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Whale's Tail Guest Suites

2.5 of 5 1906 Bay Street | 279 Hemlock Street Front Desk: West Coast Motel on the Harbour, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is is pleasant and comfortable holiday apartment. The apartment we had was a one bedroom with full kitchen and living area. Very comfortable and quiet. Although situated on the main road in Ucluelet, it was peaceful and handy to the supermarket, liquor store and town centre. Sleeping arrangements in our apartment are a queen bed and single in the... More

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

Hello! Thank you so much for your visit! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and took the time to write! With our accommodation being just off the main road on a residential street in the town centre, you are right - it is so easy to get to everything on foot. Happy travels, Brenda and Jeff More

Sudbury, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little spot to stay. Very clean rooms. Could hear the foot steps in the room above us in the morning when the fishermen got up early. Nice to have a BBQ outside our door. Rooms a little dark, but your not spending a lot of time in them. Not the place to stay for a romantic weekend, but very... More

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

Hello! Thanks very much for coming and enjoying our place for a few days. Hope your BBQ was excellent! Glad you found our units very clean and comfortable. Romantic...no...we definitately wouldn't say it has that vibe. It does, however, have a family atmosphere with frequent visits by the local deer population to your door. It makes for a clean and... More

Berkeley, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

we stayed there for 3 nights in June 2014. Everything was just perfect - a great suite with all the amenities, clean and comfortable. Everything you need is just around the corner, staff is freindly, and you get it all for a reasonable price.

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

Thank you very much for the kind words! Fantastic that you enjoyed our place so much. Makes our day to hear that. We hope you can come visit again one day from sunny California! Happy Travels, Brenda and Jeff More

Burnley
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The photos of Whales Tail do not do justice to how lovely this place is. I was surprised when I arrived to find a large spotlessly clean suite, with a well equipped kitchen and a good size dinning/living area and a spacious bedroom. There was also a nice patio and furniture which we didn't utilise due to the poor weather.... More

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

Thanks for coming!! We are really pleased you enjoyed our place. You are right - it is in the centre of town, yet in a quiet spot backed by trees. And, just like our sister property, we keep it very clean! We so appreciate you taking the time to write about the Whale's Tail and we do hope to see... More

Abbotsford, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We chose this option for our four guy fishing trip. The hotel has several room configurations and the one we stayed in was a three bedroom unit with twin beds in one of the bedrooms. The property is dated but very clean with full kitchen facilities and new BBQ equipment. The unit was large and had a separate sitting room... More

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

Thanks for coming fellas! Glad you enjoyed the unit - an oldie, but a goodie. It is slated for renovation, but probably will be a winter 2014 project rather than this winter. We will see you next year! Thanks for coming and taking the time to write a nice review. Enjoy your fish feasts over the winter. Happy travels! Brenda... More

Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Stayed at the Whale's Tale while fishing in Ucluelet. There were 4 of us looking for a reasonable accommodation for a 2 night stay, the owners are at the West Coast Motel and are very helpful arranging our accommodations. we had 2 - 1 bedroom places on the ground flood a nice yard to sit in and a bar b... More

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

Thanks very much for coming!! Glad you enjoyed our property and are pleased to see that you would come back again! If you wish, we do also offer 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom suites, if booked far enough ahead for next year. Happy travels and hope you think of Ucluelet every time you have a fish feast this fall and... More

Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had a comfortable one night stay. The suite was large and clean, like a 2 bedroom apartment. One room had a queen, a double and a twin; 2nd room had a queen. The two sofas were probably pull-outs that were at least double sized. There was a view of the harbour from the deck off kitchen. Check-in around the... More

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

Hello Laura and family Thank you so much for coming! Glad you enjoyed the unit and facilties. You are right, two of the larger units at the Whale's Tail are due for redecorating and renovation. At the moment, they are quite comfortable, with a "Grandma's House" type of feel in the large 2 and 3 bedroom unit. We purchased the... More

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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91 reviews 91 reviews
59 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This facility is quite unique. The actual office is at a motel down the road. We were there during the off season and had few guests to deal with. We basically had the run of the place. The King unit had a separate bedroom and was quite spacious. The rooms were clean and comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.... More

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

Thank you for coming! Our deer were sorry to see you go. Hope you can make it back some day. One correction - no king-size beds (just queen). So glad you enjoyed it. Brenda and Jeff More

Ireland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Whale’s Tail Guest Suites is situated in central Ucluelet off the main thoroughfare in a quiet location. There were four of us and we choose a deluxe two bedroomed suite. It was very spacious with large full kitchen, dining area and a spacious sitting area with large TV etc.There are hardwood floors throughout the suite which was spotlessly clean, tastefully... More

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

Thank you very much for choosing our place and taking the time to write a review! You enjoyed the Deluxe 2 bedroom suite, which features 2 bedrooms, hardwood floors, 2 washrooms and an ensuite bath. Very comfortable for either 2 couples or 2 singles, as an adult only accommodation. (We take children in the 1 bedroom suites only). We hope... More

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Address: 1906 Bay Street | 279 Hemlock Street Front Desk: West Coast Motel on the Harbour, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Barkley Sound > Ucluelet
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Whale's Tail Guest Suites 2.5*
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