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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 26 September 2015

My fiancé and I stayed in the coach house for a 4 nights, and spent an evening drinking wine with Joan and her husband Chris. They are delight to talk to and even more fun to get to know. We felt completely at home and accepted from the moment we arrived. Ambraden Pond is a magical blend of quiet country...

1Thank tylerdeanking
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We enjoyed 2 nights at Ambraden Pond with our great hosts, Joan and Chris. It's a beautiful, quiet setting -- a retreat. Didn't take any of our "gadgets" and enjoyed a break from the world. My husband had wonderful swims in the pond and we both enjoyed good conversations with our hosts, over a glass of wine or as breakfast...

Thank twonschooner
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night during a business trip to Cobble Hill. The location is perfect if you're looking for something tucked away but still close to great food around the bay. The B&B is beautiful, too. Very spacious and quiet surrounded by a lake that's perfect for swimming (I didn't swim, although I plan to on my next...

1Thank rakufman
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 June 2015

My second visit to Ambraden Pond was in June 2015 and was as wonderfull as my first visit 3 yrs ago. The home and the grounds are fabulous. It is a private, beautiful and very relaxing home/retreat. Joan and Chris do a marvellous job at hosting. Joan always serves a lovely breakfast. Highly recommended. Barb

Thank Barb V
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Joan and Chris are simply the best. it's very rare to walk into any place and feel right at home, and that is truly the case at Abraden Pond. I urge everyone to stay here. The property is magnificent, the rooms are well appointed, the common areas are stunning, the breakfast is extremely delicious, and Joan is a real gem...

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Or first B&B experience and it was over the top beautiful! Joan, Chris and their puppy lulu are amazing hosts we felt right at home and welcomed. The pictures don't do their home any justice, this is a secret paradise exquisitely built and well kept! We will for sure be visiting again! Thank you both for such a positive and...

1Thank Reena S
Victoria BC
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Our group, which stayed at Ambraden Pond B&B for a weekend in November, included a mother and her two adult daughters. From the moment we stepped through the front door until the time we left two days later, we were absolutely impressed with everything about this hidden paradise in the Cowichan Valley. The property is tucked away, well off the...

Thank Anne18VictoriaBC
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We stayed in Cobble Hill for two nights and during our stay we loved staying at Ambradeen Pond, which is as beautiful and relaxing as its pictures. Our hosts were friendly and provided amazing food and great attention to detail. Our time there was the perfect mix of privacy and good company and excellent breakfast, we plan to stay there...

1Thank 704mago
Victoria, BC, Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

I've never been a big fan of B&B type accommodations, but this gem in the heart of the Cowichan Valley has me rethinking that opinion in a big way. Lodgings aside, Ambraden Pond's location is so idyllic, so picturesque, it's hard to believe a place like this actually exists outside the realm of fairy tales and lucid dreamworlds. Our studio...

2Thank Wayfarer64
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My wife and I stayed at the pond for 2 nights for our wedding reception in August. Joan was hilarious and so accommodating. She didn't mind our friends and guests dropping in to help us with preparations, and offered us wine as we settled in. The guest house and suites are simply incredible, and you won't find anything more comfortable...

1Thank Dajiao

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Ambraden Pond

Address: 971 Aros Rd, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cobble Hill
Price Range: $150 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Ambraden Pond Cobble Hill, Vancouver Island
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“Coach house has more privacy but doesn't include breakfast, main house is wonderful and includes breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles tylerdeanking, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms in the main house are lovely, each with its own very large bathroom.”
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 of 5 bubbles Anne18VictoriaBC, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Based on our brief look at the rooms a couple of years earlier, we requested Room No. 1 because of the placement of the bed, the position of the en suite bathroom, the particular view, and the fact that this room shares only one wall with another guest room.”
 of 5 bubbles Catwhowalksbyherself, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are super”
 of 5 bubbles heemstra883, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“There are only two room and they are both beautiful with large bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Pat982, 11 Aug 2012 | Read review
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