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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The pictures don't do this place justice. Rosemary is a gem! Room and bathroom was clean and comfortable, and the views are GORGEOUS! My advice if you stay there: bring earplugs because the seagulls wake up early and want you to, too!!!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed October 19, 2015

If you are driving a car, location is good and quiet, near the sea, only 5 minutes driving to Victoria. I didn't like the decoration at all. In our room, kind of "Moulin Rouge" decoration, I counted at least 35 red items (towels, napkins, curtains, tissues, furniture, etc. etc., all RED, a bit of a red nightmare. The whole house...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Arrived tired and stressed; left 4 days later feeling calm and happy. What a beautiful peaceful place. I had the distinct impression that is was important to the owner that our stay was perfect. I wasn't feeling very chatty and she seemed to pick up on this and back away. She was sincere in her efforts to stock the room...

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Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Rosemary is an incredible host, very welcoming and kind. We had issue with our booking made through booking.com and we should have stayed for two nights and at the end we only stayed one night. This issue was due to a misunderstanding and while booking.com did not provide assistance at all, Rosemary was on the other hand very comprehensive and...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was in transition in December of 2012 and stayed at Denniston By the Sea for three months, during that time I truly enjoyed breathtaking views of the ocean, clean and cozy private room which truly was my haven for those three months. Since then, because where I am living isn't condusive to guests, I have booked numerous friends there...

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Port Angeles, Washington
Reviewed May 24, 2011

Rosemary has outdone herself with a new concept of Bed and Bath.....instead of Bed And Breakfast.......Continental Breakfast in your room...........so it has become and elegant, quaint Bed, Bath and Bananna ..............with wonderful view, charm and culture.The Price makes the whole experience just right........Try it you'll like it."

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Port Angeles
Reviewed May 23, 2011

My weekend at Denniston's was very special. The atmosphere is so relaxing, the view is gorgeous, the host is so very, very friendly and the accomodations are clean, modern and stylish. The Safari room was beautifully appointed and cozy and comfortable. The rates are affordable and worth every cent. My new favorite place to stay in Victoria! I especially liked...

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Cambridge, England
Reviewed September 29, 2009

Denniston by the Sea was the last B&B of our tour of Alberts and BC, and what a finale! The view from the sitting/dining room across the water to the USA and Vancouver Island was matched the view from our bedrooms: just breathtaking. The decor of the public and private rooms was in style with the house, sitting at the...

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N. Hollywood, CA
Reviewed October 9, 2007

As the planner of our honeymoon, it was important I make the lodgings and meals as special as I knew how. And as a B&B veteran of many years, and a prior visitor to Victoria, I knew the town boasts of many fine such establishments. But Rosemary and her Denniston By The Sea set a new gold standard for me...

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Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Reviewed September 18, 2007

Perched on a rock cliff directly on the water. We stayed for 2 nights in the Safari Room overlooking the Straights of Juan de Fuca and a small harbour. Very well decorated and featured room with a great views from both windows. A large TV/DVD combination and a refridgerator well stocked with bottled water and soft drinks were a welcome...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 1900's English Tudor style waterfront home is located at the waters edge in a quiet cul de sac, minutes from downtown Victoria, BC. Across the water, Washington State's glacier-capped Olympic mountain Range offers breathtaking views! Former home of the world renowned concert pianist, Madame Gertrude Huntley Green, her friendly presence is still felt about. Come play a song on her piano! Private piano lesson available for an additional fee. Escape the busy city and come snuggle up with your loved one at this romantic, peaceful, quiet, and secluded hideout. Perfect for honeymooners or those looking for a weekend getaway. Each room has it's own private bathroom, small fridge, and microwave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rosemary Inn

Address: 430 Grafton St, Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 6S3, Canada (Formerly Denniston By the Sea)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Esquimalt
Price Range: $74 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rosemary Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“We stayed in the Standard Room, facing the driveway.”
 of 5 bubbles 897emilyt, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“We loved the Safari room!”
 of 5 bubbles 186Basia999, Oct 4, 2015 | Read review
“Book Directly by contacting Rosemary rather than other tools”
 of 5 bubbles AliceS861, Aug 28, 2015 | Read review
“I love the Safari Room... the view and the sound of the ocean is breathtaking.”
 of 5 bubbles fbrown414, Jan 3, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for: Bed, Bath and Bananna.........rates”
 of 5 bubbles BeaverJean64, May 24, 2011 | Read review
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