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James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   270 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
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Ranked #31 of 57 hotels in Victoria
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chilliwack, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place in a pamphlet and got the room via Expedia. I have to agree 100% with iRmacman and georgiahurlock's reviews. While Maureen98033 has some points, she is totally wrong to say it's really awful. The building is from 1911. Of course it's not going to be like some thing built now. That's part of it's charm! And... More

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Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for cookie-cutter, Motel-8-style accommodation, look somewhere else. If you like good prices, excellent location and a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere, the James Bay Inn is a good choice for your stay. James Bay itself is a delightful, historic and very well maintained residential neighbourhood. The hotel is situated in the middle of it, with only a five... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay here. My husband and I stayed for 3weeks while we tried to find somewhere to live in victoria. The staff were beyond helpful and friendly and we were upgraded to a larger room which was lovely. It was clean and the free parking and wifi were great. The pub was excellent. I would recommend staying... More

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Kirkland, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This hotel is old, smelly, and really awful. Do yourself a favor and stay somewhere else! There are no individual temperature controls in the rooms, no hair dryers, coffee makers or any of the amenities one is accustomed to. Location, free Wi-Fi and free parking are the only things this place has going for it. No elevators, and lots of... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed 1 night in Victoria, the location is 5 minutes walking distance from the center of Victoria. The Pub and Restaurant was excellent! The building was very old though. We booked for a std double room but they upgraded it for a king size bedroom for free :)

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is a neat spot. I was in 328 which was a single queen room. It was a little dark but bed was comfy and the room was nice. Hotel service was nice and there is a pub And resto! You get a 15% off coupon for the resto when you check in. There is a balcony out front of... More

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7 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stayed here because it was inexpensive, and we wanted a quick trip away. It has character, being an old English style building, but it is definitely an Inn. The walls are paper thin, huge gaps under the thin doors. We could here the neighbours snoring........ If you need a cheap stay in Victoria, it'll work, but if you want... More

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Victoria
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I wanted to go for a little weekend getaway with my girlfriend to Victoria. We searched and searched for the best deal and James Bay inn was it. I was not expecting a lot from the two star rating. We had an awesome weekend. Their rooms were very clean, the hotel was quiet and the staff helped in every question... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Whenever I go to Victoria, I stay here because it's in James Bay, one of my favorite areas of Victoria with lots of interesting old houses. It's well maintained. The rooms I've stayed in (Queen bed) are clean and quiet. The bed is good. It feels a bit like home away from home. Staff are friendly. And best of all,... More

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Also Known As:
James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage Hotel Victoria
James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites And Cottage
James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage Hotel
The James Bay Hotel
James Bay Hotel
Address: 270 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 57 hotels in Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the Historic district facing lush Beacon Hill Park, a green walk to the ocean and steps to the picturesque Inner Harbour and downtown's shopping and entertainment. Cozy, simple and affordable accommodation is provided in this three story Edwardian architecture with Heritage House and Cottage. Some day-dreaming cases have been reported on sunny balconies with birds tweeting and frequent horse-drawn carriages trotting by. Art-deco Café-restaurant and friendly pub.Free parking. Free Wi-Fi. Free Spirit. ... more   less 
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