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Gatsby Mansion

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309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X2, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved staying here - the room was spacious with a great view of the Inner Harbour and a little balcony. The adjacent property hosted breakfast each morning which was nicely put out and with a great view of the harbour across the street. Its an old building with some lovely features and nicely landscaped.

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

Thank you for your positive comments regarding your recent stay in the Gatsby Mansion. The Gatsby Mansion was built as a private residence over a century ago.The stain glass, the marvellous wood throughout and the ornate ceilings are characteristic of homes of that era. Recent improvements have further enhanced our guests experience. Victoria is a city that has held on... More 

Leduc, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another hotel with historic charm. The two we booked rooms were nicely renovated but this hotel also managed to keep the "old feel charm" in a fantastic manner. The staff is wonderful! The room was clean, comfortable and inviting. The Keurig coffee maker is a nice touch and was appreciated. The location is perfect as everything is in walking distance... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay in the Gatsby Mansion. The philosophy of the Gatsby Mansion is "Charm, Character and Essence of an earlier time when life was elegant, sophisticated and romantic". We have added some touches to the guestrooms and the Pendray Restaurant to enhance our guests' stay. These improvements have added to the ambience while... More 

Golden, B.C.
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rates in March and April are quite reasonable compared to the hotels. It is beside the harbour and within walking distance to the downtown core and the Parliament Buildings, EnMax, Empress Hotel. We stayed in Room #5 bright and huge room. We felt more at home there than ever at any hotel room. They also have a continental breakfast.... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay in the Gatsby Mansion. The garden setting of the Mansion overlooking the Inner Harbour is ideal for a visitor wanting to experience the best that Victoria has to offer. The Gatsby Mansion is an historic site. Recent refurbishments to the Mansion has added to the comfort of our guests without compromising... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We did not stay at this hotel but only had an afternoon tea in their restaurant. The snacks offered with the tea and the tea itself was delicious, but we found the price quite expensive. You can visit the Gatsby Mansion for an afternoon tea in a beautiful old house with a nice view by the seaside. However, keep in... More 

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

Thank you for your kind comments regarding our afternoon tea in the Gatsby Mansion. We introduced afternoon tea in 2014 and researched other venues in the downtown core in terms of their menu selections and pricing. Our menu is quite extensive and our pricing is below other hotels in the area offering a similar service. The Gatsby Mansion will be... More 

Peachland, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The staff is very friendly. The Gatsby Mansion is in dire need of renovation and update. No shower in the bathroom, no space around the sink, the carpet was dirty. We were very disappointed with the state of the bathroom. We had asked when we made our reservation if there was a shower (we had read online that not all... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay in the Huntingdon Manor. The Huntingdon Manor and the Gatsby Mansion are under new ownership. Early in the New Year, there are plans for refurbishments at the Mansion which will include new carpeting, new wall covering, new bedding and upgrades to the bathrooms. The Gatsby Mansion is an historic site and... More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Well, this place sure has an excellent outside appeal which can be deceiving! the moment you enter this beautiful mansion, the thrill starts to dissipate. For one thing, especially for senior like me, the absence of an elevator is a real pain! We had to climb three flights of stairs with our luggage ! The food is ok but overpriced... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at the Gatsby Mansion. The Gatsby Mansion is an historic site and as such elevators are verboten.We do have a number of seniors specifically request the Gatsby because of its charm and ambience. Reservations are made through the hotel and the staff are instructed to make the guest aware that there is... More 

Naknek, Alaska
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Price was good, staff was pleasant and helpful. Rooms and decor need some updating but overall we found the place to be lovely. We were a bit concerned with the restaurant downstairs as it seemed to be mostly empty at all times but found the food to be outstanding. Close to downtown Victoria, Royal BC museum and Parliament building. Lots... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at the Gatsby Mansion. The Gatsby Mansion will be undergoing some positive changes in the near future-- new carpets, beds, bedding and window coverings. The restaurant slows down right after Thanksgiving but will be busy again throughout December with Christmas high tea, private parties and as always outstanding cuisine for breakfast,... More 

Nor Cal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were delighted to have found the Gatsby Mansion, a boutique Hotel associated with the Huntingdon! On the waterfront, beautiful stroll to restaurants, and a grand full breakfast! We'd absolutely stay here again!

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

Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay at the Gatsby Mansion. Our location overlooking the Inner Harbour embodies the beauty that has made Victoria famous all over the world. The Gatsby will be undergoing some refurbishments over the next year bringing back the grandeur of years past. We invite you to come back and experience the new... More 

Courtenay, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This Hotel is nearly 100 yrs and is a wonderful place: think horror film mixed with Victorian charm. Now managed by next door Hotel, but okay for something different. Rooms good but bathrooms need updating - everything could use a lick of paint. No lift / escalator in this Hotel, just 100yr old stairs - so if you have mobility... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay in the Gatsby Mansion. Reservations for the Mansion are generally made directly with the hotel whereby the caller is advised of the absence of an elevator. There will be refurbishments done at the Gatsby to add to the comfort of our guests. The Gatsby Mansion is an historic site so the... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The location is phenomenal -- literally steps from the Port Angeles and San Juan ferry terminal. The building and room is also beautiful. But the bathroom is seriously flawed--no real shower (just a tub with a hose and no curtain, so water sprays everywhere) and a flimsy glass shelf above the sink that caused a glass to drop and shatter... More 

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

Thank you for your positive comments regarding your recent stay in The Gatsby Mansion. Our location , room ambience and value are certainly incentives for a pleasant stay. The room that you stayed in has a bathtub with a hand held shower .We apologize for any inconveniences that and the broken shelf may have caused you. We have since removed... More 

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