Beacon Inn at Sidney

9724 Third Street , Sidney, BC V8L 3A2 Canada (Show map)
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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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Overall
4.5

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

Perfect choice

4.6 on May 18, 2018

Breakfasts were delicious, room was lovely - nice furnishings and every detail considered. Tea / coffee readily available downstairs and usually a cookie or cake too! Easy walk into town and to the waterfront.


Exceptional B&B Experience

5 on April 16, 2018

Atmosphere and rooms are exceptional. Attention to detail but with the comforts of home. Simply the best place to stay and unwind in Sidney and surrounding area. Great for both leisure and business.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for reviewing your recent stay for the benefit of other travelers! We hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back at a future date. Warm regards, Denise & The Beacon Inn Team.

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)


What a great stay!

5 on April 11, 2018

We only stayed one evening but next time will stay longer. Great service, very nice clean rooms and a wonderful breakfast. Really enjoyed the complementary glass of sherry prior to heading out for supper.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for sharing your positive feedback on your recent stay! We will look forward to seeing you again when you are perhaps able to stay a little longer! Kind regards, Denise

- Denise Peat (innkeeper)


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!

Innkeeper Response
We appreciate the lovely review and it is always a pleasure to see familiar faces! We will look forward to your next visit! Warm regards, Denise.

- Denise Peat, Innkeeper (innkeeper)


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)


Wonderful

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.


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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

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

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

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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.


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