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The Strathcona Hotel

919 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2C2, Canada
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Ranked #39 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a room at this lovely hotel for one night in beautiful Victoria. The first girl on the front desk we found to be rude and in my opinion should not be the front face of this historic hotel. I paid and as we walked to the room felt I didn't really want to stay. The room was lovely... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Carrie thank you for your review. I will be in touch with the Hotel desk manager today. I am pleased Alexis helped make stay your the Strathcona Hotel a better experience and I will personally stop by the Hotel Desk and pass along your very kind words. More

Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Strathcona Hotel is in an excellent location and provides wonderful accommodation Victorias most entertaining hotel features the Sticky Wicket pub and restaurant the Clubhouse Grillroom and Lounge Big Bad Johns Hillbilly bar and 9 one 9 Nightclub Good rooms at great rates in an excellent location make this a hard to beat value - Free continental breakfast - Wi-Fi... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Dmirty. Thank you for your review. I hope your enjoyed the rest of Victoria as much at the Strathcona Hotel. Your comments will be very helpful to other travellers. More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I stayed at the Strathcona for one night in July and had a very pleasant experience. Staff were very warm, friendly and accomodating - on the account of numerous things I kept leaving in my room!!! and breakfast was plentiful. Good variety of breakfast items available and very tasty. The only minor downside was the room was quite small and... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Ross, Thank you for your review your comments will be very helpful to future guests. More

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Arrived by ferry from Seattle and walked to the Strathcona. Not far and easy to find. Found the staff overwhelmed and consequently a touch rude. Room was on about the 3rd floor overlooking the bar and volleyball courts. It seemed old and dirty and really small. Wouldn't stay here again unless I had to.

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

1wings, Thank you for your review. As a constant thread in most of guest's reviews is about our courteous staff I can only apologize for your experience. As the Hotel front desk manager also looks at all of our reviews your comments will noted to all the front desk staff. More

Victoria, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I stayed on the top floor in their cheaper rooms facing south. The room reminded me of my grandma's farmhouse. Some people might use the terms "rustic" and "patina" in their descriptions - but not me. The bed was standard but the room was so small that it occupied 80% of the floor space. There was no desk but merely... More

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Joel C, Manager at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Ronald, Than you for taking time to comment on the Strathcona Hotel. Your tips on downtown parking will be helpful. A note from our front desk manager parking is our lot is $10.00 per day including taxes. More

Lyon, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Strathcona hotel in Victoria has a little touch of old fashion, charm & history .right.in the center of victoria. The rooms are not at high modern standard , but the restaurant, pub &the Big bad John's bar is worth the visit ! Very fair price vz quality. Girls at front desk are very helpfull & smiling , if you... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

DaHut, Thank you for writing a review for the Strathcona Hotel, the Sticky Wicket Pub and Big Bad John's Lounge. Dani is our newest front desk clerk so your review confirms we got the job hire right. Cheers, More

West Kelowna, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Friendly staff and great nearby pub. Room had basics only. But it was clean and tidy. Noisy hall with doors slamming often. Breakfast was included but very continental - no hot food - no yoghurt. We would come again as the pros out weigh cons. Kelowna couple

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Bamm417, Thank you for your review. Yes we have a great location in Downtown Victoria and friendly and knowledgeable staff . The continental breakfast started out as just that serving coffee, tea, juice and pastries. Now we have added fresh fruit, cereal, almond milk, toast and bagels. We believe this is a great value considering the very reasonable room rates... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Well. Its cheap hotel right in the center of Victoria. The lobby looks great. Our room was very small, but clean. There was no fridge or coffee pot however what can you expect for 100 CAD/ night right? Only thing that really anoyed us was light. There was really bad lighting in our room so we couldnt read in the... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Lucie, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I have talk to housekeeping and maintenance regarding the lighting. We are trying to find the right light bulb with all the new LED and fluorescent energy saving bulbs on the market. It is a work in progress. I believe there is almond milk at breakfast but I will... More

Calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I recently traveled to Victoria on a business trip and needed a hotel to stay for one night, so chose the Strathcona. The hotel staff were friendly and the the hotel itself had a charm to it, being a heritage building. The location is great and there are quite a few eating/drinking establishments attached, so it is easy to grab... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Southbound. Thank you for your comments. We hope to see you again the next time business takes you to Victoria. More

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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Strathcona Hotel has 'old world charm' and an old fashioned feel, but had most 'mod cons' - but no kettle etc, which (coming from the British Isles) I did miss! Ice (avaialble from from the bar next door) came in a 2.5 kg bag, which lasted about a day in the fridge. I slept like a log - the... More

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Joel C, Director of Sales at The Strathcona Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Weary Traveller, Thank you for your review about our hotel and location. A great comment regarding the Pacific Coach Lines location for anybody travelling from Vancouver by BC Ferries of from destinations all over Vancouver Island. More

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Address: 919 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2C2, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
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Number of rooms: 82
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