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The Strathcona Hotel

919 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2C2, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Strathcona for a couple of nights. One of our cheaper accommodation stays in Canada. Room was small but clean and good value. Hotel had plenty of facilities and location was excellent. Plenty of shops and tourist sights within walking distance.

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

Lewis, Thank you for taking time to review the Hotel. Your comments will be very helpful to future travelers. More 

Escondido, California, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a decent hotel, average, but it was fine for the price of $65 american per night. The reason I am giving them such a poor review is that I brought 2 brand new shirts one I hadn't even worn yet. I hung them both up in the closest. I left the hotel and checked out. I didn't realize... More 

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

Danny, I known you have been in contact with out Front Desk staff and they personally went to your room to look for your shirts and again confirmed with house keeping that they also did not find your shirts. I hope that there is some other explanation regarding the missing items but I a certain our staff followed Hotel procedures. More 

Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Strathcona Hotel is a shining example of an old hotel reborn. Centrally located in downtown Victoria, everything you need is within a fifteen minute walk. An efficient and reasonably priced shuttle bus (not the hotel's) takes you to the international airport in about thirty minutes. The bus terminal for crosswater and upisland services is 1.5 blocks away. The cuisine... More 

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

John. Thank you for taking time to write a review. You comments will be very helpful for future travelers. Next time you visit Victoria have the Hotel front desk contact me as I would like to personally say hello and thank you. More 

Gabriola Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights at the Strathcona, ate and drank in a different part each time. The staff is super friendly and helpful. Love the sports bar, great place to watch the Grey Cup. We were upgraded for a nominally fee to a much larger room. Looking forward to being back next weekend. You can not get much more centrally local... More 

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

GulfIslander, See you at the Sticky Wicket for the CFL 102 Grey Cup Game. Your comments are appreciated and will be very helpful to future travelers. Thank you. More 

Tweed Heads, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 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 

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 82
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