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MacKenzie Beach Resort
Ranked #18 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Tofino
Reviewed July 10, 2012

We stopped here and had no plans to stay, however the owner was so nice, and friendly. She gave us the off season rate during peak time. The rooms are not fancy, but they are clean, and have nice linens. It was very quiet and peaceful. Our cabin overlooked the,ocean and it was amazing. It is just steps to the beach. I loved it and would stay again!

Room Tip: Next time I would choose the cabins directly on the beach.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Helen C
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

This was our fifth stay at MacKenzie Beach Resort and once again we were not disappointed. Cabins were excellent. Management was helpful and accomodating. We could not have asked for a more beautiful setting as it is located on one of the best beaches in Tofino. Great all around Family Resort on the West Coast.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Happycamper504
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in a very comfortable beach front cabin at Mackenzie Beach Resort. Beautiful setting, and an amazing view of the wild west coast from Cabin #4. It was perfect and very clean. We definitely would book again - staff was friendly and cabin was well supplied with a lovely stone fireplace.

Room Tip: Loved Cabin #4 - very private setting and beautiful view of Mackenzie Beach
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 2, 2012

Stayed from May 26-30 2012; great room and fantastic location. Beach is beautiful. Hard working managers keep this older property ship-shape and comfortable. A very pleasant stay.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled solo
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1  Thank Michelle H
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Reviewed March 21, 2012

Never seen washrooms and showers this dirty! The price was very high, internet did not work even though there was a charge. Will do better research next time.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with friends
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10  Thank WLTrailrider
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Reviewed February 29, 2012

Beautiful old cabins right on the beach. It's rustic, but nice especially if you're looking for some peace and quiet in a beautiful place. A must to check out when in Tofino.

  • Stayed: January 2012
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2  Thank Tar42
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Reviewed October 12, 2011

As visitors who had completely overlooked the fact we were trying to camp on labour day weekend, places to stay were limited. In fact, any reservable spot in the area seemed totally booked up, so our only choice was a first-come first-served campsite. We had wanted to stay in the provincial park site, but as we were needing to stay put all weekend the lack of shower could have been an issue! So we chose Mackenzie Beach, on account of it a) having spaces and b) having showers!

So, the good stuff - right by the beach. Lovely beach, and some nice surrounding walks. Tofino itself was also a half hour walk from the campsite, so it was good to not have to drive everywhere! Pleasant staff, though a little indifferent.

The not-so-good - well, firstly, our first experience of a Canadian campsite was in a provincial park (Qualicum Falls) so we had a bit of a shock when we turned up at Mackenzie Beach and the pitches were practically on top of each other. Very little space/privacy. We also couldn't really comprehend the 'no alcohol' rule. What? No beers by the campfire? Though there was nobody enforcing this rule, so we were of course still drinking (sensibly and responsibly I might add!). The showers had half a curtain covering the doorways and were scalding - with no temperature controls - i've never had a shower like it. I physically couldn't stand under the water it was so hot! Additionally, one of the toilets got blocked one evening - though to their credit it was sorted out the following day. The whole toilet/shower block had a bit of a ramshackle feel, it's the little things that are so easy to improve that would go a long way. I wouldn't stay again, and wouldn't recommend it either. It's a shame, as with their location they could really make it a place to remember (in a good way too!)

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank Bio_Traveller
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Additional Information about MacKenzie Beach Resort

Address: 1101 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Tofino
Price Range: $78 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — MacKenzie Beach Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beachfront Resort is located on beautiful MacKenzie Beach and has cabins and suites only 2km from town of Tofino. Camping area for tents and RV's. Indoor heated salt water swimming pool(which is currently down for repairs) and hot tub for guests Resort & camping open year round. ... more   less 
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