Located on stunning Vancouver Island, the Best Western Cowichan Valley Inn is the first choice among hotels in Duncan, BC for all types of travelers.
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Those visiting our town north of Victoria, BC find much to love about our establishment, enough so that many come back and visit us again. Our on-site dining spot, and CVI Restaurant and Lounge offers some of the finest eating experiences in the Cowichan Valley. And after a long day of travel, work, or recreation, you'll appreciate being able to enjoy one of our cold draft beers without having to leave our Duncan hotel.
You'll be just as pleased with your room as you are with the food. High definition TV's allow you to enjoy sports, news, and movies while you relax, and our free and fast Wi-Fi Internet service lets you browse the web if needed. We take pride as well in offering the most comfortable beds of any hotel in Duncan.
Once off our grounds you can enjoy a variety of great local attractions, many of them influenced by the strong local Native American presence. Duncan is known as the "City of Totems," boasting 80 of these impressive and unique artifacts around town. Throughout the Cowichan Valley you can sample the wares at any of our 15 local wineries. And, being on the largest island in British Columbia, our Vancouver Island hotel gives you easy access to all the hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing you could ask for.
Business travelers enjoy our hotel especially, thanks to our business center with full copy and fax services and the ample desks in each room. We're also a great spot for meetings and other events. Just ask our staff how we can help.
Newly renovated hotel 2018. Beautiful rooms, excellent service. Award winning renovations by VIREB.
Book your stay at the Best Western Cowichan Valley Inn today!
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $20 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $100 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
My stay was a fantastic experience everyone I talk to was very professional and polite the hotel was very clean well decorated very good stay Thank you very much. There is a reason I choose to stay...
The place had very nice interior and had the comfiest pillows. The restaurant was very big and had good food. Employees were extra friendly which made my stay there feel welcomed. I will definitely...
Fleas or bedbugs? I was very upset to leave this hotel with bites on both feet - the only place I was without socks and shoes was on the room carpet and in the bed. The biting woke me up in the night...
Vancouver, Canada on 25-Nov-2019
From the minute we walked in it was a wonderful stay. We had been in hotels for the past 2 weeks and this was by far the best experience in that time period. Lindsay, at the front desk, was so...
Shellbrook, Canada on 22-Nov-2019
Last time I was here was close to 3 years. It changed so much I wasn't sure it was the same hotel. They did a nice job.
Conveniently located, everything went smooth from check in to check out...
Exercise facility open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. small exercise room with television and equipment. Located on the 2nd floor.
24-hour front desk
Business center Some charges for photocopying, computer printing and faxes will apply.
Fax services Charges for faxing will apply.
Computer modem hookups
Parking for the physically challenged
Safe deposit box For small items only. No laptops, etc.
Cable or satellite television, full high-def premium cable channels. No satellite.
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas, and all guest Rooms
Meeting facilities Two small meeting rooms (Suite 102 & Suite 202)
Banquet facilities Three large banquet rooms (Arbutus A, Arbutus B and Douglas Room)
Physically challenged facilities One room with grab bars & raised toilet seat, some rooms with walk-in showers (not roll-in) and one room with flashing emergency fire alarm for the hearing impaired.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Mail services, we sell postage stamps at the front desk and will mail a guest letter.
Senior Citizen/BCAA discount
Corporate and Group Rates Available
Free newspaper in lobby
Cable satellite television, full high definition cable with premium channels on 32 inch flat screen plasma television
Serta® Presidential Suite high quality pillow top mattresses
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Free wireless Internet access in guest room
Easy chair, available
Adjoining rooms available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 1
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available One room is equipped to accommodate mild physical challenges and we also have one room equipped for those with hearing disabilities (flashing fire alarm).
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
0 mile(s) from Cowichan Commons Mall, One of the largest mall complexes on Vancouver Island
0 mile(s) from BC Forest Discovery Center
3.5 mile(s) from City of Duncan, Explore the "City of Totems" featuring Coast Salish Totems, interesting boutique stores and local landmarks.
