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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here only two nights but it was one of our best rooms during our roadtrip. Clean and maintained room, relaxed atmosphere, awesome view, very good price. Thanks to the owner, who is a really friendly...

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Thank Benny H
Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I recently had booked the room on a trip to Tofino,,,,the location couldn't have been better an the view was fantastic....Rooms where Ok in size...but could be updated with the décor...very outdated...the room also had been sprayed with some very strong air freshener that lingered for the whole time I was there...even with the large pation door left open for... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Very nice!Beautiful views of the bay.Rooms are very nice with a comfy bed.Common room is a nice place to sit and talk with guests.The deck gets a little windy,bring a jacket.5 minute walk to town great location.

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Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights but unfortunately couldn't stay longer as it was booked out. The view from the communal area was awesome. We had a room off the kitchen which had its own entry. Good location to the town and beaches. Would stay again.

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Thank StephBaj89
Mont Tremblant, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This Internet rental was a lesson for me because I relied on a limited description to select the room and while it was a «room without a view», it ended up being an isolated basement room with a «hint» of humid smell and limited external light. I rolled with my choice and made the best of it, but next time,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was a real gem in our estimation. The room was nothing fancy. It was clean and functional. The outstanding thing here is the location and grounds of the property. It is quiet located away from the high activity in Tofino. It is right beside the Tofino Harbour (Armitage Point) pier. Just out the door and down a short street... More 

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Thank mrsboll
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

WOW! This was one of the nicest places we have EVER stayed in while traveling - PERIOD. It looks deceiving when you drive into an unmarked gravel driveway. BUT wait until you see the view from the deck as you register at the Office. The rooms for sleeping are quaint, and bathrooms spotless. It's the REST of the facilities you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We stayed at the end of August - yes you could call the place quaint, bohemian, different .... whatever but for the money it was not a great experience! The rooms left much to be desired and in our party we had 2 rooms so this is not just based on one night in one room. On the surface they... More 

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Thank djm53london
Garson ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

View of the ocean was really nice. Was interesting to watch the boats go by. The room was small and very clean. Twin beds you don't see every day. No fridge no phone no microwave....but not really needed. The little village is close by and everything is there that you would need.

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Thank Gina H
Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We went here because they were pet friendly and located on the bay. Wow, what a nice view: boats on docks, then Meares Island and then in the far background tall mountains. What is really special is the communal kitchen and eating area. It is really well appointed and a nice opportunity to save money cooking for yourself and meeting... More 

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts of the waterfront Tofino Swell Lodge are Betsy and Chris. They offer seven rooms, each named after a local species of salmon. Your stay comes complete with inviting common areas, fully equipped kitchen, picturesque gardens, a patio with BBQ and a hot tub looking into Clayoquot Sound. From the lodge Chris also operates Tofino Sports Fishing; join Chris on a fishing charter, scenic cruise or bird watching tour. Pets are welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tofino Swell Lodge

Address: 341 Olson, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $87 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tofino Swell Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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