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Across the Harbour Bed and Breakfast

485 Head Street, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 5S1, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 110 Victoria B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A warm welcome awaited us from Sue who not only gave us the guided tour of the accommodation but was a fountain of knowledge for things to do, places to eat and even made bookings for us. Her recomendations proved very accurate. Breakfast is at a set time and is a set menu but was imaginative and extremely filling (you... More

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Fira, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent only two nights in Victoria at this wonderful place and wish we had stayed longer. The inn is a beautiful place literally across the harbor from the heart of Victoria, a few paces from a water taxi or a very pleasant 40 min walk along the water. Zen and Sue were attentive to every detail, great sources of... More

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West Linn, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sue and Zen set a very high bar for service. Sue reached out in advance to check on any needs or preferences, and as a result of mentioning my wife's lactose intolerance, not only breakfasts were customized for her, but lactaid was provided for mochas. I was dragon boat racing and had to leave too early for a couple breakfasts,... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two nights at Across the Harbour at the end of our trip to Canada, following Vancouver and Tofino. Sue had sent us excellent directions for our drive, and met us on arrival with a detailed orientation, that really helped us make the most of our two days. Our room, the Blue Heron suite, was large, quiet and very... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our two nights stay with Sue and Zen was memorable for the wonderful hospitality they extended to us and our fellow guests and for the quite remarkable breakfasts Sue prepared. The quality and presentation of Sue's breakfasts would leave many an upmarket hotel in the shadows and without any doubt she goes that extra mile to ensure her guests have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Across the Harbour is the perfect place to stay in Victoria - lovely and peaceful being a little out of the centre but only a short (and beautiful) walk along the waterside from the inner harbour. Sue and Zen made me feel very welcome and even picked me up and dropped my luggage back at the bus depot, which enabled... More

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights, and have only great things to say about the hospitality of Sue & Zen at Across the Harbor Bed and Breakfast in Victoria, BC. Sue and Zen both made us feel at home very quickly, and their recommendations for places to dine and things to see were spot on! Sue's scrumptous breakfasts were even better!... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were LUCKY to spend two nights in Victoria and our trip was greatly enhanced by our stay at the Across the Harbour Bed and Breakfast. The knowledge of both Sue and Zen and the recommendations they provided were spot on. In addition, the morning breakfast was superb and fresh. From morning creme brulee, french toast and eggs benedict casserole... More

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Washington, United States
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Sue and Zen are loving hosts. This B & B is very conveniently located - about a block from the harbour. We enjoyed using the water taxi to the downtown area. Our room was delightful - cheerful view of the garden area plus a very comfortable bed. Sue is an artist with food presentation!!! Both were extremely helpful with directions... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was my first B&B experience and it was delightful. Sue and Zen were wonderful in providing info of their own personal favorite restaurants, which we found were exceptional, as well as driving tips. We had a most comfortable room right off of the breakfast room which was like a personal retreat at night. So relaxing and Sue and Zen... More

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Address: 485 Head Street, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 5S1, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Welcome to our contemporary west coast home overlooking Victoria's outer harbour on the quiet side of Victoria. Relax in your private guest room with 3 of our 4 rooms offering king size beds, jetted tubs and fireplaces. Each of our tastefully appointed rooms offers TV/DVD player, complimentary wireless internet and ensuite bathroom. Enjoy artfully prepared breakfast in our harbour-view breakfast room. Browse our complimentary DVD library and enjoy popcorn, bottled water, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and apple cider anytime. From our door, stroll the picturesque ocean walkway to town or in-season, hop a water taxi and experience the Inner Harbour by boat. Complimentary on-site parking is provided. Sea kayaking rentals are right next door and scenic bicycle trails are nearby. ... more   less 
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