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Wessex Inn By The Sea

2-star2 stars
1846 Cowichan Bay Rd.Cowichan BayBCV0R 1N0Canada

No-frills Cowichan Bay guestrooms with balconies
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 reward* night!
Value for money
Best value for money
Great location
Good internet service
Breakfast can be improved
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From 65 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Wessex Inn By The Sea

from £65
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

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 until 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


  • Children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

  • 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)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

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
  • Fridge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Wessex Inn By The Sea’s small print

Also known as

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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Wessex Inn By The Sea


  • Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre (1-minute walk)
  • Cowichan Wooden Boat Society (6-minute walk)
  • Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre (6-minute walk)
  • Arthur Vickers Gallery (9-minute 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 - 4.6 mi / 7.5 km

Getting around

  • Nanaimo, BC (YCD) 39-min drive
  • Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) 65-min drive
  • Mayne Island, BC (YAV-Miners Bay Seaplane Base) 127-min drive
  • Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base) 149-min drive
  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base) 175-min drive
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base) 177-min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 104 reviews

Wessex Inn By The Sea
Very Good8.0
Canada 17
Standard motel room for me and my family. It was good for the price.
Barrie, gb2 night family trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea
Nice location
Location good, vibrant community. Hotel a little tired, but price ok
philip, gb1 night romance trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea
Very Good8.0
Good location and pleasant stay
Nice clean room with a balcony and view of the lake. Owner helpful a friendly. Fridge, coffee maker in room walking distance to harbour front, shops ,restaurants.
mark, gb1 night romance trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea
Very Good8.0
Front desk staff very friendly and helpful. View was great. Room was very clean. Great place for a longer stay.
Suzan, ca2 night trip
Wessex Inn By The Sea
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, ca1 night trip

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Wessex Inn By The Sea

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