to Bed & Breakfasts in the Northwest
Price: CDN $95.00Wayward Navigator offers a well-executed nautical theme, with 1,200 square feet of guest lounge area, aboatload of amenities, and a five-star breakfast - one of the most ambitious in the business.
(Sample menu: fresh fruit cup with molded sherbert, hearty date muffins, smoked candied salmon, freshly squeezed orange juice, regular or meat-free eggs Benedict with asparagus, roasted spicy rosemary potatoes, and a side of Barry's Famous Beans.)
If Nancy and Barry had a Victorian home two blocks from the Inner Harbor, It would be the most sought-after bed and breakfast in Victoria. They take hospitality to the extreme and are doing a fabulous job.
Location: A few miles north of Victoria proper.
Near: Galloping Goose Trail, Thetis Lake, Downtown.
Building: Private Hillside Residence.
Grounds: Terraced backyard, decks, patio, outdoor fireplace, hot tub gazebo.
Public Space: LR/Guest Lounge; English Pub room w/antique bar; decks.
Food & Drink: Beverages & Snacks; Amazing multicourse breakfast.
Recreation: Jogging, bicycling, in-line Skating, Victoria Activities.
Amenities & Services: Hot Tub, Guest phone, cable, VCR, sound system, wet bar (w/micro. kettle, fridge, coffee maker) extra treats for celibrations and longer stays, umbrellas, games, pinball machine, hosts fax avail., Internet info searches, email retrieval.
Units: 3 guest rooms.
All Rooms: Robes, hairdryer, down comforter, dimmer switches.
Some Rooms: Desk, bathtub.
Bed & Bath: Queens (brass or sleigh); private bath.
Favorites: Quite similar: White Star (ensuite bath w/tub); Great Eastern (slightly larger, desk, shower-only bath adjacent).
Comfort & Decor: Mahogany, cherry, and brass decor in the White Star guest room; mahogany, walnut and crystal in the Great Eastern. Museum-quality prints, seafaring history abounds. Spotlessly clean. Comfortable, well-ventilated rooms are carpeted and have individual thermostats.
Deposit: 1st night; 48-hour cancellation or refund subject to circumstances and rebooking.
Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard.
Check-in/Out: 4-6 or by arrangement/11 (flexible).
Smoking: Outside only.
Kids: OK, but no more than 2 people per room.
Minimum Stay: None.
Open: All year.
Nancy Fry and Barry Rinas
337 Damon Drive
Victoria, B.C. V9B 5G5
(888) 478-6808 or (250) 478-6836
Fax: (250) 478-6850
Sally O'Neal Coates