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Hotel Rialto

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   653 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N8, Canada (Formerly Hotel Douglas)
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Ranked #4 of 57 Hotels in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister & I thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Rialto. The staff were pleasant & helpful, the room was immaculate, nicely decorated and even smelled fresh all the time. The beds were very comfortable & we were in a quiet room away from the street. I didn't think we'd use the on site restaurants, but we did & were overall... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The folks at the front desk are incredibly friendly and helpful. This location is great in terms of access downtown on foot. I've noticed others complaints of noise, but i'm not sure if these folks have ever stayed in a city before. It's no different than staying on a busy street in any city (while Victoria is a quaint city,... More

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Rob C, Director of Sales at Hotel Rialto, responded to this review

Hi Jenn, I think you make a great point about the city. Victoria is certainly no noisier than any city I've been to and I've always felt that if you want all the culture and amenities that a vibrant city provides, there has to a tolerance level for what comes with it. Thank you for sharing some details of your... More

Port Townsend WA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel provides a nice compromise between luxury and economy. The decor is inspired by Italy, but overall minimalist. Rooms are clean and well maintained, beds and bedding are quite nice. Parking is self-parking and off-site - about 1/2 block away in a secure lot, but you still had that walk - rain or shine. Rooms are small, but ours... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night after travelling in off the ferry. Very comfortable,clean rooms. Our room was very quiet as we were at the back of hotel, probably would have been a bit noisier had it been on Main Street side. Only one street down from China town and close to main attractions. They offered a free pastry and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel will provide you excellent accommodations together with it's ideal location that was in easy walking distance of outstanding restaurants and the marina area. Take the local bus to see Butchart Gardens. The stop is right across the street from the hotel. All that information plus restaurant suggestions provided by the knowledgeable, patient and always willing to help staff... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were very happy with the Hotel Rialto. When we checked in they offered us a cheese plate in their bar and it was fabulous. The rooms were very comfortable and quiet. We had a queen room on the third floor, it faced a brick wall, but we didn't spend much time in the room, so we didn't care. The... More

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Slave Lake, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Hotel Rialto for one night in September. I booked this hotel based on the reviews on Tripadvisor, and was dissapointed in this case. Street parking around the hotel is terrible, which is to be expected for a downtown hotel. In order to park in the hotel compound, which is a block away, you... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel Rialto during our trip to BC. The hotel was an excellent example of a wonderfully renovated and appointed boutique hotel. One of the major things that set it apart is the professional and friendly customer service displayed by all the staff. They were all tremendously accomodating and were major contributors to a great visit to... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went crazy trying to find a hotel in Victoria. All of them were either poorly rated, ridiculously expensive, or both! I finally settled on Hotel Rialto. The reviews were fairly positive, it had a nice downtown location, and the price seemed reasonable. After having stayed there, I'm happy with my choice. BUT, please read on for some tips to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely 3 nights at this nicely appointed boutique hotel. We easily walked to everything of interest in the downtown area, and the public bus to Butchard Gardens stops right outside. My girlfriend simply loved her Veggy Benny for breakfast at Cafe Veneto..."The best breakfast I've ever had!" The lattes were very nice also, to the point that... More

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Rob C, Director of Sales at Hotel Rialto, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and thorough review of the hotel, it means a great deal to a small independent property. Really happy to learn you enjoyed your time with us so much. Look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. Sincerely, Rob More

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Address: 653 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N8, Canada (Formerly Hotel Douglas)
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Rialto 3.5*
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