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Dashwood Manor Seaside Bed & Breakfast

One Cook Street , Victoria, BC V8V 3W6 Canada (Show map)
97 Reviews
CAD 109 - CAD 269
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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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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.7

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Nostalgic Return

5 on February 26, 2015

My wife and I returned to Dashwood 18 years after our first visit (our honeymoon). We were immediately brought back to all the great memories we still have of that first stay, and we have some great new ones to add as well. David was fantastic in providing us with tons of local ideas for food, sight-seeing, and relaxation. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfasts that Micheal prepared, and are especially grateful for the hospitality and privacy we experienced during our stay. We were treated to a free upgrade without having to ask and my wife and I both felt that we received more than our money's worth. Thank you so much for improving upon our past honeymoon experience!

Comfortable, Quiet, and Delicious

4.8 on February 25, 2015

My stay was perfect from the late night check-in packet, to the gorgeous breakfast and ideal setting. Just right!

Great B&B!

5 on February 23, 2015

We stayed here for only 1 night but wished it had been longer. Everything was fantastic! The hosts were friendly and always willing to chat, the location can't be beat as we walked through the lovely beacon park to downtown, and the room was fabulous. We were on the 3rd floor and enjoyed our private balcony, with a view of the ocean and mountains and the large bathtub. Great value. We will be back again!

Wonderful stay

5 on February 22, 2015

Wonderful location, wonderful rooms, wonderful views, wonderful people. Will definitely return.

The Dining in the morning is what turned our review to a more positive experience

4.0 on February 20, 2015

The view was spectacular but the down fall was the busy street the house was located on. We found the room to be very noisy and we needed ear plugs. The room was also uncomfortbly warm and we could not control the heat We were going to leave early in the morning but when we woke up to the view we decided to have coffee in our room and wait for the dining room to open. The meal exceeded our expectations, the bright beautiful dining area and the ocean view was spectacular. We were very glad we waited for this experience. So...turn the heat down at night¿¿

Innkeeper Response
Hello, Thank you for your review. We apologise for the increase in temperature. We discovered after check-out that our boiler had a small leak & was overcompensating for the loss of pressure. It has been repaired & the Manor is now maintaining a comfortable temperature.

Excellent stay!

4.0 on February 20, 2015

We loved Dashwood Manor and would definitely stay there again. It was everything we could want in a stay: wonderful food, the room was clean and charming, and our hosts were friendly and helpful. Our room was very reasonably priced and we loved that the water was just across the street.

Amazing place to stay, will be back everytime were in vic!

5 on January 29, 2015

Excellent all the way around, will enjoy trying a new room next time! The windsor oak was amazing!

Fantastic B&B

5 on January 09, 2015

awesome location, beautiful breakfast, great hosts, free parking and they throw in a room! Beautiful old mansion.

1st and Best B&B for us!

5 on January 05, 2015

I was looking for a place to spend 5 days in Victoria in December with my wife, just the two of us and a good get away from hectic life. I came across Dashwood Manor, liked the reviews, called them and made the decision to book at their place. I had the pick of rooms and settled on the Cambridge room on the 2nd floor. This room overlooked the ocean, was spacious and extremely comfortable. David and Michael were fantastic hosts. They helped me with things to do, suggested restaurants which did not let us down and were amazing with the breakfasts. We can't say enough about them except that we will not hesitate to stay again in the future. As it was just between seasons and just before people were coming to stay for Christmas we had the place virtually to ourselves. I picked the exact right week. It is not far from downtown and was in a very quiet area for the evenings. I highly recommend booking at Dashwood. You will not regret it.

Christmas day in Victoria

4.0 on December 29, 2014

Fantastic location across the road from the sea, comfortable beds, great breakfast. Thanks for making our Christmas morning so comfortable.

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Rooms & Rates


  • Maximum Capacity: 2


1 King Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Oxford Grand

1 Queen Bed & 1 Twin Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Windsor Oak

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3


1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3


1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3

Park Lane

1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3


1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


1 King Bed & 1 Double Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 4


1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


1 Queen Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type

City, Downtown, Oceanfront, Vista oceano


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, Ocean, Butchart Gardens, Whale Watching, Sea Kayaking, Museums, Art galleries, Historic walking tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, 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, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Whale Watching, Hiking trails or beaches, Culinary experiences, Kayaking, Historic Walking Tours, Wine Tastings, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4 - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Please view our availability calendar & booking engine .dashwoodmanor
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: 72 hours prior to check-in



Michael Dwyer and David Marshall

Languages spoken


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

Special meal options

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


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

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