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  • Health and Safety
  • Amenities
  • Partnerships
  • Fitness and Health
  • Green Hospitality

COVID Precautions

Travel and COVID-19

B.C. is welcoming visitors from Canadian provinces and territories. Please respect communities, make a plan before you leave and arrive at your destination prepared. The health and safety of our team, guests and community remain our top priority, and we have activated measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission as per Municipal government, Provincial government and WorkSafe B.C. guidelines. As developments shift, we are committed to exercising diligence, adaptability and care that ensure your safe and enjoyable stay.

We thank you for your support and flexibility during this time!

In Advance of Your Stay

Stay Informed
Keep up-to-date on Travel and COVID-19 – Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) and the District of Tofino’s latest District of Tofino & COVID-19.

Our COVID-19 Precaution Measures

Travel & Arrival Time

  • We are welcoming visitors from Canadian provinces and territories.
  • Travel restrictions for non-essential travel between regions remain in place until at least June 15 to stop the spread of COVID-19 and variants of concern. Stay local and stay in your community.
  • Please inform us of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact us directly at 1.250.725.4445

Checking In

  • Please have your valid photo ID and credit card available upon check-in
  • Note we may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info

Hygiene & Social Distancing Measures

  • Please wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your face
  • Use cards (with tap) for payments whenever possible
  • Keep a distance of at least two metres (or six feet) on the property and public spaces, and reduce or eliminate activities that require close physical proximity
  • Wearing a face mask is mandatory

Amenities & Activities

  • While we will do our best within the government guidelines, please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in
  • Note our spa and gym facilities are available at 6 person maximum with masks required to ensure your health and safety as per government guidelines. Be sure to sanitize equipment after use.
  • Be aware of adapted services, operating hours and procedures for the local businesses you’ll enjoy

Additional Precautions:

  • Mandatory gloves and masks worn by all staff members
  • Staff temperature checks at the beginning of each shift
  • Enhanced sanitation practices including new innovative sanitation equipment
  • Professional signage regarding health & safety best practices
  • Hand sanitizer stations throughout the property
  • Electronic check-in/check-out encouraged (guest will still be required to come to desk)
  • Plexiglass shielding at the front desk

Limited Amenities:

  • Limited housekeeping services
  • Housekeeping will not clean or enter room during stay, but can replenish amenities
  • Limited maintenance services
  • If FD cannot troubleshoot issue, guest may be required to move rooms
  • No shuttle services
  • Business Centre temporarily closed
  • Items removed from guest rooms ie. Note pads, pens, directories, etc.
  • Due to the additional cleaning that is required, no late check-outs will be issued

Hot Tub
The Tin Wis hot tub is open 10am – 10pm. Please call the front desk and ask for availability as reservations can be made on the same day only after 7am. Bookings are made in 45 minute increments – please note if you are late for your reservation, you will only be able to use the hot tub for your designated timeframe. Please visit the front desk to receive a key for the hot tub and the entrance is accessed through the common area below the fitness centre next to room 310 (see property map for details). Fresh towels are provided in the common area on your way into the hot tub. Only 6 people maximum are permitted in the hot tub at a time and social distancing is mandatory. When your allocated time is complete, exit through the gate outside on the hot tub deck. Dirty towels can be placed in the dirty towel bin. Please be respectful of the space, clean up after yourself, and collect your belongings before leaving the hot tub area. The hot tub key can either be left in hotel room, or dropped in the front desk key drop box.

Please note one of the bathrooms in common area is closed and hot tub, and one remains open, use follows all appropriate protocols set out by WorkSafe BC and the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Violation of these protocols may result in the loss of hot tub privileges. If you have any questions about this or wish to make a reservation for the hot tub, please dial “0” from your hotel room or call us 250.725.4445

Available Resources & Support

Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Exercise Facility – call hotel for current hours of operation
  • Conference services with Audio/Visual equipment upon request
  • Fax services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe deposit box
  • Hot tub
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services, available by appointment
  • Meeting facilities 25 to 40 people max
  • Banquet facilities 65 to 250 max
  • Conference facilities 250
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmills (2)
  • Exterior corridor
  • Guest Laundry – call hotel for current hours of operation
  • Playground, beachside playset for younger children
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Accessible Parking available
  • Local shuttle, 15 mile radius (unavailable)
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking, free
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Barbeque grills
Room Amenities
  • Cable satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • In-room movies, On Demand movies through Telus Optik with direct payment to personal credit card
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Keurig Coffee Station
  • Tea Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator or Mini-Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • AM/FM radio stereo available through the television
  • Microwave
  • Desk/Work area
  • Wake-up calls
  • Balcony or Patio available
  • Playpens available upon request
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Speaker phone available
  • In-room safe
  • All rooms have ocean views
Accessibility Room Amenities
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
Nearby Attractions
  • 0.5 kilometer(s) from Tofino Botanical Gardens, 12 acres of gardens, forest, and shoreline that explore the relationship between culture and nature. Visit one of the most popular attractions in Tofino.
  • 8 kilometer(s) from Pacific Rim National Park, backed by the Insular Mountain Range of Vancouver Island and facing the open Pacific Ocean, Pacific Rim presents the rich natural and cultural heritage of Canada’s west coast.
  • 8 kilometer(s) from Long Beach Golf Course, enjoy nine holes of golf, a driving range, a new 18 hole mini golf course for families and great dining at the Back 9 Bar and Grill.
  • 10 kilometer(s) from Long Beach, Radar Beach, Long Beach, Combers Beach, and Wickaninnish Beach run successively from north to south and stretch for 15.5 miles (25 km) between Cox and Quisitas Points. Together they comprise the Long Beach Unit of beaches, and the most visited portion of the park.
  • 10 kilometer(s) from Lone Cone Trail, an advanced hiking trail up 730m (2,395ft) on Meares Island. A tough challenge, but worth every step for the gorgeous panoramic view from the top.
  • 25 kilometer(s) from Wild Pacific Trail, a trip to Ucluelet is needed for a hike on one of the most beautiful trails on the coast. Winding in and out of the forest and along the rocky coastline, the Wild Pacific Trail is a sight to see during your visit to the coast.
Nearby Cities
  • 40 kilometer(s) from Ucluelet, British Columbia
  • 138 kilometer(s) from Port Alberni, British Columbia
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Staying with us has it’s advantages!

We have amazing partnerships with local businesses. Every guest who checks into our resort receives the Tin Wis Bonus Card, which offers exclusive discounts at the below businesses. We are proud to partner with each of them!

Tofino Paddle Surf

The Tofino Paddle Surf Shop is for all of your recreational ocean activities, located on-site right on MacKenzie Beach! Whether you’re renting equipment, joining on a Tofino adventure or getting out onto the water for a lesson, the benefit is that you need not travel far, hunt for waves or look for parking as everything you need is right outside your hotel door.

AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Paddle boards
  • Kayaks (Double or Single)
  • Wetsuits
  • Surfboards
  • Body Boards
  • Skim Boards
  • Beach Tours (Private, Group)
  • Surf Lessons (Private, Group)

When you stay with us receive 10% OFF rentals.
Book in-shop or online with code TINWIS10.
Be sure to present your Bonus Card when you pick-up your rental.

Visit Tofino Paddle’s website here!

Tofino Yoga

Tofino Yoga is for all of your yoga and wellness activities, with classes offered right on MacKenzie Beach! Beach Yoga is the perfect way to enhance your Tofino experience! Wake-up to the sounds of the waves, let the breath be in synchronicity with the ebb and flow of the ocean, walk barefoot to your beach yoga mat, and let the sun kiss your face. During the Winter months, their classroom is located in the heart of the enchanting Tofino Botanical Gardens. Move to the sound of the ocean, be supported by the earth as you create time and space for yourself!

AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Beach Yoga
  • Private Beach Yoga
  • SUP Yoga
  • Tofino Yoga & Wellness Retreats

When you stay with us receive 15% OFF the yoga offerings listed above. Online reservations are mandatory with code TINWIS.
Be sure to present your Bonus Card when you arrive to your class.

Visit Tofino Yoga’s website here!

Tofino Air

Experience Tofino like never before! Tofino Air wants to ensure our visitors have the best experience possible while on vacation in Tofino. Enjoy scenic flights to and from a remote beach on a pristine lake. See unique views of Tofino’s famous beaches such as Cox Bay and keep your eyes peeled for incredible wildlife including grey whales and sea lions! Have lunch for a couple hours or stay for the whole day.

AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Remote Lake Lunch Experience

When you stay with us receive 10% OFF the Remote Lake Lunch.
Please call them at 250-725-4454 to book and discuss menu options
.
Be sure to present your Bonus Card when you arrive to your flight.

Visit Tofino Air’s website here!

Tofino Bike

Tofino Bike is your friendly neighborhood bike shop. Located in the parking lot next to Tacofino, they are just a short ride from the Tin Wis Resort! Their beach cruisers are belt driven, which ensures you won’t be spending any time putting chains back on and you can enjoy the sandy beaches during your rental!

AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Beach Cruiser Rentals

When you stay with us receive 10% OFF beach cruiser rentals (excluding July & August).
Please fill our their online reservation form or give them a call at 250-266-7655
.
Be sure to present your Bonus Card when you arrive to pick up your bikes.

Visit Tofino Bike’s website here!

Chocolate Tofino

Chocolate Tofino is passionate about doing things right. They delight in putting smiles on the faces of those around and are so happy to be part of Tofino’s locally owned business community. All of their handmade Gelato and Sorbet is made fresh in-house, from whole ingredients. You won’t find artificial colours or flavours but they definitely have something for everyone! They offer vegan, non-dairy, nut-free and gluten-free options.

When you stay with us receive 10% OFF gelato and sorbet!
Be sure to present your Bonus Card when you purchase your treats.

Visit Chocolate Tofino’s website here!

Tuff City Saunas

Compliment your West Coast Experience by nurturing your mind, body and spirit with Tuff City Saunas. Their saunas, inspired by Finnish Culture, provide the extraordinary benefits of heat-therapy in a luxurious cedar-setting. Whether you visit them on Mackenzie Beach with an oceanfront view and a lounging deck, or get their mobile barrel sauna delivered to you, they are sure to meet the needs of your rugged and adventurous lifestyle.

When you stay with us receive 15% OFF a session at the sauna at Mackenzie Beach, or for a mobile sauna that can be delivered right to the resort! Book online with the discount code TINWIS.
Be sure to present your Bonus Card.

Visit Tuff City Sauna’s website here!

Fitness Centre

Focus on your wellbeing with carefully curated health amenities, and find your fitness on the Island. We value the importance of routine, and in keeping the body and mind healthy while away from home.

Our newly renovated fitness centre is fully outfitted with the latest in workout gear, including a full range of brand new strength training, yoga and cardiovascular equipment. Assuring a healthy heart rate and a stress-free stay.

Hours of operation: Please call hotel for hours of operation and COVID-19 information.

Hot Tub

The Tin Wis hot tub is open 10am – 10pm and can be used at your leisure. The entrance to the hot tub is accessed through the common area below the fitness centre next to room 310 (see property map for details). Please visit or call the front desk for further directions to the hot tub. Fresh towels are provided in the common area on your way into the hot tub. Only 8 people maximum are permitted in the hot tub at a time. When you’re done, exit through the gate outside on the hot tub deck. Dirty towels can be placed in the dirty towel bin. Please be respectful of the space, clean up after yourself, and collect your belongings before leaving the hot tub area.

Please note one bathroom in common area is closed, and one remains open, and hot tub use follows all appropriate protocols set out by WorkSafe BC and the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Violation of these protocols may result in the loss of hot tub privileges. If you have any questions about the hot tub, please dial “0” from your hotel room.

Green Hospitality Initiatives

Our commitment to honouring the earth through everyday action.

Green Key Eco-Rating Certified

Tin Wis Resort is proud to hold a Three-Key Rating with the Green Key Eco-Rating Program. This graduated rating system – designed by Green Key Global and recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) – recognizes hotel properties with a demonstrated commitment to environmental initiatives. At Tin Wis, these efforts extend to:

  • Reductions in utility consumption, waste and emissions
  • Employee training, staff and customer engagement
  • Support of green and local within supply chain management
  • Community involvement

GREEN KEY GLOBAL IS A LEADING INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT CERTIFICATION BODY.

Led by experts within the hotel industry, Green Key Global empowers hotel sustainability through specifically designed and intentionally standardized programs and resources.