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HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked initially for 5 nights and ended up extending another 4. The staff were super friendly and helpful, the position is beautiful overlooking the bay from the dining room and it has to be the cleanest, most well maintained hostel I have ever stayed in. The kitchen was always clean and well equipped and the staff made delicious muffins... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maria and I stayed at the hostel 3 nights. We decided to extend our visit because this is the *best* HiHostel we've ever seen. Prime location, ocean view, clean cozy rooms. Front desk girls were helpful, friendly and really got involved with the guests. We had several group activities in a few days, Halloween one of them, Sunday family dinner,... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in the busy month of August. Definitely book ahead Stayed here for just over a week and had an awesome time. So close to everything in town. Your view is incredible. You can whale watch while your eating a fresh baked muffin and drinking your morning coffee. They host art night, bbq, games nights, live music. When you... More 

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Lecco, Italy
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The view from the big windows is amazing. The common room at the entrance is so bright, the perfect place to feel comfortable and a part of a big family (I loved the fireplace in the middle!). The rooms are clean and there's a huge kitchen to store the food. Lovely place, perfect to meet people and enjoy Tofino.

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Keswick
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel was the first hostel I've stayed at. It was fair priced compared to all the other hotels in the area. My friend and I ended up getting a suite and it's basically like a dorm room. It has bunk beds and a dresser. It was very clean and a great way to meet people. It was also near... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

ARRIVING FROM VANCOUVER - There are a couple options to get to Tofino from the mainland. Greyhound will get you there from Vancouver, and the fee includes the ferry ride as well. Alternatively, from Downtown Vancouver you can catch the 250 (or 257 Express) along W Georgia Street to Horseshoe Bay, and jump on the ferry ($16.95 per foot passenger).... More 

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Israel
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9 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

the total experience of this place is excellent. the staff efficient and kind, the place very clean and so beautiful it's hard to imagine. In addition to that there is the Tofino experience and view and things to do - that is totally positive as well. What I mostly used was the kitchen, the information and registration to activities at... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

First the good, the staff is great they were helpful and nice. The showers were good, especially the family one downstairs, the kitchen is small but well stocked, the view is very nice of the water. What I didn't like was there was not enough places to sit when the hostel was busy, I had one very rainy day there... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I came up to visit the Tofino for just a few days last week. Staying at the HI was amazing! It is a chilled hostel, with very friendly staff! I had no set plans for my stay, the hostel staff helped suggest and organize hikes and things to do in town! I would definite recommend staying, and I will certainly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Beautiful medium-sized hostel in the gorgeous little town of Tofino. Situated at the westernmost part of the town, across from the Ice House restaurant. Beautiful common room with lots of comfy sitting areas, a stone fireplace, and huge windows overlooking the harbour. My 4-bed dorm was enormous with great beds, was spotless, and also overlooked the harbour. Loved the individual... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are interested in surfing, fishing, whale watching, storm watching, beach combing or just which to explore Tofino and its exciting arts, culture and restaurant scene, we offer the best value around. Spend your money on adventure not your accommodation. At the end of each day, enjoy a hot drink or a cold brew next to the fireplace in the comfort of our great room overlooking the Sound, or relax in our cedar wet sauna before shooting a game of pool in our games room! Choose from our spacious private suites (2 - pc bathroom), private rooms or shared dorm style rooms, all with 9 ft ceilings and many with breathtaking waterfront views. We look forward to making your experience memorable! ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

Address: 81 West St. | P.O. Box 296, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $73 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
Also Known As:
Whalers On The Point Guesthouse Hotel Tofino
HI-Tofino - Whaler’s On The Point Guesthouse Vancouver Island
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“The women shared room has a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Michimoz, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room- you wont be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles J988TClaurao, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great Location, Great Staff, Great Atmosphere, Great Hostel”
 of 5 bubbles X6981SMsams, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Super nice view on the water and mountains from the lounge”
 of 5 bubbles Niice, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“arrive early if you need a car space”
 of 5 bubbles totnesjohn, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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