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Maple Ridge, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

An unexpected 2 night stay when we had motorcycle problems. Don, the manager was : Fantastic. Accomodating. Friendly. Concerned. Let us have our bike towed to his lot and work on it there. The location is almost waterfront, and all rooms have some view of the bay. It's an easy easy walk into the fun little town of Cowichan Bay.... More 

Thank darlenew1919
Smithers, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Family suite with kitchen. No microwave in kitchen, fridge malfunctioning (lack of freezer compartment was made up by everything being frozen in the morning). Tiny bathroom, faucet leaking. Would I go back there? No.

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JoosukLee, General Manager at Wessex Inn, responded to this review

Sorry for the inconveniences. If you ask microwave, it will be supplied immediately. The freezer switch was set to maximum(9), so it was very cold, it should be adjusted proper stage(3-4), freezer was in good working condition. Faucet works fine. Wessex Inn crew try to do their best to make customer comfortable, please visit next time, you will not be... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This Inn is situated in front of a park alongside the seafront, very near several pubs/restaurants. The rooms were clean, comfortable and good value for the money. The location is fabulous with the small town pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance. We had planned to stay only one night but ended up spending two.

Thank rcm682
Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Most has been said in previous reviews though I would like to emphasise asking for a top room with a view. The view is simply superb + you can get a breeze as it was quite warm during our visit. The rooms are fine as a 3.5 standard motel. Some re-investment is needed but we enjoyed the stay all the... More 

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Weyburn, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

From the outside this place looks gorgeous and all the rooms have a little balcony with views of the water. Inside the place was dated although it seemed work was being done. The floors looked new, but everything else was very dated. Some rooms must be for permanent guests and the one with a door open looked pretty scary inside.... More 

Thank blkWeyburn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Was planning on Victoria but when searching this little hotel showed up in quaint little Cowichan Bay, a quick change of plans and we were off. From check in to departure it was a good experience, much more affordable than anywhere in Victoria, warm friendly reception then the room was spotless and as promised we had a little deck we... More 

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Mandi, India
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Wessex Inn has a super location just across from the waterfront and just beyond Cowichan Bay's business district. Every room has a water view, or you can step across the road to Hecate Park, a thin strip park along the waterfront, with benches and picnic tables where you can relax and enjoy the view of the Cowican estuary and the... More 

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Saturna Island, Canada
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

A good place to stay if visiting Cowichan Bay. The room had a kitchenette, was clean and the bed comfortable. The location is perfect as you are just across the street from the village of Cowichan Bay.

Thank Saturnanana
Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this motel for one night during our Roadtrip through Washington and British Columbia. To start with the positive things: + good room rates + good location with a nice view from our room across the bay + the room was clean but seemed a bit old/ not very modern + comfortable bed + very friendly host (owner?)... More 

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Comox, Canada
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

We have stayed here a few times and the first few time it was a quick night sleep and we where gone but this time we needed to stay for 3 nights and the other hotel / resort it like 5 star and 4 times the price so out of our budget , so being there 3. Night we wanted... More 

Thank Leoval13
ProudOwner, Manager at Wessex Inn, responded to this review

Please accept our apology for your complaints. We have looked after the repairs. We hope you will come & stay with us again. More comfortable stay will welcome you. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Wessex Inn

Address: 1846 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N2, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cowichan Bay
Price Range: $66 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wessex Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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