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Helm's Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   600 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada (James Bay)
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Ranked #11 of 57 hotels in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mother and I spent one night at Helm's Inn. We found the location very convenient: close to the bus depot where we arrived and departed, and near the Parliament building and harbor. Despite being in the heart of things, our room was not facing the street, and was very quiet and comfortable. In fact, my mother kept remarking how... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An older property that has been maintained, updated and equipped with friendly and helpful staff. Room was great, clean, updated and well furnished with a functional if small kitchenette all for a reasonable price. The property is well located and easy walking distance to the inner harbour which makes a great jumping off point to exploring the downtown core. Parking... More

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Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed last year at the Helm's Inn and enjoyed it, but this year managed to book earlier and got an upgraded room on the third floor of the main building (for anyone with mobility issues this could be a problem as they have no elevator). They also like to see repeat customers, so that may have helped out my cause.... More

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Fort St John
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Helms Inn is very well located for the Victoria bound travel. Located at the end of the down town core one block off the harbour you can walk to most down town facilities and services. It is also right behind the Royal museum and IMAX centre which is a must visit. The hotel is very clean, well kept and... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Helm's Inn is a very clean, very nice little hotel with an excellent location, and perfectly met our needs during a 2-night stay in Victoria. It is next door to the Royal BC Museum, and blocks away from the harbor and major sights. We loved that the furnishings were a bit funky - not your typical hotel decor. It... More

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Beloeil, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel composed of 3 different buildings is conveniently located downtown. At first we had problems parking(there was no space left), we had to go inquire inside and seek help. Then we got the room, it was a corner room(206) on the parking side of the museum, the door was very hard to open, as we got in a foul... More

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Belton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Excellent location, good budget pricing, small, intimate, nice quiet hotel. Cons (depending on your point of view): No views, no hotel restaurant, meeting rooms or extensive services, no hustle & bustle. Our challenge on this long weekend stay was to accommodate the needs of 7 family members (basically 3 couples) including one member who has mobility issues and all... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at Helm's Inn countless times. If you drive by and don't know this place, you might feel it is outdated. That is where it ends. Checking in, you have friendly service but what I also appreciate is that the rooms are nicely decorated and you don't feel like you are in a standard hotel room. There is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The helm's inn is staffed by some do the nicest most helpful Canadians I have met on my trip. The hotel is in a great location with very reasonable parking rates. A short walk and you are at the inner pier. The room was very comfortable and had full kitchen facilities. Wifi is very good had no difficulties face timing... More

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24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't fault this hotel one bit. The outside of the building is a little dated and has all the appearances of a budget hotel but what a surprise we got when we opened the bedroom door! A really spacious room with a huge comfy bed, desk, armchairs, dining table & chairs, full length mirrored sliding robes, another pull out... More

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Address: 600 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
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Hotel Class:2 star — Helm's Inn 2*
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Helm`s Hotel Victoria
Helms Hotel Victoria

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