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Beacon Inn at Sidney

9724 Third Street , Sidney, BC V8L 3A2 Canada (Show map)
4.5
122 Reviews
CAD 139 - CAD 259
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About

Charming, adult-oriented 5-Star Inn (similar to a boutique hotel), centrally located in quaint Sidney by-the-Sea, close to Victoria and Butchart Gardens. Built in 2001 in a mock-heritage style, boasting 9 elegantly appointed guestrooms, each with queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, flat-screen HDTV, CD Player, gas F/P (all but one rm.), A/C and spa-inspired ensuite bathroom. All stays include many complimentary extras... including set-menu, full breakfast, afternoon sherry, common area coffee/tea/snack station, WiFi, parking and local phone calling. Located walking distance to many unique shops, restaurants and the spectacular Sidney waterfront. The Saanich Peninsula is home to many marinas, BC ferries (to Vancouver and Gulf Islands), WA State ferries (to Anacortes) and Victoria Int'l Airport.

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.1

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Outstanding!

5 on November 07, 2014

In every way it was a wonderful stay at the Beacon Inn. Hospitality was warm and welcoming. Easy walking distance to the shops in downtown, restaurants, and to the ocean.


Great stay and value

5 on October 16, 2014

We were so impressed with the Beacon Inn. From the moment we stepped in, I liked the high quality "homey" feeling of the B&B. The room was beautifully appointed, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The breakfast was delicious - thanks Warren for accommodating us a few minutes before 8 so we could get to our appointments! We will be back.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again!


Pacicifc Northwest Trip

3.6 on September 29, 2014

We used this B & B as our headquarters for our travels to Bushard Gardens and Victoria. We loved the town of Sidney. People were very friendly and helpful!!


Lovely B&B

4.0 on September 16, 2014

We had a lovely one night stay at the Beacon Inn - an unexpected find! Welcoming. Charming. Best bed during the whole of our one week stay in the area! The afternoon sherry was a much appreciated touch.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the kind review of your recent stay! We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back on your next visit to Sidney!


Great place to stay in Sidney

4.0 on September 13, 2014

This is a classy and comfortable choice, quite different from other alternatives. Breakfast is at 2 times, so not drop in when you are ready, but is very nice. They used to bring a pot of tea or coffee to the table - now it is self serve, so I would prefer to have it on the table.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. As you mentioned, we have moved to self-service coffee/tea at breakfast - our aim being to make the dining experience less formal and more relaxed and home-like, while still serving the full hot meal to each table as before. This new way of doing things also allows for our breakfast staff to spend more time with guests, answering questions, providing information etc. In noticing this small change, it would appear that you are one of our many return guests and we greatly value your business and your feedback. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back at a future date!


Anniversary getaway.

5 on September 11, 2014

Fabulous 3 night stay at the Beacon Inn in Sidney BC. Rooms were immaculate and the breakfasts each morning were scrumptious. Highly recommend Beacon in for the stay, food and helpfulness of the staff.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your lovely comments regarding your recent stay! We are so pleased to hear that we were able to make your anniversary getaway memorable. Hope to see you again next year!


Great Get away

4.4 on September 07, 2014

Great B&B in charming Sidney BC. Only minor disappointment was uninspired gluten free meal offering.


Lovely setting but vey poor breakfast

3.4 on September 05, 2014

Very nice ambience, location, and staff. Unfortunately the breafast was far below what what would expect from this type and price of establishment advertiseing as a bed and breakfast. If one is not concerned about the price book the room and eat elswhere.


Pleasant overnight stay at Beacon Inn

4.2 on August 18, 2014

Beacon Inn has an historical aura but is actually relatively new and beautifully decorated. We just had one night there---waiting for a ferry departure the next day---but found it very well located for exploring Sidney on foot. The hosts were very helpful with suggestions of places to go and where to eat. We would certainly stay there again.


