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Prancing Horse Retreat

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3.5 of 5
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573 Ebadora Lane | P.O. Box 11, Malahat, British Columbia V0R 2L0, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 4 Malahat B&B and Inns
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Austin,Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pictures can be deceiving but not here. A 180 degree view of the bay is viewed from the B&B. Alan and Elaine are splendid hosts who go out of their way to make sure you have a great stay. Clean ,comfortable, luxury accommodations with off street parking. Breakfast is served on the terrace weather permitting and is fabulous. Easy access... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had such a comfortable and relaxing time at this uniquely located B&B just 20 minutes north of Victoria with an amazing view overlooking the Finlayson Arm and stretching to the mountains. The property itself is picturesque with gnarled arbutus and rock-hugging firs providing a backdrop to the colourful gardens where a terraced rockery leads to multi-tiered decks hosting an... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is amazing. The hosts, Al and Elaine, were friendly and had great advice about the area. Breakfast was very good. It's close enough to Victoria, but far enough for peace of mind and quiet. The room we had was neat and clean. A great place for a get away with the wife.

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Oakley, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 5 nights at the Prancing Horse for our 25th wedding anniversary trip. Between the views, the Inn, the hospitality and the service we were so blessed beyond our expectations! We always enjoy Bed and Breakfast, but, this one rates the Best Ever in all ways! Al and Elaine are amazing hosts and we were made... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and 2 friends and I stayed with Al and Elaine in this amazing B&B for 3 nights during our trip to Canada I wish we could have stayed longer The rooms catered to our every need with even a bottle of wine in the fridge ! They were clean and very comfortable The breakfast served on the patio... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed for one night at the Prancing Horse Retreat and were blown away by the breathtaking room and views! You have to experience this place to understand what we mean. Don't think about it twice. We will return for sure!!! Breakfast was amazing! Fresh ingredients and great flavors. Service makes you feel right at home. Thank you for a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband and I stayed for four nights at the Prancing Horse. What a wonderful time we had. Our four poster bed was very comfortable and cozy and the view from our bedroom window was of mountains and water that went on forever. The property belonging to the Prancing Horse is extensive and down a lane, there is even a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Well, to be honest...I am not sure where to begin. It was my first time to stay in a bed & breakfast and I was truly astonished! It was my best experience as far as service is concerned! Al & Elaine were very hospitable, friendly, and personal! The room and view were breathtaking and very relaxing. The bed was also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Once again I return to the prancing horse retreat for my yearly visit!! Elaine and al! What can I say other then absolutely amazing!!! From the home made cookies, fresh fruit and the amazing breakfasts, the special wine on ice awaiting my arrival! And the farm!! What a lovely change for the prancing horse over these last few years! I... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed at Prancing Horse Retreat in October of 2014. Initially we were just trying to find a nice place to stay while on Vancouver Island for 3 nites. We had no idea what an awesome resort we had booked until we arrived. The views were breathtaking, our room was one of the best we have ever stayed in and... More 

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