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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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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was so peaceful and relaxing everything we needed. The sea, the beach and the views. Lots of interesting places to visit nearby. The Innkeeper is very charming so Thank you Claire! We hope to return another day.

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Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful setting for a visit with a dear friend. Life's busyness just melts away when all you see is a stunning view that invites you to stroll through the flowered landscaping and enjoy the spacious decks or take a few steps more and feel the sand. The room was very clean and comfortable with a lovely view.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought my brother from Norway on a trip of Victoria and mid Island. We stayed in another area one night as we could not get two nights at Buena Vista. The street view does not do it any justice. We had a suite at the back of motel with a view of the ocean, We enjoyed the large decks... More 

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning view from private balcony. Beautiful beach just steps away!. Quiet, clean rooms with a very comfortable bed. Within walking distance to exceptional restaurants. Claire makes you feel like a member of the family!!

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Appreciative of your evaluation : ...we share & care ...thanx Rob & Claire More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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 July 12, 2015

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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