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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I guess we had not read much into the hotel, it is more of an upscale hostel. We stayed in a double room without a bathroom, or fridge, and had not realized this was the case until we checked in. There is a large dining area with a fireplace and a common commercial kitchen. There are also clean common male...

1Thank jbosire
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Lodging in Canada is generally expensive, ok, but THIS was a joke! We paid 365 Canadian dollars for 2 nights in a double room, shared bathroom and restroom (men on the ground floor, women on the first floor). Not even a sink in the bedroom. Breakfast is poor (no not everybody likes oatmeal), and you have to clean your dishes...

5Thank nellyyy2015
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This lodge is a peaceful haven for the weary traveller. This doesn't compare to a typical hotel, its a timber lodge and is an opportunity to connect with Tofino. The beach is a 10 minute walk, watch the sunset/sunrise, have a beer at the brewery on the way home and enjoy the space. It may be fairly pricey, but thats...

1Thank Emily D
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with rustic environment. Very friendly staff nice big kitchen where we can cook our own pacific fish and enjoy beautiful surrounding. Very peaceful and relaxing. Highly recommended. The botanical garden next door is very interesting.

1Thank Rajko P
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We paid 550 canadian dollars for three nights in a twin. Room was very clean and the rooms were nicely maid but for the money I expected more. There was no where to hang the towels. You have to do your own washing up even after breakfasts. Shared toilets and showers mean you rely on others being considerate after use....

4Thank Stuart A
Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We have done a trip of Vancouver Tofino and Victoria staying in hotels, private accommodation and the Ecolodge which was my favourite! We've never stayed in a hostel before but as we had a teenage son we thought we'd try so we booked a suite with our own bathroom and were delighted. NOTE not all rooms have ensure bathrooms. Accommodation...

1Thank Gillian B
Elliot Lake, Canada
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

A high quality hostel feel. Being vegan we really appreciated the focus taken on simplicity and sustainability. The rooms and bathroom were very clean. It's only a 1/2 hour walk to town and accessible by a bike path. The continental breakfast was great with homemade muffins, porridge, fresh fruit and nuts, juice, fresh bread from local bakery, natural peanut butter...

1Thank Niki K
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I just attended a wonderful yoga retreat that took place here. I was delighted with the clean, cozy, magical environment at ecolodge. I would highly recommend this spot, especially with a group. We had the space to ourselves. It's like staying at your own private estate in the forest.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I was privileged to spend 10 days in the Eco Lodge.. The rooms were large very clean and very comfortable. I was greeted by the Owner on arrival who was very friendly and helpful. He made our trip an outstanding success. The lodge is surrounded by tall pine trees and beautiful botanical gardens with walks and boardwalks leading down to...

Thank Robin H
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

A nice laid back place to be. You can meet people easily due the kitchen and general eating/lounge rooms. Breakfast served is all home made. Yummy! Very wholesome! The gardens are pleasant to walk around.

Thank Phillip B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ecolodge at the Tofino Botanical Gardens provides beautiful, comfortable, accommodations while maintaining respect for the environment. Our vibrant common areas promote shared ideas, shared experiences and even shared meals. With our 12-acre gardens at your front door and our natural history library, we provide everything the conscious traveler needs to discover the nature of Tofino. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ecolodge at the Tofino Botanical Gardens

Address: 1084 Pacific Rim Highway | PO Box 886, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada (Formerly Clayoquot Field Station at the Tofino Botanical Gardens)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Clayoquot Sound > Tofino
Price Range: $120 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Ecolodge at the Tofino Botanical Gardens 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a self-contained room if they have any.”
 of 5 bubbles jbosire, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I don't think you can go wrong here”
 of 5 bubbles 431elizabethb, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles robinhooker, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms have a shared bath, but others have their own. Specify your need.”
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