"Houseboat B&B: A Truly Unique Experience"
When entering and leaving Victoria Harbor on the Ferry, everyone loves the small community of houseboats. Now you can have the houseboat experience for a fraction of the cost of a hotel, with all the creature comforts.
My room included a private bathroom, a fridge, and a coffee maker. The room was comfortable, clean, and even had heated sheets in the winter. This was the off season, so I can't speak to the prices during the summer, when this B&B reportedly is at full occupancy, but the cost was less than half of what I normally pay for a nice room in Victoria.
Free snacks included Keurig coffee, tea, fruit, and flax seed granola bars. Breakfasts are not as traditional for a B&B, with a coupon for a coffee shop/cafe across the street. The cafe staff is friendly, and there are comfortable chairs and a water view. The food is comparable to the offerings at Starbucks: tasty looking, but a bit on the dry side. In the small space that is the B&B itself, the cafe coupons makes sense. A sit down breakfast on the houseboat would be awkward, as the only place to dine as a group would be in the owner's upstairs apartment. An added benefit is that you can use your coupon at any time of the day for breakfast or lunch items. So this eliminates the B&B issue of scheduling your breakfast the night before, or getting up at a specified time.
Of course, half the fun is going home and telling your friends you stayed on a houseboat. No one cares if you go home and say, "I stayed at a hotel".
Traveller from Washington