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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bob and Becky went out of their way to make our stay a memorable one. Apart from the delicious breakfasts (and muffins to take away!) they were on hand with advice on all subjects from driving an automatic to getting English plugs to work... The rooms are comfortable, clean and quiet. Good location too - within walking distance of the... More 

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Texas
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

The historic John Lewis House was our very first bed & breakfast experience. Our host and hostess, Bob and Becky, gave us a warm welcome and took great care to provide everything we needed for a relaxing, enjoyable stay. Our lovely room was cozy and we were thrilled to have a roomy private bath. The breakfasts were beyond fabulous and... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we enjoyed your visit, and are very glad your first B&B experience was a positive one. We hope you make it back to Victoria sometime - though of course we are not exactly on your doorstep! More 

Lansing, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our stay was only 2 short days on our way to cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska. From the great BC Ferry ride to our late evening arrival we were met by Bob and Becky. Our British hosts were very helpful in meeting our needs. Nice little touches like fresh fruit in our room and a great breakfast. Our room... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay in our B&B at the beginning of your great trip. We were interested to hear of all your plans, and it sounds as if all your planning worked out. We will send the earring we found to you, as discussed. Come and see us again sometime! More 

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Becky and Bob are great hosts and make you feel welcomed throughout your stay. Location is within easy walking distance of the central shopping/dining area. Becky's breakfasts are a wonderful mix of fresh fruits, homemade granola, yogurt and something hot from the stove . . . i.e. stuffed crepes!! Rooms were clean and comfortable, bathrooms large and private. We would... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - we certainly enjoyed your visit and learning about your plans and life on your island! Obviously a place we will have to visit in the future. We hope you will come back to Victoria sometime - as you know it's a great place to visit with lots to offer, and we are open... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The place is perfectly situated; a block from a park overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca and an easy 10 or 15 minute walk to the heart of downtown. Ideal for this most walkable of cities. There are two beautifully decorated bedrooms upstairs, each with its own bathroom. We were two couples travelling together so we had the place... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review - we certainly enjoyed your visit and of course the highlight was the bagpipe demonstration in our living room! We've had a wedding, interviews, lively evenings and quiet times, but never bagpipes - we loved it! We're very glad you enjoyed our B&B and hope we'll see you all again when you... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

This was my first stay in a B&B and it was absolutely wonderful! Becky and Bob are a lovely couple who make you feel at home the minute you walk through the door. We were provided with a map of downtown Victoria and were given suggestions on places to go shortly after arriving. The breakfasts were delicious and I was... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the generous review - we enjoyed having you to stay, and were glad to be able to accommodate your dietary restrictions (thank you for letting us know in advance - as we are a small B&B this is always easier than finding out at the last minute!). Hopefully by now you have successfully made the granola! Come... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this wonderful Heritage home in Victoria. Our room was comfortable and cosy, complete with flowers and a fruit basket. The breakfasts were amazing with a delectable new main dish each day of our 3 day stay. Fresh herbs garnished our plates and homemade jams and baking with fruit from the garden were served alongside.... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for submitting a review - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt at home in our home! Come and see us again when you are next visiting Victoria! More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in this beautiful B&B Becky and Bob were gracious hosts and the breakfast every morning was a dream. The fresh baked muffins,the filled pancake or the avocado with poached egg hmmm. Every room has its own bathroom- The B&B is in walking distance of town and parking is not a problem. Thank you both again... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Hi ... thank you for posting your review, and for your kind words. We enjoyed your visit to our home, and the opportunity to recommend various places for you to visit and eat during your time in Victoria. We are glad you liked the location of our B&B - certainly everything is within easy walking distance - the downtown area... More 

Kamloops, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 14 July 2016

For Canada Day this last July, my husband and I along with my sister and her beau went to stay at the John Lewis House. We were well received and the host is extremely hospitable. Bob and Becky were so amicable and cooked what my sister's boyfriend described as the "best breakfast he'd had at a B&B" and from what... More 

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay at our home. And of course we're glad the breakfasts met with your approval. It was no problem to return your items - we were just glad they arrived safely. We look forward to seeing you again, next time you come to Victoria! More 

Hailsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Stayed for four nights from 15th June, 2016, and were extremely pleased with our choice. Bob and Becky couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful, the location is perfect with easy parking and within walking distance of town, park and waterfronts. Breakfasts were excellent. Highly recommended.

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JLHBB, Owner at John Lewis House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and the breakfasts and that your big Canadian adventure ended on a high note. We certainly enjoy living where we do with everything we like - the coastal path, city centre and inner harbour - all within easy walking distance. And... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Heritage registered B&B close to downtown, inner harbour, coastal path and Beacon Hill Park ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Lewis House B&B

Address: 58 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2K3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
Price Range: $107 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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John Lewis House B&B Victoria, Vancouver Island
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“Book well ahead as it is a popular spot to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles mikemcdonnell, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“large people should choose the bathroom without roof sloping”
 of 5 bubbles tvtoni, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles MoycaG, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are equally well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles Helen463, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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