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Ashcroft House B&B
Ranked #16 of 92 Victoria B&B and Inns
Reviewed 18 May 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing stay! Paulanne and David are consummate hosts and the house itself is wonderful. Rooms are well appointed and very comfortable. Breakfast is huge and the scones are great! Downtown is an easy 15 minute walk and the ocean is a block away. We will definitely be back!

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Ashcroft House B&B has everything one could want in a Victorian setting. We stayed in the Wedgwood Room on the second floor, and it was very comfortable and quiet. The omelet at breakfast was delicious--wish I could have the recipe! We hope to stay longer next time!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

We had a quiet and lovely stay here at Haltwistle, which was exactly what we were looking for. The room was spacious and beautiful. Geoff and Christine made us feel very welcome and at home. And we simply adored the gardens! A truly superb stay!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Ine J
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Pleasantly furnished and in good taste. Hosts take care of all that is required for guests, from needle and thread to hot drinks, cozy towels and help planning the day. Excellent breakfast!!! Excellent location. Strongly recommended.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

We had a fantastic stay at the Ashcroft B&B. Like many guests before can likely confirm, there isn't anything bad we can possibly comment upon. We stayed for our 29th anniversary during a trip that we had been planning for years. The Sheldon room was perfect, with a beautiful king size bed, stunning decor and comfy mattress. We feel asleep quickly and slept like babies. The historic home was lovely and along with its splendor, we felt immediately like we were "home". I believe that was from the incredible hospitality from Paulanne and David. They were fantastic, offering their input into our local activities, usually mapping our way. Now, the best for last.......breakfast! WOW!!!! The food was unbelievable! All homemade and delicious, assuming that you could eat it all.....but that's no problem as Paulanne always packaged up the leftover muffins and one of a kind scones (my favourite) so that you could have something to nibble on later in the day while touring Victoria. Very gracious hosts and hands down the best B&B experience we have ever enjoyed.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank kim c
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

We had a wonderful stay for our 15th anniversary and first visit to Victoria. I feel very fortunate to have landed at the Ashcroft House. The hosts were very helpful and the Orchid Suite was so comfortable and "complete"... very cozy and quiet, too. It was perfect. The location was great... we could easily walk to the harbor, downtown, grocery store, restaurants, parks... walked most everywhere we wanted to go. Were only a block away from the water and the great walking paths there. Perfect for sunset viewing! But those breakfasts were so yummy and filling... enough to sustain us until dinner. My only complaint is that we never had room for lunch so we missed a lot of great restaurant spots!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed 22 September 2013

Like b&b's and this place is one of the why's. The hosts were excellent for directions, recommendations and service. The 3-course breakfast was great and thank God there are the most beautiful walking(or running) spots one block away. To the left is a beautiful park that is 150 acres or so with paths and beautiful gardens and peacocks and wildlife galore. One block forward is the waterfront that has 2 levels of beauty- upper paved paths very well kept and of course the actual redwood driftwood and rocky/stony beach that extends miles to the downtown. It is outstanding and the full moon didn't hurt either.
The room we had was really a suite w large well appointed bedroom, huge updated bath with a separate shower and jacuzzi tub and to top it off, a small kitchen with nice dishes and small appliances. The kitchen is off the bedroom so if one of you is an early bird, you won't disturb the other while tapping out a review and having coffee. Was perfect.
As an aside, the comfortable common area downstairs has tasteful period furniture, newspaper, travel guides and they even have a good DVD selection for borrowing. We had Wi-fi, nice flat screen with DVD player. Note we didn't have time for all this but it's there- they've been at this and know their stuff, thanks

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank marbles26
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Additional Information about Ashcroft House B&B

Address: 670 Battery St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1E5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 92 B&Bs / Inns in Victoria
Price Range: £79 - £137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome, please enjoy our 1898 heritage bed and breakfast with all modern amenities! Our fabulous location offers stunning seaside paths, tranquil strolls in Beacon Hill Park and all just a quick 15 minute walk to Victoria's famous Inner Harbour! Awake refreshed and enjoy our healthy, sumptuous, home made 4 course breakfasts. No interrupting your day of exploring for lunch! 4 star Canada Select ... more   less 
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