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Buena Vista by the Sea

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3285 Island Hwy. W. | British Columbia, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durhan (United Kingdom)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose this location to break our journey from Port Hardy knowing that it was ideally situated for a visit to Tofino and Uclulet on the west coast or Mt Washington. The property is right on the ocean front, with three rooms having a balcony with super views over the straits to the mainland. We had the Georgia suite (room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were upgraded (for only $20 per night extra) to a room with a large balcony and great views, nothing between the garden and the sea. Everything that we needed was provided, including fresh coffee grounds. We would recommend this motel to couples.

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We recently stayed at this lovely little hotel. We had been looking for a little getaway and stumbled on this gem. We had driven by lots of times but were amazed at what was behind the white walls and beautiful planters. We were in suite 3 and loved our kitchen and bed/sitting room but the best was the patio with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Every attention to the smallest detail is not overlooked by thoughtful and kind hosts Rob and Claire. This place would make a perfect intimate wedding for family and friends with the beautiful flowers and deck and stunning views of the sparkling waters of the Georgia Straight and mauve and blue mountains across. Fantastic wedding photos to be sure. Comfy bed... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Community extremely relaxed...wonderful ....restaurants... to enjoy the best chefs & staff...amazing....Living there for 3 months...Rob & Claire did not once ....interfere in my space....living on the lower level very quite and peaceful ..amazing.... booked for next year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The best view. The sounds of the waves and front door access to the Ocean. Great host, helpful, informative and cheerful. Comfortable rooms. Miles long beach, exquisite restaurants. Easy access from Hwy 19A

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We spent the winter at the Buena Vista and loved it! We stayed in an upper suite and enjoyed the view and sounds of the ocean. The room was clean and comfortable and having a full kitchen was a real bonus. Qualicum Beach is a friendly village that features a wide variety of restaurants and unique shops - no fast... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights and couldn't be happier with the accommodation or the service ; it was all quality plus! We stayed in an upstairs suite, which I would highly recommend. There is something quite magical about lying in bed and watching the waves roll in.

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The downstairs suites that open out onto the ocean are terrific. Once you are there, you might not bother exploring the rest of Qualicum Beach because you can beach comb, sit on their massive deck and completely escape. It really was what we needed. It is an adult-oriented place so if you have kids, like we did, you have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Please was beautiful! Very quiet. Clean! Owners were kind and friendly and very helpful. Well manicured lawn. Beautiful sun deck with lounge chairs, umbrellas, tables and chairs. Steps to the beach! Great place for couples and families with grown children, or for girlfriends getaway. The beach in front of it has shallow places and you can swim. Also not far... More 

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