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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed September 23, 2013

Staying with Joan was a very pleasant experience, so much so that we changed our plans to stay longer. Excellent rooms and decor and the hostess was the icing on the cake. Will be planning a trip back just for a little escape from our Saskatchewan winter in very near future. Close to down town and easy to navigate around...

1Thank Allan P
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Joan is a wonderful hostess, a great cook, and a lot of fun. This is my favourite place to stay in Victoria. Joan's mansion ( called " The Priory" ) is in the historical Rockland neighborhood a few steps away from Government House, the Governor General's official residence. If you are at all interested in local history, or just want...

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Lakeside, California
Reviewed July 25, 2013

My wife and I recently travelled to Vancouver Island and had the good fortune to book a room at Joan Brown's Bed and Breakfast in Victoria. The house was magnificent, the rates reasonable, the room was clean and comfortable, the breakfast plentiful and delicious. But visiting with Joan was our highlight! This delightful woman regaled us with stories for hours....

1Thank Mike H
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed June 19, 2013

Joan Brown's B&B is a real treat . With its appealing location near downtown Victoria , its exquisite furnishings, warm hospitality and breakfast fit for a king .. you get your moneys worth ! A great way to treat somebody special !

Thank Vel T
Port Moody, Canada
Reviewed December 18, 2012

We had the pleasure of staying at Joan’s this past October. It is a grand home beautifully decorated and full of charm. The rooms are comfortable and the food and atmosphere is superb. The experience made us feel like we were truly getting away. The B&B is located near Government House and within walking distance of downtown. Joan is a...

1Thank CandC172
Reviewed October 10, 2012

The most fun ever in a B and B! Joan is as much a treasure as her magnificent Edwardian home. The perfect location, in a beautiful neighbourhood close to downtown filled with gorgeous old stately homes. Quiet, clean, super comfy bed. I had a room fit for a princess. She made the weekend truly memorable. I can't wait to return...

2Thank tracy623
Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is an amazing gem of a place to stay. Joan is a friendly, hospitable hostess who serves delicious full course breakfasts. Great value in a wonderful location for walking, visiting tourist attractions and getting downtown. This heritage home is full of antiques and fresh flowers and wonderful architecture, including a lovely sitting room off the dining room with beautiful...

1Thank gardenflo
Reviewed September 10, 2011

Visiting Joan Brown's is like coming back home. A warm and elegant bed and breakfast that makes "old fashion" a virtue. Not only is the b&b in a wonderful old mansion in a quiet residential neighborhood but Joan Brown is a mixture of your favorite aunt and your best friend. Whenever we hear of someone visiting Victoria we insist they...

3Thank HareWashington
Reviewed July 27, 2011

We've stayed at Joan Browns B and B every summer for 20 years. We love the rest, food and how well we are taken care of in an elegant home near gardens and the city. The fresh marine air and think, quite timbers of this old house makes sleep a joy. Then there is breakfast to look forward to. The...

2Thank garjog
Reviewed March 22, 2010

I stay at Joan's B&B whenever I come to Victoria to visit family. It is hands down the most welcoming, enjoyable, tasteful and delicious place I've ever stayed. The lovely decor, grand bedrooms, and plethora of antiques make you feel like you're living in high style. And the breakfasts... don't get me started about the breakfasts. They have to be...

1Thank siegfriedpalindrome
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Additional Information about Joan Brown's Bed and Breakfast

Address: 729 Pemberton Rd, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 3R3, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Rockland
Price Range: $67 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Its a very quiet street.”
nicholask981, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. Must specify private bathroom or not. many options to choose from.”
alloveraustralia, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“I have stayed in 4 of the rooms. Each has something special to offer. There is no pool but I can't figure out how to erase the rating.”
a1worldtraveller, May 7, 2014 | Read review
“Call and personally speak with Joan to ensure the best room available. She will treat you well.”
  • The Master Suite: Huge and Well Appointed
542mikeh, Jul 25, 2013 | Read review
“each room is unique and you might have your pick if you book early.”
velt_13, Jun 19, 2013 | Read review
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