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Fanny Bay, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a welcoming reception upon arrival ⭐️ We were delighted to find a congratulatory note & complimentary bottle of wine waiting for us in the simply lovely suite. The accomodation was immaculately clean, well appointed & equipped with a very comfy bed. We dined like royalty at Fishtales ~ just a short stroll away ✨Afterwards we drifted off to sleep...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Buena Vista by the Sea has a magnificent view.. our suite had an amazing 180 degree ocean vista. We were here for all of December, and could not have wished for a more delightful spot. Both staff and owners made us feel welcome from first to last, and were so thoughtful and considerate: decorations, truffles, books on the area, and...

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

Thanx Guys...Kathleen & Dave Delighted our paths crossed ...what a pleasure ...oh that guitar ..your .'..hard days night ' exceptional,...emblazoned as a gift of pleasure . Thanx be given . Yes fun was indeed had by other guests & friends also... Best wishes for you on your further travels ,...Lori,John,Robbie & Claire

Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My experience was amazing, being I was able to get the rest I needed; falling asleep to sound of the oceans surf. Impeccably clean, hands on assistance by staff checking in and out. We had the larger well appointed full kitchen corner unit. What a view, as well truly waterfront.

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have stayed here a number of times and Clair and Robbie have always been great hosts. The rooms are right on the ocean and very modern neat and clean. Seeing the wild life from our balcony while enjoying coffee in the morning is always a treat. One of our favourite places to stay next to Hawaii. Thanks for the...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here one night in mid-October to break up the drive between Sidney and Tofino. Picked the Georgia suite based on the pictures - so glad we did. Lovely, spacious, quiet and clean. We loved the view from the huge windows and deck. There was a particularly hellacious storm going on that weekend so, during a pause in the rain...

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed here in early November. Even though the weather was rainy on the island that weekend, this spot was beautiful! The hotel is quiet and cozy, and the outside patio opens up right to the beach. You can walk right out the front entrance of your room onto the beach and watch the waves, birds, fishing boats. Great accommodations...

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Where to begin...walls are paper thin, it was beyond noisy (highway traffic and noisy neighbours) and our room was old and dirty (dirty carpet, dust bunnies and hair from down there!).The worst place I have ever stayed at. Don't bother to complain as it seemed the owner didn't want to hear it....

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Buena, Manager at Buena Vista by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We value and appreciate all input from our guests at the beautiful Buena Vista By the Sea. We have reviewed our daily notes of your three week stay and can find no reference to the issues on which you have commented, other than your unfortunate difficulty in sleeping during the day after working the night...

rochester
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This lovely place was such a surprise, it's a motel and looks like your typical Canadian/American motel from the outside but as soon as you open the door ..... Wow! Lovely and clean, spacious, with a full kitchen, beautiful views and very friendly and helpful staff. I would highly recommend this place.

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Sydney
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Welcoming friendly hosts. Beautiful, immaculate accommodation. Extremely comfortable bed Large bathroom with bath. Fully equiped kitchenette Fabulous views, beach at your back gate. Restaurants within easy walk. Free WiFi A home away from home.

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Port Coquitlam
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Back again. On the waterfront a very unique cottage style motel bungalow. The owners are a delight. That starts your experience. Lovely suite facing the garden with the beach just beyond. The location is superb. Friendly entertaining ownership makes you feel like family. We'll be back again and again

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $131 - $223 (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, Canada
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Qualicum Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Qualicum Beach
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