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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We spent a week here and loved it. The managers Lori and John are wonderful -- very friendly and helpful. The motel is immaculate, and the grounds are beautifully kept. It's right on the beach and very quiet, even though it's on the Island Highway. Highly recommended, and we'd definitely go back.

Thank Olgasheean
Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Extraordinary location – on the beach, close to all amenities, and activities galore close at hand. We found this to be an excellent stopping point on our way to the West Coast of Vancouver Island. The hosts were very welcoming. The view from our unit was one you could gaze at all day. Highly recommend!!!

Thank rebeccaleslie7
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Family of 5 from Victoria, BC stays at the Buena Vista when visiting the in-laws in Qualicum Beach. Cozy, clean, quiet and stunning ocean views from all the rooms.Fantastic walking/running trails nearby if you get tired of beachcombing. Close to Horne Lake, Parksville, Cathedral Grove and a great halfway stop between Victoria and Tofino.Free wi-fi. Friendly, helpful owners. Highly recommended.

Thank 35CarolynB
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The owners were so very hospitable, and delightful. Fresh milk was brought to our room for hot tea or coffee which was provided. The beds were by far the most comfortable beds I have ever personally experienced away from home. I absolutely adored this place. We needed a room and Could not have found a better place to stay. I...

Thank Larlue F
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Once again I cannot say enough good things about the Buena Vista - outstanding location, welcoming owners, great accommodation! A gorgeous location to get away from the maddening crowd, sit back with a glass of wine and watch the waves roll in! Cannot wait to revisit yet again.

Thank rleslie7
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We stayed here for two nights in August. The suite was much quieter than we expected, being right on the hwy. We had a kitchenette and bed/sitting room with a nice deck looking out to the ocean. Beautiful gardens and outdoor sitting areas for guests of Buena Vista.

Thank kathiann
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Someone said that upstairs were a must. I disagree. The walk outs are bright and clean and larger and so convenient. Kitchens and coffee and small appliances but enough walking distance decent food and beach and forest walks. Can leave the car behind. A great relaxing interlude between activities like travel and hikes. On the main beach road, but that...

Thank Mms1952
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We read the reviews before we booked and it looked great. The location is wonderful, as were the people we dealt with. However I have come to realize those great reviews must be from people on th upper floor. Our main floor unit was dark, low ceiling, smelled very musty and had a really dirty carpet. It is a wood...

1Thank wantvaluefordollar
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 September 2015

A great waterfront location that gives you a great view from the second floor rooms. The room was well laid out with all you need for a short or long stay. The garden is well manicured and provides seating by the water. The hosts are very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable about the area. The room was very clean, the bed...

Thank LarsNorth
Port Coquitlam
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I picked this place out of trip advisor reviews and wasn't one bit disappointed. Beautiful suite adjacent the gardens with ocean view from the room and the Beach deck the owners are great. Very friendly and helpful. Had a terrific stay. Wish it was longer. Will go back for sure

Thank Goldwingman

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All of our rooms have a full kitchen and a beautiful ocean view. Our suites all have undergone extensive renovation. In the upper suites you can sit on your private balcony overlooking the ocean and enjoy the cool sea breezes as you watch the cruise ships pass. The lower suites are walk on waterfront with sliding patio doors opening to our manicured lawn. You have your choice of bachelor, one bedroom or two bedroom suites. Every room has cable TV and high-speed internet access should you get tired of watching the wildlife on the beach or the spectacular sunsets. Unfortunately our accommodation is not suited for small children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buena Vista by the Sea

Address: 3285 Island Hwy W | British Columbia, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Qualicum Beach
Price Range: $137 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Buena Vista by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Buena Vista By The Sea Hotel Qualicum Beach
Buena Vista By The Sea Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Qualicum Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Qualicum Beach
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