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 with plenty of seating area for us to relax. We booked the same unit for our 2014 fishing trip. The cost of the unit was quite acceptable given out stay was mid August in high season for tourists visiting Pacific Rim National Park and of course fishing.
The owners went out of their way to accommodate some special requests we needed including moving all our belongings to another unit for our second night while we were out on the water.
Overall the unit, while dated, offers good accommodation for our purposes. The only slightly negative aspect was a TV that was quite small and technologically well past its best before date.
Otherwise we were completely happy with the accommodation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 1, 2 or 3 bedroom condo apartments with full kitchens available for nightly rental. Clean & quiet, centrally located downtown on a quiet residential street on a grassy, hedged lot. No smoking. No pets. Daily housekeeping. Free access to West Coast Fitness Centre (indoor pool, 3000 sq ft gym and sauna located 1 block North. Free WIFI and cable TV. BBQ onsite. 1 bedroom suites are child-friendly, however we do not accept children under 12 in the 2 or 3 bedroom suites. The Whale's Tail is within walking distance to restaurants, whale watching and fishing, the harbour and to Big Beach and the Wild Pacific Trail. 10 minute drive to Pacific Rim National Park (Long Beach) and 30 minute drive to Tofino, which is located on the other side of Long Beach. Front desk location is 1 Block North at West Coast Motel on the Harbour on Hemlock Street. ... more less
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