Beacon Inn at Sidney

9724 Third Street , Sidney, BC V8L 3A2 Canada (Show map)

About

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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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Excellent!!

5 on September 03, 2018

Our first time here, and it was a great experience. Very professional friendly staff, made us feel welcome. I am gluten free, and I can say that the chef has breakfast down to a science! Thank you!


Greatly enjoyed our stay in Sidney

5 on September 03, 2018

The Beacon Inn was great. Wonderful breakfast, Very close to very good restaurants, a block a way from the sea. The host were great.


Beautiful Inn in Lovely Sidney by the Sea

5 on September 02, 2018

We were so fortunate to be able to book with the Beacon Inn rather last minute, they must have and a cancellation, good luck for us. We had a flight change and had to leave at 6am so didn't get to enjoy the Inn as much as we would have liked to. As we would miss breakfast our Hostess packed us a bagged breakfast of muffin and fruit which was very kind. Our room was upgraded with no extra charge to the suite which is very large and lovely. Will go back next time we visit the area.


Two Day Getaway

5 on September 01, 2018

We were greeted upon arrival by a very welcoming staff who escorted us to our room and explained all the amenities. She also provided suggestions for dining in Sydney. The room was immaculate and very comfortably decorated. Our breakfast both mornings was delicious. We will definitely return to the Beacon Inn at Sydney.


Lovely, friendly B&B

5 on August 31, 2018

We stayed at Beacon Inn in early August. The staff were excellent, the breakfast was great too. Good position. The person that designed this modern Edwardian guest house did an incredible job with meticulous attention to detail--charming!


Beautiful and convenient lodging

4.8 on August 29, 2018

We stayed at the Beacon Inn for a full week and enjoyed it thoroughly. The bed was very comfy and the staff were exceedingly friendly - especially Syd. Only reason for not five stars across the board was two days we had housekeeping glitcheqs where we got back and room hadn’t been cleaned Obviously this does not happen often and apologies were profuse. We would stay again in a heartbeat. So conveniently close to the ocean, restaurants, pubs, and stores. And the breakfasts were delicious and well prepared. Would definitely recommend this B&B!!


Superb

5 on August 28, 2018

So comfortable and clean, with a great breakfast included. Would definitely stay there for a 3rd time.


Wonderful B&B - great location

5 on August 27, 2018

Had a delightful stay at this B&B - great hospitality, delicious and different breakfast each morning, well appointed and quiet room, within easy walking distance of downtown Sidney. Would definitely stay here again.


Excellent!!

5 on August 25, 2018

Wonderful experience, great breakfast(s), and very clean. We highly recommend and would stay here again!! Thank you!


Delightful

4.6 on August 22, 2018

The receptionist was warm and helpful. The room was perfect as this B&B had exactly what we were looking for: a quiet, quaint, kid free opportunity to relax and enjoy an evening of peace. Breakfast was just right as well! Thank you so much! We are sure to visit again!


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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

SUPERIOR Category

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

STANDARD Category

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

1-BEDROOM SUITE

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

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Location

Location Type

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

Airport

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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Policies

  • 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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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Denise Peat

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • 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.


Recipes

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