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“Wonderful sleep in the Moose Lodge room”

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Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
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“Wonderful sleep in the Moose Lodge room”
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Stayed here for two nights during the Shawnigan Lake Triathlon. Della accommodated us by making us breakfast very early so we could make it to the start just 3K down the road. Had a terrific soak in their hot tub overlooking the lake after the race.

The second morning we could take our time at breakfast and enjoyed lattes, just baked apple strudel, peaches and blueberries and perfect eggs benedict. Della is a warm and friendly host and this is a great spot to stay while discovering the Cobble Hill and Shawnigan lake area. Dawn & Paul

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 4 June 2013
Dawn and Paul,

Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you both stay with us, and more importantly, to host a Triathlon Champion! Congratulations on your success! We hope to see you again soon. Della
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delta bc
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Stayed here during regatta week end. Great hospitality and delicious breakfast provided by Della.
Slept beautifully in Moose Lodge room. Immaculate room and bathroom with all the amenities including bath robes to access to the hot tub.
Dock is down the steep driveway and across the street, but is lovely and tranquil on the lake.
Della was very accommodating with the breakfast schedule to enable the race watching .

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 22 May 2013
What would a regatta be without a few early mornings? Regattas are always so much fun, and it was a pleasure to have your family staff with us for this event and join in for a great chat over breakfast. Thank you for your complimentary review. We appreciate it!
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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

Wonderful B&B experience. The location is beautiful and very rejuvenating. There is a great hot-tub on the deck overlooking the lake. The accomodation was so comfortable and clean with lovely amenities. We stayed in the Moose Lodge which has a king bed with it's own wall mounted fireplace and flat screen. It was like a home away from home. The family was extremely welcoming and the breakfasts were gourmet quality and delicious. Loved it all.

Room Tip: Moose Lodge room has it's own restroom and a king sized bed. The other 2 rooms have queen sized...
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 22 May 2013
Thanks to much for your kind words. We hope you will stop by on your next visit to the area as we enjoyed chatting with you both. We hope you have a great summer!
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Manitoba
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

It was a terrific holiday. The use of the hot tub was the perfect finish to the day after a day of whale watching in Cowichan Bay and lazy days sunning on the dock. Dragonfly Dock is right along the Trans-Canada Trail so it was perfect for hiking with one ambition visit trek to Kinsol Trestle. Amazing View!! Della, the breakfasts were truly amazing with everything from eggs benedict with smoked salmon to Lemon Ricotta pancakes.Thanks for a great week long vacation. We'll be booking again in the future.

Room Tip: Loved the view from the Fishing Hole,
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 7 November 2012
Thank you for the wonderful review! It was great to have such a lively crew stay with us for a week. We look forward to your next adventure with us.
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Ludwigsburg, Germany
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

Dragonfly Dock is an amazing, peaceful and familial place - pleasant for body and soul. Warm hospitality and lovely furnished rooms truly makes you feel like home. The brilliant breakfast on the beautiful terrace embedded in stunning nature allows to start every morning with a smile, which might than be continued relaxing at the calm dock, paddling across the lake or exploring the surroundings. We've booked the Dragonfly as our last stop on a 30 day trip. Thank you so much for all the care and making this our best stop!

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 24 August 2012
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we enjoyed meeting you both. All the best on your return home and thank you for your kind words.
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Spruce Pine, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 August 2012

We recently traveled on a 30 day trip to the Northwest of the US, and the last two weeks were spent in Alberta and BC Canada. We were so very fortunate to have booked in advance for the last six nights of our journey this wonderful B&B! It was the perfect ending to our trip of a lifetime! One could ask for nothing more from our wonderful hosts Della and Kevin! They provided everything that anyone could want or need from any hotel motel or a B&B! You could go to the finest hotel and not find a better breakfast than Della prepares for her guests. They have a beautiful home and a perfect spot for their B&B. The last morning there, Della had a few muffins left over and surprised us with them wrapped and in a special box for us to take on the last part of our trip, a ferry ride back to the US and the flight home to North Carolina from Seattle. Thank you so much Della and Keven for making the last 6 days of our trip so very special. You two are the best!

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 24 August 2012
Thank you for staying with us - I believe the pleasure was all ours! It is guests like you that makes owning a B&B so special!
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Vancouver BC
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

I stayed for only one night at the Dragonfly Dock, but I wish it had been longer. My stay was incredibly comfortably and relaxing - I have never slept so well!

Della and her family are friendly and accommodating hosts. Della was incredibly responsive from booking through to the end of my stay. The house, the suites and the garden are impeccably maintained, and the attention to detail is remarkable. You can really feel the owner's care for their home and it is a joy to share in it.

The guest suites are large, well-appointed and incredibly clean, and there is even a guest lounge and a separate entry. The highlight, though, was the incredible breakfast and Nespresso! Della was amazing around some quirky dietary requirements (gluten free) and the breakfast was delicious.

I would not hesitate to book again or to recommend the Dragonfly dock. It is a perfect B&B - comfortable with all the amenities of your own home, amazing hosts, relaxing location and great breakfast!

Room Tip: Moose Lodge has a private washroom, whereas the other two share a washroom.
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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DragonflyDock, Owner at Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 5 June 2012
Thanks for your great comments. We are always happy to support dietary restrictions where possible, and to be flexible in supporting our guests that are here for various activities in the area. Please do come again and stay longer - we will have the Nespresso ready to go! Della
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Additional Information about Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast

Property: Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast
Address: 1874 West Shawnigan Lake Rd, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia V0R 2W3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Shawnigan Lake
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Shawnigan Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Dragonfly Dock Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax at our private, forested, lakefront one acre bed and breakfast. Located on Shawnigan Lake's waterfront and backing on to the Trans Canada Trail for hiking or cycling, there are three guest rooms to serve your needs -1 King with ensuite, 2 Queen with shared bath. Plush guest robes, hairdryers, internet access and quality amenities available. All guests have access to the outdoor hot tub, guest lounge with pool table, fridge, microwave, coffee and tea and more. Incredible Views, Delicious Breakfasts, Warm Hospitality! ... more   less 
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