer. To Tofino it is quite far away - about 15 minutes by car. But to the beach it is only a 5 minutes walk. Maybe that motel would not be the best choice if you are allergic... More

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Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

My teenage daughter and I stayed at the Dolphin Motel during our stay in Tofino in August 2013. The location is great, a quick 5 minute walk to one of the best beaches, Chesterman Beach. The owners are super friendly and accommodating, she even came to our room when we were bringing our bags in and gave my daughter some... More

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Calgary
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The motel is close to the beach, maybe 5 minutes away. Check in is smooth and the owner/manager is really sweet, friendly, and very accommodating. The room I booked had 1 bedroom consisting of a Queen Bed and a single bed in the room. There is also double bed in the living room (ok, I wouldn't call it a bed,... More

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Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

4 of us guys went to Tofino for a surf trip during BC Day long weekend. This place looks quite old on the outside, but it is actually surprisingly clean and tidy on the inside. The room we booked had 2 bedrooms, 1 living room/kitchen, and 1 bath. There are three beds, two twins and a single. The kitchen had... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This isn't the place you would choose for a romantic getaway or when you expect to spend a lot of time indoors. However this is the PERFECT place to stay if you intend on surfing, exploring, going to the beach and being out and about all day. It was cheap, convenient, and close to everything, including a 5 mins walk... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

This motel is perfect for the unassuming traveller that wants to be close to the spectacular beaches of the west coast without the price and formality of a big hotel. My daughter treated me to a Tofino getaway for Mother's Day and the motel was a good choice for us. We were happy our dog could be with us. The... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This motel is perfect for the unassuming traveller that wants to be close to the spectacular beaches of the west coast without the price and formality of a big hotel. My daughter treated me to a Tofino getaway for Mother's Day and the motel was a good choice for us. We were happy our dog could be with us. The... More

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ENGLAND
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Stayed for two nights the room was very clean ,fridge tv, ect and very good value for Tofina. The lady who runs it was very helpful and did everything she could to make our stay enjoyable. The room was cleaned and fresh towels provided.There is a place a short walk away (towards town ) for early morning coffee and internet... More

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Victoria, Canada
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40 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Well there's nothing too special about the Dolphin, but if you want a place with a bed and a kitchen and you plan on spending most of your time at the beach, the Dolphin could be a good fit, but if you're looking for anything romantic, or a place you'd like to spend time indoors, this might not be the... More

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Address: 1190 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
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Ranked #32 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Tofino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Motel 2*
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