We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 57 Victoria hotels

Hotel Zed

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 3K4, Canada (Formerly Blue Ridge Inn) (Burnside)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Zed to your Saves list
Hotel Zed
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
77%
Ranked #32 of 57 hotels in Victoria
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
jothebartender victoria b.c.
  • Overview
  • Reviews (165)
  • Photos (38)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (27)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

165 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    42
    79
    32
    7
    5
See reviews for
56
54
15
12
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (27)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
victoria b.c.
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Smiles go miles Immediately as you arrive at hotel zed you know your in for something unique and special. What grabs your attention foremost though, is the courteous, friendly, go out of their way staff. If you've read other reviews they've vastly covered the 70s theme, the decor and amenities...so I need not banter about that. I've stayed in 5... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kuna, Idaho
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff at Hotel Zed are amazing and very friendly people. They help give Canada a good reputation. They treat you like people not a number. They talk with a smile in their voice and have wonderful customer service skills. The cleanliness of this hotel was exceptional! Jessica did an outstanding job in making sure that everything in our room... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Somewhere North
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I gotta say that they really did an interesting remodel of this place. It was formerly known as the Blue Ridge Inn when I stayed last year. I don't know if the "Zed" part of the hotel's name works for me but hey, that's marketing for you. Basically what your paying for is convenience balanced out by cost and value.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel with its corky look comes with a indoor pool water slide and a cool VW bus that's parked out front...koodos to that.the staff are very friendly the room are freshly upgraded and the place is clean for the most part ,comfortable beds and some neat looking things in the room. I booked for one night but stayed two... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Qualicum Beach, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

hotel zed is awesome the best hotel ever so colourful and fun there is ping pong and wii and even a water slide and a really nice pool and even a hippy van shuttle its awesome. the hotel is so nice. nothing could possibly beat it.;)

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Little far out of city, however free bike hire and shuttle service. Spotless rooms everything new, well thought out, little touches everywhere, awesome staff, map on check in, spent a lot on renovation, just ac missing. Do have fan though. Wouldn't recommend anywhere else for value and service in Victoria.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Toronto
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Zed on two separate nights whilst exploring Victoria and the Gulf Islands. They have clearly put a ton of effort into face lifting this hotel. The retro feel is quite cool - loved the decor and the comic books! Good k-cup coffee in the lobby and the staff were super friendly. The first night we stayed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
hotelzed, General Manager at Hotel Zed, responded to this review

Laksagirl, thanks for the review! We are excited you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the feedback. We are now finished the renovation and just working on a few small details to make Hotel Zed the coolest place to stay! Hope to welcome you back in the future. Chris Knight General Manager More

Calgary
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about this Motel. LOCATION About 5 minutes by car to Downtown, across from a small Shopping Mall, not bad. COMMON AREAS Free parking outside the room, that was a plus. The stairs were a bit dirty. The pool is indoors, it wasn't appealing so I didn't try it. They also have a slide and hot tub.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
hotelzed, General Manager at Hotel Zed, responded to this review

Dear CDNchicken Thanks for the review on Hotel Zed. It sounds like you enjoy some of the things about your stay but I am sorry we didn't meet all of your expectations. Our VW Bus schedule is 9am to 8pm daily but I believe we had a staffing issue the day you were here and could only run it until... More

Seattle, Washington
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the update is finished, I am sure it will have the desired Victoria hipster, retro feel, but currently (end of July) it is a work in progress. Our room was at the back away from the road noise - a good choice. Room nicely decorated, good TV, WIFI, but no A/C, and the old fashioned fan and open windows... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
hotelzed, General Manager at Hotel Zed, responded to this review

Dear Notnab Thanks for reviewing Hotel Zed! We are glad you enjoyed the concept and can't wait to welcome you back. We did in fact change out all of our bathroom counter tops, faucets and many toilets. New flooring in all bathrooms has also been completed. We will be continuing to add tub liner inserts to all rooms along with... More

Calgary, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hotel Zed while in town for a wedding. I used to live in Victoria and remember the not-so-great motel that was formerly at this location. The concept of Hotel Zed is awesome - funky, retro, hipster and oh-so-Victoria, but the execution didn't quite pan out. The rooms have all been redecorated but weren't gutted during the renos,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hotel Zed, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Zed? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Zed

Address: 3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 3K4, Canada (Formerly Blue Ridge Inn)
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Burnside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Zed 2.5*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Booking.com, Tingo, TripOnline SA, BookingOdigeoWL, Venere and Otel so you can book your Hotel Zed reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Blue Ridge Hotel Victoria
Blue Ridge Motel

38 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (21)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (15)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Victoria with
any amenities

Amenities

Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#13 Spa Hotel in Victoria
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We're a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC that is so completely awesome your mind will be blown! Ok, slight exaggeration, but we swear it's like nothing you've ever seen before: '67 VW shuttle, typewriter station, vinyl listening station, pool & waterslide, ping pong lounge, high tech media hubs in the rooms and comic books in the bathroom ... ... more   less 
Number of rooms
61

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Zed staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer