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Whalers on the Point Guesthouse

81 West St. | P.O. Box 296, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 21 Specialty lodging in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
Tessa M Perth, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm about to leave this hostel and want to quickly summarize my disappointment with the staff of this otherwise awesome hostel. Location, cleanliness and rooms are all pretty good. Sadly, the nonchalant, aloof and self-important attitude of the staff made me feel like the outsider of the cool group in highschool. Really? Staff did not smile, or even make eye... More

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Perth, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were only there for two nights and I wish we could have stayed longer! We were in a 4 bed dorm which was cosy, clean and had lovely views. It's the location that really sells this place - magnificent views and a really lovely atmosphere. The kitchen was small but well designed so it could be used by heaps... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Wow, what an incredible hostel! Everything from the ocean front views, to the open fireplace and super friendly staff, this hostel ticks every box! Great kitchen and communal areas, super clean, perfect location. Could not fault this hostel in any way. A perfect place to stay in an incredible coastal haven. Absolute bliss!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Located right near the center of Tofino on the waterfront. The view from the lounge could not be better. Great facilities including a games room with free pool. All rooms and communal bathrooms were very clean.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This hostel is beyond beautiful! I loved every aspect of it. There is a beautiful large kitchen and both inside and outside eating areas. It was always quiet and clean. Also a quick 4 minute walk into the main parts of town. I would 100% return to this hostel :)

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This hostel was wonderful. It had a large, fully equipped kitchen, games room, and plenty of space to hang out. The dorms were nice, and the beds were super comfy. The view is amazing as well - you wake up to the ocean. The staff was very helpful and friendly, and helped us figure out what to do. Although $30... More

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Victoria, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Still waiting for the manager to call. I made a reservation by phone earlier in the year and the clerk screwed up ( I have proof) and booked me in a month before I was to show up with a companion traveling from overseas. When I called weeks later to confirm my room, they just said 'Sorry, your mistake' and... More

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Victoria, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I stayed one night in this hostel and was super impressed. The bedding was amazing for a hostel, easily the nicest room quality I've seen in a hostel. So that could be the reason for the $40 a night dorm bed price. The whole property is great, well taken care of and in a wonderful location. We decided to do... More

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Prince George, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

WE had 3 generations in one 4 bed room. Clean, friendly and convenient.It was a memorable stay. Meeting people, sharing adventures and THE BEST LOCATION. The kitchen gets a bit hectic at dinner time so make your meals the quick and easy variety using as few dishes, utensils as possible or, like one family I saw,... bring your own! The... More

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Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

When we called to book, the staff member taking our booking booked us in for the wrong night however when we asked for our credit card deposit to be refunded the manager refused to admit the mistake was on their end. After 3 visits to the hostel to try and regain our stolen money we realised it was a lost... More

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Address: 81 West St. | P.O. Box 296, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
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