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Dolphin Motel

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Cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Cribs/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Dolphin Motel

Dolphin Motel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping
1190 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, BC, V0R 2Z0

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationChesterman Beach8 min walk
  • Popular LocationTofino Botanical Gardens12 min walk
  • Popular LocationMackenzie Beach14 min walk
  • AirportTofino, BC (YAZ)16 min drive

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About this area


Located in Tofino, Dolphin Motel is near the beach. Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Clayoquot Sound reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Alternative Tofino's Indoor Climbing Gym and Tofino Bike Park. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as surfing/boogie boarding.

What's nearby

  • Chesterman Beach - 8 min walk
  • Tofino Botanical Gardens - 12 min walk
  • Mackenzie Beach - 14 min walk
  • Frank Island - 20 min walk
  • Alternative Tofino's Indoor Climbing Gym - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Tofino, BC (YAZ) - 16 min drive


  • Chocolate Tofino — 3 min walk
  • Wildside Grill — 3 min walk
  • TacoFino Cantina — 4 min walk
  • Beachfront Bistro — 13 min walk
  • The Great Room — 4 min drive

About this property

Dolphin Motel

Motel in Tofino with free parking
This smoke-free motel features tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 14 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels.
Dolphin Motel offers 14 accommodations with coffee/tea makers. LED televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Family friendly

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Korean


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)


  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • LED TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

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Check-in from 1:00 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard

Property is also known as

Dolphin Motel Tofino
Dolphin Tofino
Dolphin Motel Motel
Dolphin Motel Tofino
Dolphin Motel Motel Tofino

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 13 out of 136 reviews
5 - Excellent 10%
Rating 4 - Good. 30 out of 136 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 41 out of 136 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 27 out of 136 reviews
2 - Poor 20%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 25 out of 136 reviews
1 - Terrible 18%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We liked that we were close to the Bella Pacifica Campground where our grandson wanted to celebrate is 14th birthday.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
This motel is very small and severely outdated. “Hot” water was little more than luke warm, bed and pillows uncomfortable. It was clean however and owners seemed nice. If it was a budget hotel ie $70/night it would be fine, but at the prices that i saw it is jot worth the money.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A pleasant little motel that covers the basics for staying in Tofino. Walking distance to Chesterman Beach and closer to a cafe, tacos, groceries, yoga and a surf shop.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Motel - Great location
Motel is in great location. It looks a little tired but functionally it's good. The staff are really nice and friendly. 2 Big beds and heating/shower works. Does as it says on the tin. Motel - not luxury but we were happt with the stay. It's right next door to a Great coffee show - eatery and bike hire place. All recommended.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
We frequent this motel as a straightforward home base in Tofino, as we barely spend time indoors. It is economically and location wise fantastic. The owners are fantastic, extremely friendly and treats you like family. I just wish for some updating and maintenance, it’s feeling very run down. Bathroom very shabby and barely any shower pressure. Cobwebs in the corners and too much insects found in the bathroom for my liking. Despite all this we do keep coming back so that’s something!
Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2019