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The Oswego Hotel

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500 Oswego Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 5C1, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yellowknife, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Oswego continues to be our preferred accommodation in Victoria. The location close to the core but not within it allows a peaceful stay with access to Dallas road and the south coast of the City and Beacon Hill Park. James Bay is a beautiful part of town with good restaurants and pubs.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good hotel in the centre of Victoria. Good breakfast. Helpful staff. 2 bed suite was large enough for my family of 5. Shame that they had Venetian blinds at the windows rather than curtains. They weren't very effective at keeping the light and affected the quality of my sleep.

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Port Orchard, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are very nice and accommodating. Close to Victoria and all her charms. Pet friendly and very nice staff. View for the room was nice. Only negative that had no ill effect was the fact there was no air conditioning, windows and patio doors took care of this temperature control. :)

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We miss this Hotel a lot! We stayed at the Oswego for 4 nights. The room was very beautiful and spacy. The stuff is always so friendly and tries consistently to satisfy your needs. We also had breakfast, brunch and dinner several times at "the O"; the food is delicious and the prices are so reasonable! You don't pay for... More 

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Sevenoaks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room wasn't ready on our arrival so we were offered a complimetary drink. I got half a glass of wine because the barmaid said there was no more left in the bottle. The room was very well equipped with beautiful kitchen but there were no near-by shops to buy anything to cook so we ate out every night and... More 

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

Thank you for posting a review about your recent stay with us. This summer has been unusually hotter for Victoria. Our seasonal temperatures are normally moderate and comfortable. We do provide ceiling fans and additional fans can be requested. All of the windows open and the cool breeze off the ocean is welcomed during the hotter summer months. I apologize... More 

Portland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed this hotel. We stayed at the 2 bedroom suite, which was perfect for us. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, dining area and balcony. Fans were a nice addition in the bedroom. Nice view and easy walking to the harbor.

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

Thank you - I will pass on your comments to the team. We value you as a hotel guest and know that there are many choices of hotels in Victoria to stay at. Thank you for staying with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future so that we can continue to deliver on the service and... More 

Kamloops, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, super clean and friendly staff. We would defiantly recommend and stay here again. Nice neighbour hood ,super quiet and close to all the sites and with in walking distance. It's a gem just off the main street, quiet enough you can sit on a real balcony and enjoy the view. We asked for the upgraded room and was... More 

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

Thank you for choosing the Oswego to stay at. Yes our location we think is perfect too. Located downtown in the Inner Harbour we are close to everything but also on the quieter side and in the residential area of James bay, closest to the ocean. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back... More 

victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, friendly staff, clean rooms. Pay extra for parking. Restaurant service a little slow, but friendly. Front desk helpful with questions about area. Will stay here again. Close to inner harbour, easy walk to downtown.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. Most importantly though we are so pleased that you had an enjoyable time whilst staying at the Oswego and that you enjoyed not only the room standards but also the service and location. Come back again and stay with us when your travels bring you... More 

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled from Scotland to Toronto for 5 days then onto Vancouver for 9 days broken by 3 days on Vancouver Island in a package put together by our Travel Agent and our Victoria stay is at the Oswego Hotel We are delighted !! Love the layout of the room , staff SO friendly and helpful and the Bistro is... More 

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

Thank you for including us in your trip around Canada. We are also pleased that you enjoyed the many aspects of the Oswego hotel, service, bistro and rooms. Our guests, each of them are very special to us and we try to do the little details to make sure that they feel relaxed and pampered whilst staying with us. Come... More 

Burnaby, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here during Christmas holidays. The location is just outside the downtown core, very close to the legislature building. The rooms were clean and felt very much like a condo with a nice kitchenette, living room and bedroom. It was both spacious and clean. The only downside were the beds: they were small and too hard for our liking.

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

Thanks for staying with us an loving our location and also the hotel overall. Being located near the ocean but a short walk to all the attractions, many of our guests like yourself enjoy that. All of our beds are a medium type support and most of our guests find them comfortable. Sorry that you found them harder than your... More 

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