The Essex Inn on Osborne Bay
The Essex Inn on Osborne Bay is on the beautiful Vancouver Island. We offer comfortable en-suite rooms with free Wi Fi, a TV and complimentary toiletries. Breakfast is served in the airy breakfast room or dining room, and the guest areas have both water and mountain views.
We are located in the small town of Crofton. Our 1 1/2 K Seawalk is adjacent to the Inn and leads to both the very popular Osborne Bay Pub and to the 20 minute BC Ferry cruise to Saltspring Island well known for it's large Saturday market and restaurants. We are only a short drive from local towns which offer a variety of individual shopping experiences, theatres, sports complex and interesting local attractions. We have lots of different sports facilities available right on our doorstep.
Travel time to the Island from Vancouver by way of the BC Ferries is a scenic 2 hour journey. Coming from the Vancouver mainland, the BC Ferries terminals at Departure Bay, Nanaimo is 55 minutes north and Duke Point, Nanaimo 40 minutes north of us. Nanaimo airport is 30 mins north. The Victoria BC Ferries terminal at Swartz Bay and the Victoria airport are approx. 1 hr 15 mins to the south. Both areas are accessed by the North and South Trans Canada Highway.
1289 Sophia Road, Box 1182, Crofton, BC, V0R 1R0, Canada