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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a lovely time staying at the Holmesdale House B and B. Our hostess was very helpful with travelling advice and she made the most delicious breakfasts. Our room and bathroom was comfy and very clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This B&B was a great choice for us. It is a vintage home with thoughtful updates, situated a short drive from the downtown. Parking was fine. Neighborhood safe and residential. Our room was comfortable and squeaky-clean. The bed was just right. There was a window AC, welcome on hot nights. The owner is friendly but not obtrusive and had excellent... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at the Holmesdale House was everything we could want: immaculately clean room and bathroom, comfortable bed, lots of hot water, and a first-rate breakfast! The hostess was attentive, but didn't hover, and she made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay pleasant. My husband and I are early risers, and I appreciated being able to... More 

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for taking the time and effort to write a review. We really appreciate it. I'm veryn glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The B&B, in a historic building with well-kept flower, fruit, and vegetable garden, is beautiful inside and out. It is very comfortable, quiet, and private. The location is convenient to amenities, to town, and via the nearby Trans Canada Hwy to other points of interest on the island. Breakfast is varied and excellent, based on plenty of local and even... More 

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. It is so very helpful to everyone. I appreciate your mentioning the stairs because we always try to make our guests aware that this is an historical house and can't be modified for handicapped accessibility. The occasional guests who use a booking service instead of connecting with us directly have missed this very important... More 

Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My husband and I were fortunate enough to stay in this beautifully renovated historic home in Duncan, unfortunately for only one night. Our spacious room was beautifully decorated and Cassandra, our friendly hostess had thought of everything to make a guest feel at home. As well as the usual robes and slippers, Cassandra had included exercise equipment for our use,... More 

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I am really glad that you found the light exercise equipment helpful. More 

Roermond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Sadly we just stayed here for one night. Spacious, clean and comfortable host. The owner is very welcoming and has lots of good suggestions for things to do in the area. Would definately recommend staying here if you're travelling to this part of Vancouver Island!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

First we were met by the hostess of the establishment. While showing us our room, she explained the historical significance of the house, within the community. Our sleep was very comfortable, choosing the room with the king sized bed. Breakfast consisted of a starter of fruit and yogurt, with a main course of french toast, along with fresh home made... More 

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks folks. It was a real pleasure serving you. Hope we see you again sometime. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Very hospitable host, she told us about the sights to see. Was very helpful. Clean and comfortable. They had everything that one would need for a comfortable stay. AC in the room was a plus, seeing it was a hot day.

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

"Cowichan" (as in Cowichan Valley/ Duncan) actually means "Warmland". So, we feel that offering quests individual choices about Air Conditioning is the way to go. thanks for mentioning it! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stayed for four nights and found that this was the best place of our trip. Hospitable host, comfortable home, good breakfast and convivial stay. Will book this b&b again next time we are in the country

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. You were a pleasure to serve. See you next time! More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

An enjoyable, comfortable, clean, relaxed, and low-key place to stay on a quiet dead-end street within walking distance of downtown Duncan. We will go there again the next time we are in Duncan. Also a nice option for anyone visiting Glenora Farm. New WiFi system works well. Cassandra was friendly and helpful, giving useful tips about things to see and... More 

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Holmesdale, Owner at Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that your stay with us enhanced your trip to the area and your research about the Glenora Farm Community. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are up this way. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Duncan BC, the Holmesdale House is a Victorian residence build by Rev. David Holmes in 1881, but fully upgraded modern luxuries! Nestled in the Cowican Valley, the Holmesdale House provides an excellent launching pad to see vineyards, totem poles, lakes and sea side, walk the Canada trail, try some golf and much much more. Close to Queen Margaret's Private school, and the Cowichan Hospital, the Holmesdale House offers a charming luxurious accommodation whether visiting loved ones or enjoying the abundant recreational opportunities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmesdale House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1058 Holmesdale St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 4Y7, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Duncan
Price Range: $115 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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