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Prancing Horse Retreat

573 Ebadora Lane | P.O. Box 11, Malahat, British Columbia V0R 2L0, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 5 Malahat B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I booked a luxury room with an amazing view to treat Mom on her 92nd birthday. Everything about the visit was perfect -- lovely furnishings, especially the big, comfy canopy bed. We found wine chilling in the fridge, and fruit and freshly baked cookies. Elaine picked fresh flowers for Mom -- roses and lilacs and lily of the valley. Then... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Very relaxing. We were welcomed with peanut butter cookies and later fresh pretzels. Morning breakfast was wonderful and delivered to our room. Very welcoming staff. We needed a break and required some pampering and that is what was provided. It was our first experience at a B&B - we will certainly return. Thanks again.(also for the fresh eggs)

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Courtenay, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Elaine and Allen, the owners and operators, have created a luxury retreat that is a must for those looking for a romantic, relaxing carefree night or weekend away. The view is absolutely stunning from the opulent rooms. W e stayed in the largest room with a huge tub in the bay window looking out over a private deck and out... More

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New City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Beautiful views, great hosts and great breakfasts. The location is great for hiking and restaurants. The owners can't do enough to make you feel at home -- but special!!! there is plenty of parking and it's easy to find.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

we stayed at the prancing hotel and were welcomed by elaine. she is kind, caring, warm and an AMAZING cook!!!!! we had 2 sublime breakfasts with home made muffins, fritatta, blueberry hot cakes, fresh fruit cups. we also had fresh fruit and home made cookies in the room PLUS a complimentary wine bottle. we will definitely come back!!!!!!

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Prancing Horse Retreat for 2 nights whilst travelling through Vancouver Island - I only wish we could have stayed for longer. It was a truly superb place to stay. We were blown away by the views, which we enjoyed from the balcony outside our spacious room. Every little detail was thought of, and the breakfasts were fantastic.... More

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in July and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This B+B is located about 35 minutes north of Victoria. We chose to stay here while our son was rowing in a regatta on Elk Lake. A car is a necessity in this area. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The sumptous... More

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

My husband and I booked a week at the Prancing Horse. It was our first trip out west and we couldn't have pick a better place to experience it from. The resort had a very relaxing feel to it. The view of the water and mountains was surreal. Elaine's breakfasts were amazing. The room we stayed in was very comfortable.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

If Prancing Horse was a trailer park and still had that view....I'd give it 5 stars. The fact is, Prancing Horse is an impeccable B&B with comfortable B's and delicious B's. The owners are delightfully helpful and pleasant ...but, unlike other B&B owners, give you space to enjoy one of the most beautiful views in North America.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

My wife and I went for 3 nights, upon our arrival, we were greeted with a very friendly smile - Elaine waited for us (we got there shortly after 17:00 on a Tuesday). Elaine escorted us to our room, which was beautiful, with small chocolates on the pillows, a fresh plate of fruits, a bottle of white wine and my... More

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Address: 573 Ebadora Lane | P.O. Box 11, Malahat, British Columbia V0R 2L0, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Malahat
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