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“Beautiful, prefect romantic surf getaway weekend :)”

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Cox Bay Beach Resort
Ranked #8 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews
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“Beautiful, prefect romantic surf getaway weekend :)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

Beautiful grounds, nice location (close but not right in town), RIGHT on the beach - and a good one to surf at. Shower room and hot tub are a treat after a cold water surf. The unit was clean, well decorated, spacious and had EVERYthing we needed - fireplace, right down to a blender :) Would highly recommend this to couples and families.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, April 6, 2014
Dear VeryUpsetTourist,

Thank you for taking a moment to share your recent experience here at Cox Bay Beach Resort. We are thrilled that you found our grounds, location and facilities to be pleasing. Our units are fully equipped to ensure that people visiting the resort find themselves relaxed, with all of the amenities that one could need in a “home away from home” surrounding.

We appreciate your recommendation to others and hope that you will join us again on your next visit to the beautiful Tofino!

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2014

4 of us shared a 2 bedroom suite for a Super Bowl Sunday night get away. The large TV hangs over the gas fireplace in a very comfortable 2 story living room. It was all very enjoyable and not just because Seattle won. These suites are extremely well designed. The 2 couples have separate bedrooms with ensuite bathroom. Nice touches like heated tile floors, plush bathrobes and high interior windows for light make you want to just soak longer. My wife and I had the the loft bedroom with huge window everywhere. At night, powered window shades come down for privacy and complete darkness. The beds are extremely comfortable. The end tables and headboards are made from blocks of BC fir. It is nice to see that Cox Bay Resorrt furnished these suites with locally made furniture. I liked the end tables so much I am making a set for our bedroom at home. The kitchen had everything we needed. Our dilemma was do we eat in out or out at one of the many restaurants close by. So we did both. Our only regret was that we could only stayed just the one night. Oh yea the beach is incredible!

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Dear MaynardRob,

Thank you for taking a moment to share your recent experience at Cox Bay Beach Resort. We here at the resort are so happy that you had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay for the Super bowl!

We love that you are taking inspiration from the furniture and décor inside our units to coordinate into your own home. All the best with your side tables!

We hope to see you again on the beautiful West Coast and for longer than one night next time.

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014

I recently spent two nights at Cox Bay Beach Resort and found the accommodations to be very good. The suites were new and very clean and it was affordable. We especially loved the heated tile floor in the bathroom. Although we did not have a view we were steps from the hot tub and the beach. They also have very nice common spaces that you can utilize. I found that staff to be very helpful and accommodating. I had forgotten something in the room and went back the next day and although the room was occupied the staff did not hesitate to retrieve the item for me. The only thing that would like to have seen different was their choice in beds, as the bed was more like a futon than a regular bed. Regardless, I would highly recommend Cox Bay Beach Resort as a place to stay in Tofino.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Dear June H,

Thank you for taking time to share a review on your recent visit to Cox Bay Beach Resort. We are happy that you found the accommodations to be “very good” and “very clean”, as we pride ourselves on having units that are so fully equipped that they make our guests feel like they are in a home away from home. The heated floors in the bathrooms are definitely a favorite feature of many guests of the resort!

I am sorry to hear that you found our beds to be less than satisfactory. We do use high quality Sealy Posturpedic mattresses with additional microfiber mattress pads for added comfort inside all of our units, but I do understand that not everyone has like preferences when it comes to sleeping situations and for this we apologize.

We thank you again for your high recommendation and hope that you are able to join us again here at Cox Bay Beach Resort in the future!

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014

My wife and I have stayed many times through the past three years and love that it contains everything you need. Great beach access, washer/dryer, kitchen, big tub, fireplace and great common areas! Something for most anyone and our favourite combination of comfort, accessibility and location.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Dear PaulRO6011CT,

Thank you very much for sharing a review on Trip Advisor for Cox Bay Beach Resort and returning to our property for three years consecutively!

We greatly value your business and are very happy that you enjoy the facilities, location, comfort of the units and property here at the resort.

We greatly look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to Tofino!

