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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2012

I didn't feel very welcome although the owner/operator did let me check in early. The room was fine with a nice garden view but the noise from the guests over my suite this morning was disturbing and there was a lack of amenities in the bathroom. The continental breakfast was not very exciting but acceptable. Overall, it served my purposes...

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ljlecount, Owner at Ocean Wilderness Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing me with feedback about your stay. We welcome the opportunity to improve. I was frazzled last Saturday. We had a full house of guests (15 people) attending a wedding next door. Everyone arriving on Saturday had requested early check-in. Also, the bride made a last minute request for space for 2 additional guests (so they did...

Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We had three lovely nights at the Ocean Wilderness Inn. The friendliness and helpfulness of the owners was outstanding. We had to leave early on our last morning to catch a ferry - not only were we given a lot of help planning our drive around a marathon, but were given a delicious take away breakfast to eat while we...

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North Vancouver
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We loved our stay at the Ocean Wilderness Inn. The location is so peaceful you feel relaxed as soon as you arrive.Hosts Lori and And Andy made us feel very welcome and are knowledgable about everything there is to experience in the Sooke area. The room was lovely and spacious with beautiful fir floors and we slept well in the...

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Victoria, BC
Reviewed 27 September 2012

I am shocked at the rave reviews for this place as our experience was lacklustre in the extreme. Except for the loghouse reception/dining room, the place is a dump. I don't know how they justify their prices. The room decors are done by theme and would benefit from some serious interior design upgrades. The "theme" elements are just tacky. Our...

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ljlecount, Owner at Ocean Wilderness Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We welcome all feedback on how to improve. I am sorry that you were disappointed in your stay. While we strive to provide a welcoming, comfortable and delicious experience for all our guests we obviously did not succeed in your case. I only wish you had made us aware of...

Kirkland, Washington
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We have visited this B&B in August 2012. I wish we had more time to spend there. The location is magnificent, the owners are very helpful and very nice, the rooms beyond our expectations, the cleanliness is unbelievable for me, and the breakfast is one of the best I ever had.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2012

My husband & I stayed at the Ocean Wilderness in for 2 nights in early August. Our main reasons for visiting Vancouver island was to relax near the ocean and go whale-watching. The Ocean Wilderness was in a perfect location - just outside of Sooke, it was peaceful and relaxing. We stayed in the Pacific Panorama room, which was very...

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Folsom, California
Reviewed 30 July 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights and overall experience with Oceans wilderness was just awesome!! To add on it, the breakfast was THE BEST! just perfect :) We enjoyed our stay here. Thanks Andy and Lori for providing such an amazing hospitality. The Ocean view room, the small trail that goes down near ocean, and definitely without forgetting - THE...

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ljlecount, Owner at Ocean Wilderness Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sonali and Ganesh - Thank you for the gift of this review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the room, the breakfasts and the beach.

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 22 July 2012

My aunt and I planned a virtually last-minute trip to the Victoria area. I am a food snob and did not want to stay someplace with only adequate eggs or a bit of peanut butter smeared on lifeless bread. Enter Ocean Wilderness Inn. The comprehensive, delightful breakfasts warmed and filled us for our days of walking and travel. The property...

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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Three wonderful nights at this B&B - so close to the ocean and a great base for the daytime outings to the beaches, forest trails and West Coast beauty. The hosts had a great knowledge of the area which they shared readily. We enjoyed the hot tub and the relaxed atmosphere.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Great view from the room/hot tub. Lori was very friendly and provided useful info on everything from hiking to dining.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront B and B. Perched above the Salish Sea (Strait of Juan de Fuca) overlooking the Olympic Mountains, between Sooke and Jordan River, this serene, comfortable, seven suite ocean-front bed and breakfast retreat is perfect for your holiday get-away. Located about 60 minutes from Victoria on the Southern coast of Vancouver Island. All rooms have refrigerators, as well as coffee and tea. Our English cottage garden is surrounded by majestic old-growth forest and a lovely brook that runs along our beautiful trail to the beach. Book your room overlooking the ocean or the rain forest. Our Inn is within the Pacific Marine Circle Route next to Muir Creek beach. Lots of fun things to do here, geocaching, hiking, birding, fishing, biking, surfing, seaweed gathering, kayaking, paddle boarding, kite surfing, whale watching, beach combing. Looking for lower key? Then soak in the hot tub, read, gaze at the waves. Or for something completely different do nothing just sit and gaze at the spectacular views! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Wilderness Inn

Address: 9171 West Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 1G3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Sooke
Price Range: $109 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Wilderness Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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