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Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast

1058 Holmesdale Street, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 4Y7, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 16 Duncan B&B and Inns
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Holmesdale is a charming B&B while Cassandra is a very warm and attentive hostess. She was very helpful during our stay and her breakfast was delicious. I thoroughly recommend staying here if you are staying in Duncan

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at Holmesdale. The house was built in the 1880's and has been lovingly restored and maintained. Period furniture enhances the ambience. Cassandra is an attentive but not intrusive host. She is also a wonderful cook and a good adviser on local sights. There is much to see in the district and it is worth spending more... More

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed overnight and Cassandra was very accommodating with my later arrival and early departure, serving a divine breakfast before I left for my work commitments. My room was very clean and although the house is tucked away, you are really only a few minutes drive to the city centre.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I'm writing this review on behalf of my parents who recently spent 6 nights at Holmesdale House, which they used as a base to explore Vancouver Island. Cassandra was a wonderful host and a fantastic cook. Much thought had clearly been given to the sensitive decoration and furnishing of the house, in keeping with its age. Their room and the... More

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Richmond British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

At the end of our week-long exploration of the Cowichan Valley in mid-August 2013 we needed a B&B right in Duncan so that we would have only a short drive to the Saturday Market to snag the freshest goods. Our research indicated that Holmesdale House seemed to be the right choice based on its location close to downtown but well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This historic home is well appointed with all mod cons in heritage style e.g claw foot baths, old world taps and fittings, and tasteful bedding and furnishings. Cassandra does a fabulous breakfast and caters to all requirements including gluten free. The ensuite rooms have a lounge area to share with frig and microwave and books, DVDs to borrow. Additionally, the... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

After just one night we felt completely at home and didn't want to leave. We loved the design of the upstairs, which has a beautiful foyer to relax in. The breakfast was exceptional,and the owners are really genuinely nice people. The house has all the charm that comes with age, but none of the annoyances. (The floors aren't creaky, the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Caretakers great and very friendly. Breakfast super: frittata plus. Quiet and comfortable sleep. Off season. Claw tub nice! The price was reasonably valued but seemed more applicable to busy season. Cold and dark of season it was slightly overpriced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stayed one night as we passed through Duncan. Steeped in history the B&B is in one of the oldest homes in Duncan. Thats not to say the Facilites are old, rather the history is visible throughout, however, the guest comfort is just great. The bed was especially comfortable and the bathroom was fully functional, the claw foot tub showing... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Our stay at Holmesdale House truly exceeded expectations for a short getaway. Located far enough from main roads to provide a quiet setting, yet close enough to downtown Duncan that shops and restaurants were within walking distance. The house is very charming and wonderfully decorated, and it is clear that our hosts paid attention to minor details that add to... More

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Address: 1058 Holmesdale Street, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 4Y7, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Duncan
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Located in Duncan BC, the Holmesdale House is a Victorian residence build by Rev. David Holmes in 1881, but fully upgraded modern luxuries! Nestled in the Cowican Valley, the Holmesdale House provides an excellent launching pad to see vineyards, totem poles, lakes and sea side, walk the Canada trail, try some golf and much much more. Close to Queen Margaret's Private school, and the Cowichan Hospital, the Holmesdale House offers a charming luxurious accommodation whether visiting loved ones or enjoying the abundant recreational opportunities. ... more   less 
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