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Buena Vista by the Sea

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Qualicum Beach is one of the most unspoilt North American places I have ever visited and is very clean and quiet. As is the Buena Vista by the Sea. Slightly excentric but very helpful owner and rooms with amazing views over the water. Very clean and well maintained with kitchen and all the crockery etc that you need for your...

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Beppu-shi, Oita, Japan
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We had the most amazing experience. The staff (Claire) was friendly, knowledgeable, and have us outstanding service. This place is literally right on the beach, with nice rooms that are clean and have gorgeous views. All this with a budget friendly rate. Highly recommend this to any travelers!

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memphis, tn
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We drove up and found this motel while exploring the east side of Vancouver Island. It was inexpensive and clean. Perfect ocean view. Kitchen was well stocked though we only made coffee. Would have liked it to have better sheets and towels but they were adequate. The room was big and comfortable. The bed was comfy. Loved having the patio...

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White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Found Buena Vista by the Sea on a drive by whim, looking for one night stay on our way home. Claire was so friendly and helpful, taking us to show us the room before we decided to take it. We had a lovely kitchen, and patio with view of the ocean, and gorgeous courtyard with a gate to the beach....

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Just spent 5 wonderful days at Buena Vista By the Sea. Our bright, spotlessly clean room had lots of extras like quality berber carpet, real quilts, surprisingly good quality silverware, super bed, leather couch, floor to ceiling windows with sliding door out to our big 2nd floor balcony. And what a view! We could see for miles in either direction,...

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Murphy, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We were amazed by the thought put into arranging the accommodations. Besides being spotless and convenient in location, having a great kitchen available and having a beautiful view of the beach, the unit had an extra door to virtually soundproof the sleeping area from any outside traffic noise. This made for a restful vacation. The owners were EXTREMELY helpful and...

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2Thank RiverHillFarm
Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 15 September 2013

All the previous glowing reviews on Buena Vista were true. It is a gem! A little slice of paradise. It is clean, comfortable, private and most of all quiet. It is perfect for us older folks who do not wish to listen to noisy, screaming kids running around. Thanks Claire and Rob for this. The owners are most attentive to...

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2Thank Deborah B
SCOTLAND
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Let down by a previously booked apartment, happened on the BV by chance. A good chance as it turned out to be..... Behind the street facade and to the rear of the property lies lovely proportioned suites in a tropically laid out garden, and decking areas with direct access to the beach. Mrs Buena Vista herself very helpful in ensuring...

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Beachfrontbunny, Owner at Buena Vista by the Sea, responded to this review

The Buena Vista is most appreciative of your, The Customer comments ; your comfort is our concern & we are mindful of. your respectful use, & your complying with our peaceful co-existence policy. Please accept OUR thanx ....Claire & Rob Murphy, & Staff.

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Our second stay...and even more wonderful than the last visit...what is not to love... spotless rooms, views to awe over...booked for next august already... OH the shopping perfect...distance... Glass of wine in one hand and the hubby in the other....

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The view from the street as you see this establishment may leave you feeling a little dubious. However, just open the door to the unit and you will see a spotless, bright and cheerful room. The view from the balcony is simply gorgeous. The room is quiet and comfortable and more than sufficient for our needs. The property behind the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $135 - $232 (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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