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GUEST ROOMS

Bannockburn Farm today looks much as it did in 1855, when William and Margaret Thomson began building when remains today the oldest home on the Saanich Peninsula. As early as 1856, travelers across Mount Newton recorded the open hospitality and warm welcome that greeted them at Bannockburn, and today we offer three licensed (Central Saanich license #00017264) rooms for bed-and-breakfast guest accommodation. 

Guest rooms include a double bed, an in-room gas fireplace, and a WC. Guests may enjoy private time in the wood-fired Finnish sauna. There is a private outdoor cedar shower. Rooms include amenities for tea, coffee, and wine (an electric kettle, glassware, a small fridge) but do not include cooking facilities. Rooms are furnished in a clean, simple, farm-house style. Please note that we are a working farm and vineyard, so guests should expect to hear routine farm sounds, both overnight and in the mornings, from livestock and roosters. Complimentary ear plugs are provided should you wish to use them. Maximum room occupancy is two persons. 

Rooms booked directed through our website here are $150 a night plus taxes (13%). In order to keep prices reasonable in what we appreciate is a very expensive market, our room cost does not include breakfast. Hearty farm breakfasts are available with 24-hour notice for $20 per person additional. Morning tea and coffee are complimentary and self-service in your room. We do not provide daily housekeeping. To help you decide if our farm is a good fit for you, please know that we are not a full-service guest house. We offer clean, simple rooms at a fair and affordable rate on a beautiful rural property in a historic farm valley.

For guests looking for longer stays, we offer a weekly rate of $950 plus taxes (7 nights). Bookings for two weeks or more (14 days) are $75 per night ($525 per week) plus taxes, up to a maximum of 27 nights per booking. Due to the short-term vacation rental nature of our establishment, we cannot accept reservations for more than 27 nights. Please contact us if you'd like to discuss a series of 27 day bookings. We can occasionally accommodate this with a 72-hour gap between reservations. Weekly light housekeeping is included for stays of 7 days or longer. Rooms do not have cooking facilities, but longer-stay guests are welcome to keep light breakfast and luncheon convenience items in the in-room refrigerator and are provide with a workspace/cafe-dining area. We are a strictly no-smoking property, including cannabis. 

We are pet friendly, but please contact us to discuss suitability for your pet(s) before booking. Our pet policies include: pets must be on a lead at all times when on the property, with no exceptions. We have free-range poultry on site. Pets are not permitted on beds. Pets may be left for a maximum period of five hours unattended in the room and must be crated at all times when guests are not on the property. We require a phone capable of receiving text messages so we can contact you if your pet is barking or distressed in your absence. We are happy to provide a loaner crate. Pets must used the designated pet-relief pasture and designated waste receptacles are provided.

Guests may view our current listing, see photographs, and see current availability on our Air B N B listing, and you are welcome to book through Air B N B directly if you prefer. Please note, however, that due to the third-party commissions prices are higher on Air B N B. If you see that your desired date is available and prefer to book directly at the lower rate, please send us an email or send a text to 778.922.4525 to arrange  reservation. Payment in full is required to confirm a booking. You will receive a receipt with confirmation.

 

Our cancellation policy is 100% refunded for cancellations within 30 days of arrival, 50% refunded for cancellations within 7 days of arrival, 25% refunded for cancellations within 3 days of arrival, and no refund for bookings made within 72 hours of arrival (with arrival said to be 4 PM on the day of check in). We can accept payment by e-transfer, PayPal, MasterCard or Visa.

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