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House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery

300 Main St. P.O. Box 176, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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#11 of 17 hotels in Tofino
Himwitsa Lodge is located in the downtown core of Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, near the end of Trans Canada Highway. Tofino is a beautiful rural town that is situated in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve as well as the United Nations World Biosphere Reserve. During peak season, the small town of Tofino boasts tourists from all over the world, hence the recommendation of reserving an accommodation in Tofino for your stay. The Himwitsa lodging in Tofino, presents great location, fabulous breathtaking sunset views over Vargas Island and great rates! We have 4 suites available that suits every need to relax and enjoy the town of Tofino; whether you're on your honeymoon, a weekend getaway in Tofino or traveling with family! We have three studio styled suites that have a 180 degree view, and two apartment styled suites have a 90 degree view that overlooks the bustling harbor of Tofino. Moreover, four suites come with an outdoor hot tub on a private balcony! All rooms are equipped with a full bathroom, kitchenettes, satellite TV, free wifi and parking. On the edge of the West Coast in Tofino, Himwitsa Lodge is only minutes away from all the local shops, Tonquin Beach, tours for hot springs cove, whale watching, bear watching, kayaking and surfing. Don't want to waste travel time? Fly in from Vancouver, BC via seaplane and land right next to us!
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Surfer wrote a review Apr 8
4 contributions1 helpful vote
I didn’t feel we got our money’s worth. It says ocean view, but really it’s an inlet. It’s not ocean side. You don’t get the crashing waves or the thunderous sounds. Highly overrated in my opinion. We went to the art gallery and I wanted to by a paddle. $1100?? It was literally a paddle with no art on it. Someone took an axe and beat the hell out of a tree and put a big price tag on it. You have to climb up stairs two stories to get to your room. The fish store was awesome though. Great prices and good smoked oysters, and all kinds of salmon. We left after two of our seven days booked and went ocean side.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Leslie & Christine wrote a review Nov 2020
Victoria, Canada14 contributions11 helpful votes
My wife and I spent a wonderful 9 nights at the Himwitsa Lodge to celebrate our birthdays - which happen to be a few days apart. The suite (No. 5) was very comfortable, extremely well appointed and spotlessly clean and, I have to say, we made excellent use of the private hot tub on our balcony. We received a friendly welcome on arrival and we were quite impressed with the care taken by the staff during these trying times of the Covid pandemic. We found it so nice to be located within walking distance of not only restaurants and the main grocery, but within walking distance of forest and beach trails. Thank you to the staff at Himwitsa for a memorable 80th birthday.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
netsrikjean wrote a review Jul 2020
Langley City, Canada6 contributions1 helpful vote
Our family stayed in the Himwitsa Lodge For two nights last week, while visiting a Tofino for the first time. We absolutely loved our beautiful room and my kids were crowing with joy as soon as we entered it. The view is unbeatable (my favourite part), the beds comfy, lots of space, the fireplace was pretty and the best part was the hot tub on the deck. We enjoyed that many times over the two days, starting and ending our day with a hot soak overlooking the bay. I made some simple meals in the small kitchen, which we ate with our five star view. We saw eagles, enjoyed watching the harbour planes take off a couple times, and enjoyed the peace and quiet. We also enjoyed walking to Tonquin beach, and the bakery, and to get anything we needed. I recommend this place heartily - it was so special. The staff (especially Kathy) were so welcoming and kind. I look forward to coming back!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
HMcK877 wrote a review Jun 2019
Maldon, United Kingdom28 contributions27 helpful votes
Personal opinion, but this has to be one of the best places to stay in Tofino! We stayed one night a couple of years ago when we visited the island and couldn’t wait to stay again. Only minor downside was that we had a side-facing room, so could only part see the water (rear facing rooms definitely better to watch beautiful sunsets and flying boat comings and goings). Rooms were clean and modern.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Himwitsa, Manager at House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery
Responded Jul 5, 2019
Hello, Thank you from the whole team here at the House of Himwitsa Lodge! We pride ourselves on our beautiful location and the comfort and enjoyment of our guests. We are very pleased to hear that your stay here with us has left such a lasting impression and we hope to host you again one day in the future :) Cheers, Colin Miller Operations Manager
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Alysia S wrote a review May 2019
Maple Valley, Washington66 contributions10 helpful votes
We stayed here for 3 nights - the view cannot be beat and the location is perfect for walking to other businesses in Tofino. We did not get a suite with a hot tub and that is the only thing I would probably change if we return.
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Himwitsa, Manager at House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery
Responded Jul 5, 2019
Hello Alysia, Thank you for the great review! We are always happy to receive feedback from our guests and it is always a pleasure to hear how well you enjoyed your stay here with us. Hopefully next time you come to stay with us we can get you set up in a suite with a hot tub :) Cheers, Colin Miller Operations Manager
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$197 - $297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandAlberni-Clayoquot Regional DistrictClayoquot SoundTofino
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Frequently Asked Questions about House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery
Which popular attractions are close to House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery?
Nearby attractions include Clayoquot Sound (0.2 miles), Roy Henry Vickers Gallery (0.2 miles), and House of Himwitsa (0.01 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a fireplace.
Is parking available at House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Schooner Restaurant, Rhino Coffee House, and Big Daddy's Fish Fry.
Does House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the bay view available here.