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2.0 of 5 Inn   |   1846 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N2, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 7 Cowichan Bay B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at the Wessex Inn for a few nights on business. While the motel is located in a beautiful part of Cowichan Bay, I would say that the place is not appropriate for those travelling on business. I stayed in a standard queen room, with an amazing view. However the place is located right on a busy road, so... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this room 9 months in advance for a wedding in Cowichan Bay, had my printed email confirmation with me and upon arrival they had no record of our booking and it wasn't just us but at least 5 others as well, probably more. They were fully booked but managed to find us a room which probably was for... More

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Victoria
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17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this room for our Anniversary because the website said all rooms have unobstructed views of the bay. That was perhaps true a year ago before the construction of the new Condo next door started. If you are fortunate enough to get one of the rooms in the front on the road the views would be alright. We asked... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Cowichan Bay is a lovely, picturesque harbour not far from Duncan. The Wessex Inn is situated on the main road into the bay and set back across from the sea. All the rooms over look the sea; Our room as self-contained - queen size bed with ensuite; kitchen area with fridge, hob and crockery etc. We bought in our own... More

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Sydney, Australia
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32 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We were just looking for a quiet nice place to stay, and we found it here. While nothing flash, it was clean, quiet and pleasant. There no eating facilities on site, but as others have stated, many good cafes and restaurants near by. We originally were only going to stay one night, but stayed two. The seaside ambience was lovely.... More

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Surrey, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Try to get there before it's dark.. near Cowichan Mall.. Lots restaurants to go near by... Great view by the see bay... Most importantly, it's very clean. Our family had a great stay overnight... It's very quiet and the beds are so comfy... we stayed up late.. ^^

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Stayed for an overnighter! Great view and walking distance to Cowichan Bay downtown. Our room was very basic, clean. Front desk staff was very friendly. Wouldn't stay again, but if you just want a place to sleep and up and gone, it would do!

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

very lay back quiet motel situated a short distance from downtown. Roomy clean and comfortable. We had a wonderful ocean view and in the morning could walk to restaurant for breakfast and see the seals in the ocean.

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Parksville, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

If you are looking for a basic, clean hotel this one is great. The view is worth every dime! And it is within walking distance of some great restaurants. The rooms are basic but clean. The staff is helpful but make no mistake this hotel is basic digs.

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Daejeon, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Room was clean and calm with fair price. Very beautiful scenary was bonus. I stayed for a week with my wife and enjoyed the island a lot. Strongly recommend.

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Address: 1846 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N2, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cowichan Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Wessex Inn 2*
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