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Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast

1058 Holmesdale Street, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 4Y7, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 17 Duncan B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had three nights at Holmesdale House following a family wedding in August further North up the Island. Cassandra was very welcoming and suggested some lovely driving routes to beautiful places and interesting visits in the Cowichan area, which is a gorgeous place to explore and relax in. She is also a fantastic cook - the breakfasts really were gourmet.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for 2 nights in August. The room was comfy and big, the food was great and our host was helpful and sweet. It was in a good location - 15 minute drive from tons of wineries and Cowichan Bay. I'd recommend Averill Creek and Blue Grouse wineries. Also, take the time to go to Genoa Bay Cafe for... More

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Sechelt, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast is a quaint historic house tucked behind hedges and greenery providing the feel of being alone in the country while quite close to the great little shopping area of Duncan. Our rooms were spacious and comfortable. The owner Cassandra made us feel very much at home. Sitting on the deck in the shade was lovely.... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first ever B&B experience & we couldn't have had a better introduction! Holmesdale House was lovely. The historic home is quaint, quiet & very comfortable indeed. Breakfasts were creative & delicious -(coffee was fabulous!!!) and Cassendra provided a wealth of excellent historic and touristy info for us during our stay. Would definitely recommend Holmesdale House B&B!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holmesdale House B&B is the oldest house in Duncan, and is quiet charming. Our room was bright, cosy, and clean. My wife and I felt very comfortable there. The breakfast was plentiful, satisfying and healthy. Cassandra, was very helpful and accommodating. She helped us plan our itinerary around Duncan, pointing out places of interest and providing us with maps and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for accommodation on Vancouver Island check out this property by checking in to Holmesdale House. It is an old building with a fascinating history, very comfortable rooms and an excellent breakfast. More importantly Cassandra is a warm and welcoming host who made us feel very much at home. Unfortunately due to time restrictions we could stay... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 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 July 8, 2014

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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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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