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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Spending two nights at Ambraden Bed & Breakfast was a rejuvenating experience, wanting to be extended. It is a well hidden jewel in the beautiful Cowichan Valley, surrounded by lush forest and reflected in its own mirror-like pond. Ambraden B & B provides contemporary, uncluttered accommodations, with scrumptious breakfasts. Joan and Chris Kolk provide a welcoming, informal atmosphere, setting the...

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Richmond, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Judy C This is a first time that I stayed at a B&B. Joan & Chris were excellent hosts. Breakfast was awesome and the room is comfortable and very clean. The home theatre in the basement is great as well but I would recommend enjoy the outdoor and birds viewing. I would strongly recommend this pleasant and relaxing B&B to...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our night at Joan & Chris' stunning home. A beautiful location, so comfortable and stunning inside and out. Joan and Chris had many recommendations re touring the area. Breakfast was delicious. We hated to leave, and hope to return.

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2013

I'm a guy and I hate B & B's. But this B & B I thought was great! My wife loved it, too. So, if you're a guy and want to make your wife happy, stay here. You'll be glad you did. Read the other reviews if you want details about what to do and what to expect. You won't...

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Sunriver, Oregon
Reviewed 4 December 2012

I have never stayed at a more welcoming, beautiful and relaxing B&B than at Ambraden Pond. My husband stayed at Ambraden Pond for three weeks while working in the area and I visited for a week during that time. The hosts, Joan and Chris, are friendly, helpful and create a welcoming environment for guests. The rooms are large and spacious....

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 November 2012

i found out about Ambraden Pond through www.purpleroofs.com . i called about a week or so prior to our arrival, and was assured there was space. nervous that there was no confirmation email or deposit required, but that's how they roll in Canada--very laid back! We drove down the long, wooded driveway to a very private escape and was greeted...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Upon arrival, hosts Joan & Chris feel like old friends. Rooms were lovely with sumptuous beds, spacious baths, and thick towels. Slept like a rock after frogs lulled me to sleep. Breakfasts were exquisite. One morning was bread pudding French toast! My husband even did some casting in the pond with Chris's rod. Can't wait for our return visit!

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 3 September 2012

My husband and I spent two wonderful nights here in late August. We do not like B&Bs but took a chance and were delighted that we did so. Joan and Chris are wonderful hosts who have an innate sense of when to be present and when to be invisible. I cannot say enough about how fantastic they and their home...

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Flagstaff, AZ
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Ambraden Pond was a highlight of our trip to Vancouver Island! The setting is idyllic and the room was comfortable and spacious. Joan and Chris made us feel right at home and served a delicious breakfast. We hightly recommend their B&B to anyone traveling in the area.

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Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 11 August 2012

We stayed at this wonderful "home away from home" in July and we have the highest raves for this beautiful bed and breakfast!! We stayed for three nights and we were very sad to leave Joan and Chris. Joan and Chris are the perfect hosts and we enjoyed our time with them as much as we did exploring the area....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Ambraden Pond

Address: 971 Aros Rd, Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L4, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Cobble Hill
Price Range: RM496 - RM744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Coach house has more privacy but doesn't include breakfast, main house is wonderful and includes breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles tylerdeanking, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms in the main house are lovely, each with its own very large bathroom.”
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 of 5 bubbles Anne18VictoriaBC, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Based on our brief look at the rooms a couple of years earlier, we requested Room No. 1 because of the placement of the bed, the position of the en suite bathroom, the particular view, and the fact that this room shares only one wall with another guest room.”
 of 5 bubbles Catwhowalksbyherself, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are super”
 of 5 bubbles heemstra883, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“There are only two room and they are both beautiful with large bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Pat982, 11 Aug 2012 | Read review
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