Beacon Inn at Sidney

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

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/Radio, 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. The Inn is walking distance to many unique shops, restaurants, coffee houses and the spectacular Sidney waterfront. You'll find plenty to see and do on the Saanich Peninsula... Whale watching, golfing, wine tours and tasting, hiking and/or biking on the many trails, sailing, fishing and scuba diving to name a few. Home to the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre Aquarium, BC Ferries (to Vancouver and Gulf Islands), WA State ferries (to Anacortes), numerous marinas and the Victoria International Airport.

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Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.2

Great B&B

4.8 on July 20, 2016

The inn was wonderful. Very nice rooms, convenient to Bouchardt Gardens. The only thing that happened negative was that the rooms that I was guaranteed were not available. This actually worked out better since the rooms we were given was on the ground floor. A member of my party had a bad knee.


G & K vacation

5 on July 19, 2016

Quiet and comfortable room. Beautiful furniture and appointments.


Fantastic stay at the Beacon Inn

5 on July 17, 2016

What a lovely B & B. Every little detail was thoughtful, from the homemade brownies, coffee/tea station and sherry in the lounge, to the sprig of fresh rosemary in the bathroom, to the bath amenities and decor. Delicious breakfast, helpful and friendly inn keepers, lots of information available about Sydney (we appreciated the book of menus). Walking distance to downtown, yet located on a quiet street. Comfortable bed--everything was perfect! Would definitely recommend to anyone spending time in lovely Sydney by the Sea.


Consistently excellent

5 on July 15, 2016

My most recent stay at the Beacon Inn was wonderful, as usual! The setting is elegant and welcoming, and the staff are consistently helpful and friendly. The breakfasts are delicious and the rooms are gorgeous, just like the remainder of the Inn itself. I've been going to the Beacon Inn approximately twice per year for the past five years, approximately, and it feels like a second home to me. I hope to return many more times in future.


Overnight stay

5 on June 26, 2016

Staying at the Beacon Inn exceeded my expectations. We were warmly greeted, our room was uber comfortable and the 'celebration basket' was just perfect. And then to top it all off we had a spectacular breakfast. When I go back to Sidney I will definitely stay there again and I would recommend it to any and all my friends.


Beyond our expectations!

5 on June 07, 2016

Our 35th wedding anniversary at Sidney and the Beacon Inn could not have been anymore wonderful. Honestly we had some hesitation about staying at a B&B. Decided to take a chance after reading on-line reviews and getting a recommendation from the owner of the local whale watching company. Sure thrilled that we listened! Beacon Inn is a beautiful and peaceful place to stay, and the room decor is very impressive. And gotta say, the service provided by Warren was AMAZING and unsurpassed. He is courteous, kind, soft spoken, a great cook and so very welcoming - he made the experience special. THANK YOU WARREN!!!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for choosing to stay with us on this special occasion and I'm delighted to hear that Warren was able to make your experience with us extra special! We hope to welcome you back to the Inn on a future trip to Sidney by the Sea! Warm regards, Denise.


Definately worth the visit

4.8 on May 26, 2016

Great clean place with good access to all Sidney has to offer


Lovely B & B in Sidney

3.8 on January 19, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the Beacon Inn. It is a nice location to enjoy Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula without being in the city. We were pleased with the quality of the rooms and the service. We would not hesitate to return there.


Great stay!

4.4 on January 03, 2016

Wonderful setting close to everything in Sidney. Great room - loved the tub!


Another memorible anniversary!

4.8 on December 24, 2015

Each year we spend our anniversary at the Beacon Inn - next year is our 50th - guess where we want to spend it??!

Innkeeper Response
My team and I are delighted that you choose to spend this very special occasion with us each year! We always look forward to seeing familiar faces, it is just one of the many pleasures and rewards of this business... we will look forward to seeing you next year for your 50th!


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Rooms & Rates

Westerly Room

Our four Westerly category (Premium) 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

1-Bedroom Suite

This elegant and spacious 1-bedroom suite offers ocean glimpses towards Bazan Bay. Four-poster queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, gas F/P, A/C, CD Player and flat-screen cable TV, DVD Player, telephone and WiFi. The separate kitchenette has a fridge, microwave and coffee maker. The spa-inspired ensuite bathroom offers 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

Easterly Category

Our two Easterly category (superior) rooms offers a queen feather-bed (sofa-bed in Orcas room) comfortable sitting area, antique armoirs, gas F/P, A/C, CD player, flat-screen cable TV and DVD Player. Each room has a spa-inspired ensuite bathroom, one with a 2-person jetted tub, the other a 2-person soaker tub, both with separate glass enclosed showers, bathrobes, slippers, hair-dryer and fine bath products. Telephone with free local calling and WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $CAD 169 - $CAD 199

Sky Category

Our two Sky (Standard) 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, separate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, bathrobes and fine bath products. Telephone with free local calaling and WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $CAD 139 - $CAD 159

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Location

Location Type

Port Sidney Marina, Van Isle Marina, Downtown, Island, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ) 2 miles

Directions to property:

The quaint seaside town of Sidney is centrally located near to the B.C. Ferry terminal (to Vancouver and Gulf Islands) and the WA State ferry terminal (to Anacortes and San Juan Islands) and close to Victoria International Airport. The Inn is situated just 2 blocks south of the main street (Beacon Ave.), turn onto Third Street (at StarBucks) heading south and we're in the second block, right hand side.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, 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, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Parking, VCR, Washer/dryer, Wired internet , 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

Board Games available in Guest Lounge

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • 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, 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. For extended stays (4 or more nights) or group bookings (3 or more rooms), a minimum 7 days cancellation notice will be required, or as determined and confirmed at time of booking. If we are able to re-sell your room, you will not be charged.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Denise Peat

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

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

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Gluten-free, Vegan, Breakfast to go.


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.


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