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Ambraden Pond

971 Aros Road, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L4 , Canada
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Richmond British Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

During a previous, too-short vacation in the Cowichan Valley we had dropped by Ambraden Pond to look at the property and the guest rooms. We were staying elsewhere at the time, but when the entrance road opened onto an extraordinary vista punctuated by a large, reed-fringed pond, we knew that this well-designed environment and elegant house needed our deeper attention.... More

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Palo Alto, California
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Ambraden Pond, run by absolutely delightful proprietors Joan and Chris Kolk, is the quintessential bed and breakfast. Everything about Ambraden Pond is perfect. First, Joan and Chris are wonderful hosts and will become good friends before you leave if you engage with them! They have a beautiful modern home with a separate living, dining, social, and bedroom area for their... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We had a lovely three night stay at Ambraden Pond. Joan and Chris were the most gracious hosts, welcoming us after the long drive in with a lovely glass of wine. They were quick with recommendations and were happy to help us make plans. The rooms were large, clean, and quiet, with windows overlooking the pond. Breakfasts were phenomenal. We... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Joan and Chris are the perfect hosts, in their beautiful home. Joan is a fabulous cook. Our room overlooked the beautiful pond, nestled in the forest. We walked to the ocean, down hill past farms and flower gardens. Our room was huge and perfectly decorated. We did not want to leave, and will return for sure. This home far exceeded... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This B & B is more like a boutique hotel. Nestled on a large, peaceful, private, property in the middle of an area with great little wineries it is an ideal get-away spot for locals and destination for those from afar. Hosts Joan and Chris (along with their Irish water dog Lulu) will make you feel very welcome and comfortable... More

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Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We recently spent two nights at Ambraden Pond in celebration of our 25th wedding anniversary. Our stay exceeded our high expectations so much so that it was hard to leave! Joan and Chris are kind and welcoming, the breakfast both mornings was ample and delicious and the home was beautiful, warm and inviting. We wouldn't hesitate to stay at Ambraden... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Joan and Chris ( and Lulu the dog) were great hosts during our two day stay at Ambraden Pond. The location is beautiful and their very tastefully appointed home provided roomy, private accommodation for their b and b guests. We will be back. John and Diana

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Spending two nights at Ambraden Bed & Breakfast was a rejuvenating experience, wanting to be extended. It is a well hidden jewel in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, surrounded by lush forest and reflected in its own mirror-like pond. Ambraden B & B provides contemporary, uncluttered accommodations, with scrumptious breakfasts. Joan and Chris Kolk provide a welcoming, informal atmosphere, setting the... More

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Richmond, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Judy C This is a first time that I stayed at a B&B. Joan & Chris were excellent hosts. Breakfast was awesome and the room is comfortable and very clean. The home theatre in the basement is great as well but I would recommend enjoy the outdoor and birds viewing. I would strongly recommend this pleasant and relaxing B&B to... More

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our night at Joan & Chris' stunning home. A beautiful location, so comfortable and stunning inside and out. Joan and Chris had many recommendations re touring the area. Breakfast was delicious. We hated to leave, and hope to return.

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Address: 971 Aros Road, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L4 , Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cobble Hill
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Cobble Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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