Welcome to The Hummingbird

Take a deep breath, exhale and let go!   So much more than a place to stay . . . Unsurpassed luxury and relaxation . . . Where the only thing we overlook is the river!

A world of wonderful possibilities designed to make you feel right at home, while at the same time , exceeding your every expectation. Reserve a little piece of paradise at the Hummingbird Guesthouse in Port Alberni. Nestled happily on the old Howitt Homestead property, along the banks of the Somass River. Here you will experience mountain panoramas and river views, luxurious accommodations, smile-inducing hospitality and memorable fishing excursions. What are you waiting for?  

Tell us about your experience in the Alberni Valley!

 

Exceeding expectations one stay at a time

  • Four unique suites, one with a full kitchen and living room
  • Heavenly beds & scrumptuous breakfasts
  • Gazebo-covered hot tub on spacious backyard deck
  • Wireless internet, satellite tv, fully air conditioned
  • Games room with pool table, darts and treadmill
  • Everything you've dreamed of, nothing you expect
  • Upstairs skylighted bedroom with king bed
  • River view as well as backyard vista
  • Kitchenette with microwave, fridge, coffee/tea and table with four chairs
  • Deluxe microfibre double hide-a-bed couch
  • Large glass door shower
  • Balcony
  • Cathedral Grove - Home to some of the largest and oldest Douglas Fir's on Vancouver Island.
  • Alberni Pacific Railway and McLean Mill National Historic Site - The mill is a National Historic Site and was a family operated saw-milling business until 1965.
  • Bears from the Boardwalk - Adventurous black bears like to play across the bay from the harbour side boardwalk, which provides a perfect vantage point for human admirers to catch the bears in action.
  • Breath-taking Della Falls (440 m) 1450 ft - accessible only by boat and a 16 km intermediate hike from Great Central Lake.
  • Mars Water Bombers - These mighty bombers were built originally for long range missions and patrol for the US Navy.
  • The Log Train Trail - The 25 kilometre historic trail epitomizes the “work and play” nature of today’s Alberni Valley forests.
  • The Whaling Sculpture - First Nation Tribes have created these beautiful scuplutres that can't be duplicated.
  • Stamp Falls - catch the crashing waterfall, the annual migration of the salmon during spawning, picnic on the rocks, wade in the river, hike on the gentle trails

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“We’d like to thank you for kindly dropping into our website.  You’re all invited back again to this locality. . . To have a heaping helping of our hospitality.  Y’all come back now, ya hear?”

 

Whales
Bear
Sea Lions
Hummingbirds
Jasper the Welcome Kitty

Guest Reviews

Superb time at the Hummingbird

The little girls thought all the "Dora" stuff was awesome. Thanks for making their holiday so memorable. Thanks also for arranging such a terrific sitter. Katie was great! We were at ease on the water knowing our girls were in good hands. The accommodations were excellent! Our family was able to stay together and we all had our own little space away from each other. The fishing was great. Jody will be bragging about the 48 lb halibut for a long time. Grandma & Grandpa love it...and us kids were thrilled with the comforts of the Hummingbird. Thanks for going the extra mile to make our annual fishing trip such a success.

Name: 
McEwen family
City: 
Airdrie
Province / State: 
AB
Country: 
Canada
Toll Free 1-888-720-2114
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Hummingbird GuestHouse
5769 River Road
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island
British Columbia, Canada

Reserve a little piece of paradise
at Hummingbird GuestHouse

5769 River Road. Port Alberni, BC, Canada
Toll Free 1-888-720-2114
250-720-2111