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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had been wondering about the Dolphin Motel on our last visits to Tofino. I had stayed here in the 1980's; back then it was old and dated, and it is still. This property is a 1960's (or earlier) vintage motel which has had little or no updating in a very long time. The exterior and grounds look a little... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We booked here as it was the cheapest option in tofino we paid for 3 nights but could only handle two. If you do not care about where you stay then go ahead and pay to stay here. We were not expecting luxury and when we arrived the owner was lovely and this place is in a great location for... More 

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3 Thank vmoore11
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Best bang for your buck in tofino, central to everything, full kitchens and hot showers!;) and also the there is a bike rental shop right beside the motel and a bike path that will take you rite into town!!

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1 Thank Russelllj
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at Dolphin Motel Tofino. Flew in with Orca Air so there was a minibus for transport. Greeted by the lovely lady who own runs the hotel with her husband. The room was sparse but had a double bed, fridge, small flat screen TV, kettle, coffee maker, coffee and toiletries. The wardrobe was a rail. There was... More 

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2 Thank Roger T
Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

we stayed at the Dolphin Motel room 7 for 3 nights and 5 days. The couple that run this place are very sweet and very friendly, attentive and good hosts. We had all the kitchen amenities that we had at home. Saran wrap, utensils, coffee, sugar, creamer, towels, soap etc. Cable provided, The room kind of reminded me of a... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I booked a room for me and my two kids who are under the age of 5 in February as my best friends was getting mArried. After driving for a day and a half we arrived and after standing there for 20 minutes she informed me that my confirmation # was not for when I booked and that I had... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We got placed in a trailer style "suite" and were charged 160$ (for 4 of us). The bed sheets were all covered in sand (all 3 beds) and there were cob webs in the kitchenette cupboards. The sheets and covers looked were straight out of the 70s, worn and pilled. When entering the room we were "hit in the face"... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

we arrived to a small looking little motel and unsure of what we were going to get. Upon entering we found it clean, new flooring and somewhat updated. The bathroom was older but again was clean and the price was right. Lady at the check in was very friendly and anxious to please. good overall stay for the price. definately... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

In a spur of the moment decision, a couple of friends and I decided to spend a weekend in Tofino. As all hostels were booked, we ended up going with Dolphin Motel. The rooms didn't look too bad on the website, and we were really just thankful to have a place to stay. And then we arrived to a run-down... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We stayed there for three nights - the furniture and the bathroom was quite dated - make sure to bring your own hairdryer. To Tofino it is quite far away - about 15 minutes by car. But to the beach it is only a 5 minutes walk. Maybe that motel would not be the best choice if you are allergic... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dolphin Motel

Address: 1190 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $69 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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