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Accent Inns Blog

Sure, we thought about coming up with a new and exciting name for our blog: Ol’ Bloggy Blog.
The Duck Stops Here. Kevin.

But at the end of the day, our Google experts said that people if people are looking for our blog, they aren’t going to search “The Duck Stops Here”. Or sadly, “Kevin”.

So, welcome to the Accent Inns Blog, where we’ll post stories about what’s going on in our hotels, at our locations, and more.

(By the way, if you do come up with a great name for the blog, let us know—and then we’ll let our experts know, who will let Google and Bing and all the other search engines know. You know?)

Fat Boys and Cycling in the Snow

No, I’m not being rude or insensitive, I’m talking about those bikes with big fat tires that are becoming increasingly popular – fat bikes, or fatties. I was looking out my office window the other day at snow, which is a little like hen’s teeth in Victoria – the last time we saw snow was Read the rest of this entry »

December 22nd, 2016 in Travel

Christmas Lights – From Candles to LED

When I was very young my parents always made a big deal out of Christmas and my father brought home the biggest tree he could find. As we lived in England and at that time didn’t own a car, he’d have to bring it home by bus and train. This was all fine until one Read the rest of this entry »

December 20th, 2016 in Featured

Hotels and the Holiday Season

Earlier this year I was thinking about Christmas and wondering whether this year we should invite people to stay with us, or go and visit friends and family who have invited us to spend the holiday season with them. Or even escape it altogether and fly off to somewhere hot and sunny.

December 13th, 2016 in Travel

Mandy Farmer honoured as Hotelier of the Year

Dec. 12, 2016, Victoria, BC – Mandy Farmer, president & CEO of Accent Inns, has been recognized as Hotelier of the Year by the Pinnacle Awards, an accolade that recognizes her decades of work within Canada’s tourism industry. Highlights from Farmer’s career include a commitment to the family-business, innovation through customer promotions and staff programs, Read the rest of this entry »

December 12th, 2016 by Kate Coulombe in News

Fishing for a Christmas Present?

At Accent Inns we know many of our regular guests are also fishing enthusiasts. To that end we are thrilled to offer some great Christmas gift ideas from our friend Larry at Island Fisherman magazine. What would I like for Christmas? What a great thought for a salmon and trout fisherman who also loves fly Read the rest of this entry »

December 6th, 2016 in Sports

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