Wickaninnish Inn

Location: British Columbia | Canada

Price guide: $$$$$ $200-$350 per person per night

With a dramatic beach setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Wickaninnish Inn is a perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy the wonders of nature, offering supreme comfort and gastronomic delights in a stunning natural setting.
Perfect forNature lovers.
In the knowBetween November and February this spot is ideal for winter storm watching, where you can experience a spectacular West Coast storm up close. The hotel will even provide rain gear and rubber boots for your adventure - or if you prefer, you can watch the storms from the comfort of your bedroom.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Guesthouse or Inn
  • Setting & Views
  • Beach

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

On the shores of Chesterman beach, near the town of Tofino, Vancouver Island.

Rooms at Wickaninnish Inn

The hotel incorporates two buildings, At the Pointe and On the Beach, designed to complement both each other and their natural surroundings, and there are plenty of accommodation options to choose from. At the Pointe has a range of deluxe rooms with features including double soaking tubs and individual balconies- and even the showers have an ocean view. The Chesterman beach loft suites at On the Beach offer king-sized beds and a gourmet kitchen where you can hire your own chef to cook your evening meal for you while you enjoy the spectacular views over the ocean and beach.

Food & drink

The Pointe restaurant offers exquisite Pacific Northwest cuisine as well as panoramic view of the waves while you dine. Have a classic cocktail in the On the Rocks bar before your meal, or try the Driftwood Café for an afternoon snack or comforting hot chocolate after a bracing walk along the shore.


Make sure you also check out the lookout library, the fitness centre and the Ancient Cedars spa.

Activities at Wickaninnish Inn

See more of the Pacific Rim nature reserve and take advantage of local guides who offer rainforest walks and nature tours. Watch wood carvers at work, or explore nearby Tofino and visit its whale centre.

Best time to go

Best time to travel

Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

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Hotel location

To reach Wickaninnish Inn, you can fly by floatplane or fixed-wing aircraft from Vancouver to Tofino, followed by a road transfer to the hotel. It can also be reached via car ferry from the mainland.

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