Abbeymoore Manor Bed and Breakfast Inn

1470 Rockland Avenue , Victoria, BC V8S 1W2 Canada (Show map)

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Ranked #1 B&B/Inn in North America and winner of Travelers' Choice 2010 award by Trip Advisor. Unwind and relax in the historic Rockland district of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Ideally located across the street from the Lieutenant Governor's mansion, near Craigdarroch Castle and the Art Gallery we are a five minute drive to all downtown Victoria's attractions, US ferries and four blocks to the ocean.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Great B&B - even for the Gluten Free

5 on August 15, 2016

Wow - amazingly friendly hosts and their breakfasts were gourmet! Especially important was the fact that they could cook gluten free / celiac sensitive breakfasts which looked and tasted great. It was just for my wife and I, but we also saw others come with families and it is suited to both. They were super-knowledgable about the area and provided lots of great tips. Our room (apartment style on lower level) had all the touches needed and we also appreciated the snacks area (soft drinks, coffees/teas, water, fresh fruit and snacks) which was open 24 hrs. Lovely front porch to chill out on or stay inside and read the paper. Location was great too - we decided to not get a car and walk into town most days or grab a bus or a taxi. Bikes would have also been a great way to get around, but we only did short rides while on a bike tour. All in all a great experience and we heartily recommend Abbeymoore!


Unforgettable stay, delicious breakfast and wonderful staff

5 on August 15, 2016

Angela Zhou, Gavin GUI and 6 years daughter Mango Gui had 2 nights stay at Abbeymoore. It is beautiful and warm b& b. My daughter loves it as well. Thank you Anne!


Wonderful stay!

5 on August 09, 2016

My wife and I stayed at Abbeymoore Manor for three nights in late July 2016. It was a wonderful stay! The hosts were great, very friendly, and helpful. The Inn was spotless and the room we stayed in (Master Bedroom) was great--nice king sized bed, unique furnishings, nice bathroom, and a great balcony overlooking the street. Breakfasts were delicious--something different and unique each day. The Inn is in a very nice neighborhood and we walked to the harbor area each day. We would definitely stay at Abbeymoore Manor again if we make it back to Victoria--hope we do!


Lovely, relaxing, friendly spot in Victoria.

4.0 on July 27, 2016

Our three-day stay was excellent in every respect, and I will recommend Abbeymoore Manor Bed and Breakfast Inn to friends.


Wonderful hosts + great location + fantastic breakfast

4.4 on July 23, 2016

My wife and I booked fairly a last minute trip to Victoria and were lucky enough to find a room at the Abbeymore. It's a lovely spot, in a cute residential neighborhood with beautiful homes, but a short walk (~2.5 km) from the harbor. We stayed in one of their garden-level suites, which were all that were available on such short notice. The room was very clean and comfortable, and would be perfect for a longer stay as it had a full kitchen. Next time, I'll try to book earlier and stay in one of the more traditional rooms upstairs. Our hosts, Anne & Ian, were lovely. Very warm and welcoming, gave us a lay of the land, very responsive to anything we needed. The breakfasts were delicious and substantial, in a sunny room at the front of the house. The front porch was probably my favorite part, a great place to just relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the amazing Vancouver island weather. Thank you!


Lives up to its incredible rating

5 on July 22, 2016

Oh yes, this is perfection in the hospitality industry. The owners know the meaning of customer service and they are there to please you in every way they can. This beautiful heritage building is well maintained in and out. It was dreamy to come back after a day’s outing and walk up the idyllic path, past the flowers, to our suite on the bottom floor. The well-stocked kitchen allowed us to make a quick meal and dine in the comfort of our cozy living room. Everything was so impeccably clean. And the breakfasts, on my, just divine! Plus chocolate chunk cookies to enjoy in the afternoon and a glass of port to end the day in the grand living room. On cooler evenings, one has the option to sit beside the fire, all set up and ready to go with a light of the match. No detail overlooked here. Located in a safe neighborhood, it is a 25 minute walk to downtown. Street parking is available in addition to the lot beside the house.


Our favorite B&B

5 on July 07, 2016

My wife and I had a wonderful stay in Victoria at Abbeymoore Manor. Anne and the whole staff was so welcoming, friendly and helpful during our quick stay--one of the staff helped us figure out the bus changes to get back and forth to Butchart Gardens. The whole feel of the Inn and our room was wonderful and we even had a heated bathroom floor (ok, now I want one in my house). The breakfast was great, without feeling we couldn't eat for another week. Abbeymoore has a bunch of open snacks and drinks which made us feel right at home. After staying at more than a dozen B&B's, mostly in the US, Abbeymoore is our favorite!!


