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Vancouver, BC
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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... More 

2 Thank Deborah B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
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... More 

1 Thank Celtic-Wanderer
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. More 

Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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....

3 Thank sadie867
Edmonton, Canada
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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... More 

3 Thank ElaineEdmonton
Victoria, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013

beautiful beachfront property. spacious clean room with a well equipped kitchenette. within a few minutes of settling in the room, the owner called down to see if everything was ok and did we need anything! it was like staying with your auntie. never invasive, but always nearby. ready with suggestions of where to go and what to see. passionate about... More 

1 Thank cindyb27
kelowna bc
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

What a wonderful romantic setting.There is something about a sunset view from your balcony, a glass of champagne, and Fanny Bay Oysters. The owners are so unique and really make you welcome. Their knowledge of what to see and where to find the best food was a bonus for our first time in the area. The weather was fabulous .... More 

1 Thank twocantravel
Victoria, Canada
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

What a lovely hotel, décor, colours, amenities, location, and owners were all lovely. We would have loved to stay a little longer and will in the future. Thank you very much for a lovely experience, it was lovely to stay in a hotel that showed so much care. The view was beautiful and the eagles were majestic.

1 Thank Rehona
Bishop Middleham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Friend and I stayed at Buena Vista for nearly two weeks and we weren't disappointed in the location of the accommodation. The views overlooking the sea were perfect and the cleanliness of our suite was of a very high standard. A good selection of tea, hot chocolate and coffee were available in the room, which was very welcome after our... More 

1 Thank BlightyFriends
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This is our fourth time at Buena Vista and we will be back. Quiet and clean room with patio overlooking the ocean... we watched the eagles all morning! Also great restaurant "Fish Tales" across the street... best Fish & Chips in the world!

1 Thank Don M
Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2013

My husband and I stayed just one night but we wished we had more nights at this cute place. It's cute, cozy, clean and comfortable. We love to find these kind of little places. Comfortable beds and nice linens are key and we weren't disappointed. Gorgeous setting, big beach and amazing view from all of the rooms. Very pleasant.

1 Thank M F

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: €94 - €143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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“Ask for level two corner”
 of 5 bubbles M3666AJtomm, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see room in advance to have options. Some have a warmer feeling than others yet all clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles marywL3244IG, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I preferred the upstairs room for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles Van2010, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Georgia suite, which is probably the nicest -- upper floor, fabulous view and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Olgasheean, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“#5 is the nicest room - the Georgia, I think”
 of 5 bubbles 35CarolynB, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
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