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Helm's Inn

#15 of 58 Hotels in Victoria
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600 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights. Very good location and easy walking to city centre, local attractions, and the Bus Terminal. Staff helpful. Value for money. Clean large room and a usable kitchenette. The only thing l would say to consider, there is no lift for upstairs guests. Narrow stairway which causes some difficulties with larger travelling luggage, when touring!!! This maybe a... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Helms Inn during a road trip of Vancouver Island. The room was big as was the super king size bed. However, I didn't sleep well due to the people above banging around for nearly 3 hours and you could hear through the walls. I had earplugs but you could still hear. The kitchen was also not well... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

My sister and I stayed here for a week in February 2015. The hotel is clean and the location is only 3 minutes from downtown Victoria. Our room had a full sized fridge, microwave, 2 element stove and sink. It was perfect to make ourselves a breakfast, pack a lunch and be on the go for the rest of the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a small hill that is in a neighborhood, yet, still within a two block walk to downtown harbor area. The room was comfortable and very big. The room we had, had a kitchen. That was convenient. The bathroom was adequate, not nearly as big as the room, but, it was just fine. The beds and linens were comfortable.... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have stayed in many places in Victoria but so happy that I found this place. I stayed there with my daughter and a friend. We had a separate bedroom with 2 double beds and a sitting room with a hide-a-bed. There was also a small kitchen. Everything was cozy, comfortable and clean. Staff was very helpful and pleasant. It... More 

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100 Mile House, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Good location, confusing grounds with different buildings and many exits. Walls were very thin and you could hear people talking through them. By the time we left, the hair dryer, iron, ironing board, and one wall outlet had stopped working. The bathroom was really small and poorly set up. The plus side is that it was clean. After voicing our... More 

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My family stayed at Helms Inn over Canada Day weekend this past summer and it was a great stay. We had two rooms and ours was like a small apartment with a kitchen. The room was very clean and tidy and appeared to have been renovated recently. We had a corner room on the top floor near the back of... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Helms Inn is handily located in downtown Victoria, close to the BC Museum and lots of restaurants. Their prices are extremely reasonable given their location; the rooms are spotless and the staff very pleasant. The kitchenettes are handy if you're planning to do some meals in your room. The fact that it is a reasonable stroll from places we like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Stayed there for three months and it was my best stay in Victoria! The people who work there are very friendly and available! The location is very close to all main tourists points of the city. Would recommend and definitely come back someday!

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Eugene, Oregon
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27 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have stayed here a dozen times or more and it has always been good. If you get the King Suite with the kitchen you can save even more money by cooking at "home". Our running club members always reserve rooms months in advance for the Victoria Marathon. It is just a short jog to the start/finish. Fantastic location, short... More 

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