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Buena Vista by the Sea

3285 Island Hwy. W., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 10 hotels in Qualicum Beach
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Vancouver
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17 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made last minute reservations on the Canadian July Long Weekend and only had one night to stay. Travelling with my wife we stayed in the Georgia room and it is gorgeous. Sparkling clean and a nice private deck looking out onto the Ocean. Angela immediately made us feel like family and did everything to make our one night stay... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choose the Georgia Suite, No 5. Worth paying the extra for the stunning view from the massive balcony. Looks over the sea and a pretty garden with sun deck. Lovely large room with seating area. Kitchen area and bathroom need a little updating but have all the equipment you need. Very helpful and friendly couple running the place whilst the... More

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful little place right on the ocean in Qualicum Beach! Clean & Bright, quiet (even though it's right on the highway), amazing views with balcony on the ocean over looking the gardens , great location (1 block from Deez Pub), full size kitchen, super friendly staff, great value! Angie and Barry made us feel right at home with a cup... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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58 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were only able to stay one night at this little place - only eight units - and it really is a treasure. You'll wonder at first - it is right on the highway and looks kinda small and retro. But then you park (for free) and go in to register and Angela and Barry welcome you like old friends... More

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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed just one night here at the end of our Vancouver Island trip. We had booked it on the basis of the reviews on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. We had a gorgeous bright room with kitchen and the views were wonderful. We had a great welcome and a very comfortable stay. We would definitely stay here again and... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Qualicum Beach is one of the most unspoilt North American places I have ever visited and is very clean and quiet. As is the Buena Vista by the Sea. Slightly excentric but very helpful owner and rooms with amazing views over the water. Very clean and well maintained with kitchen and all the crockery etc that you need for your... More

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Beppu-shi, Oita, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

We had the most amazing experience. The staff (Claire) was friendly, knowledgeable, and have us outstanding service. This place is literally right on the beach, with nice rooms that are clean and have gorgeous views. All this with a budget friendly rate. Highly recommend this to any travelers!

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memphis, tn
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23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We drove up and found this motel while exploring the east side of Vancouver Island. It was inexpensive and clean. Perfect ocean view. Kitchen was well stocked though we only made coffee. Would have liked it to have better sheets and towels but they were adequate. The room was big and comfortable. The bed was comfy. Loved having the patio... More

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White Rock, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Found Buena Vista by the Sea on a drive by whim, looking for one night stay on our way home. Claire was so friendly and helpful, taking us to show us the room before we decided to take it. We had a lovely kitchen, and patio with view of the ocean, and gorgeous courtyard with a gate to the beach.... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Just spent 5 wonderful days at Buena Vista By the Sea. Our bright, spotlessly clean room had lots of extras like quality berber carpet, real quilts, surprisingly good quality silverware, super bed, leather couch, floor to ceiling windows with sliding door out to our big 2nd floor balcony. And what a view! We could see for miles in either direction,... More

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Address: 3285 Island Hwy. W., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Qualicum Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Qualicum Beach #2 Romantic Hotel in Qualicum Beach
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms have a full kitchen and a beautiful ocean view. Our suites all have undergone extensive renovation. In the upper suites you can sit on your private balcony overlooking the ocean and enjoy the cool sea breezes as you watch the cruise ships pass. The lower suites are walk on waterfront with sliding patio doors opening to our manicured lawn. You have your choice of bachelor, one bedroom or two bedroom suites. Every room has cable TV and high-speed internet access should you get tired of watching the wildlife on the beach or the spectacular sunsets. Unfortunately our accommodation is not suited for small children. ... more   less 
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