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Sea Star Beach Retreat

1294 Lynn Road | PO Box 2, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #11 of 16 hotels in Tofino
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed 3 nights at the loft. The place is located a brief walk from a nice beach. We had a beautiful sunset there. It is a bit far from Tofino itself for dinning out but it has a well equiped kitchen with many condiments and it is possible to have a quiet meal. We bought live crab and spot shrimps... More

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Sioux Falls
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Our family of 4 stayed at the Sea Star a recent cabin acquisition next door to the bed and bed breakfast. AMAZING. The cabin has everything you need and more. Todd and Lynda are excellent hosts. You won't find a better location and you won't be disappointed. Todd and Lynda, Thank you so much for sharing your paradise with us.

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Vancouver, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We found this resort-like lodging on Tripadvisor and very happy with our choice. The family that runs the resort are retired and obviously spend their time providing wonderful accommodations in the 3 well appointed suites. Ours was a large ground floor suite with private garden and patio, complete with Jacuzzi tub, queen poster bed, kitchen, gas fireplace and LCD TV.The... More

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New Westminster, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Great Place, just across the street to the beach and the suites have every detail for a great stay... Definitely the place to go for when ever we go to this place!!! Kelly and Tod excellent people very nice and warm.

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Chemainus, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Just happened on sea Star by accident! So glad we did. We stayed in the Studio and loved it. Extremely comfy and perfect for two. A bit different the way it is laid out but very thoughtfully done. Clean, private and very close to the beach and Tofino. Great hosts, although you never see them if you don't want to?... More

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Sidney, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

It was our first time in Tofino, and the Sea Star was a great place to call home base! Our suite was very comfy-cosy and Rod and Kelly let us enjoy the peace and serenity of our trip, yet were right there when we had questions. Rod is a fountain of knowledge of the area and sent us to some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Stayed 4 nights, great location closer to Tofino, but well within an easy ride to Ucluelet, as well as the Pacific Rim Park. The suite was spacious and clean and the amenities (washer & dryer, hot tub just outside the front door, the BBQ grill, etc.) were a nice touch. That said, a full size stove, instead of the two... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We stayed here after seeing positive reviews and feedback from friends. The location is great-across from North Chesterman. The suite is spacious and had everything we needed.The poor for cleanliness is not due to actual housekeeping, as the suite was tidy and clean, but due to an odor of mould/mildew. Nobody else has mentioned this on reviews and the owner... More

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Toronto, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay at the main suite. Everything was clean and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped. There are even comfy throws to use while watching TV. We didn't use the hot tub.

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

My brother and my sister-in-law are just back from a 3 days stay at the Sea Star beach retreat. We stayed in the Main suite and it was very nice. There is 2 bedrooms with comfortable queen beds one with ensuite, The place is very clean with everything you need. The owners live upstairs and you could hear noises during... More

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Address: 1294 Lynn Road | PO Box 2, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
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Enjoy the privacy of semi-waterfront suites just steps through the rainforest to 3km of white sandy beaches. Sea Star strives to provide luxurious accommodation for the traveler to the Tofino area. With the warmth and closeness of on-site hosts and the privacy and freedom of a self-catering suite. Sea Star provides that special retreat where you can relax and enjoy your visit. It is our hope that you will feel as comfortable here as you do in your home surroundings. ... more   less 
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