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Overview of Wessex Inn By The Sea

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Wessex Inn By The Sea

2 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCowichan Estuary Nature Centre1 min walk
    Popular LocationCowichan Bay Maritime Centre6 min walk
    Popular LocationArthur Vickers Gallery9 min walk
    AirportVictoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.)64 min drive

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Two Queen, kitchenette

5/5 guest room rating
  • 247 sq ft
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

One Queen, kitchenette

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 247 sq ft
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 250 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area

Cowichan Bay

Wessex Inn By The Sea is located by the ocean and in a walkable area with good shopping. Cowichan Golf and Country Club and Rocky Creek Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Duncan Farmers Market and Mill Bay Centre. Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre and Cowichan Wooden Boat Society are also worth visiting. With kayaking and boat tours nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre - 1 min walk
  • Cowichan Wooden Boat Society - 6 min walk
  • Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre - 6 min walk
  • Arthur Vickers Gallery - 9 min walk
  • Rocky Creek Winery - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 64 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Udder Guys - 6 min walk
  • Rock Cod Cafe - 7 min walk
  • The Masthead Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Pizzeria Prima Strada - 7 min drive
  • Drumroaster Coffee - 7 min drive

About this property

Wessex Inn By The Sea

Hotel in Cowichan Bay with free parking
Laundry facilities, free newspapers and free self-parking are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. All 29 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find balconies, free local calls and hairdryers.
Wessex Inn By The Sea offers 29 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Freezer
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Full payment must be made by credit card prior to closing to arrange after-hours check-in. If payment cannot be processed for any reason, after-hours check-ins will not be permitted. Guests arriving after hours must come to front desk the next day, regardless of length of stay, to complete registration.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed for Christmas Day and New Year's Day:
  • Front desk
  • Laundry facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

Wessex Inn
Wessex Inn Sea
Wessex Inn Sea Cowichan Bay
Wessex Sea
Wessex Sea Cowichan Bay
Wessex Inn By The Sea Hotel
Wessex Inn By The Sea Cowichan Bay
Wessex Inn By The Sea Hotel Cowichan Bay

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Wessex Inn By The Sea and receive a full refund?
Yes, Wessex Inn By The Sea offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Wessex Inn By The Sea cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Wessex Inn By The Sea?
As of 14 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wessex Inn By The Sea on 17 Apr 2021 start from £83, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Wessex Inn By The Sea pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Wessex Inn By The Sea?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Wessex Inn By The Sea?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 9 PM.
What time is check-out at Wessex Inn By The Sea?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Wessex Inn By The Sea located?
Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre, Cowichan Wooden Boat Society and Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre. Arthur Vickers Gallery and Cowichan Golf and Country Club are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 76 out of 279 reviews
5 - Excellent 27%
Rating 4 - Good. 124 out of 279 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 51 out of 279 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 23 out of 279 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 279 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good view, quiet. Rooms rundown, light bulbs missing, noisy water pipes, strange door locks, warnings of a strange person in the area, person across the street sitting for hours looking at the hotel, room freezing when we entered.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Friendly staff, great location
Great owners and staff, they really want you to enjoy your stay. Also, it's a wonderful location. Only negative is the thin walls as it is an older building.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

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