Your Home away from Home

“The best place to stay in Victoria”


This Victoria, BC, Canada accommodation is a gracious 1912 Victorian home, built in the style made popular by Samuel Mclure. The home was converted and originally called the Newport Inn. It’s innkeepers have been hosting travelers to Victoria since 1922.

Oak Bay’s most affordable accommodation choice, close to UVic, Camosun and the Royal Jubilee Hospital, our reasonable rates and complimentary hearty breakfasts will make us your “home-away-from-home”!

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Featured Room

The Oriental Suite

The Oriental Suite, located on the main floor of The Oak Bay Guest House, just off the Fireside Lounge, provides a lovely view of the herb garden. The bedroom has a queen size bed and a full ensuite bathroom with a bathtub/shower, sink and toilet.

There is also a small porch where one might enjoy the afternoon sun.

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The Neighborhood

Enjoy the tranquility of a traditional English home in the heart of Oak Bay Village, steps from the Sea, the new luxurious Oak Bay Beach Hotel, yet just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Victoria’s Inner Harbour and the Empress Hotel.

For walkers, bird watchers and cyclists,  staying at the Oak Bay Guest House Bed and Breakfast means easy access to Oak Bay’s beautiful vistas – Cattle Point, Willows Beach, the Victoria Golf Club and Uplands Golf Club. It’s also ideal for parents wishing to visit students at the nearby campuses of Camosun College and the University of Victora.

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Our Guests

  • We loved the Victorian architecture, the comfort of the room, and especially the delicious breakfasts. In addition, we appreciated the friendliness and warmth of the host and hostess. Downtown Oakbay seemed to us like an old English village.

    Tom and Jessie LatimerI
  • AMAZING! Delicious breakfast, fabulous accommodations, and the most hospitable host this country could ever find! Thanks for everything!!

    Andrew & Amy Dale, Memphis, TN
  • I can't thank you enough for all your hospitality. You went out of your way to make me feel at home....way beyond the call of duty!!

    Cathy O’Keefe, Calgary, Alberta
  • Thank you for being so kind to me during the difficult days. Beautiful house. Beautiful owners

    Hannah Willis, Alliston, Ontario
  • Thanks so much for your personal touch and a lovely, quiet, comfortable stay! See you again!

    Celia Hunter, Toronto

The Location

The Oak Bay Guest House is located on Newport Ave, South Oak Bay and is just a short walk from the beautiful ocean views across The Straits of Juan de Fuca to Washington State and Mt Baker. The Oak Bay Marina with its resident seals and otters, offers a number of sea based activities such as fishing, kayaking and sailing. The Marina cafe and renowned seafood restaurant are just a 2 minute walk from the Guesthouse. The Oak Bay Beach Hotel and its fine dining restaurants and spa are also only 2 blocks away. Oak Bay also features a number of walking trails to explore the fabulous gardens and old houses in the area. The downtown and Inner Harbour areas are a 10 minute drive or an easy Number 2 bus ride away.

Oak Bay is simply Victorias best kept secret !!

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