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Admiral Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   257 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X1, Canada (James Bay)
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Ranked #28 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My family and I visit Victoria once or twice a year. We acquired a small dog 8 years ago - so, had to find another 'regular' accommodation that offered pet-friendly rooms, but was very close to the Inner Harbour. We found the Admiral and have never looked back. Admittedly, the Admiral's decor is starting to look a wee bit tired... More 

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Comox Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Close to Royal Victoria Museum and COHO Ferry. I had a conference at the conference centre the next day. Very handy. Found the property very clean with friendly staff. This is a new place to stay for me when in Victoria.

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing you thoughts. We are really pleased that we will be your new home away from home. More 

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Well located near ferry dock, wharf, government house and museums. Tired decor is more than offset by spaciousness of the units. Staff was very helpful, eager to tell us places to visit in Victoria. Kitchen in unit makes this a great place for a multi-day stay.

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you appreciated the helpful service, cleanliness and spacious rooms. Kitchens are an added bonus when travelling.. It is nice to know that we are appreciated for the things we work to achieve. More 

Rockville, Maryland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

During part of our vacation in Victoria, BC, our family stayed at the Admiral Inn. This is an older hotel, quite nice, well maintained, and very clean. The staff was welcoming, unfailingly courteous and helpful. We had a suite on the second floor, reachable by a flight of outdoor stairs or by elevator. In the back of our suite, a... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely and succinct comments. You summed us up beautifully and w enjoyed your excellent photos. Our housekeepers beamed with your comments and the pictures of the flowers they tend with loving care. Thank you. More 

Adelaide, South Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
51 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Admiral Inn is well-located on Belleville St, next door to the Seattle Ferry Terminal and within easy walking distance of the harbour, Parliament Building, Information Centre and shopping precinct. Our room was very comfortable and included a kitchen and quite fast internet. I found the manager and staff helpful and the laundry was a bonus. Breakfast was adequate although the... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with everyone on tripAdvisor. We are glad you enjoyed our comfortable rooms and location. Part of the job we all like the most is helping our guests find the places and things to do in Victoria that match their interests so being supportive is what we like to do. Should you make it back... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I was 100% happy with the Admiral Inn. Its location in Victoria is fabulous, my room was spotless and quiet, the bed comfy, and the staff polite, courteous and informative. Its ideal for people with celiac disease as they provide gluten free bread AND toaster (brilliant!) and the kitchen in my suite was fully equipped so I could make meals... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments. We appreciate that your enjoyed staying with us Fellow celicas will appreciate your comments too. Hope to see you again. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were very happy with this hotel, which was quite cheap considering the location. Part hotel, part motel, don't expect great things from the breakfast, but besides for that, everythings was really what we wanted. Two minutes from the Black Ball Ferry from Port Angeles, and five minutes to walk to midtown, the location can't be beaten, and and we... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your response and letting everyone know about our location, and great value. Your comments about breakfast give us the opportunity to let everyone know that we have made some additions to the breakfast. We now have either or both, cheese & meat plate daily and hot sausage rolls. People seem to really appreciate this addition. More 

Chilliwack, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our stay was at 3 star comfortable hotel. It was located near the harbour and within walking distance of everything. We received actual metal keys for our room. The room was large but dated. We had a sliding glass door to our shared balcony but no window to open for night time sleeping. The AC was fine. There was a... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your kind thoughts with other TripAdvisor readers. It is nice that you liked so much about our hotel and your stay. I'd be pleased to learn which details you felt we should look into. We are always willing to learn better ways to improve the comfort of our guests stay. Hope to... More 

Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We read mixed reviews and weren't sure what to expect, but the Admiral Inn was wonderful. Our suite with living room, bedroom, and kitchenette was roomy and clean and only a little "worn" around the edges. Nothing to complain about at all. The staff were all exceptionally friendly. Best of all was the location, right by the harbor and within... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

So pleased that you want to return and that you decided to give us a try. We are aware that our old world charm is not for everyone, but thankfully the majority of people enjoy their stay with us and return or recommend us to friends and family. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and for your lovely review. More 

San Pol de Mar, Spain
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This hotel is very well located, within easy walking distance to the inner harbour, parliament, float planes etc. We survived without a car having arrived by float plane, but parking was available. The rooms are simple and likely haven't been updated for quite a while. They are clean and comfortable, overlooking the street. A free, simple, continental breakfast was included... More 

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VictoriaBCAdmiral1, General Manager at Admiral Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, our location and the ambiance. Thank you for taking the time to let us and others know of your appreciation. More 

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Address: 257 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X1, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Admiral Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Admiral Hotel Victoria
Admiral Motel Victoria
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Victoria

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