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Charming, Historic and Unique Accommodations in Greater Victoria

Posted on July 13, 2020

Greater Victoria is a historic and charming city filled with unique traditions and classic architecture that's become a cherished part of our identity. In Victoria, history lovers can meander through neighbourhoods admiring elegant heritage homes, century old manors and commanding castles. To connect more intimately with Victoria’s history and charm, check-in to one of these elegant bed and breakfasts, converted from heritage homes and manors around the city. 

 

Marketa’s Bed & Breakfast 

Just a short walk from downtown Victoria, Marketa’s Bed and Breakfast is a fixture in the charming neighbourhood of James Bay. Visit this 1912 Edwardian heritage home and relish in comfort as you experience one of Victoria’s best-kept secrets, firsthand. From four-poster beds to air-jetted tubs, freshly baked goods and gourmet breakfast, you’ll fall in love Marketa’s wholesome offerings.  

Marketa's Bed & Breakfast
Image by @marion.mjr

 

Dashwood Manor Seaside Bed & Breakfast 

Situated on the corner of Dallas Road and Cook Street, Dashwood Manor is just steps to the Salish Sea and a quick jaunt from Cook Street Village’s boutiques, shops and eateries. This beautiful and historic manor house has been a bed and breakfast since the 1980s with each of the 11 rooms offering an ocean view. The cozy elegance and breathtaking vista make it no surprise that Dashwood has been named one of the most romantic inns worldwide. 

Dashwood Manor B&B
Image via @dashwoodmanorbnb

 

Abbeymoore Manor 

Ideally located in the neighbourhood of Rockland, Abbeymoore Manor is just a short drive from downtown Victoria but ideally nestled amongst castles, gardens and tree-lined streets. Enjoy your gourmet breakfast on the patio surrounded by lush garden, soak in a clawfoot tub and relish in the tranquillity Abbeymoore offers. Stroll across the street to Government House to visit their gorgeous garden, a true hidden gem in Victoria.  

Image via Abbeymoore Manor

 

Farm Table Inn 

The Farm Table Inn is located in the scenic Cowichan Valley and offers a farm to table experience like no other. Indulge in organic, homegrown and homemade food, straight from the farm. Truly savour the experience as you unwind at this stunning property. Connect with the owners, Evelyn and George, whose passion for the region, fresh flavours and creating a great guest experience, shine through. 

Image via Farm Table Inn

 

Abigail’s Hotel 

Combining old-world charm with romantic luxury, Abigail’s is a boutique bed & breakfast hotel on the edge of downtown Victoria. Their three-course breakfast brings the bed and breakfast experience to the next level. This adult-only, Tudor style mansion offers splendour and charm to guests while delivering unsurpassed luxury. 

Abigail's Hotel
Image via @abigailshotel

 

Oak Bay Guest House 

Oak Bay Guest House is an authentic 1912 Victorian guest house in the heart of Oak Bay, just a short walk from the ocean and situated near Oak Bay Village’s boutiques and eateries. Unwind in the delightful gardens, visit one of the nearby beaches or parks, and relax in the quiet elegance of this property.

Image via Oak Bay Guest House

 

The Craigmyle 

The Craigmyle is tucked away in the historic neighbourhood of Rockland, just steps from the iconic Craigdarroch Castle. This bed and breakfast likes to call itself a BBKB – a bed, breakfast, kitchen and beyond! Their continental breakfast allows you to start your day at your leisure and their deluxe amenities will allow you to relax and recharge after a long day of exploring the city.  

Image via The Craigmyle 

 

Pendray Inn & Tea House 

Ideally located a short walk from downtown Victoria, experience this luxurious boutique hotel with a full B&B experience. This exemplary Victorian-era manor is elegantly accented by gardens, wandering pathways and lovely fountains. Indulge in the Victorian tradition of afternoon tea overlooking the Pendray’s property.  

Image by @mabookies

 

Beacon Inn at Sidney 

Relish in comfort in the heart of Sidney as you indulge in guestrooms equipped with all the luxuries of home, full breakfast each morning, afternoon sherry a snack station and more. Relax and unwind after exploring Sidney’s charming boutiques, eateries and coastline.  

Image via Beacon Inn at Sidney