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James Bay Inn Hotel, Suites & Cottage

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270 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2L2, Canada
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Black Creek, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old building, nicely maintained. The regular rooms are small, but clean and quiet. There are no hairdryers provided so you will want to take your own. If you are challenged by stairs then give it a pass, as the front steps up into the lobby are long and steep, and inside there are no elevators. All fine... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed JBI very much. Tons of character and charm. Room was simple and CLEAN!! I love the old building and creaking floors. Restaurant is great and pub has nice vib. I do recommend the James Bay Inn.

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

Absolutely loved the James Bay inn for my solo trip to BC. Super close to everywhere I'd want to go, the staff is great, the rooms are clean and cozy. Not very spacious though, but perfect for one person. Free wifi is a plus and the cable package is extensive! The only downside is that the walls are PAPER thin.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

To a history buff like me, the James Bay Inn is rich with the aire of Victorian-era BC; staff is personable, thoughtful & accommodating. I have stayed here annually over the 15 years I have frequented Victoria; and I wouldn't stay anywhere else. Whether in the summer months, or for a winter get-away, the Inn is my perfect stay.

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Kamloops
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44 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We rented the 2 bedroom cottage for 3 nights. It's located right next to the hotel and in a very convenient location within easy walking distance to stores, downtown core of Victoria as well as the inner harbor and right next to the Beacon Hill park and James Bay. It's a very comfortable older cottage with 2 small bedrooms, nice... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

The location of the hotel was great very close to parliament and Government street. The room was clean and so was the bathroom, however there was a wide gap under the door revealing the light from the corridor. It was so wide that somebody could have peeked through if they wanted to. This needs to be rectified.

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Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We love the JBI. They give you a voucher for 15% off at the Pub downstairs which is decently priced to begin with. The corner rooms are great - lots of light and the bed is a dream. It has character, staff are approachable and great location.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As part of our Christmas gift, we spent 3 days in Victoria, and stayed 2 nights at the James Bay Inn. Very cozy, comfortable, quiet, and clean Inn. A 8-minute walk to downtown Victoria. The Inn has a restaurant and a bar. At the Reception Desk, one can get coupons for a 15% discount on meals. Good service, and coffee... More 

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