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English Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   429 Lampson St., Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 5Y9, Canada (Formerly Olde England Inn)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Michele S Nanaimo, Canada
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Nanaimo, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did not spend the night in a room however did get rest for the wedding there. The room was very large and clean. Old world charm and beautiful. This is the perfect location for a Wedding the location and surrounding grounds are beautiful. One d the nicest weddings I ever attended.

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose the English Inn as my wedding venue both for the ceremony and the reception. Under the management of Heather Greenleess I couldn't have asked for a better day. They took care of everything to perfection and all the small things that are bound to go wrong on a day like that were tidied up and taken care of... More

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The English Inn was a fantastic venue for our wedding. In the past they've had a pretty bad reputation, but they are now under new management, so I hope no one judges them for past owners mistakes. Heather was absolutely amazing in helping make our Wedding as perfect as it could be. She responded promptly to our questions and did... More

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Madrid, Spain
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be careful when you book here, I booked and payed for a king superior room and they tried to put me into a very mediocre standard. After I voiced my dissatisfaction they did move me to my reserved quarters. I will say that the room and grounds where quite beautiful but, as others have written here, the grounds and balconies... More

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English I, General Manager at English Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pass along your comments regarding your recent stay at the English Inn. As you had secured your booking through an on-line booking site and upon arrival your choice did not reflect the room type you had expected at the time of reservations, I am happy to hear that the staff upgraded you at... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our stay at the English Inn was very nice. Our room had a king size bed that was very soft and had a little balcony to sit out on to enjoy the grounds. The grounds are in need of some weeding and pruning but it was beautiful because all the rhododendren were in full bloom. The morning coffee, tea and... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The buildings on the property are great - old and interesting and the grounds are beautiful. When you look closer, it's a little run-down and both the inside and outside could use some work. Our room had a stained carpet, the ceiling was peeling and flaking in places and the furniture was cheap and stained (interrelated as cheap furniture stains... More

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Everett, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I took my grandson to the England Inn. We had taken his father at about the same age 20 years ago. It now has new owners and some renovations. Some of the old village that use to be part of the complex is gone. However, we had a delightful time. The upgrades were tasteful and did not detract from the... More

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Delta, BC
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The minute we arrived, we felt like we were in England, without spending 9 hours on a transatlantic flight. The splendid manor house, the spacious well kept grounds, including a replica of an Elizabethan street and the cosy, charming rooms make this place a perfect get-away. The knowledgeable staff are friendly and accommodating. After a restful sleep in a most... More

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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

My husband and I recently spent 3 nights here. The building dates from 1906 and is a lovely old mansion. We had a large room with a sitting area. We appreciated the tea and coffee making facilities in the room. Continental breakfast was served downstairs in the light, airy and updated breakfast room overlooking the garden. The croissants were excellent.... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

First off, I have to say WOW, WOW, and WOW! What an incredible place to vacation at in Victoria! I have traveled all over the world and have had the opportunity to stay at 4-5 star resorts, many hotels, hostels, motels and bed/breakfasts. While staying at those locations, I rarely received excellent hospitality and I didn’t experience staff that happens... More

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Address: 429 Lampson St., Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 5Y9, Canada (Formerly Olde England Inn)
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Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Esquimalt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — English Inn 3.5*
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English Hotel Victoria

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Formerly a set of residences set on 4.5 acres of beautiful gardens, every room at the English Inn is unique. Each offers its own special character amidst the beautiful garden setting and historical architecture of the property. Three types of standard rooms are available from the quaint garden rooms to the deluxe crown suites as well as "The Crown Jewel" the luxurious heart of the English Inn and the 2 bedroom townhouse, great for large families or parties traveling together. ... more   less 
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