Budget hotels & hostels
Guesthouses and B&Bs
Completely refurbished from the faded former budget hotel it used to be, the new Rialto is a well-located downtown option in an attractive century-old heritage building...
The Oswego Hotel
Victoria's swankiest newer hotel is a designer lounge sleepover in a quiet residential location. Rooms come with granite floors, cedar beams and (in most units) small balconies...
Best Western Plus Dorchester Hotel
Waterfront tower hotel with business-hotel-style rooms and an exceedingly slow elevator.
James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites
A few minutes' walk from the Emily Carr House, this quirky charmer has a well-maintained, retro feel...
Paul's Motor Inn
Victoria's favorite motel - the one with the shiny copper frontage glinting in the sunlight - combines standard rooms fronting the road with much quieter suites hidden out back, in the courtyard...
Dalton Hotel & Suites
This formerly down-at-heel Victoria sleepover has new owners promising a new lease on life. A facelift has maintained the old gal's character with marble floors and chandeliers in the lobby, while giving its rooms a much-needed refurbishment...
Spinnakers Brew Pub & Guest Houses
A short stumble from its own celebrated brewpub, this clutch of adult-oriented guesthouses combines luxury details with pampering home comforts. The Heritage House is a restored 1884 family home with antiques, fireplaces and private patios...
Chateau Victoria Hotel And Suites
There’s a well-maintained ’80s feel at this perfectly located tower-block hotel, and the rooms are clean and many have handy kitchens. The hotel’s top-floor restaurant has the city’s best views.
Swans Suite Hotel
Across the street from the tiny railway station – you'll hear the train toot into town twice a day – this former old brick warehouse has been transformed into an art-lined boutique sleepover...
The Parkside Hotel & Spa
A slick new apartment-style hotel a couple of blocks from the Inner Harbour, with the comfortable, well-equipped rooms ideal if you want a home-style base steps from the city center...
Magnolia Hotel & Spa
Victoria's favorite high-end boutique sleepover since opening in 1998, the sophisticated Magnolia makes courteous great service into an art form...
One of Vancouver's favorite heritage sleepovers, this 22-room Tudoresque manner house combines olde-world ambiance with a surprisingly close proximity to the city center...
Dalton Hotel And Suites
This formerly down-at-heel Victoria sleepover has new owners who have made some sweeping, long-overdue changes...
Handy for the Departure Bay ferry terminal, this family-run motel has an immaculate white paint job. The neat and tidy approach is carried over into the maritime-themed rooms, many of which have kitchenettes...
One of Victoria's most romantic sleepovers, this sumptuous guest house is a short walk from Inner Harbour...
Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites
The hotel’s 177 rooms are not particularly remarkable, but they offer excellent value given all of their business-traveler amenities. The Vista 18 (18th floor) lounge unfurls the city’s best views.
The Inn At Tough City
Near the heart of the action and monikered after the town's old nickname, this quirky brick-built waterfront inn offers eight wood-floored en suite rooms, most with balconies and some with those all-important Jacuzzi tubs...
Pacific Sands Beach Resorts Ltd.
The chic but nevertheless laid-back Pacific Sands has great lodge rooms but its stunning waterfront villas are even better...
Heron's Landing Hotel
Superior motel-style accommodation with renovated rooms, including large loft suites ideal for families.
Coast Bastion Hotel
Downtown's leading hotel has an unbeatable location overlooking the harbor, with most rooms having good views. Rooms have been refurbished with a lounge-modern élan in recent years, adding flat-screen TVs and (in most rooms) small fridges...
Fairmont Empress Hotel
Rooms at this ivy-covered, century-old Inner Harbour landmark are elegant but conservative and some are quite small, but the overall effect is grand and classy – from the Raj-style curry restaurant to the high tea sipped while overlooking the waterf...
Sea Breeze Lodge
This 12-acre retreat, with 16 cottages overlooking the ocean, has the feel of a Spanish villa with a Pacific Rim twist. Rooms are comfortable rather than palatial and some have fireplaces and full kitchens...