Josie and George are the home owners, and live on-site at the Tofino Botanical Gardens. Josie is a marine biologist and naturalist, and is currently serving as the mayor of Tofino. George, a landscaper, gardener and great admirer of Charles Darwin, ran his own landscape company in the US before moving to Tofino 25 years ago and founding the Tofino Botanical Gardens Foundation in 1999. George and Josie have a dog called Pete (an Airedale/Irish Terrier X), and are proud to have been welcoming guests to their home since 2004.
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Botanical House is a fully equipped, self contained vacation rental home featuring three bedrooms, two baths, a separate office/TV room, comfortable living room with a wood-burning stove, and a wonderful fir-slab dining table that seats up to ten people. Built in the craftsman tradition, the house has a large open living/dining…
4 guest reviews
75% of guests would stay again
Left on Jun 24, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
We spent 3 nights at the botanic garden house and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The house was charming,well equipped and clean. The gardens setting was an ideal backdrop for our vacation.