If you are looking for romance, The Beacon Inn at Sidney just may be the choice for you. The Beacon Inn at Sidney was built in 2001 in an Edwardian-inspired style. The Edwardian style is an era of architecture influenced by Georgian and the Arts and Crafts movements. The paint colours, furniture and draperies of the Beacon Inn reflect the time period but the modern amenities will remind you which century you're in!
The Inn features 9 guest rooms all named after one of the Gulf Islands or one of the San Juan Islands and feature luxurious feather beds.
Guests at the Beacon Inn enjoy local attractions such as the Mary Winspear Centre, a local performing arts venue who have hosted the performances of artists such as Simon and Garfunkel, Aaron Pritchett, Chad Brownlee and many, many more.
Another highlight of the area is the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea. The Centre is an aquarium and learning centre that focuses on the ecosystems of the Salish Sea which are the waters surrounding Greater Victoria. With a mission of creating experiences that engage people to learn about, explore and conserve the Salish Sea Bioregion, they do that through tours, school programs and summer camps. You are invited to explore the Centre and learn about the wildlife, waters, land, culture, and people of the Salish Sea.
The Beacon Inn is also conveniently located near the BC Ferry Swartz Bay terminal, Washington State Ferries and the Victoria International Airport.
Overall the majority of guests at Beacon Inn at Sidney rate the cleanliness, staff and property condition to be excellent and they were pleased with the charming ambience. They found the feather beds extremely comfortable and generally quiet and peaceful. Some guests were disappointed that the windows didn't open (I love fresh air to sleep so this might be a deal-breaker for me!). There was mixed reviews on the quality of the breakfast although my guess is that not everybody knows what to expect with a continental breakfast which is typically pastries, baked goods, fruits, toast and coffee. It really is a pretty vague term but at least it's usually enough to get your day started.
We hope you enjoy your stay in beautiful Victoria BC and recommend you rent an RV to explore the rest of Vancouver Island. Find local RV rentals here.
Oct 04, 21 02:49 PM
French Beach Provincial Park: A easy day trip from Victoria that is worth including in your itinerary.
Oct 04, 21 11:51 AM
With towering trees and a well packed easy trail, Francis King Park is a delightful destination for toddlers and those with mobility concerns.
Oct 04, 21 11:17 AM
Two of the finest heritage attractions in Greater Victoria - don't skip a visit to Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites