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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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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Dashwood is a Dream!

4.4 on March 22, 2015

We just spent two wonderful days at the Dashwood Manor. Great view from the Somerset Room- of both the seawall and Beacon Hill Park. Full of character, ideal location, exceptionally warm and friendly management. Very tasty breakfast.

Cambridge Room has a spectacular view of the ocean

5 on March 19, 2015

We had a fabulous visit to Victoria and thoroughly enjoyed the Dashwood Manor Sea Side BandB. We received exceptional service from both David and Michael. Their breakfast menu offers an selection of delicious choices and the coffee taste great. Thank you for your hospitality. Cheers


5 on March 16, 2015

Michael and David were terrific and very helpful making arrangements and recommending restaurants. Rooms are very spacious and offer spectacular views. Love the location just across the street from the ocean. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Relaxing and Beautiful

5 on March 12, 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay here. The inn was clean and bright, and the breakfasts were delicious and filling. Our room was large and looked out over the water. We enjoyed strolling through the park on our way to explore the downtown area, and found a great little pub (for supper) and a market for snacks a few blocks up Cook St. We felt very welcomed, and the innkeepers gave us directions on how to catch the bus to Butchart Gardens. There is a great place to walk right beside the water, and we enjoyed being there with families and their dogs in the evening. We had a wonderful experience at the Dashwood Manor and highly recommend a stay here.

Great rooms, location and people

4.8 on March 11, 2015

The Dashwood is close enough to downtown to be an easy commute but far enough outside to be out of the chaos of all the traffic and crowds. We stayed in the Camelot room which is up two flights of stairs, but well worth it. The room is spacious and has a great view of the sunrises, sunsets, and the ocean. The staff/owners are very easy to deal with and extremely helpful with everything from providing information to making reservations. We will definitely stay here again when we return to Victoria.

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.

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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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