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Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at the Oak Bay Guest House while visiting family in Victoria. The Oak Bay neighbourhood is Victoria's prime residential area, quiet streets, big trees, manicured yards, safe & secure. It is convenient to downtown with the sights to see there. The Heritage home itself is true to it's roots in furnishings and decor but...

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Sooke, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2014

We stayed at the Oak Bay Guesthouse over Christmas so we could be close to family gatherings a short walk away. We stayed in the Oriental Room - roomy, with separate sunroom with small fridge. The bed was really comfortable, and just outside our door was a cozy sitting room with inviting gas fireplace. The house is authentically preserved and...

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1Thank sheila w
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This lovely, traditional inn is located in a beautiful residential neighbourhood offering tranquility and an authentic Victoria experience. We stayed in the Regency room which was charming and comfortable. The bathrooms have traditional claw-foot baths and shower with curtains. Yes, you can find more modern amenities in other hotels, but then you would be missing the entire point of visiting...

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ottawa
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

The Oak Bay Guest house is a great place to stay. With eleven rooms, parking, a garden and two sitting rooms for use by guests ,it is the sort of place one is happy to spend some time - not just sleep and set out again as soon as possible. Breakfast is ample and home made . The rooms are...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Thank you so much for the lovely place to stay. Breakfast was amazing everyday. Who doesn't like being sent on their way with fresh muffins after breakfast? From the clawfoot tub in my room to the amazing woodwork this gorgeous period cottage is a must stay! I will definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We just got back from spending 3 nights and 4 days bicycle touring around the Victoria area. We used the Oak Bay Guest House as our base. Really nice folks that run the house and our rooms were comfortable and clean. We liked being a bit out of the downtown area and especially enjoyed cycling past the many beautiful estates...

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Thedford, Ontario
Reviewed 3 August 2014

If you enjoy century old homes - this is the one for you, but it was not "our cup of tea". Many stairs to negotiate outside and inside for the elderly. Egli (sp) was a gracious hostess - providing information regarding places to eat and offering tea or a cold drink during the evening. They provided muffins to go for...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2014

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Oak Bay Guest House as we were out in BC for a family funeral. The 'experience' was absolutely wonderful. We were concerned over some dietary needs for my wife and they were more than amazing with how they accommodated us. The entire time left us wishing we had more time to...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I stayed here as an alternative to staying in a dorm room at UVIC. Not a hard choice is it really? Delightful property, with a great hostess and her staff. The breakfast's were a delight, with some excellent choices. Nice touch: They give you a takeaway muffin for the day. Appreciate that they offer to tidy up the room as...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 July 2014

I was in Victoria for a week on business and am very glad that I stayed here instead of an impersonal hotel. The hostess and her staff couldn't do enough to make sure I was happy and comfortable. The ambience was great too. My room was absolutely charming but I also really enjoyed spending part of my evenings in the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the quiet, safe community of Oak Bay, where wealthy Victorians have been escaping the hustle and bustle of Victoria's Inner Harbour and the Empress Hotel for over a hundred years. Be only minutes (and a world) away from all the Victoria has to offer. This Victoria Bed and Breakfast, located in BC, Canada, is a gracious 1912 Victorian Home. The home was converted to the Newport Inn in 1922 and has been accommodating travelers to Victoria since then. There are 9 rooms and 2 suites, all with private bathrooms (10 of the bathrooms are en suite). Free breakfast. Sun lounge is perfect for an afternoon cup of tea or snack. A fireside lounge is cozy for an evening glass of wine. Oak Bay is a walkers paradise. Easy walking distance to Oak Bay Village, Oak Bay Beach Hotel, Oak Bay Marina, Victoria Golf Club, Royal Victoria Yacht Club, Willow Beach and almost countless parks. Close to University of Victoria and Camosun. Enjoy the tranquility of a traditional English home in the heart of Oak Bay Village, steps from the Salish Sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oak Bay Guest House

Address: 1052 Newport Ave, Oak Bay, British Columbia V8S 5E3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Oak Bay
Price Range: $134 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oak Bay Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Oak Bay Guest House Hotel Victoria
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