In Town For a Wedding

3.6 on August 15, 2014

Overall we give this bed and breakfast a 9 out of 10. An ice machine for our drinks would have been nice. The only issue we had is that the last day we had breakfast we were asked to move to a different table, even though the other people arrived later than us. We suspect that the people were friends of the Owner.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind review. I would like to take a moment to address your concern regarding being asked to move to a different table. Please know this is a very uncommon request, however there are 2 possible scenarios where this might occur - the first being when 2 guests select to sit at large table that has been pre-set for a group of 4 or more guests that are expected for that sitting, when there are tables for two available. Secondly, if the table they have chosen had just been vacated and not yet cleared, reset and ready, they might on a busy morning be asked if they would mind moving to one that was ready for breakfast service. Please be assured, we would never ask guests to move to another table to accommodate a friend of the inn, or the owner, as all our valued guests are treated equally and with the highest regard. Thank you again for your comments.


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Rooms & Rates

Westerly Room

Our four Westerly category rooms each have a queen feather-bed, gas fireplace, comfortable sitting area, A/C, flat-screen cable TV and CD Player. Private spa-like ensuite bathroom with either a jetted or soaker tub, separate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, plush bathrobes and fine bath products. Telephone and WiFi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 159 - $CAD 179

Nightly Rate: $CAD 159 - $CAD 179

1-Bedroom Suite

This elegant and spacious 1-bedroom suite offers ocean glimpses towards Bazan Bay. Four-poster queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, F/P, A/C, CD Player and flat-screen cable TV with DVD Player, telephone and WiFi. The separate kitchenette has a fridge, microwave and coffee maker. The spa-like ensuite bathroom has a 2-person soaker tub, separate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, bathrobes, slippers and fine bath products. This room can accommodate a 3rd person on a roll-away.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 209 - $CAD 259

Nightly Rate: $CAD 209 - $CAD 259

Easterly Category

Our two Easterly category (superior) rooms each have a queen feather-bed (sofa-bed in Orcas room) comfortable sitting area, F/P, A/C, CD player, flat-screen cable TV and DVD Player. Spa-like ensuite bathroom, one with a two person jetted tub, the other a soaker tub, both with glass enclosed shower, bathrobes, slippers, hair-dryers and fine bath products. Telephones and WiFi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 169 - $CAD 199

Nightly Rate: $CAD 169 - $CAD 199

Sky Category

Our two Sky category rooms are both located on our 3rd floor. Each room has a queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, A/C, CD Player, flat-screen cable TV, one room (Mayne Island) with F/P. Private spa-like ensuite bathrooms, with soaker tub for two, seperate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, bathrobes and fine bath produces. Telephones and WiFi access.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 129 - $CAD 159

Nightly Rate: $CAD 129 - $CAD 159

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Location

Location Type

Port Sidney Marina, Van Isle Marina, Airport, Countryside, Small town, Village, Wine country

Airport

Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ) 2 miles

Directions to property:

Close to both Victoria International Airport, the B.C. Ferry terminal and the Anacortes ferry terminal. Two blocks off the main street (Beacon Street) of Sidney. Turn right (heading towards ocean) on Third Street and we're in the second block, right hand side.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Waterfront Promenade, Marinas, Vast number of islands, Butchart Gardens, ALL Victoria attractions, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (aquarium), Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Urban Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Clothes dryer, Computer, Copier, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Movie library, Parking, VCR, Washer/dryer , Complimentary full breakfast, Complimentary coffee, tea and snack station, FREE Wi-Fi, Common area Guest Fridge, Complimentary afternoon sherry, FREE Off-Street Parking & FREE Local Calls

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Winery tours (self-guided), Whale Watching, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside in designated area
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Minimum of 12 years old
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Boarding nearby possible
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: CANCELLATION POLICY: 48 hours advance notice is required. Should you cancel, or modify your reservation dates within 48 hours of your arrival date, your credit card will be charged the equivalent of 1-nights stay as penalty, for each day that falls within the 48 hour notification period..

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Denise Peat

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8am and 9:15 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Gluten-free, Vegan


Signature Dish

B.I. Croc Madame (Stuffed French Toast)
Cinnamon raisin bread, stuffed with cream cheese and shaved black forest ham, then dipped in egg mixture and pan fried. Served with a light dusting of powdered sugar and maple syrup on the side.


Details

9724 Third Street , Sidney, BC V8L 3A2 Canada (Show map)

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