Fantastic Service

4.6 on June 29, 2016

We stayed at the Abbeymoore B&B in June 2016. We spent 4 nights and we were not disappointed. The rooms were very clean, well kept and inviting. The breakfasts in the morning were outstanding. The location of the Abbeymoore was very convenient for visiting the many attractions in and around Victoria. Finally the staff were excellent and very helpful with everything. I would highly recommend the Abbeymoore Manor. Thank you for a wonderful mini vacation. - Kevin & Lori Holland


Very professionally operated in an extremely friendly way

5 on June 23, 2016

Not just a mom and pop operation which provided very friendly service without being intrusive.


Excellent!

5 on June 08, 2016

Stayed twice, once back in November 2015 and again this year for my birthday. The rooms and location are amazing, the service is outstanding, and the food is absolutely delicious. I'm not one to normally get up in time for breakfast, but I was always up a bit early to make sure I didn't miss out on whatever special the chef was cooking up that day. Can't say enough good things! -John


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Rooms & Rates

Lilac Room

The Lilac room's cozy comfort and clawfoot tub make it our 2nd most popular room. A queen bed and the biggest of all our bathrooms combined with a great rate is hard to beat. Adults only.

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

Master Bedroom

Relive days gone by in our largest and most popular room. The regal Master bedroom has an ornate king size bed, hardwood floor, antique sofa, and two reclining leather wingback chairs. The spacious ensuite features an extra large tub/shower. Enjoy access to the semi private outdoor upper deck complete with patio furniture and umbrella. Adults only.

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

Queen Garden Suite

Enjoy the charm, privacy and luxury of a self-contained garden suite in the Rockland Mansion district of Victoria. Our spacious one bedroom garden suites offer all the comforts of home whether you're here for a few days, a week or a month. Each Quee suite has a kitchen, full bathroom, sitting room, cable, flat screen TV, DVD player, direct phone line, private entrance, queen sized bed, down comforter, luxury linens, oak or tile floors with area rugs. New, very comfy queen hide-a-beds are available for extra guests. Book a B&B stay and enjoy daily housekeeping, a gourmet breakfast when you awake and all of our complimentary amenities or book a self catering/vacation rental type stay and do your own thing!

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Iris Room

Enjoy a beautiful bright corner room with Queen size 4 post bed, two comfortable armchairs, hardwood floor and area rug. The private ensuite has sink and toilet and there is a compact clawfoot tub/shower in one corner of the room with privacy screen. Relax in the sun on your semi-private upper outdoor deck. Adults Only.

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

King Garden Suite

Enjoy the charm, privacy and luxury of a self-contained garden suite in the Rockland Mansion district of Victoria. Our spacious one bedroom garden suites offer all the comforts of home whether you're here for a few days, a week or a month. Comfortable hideabed offered for 3rd person. 14+ Each King suite has a kitchen, full bathroom, sitting room, cable, flat screen TV, DVD player, direct phone line, private entrance, king sized bed, down comforter, luxury linens & tile floors with area rugs. New, very comfy queen hide-a-beds are available for extra guests. Book a B&B stay and enjoy daily housekeeping, a gourmet breakfast when you awake and all of our complimentary amenities or book a self catering/vacation rental type stay and do your own thing!

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

Primrose Room

A spacious room with a king size bed, a full modern bathroom, a cozy sitting area for reading, hardwood floors & an area rug. The king bed can be converted to two extra long twins.

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

Rose Room

The Rose room is one of our largest and most beautiful rooms featuring a king size bed, a spacious sitting area with very comfortable sofa and armchair, a remote controlled gas fireplace and hardwood floors with area rug. The private ensuite bathroom has a luxurious limestone shower with european fixtures including a fabulous ultra soft rainhead. Adults only.

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

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Location

Location Type

City

Airport

Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ) 25 miles

Directions to property:

Enter Victoria on Hwy 1 (Douglas) or Hwy17 (Blanshard) drive downtown, turn left onto FORT, Turn right onto COOK, turn left onto ROCKLAND. We are 1470 - pull into parking lot. Welcome!

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, whale watching, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4-6pm(flexible)
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Other guests must not be bothered by smoke
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Garden Suites are Pet Friendly
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: some rooms/dates require a minimum stay. See our website for details
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Cancellations: Abbeymoore Manor is a small B&B with a limited number of rooms . Due to our small size and the fact that we do not overbook like large hotels cancellations and changes made to arrival and departure dates affect us significantly. Please read and understand our cancellation policy: •All cancellations are subject to a $25 administration charge per room. •Reservations of 1 - 3 room nights have a 14 day cancellation period with a 1 night administration charge per room. •Reservations of 4 - 6 room nights have a 14 day cancellation period with a 50% administration charge per room. •Reservations of 7 days or longer have a 30 day cancellation period with a 50% administration charge per room. •All cancellations within 7 days of your anticipated arrival will be charged the full amount of your stay. •Multiple room bookings may require a 50% per room deposit. We suggest you contact your travel agent for trip cancellation insurance in the event of unforeseen changes in your plans. We do not charge for cancelled rooms that we are able to fill.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Anne, Ian & Michelle

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8-10am
  • Serving Location: Front Porch, Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Celiac/Gluten Free


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