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2014

January and early February is a great time of the year to stay at the Cox Bay Beach Resort, the rates are lower and the weather was good all throughout our stay. The apartments are large, comfortable, clean and well furnished, with all the dining / cooking ware that you might need. The location is breathtaking! Great experience, a must do!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Dear Mauricio S,

Thank you for sharing brief insight into your recent stay here at Cox Bay Beach Resort. We here in Tofino agree that January and February are a lovely time of the year to visit as rates are more affordable and Tofino in general is a fair amount quieter and more peaceful. We have also been very lucky this year to have had an abundance of sunny weather over the past several months. Whether its storm watching, beach combing or pure relaxation that you are here to experience, Tofino is a great spot year round!

We hope that you join us again at Cox Bay Beach Resort on your next visit to the Wild West Coast!

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2014

We needed a getaway after a busy Christmas season and decided to try a new place. The Cox Bay Resort was by far the best choice we could have made. We booked 3 nights and were so impressed with everything starting with the staff when we checked in. We had booked a pet friendly room and they made sure we had everything we needed not only for us but for our dog as well. The room was amazing complete with in room laundry and dishwasher. The bed was so cozy and the fireplace was a bonus as well. The patio looked right out on to the ocean too bad it was too cold to take full advantage of it. The hot tub looked very inviting but we did not have a chance to use it. Oh well, only means we will have to go back again! The beach so close is an added bonus and we spent many hours each day wandering and exploring

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Dear sylvia w,

Thank you for taking a moment to share your recent experience at Cox Bay Beach Resort.

Myself and all of the staff are thrilled that you found the resort to be the “best choice” you could have made in regards to accommodation in Tofino. The comfortable beds, cozy surroundings and additional amenities inside the units such as the laundry facilities and fully equipped kitchens are definite perks of the resort and are what keep guests returning to Cox Bay Beach Resort time and again.

We look forward to seeing you again on the beautiful West Coast and hope that you get to enjoy the hot tub on your next time around!

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

We are on our way home after a four night stay. The suite was beautiful. Good kitchen area with a practical choice of appliances. The fireplace and heated bathroom floor was a great touch and kept the suite very comfortable considering it snowed while we were there!! The common areas were fantastic. We used the hot tub the most and common area lounge and lookout were very comfortable. Surf board lockers were a bit tight but worked well enough for two of our boards.
The staff were outstanding, being most apologetic regarding a small mixup with our reservation and it was clear the staff members were honestly concerned that they offered us the best service possible.
We're two very happy customers and will be back soon.

  • Stayed February 2014
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Thank 2plankintraveller
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managercoxbay, Manager at Cox Bay Beach Resort, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Dear 2plankintraveller,

Thank you very much for sharing your recent experience here at Cox Bay Beach Resort.

Myself and all of the staff are very happy that you enjoyed the comfortable unit, common facilities and outdoor hot tub during your visit to the West Coast. We have been having an abnormal cold snap over the past couple of weeks which makes the warmth of the heated floors a nice feature!

We are happy that the staff met your expectations when a small mix-up occurred. We do pride ourselves on having “outstanding staff” here at the resort, as we want all of our guests to have a relaxing and memorable experience while staying at our property.

Again we are thrilled that you were very happy with your stay and look forward to hosting you again on your next visit to beautiful Tofino!

Sincerely,

Sarah Curtis
Cox Bay Beach Resort
Tofino, BC
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Property: Cox Bay Beach Resort
Address: 1431 Pacific Rim Hwy, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Tofino
#5 Romantic Hotel in Tofino
#6 Family Hotel in Tofino
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cox Bay Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At Cox Bay Beach Resort, where the West Coast of Vancouver Island meets the full might of the Pacific Ocean, nature envelops you in a spiritual way. Powerful winter storms inspire awe while summer calm instills a sense of peace and tranquility. Cox Bay Beach Resort offers forty West Coast decor one and two-bedroom beach house suites. The resort also boasts a well-appointed common-use fitness centre, sauna, outdoor hot tub overlooking the beach, a wi-fi-enabled lounge with an expansive stone fireplace, and an elevated look-out pavilion where guests can sit, read and enjoy the unrivaled views of Cox Bay Beach. Nestled next to Pacific Rim National Park and situated within Clayoquot Sound, only a seven minute drive to the world-famous village of Tofino, Cox Bay Beach Resort provides easy access for exploring all the magnificence this World Heritage site has to offer. ... more   less 
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