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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 #10 of 57 hotels in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008
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Long Island, NY
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2008

Very nice cozy hotel. The room was very big and clean. Great location, across the street from Beacon Hill Park and at walking distance from the downtown attractions. The young staff at the front desk was friendly but not very efficient.

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Columbia, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2008

Helm's Inn is located within easy walking distance of the Harbor and Beacon Hill Park. Our 2 year old loved the playground, the ducks, and the water spouts in the park. Pros: Large room with kitchenette, walking distance to the sights, friendly front desk staff, internet terminal in lobby Cons: no complaints What to expect: The Helm's Inn seems to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2008

We booked only one night and wished we could have stayed longer. Friendly staff, great rooms, kitchenette, very clean and cozy, it made our stay in Victoria very comfortable. We would definitely come back!

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Broomfield, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2007

We spent our honeymoon in Victoria at the Helms Inn, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. The room was large, clean, and cozy, with a well-equipped kitchenette, and nice "home-y" touches like a live flower in a vase on the dinette table and a statue of a sleeping cat on top of the TV stand. The staff was very friendly and helpful. When... More

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Campbell River, BC, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2007

We stayed at the Helm's on October 26th, 2007. We only stayed one night but it was enough time to convince us how nice the Helm's Inn was. The room was very clean and cozy and came with a nice size kitchenette which we would have used if we stayed longer. It's nice to know that we don't have to... More

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Milan, Italy
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68 reviews 68 reviews
57 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2007

Helm's Inn is well located in the center of Victoria at walking distance from downtown area and touristic attractions, just between Inner Harbour and Beacon hill park. There are three buildings in the property. All of them are quite old even though uptaded in some details. Staff at check in were a bit cold and unhelpful, lobby is small and... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2007

Helm’s Inn is divided in different blocks. We stayed at the Mount Royal building which offered extremely large rooms and comfortable. It is very well located between Beacon Hill Park and BC Royal Museum and therefore the Inner Harbour and the Parliament Building is a two minutes walk. There is the possibility of having breakfast in our room for 10CADs... More

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Los Angeles
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2007

Pros: VERY big room with a equipped kitchen and stove, oven, AND microwave. Coffee and tea were both good quality. Room had an extra bed. Close to museums, main streets, and park but far enough that it isn't too noisy. The Noodle Box is a delicious place to eat and it is just down the street from the inn. Cons:... More

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Burnaby, BC, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2007

I will definitely consider if I visit Victoria in the future. The bed linen and pillows need upgrading, though. Love the huge kitchenette!

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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2007

I would rate the actual room higher, it was a suite with a kitchen, very nice and clean with a huge bathroom. Location was great. It's the little things that count though. The AAA book, which just came out in Feb 2007, says the room included free wifi internet and continental breakfast. The front desk person said they stopped that... 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*
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