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Dashwood Manor Seaside Bed & Breakfast

One Cook Street , Victoria, BC V8V 3W6 Canada (Show map)

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Best ocean views in Victoria! Stay at Victoria’s only seaside Inn offering bed & breakfast. Walking distance to downtown. Eleven sparkling ocean view guest rooms, most with fireplaces and double Jacuzzis. Located beside Beacon Hill Park, five blocks from the friendly Cook Street Village and within easy walking distance to Downtown Victoria’s Inner Harbour and main attractions. Enjoy the charm and quiet pace of a character neighbourhood, great beach access, oceanside pathways and a fabulous, historic park steps from the door. Complimentary off-street parking - Please use Dallas Road Entrance.

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Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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outstanding service, food, and location

4.0 on June 18, 2015

My granddaughter and I were traveling together on the occasion of her 21st birthday. Our four night stay at Dashwood Manor came toward the end of our two week trip and we thoroughly enjoyed Victoria, Vancouver Island, and this B&B seaside inn thanks to the exceptional service provided by our hosts. The room (Camelot) was a good size for the two of us and overlooks the bay and the Cascade mountain range in the distance. The wifi worked very well. We made good use of the refrigerator. We never even turned on the tv, but can attest to the comfort of the sofa and chairs nearby. Camelot is in the third floor attic, so some may be put off by the stairs or low hanging roof lines. We were not as climbing the stairs added to our daily exercise. Daily exercise is a good thing after the ample and beautifully prepared breakfast served here. Although removed from downtown, Dashwood Manor is within walking distance of several restaurants for lunch and dinner and shopping areas. We walked all over Victoria and one day measured more than nine miles. That was excessive, but so worth it to walk along the seaside, through an historic cemetery, up the hill to the Lieutenant Governor's home and gardens, further up the hill to Craigdarroch Castle, and back to the inn for a rest before walking up the street to dinner. Another lovely walk is along the David Foster harbor pathway, an extension of the national park trail, that takes one along the fascinating Victoria coast. Our hosts arranged tickets to gardens we wished to visit, a carriage ride, and dinner reservations. They provided annotated maps. They highly recommended the nearby Beacon Hill Park and we concur with all their recommendations. All of the green buttons in this review should read "outstanding" but no matter how many times I clicked, the site would accept only "exceeded my expectations."


Brilliant location, so easy to get into Victoria

4.8 on June 11, 2015

I was glad to have found this place !!! My husband and I stayed her for 4 nights. This is a great B&B. The rooms are clean, spacious and well equippede. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast is fantastic .Highly recommended !!!!


Victoria Vacation

4.6 on June 04, 2015

Just a totally wonderful vacation. David and staff gave us great suggestions for things to do and places to eat while in Victoria. Had a great view of the ships coming in and the kite festival. Even saw a submarine.


Nice stay

4.6 on May 25, 2015

David was a very good host who pays attention to details. Breakfast choices were delicious. Location is relaxing.


Fantastic stay at Dashwood Manor B&B

4.2 on May 18, 2015

Our 3 night stay at Dashwood Manor B&B last week was absolutely fantastic. The B&B is a classic historical landmark, well appointed and maintained. The views from our room of the ocean, directly across the street, were amazing. Most of all, the attention to detail, service and hospitality from David and Michael was truly a memorable experience. I highly recommend Dashwood Manor and will definitely return.


Highly Recommended

4.8 on May 06, 2015

I loved everything about this B&B. The 2 most important areas exceeded my expectations: quality bed linens and clean bathroom. The bed was so comfortable, I found it difficult to get out in the morning. My room (Somerset) had a private balcony with a view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Olympic Mountains in the distance. Plenty of windows allowed great light throughout the room and the large bathroom. Breakfast service was impeccable. Finally, the location of the Dashwood meant that I had to walk through Beacon Hill Park to get into the downtown/Inner Harbour area. This was a lovely walk, with fountains, peacocks, flowers, grassy meadows, trees, and even deer. It made sure that I got lots of exercise each day, which is a good thing. A taxi from downtown to Dashwood Manor was under $10.00 Canadian, if you prefer not to walk. Great B&B, and I will return, and recommend to friends and family.


Great place to stay!

4.0 on April 23, 2015

3 couples in wedding party stayed 2-3 nights. An excellent experience all around.


Outstanding

4.8 on April 22, 2015

Michael and David are the perfect hosts. The property is unique and has a wonderful ocean view. The atmosphere is welcoming and calming. I appreciated having detailed restaurant suggestions in the information book that is in the room.


Excellent!

5 on April 21, 2015

The house is taken care of so well it is like stepping back in time. Innkeepers were very friendly and made us feel right at home.


Great place to stay in Victoria

3.8 on April 17, 2015

The hosts are very welcoming and the location is great. Just a 10 -15 minute walk from the downtown area, Dashwood Manor sits on the very edge of western Canada on the strait of Juan de Fuca. The breakfast room is light and airy, and the breakfasts are delicious and presented with flair.Our room was spacious and well suppled.


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Rooms & Rates

Picadilly

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Chelsea

1 King Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Oxford Grand

1 Queen Bed & 1 Twin Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Windsor Oak

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Cambridge

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Kensington

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Park Lane

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Fairfield

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Camelot

1 King Bed & 1 Double Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Tudor

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Dorset

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Somerset

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Devonshire

Ground Level 1 Bedroom Apartment

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Oceanfront, Vista oceano, Waterview

Airport

Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ) 20 miles

Directions to property:

Located on the corner of Cook Street and Dallas Road, facing the ocean and Olympic Mountain Range in the background. Twenty minute walk to Downtown Victoria through Beacon Hill Park. Thirty minutes from Victoria International Airport. Shuttle available.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Butchart Gardens, Whale Watching, Sea Kayaking, Museums, Art galleries, Historic walking tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, DVD Player, Parking, Telephone , Full Complimentary breakfast, Free on site parking, Gardens, Hosts offer concierge services, All rooms have ocean views

Room amenities

Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Whale Watching, Hiking trails or beaches, Culinary experiences, Kayaking, Historic Walking Tours, Wine Tastings, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4pm to 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: First nights stay Room + tax
  • Cancellations: 72 hours prior to check-in. Cancellation fee $30.00

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Michael & David

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

None

About the innkeepers

We are thrilled to be entering our 3rd year at Dashwood Manor. Prior to Dashwood Manor we owned & operated Perth Manor Boutique Hotel in Perth, Ontario.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8:00am to 10:00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Please advise ahead., Gluten Free Products


Details

One Cook Street , Victoria, BC V8V 3W6 Canada (Show map)

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