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Tofino April 5, 2024

How to Include Your Pets in a Rebel Getaway!

Did you know that all of our Hotel Zed locations are pet friendly? This April, we’re celebrating pets by waiving our pet fees! That’s right: all month long, at all of our hotels, pets stay free! All you need to do is book directly with…

Tofino August 22, 2022

Feast at ROAR this summer!

In the summer, Tofino is just so perfect. The vibes are immaculate, and you’d think nothing could make it better – which is why we hope ROAR is in your itinerary.

Tofino November 5, 2021

Groovy Designs at Hotel Zed Tofino

We hear it all the time – “Hotel Zed is groovy,” and we get it. Walking into our lobby is like doing the time warp. The hotel takes you back to when disco was king and everybody was on roller skates.

Tofino August 4, 2021

Perfect picnics with Beachside Provisions

Listen, we know there’s lots to do in Tofino and you need to get going to cross off certain bucket-list items on your list. Enter Beachside Provisions, our all-in-one stop to maximize your surfing, hiking, and exploring time while you’re in Tofino.

Tofino October 14, 2020

Now hiring rebels at Zed Tofino

At Hotel Zed we are Rebels Against the Ordinary and Hotel Zed Tofino is about the most unordinary hotel you have ever experienced. With Hotel Zed Tofino you can expect the swankiest 1970s retro-chic vibe combined with crazy amenities like the world’s first bike through…

Kelowna June 4, 2020

Local sights every BC resident needs to see

We hereby declare it is time to get the heck out of those sweatpants (or leave them on! So comfy!), put away the cookie dough ice cream (no judgement here, friends) and leave the confines of your bunker. Dr. Bonnie says it’s ok to nearcation…

Tofino May 8, 2020

Hotel Zed Tofino update

Call us psychic*, but we can kind of read your mind. You want to know what’s going on with Hotel Zed Tofino in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a fair question and we’ll always be honest with you! So let’s just cut to the…

Kelowna March 17, 2020

A letter from President & CEO Mandy Farmer

Like everyone, I’ve been following the COVID-19 situation closely. I want to share an update so you know how we are taking care of our employees, guests and community at this time. As a third-generation, family-run business we care very much for everyone that is…

Tofino June 14, 2019

Hotel Zed Tofino Is Coming

It’s official! Hotel Zed Tofino will be open to guests Summer2020. We are SO excited to welcome guests and their pets, surfboards & bikes to our newest Hotel Zed. But with Hotel Zed Tofino, we’re putting locals first.

Kelowna May 27, 2019

Make Hotel Zed your Pride Weekend homebase

Pride is coming up fast and Hotel Zed is ready to celebrate! Everyone is welcome to be their own unique selves at Hotel Zed. We’re proud to be allies to our LGBTQ+ team members and guests and we want everyone to feel safe at our…

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