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Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay

2-star2 stars
1846 Cowichan Bay Rd., Cowichan Bay, BC, V0R 1N0, Canada

No-frills Cowichan Bay guestrooms with balconies
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Value for money
Best value for money
Great location
Great room
Decent vibe
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Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay

from $85 CAD
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View
  • One Queen, kitchenette
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Two Queen, kitchenette

What’s around Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay


  • 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
  • Cowichan Golf and Country Club - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Rocky Creek Winery - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Chances Cowichan - 4.8 mi / 7.8 km

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) - 39 min drive
  • Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 63 min drive
  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) - 122 min drive
  • Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base) - 144 min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) - 168 min drive
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base) - 168 min drive
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 29 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
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.

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.

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay’s small print

Also known as

  • Wessex Inn
  • Wessex Inn Sea
  • Wessex Inn Sea Cowichan Bay
  • Wessex Sea
  • Wessex Sea Cowichan Bay


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for CAD 10.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 122 reviews

Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay
This hotel was exactly what we needed; a clean and comfortable place for the night.
Miriam, ca1 night trip with friends
Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay
Very Good8.0
Basic - Good location.
Older hotel, basic but - in a great spot.
A Traveler, ca1 night business trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay
Very Good8.0
Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. View was great. Room was very clean. Great place for a longer stay.
Suzan, caOther trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay
A little tired.
Cowichan Bay is a lovely small coastal community and an enjoyable place to stay. we have stayed at the Wessex Inn a few times in the past. Sadly the room we were provided is in need of a bit of restoration. The bathtub was badly stained, some of the woodwork and dry wall was damaged which detract from an otherwise nice spot within walking distance of shops, marinas and restaurants.
Niels, caRomance trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay
Old but comfortable and clean.
Brenda, caRomance trip

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Wessex Inn By The Sea, Cowichan Bay

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