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Helm's Inn

2.0 of 5 600 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
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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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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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 via mobile

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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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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Cochrane, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a "King Suite". It is an older place but has been refurbished with high end materials. The kitchen is well equipped and the bed very comfortable. We were on the south side which was quiet. The staff was very helpful and professional. There is no elevator and parking is outside which might be a problem for some.... More 

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Regina, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very nice room at an affordable price. Studio with kitchen. (They have one bed apartments too.) Easy walk to the waterfront, restaurants, Legislative Bldg and downtown in one direction, and an excellent grocery store in the other direction. Across the street is Beacon Hill Park. The staff is exceptionally friendly and helpful. I was there for 3 days but would... More 

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Davis, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We've been guests at the Helms Inn numerous times in past years and the service is always warm, considerate and helpful. The rooms, which have all been refurbished, are clean, modern, well appointed and comfortable. The location is convenient just about a block away from the RBC Museum, Beacon Hill Park, market and waterfront. It's also a just short walk... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Helm's Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Helm`s Hotel Victoria
Helms Hotel Victoria
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Victoria
#17 Romantic Hotel in Victoria

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