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The Strathcona Hotel

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15/06/2017 16/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We had a good experience at this hotel. I had read about noise from the bar and could see that it could normally be a problem. Lucky for us it was raining so the outside bar was closed which meant no noise. Also i think the walls were thin but luckily the people next door when to bed early -...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Peta, Thank you for your review. Your comments will be very helpful to future travels visiting wonderful downtown Victoria.

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Strathcona for 2 nights in September 2015 and were pleasantly surprised by the spacious room we were given. We were on the third floor at the end of the building away from the pub and nightclub. It was quite and comfortable with plenty of room to move about. There was a sofa and...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Trish, Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Strathcona Hotel and our beautiful city. We hope to see you again soon.

Norfolk, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 September 2015

After finishing a whirlwind tour of Alaska for 13 days, we flew into Victoria from Vancouver airport to spend a couple of days in the beautiful capital city of British Columbia. We live in Massachusetts, so we may never get back to the Pacific Northwest. I found the Strathcona Hotel on an online website comparing prices and the Strathcona was...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Abcady, I hope our beautiful city and the amazing West Coast of British Columbia will bring you back again soon. Lots more to see.. Thank your for your review.

Atlanta
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Having read other not-so-flattery reviews, I booked the hotel anyway because the $ deal was too hard to pass. Well, what a pleasant surprise it was! Pros: 1. Located right at the heart of Victoria, very close to all tourist attractions. 2. The room was very clean and roomy. 3. The price was right! 4. The staffs were very friendly...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Sweety S, Thank you for taking time to write a review. Your comments will be very helpful to future guests. We hope to see you again soon in our wonderful city.

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The only advantage is the location. Rooms are unexpectedly small. There is no air conditioning. Due to the age of the building everything inside is very basic. Staffs are nice as long as you do not have any complain. The moment you show up with any concern their behavior change suddenly. Breakfast was also very basic without many choices. Milk...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I will be taking to the Duty Manager about not offering service till 10:00 AM. I do pass by there most days so I will also keep my eye on it. As for the Hotel rooms yes we are an older building but do have some larger updated rooms. We know air conditions is an...

Reviewed 11 September 2015

This Hotel situated right in the center of Victoria, Vancouver island, was very convenient and even had dedicated parking nearby - but watch out as the spaces may all get full up. Room was fine - though a little bit 'used' and the prices were OK. We ate at the restaurant up on the roof and the food was very...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Kris, Thank you for your review. Your comments will be very helpful for people coming to our beautiful city.

Denmark
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This is an old style hotel in an historic building in downtown Victoria. You get a good, average hotel incl. basic breakfast. Nothing fancy, but perfect for at short stay. We had a spacious room and bathroom with a not existing view. Durring daytime you have free water and coffee at the lobby which we enjoyed. hotelparking around the corner...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Kris, Thank you for your review. Your comments about our property are spot on and will be very helpful to future visitors. Cheers.

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights mid week and enjoyed our stay. No problems with noise as it was wet so no Volleyball on the court beneath our window as have read in other reviews. Our room was decent, very small bathroom and could not get TV to work but wasn't worried enough to call reception. All staff helpful and pleasant....

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Louie, Thank you for taking time to comment about our hotel. Your comments about our breakfast is what travellers need to know. I am sure any hotel would appreciate a call to the Hotel front desk about the TV not working as we need to fix it ASAP if not for you the next guest. Again thank you for your...

New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Has the basics covered. Central location, reasonably priced. Handy to have a bit of breakfast before leaving the hotel for the day. By 4:30ish on our 2nd day our room had not yet been tidied. We didn't really need it so put out the "do not disturb" sign so we didn't bother with it. Only 2 nights so it wasn't...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Leslie, thank you for your review. Great location at a very reasonable price is what we are all about.. We hope to see you again in our beautiful city.

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Our room was on the 'quiet' side, and with 3 fans blowing through the night, was reasonably quiet. No AC, so they provide fans, and we brought one of our own. Lucky, as it was a very warm part of August. Service was very friendly throughout - front desk, pub, restaurant, etc. Only 2 blocks from the Empress, so very...

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Gordon, thank you for your review it will be very helpful to future travelers. Thank you for mentioning our location and all the fun activities close by including the Victoria Harbour Ferries.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Rooftop Surf Club
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, American, Canadian
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Strathcona Hotel is located ion the heart of downtown Victoria within walking distance of the Empress Hotel and Victoria Conference Centre, Royal BC Museum, Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour and downtown shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Strathcona Hotel

Address: 919 Douglas St | British Columbia, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2C2, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range: ₹ 5,053 - ₹ 9,625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Strathcona Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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“Ask for a modern room with two large beds.”
S8668GHmichellem, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for third floor or higher on the quiet side of the building”
Kweega, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We were able to get a room on the 4th floor north side of the building to reduce the club noise.”
ranger002us, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try for a high floor as the on the east side to avoid the night club sounds - unless you are night clubbing”
Italyinjune07, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“request a room away from the bar!!”
712luckygal, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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