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Gatsby Mansion

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X2, Canada (James Bay)
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Ranked #47 of 110 Victoria B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
pwilliamson201 Courtenay, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Courtenay, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautifully maintained mansion in part of a group of hotels right on the Harbour - beautiful gardens, friendly staff , breakfast was excellent (on the sunny porch!) - picture perfect. The price is right too.

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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 at the Gatsby Mansion. Our location overlooking the Inner Harbour is ideal for viewing the beauty and activity of the Harbour. The Gatsby Mansion along with the Middle House and the Judge's House are historic landmarks in Victoria.. As well our gardens are unique for a hotel in downtown. There... More

Centennial, Colorado
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel is in prime location and beautiful from the outside. Upon check-in, the staff was not overwhelmingly friendly. We were pointed in the direction of the room. My mother was unable to get her luggage to the 3rd floor of the mansion. We were not offered any help and had to find the maintenance man to help us. We stayed... More

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

Our sincere apologies for the inconveniences that you and your mother encountered during your stay. When guests book at the Gatsby, the front desk agents are trained to advise the guest that there is no elevator and they then ask the guest if they would like assistance. Your comments have now established changes whereby the guest will automatically be escorted... More

Roswell, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

You cannot beat the location of the Gatsby - only 2 blocks from the Legislature building and just across the street from the Inner Harbour. We walked to dinner every night. The breakfast is yummy and we ate on the porch overlooking the harbor. We had a large room with a small porch with a view however the black flies... 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 Huntingdon Manor and the Gatsby Mansion are under new ownership. Both facilities will under go complete refurbishment starting this October. We invite you to come back to experience the Gatsby's new look. More

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Got a room on the second floor facing the water with a king bed for just over $100 per night. Just stayed one night but would definitely stay next time we are in Victoria if the price is the same. Place seems very old which it is but adds charm to the experience. Good location just a short walk to... 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 stay at the Huntingdon Manor. Value for money spent is something that we all appreciate. The Huntingdon Manor offers a fabulous location,comfortable accommodations and friendly knowledgeable staff. The Huntingdon Manor will see complete refurbishments of its guestrooms this fall and early winter. There will be no construction so our guests will not... More

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I've always wanted to stay here, so I decided to treat myself & a friend to a few days mid-week. We got the Baker room on the 3rd floor. It was bigger than I expected. All the little details in the room, from the books on the shelves, to the miniature pictures by the window, made this just such a... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I got married here 12 years ago and have returned to The Gatsby Mansion many times since. We have tried out most of the rooms and the harbour view ones are our favourite, although each room has its own wonderful character. Our check-in agent (Catherine) on this visit was exceptional. The place is old-style and we love... More

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Catherine A, Front Office Manager at Gatsby Mansion, responded to this review

We are delighted that you have selected The Gatsby Mansion again and we certainly appreciate your comments! We deeply value your relationship with The Gatsby Mansion and are committed to providing you with the highest level of service simply because our guests deserve the very best. Looking forward to be your host again, With best regards, Catherine Audet Front Office... More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I am originally from Victoria so having passed this beautiful building over the years I decided to book it on a trip back. When we arrived we were shown to a horribly dirty room with mould and cobwebs on the ceiling and in the bathroom, ancient carpet and upholstery. We asked for another room only to be taken to another... More

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Address: 309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X2, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
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Hotel Class:3 star — Gatsby Mansion 3*
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Nothing feels more like Victoria than the Gatsby Mansion. The Gatsby Mansion is comprised of two buildings: The Gatsby House and the Judges House. Both buildings are over 100 years old with elegant gardens and fountains. ... more   less 
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