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House of Himwitsa

300 Main St. | P.O. Box 176, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 , Canada
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in the House of Himwitsa for three days. The hotel is within walking distant of everything in the town and just a block from a beautiful path through the woods to one of the beaches. The room sits on the edge of the water overlooking the public dock and sea planes so there was something to watch all... More

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Perth, Australia
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47 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The drive to Tofino from Cobble Hill was absolutely amazing. There was lots of snow on the ground so it was a somewhat slow trip as we drunk in the stunning scenery. We arrived in Tofino mid afternoon and were easily able to locate the “House of Himwitsa” despite not bothering to check its address. For those West Australian readers... More

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My grandmother and I had planned to visit Tofino for years; I flew to Victoria from Medicine Hat, AB and we finally took the drive to Tofino. I did a lot of research about what I wanted to see and where I wanted to stay once we got there, I was NOT disappointed with my choice. The owners and staff... More

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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Himwitsa, the room (well, apartment really) was fantastic, with a large balcony overlooking the water - in fact for the first time in our holiday we came 'home' mid afternoon because it was such a lovely place to relax and there was always something interesting to look at and such beautiful views. Our hosts... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Simple clean and spacious accommodation, part of a business run by a First Nation family. Small kitchenette with everything you need to prepare simple meals. The view from the deck across the harbour is expansive, sunsets can be wonderful.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Spacious and clean accommodation with views across the bay to die for. You could sit in the jacuzzi and watch the wonderful sunsets whilst sipping a beer or two! Good location at the end of town with supermarkets close by and a liquor store. Kitchen was just about adequate for preparing a meal but the kettle needed replacing as it... More

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Toronto Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We spent our first night in Tofino at the House of Himwitsa and wished we had booked for longer! It's right in town on the water and the view was spectacular. We had room 5 with a hot tub on the balcony and a partial harbour view. Next time I will trade in the hot tub for a room right... More

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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had three wonderful night here with a fabulous room, all we needed to cook and a constant ly unfolding scene outside, amazing stars, nesting eagles, float planes coming and going, it was perfect and so beautifully serviced daily...

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Newmarket, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a wonderful shop with local and broader BC art in various forms - from beautiful artwork cards for $5.00 (6x9) to carved paddles, etc. I bought almost everything I needed to take home from this wonderful place!

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Renfrew, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Only stayed one night- wish we could have stayed longer! The room we had was very large and included a kitchenette and a hot tub on a balcony overlooking the harbour. Easy access to downtown shops and restaurants. The gift shop had some lovely items and we would have loved to take back some fish but it did not fit... More

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Address: 300 Main St. | P.O. Box 176, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 , Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
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Ranked #5 of 21 Specialty lodging in Tofino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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