why ucluelet

Yes, this really is the view from the Wild Pacific Trail – just a 10 minute walk from the Whale’s Tail.

Why stay at the Whale’s Tail Guest Suites?
Here’s why!

  • Guaranteed clean and friendly with daily maid service in the mornings.
  • All units are smoke-free and pet-free.
  • In-room internet connection – bring your laptop! HIGH- SPEED FIBER-OPTIC WIFI FREE OF CHARGE.
  • Optic TV.
  • Complimentary coffee and tea in each unit.
  • Free parking.
  • Guest laundry facility.
  • Phones in the units.
  • Alarm clocks.
  • Hair dryers and irons/ironing boards in each unit.
  • Dry room for wet gear.
  • At check-in, you will be provided with maps and an orientation of restaurants, must-sees and tour operator information without prompting! This includes our in-house, custom-made restaurant map.
  • Central location to downtown on a quiet residential street. Walk to restaurants and shops, whale watching and fishing charters! Ucluelet Small Craft Harbour (Boat Basin) is a 2 minute walk and the Government Dock (Whiskey Dock) is a 5 minute walk.
  • Walking distance to the Wild Pacific Trail
  • 10 minute drive to Pacific Rim National Park 15 minutes drive to Long Beach at the Pacific Rim National Park. Surfing, beach-combing, and trail walking nearly at your doorstep!
  • Short boat trip to the Broken Island Group (Part of the Pacific Rim National Park) – see our links page – many whale watching operators in Ucluelet will take you there!
  • 35 minute drive to Tofino.
  • Free access to West Coast Fitness Centre. We operate it as a second business (locals use it; paying drop in or membership fees). It has 3000 sq foot harbour view, state of the art gym, indoor pool (unsupervised) and sauna. Tanning bed is available for a fee. Open 9 AM to 9 PM Monday to Saturday and 9 AM to 6 PM on Sundays. It is located at West Coast Motel on the Harbour 1 block away at 279 Hemlock Street.

Our property appeals to all types of guests – regular folk up here on business or pleasure, travelling to surf, work, hike, kayak and fish. All have one thing in common. They look for accommodation that is affordable, with friendly, down-to-earth service, reliably clean rooms with a home-style feel and awesome location.