This property is situated in the James Bay Village area of downtown Victoria. This B&B is a restored 1912 Edwardian foursquare house and is well suited for guests who prefer historic accommodations. This property was designated by the City of Victoria as a Heritage Building.
This property is 100% smoke-free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV and a dresser and/or closet for storing personal items. Rooms are furnished with either one king bed or one queen bed. All rooms have their own bathrooms and the Eleanor Suite features an en suite bathroom and a private balcony.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted. Other on-site amenities include luggage storage.
A free breakfast is served daily at 9 am. The breakfast selection includes a fresh fruit parfait, a main course, a protein source, baked goods or homemade hashbrowns, juice, tea and coffee.
Downtown attractions including The Empress Room (tea room and restaurant), the Pacific Undersea Gardens, and the British Columbia Legislature Buildings are about a 10-minute walk away. The Craigdarroch Castle is 9 minutes away by car, while the Uptown Shopping Centre is a 12-minute drive away. The Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is 33 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on March 1, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily at 9 am. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and free parking is available on site.
Many guests described enjoyable stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis, and many reviewers indicated that they were likely to return to this B&B.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and one reviewer thought that her room was spotless. Some reviewers also found their rooms to be quiet and tastefully decorated. A couple of guests specifically mentioned that the provided linens were of high quality. Several reviewers thought that the property in generally was comfortable and inviting.
The hosts were frequently complimented for their helpful, friendly and accommodating service. One reviewer said that the hosts "went above and beyond my expectations", while another guest appreciated that the hosts were "never intrusive". One guest was pleasantly surprised that the hosts accommodated his request for an early breakfast service because he was participating in a marathon.
The food at the free breakfast was frequently praised by guests and compliments included: "well prepared and presented beautifully" and "delicious".
Many guests enjoyed the historic and residential location of the hotel. Reviewers also mentioned that the property was within walking distance of museums and downtown attractions.
Expedia.ca gave this B&B an average score of 4.5 out of 5, with 100% of 2 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this property #14 out of 113 B&B and Inns in Victoria, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 50 reviews.
The author called the B&B on March 1, 2013 to verify some information.