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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in early November. Even though the weather was rainy on the island that weekend, this spot was beautiful! The hotel is quiet and cozy, and the outside patio opens up right to the beach. You can walk right out the front entrance of your room onto the beach and watch the waves, birds, fishing boats. Great accommodations...

1Thank aaaccc760
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to begin...walls are paper thin, it was beyond noisy (highway traffic and noisy neighbours) and our room was old and dirty (dirty carpet, dust bunnies and hair from down there!).The worst place I have ever stayed at. Don't bother to complain as it seemed the owner didn't want to hear it....

Thank NurseNonna
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This lovely place was such a surprise, it's a motel and looks like your typical Canadian/American motel from the outside but as soon as you open the door ..... Wow! Lovely and clean, spacious, with a full kitchen, beautiful views and very friendly and helpful staff. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank sylvia m
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Welcoming friendly hosts. Beautiful, immaculate accommodation. Extremely comfortable bed Large bathroom with bath. Fully equiped kitchenette Fabulous views, beach at your back gate. Restaurants within easy walk. Free WiFi A home away from home.

1Thank Shoonie
Port Coquitlam
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Back again. On the waterfront a very unique cottage style motel bungalow. The owners are a delight. That starts your experience. Lovely suite facing the garden with the beach just beyond. The location is superb. Friendly entertaining ownership makes you feel like family. We'll be back again and again

Thank Goldwingman
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We were party of 4scots,spending a few days on Vancouver Island and had booked our last night at the Qualicum Inn,wished we could have for a few more,from the moment we arrived we realised that we were somewhere special,the reception,resturant staff,bar staff and the manager,they were all so professional,friendly,and obviously enjoyed there job,the bedrooms ,the resturant,the bar area and the...

Thank Tom M
Reviewed August 28, 2016

If your looking for quaint this is it. A bit outdated but very clean. Very friendly staff. The kitchenette was perfect. Bed was comfy. Felt very homey. Our one complaint was the price..very expensive but I guess that's what you get for a sea side view.

Thank L F
Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night at Buena Vista by the Sea. Very good stay. Clean, convenient kitchenette. good location. No issues at all. Would return again the next time we are visiting this quaint Canadian town.

Thank Melody S
Winnetka, Illinois
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This place couldn't be closer to the water and is run by friendly, conscientious hosts who keep their accommodations super clean. In addition, the kitchen is well-equipped, with stove, microwave, full-size fridge and more. Further, the prices are quite reasonable, even in high season. That said, it appears that the owners are economizing, so surfaces are scuffed, mattress is probably...

Thank aestheticangel
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 7, 2016

The Buena Vista by the Sea is located on the coast road, highway 19a. It is approximately 1.5 miles from downtown Qualicum Beach. The accommodation is a series of suites, all with sea views. We choose the Georgia suite, this is a particularly nice suite and has its own balcony looking out to sea. We found the whole facility really...

2Thank david7star
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms have a full kitchen and a beautiful ocean view. Our suites all have undergone extensive renovation. In the upper suites you can sit on your private balcony overlooking the ocean and enjoy the cool sea breezes as you watch the cruise ships pass. The lower suites are walk on waterfront with sliding patio doors opening to our manicured lawn. You have your choice of bachelor, one bedroom or two bedroom suites. Every room has cable TV and high-speed internet access should you get tired of watching the wildlife on the beach or the spectacular sunsets. Unfortunately our accommodation is not suited for small children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buena Vista by the Sea

Address: 3285 Island Hwy W | British Columbia, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Qualicum Beach
Price Range: $100 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Buena Vista By The Sea Hotel Qualicum Beach
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Qualicum Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Qualicum Beach
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“Ask for level two corner”
 of 5 bubbles M3666AJtomm, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see room in advance to have options. Some have a warmer feeling than others yet all clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles marywL3244IG, Jul 21, 2016 | Read review
“I preferred the upstairs room for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles Van2010, May 9, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Georgia suite, which is probably the nicest -- upper floor, fabulous view and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Olgasheean, May 5, 2016 | Read review
“#5 is the nicest room - the Georgia, I think”
 of 5 bubbles 35CarolynB, Jan 1, 2016 | Read review
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