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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The food was great as well as the service. I would recommend this restaurant. Very safe area and the food is reasonably priced. My friend I went there for happy hour and dinner. Also, the sun was sitting so it was nice sitting in the open bar area.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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82 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I happened on the website for The Boathouse some years ago and vowed to visit it one day. My dream came true in October when my husband and I spent five wonderful days at this truly magical place. The Boathouse sits on a quiet cove. The location coupled with the flowers around the cottage make it a perfect place to... More 

1 Thank HappyTexans76
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My husband and I have stayed here at least 5 times and loved every minute. It's a magical, romantic setting with a million-dollar view. The boathouse itself is charming in every way, immaculate, and cozy. The bed is very comfortable, and my insomniac husband always sleeps well here. The bathroom/shower is in a separate building some steps up from the... More 

1 Thank Heather W
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218 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I gave the Boathouse 5 stars as it was such a peaceful and beautiful place to stay. Sitting in the rocking chair on the verandah under a thick knitted throw just watching the ever-changing skies and water life is a real experience. Your own boat at the bottom of the jetty is fun and allowed us to row round to... More 

1 Thank shamwari
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The boathouse is very quaint. Nicely maintained and cozy. My favorite part was to open the door to the outside each morning and be greeted by the peaceful view, very little noise....and the boats moored in the bay. There is entertaining wildlife in the waters below you that is joyful to observe. While the bathouse is separate and a flight... More 

Thank Gmfur
Colorado Springs
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The boathouse is a great getaway destination that is perfectly tranquil and relaxing. What an amazing place and just a short drive from Victoria. Jean and Harvey are gracious hosts and treated us to a few surprises with fresh baked cookies, a bottle of sparkling wine wine and a sweet card congratulating my husband and I our recent marriage. We... More 

2 Thank Christy C
Greenville, South Carolina
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73 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

My husband and I spent our annual ten day vacation in the beautiful Brentwood Bay area of Victoria, BC at The Boathouse, owned and operated by Jean and Harvey Merritt. The Boathouse is just that, a renovated old boathouse right on the waters of gorgeous Brentwood Bay. The cozy, comfortable, immaculate little cottage is perfect far a couple seeking a... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

If Buckingham Palace had known of the Boathouse, the Cambridges might well have stayed there on their retreat from the public engagements.Quiet,tranquil,private,fit for a king(and a queen),the sea inlet as pool and a fitness centre , with a real rowing machine giving a seven minute session to the seaward entrance to Butchart. Our hosts were exemplary , with regal breakfasts,... More 

3 Thank johnnymp
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

Stayed here for 5 nights in early August and loved every minute of it. It truly is a unique, relaxing, five star accommodation. We were particularly impressed with the overall cleanliness of the place - absolutely spotless inside & out. The location overlooking the little inlet near Butchart Gardens was especially relaxing and makes the Boathouse a destination in its... More 

Thank Robert1969
Asheville, North Carolina
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16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2009

We came to the boathouse seeking recovery from the noise & stress of our daily lives. Our timing couldn’t have been worse, as constant construction was going on next door. Had we known in advance, we would have booked elsewhere. Owners Jean & Harvey convinced us to stay, by discounting the nightly rate and providing surprise anniversary goodies. Alas, when... More 

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Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: 746 Sea Dr. | Brentwood Bay, Victoria, British Columbia VM8 1B1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range: $148 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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