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Hotel Rialto

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653 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N8, Canada (Formerly Hotel Douglas)
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I purchased the package with BC Ferries and found this hotel to be just lovely. Very well decorated, room was lovely and well sized. The bathroom was nicely decorated as well, although they may want to change the window coverings next to the toilet. Venetian blinds do not give one a great sense of privacy. Even though I was only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel at affordable if you are willing to walk a few blocks to the wharf. Medium sized, well appointed room and large bath. The only disappointment was when we ckecked with incorrect info on parking (free until 8am not 9) and confusing details about how it works. But the receptionist was very apologetic and even gave us a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a great find and I would stay here again when visiting Victoria. The hotel is on the opposite end of town from the ferries, about a 10 minute walk. All the shopping and China town are all within easy walking distance. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Our room was decorated with a modern feel, clean without... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is well-placed for exploring Victoria, and the rooms and amenities are first rate. Clean and well-maintained, the bonus is the breakfast. My only quibble was that when we arrived the air-conditioning was blasting and the room freezing; this despite a sign right next to the thermostat urging visitors to be moderate about their energy use! Staff training about... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had one night at Rialto and found it very central, great service, great shower.breakfast and coffee best we have had on our 4 week trip - 4 fussy breakfast eaters!! Had been warned about it being noisy but that was not a concern

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"Great location, beautiful décor throughout the hotel, truly lovely staff and fabulous food...I had THE BEST mussels on the west coast at the hotel's sophisticated, fun bar Veneto, served by a trio of professional, lively, gregarious bartenders who are guaranteed to make your stay extra special!".

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Woodinville, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Victoria and purchased a pkg deal with our Victoria Clipper transportation that included the hotel and they suggested Hotel Rialto. So glad they did as it was a wonderful hotel conveniently located to activities we were doing in Victoria (attending Victoria Harbourcats baseball... 10 min. walk; bikeriding... 5 min. walk to bike shop; harbor siteseeing... 10 min. walk, etc.)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A warm welcome Ina beautiful city. Very helpful staff gave us excellent lunch suggestions and the bar at the hotel was great. Nice liquor store next door. Lovely large room. Would stay again for sure.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely boutique hotel, reasonably priced in the middle of Victoria. Close to Chinatown with easy access to restaurants, bars and parking close by. The front desk staff were very helpful and friendly. He could give us the history of the natives to great restaurant recommendations:) The free cheese plate from the lounge was a nice welcome. We had a great... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Rialto on our trip to Victoria. We had researched and based on reviews, etc., chose the Rialto. Staff was very friendly and knowledgable. Roon was small but very nice. Location is outstanding for exploring the city. You are given a coupon for a breakfast pastry and coffee for each day you are staying. It's a great... More 

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