Beacon Inn at Sidney

9724 Third Street , Sidney, BC V8L 3A2 Canada (Show map)
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Award winning 5-Star Inn (similar to a boutique hotel), centrally located in quaint Sidney by-the-Sea, close to Victoria and Butchart Gardens. Built in 2001 in a mock-heritage style, featuring 9 elegantly appointed guestrooms, each with queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, flat-screen TV, DVD Player, gas F/P (all but one room.), A/C and spa-inspired ensuite bathroom. All stays include many complimentary extras... including set-menu, full breakfast, afternoon sherry, common area coffee/tea/snack station, WiFi, parking and local phone calling. The Inn is walking distance to many unique shops, restaurants, coffee houses and the spectacular Sidney waterfront. You'll find plenty to see and do on the Saanich Peninsula... Whale watching, golfing, wine tours and tasting, hiking and/or biking on the many trails, sailing, fishing and scuba diving to name a few. Home to the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre Aquarium, BC Ferries (to Vancouver and Gulf Islands), WA State ferries (to Anacortes), numerous marinas and the Victoria International Airport.




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

A perfectly delightful treat!

5 on March 19, 2018

When we take a ferry trip to Sidney to shop and explore the cute town, we love to stay over one night at least at Beacon St Inn. It’s exceptionaly comfortable with sitting areas in the room, public spaces to relax in, snacks, evening sherry and wonderful breakfasts! It’s corfortable elegance and friendly staff always leave us wanting to come back! Treat yourself to a visit soon!

Always a lovely stay

5 on February 20, 2018

We travel to Sidney frequently and chose the Beacon Inn because of the friendly staff, clean comfortable rooms and delicious breakfasts

Beacon inn wonderful transition from work week to flying to California

5 on January 15, 2018

Stayed at inn because I had a 5:30 am flight great dinner recommendations extremely helpful staff they arranged my early early taxi comfy bed and wonderfulbathtub

Back twice and look forward to our third visit

5 on December 26, 2017

Both of our stays at the Beacon Inn have been wonderful. Staff is kind, attentive and efficient. Breakfast is a delight. The rooms are clean, tastefully decorated and the Inn is quiet and close to Main Street Sydney and the waterfront. We look forward to our next visit. Peter and Lynne

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Beacon Inn once again and for taking the time to review your stay. Your lovely comments about our property and our small, dedicated team are much appreciated! We will look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back the next time you are visiting Sidney! Warmest regards, Denise

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)

Well Worth The Stay

4.6 on December 18, 2017

We recently stayed one night and were very impressed with everything. The staff there did a few things for us that went above and beyond, and we were so grateful for this. The two ladies we dealt with were so kind and accommodating. We did not have the full breakfast in the morning, as we had to make the 9 a.m. ferry. This is the reason for the lower rating on the food. I have absolutely no doubt that the breakfast would have rated outstanding as well.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated! We will look forward to welcoming you back at a future date! Warmest regards, Denise

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)

Many Visits

5 on November 09, 2017

We've stayed here many times. The staff are great. Breakfasts beyond great. Beds are comfortable and bathrooms luxurious. Coffee, tea, and snacks (as well as sherry) are always available. Can't say enough.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the lovely review and for your continued patronage, it is most appreciated! We will look forward to seeing your familiar faces next time you visit Sidney! All the best Denise.

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)


5 on October 26, 2017

We stayed for two nights for a work trip. The Inn was very quaint and charming. The rooms were clean and a nice size with comfortable beds and a large tub soaker in the room. The gourmet breakfasts were incredibly delicious and filling! They leave out a tea service and snack (homemade dessert bars and fruit) for you every evening which was very much appreciated. I would recommend staying here and would do so again in a heart beat.