3.6 mile(s) from Quw'utsun' Cultural Center
5 mile(s) from Various Cowichan Wineries, 15 distinct Cowichan Wineries
8 mile(s) from Pacific NorthWest Raptors
8 mile(s) from Mount Prevost
12 mile(s) from Cowichan Bay
15 mile(s) from Town of Chemainus
15 mile(s) from Kayaking
15 mile(s) from Ladysmith Rail Museum
20 mile(s) from Bamberton Provincial Park
50 mile(s) from Victoria, Visit the famous Empress Hotel for afternoon tea, the BC Royal Museum, Wax Museum, Parlament Buildings, whale watching and fantastic shopping.
100 mile(s) from Mt. Washington Ski Resort
Choices Restaurant, on premises, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served Monday-Friday 6:30am to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on the weekends from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The casual and relaxing atmosphere of our Choices Restaurant has made it a favorite among guests and local residents alike.
Adjacent to Tim Horton's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
0.20 kilometer(s) from Van Houtte, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
0.20 kilometer(s) from McDonalds®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
2.50 kilometer(s) from Burger King®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
3.00 kilometer(s) from Boston Pizza, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.00 kilometer(s) from A & W® Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
3.00 kilometer(s) from Pizza Hut®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.00 kilometer(s) from Wendy's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3.10 kilometer(s) from Sushi Harbor Japanese Res, Bar/Lounge, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fresh and delicious sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine.
3.20 kilometer(s) from Dairy Queen®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
12.00 kilometer(s) from Rock Cod Cafe, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Popular for their fresh fish and chips set in the heart of Cowichan Bay.
3 mile(s) from Queen Margaret's School
3.6 mile(s) from Vancouver Isl. University, Formerly Malaspina University College
20 mile(s) from Brentwood College
22 mile(s) from Shawnigan Lake School
50 mile(s) from St. Michaels University School
51 mile(s) from Camosun College, Camosun College offers two campus locations at Landsdowne and Interurban.
52 mile(s) from University of Victoria
31 mile(s) from Nanaimo
37 mile(s) from Victoria
54 mile(s) from Parksville
98 mile(s) from Courtenay
127 mile(s) from Campbell River
159 mile(s) from Tofino
0.2 mile(s) from Somenos Marsh, Somenos Marsh Bird Sanctuary
1.6 mile(s) from Island Savings Centre, Home of the world's largest ice hockey sticks
1.6 mile(s) from Cowichan Aquatic Centre
3.5 mile(s) from Totem Tours
3.5 mile(s) from Chances Casino
4 mile(s) from Duncan Meadows Golf Club, 18 hole championship Par 72 facility
8 mile(s) from Mountain Biking
8 mile(s) from Mount Prevost Hiking
8 mile(s) from Swim/Fish the Cowichan River
12 mile(s) from Kayaking and Fishing
20 mile(s) from Lake Cowichan
60 mile(s) from Cathedral Grove, giant Douglas-fir trees
143 mile(s) from Strathcona Provincial Park
159 mile(s) from Surf Tofino
0 mile(s) from Cowichan Commons Mall, One of the largest mall complexes on Vancouver Island
1.2 mile(s) from Beverly Corners
3.5 mile(s) from Duncan Plaza
3.5 mile(s) from Duncan Mall
12 mile(s) from Valleyview Centre, Day Spa, Peoples Drug Mart and more.
18 mile(s) from Mill Bay Shopping Centre
0.2 mile(s) from Bus Local bus services are available at the Cowichan Commons Mall complex a short walk from our property.
3 mile(s) from VIA Rail Canada
3 mile(s) from Duncan
40 mile(s) from Nanaimo Airport
40 mile(s) from Victoria International Airport
99 mile(s) from Comox Airport
50 mile(s) from Nanaimo BC Ferries terminals for departure to the Lower Mainland (Vancouver) are in two locations in Nanaimo. Duke Point terminal takes guests to Tsawwassen (near Richmond) and Departure Bay terminal takes guests to Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver).