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Whale's Tail Guest Suites

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1906 Bay Street | 279 Hemlock Street Front Desk: West Coast Motel on the Harbour, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We asked for a two bedroom suite and what we received was a beautifully decorated suite with two bedrooms-two bath, family room, dining room, kitchen and outside lanai that overlooked the sound. Complete with Eagles flying overhead. This is a family-run accommodation business with Brenda, the owner, taking all calls personally and she makes the reservation process very easy, Thanks... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, General Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the unit and the wildlife. We will pass on your thanks to brenda. Please come back and see us anytime. Happy travels! Kara Motel Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Ucluelet is less fancy than its more famously neighboring town - Tofino - on Vancouver island, but we loved it. Whale's Tail suits are absolutely lovely and spacious, with a fully equipped kitchen, nice dining area, comfortable living room, and lovely grassy grounds (visited one evening by a deer and two fawns). A 5 minute walk from supermarket, restaurants, shops,... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, General Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your kind words about our property and our staff. The dear are an added bonus when staying at the Whale's tail too. The central location of the suites is convenient especially if you want to walk about town. We also enjoyed your opionon on Ucluelet vs Tofino... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Our check in was amazing. Brenda, the (previous) owner (recently sold) check us in with such enthusiasim for the area and everything it has to offer. She provided us with so much information, tips and you could tell she had a passion for her town and all that it offered. The room had a kitchen, living room and bedroom. It... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, General Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for leaving us such a kind review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the service. We are sad to see the previous owner Brenda/Jeff go, but we are very excited for the new owners too! Howvever we plan to run the place with as much enthusiasm as they did. We hope you will... More 

Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

This condo was fantastic. It is located in a very quiet area. It has a large kitchen with all the amenities, living room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 2 decks, and was spotless. We really enjoyed it here. The owners are really kind and helpful. It would be a must for us again to stay here.

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WhalestailUcluelet, General Manager at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the property and the service. We hope you will come back and stay with us again. Thanks for coming. Happy Travels! Kara Motel Manager More 

VICTORIA
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87 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We checked in at 4:00 p.m on a Sunday of a LONG WEEKEND. The only brief 'issue' we had was the wifi must have been busy with users in the Suites, as neither I, nor my very technical guest could get adequate wifi wervice that evening. The rest of our 2 night stay there, posed NO PROBLEMS or issues whatsoever.... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, Owner at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello Karen, So glad you enjoyed our place! Sorry about the internet. As mentioned on the last review, at times, especially if the town is quite busy (like the long weekend), the whole town has slowish internet. Small town, first world worries! That being said, Telus is planning to bring fibre optics to the coast sometime in the near future... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The unit was clean and new, staff is friendly and they have a nice indoor pool. However the Internet connection is poor, sometimes unusable. Staff knows about the problem but doesn't do anything about it.

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WhalestailUcluelet, Owner at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hi there Thanks for coming and glad you found our place comfortable. To clarify, yes, we do know the internet on the West Coast is not the greatest, but it is not under our control. Until Telus brings the fibre optic lines out to the coast (it is hopeful this project may start in 2016), the internet is at full... More 

Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 days while visiting Ucluelet.The unit was ample enough to fit 7 of us.Three bedrooms with a full kitchen ,bathroom and nice size living room.We met Brenda (owner) who was super nice and provided us with everything we needed.The town is fairly small so the location is not really far from anything.We never heard any noise from any... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, Owner at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and taking the time to write a kind review!!! What a great family vacation. Loved that you found our place so comfortable. We know it was a long way, but hope you can come back again next year! The surf is waiting! Happy travels! Brenda and Jeff More 

Surrey, BC
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It can be challenging to find accommodations that offers a good quality bed for everybody. The Whale's Tale Guest Suites provides that and more. The large family suite my group booked included a bedroom with three beds and a separate master with a queen. There is also a solid pull out couch in the ample-sized living room. The large bathroom... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, Owner at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thanks, "Mom" and family for coming and taking the time to write a review. So glad you enjoyed our place. The 2 bedroom suites are definitely spacious and good for a family (with children over 12). Nothing like family-time! Hope you can come again! Happy travels! Brenda and Jeff More 

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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I stayed at the Whale's Tail for just one night on my longest to date motorcycle ride (the best so far!) to the magnificent Pacific Rim National Park area, Ucluelet and Tofino. This is an older motel but clean with full kitchen. Very quiet. Close to the wharf and docks and many interesting restaurants. The owner, Brenda, was very friendly... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, Owner at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for coming and taking the time to write a review!! Glad you enjoyed the space and kitchen. Great little apartments for those who don't like to feel like they are in a "hotel", but with the same hotel amenities. Hope the ride was smooth! Happy travels! Brenda and Jeff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I booked our rooms at this facility in Mar. 2014, for a visit in June. I spoke with Jeff & after an information filled conversation, booked three Euro Sleeper rooms. We had some concern over the term "Euro Sleepers" & attempted to search for more info on line. Nothing was found. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by Brenda, in... More 

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WhalestailUcluelet, Owner at Whale's Tail Guest Suites, responded to this review

Hello, you wonderful "wild and crazy" card-playing motorcyclers! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay - at West Coast Motel (just a note that this review belongs to our "big sister", although we think you might have liked the Whale's Tail, too! We hope you will make another pilgrimage to Ucluelet and come stay again! Thanks for coming and... More 

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