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Boathouse B&B and Vacation Rental

Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay....
5.0 of 5 stars
15 reviews
Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay....
Boathouse B&B and Vacation Rental
Aerial View
Your Nearest Neighbour
Darts, anyone?
Boathouse Stained Glass Window
The 'Great Room'
The 'Library'
The 'Galley'
Dine inside....
....or outside
Bathhouse Stained Glass Window
Bathhouse Interior
View from the 'Loo'
Kayakers entering Tod Inlet
Yachts at anchor
Tranquil Saanich Inlet
Calm waters for paddle-boarding....
....or kayaking
Butchart Garden's Tour Boat passing by
After a long day....
Harbour Seal on neighbour's dock....
....and her pup awaiting her return
Your Hosts Harvey and Jean
Sunset from verandah
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
If you are seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, let us invite you to this unique oceanfront cottage. For the past 27 years we have welcoming guests from around the world to the Boathouse. At the suggestion of some of our guests, we now offer a self-catering option which means no breakfast but coffee, tea, hot chocolate and milk are provided. However, if you would like a continental breakfast, we would be more than happy to oblige.

THE BOATHOUSE is a 450 sq.ft. cottage built on cement pilings right over the calm waters of Brentwood Bay. The Boathouse, as well as the adjacent Bathhouse, have been completely and tastefully reburbished but still retain the charm and old-style craftmanship of the original buildings. Both are warmed by electric heat. Daily service includes fresh towels and trash removal, plus twice-weekly light...
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About the owner, Harvey M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 91 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 1 property
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English first
Lethbridge, Alberta
Level Contributor
35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

The Boathouse is located in a reconverted Boat house accessible via a rather steep ~87 steps from the owners residence. The descent is worth every step. The small cottage immerses you in a cornucopia of wildlife (Eagles, seals, starfish, raccoons and schools of fish) and is within a short rowing distance to the Butchart gardens. Impeccably maintained, the owners provide... more

Susan F
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

No expensive hotel could offer the warmth and hospitality we experienced at the Boathouse B&B. Comfortable, cozy and charming with water lapping under the private porch. The alarm clock was a blue heron ensuring we could watch the morning boats leave the bay. The sunsets were long lasting and gorgeous. The days were spent in Victoria and Butchart Gardens. Two... more

Level Contributor
25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Returned for a second visit to the Boathouse. It's convenience to Butchart Gardens, waterfront location and gracious hosts drew us back - we had a memorable stay in 2011. It did not disappoint! The weather was a bit cool and wet at times, but the warmth of the Boathouse right on Brentwood Bay trumped the minor challenges of enjoying the... more

  • Alarm Clock
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
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