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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 #5 of 10 Hotels in Qualicum Beach
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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141 reviews 141 reviews
61 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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St George
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Address: 3285 Island Hwy. W., Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Qualicum Beach
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