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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night at the Gatsby Mansion while on an overnight business trip and thoroughly enjoyed the historic vibe of the mansion as well as that fact that it is only a few blocks from the Empress Hotel and the Legislature Building. The beds were super comfy, parking was free and my business partner and I enjoyed a great...

Thank David V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love to stay in non-standard accomodations and Gatsby Mansion definitely fills the bill. The house was built in 1897, I believe, and has had several incarnations. Now it is a bed and breakfast and is part of the Huntingdon Manor hotel. The location is super and the parking was free. We left our car for the weekend and walked...

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay in the Gatsby Mansion. Your review is quite detailed and we really appreciate your taking the time to be so thorough. The Gatsby Mansion takes you back in time with its furnishings, stain glass and elegance of its guestrooms. The Gatsby Mansion is undergoing some upgrades which will not take away from...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance and I have stayed here twice already, and plan to come back for our honeymoon... we love it that much! If you want something modern, sterile, without personality, you should go somewhere else. However, if you love old houses with charming details and little nooks and crannies, plus gorgeous wood paneling and antique accents, you couldn't find a...

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Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this B&B experience. Have already booked another visit. Courteous staff, quiet , warm room ... a very relaxing stay. Breakfast delicious . Many restaurants within walking distance . Parking charge unexpected but not inreasonable.

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay in the Gatsby Mansion. Booking a return visit during your stay is a high compliment to the Mansion, its location, and the customer service received! Thank you. We look forward to your return visit!

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We live in Victoria, but decided to stay at the Gatsby Mansion for our anniversary. What a gem! We loved it there! The vintage accommodations, so carefully preserved and well-maintained. It was like stepping back in time. The complimentary "Breakfast Tea" in the morning was amazing. For an authentic, lovely and memorable stay in Victoria, that is close to everything...

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at the Gatsby Mansion. Being a tourist in your own town gives one the opportunity to discover some hidden gems. We are a family owned hotel and welcome local families to stay with us for special occasions or just a weekend getaway !

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed in the motel suites at the back of the mansion house itself - it was well equipped and functional and had a small balcony with a view of the bay where we could see the sea planes landing and taking off. This part of the hotel felt neglected and the main mansion hotel was undergoing repairs and painting...

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay in the Huntingdon Manor. The Huntingdon Manor is a hotel not a motel and has undergone extensive refurbishments over the past two years. The Gatsby Mansion is presently undergoing refurbishments of some of its guestrooms and will reopen in mid February.

Bend, Oregon, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We took our family to high tea for the first time. It was casual which was good for us. Good food. Holiday tea was very good. Joanne was a great waitress. She shared a lot of fun Canadian facts. We will go back.

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent afternoon tea at the Pendray Restaurant in the Gatsby Mansion. The Mansion was once a private family home and although elegant and historic- it is not stuffy or pretentious. People coming for tea can relax and feel at home in their jeans or more formal attire. Joanne has been with the hotel...

Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We got there early in the morning and were able to park in their parking lot for free. We walked around downtown, had tea and pastries at Murchie's, walked to Chinatown, went into many stores and by the time we came back, our room was available. There's a beautiful tea room at opens at 11 a.m. Can't beat the location...

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay in the Gatsby Mansion. The Mansion is a unique experience for anyone visiting Victoria. Thank you for your high rating and positive comments. We look forward to welcoming your husband and your self back in the near future!

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Historic building. Beautifully decorated interior. A nice selection of sandwiches and sweets. My only critique is that I found the service to be a bit slow considering it was not very busy when I was there. I have been to afternoon tea at several venues in Victoria and know that it is an experience not to be rushed. Even so,...

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding afternoon tea in the Pendray Restaurant. We apologize if the service was a little slower than you would have liked. Afternoon tea is an experience to be savoured . The service for tea is meant to be servrd in a leisurely fashion. We are however cognicent that some people are on a time restriction...

Shawnee, Kansas
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Victoria for tea and decided to get 2 rooms at the mansion. It was worth it. The rooms were elegantly dressed and the location was perfect. Everyone from the servers to the front deck to the gardener was very nice and friendly. This is an experience that we will never forget

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Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at the Gatsby Mansion. The Mansion is an historic home dating back to the 1890's. The charm and elegance of that era is showcased in our nine guestrooms and in our Pendray Restaurant which features traditional afternoon high tea five times a week. Staying in the Gatsby Mansion transports you back...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nothing feels more like Victoria than the Gatsby Mansion. The Gatsby Mansion is comprised of two buildings: The Gatsby House and the Judges House. Both buildings are over 100 years old with elegant gardens and fountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gatsby Mansion

Address: 309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X2, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
Price Range: ₹ 6,470 - ₹ 12,743 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gatsby Mansion 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for a room with a shower. Ours only had a bathtub.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidV153, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The mansion is set in from the main road so I think all the rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles nlance2016, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“four posted bed room”
 of 5 bubbles ajgcristiano, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in a piece of history at Gatsby Manor. The Pendray Suite is perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles ZuZusMom, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“this review covered high tea only”
 of 5 bubbles sccfsac, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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