Dashwood Manor Seaside Bed & Breakfast

1 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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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Nearly ideal B and B experience

5 on September 20, 2017

Outstanding place, people and experience.


Wonderful boutique hotel in a great location

3.6 on September 18, 2017

David and Michael truly know how to run a good boutique hotel and it's a real shame they can't continue with Dashwood. We were welcomed and felt at home from the moment we stepped in the door to the moment we left. The hotel has been kept in keeping with the era in which it was built (we sincerely hope this never changes as the heritage is vitally important) and yet the rooms are classy with all the necessary modernity required. We had the Dorset room with the balcony looking east and made full use of it when we could. Breakfasts were well prepared, freshly cooked and each room was given a specific time to arrive for breakfast - this is an excellent idea as it saves the customers waiting excessive times for their meals and keeps the pressure off the serving staff and kitchen. The guys also booked our whale watching tour ahead of our arrival for us so that we got a guaranteed booking slot. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk from downtown if you put a bit of pace on, for a more leisurely stroll I'd give 30 minutes. This gets you right into the harbour area where there is plenty of restaurants. However, just a 10 minute walk down Cook Street is also a hive of activity and shops and restaurants. The airport was a 40 minute drive on a busy Tuesday morning. A great hotel, with great hosts.


Lovely Canadian B&B w/water view

4.0 on September 17, 2017

We stayed in the Dorset room which had a lovely partial view of the Straight of Juan de Fuca and Port Angeles. Every morning and evening we were entertained with the joggers and dog walkers. There was a small balcony with a table and 2 chairs to sit and enjoy the lovely ocean breezes. The room was large and comfy with a small refrigerator and sink in suite. We enjoyed a sitting area and TV. The innkeepers provided a vast array of brochures and periodicals for dining and entertainment in Victoria. The bathroom was large with separate shower and tub. It had a nice dressing area for the ladies. The sink was small, but functional. Breakfast was adequate, but not abundant. The service was overall excellent and the innkeepers made every attempt to satisfy the guests. We both enjoyed our long weekend at the Dashwood B&B. It was a great spot to explore downtown Victoria, a short 15 minute drive away.


We loved staying here!

5 on September 12, 2017

It was great to be right by the water and the Beacon Hill Park. We had a wonderful view of the water from our balcony. Our bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was spacious and well-appointed. It was nice to meet David and breakfast was delicious. Our server was Asia who was lovely. We were celebrating our anniversary and we greatly appreciated the small bottle of champagne left for us in the room. Delicious cookies are at reception in the evening.


Anniversary trip

5 on September 03, 2017

Dashwood Manor is a lovely old home with a perfect seaside location. David and Michael made us feel so welcome with champagne in the refrigerator to celebrate our anniversary. Breakfast was delicious and presented and served beautifully. And the fresh baked cookies were an added bonus. We will return to Victoria and the Dashwood!


We loved Dashwood Manor...

4.8 on September 03, 2017

From the moment we opened our welcome envelope and stepped inside the front door, we knew we would love ¿¿ Dashwood Manor. But we found that everyday we fell more in love. The inviting suite, the thoughtful welcome note, the beautiful beach view balcony, the wonderful breakfast and stained glass dining room. The service was impeccable, their knowledge of the area and ideas for activities and dining suggestions kept us engaged and feeling so at home...we decided to call the Island our home too.


Dashwood. Loved it.

4.8 on August 24, 2017

David and Michael (the owners) are the key ingredient. They make you sooo welcome.


A 1 night stay over before we flew home.

4.4 on August 22, 2017

We arrived late, and our key and room information was made easily available. The room was exceptional, and the morning breakfast and service was outstanding. We hope to visit the Manor again. Larry Beale.


Magnificent dashwood

5 on August 18, 2017

Our stay at dashwood was amazing from the moment We arrived Till we left world class service And David was very helpful in giving us ideas of places To see. If your in victoria the dashwood is a must. Awesome, we will be back!


Seaside gem

3.6 on August 18, 2017

We had a wonderful 3 night stay at Dashwood Manor. The seaside location was amazing for early morning walks with miles of paved, well maintained city trails. Michael and David were helpful and thoughtful hosts. My husband is diabetic and cannot eat regular, high carb bread. They went out of their way to find a special low carb bread that he could eat. He said it was excellent and truly made his week. Our room was spacious and well appointed with ocean views. We will definitely return for another stay.


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Rooms & Rates

Chelsea

1 King Bed

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

Oxford Grand

1 Queen Bed & 1 twin bed

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

Windsor Oak

1 Queen Bed

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

Cambridge

1 Queen Bed

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

Kensington

1 Queen Bed

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

Park Lane

1 Queen Bed

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

Fairfield

1 Queen Bed

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

Camelot

1 King Bed & 1 Double Bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Tudor

1 Queen Bed

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

Dorset

1 Queen Bed

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

Somerset

1 Queen Bed

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

Devonshire Apt

Our 1 bedroom Devonshire Apartment is the perfect long term Vacation Rental. Very affordable in an excellent location! Please contact us directly for rates on monthly rentals. To avoid any disappointment, please note the apartment is located in the basement of the Manor with it's own private entrance. Included: A welcome breakfast for two in Dashwood Manor's Breakfast Room on your first morning. The Cook Street Village is a short 10 minute walk up the street with several groceries stores to pick up supplies for the remainder of your stay. Parking, WIFI, Flat Screen TV with cable, Fresh Linens Provided Weekly, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing Board. Access to the Manor's washer/dryer for personal laundry. Interim housekeeping and other B&B amenities are not included but can be arranged for a nominal fee.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Island, Mountains, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Waterview

Airport

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, Night life, Ocean, Butchart Gardens, Whale Watching, Sea Kayaking, Museums, Art galleries, Historic walking tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Mansion

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Copier, DVD Player, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Microwave, Parking, Telephone, Walk to mass transit, Washer/dryer , Full Complimentary breakfast, Free on site parking, Gardens, Hosts offer concierge services, All rooms have ocean views

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Whale Watching, Hiking trails or beaches, Culinary experiences, Kayaking, Historic Walking Tours, Wine Tastings, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4pm to 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: First nights stay Room + tax
  • Cancellations: 72 hours prior to check-in. Cancellation fee $30.00
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Michael & David

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

None

About the innkeepers

We are thrilled to be entering our 4th year at Dashwood Manor. Prior to Dashwood Manor we owned & operated Perth Manor Boutique Hotel in Perth, Ontario.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8:00am to 10:00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Please advise ahead., Gluten Free Products


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