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Waters Edge Resort at Pacific Rim

8.7 | Very Good
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Praised by guests for full kitchens and private balconies with jetted tubs

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean, comfortable and spacious
  • Many reviewers found the kitchen well equipped
  • The private jetted tubs on the balconies were frequently praised by guests
  • Many reviewers described pleasant views of the water and marina from their rooms
  • Many guests found the property quiet
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • A couple of guests complained that there was no air conditioning in their rooms
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 25, 2013
Overview
This hotel is situated on a small island overlooking the Ucluelet Harbour and is within a 4-minute drive of the Ucluelet Harbour Marina. With on-site sporting equipment rentals, like surfboards and bicycles, this hotel is well suited for guests looking for an active getaway.

This property is smoke free and all rooms include views of the ocean, free Wi-Fi, a TV and DVD player, free coffee and tea, a full kitchen (a stove, a fridge, a microwave, a dishwasher, a toaster, cookware and utensils), a washer and dryer, a sofabed and a hair dryer. Select rooms also include a soaker or jetted tub on the balcony. Accessible rooms are available.

Free parking is available on site. Pets are permitted for an additional fee of $30 per night.

The on-site Nurture Day Spa offers massage, nail and body treatments, waxing and make-up application. 

Other on-site amenities include free surfboard rentals, free bicycle rentals, a computer kiosk, a DVD and book library, board games, concierge service, free rain wear and umbrella rentals, a guest laundry facility with an iron and ironing board and safe deposit boxes. This hotel does not have an on-site restaurant.

The Ucluelet Aquarium, the Huu-Mees-Ma-As Native Art Gallery, ferry service to Port Alberni and the Ucluelet Aerodrome are all about 5 minutes away by car. The Pacific Rim National Park is 13 minutes away by car, while the Thornton Creek Salmon Hatchery is about a 17-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on November 25, 2013: Pet fees.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests seemed impressed with the quality of their accommodations. The rooms were frequently described as clean, comfortable, spacious, quiet and well equipped. A few guests specifically appreciated the full kitchen and the washer and dryer. One reviewer said that the kitchen was well stocked and even included some spices.

The private balconies with jetted tubs were a highlight for many guests who described pleasant views of the marina and harbour.

Many reviewers enjoyed the oceanfront location and several guests found restaurants, shopping and the Pacific Rim National Park within a short drive.

Several guests complimented the staff for their friendly service.

A couple of guests thought that the room rates were reasonable, while a couple of other reviewers enjoyed massages at the on-site spa.
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The Bad
There were a couple of common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. One reviewer complained that the rooms were not equipped with air conditioning, while a couple of other guests said that the beds were uncomfortable.
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Sources
Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5, with 96% of 361 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #5 out of 10 hotels in Ucluelet, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 220 reviews.

The author called the hotel on November 25, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
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Rated 8.7/10 based on 2280 reviews

Ranked #3 out of 8 hotels in Ucluelet

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Map Marker Waters Edge Resort at Pacific Rim
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