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The Oswego Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   500 Oswego Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 5C1, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 57 hotels in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to many well rated hotel, including the Fairmont Empress, but we found the Oswego by far the best. The rooms are spacious and beautiful and have many appliances and facilities. The bathrooms also had lots of space. Many of the rooms also have extremely comfortable pull out sofas. The hotel does not have a swimming pool but... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely boutique hotel in the centre of Victoria. Walking distance to all the sites. I booked this hotel for 7 nights for a business trip. The small touches make the biggest difference, a very clean hotel, and it shows. Nightly turn down service with a chocolate on your pillow, mint infused water in a carafe, and tranquil... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased that overall you very much enjoyed the service, details and level of cleanliness at the hotel. Our climate in Victoria does not normally warrant air conditioning however we have had a particular hot summer this year and some guests including yourself have found not enough air even with windows and doors... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel exceeded our expectations. It is clean, modern, the staff were extremely helpful, and it is in a great location. Our room was clean and spacious and had everything we would need. Shortly after arriving, the staff called our room to see if we liked it and if there was anything more they could do. The restaurant was excellent,... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. It is important to us how our guests enjoy their stay with us. Our details on service and standards ensure that we can deliver this and we listen to our guests both positively and negatively so that they have a wonderful stay at the Oswego. Thank you for staying with us and we hope... More

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This new Hotel is first class ! I visit my parents in Victoria B.C. Biannually and stay here. The hotel is modern , clean , the staff goes beyond the call of duty to ensure a great stay . You are greeted at the door ( indeed at your car ) with friendly service . Fresh fruit is offered as... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Second time staying here and feels like home away from home. Rooms are clean, spacious and have everything. Proximity to downtown and the inner harbour is so convenient. Restaurant is more than just a hotel restaurant. And service is outstanding. Would recommend this hotel to anyone and everyone.

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Wow - thank you! Your comments are fantastic and we are so pleased you have enjoyed your repeat stays with us. Come back and visit us again soon so we can continue to ensure you have a wonderful stay and let you know how much we value you as our hotel guest Thank you! More

Calgary, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed one night at this modern but boutique-style hotel. Our spacious studio suite was nicely appointed with a well-equipped kitchenette and great bathroom. Weather was hot and the room had only a portable A/C unit that was completely inadequate so it made sleeping difficult. Would be much better in cooler weather. Location can't be beat. Just a block from the... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Upon reading your review I noted that you stayed in one of our Studio suites. A small portion of these suites do not have balconies and therefore portable air-conditioning units are placed in each suite during the summer months. All other suites have both ceiling fans, stand up fans and... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I agree with a prior reviewer regarding the comment about the noisy seagulls. Since we left the window open and the door cracked open for some air due to no a/c, the noisy squawking seagulls woke us up around 4am and we could not get back to sleep. Other than that, this is a wonderful hotel. Very clean and modern,... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel and service. We do live on the coast and live in harmony with the wildlife that also live close to us. Seagulls are everywhere and it seems are noisier during the summer months. Unfortunately there is nothing we can... More

Southport, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were very impressed when we visited this hotel in June. The staff were welcoming and very helpful making us feel that nothing was too much trouble. Our suite was modern, beautifully furnished with a well equipped kitchen as well as dining furniture and comfortable seating area. It was one of the few without a balcony but this did not... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate the positive feedback and comments. Yes we do have air-conditioning in a small group of our studio suites. Only the suites without balconies have this. All of our other suites have doors and windows that they can be opened. We provide also ceiling fans and extra portable fans as required. We... More

London Ontario
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is a beautifully located place within Victoria BC....within walking distance of most destinations. The staff go out of their way to be helpful and if you book your attractions through the front desk, you get a discount. We got great recommendations to restaurants, and additional information on certain downtown interests that we hadn't thought of. The beds are... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Yes please come back soon. We appreciate that you enjoyed your stay along with the service and standards. The team work hard together to provide the best experience for our guests. Thank you for your understanding with regards to the Seagulls. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the not to distant future. More

Dover, NH
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's start with the good: location to the clipper ferry terminal (short 3/4 block walk), nice location to major attractions, incredibly helpful staff, turn down service & discount on bistro, nice design eco friendly hotel (no a/c- not needed, gets cool at night); however without the a/c we slept with slider open which let all the city noise in. So... More

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OswegoHotelGManager, General Manager at The Oswego Hotel, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed the many aspects of the hotel including our service and standards. Yes unfortunately the Seagulls can be a little loud during the summer months. We live in harmony with them but recognize that they can be noisy. My apologies that this is out of our control to ensure quietness. We hope to welcome you back soon.... More

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Address: 500 Oswego Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 5C1, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oswego Hotel 4*
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