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Hatley Castle

2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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Lovely gardens in the grounds surrounding the castle and impressive building and architectural... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edmonton, Canada
Cool Castle used in movies

A really beautiful castle and grounds. The tour is way overpriced and they only take you through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vancovuer, BC
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And you thought your mother-in-law was bad: a mysterious old woman has been haunting this stately castle for years.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens in the grounds surrounding the castle and impressive building and architectural details - a nice bit of history to see.

Thank Aurora018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really beautiful castle and grounds. The tour is way overpriced and they only take you through the gardens (which is free anyway) and the main floor of the castle. When we were there we went allowed in a couple of the rooms or gardens...More

Thank adamandtaly1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Craigdarroch Castle is better know but this one is far prettier and built by the son of the owner of Craigdarroch. It's about a half hour outside Victoria on the campus of Royal Roads University (former military school). Keep driving toward the water until you...More

Thank tshep42
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to check out the guided tour. It was about an hour long with stops in the Italian garden, Japanese garden, croquet lawn and lower half of the mansion. It was an interesting albeit brief history of the house, land and...More

Thank amanda l
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My family took a short detour here while heading back to Sidney. There's paid visitor parking near the rear of the castle. The castle itself was very impressive, with the grounds beautifully maintained. Fantastic opportunity for some great photos. There was a wedding at the...More

Thank cohoman
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the castle with my sister, niece, and my 89-year-old mother. We took the guided tour of the castle and gardens. There were places for my mom sit during the tour which was much appreciated. The guide gave some interesting history...More

Thank LeithCanadian
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Hatley Castle is now the administrative office building of Royal Roads University. It is open to the public and its gardens, and tour of the ground floor is available for a fee. The gardens were magnificent in the summer and well worth doing. As the...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went here on a weekday when school was in session (the castle doubles at the administration building for a university) so we were unable to get the full tour. There was a sign out front saying there were no tours, yet we asked in...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

There were only a few gardens that were fully maintained, but they were absolutely beautiful. Our tour guide gave us some interesting information about the castle. We were disappointed that we could not see more of the castle. We saw only a few rooms on...More

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This castle has been used in a lot of movies including Deadpool, Disney's Descendants and a couple of the X-Men franchises. It is a really nice setting. It is now part of the Royal Roads University campus. Although there are signs that say there is...More

1  Thank EnjoyTraveling64
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Helen K
21 June 2017|
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Response from fefa1986 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't buy tour I just went there on public bus
Christina H
30 April 2017|
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Response from Yuri M | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours!