Humboldt House Bed & Breakfast

867 Humboldt Street , Victoria, BC V8V 2Z6 Canada (Show map)

About

The Humboldt House is Victoria's most romantic and private B&B located in the heart of Victoria offering views of neighboring St. Anne's Academy and its historic apple orchard. Five of our beautiful themed guest rooms have a large Jacuzzi tub and each have wood-burning fireplaces, allowing you to relax by firelight in your private Jacuzzi. Complimentary champagne & chocolate truffles await your arrival, and a gourmet champagne breakfast of your choice is delivered to the privacy of your room each morning.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Quiet and private

3.8 on May 27, 2016

Our stay was exactly as described, no complaints. What I found lacking was interaction with staff and other guests. I missed it! ...but if you love your privacy, this is the place!


Quaint Bed and Breakfast

5 on May 26, 2016

Linda and Roderick Begg stayed at Humboldt House for a 20th Wedding Anniversary .We loved the experience . We would highly recommend it to all our family and friends


New Years in Victoria

4.8 on January 07, 2016

The Humboldt House was convenient to everything my husband and I wanted to do during our stay. We stayed in the Floral Room and it was everything a bed & breakfast should have and more -- breakfast delivered to your room at the time you specify! We had a wonderful stay and expect to be back.


Victoria

4.6 on December 05, 2015

Stayed one night, room was very comfortable


Fabulous place. amazing breakfast

4.6 on October 28, 2015

Breakfast, gourmet I might add served right to your bedroom at the time you request.


September Stay

5 on October 01, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Humboldt House, particularly the breakfast, spa bath and complementary wine and truffles. David was a very gracious host and kindly let our friend park in the guest parking area while she showed us around Victoria.The B&B was within a comfortable walking distance from the bus terminal and the Clipper Ferry Wharf.


Stay in Humbolt House 3 days in last week of September

5 on September 29, 2015

Very good location in Victoria, delightful Victorian Style, very clean, very much worth the price


excellent stay

4.8 on September 18, 2015

We were very impressed with this b&b and the location is perfect for exploring Victoria. We would go back in a heart beat!


Just Plain Outstanding!

5 on September 03, 2015

We have stayed in B&B all around the country [USA] and this is certainly in the top 2-3. Everything was outstanding - location, amenities, room and furnishings, food and hospitality. Will certainly stay here on next visit to Victoria. Other words that come to mind are: romantic, private, peaceful.


Fantastic stay in this beautiful B&B

4.8 on August 10, 2015

We had an amazing stay at Humboldt House on the first night of our honeymoon trip through Vancouver Island. The room was exactly as described and very clean and comfortable. The jacuzzi tub was a great way to end a day of exploring Victoria. The breakfast in the morning surpassed expectations being delivered to us in a picnic basket. The coffee was fresh and hot and we were impressed by both our crepes and eggs benny - everything was delicious! The location cannot be beat and I would recommend to anyone and everyone.


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Rooms & Rates

Edward's Room

A taste of colonial India...The Edwardian room features a double Jacuzzi bath, wood-burning fireplace, queen-size four postern bed, and private bathroom.

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

Oriental Room

Top floor suite featuring a hand-carved king-size bed, black Jacuzzi tub for two, wood-burning fireplace, and private bathroom in an exotic oriental setting.

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

Gazebo Room

Our largest top floor suite featuring a vaulted ceiling, queen-size canopied bed, wood-burning fireplace, and double Jacuzzi tub in a garden setting.

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

Mikado Room

Beautifully lit, Japanese motif surround you in this tranquil setting with double Jacuzzi, wood-burning fireplace, queen-size bed, and private bathroom

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

Celebration Room

Our grandest and most romantic suite ...Victorian elegance,a white lace Queen-size canopied bed, crystal chandelier, marble fireplace, private bathroom, and stunning decor. The double Jacuzzi bath sits elevated next to a corner window.

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

Floral Suite

Two-bedroom ground floor suite, with wood-burning fireplace, queen-size canopied bed, twin bed, roll-away bed, and off-suite bathroom with stand-up shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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Location

Location Type

City, Downtown

Airport

Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ) 20 miles

Directions to property:

Nestled just outside the downtown core, on a quiet, historic, tree-lined street; Humboldt House is walking distance to all of Victoria¿s splendid dining and attractions....two blocks to the Empress, and Inner Harbour, and one block from beautiful Beacon Hill Park.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Ocean, Butchard Gardens, Wax Museum, Diving, Marathon, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Telephone, VCR, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade

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Policies

  • Check In:: 1pm-8pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: One night's room rate plus taxes is charged at the time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation Policy: 7 days. $15.00 /room booked will be charged for cancellation or changes to your reservation at any time. If cancellation is made LESS THAN 7 DAYS prior to arrival, the full one night deposit is withheld. Guests checking out before the last day of their reservation will be charged and can only be credited or refunded subject to Humboldt House rebooking the room.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

David & Vlasta Booth

Languages spoken

Czech, English, French, German

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00-9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Guest room

Special meal options

Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Eggs Benedict
Farm fresh poached eggs & honey ham w/ hollandaise sauce on a toated English muffin.