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Hummingbird Lodge Bed and Breakfast

1597 Starbuck Lane, Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X5, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My wife and I stayed for two nights in the Roufus room. This lodge is a real gem-there is beautiful art everywhere-it all feels so spacious and inviting. Janice and John are gracious and gentle hosts. The breakfasts are sumptuous, healthy and delicious. For us coming from our busy jobs, perhaps the greatest treat was the silence. You can sit... More 

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hummingbirdlodge, Owner at Hummingbird Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You are exactly the kind of guests we had in mind when we designed and built our lodge. Thank you so much for your sensory heightening descriptions of your time here. We enjoyed playing our part in ensuring you had a relaxing get a way. Have a great fall! Hope to see you again. Warmly, Janice and John More 

Langley City, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We spent 5 nights in the Rufous room- very spacious, big deck , and quiet. We had full access to the top floor of the lodge with another huge communal deck, lots of couches, kitchen and fridge. Decorated in gorgeous Inuit artwork and world art . Gracious hosts Janice and John. Excellent breakfasts with homemade cereals, jams, bread, garden fruit... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We stayed at the Hummingbird B&B last summer for one night and loved it so much that we came back for 4 days this July. It is located on a quiet road but close to walking paths that take you to beautiful beaches. Janice is an organic farmer and has a beautiful garden and orchids. Her breakfasts were very tasty!... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A writer friend and I recently stayed at the Hummingbird Lodge for a writers' retreat. There are three roomy private rooms on the top floor, each with ensuites, comfortable beds, and private decks and desks by big windows. Solid wifi. Delicious breakfasts are organic, with produce from the garden (gluten-free on request). We were surrounded by Inuit art, drawings, crafts... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Hummingbird Lodge is located off the beaten track on an island where there are no truly beaten tracks. If you approach the lodge around sunset, watch out for deer (and their fawns) for they are plentiful in the woods and clear spaces near the road. The lodge itself is spacious, bright, and very attractive, made entirely of wood from... More 

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hummingbirdlodge, Owner at Hummingbird Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Bill - John and I are so pleased to get such a great review. It's obvious from reading it that you really took in the lodge and enjoyed every minute of your visit. Just what we hope for for every guest that comes our way. Have a great summer! And thank you again for taking a little time out of... More 

Qualicum Beach, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Majestic, inspiring. This beautiful lodge nestled is away on Gabriola Island. If looking to get away from the hustle and bustle or the world of electronics, it is a get place to go unplugged. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The decor was of native and local artwork and was like walking through an art gallery. Our Hostess, Janice Raven... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We had a very comfortable two nights at the Hummingbird, getting a friendly welcome from the hosts and the breakfast was delicious. The property is large with many fruits and vegetables grown on site, even walnuts and hazelnuts. For bike riders: we were traveling by bike and the steep hill was a little tough to tackle when coming from the... More 

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hummingbirdlodge, Owner at Hummingbird Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy life to write a review. We enjoyed having you here and hope to see you again! Warmly, Janice and John More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights here in August, and we loved it. The large spacious balcony with a view of the sunset and the short walk to the beach were highlights, as was the delicious organic breakfast grown on the property.

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had a perfectly wonderful experience at the Hummingbird. Janice and John have created a very special environment: comfortable, spacious accommodations; beautiful setting; and yummy breakfasts. We felt cared for while at the same time afforded great privacy....and like other reviewers, we were very reluctant to leave!

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Staying at the Hummingbird was a real treat. The house has a beautiful design and is filled with local and Inuit art pieces. There is a fantastic lounge and more than adequate kitchen available to guests. Our room was very comfortable and the breakfasts were wonderful and filled with ingredients grown in the extensive vegetable and fruit garden. Highlights included... More 

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