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Ocean Village Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in Tofino
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Vancouver B.C.
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5 reviews
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“Best in Tofino!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2006

My entire family has been staying for 1 week per year at the Ocean Village Beach Resort for approx. 15-20 years or maybe longer...
The cabins are comfortable, and all of them have great views of the pacific ocean. Pay the extra money and stay in the 1 or 2 bedroom waterfront cabins, you wont regret it. You can fall asleep listening to the waves. So RELAXING! The pool/hot tub area is very nice, also the beach is somewhat secluded so you dont get a lot of people showing up and spending the day there. I recomend staying around the 3rd week of July or later....avoid the rain! Tofino is a very small laid back little village. Dont expect anything to fancy here, great fish and chips at lots of places.
So if you are looking for a first class, comfy, relaxing and just overall excellent vacation....you have got to stay at Ocean Village Beach Resort!!!

  • Liked — Just the great views and great staff
  • Disliked — Nothing, everything is great!
  • Tips/Secrets — Stay in the 3rd week of July or later to avoid the rain!
  • Stayed June 2006, traveled with family
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2005

We stayed for 6 days in late June. The cabins are very cozy and quiet. Beautiful ocean views as we ate our breakfast every morning on the balcony. The resort is right on Mackenzie Beach which is a secluded spot with little foot traffic. The kids (5 and 8) were able to play in the sand while we relaxed on the balcony and kept an eye on them at the same time.
This is definitely not a resort for "night life seekers". By ten o-clock almost everyones gone to bed!
Great whale watching tour at Jamies Whaling Station in town (5 minutes by car).
We really enjoyed the ruggedness of Tofino and we loved the quiet!

Give yourself extra time for the drive across the island. The road is mountainous and narrow but beautiful none the less!

The only drawback was the lack of affordable family restaurants in town. All in all a wonderful family vacation, were planning a return visit.

  • Stayed June 2004
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2004

A friend and I love Tofino. We stayed at the Ocean Village Resort. You need to know up front that they don't have clocks, telephones or television in the cabins. That is the beauty of it for us. This will be my second trip there and my friend's, third time. She was there in February, 2001. Then we were there last September, 2003 and July, 2004. Whale watching was the highlight of our trip. The little shops are interesting and reasonable for such a small town. The Co-op food store was very well stocked and prices were right. So, if you really want to experience a peaceful vacation go to Tofino and better yet, stay at Ocean Village Resort. You can't miss it, it's just outside of town (maybe 3 miles) on the west side of the island. Enjoy!!

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Property: Ocean Village Beach Resort
Address: 555 Hellesen Drive, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Tofino
#2 Green Hotel in Tofino
#4 Romantic Hotel in Tofino
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Tofino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled comfortably on beautiful MacKenzie Beach, minutes from the picturesque village of Tofino. Our property is ideally located for guests to enjoy all of the activities this breathtaking area has to offer. Unobstructed views and direct beach access from your oceanfront cabin. Renovated and updated for maximum comfort, our iconic “beehive” cabins are available year-round at affordable, family-friendly rates. ... more   less 
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