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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 4 Malahat B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
kween_bee3 Victoria, Canada
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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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow I am sitting outside our incredible room on the deck currently overlooking the inlet. What an amazing experience at prancing horse retreat. Everything was perfect from the chilled wine, the jacuzzi, to our delicious gourmet breakfast. The bed covered in Rose petals. No detail was missed. This night will be in our memories forever thank you so much prancing... More

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McQueeney, Texas
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cannot say enough good things about our stay at this lovely B&B in Malahat. We were greeted with fresh baked cookies, a chilled bottle of champagne, and beautiful red roses. The home itself was fabulous. Crisp bed lines and super soft bath robes and towels. Huge tub with a view as well as a separate shower. The breakfast each morning... More

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at prancing horse (third stay) was outstanding (as always). Elaine is an amazing cook and we had the best banana pancakes ever!!!!! but not only that, she made us feel at home and when she saw how overwhelmed I was with all my son's end of school laundry, she offered to take care of it and store it... More

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Santa Cruz
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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