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Sarah k
Nanaimo, Canada

Tranquil get away

Review of Vista Hermosa
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 Nov 2017
My husband and I enjoyed the Vista Hermosa for two nights in November and were struck by the gorgeous ocean views from every window. We were welcomed with Tofino chocolate and coffee and an inviting suite that had everything we needed for a comfortable and cozy stay with our little dog, Bella. Not every place allows pets so we were delighted to have such a nice place to stay that was welcoming to our fur friend. Situated on Main street, it was an easy walk to the many Tofino stores so when we weren’t at the beach or sitting by our fireplace in the suite, we could tour what the merchants had to offer just a few steps from our lodging. We will definitely recommend the Vista Hermosa to our friends and would love to return ourselves some day. Thank you Rosa and Eric!!! Sarah and Dan from Nanaimo
Date of stay: November 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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    Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

    Was impressed with the view from the deck and size of the rooms. I expected a bit more from the reviews. Don't like to knit pick but there are more than a few items that need attention. The closet door in main bedroom is broken off and laying inside the closet. The fireplace does not work. The remotes for TV have dead batteries. Their was no soap for doing dishes as well no dish washer detergent. This explains why all the dishes that are supplied were covered in grease. I called the owner and she brought soap, so we washed all the dishes. The toilet has a broken flush button and has continuously running water. I think these house keeping issues should of been addressed prior to our arrival. Good things about this place, it's minutes from shopping, terrific view and the hot tub was a plus. Good news for the next people that stay here. The dishes are all clean and we put new batteries in one of the remotes.

    Date of stay: November 2017
    Trip type: Travelled with family
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    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    The west coast of Vancouver Island is among the most beautiful and dynamic areas we have ever seen. Vista Hermosa is located above the Tofino wharf with a bird's eye view of all the activities and natural rhythms of the protected harbour. This is not a hotel. We were in a Studio Suite which is the sea view corner of an apartment complex. The unit was comfortable, quite clean, with a reasonably well equipped kitchen. The window coverings do not allow for real, daytime darkness and there are hills and stairs to climb, no matter where you are going. That didn't matter to us. It is not a wheelchair or limited mobility friendly spot. Nearly all services and shops are within a 5 minute stroll. There is a very well stocked Co-Op grocery store only a block away. (You will need to go a bit further to buy live crabs.) We felt the price for the accommodation was good value.
    The weather was nearly perfect while we were on the coast, so the hikes, canoe tour, local walking trips and deck sitting were all spectacular.

    Room tip: This is not a hotel, so there are no services to speak of.
    Date of stay: May 2017
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Thank Rich T
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    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    We felt like home. Great place to spend your holidays and perfect host´s treatment.
    It is in the town and the views are so beatufull.
    We would definately repeat experience. I hope soon!!
    Highly recommended!!

    Room tip: perfect for Friends, family or romantic trip. I love the valcony!!!!
    Date of stay: April 2017
    • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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    Thank camposcassinello
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    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    My Family and I stayed the first week of April in vista Hermosa Oceanfront studio
    and we had a Wonderful and Great Stay . Since 2015 we come back 3 year on the row .We loved the place is so relaxing an also like because everything is Near and Central .Restaurant, the Market , the Museum, and the Park . Thank you Atriz M

    Date of stay: April 2017
    • Trip type: Travelled with family
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    Thank tuty27
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    Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

    This has been one of the best places I have ever stayed in. It's a challenge having a relaxing evening with two very small kids. But it's was actually comfortable staying there and the location is prefect for those evening strolls. It was my first time staying in tofino but by far the best experience staying anywhere. I hope to get back there this summer !

    Date of stay: June 2016
    Trip type: Travelled with family
    Thank Walter T
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