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HI-Tofino - Whaler’s on the Point Guesthouse

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location. Great staff. Comfy chairs and sofas. Great place to watch a sunset. Everything about Tofino is fantastic except the fog. Lack of parking spaces is a problem, though. The kitchen is small. Small community. Only one coffee shop that I found.

1Thank Alfred K
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel had a really lovely atmosphere. Has a great communal area-big kitchen, plenty of tables and sofa's overlooking the sound. The staff were really friendly and even cooked muffins every morning. We had booked a female dorm but were put in a mixed room, so you may want to confirm with the hostel they've booked you into the right...

1Thank ohpenguinoh
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here many times. Awesome rooms, accessories I will stay here again and again! Shared kitchen could use some improvements but the view cannot be beat! I suggest the private rooms. The dining area is pretty awesome and great for lounging. If you are going to surf or storm watch or just hang out with friends this is...

1Thank kwalls16
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Spent a week here in June 2016, wanted to get out and get in the water. Turns out I couldn't have planned a better trip. Managed to get out and surf 4 out of 6 days before the swell died off. This hostel was great to come back to with a great location, beautiful views and a sauna to top...

1Thank Modern_Day_Drifter36
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Set on a picturesque cove and on a main road - what more could you want? The beds are comfortable and the rooms spacious. Bring a lock for the in room storage as well as a dry goods food locker if you wish. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and all the common spaces are clean and tidy. Unfortunately...

Thank Stephanie R
Venice, Italy
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights during my Vancouver Island trip. The Hostel is quite pricey for being a hostel, and compared to other HI Hostels you don't get breakfast (but the staff is often bakes Muffins in the morning and you can get some) but i think it's worth it. It is clean, rooms are good as well as...

Thank ilovberl
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel stay itself was alright even when it is ridiculous expensive but my buddy and me picked the wrong bunk of two completely similar bunk beds. The hostel staff moved all our stuff and managed to spread my belongings all over the place. The moving made my bear spray safety clip snap so that I sprayed myself accidentally the...

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for 1 night in a 4 beds dorm, the rooms where a bit small for 4 people. The bathrooms and the shower are clean and very nice. The kitchen is pretty big but you may have to fight for a fork or a knife. The view from the lounge is amazing, if you can find a place...

Thank Eljih
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We have stayed here several times over the years and have enjoyed it very much. The location is really convenient : one can walk to most places in Tofino. The "great room" is very attractive and comfortable. Accommodations, as far as hostels go, are good. A fun atmosphere that encourages meeting new friends from different parts of the world.

Thank 76AstonV8
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. Great room beautiful view out my window. Clean and tidy, the staff are friendly. Sauna and laundry facilities good. Walking distance to town and bars. Would defo recommend here.

Thank Elaine M

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $70 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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Whalers On The Point Guesthouse Hotel Tofino
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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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