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Pacific Sands Beach Resort

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British Columbia, Canada
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned to Pac Sands with friends from Ontario who had Tofino on their "bucket list". We had reserved a two bedroom suite, but when we arrived we were offered one of the lodges at a discount. We had stayed at the lodges years ago and they appear to have had some updating, and were as nice if not better... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to hit the waves, explore the trails, or cuddle up cozy in your suite, Pacific Sands Beach Resort is the place to stay. We were two couples and a small dog, and stayed in one of the two bedroom beach houses. I wish my kitchen at home was as nice as the kitchens in the beach houses.... More 

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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162 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First off. Tofino is close to paradise. The Cox Bay beach that the Pacific Sands is located on is beautiful with hikes and trails nearby. You can at low tide hike over to Chesterman beach. To the south you can hike up a small mountain at the end of the beach. We rented bikes (inexpensively) and used the great Tofino... More 

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Thank Tom H
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Beach Resort is totally comparable to the big "W Inn" ...for half the price!! Service was very friendly and accommodating! The suites were excellent, nicely updated, quiet, large, all amenities including fireplace and right on the beach!! The beach itself with 36 + surfers ( Sept 16th) is totally phenomenal. Beautiful sand, huge beach, super waves, rocks to climb... More 

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

Dear Mickie M, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with Pacific Sands! That is a huge compliment and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Cox Bay is an absolutely stunning beach and it truly is surfer's paradise. As the waves get larger in the Winter you will see those numbers dwindle... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a relaxing and fun stay at Pacific Sands. Their location is optimal being that it is beach front and so close to town. It only took us a few minutes to drive into Tofino or to our favourite Tofino restaurants and spots. I liked that there were so many amenities on the resort including a coffee/necessities shop in... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We fell in love with this resort 7 years ago when our son stayed there before their wedding in Tofino. We came back this August with our son and daughter in law to celebrate their anniversary. We arrived just in time to watch (and to take amazing photos of) the sunset over the beautiful Cox beach. It was spectacular. This... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I previously reviewed this property in July, 2013 but want to update people regarding the beach front suites. They have been totally upgraded in the last year -new flooring, new furnishings, completely revamped kitchen with new appliances and cabinets, upgraded bathroom and freshly painted walls. Lovely! Also, WiFi has been upgraded in the Tofino area so was easily accessed in... More 

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

Dear GabrielSurrey, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us! Yes, guests have been raving about the newly renovated Beachfront Suites, the renovations were a definite success. Furthermore, we've had some additions to the property including the on site Surf Shack operated by the Surf Sister's Surf School. As you mentioned, we also now have... More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In June we stayed for 3 nights (with family visiting from England) at this resort. The only word is Outstanding... On the Beach the 2 bed townhouse over 3 floors was immaculately clean, every piece of crockery/utensils (even baking trays) were available and again immaculately clean. Beds were very comfortable, bathrooms (3) were spotless, linen/towels white and again spotless. Cleaning... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful view and sounds of the Pacific Ocean. Watching surfers in person, has been an young adult dream. Comfortable studio with everyone you will need...just bring you're personal things, food, and dtinks!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had five nights in a beachfront suite and loved it. The apartment had wonderful views of the beach and ocean and plenty of room to dry out our clothes at the end of each day. Everyone was very helpful and the recently opened Surfside Grill does great food at very reasonable prices - perfect when it is too wet... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $401 - $653 (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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Also Known As:
Pacific Sands Beach Hotel Tofino
Pacific Sands Beach Tofino
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Tofino
#3 Green Hotel in Tofino
#4 Family Hotel in Tofino
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
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