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Ambraden Pond

971 Aros Road, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L4 , Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We enjoyed 2 nights at Ambraden Pond with our great hosts, Joan and Chris. It's a beautiful, quiet setting -- a retreat. Didn't take any of our "gadgets" and enjoyed a break from the world. My husband had wonderful swims in the pond and we both enjoyed good conversations with our hosts, over a glass of wine or as breakfast... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I stayed here for 1 night during a business trip to Cobble Hill. The location is perfect if you're looking for something tucked away but still close to great food around the bay. The B&B is beautiful, too. Very spacious and quiet surrounded by a lake that's perfect for swimming (I didn't swim, although I plan to on my next... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My second visit to Ambraden Pond was in June 2015 and was as wonderfull as my first visit 3 yrs ago. The home and the grounds are fabulous. It is a private, beautiful and very relaxing home/retreat. Joan and Chris do a marvellous job at hosting. Joan always serves a lovely breakfast. Highly recommended. Barb

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Joan and Chris are simply the best. it's very rare to walk into any place and feel right at home, and that is truly the case at Abraden Pond. I urge everyone to stay here. The property is magnificent, the rooms are well appointed, the common areas are stunning, the breakfast is extremely delicious, and Joan is a real gem... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Or first B&B experience and it was over the top beautiful! Joan, Chris and their puppy lulu are amazing hosts we felt right at home and welcomed. The pictures don't do their home any justice, this is a secret paradise exquisitely built and well kept! We will for sure be visiting again! Thank you both for such a positive and... More 

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Victoria BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Our group, which stayed at Ambraden Pond B&B for a weekend in November, included a mother and her two adult daughters. From the moment we stepped through the front door until the time we left two days later, we were absolutely impressed with everything about this hidden paradise in the Cowichan Valley. The property is tucked away, well off the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed in Cobble Hill for two nights and during our stay we loved staying at Ambradeen Pond, which is as beautiful and relaxing as its pictures. Our hosts were friendly and provided amazing food and great attention to detail. Our time there was the perfect mix of privacy and good company and excellent breakfast, we plan to stay there... More 

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Victoria, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I've never been a big fan of B&B type accommodations, but this gem in the heart of the Cowichan Valley has me rethinking that opinion in a big way. Lodgings aside, Ambraden Pond's location is so idyllic, so picturesque, it's hard to believe a place like this actually exists outside the realm of fairy tales and lucid dreamworlds. Our studio... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the pond for 2 nights for our wedding reception in August. Joan was hilarious and so accommodating. She didn't mind our friends and guests dropping in to help us with preparations, and offered us wine as we settled in. The guest house and suites are simply incredible, and you won't find anything more comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Joan is a wonderful host. The house is beatiful and the rooms are just excellent. Breakfast is fine and was served at a great spot with a view of the lake. the location is right in between Nanaimo en Victoria. Nice area.

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