A wonderful stay in a wonderful town

4.8 on October 11, 2017

We could not have been more pleased with our stay. The check in was simple and efficient, the room was spotless and extremely comfortable and the breakfast was perfect. The town of Sidney was wonderful with great walks looking over the Strait, the most awesome sun rise and fun shops. Location for going to Butchart Gardens, Victoria and the ferry made everything stress free. A great couple of days. Look forward to going back there in a couple of years time

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and detailed review of your recent stay for the benefit of other travellers! We will look forward to seeing you again in a couple of years! Cheers, Denise

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)


5 on October 05, 2017

Thank you so much for hosting our stay at your B & B while we were in transit from our Gulf Island home to TO to visit our newest grand baby! The service was outstanding and we really enjoyed your establishment! We received the help we needed (without our asking) with our bags and found the room lovely. The bed was comfortable and the room quiet and inviting. Thank you so much for making the start of our vacation so delightful!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and for your kind comments regarding our team and our property. We hope to welcome you back at a future date!

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)

2 Nights in Sydney

5 on September 22, 2017

Very nice room bed and pillows were exceptional. very nice breakfast even packed us a breakfast to go because we had to leave early. Easy walk to pier and restaurants.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the kind review of your recent stay. We look forward to seeing you again on a future visit to Sidney-by-the-Sea!

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)

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Rooms & Rates

PREMIUM Category

Our four Premium category rooms each have a queen feather-bed, gas fireplace, comfortable sitting area, A/C, flat-screen cable TV and DVD Player. Private spa-like ensuite bathroom with either a jetted or soaker tub, separate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, plush bathrobes and fine bath products. Telephone and WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $CAD 159 - $CAD 189


This elegant and spacious 1-bedroom suite is beautifully furnished with four-poster queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, gas F/P, A/C, DVD Player and flat-screen cable TV, telephone and WiFi. The separate kitchenette has a fridge, microwave and coffee maker. The spa-inspired ensuite bathroom offers a 2-person soaker tub, separate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, bathrobes, slippers and fine bath products. This room can accommodate a 3rd person on a roll-away.

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

Nightly Rate: $CAD 219 - $CAD 259


Our two Superior category rooms offers a queen feather-bed (sofa-bed in Orcas room) comfortable sitting area, antique armoirs, gas F/P, A/C, CD player, flat-screen cable TV and DVD Player. Each room has a spa-inspired ensuite bathroom, one with a 2-person jetted tub, the other a 2-person soaker tub, both with separate glass enclosed showers, bathrobes, slippers, hair-dryer and fine bath products. Telephone with free local calling and WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $CAD 169 - $CAD 199


Our two Standard category rooms are both located on our 3rd floor. Each room has a queen feather-bed, comfortable sitting area, A/C, flat-screen cable TV, one room (Mayne Island) with F/P. Private spa-like ensuite bathrooms, with soaker tub for two, separate glass enclosed shower, hair-dryer, bathrobes and fine bath products. Telephone with free local calaling and WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $CAD 139 - $CAD 159

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Location Type

Port Sidney Marina, Van Isle Marina, Downtown, Island, Small town, Wine country


Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ) 2 miles

Directions to property:

The quaint seaside town of Sidney is centrally located near to the B.C. Ferry terminal (to Vancouver and Gulf Islands) and the WA State ferry terminal (to Anacortes and San Juan Islands) and close to Victoria International Airport. The Inn is situated just 2 blocks south of the main street (Beacon Ave.), turn onto Third Street (at StarBucks) heading south and we're in the second block, right hand side.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Waterfront Promenade, Marinas, Vast number of islands, Butchart Gardens, ALL Victoria attractions, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre (aquarium), Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Parking, VCR, Washer/dryer, Wired internet , Complimentary full breakfast, Complimentary coffee, tea and snack station, FREE Wi-Fi, Common area Guest Fridge, Complimentary afternoon sherry, FREE Off-Street Parking & FREE Local Calls

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Board Games available in Guest Lounge

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  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside in designated area
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Minimum of 12 years old
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Boarding nearby possible
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Cash
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Denise Peat

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

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  • Time Served: 8am and 9:15 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian Gluten-free, Vegan, Breakfast to go.

Signature Dish

B.I. Croc Madame (Stuffed French Toast)
Cinnamon raisin bread, stuffed with cream cheese and shaved black forest ham, then dipped in egg mixture and pan fried. Served with a light dusting of powdered sugar and maple syrup on the side.


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