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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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Victoria, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed on a Saturday night and was in the 5th floor corner room. It's small but clean and comfortable. I was surprised on how quiet it was considering how many bars and nightclubs are in the building and I actually had a really great sleep. The hotel is a great value and I will be staying there again. Note:... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was a decent price and we got in late so it was nice to have some beers onsite. I would have liked to have had a coffee maker, soap dish and more pillows. I know that I could have asked for more but sometimes it's nice to have a hotel over deliver - even on a cheap deal.... More 

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

Giveit2mestraight, Thank you for your review. A quick call to the Hotel desk would have solved the pillow issue. We have two extra pillow in all the Hotel room's armoires/dressers. If our housekeeping staff missed this we would have sent pillows to your room. Housekeeping will also be looking at all the headboards, thank you. We do hope to see... More 

anacortes,wash
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't beat the central location of this old hotel. Has great restaurant on ground floor, an active pub location. Rooms over the street can be noisy when pubs close. Small, quaint rooms, very clean. Staff friendly and helpful. Their website gives extra bonus in meal vouchers at times. Don't stay here if you want fancy, do stay here if you... More 

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

HarmonyPJ, A great review of our Hotel and the Sticky Wicket Pub. I am sure your review will be very helpful future travellers. Thank you. More 

Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value for money in central location. Rooms are on the small side & have no fridge or coffee making facilities. Wifi is also hit & miss. But it has the sticky wicket pub downstairs that has nice food for a good price Service was also excellent & very helpful. Breakfast was ok. Overall for price & location excellent value... More 

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

Neil, Thank you for your review. We will continue to work with our internet company to improve our WiFi. More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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 December 11, 2014

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 November 29, 2014

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 November 24, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel 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 

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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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