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    Buena Vista by the Sea

    3285 Island Hwy W | British Columbia, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 2C6, Canada
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    • Excellent71%
    • Very good20%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible5%
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    “full kitchen” (9 reviews)
    “lovely suite” (2 reviews)
    “fishing boats” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 15 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...More

    Thank NurseNonna
    Response from Buena, Manager at Buena Vista by the SeaResponded 8 January 2017

    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...More

    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...More

    Thank sylvia m
    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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    Reviewed 23 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...More

    Thank Goldwingman
    Reviewed 23 September 2016

    We were party of 4scots,spending a few days on Vancouver Island and had booked our last night at the Qualicum Inn,wished we could have for a few more,from the moment we arrived we realised that we were somewhere special,the reception,resturant staff,bar staff and the manager,they...More

    Thank Tom M
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$72 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Qualicum Beach
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Qualicum Beach
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Qualicum Beach
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    • Buena Vista By The Sea Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island
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    "I can't recommend this place."
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