Himwitsa Lodge

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About Himwitsa Lodge

Himwitsa Lodge is situated in the centre of Tofino, offering comfortable suites just a stone’s throw from the waterfront. The property also houses the Sea Shanty Restaurant and a First Nations art galley and gift store.

The suites at this lodge feature sofas and TVs with satellite channels and a DVD player. Private bathrooms offer bathtubs and showers, whilst certain suites also have hot tubs on the outside deck.

Guests can fish directly from this property, plus seasonal whale watching is also possible. Free Wi-Fi is provided and there is also free private parking on-site.

Fully equipped kitchenettes feature in some of the suites, offering the chance to self-cater. The in-house restaurant serves local seafood dishes and is open from brunch until late.

Clayoquot Sound is just a few minutes from the Himwitsa Lodge, whilst Tofino Botanical Gardens and Maquinna Marine Park are just under three kilometres away.

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Positive Reviews

Hot tub with a view

Certain suites feature a private hot tub on the deck overlooking the waterfront and out into the picturesque Clayoquot Sound. This tranquil and relaxing environment is highly rated by dozens of guests who state it is a perfect and greatly valued addition to the room.

Spacious and comfortable rooms

Many guests mention the comfort and ample space in the rooms of this property. Each suite also includes sofas and armchairs as an extra area for guests to relax in. Reviews regularly state that this additional space ensures a comfortable and homely stay at this lodge.

Fantastic on-site restaurant

The Sea Shanty restaurant which is part of this property is subject to consistent high praise for its delicious food. It specialises in seafood of which the majority is caught locally and guests enjoy this fresh and excellent taste.

Negative Reviews

Limited check in hours

Numerous guests report that they have had to wait some time to be checked in if not checking in during the regular but limited reception hours. Guests find this to be inconvenient and would prefer a longer window for checking in, or a quicker response when arriving.

No breakfast offered

There are no breakfast options other than self-catering, due to the in-house restaurant not opening until lunch. Guests suggest it would be nice to have the choice of a cooked breakfast in-house and the lack of this is an inconvenient element of this property.

Stairs required to access rooms

Multiple reviews mention that there is a flight of stairs to reach the rooms of this lodge. As there is no lift on-site this may be an issue for elderly or less mobile guests.

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Rating Overview

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9 out of 10 based on 278 reviews