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Sandman Hotel Victoria

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2852 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4M5, Canada (Burnside)
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, UK
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A one night stay. OK not quite in the centre of Victoria - more like a 20 minute walk! But rooms were clean and spacious, staff were pleasant, and the sleep was good. Didn't do the breakfast as there were too many other options. The shark bar next door just offers normal sports bar fare, i.e. American football (which I... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here just one night traveling around in BC. Overall clean hotel with friendly staff at a feasible 15 min walk from downtown Victoria. The swimming pool is fine, the gym somehow stuffy because of little air circulation. There is also a small laundry available.

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North Bay, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was clean, had spacious rooms and the staff was friendly/knowledgeable. We stayed there for 3 nights while visiting Victoria. Its a 5/10 minute cab ride to downtown or the harbor. The restaurant that's attached to the hotel has very good food and service. They have a breakfast area that's separate from the hotel plus a full sized bar/restaurant in... More

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My room was much better than I expected for the price. It was a mini suite on the third floor with both a bedroom and a small sitting room. The bed was a king and very comfortable. All of the front desk staff were friendly and helpful. I will use this as my Victoria hotel in the future.

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Vancouver
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My family booked a room with a kitchenette so we could be self-sufficient for the weekend while we were attending a softball tournament in town. We were placed in a room with a window overlooking the front entrance and smoking area, meaning we had the sun shining in our window early in the morning, which I actually enjoyed. The only... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was slightly out of town with approx 30 min walk to harbour. The hotel was good, with friendly efficient service. Room was large with kitchenette so if staying for more the one night could be useful.. The only downside to the hotel was location, the walk back from town at night was passed prostitutes and homeless sleeping rough.... More

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Richmond, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed overnight in a King Suite. Bed was comfortable, room space is ok, clean. large indoor pool. Negative: pillows are not enough- be sure to ask for extra as soon as you check-in. Towels are not big enough & easily soaks so ask for extra, too.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It was bad on my first visit in May. I had a very old room that seemed like it hadn't been renovated since the early 90's. When I asked to switch to the "renovated" part of the hotel they told me it would be a loss of revenue... Guest services is not their strongest either. I'm not sure why I... More

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generalhospitality, General Manager at Sandman Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. I wanted to touch on your comment in regards to our guest rooms. All of our guest rooms have been renovated with various updates over the past few years. We are currently in the process of and continuing to upgrade all rooms to enhance the guest experience. The rooms I believe you are referring... More

Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend and were very disappointed. We have stayed at other Sandmans and assumed they were all the same. Not so. Positive: Room was clean and Shark Club attached so it's easy to get a bite to eat if you don't want to go out. Pretty good central location. Indoor pool. Housekeepers were... More

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generalhospitality, General Manager at Sandman Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us. First off thank you for your positive comments regarding the cleanliness of your room and the warm hospitality of our housekeeping team, I will be sure to share this with them. Also having the Shark Club attached to the hotel is a great asset to our establishment as they... More

Nanaimo, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I've stayed here before on business and chose to stay again for a family vacation because it has a great pool (large, very clean). I checked in with two 13 year olds and when I asked the desk clerk what the age was that children could swim without an adult present, he said *18*. I commented that was very odd... More

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generalhospitality, General Manager at Sandman Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your recent stay. I apologize for the communication error regarding the age limit for using the pool area. I wanted to clarify that the age limit to use the pool without an adult is 13 years old. We do post signs that the hot tub is to be used by adults only... More

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Address: 2852 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4M5, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Burnside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sandman Hotel Victoria 2.5*
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