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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 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
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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74 reviews 74 reviews
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
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3 helpful votes 3 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
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
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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Abbotsford, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I was looking for an inexpensive motel to stay at while I attended a workshop at Providence Farm therapeutic organic garden. The Wessex Inn was spotlessly clean, with very comfortable beds and situated right across the road from the ocean. This is very much a "motel". Bring your own blow dryer, as there was none in the room. I have... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Has stayed there recently for 3 nights. The inn is under new management and went through extensive renovation. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Had new mattress and new TV. Staffs were very friendly and attentive. It has the great view of the bay and quiet for comfortable stay. Can wait to come back for another stay.

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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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Wessex Inn Cowichan Bay, Vancouver Island

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