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Birds of a Feather Bed and Breakfast Victoria

9.3 | Excellent
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22-minute drive from Victoria, free breakfast, oceanfront, rooms with kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • The hotel's beautiful scenery and proximity to restaurants was praised by many guests
  • Numerous reviewers enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was found to be varied and delicious by several lodgers
Cons
  • A couple of guests complained the staff were not on site when needed
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Dec 20, 2013
Overview
Overlooking the ocean and about a 6-minute drive from Colwood's town centre, Birds of a Feather Bed and Breakfast Victoria is suitable for guests who prefer bed and breakfast accommodations with extended kitchen amenities and a private entrance.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a private entrance, a kitchenette, a rooftop terrace, a seating area, a gas fireplace, binoculars, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and bathrobe for each guest. The hotel is not wheelchair accessible.

The hotel also offers free parking, a free breakfast, BBQ facilities, canoes, bicycles, kayaks and massage services. 

Westshore Town Centre is about a 10-minute drive away, while Victoria's city centre can be found 22 minutes away by car. Royal Roads University is a 7-minute drive from the hotel and Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a 35-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, rooms, breakfast and staff.

The hotel's location was praised by many reviewers, who described it as beautiful and peaceful, as well as close to the ocean, restaurants, Royal Roads University and Esquimalt Lagoon Bird Sanctuary. One patron noted, "I have to say that the beauty of Birds of a Feather first and foremost lies in its location- you absolutely cannot beat it. Whether you are into the outdoorsy athletic scene, a mere nature buff, or someone who is simply looking for a peaceful getaway, the B&B itself successfully accommodates a wide variety of personalities".

Many lodgers were impressed with their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, luxurious, well equipped and quiet, with comfortable beds and amazing ocean views.

The hotel's free breakfast was enjoyed by several reviewers, who found it hearty, tasty, varied and delicious. One traveller remarked, "The home cooked breakfast every morning were amazing! We never left the table without being full of sausages and eggs or blueberry pancakes".

Several guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as responsive, knowledgeable, helpful and welcoming. A couple of guests had complaints about the staff, however (see below).
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a couple of complaints that the staff were not on site when guests arrived or had a request. 
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #24 of 110 Victoria B&B and Inns with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 75 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 5 out of 5 with a 100% recommendation rate from 2 reviews.

Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 5 out of 5 from 2 reviews.

The author called the hotel on December 15, 2013 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
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Map Marker Birds of a Feather Bed and Breakfast Victoria
206 Portsmouth Drive, Colwood, BC