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B C Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our one bedroom beach front room was just perfect. Just like on the web site. 40 feet from the beach. Looked like it was just renovated as it all looked new. I wanted to take storm watching off my bucket list. I got it. We would for sure go back here again. Perfect room, view, and close to every thing.... More 

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Quesnel, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A excellent place to stay great rooms easy access to the beach and the take out food facility is a good addition. I would recommend Pacific Sands as one of the top motels to stay at, it is close to all areas of long beach and Tofino. A very well maintained property and everything you need is available on site.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passing threw town we grabbed a suit here for a few nights. It's was a little pricy for us. Dog friendly which is a must anywhere we stay. We ate at the resort next to ours and dinner was fabulous. Was just a short walk down the beach. Great veiw. We even tried surfing. Had to rent from town.

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with Pacific Sands! Yes, Pacific Sands Beach Resort is a dog friendly resort and it goes without saying that Tofino is truly a doggy paradise with all the amazing hikes, trails, and beaches. We're also glad you enjoyed the amazing views from your unit, and that... More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to this resort many times, but most recently in the ocean front one bedroom units. They have been totally upgraded with fabulous beds and comforters, rainhead showers in lie down tubs, full sized stainless steel appliances in the fully equipped kitchens. Perfect for a get away retreat for a week. Second floor unit actually gives better privacy from... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can't say enough about the setting, the accommodation and the staff when talking about Pacific Sands. We had arranged a family get-together as part of the 75th birthday surprise. The staff went above and beyond in helping us achieve the s6urprise and having all the decorations and arrangements in place before the "birthday girl" arrived. The accommodation at Pacific... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed at Pacific Sands four times over the past 30 years. Great location and convenient on site amenities keep us coming back. Lots of accommodation types to choose from and all only steps from a fantastic surfing beach.

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bill A, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands Beach Resort, and a huge thank you for your continued loyalty throughout the years. Our location on Cox Bay is truly one of a kind. From the powerful winter swells that detonate on the beach to the warm bluebird summer days where you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Stayed in an oceanfront ocean view 2 bdrm unit in the lodge. Kitchen very well set up with everything you may need, units very clean, excellent bed with down duvets, lots of fresh towels. Rain slickers provided. Office has a small store, huge selection of DVDs, board games and books. Free coffee all day. Toys for the beach also available... More 

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Markus M, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Sands Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands Beach Resort! Although the main attraction of our resort is the amazing oceanfront units on spectacular Cox Bay, we like to think it is also the little things that can really make a stay memorable and unique. We try to have all of our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited at the beginning of September and were very lucky with the weather! We had a 3 night stay, every day reaching 25 degrees c. The view from our room was unbeatable, we were lucky to see the most beautiful sunsets from the comfort of our porch. Because it was so warm we enjoyed some time on the beach... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a top class resort. Four of us stayed in Beach Villa and had four magic days. Overlooking the ocean from living room and one bedroom it is just so relaxing. We walked on the beach and on forest trails watched a good sunset and lived the good life. Staff at reception were great very helpful and arranged the... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This is the 5th year in a row that my mom and I have stayed here. We always get a beach house and trust me, it is worth every penny! The staff are wonderful, the view from the beach house is out of this world, and the beach house itself has everything you could possibly need to feel right at... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pacific Sands Beach Resort is located on 41 pristine acres of property and 2500 feet of ocean front on Cox Bay. Adjacent to the Pacific Rim National Park all suites and Luxury Beach Houses offer spectacular ocean or beach front views, mesmerizing sunsets and breathtaking storm watching. A walk to Pettinger Point is a must. Enjoy unrivaled culinary splendors at one of Tofino's many restaurants. Adventure tours of the Clayoquot Sound, beach combing and surfing are the most popular activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Sands Beach Resort

Address: 1421 Pacific Rim Hwy. | Box 237, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $405 - $482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Sands Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Pacific Sands Beach Tofino
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#3 Green Hotel in Tofino
#3 Romantic Hotel in Tofino
#4 Family Hotel in Tofino
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
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“All rooms looked like ocean front or ocean view but beach front one bedrooms are right on the edge of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles cubankid, 2 days ago | Read review
“all units are well located...most southerly building not so much”
 of 5 bubbles YVRGUYS, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“book a beach villa or definitely look for units with beach views/access”
 of 5 bubbles IrishGerk, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views but the rooms in the front of the resort are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 286judya, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great - with great views. I recommend a visit to their website to see the various accommodations available.”
 of 5 bubbles 840fayer, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
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