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English Inn

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429 Lampson St., Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 5Y9, Canada (Formerly Olde England Inn)
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Esquimalt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
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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kamloops
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed here for two night and had just a fabulous time. Room are cute up rickety stair cases but really cool, quaint and charming. Room was everything we needed and more. Liked the traditional tea pot and cups in our room. We are from England originally and so this truly felt like we were back home. Nice reading area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Our room was huge! Like "Whoa! I feel like a princess!" huge. The room was so comfortable that while his mom and I had a three hour tea at the Empress, my boyfriend and his dad opted to hang out in our room all afternoon. Even with all that time spent at the inn, we opted to stay in that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed here just for 1 night as part of her birthday celebration. The main section consists of a beautiful old mansion which was well kept. We stayed in the Queen Anne Room which was very spacious and and had a nice king size bed and a divan. The room was a little cool and there was... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Dear Heather, Before the year comes to close, I would like to thank you again for all you, Zoe and your team did to make my husband, John’s Celebration of Life such a special event. The English Inn and its dignified surroundings provided the ideal location. The way you candle lit the gardens and Rose Meade Room created perfect atmosphere.... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

An extended Thank You for doing such a great job creating our Christmas Party at the English Inn. The Rooms were amazing, the Event Room was fantastic and looked incredible, and the care and attention to details were over the top fantastic by the entire English Inn team. I personally would like to thank you for holding my hand through... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I recently hosted a business meeting at the English Inn, and both my guests and I came away thoroughly impressed. A beautiful building with a bright and cozy dining room, a convenient location with lots of parking, and staff who were friendly and helpful made this the perfect space for a midday gathering. It took me a while to discover... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Loved our stay at the Inn. Great building, quaint, clean with "old world charm". Heather and staff were very helpful and friendly! I would visit the Inn when back in Victoria. I enjoyed the quietness and quaintness of the building.

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Sooke BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We enjoyed our stay, the room was very nice and clean, the breakfast provided was very good and I loved the location. The exterior of the building looks like it needs some attention but you forget about that once inside, the interior is a great example of quality 100 old architecture. Old varnished wood, narrow stairs, big beams and small... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

My brother and sister in law were married at the English Inn in 2009. They are now expecting their first baby so I thought what a great location to celebrate this new life. I contacted the English Inn to ask about renting the Rosemeade Dining Room for a baby shower. They were able to accommodate our request at an incredibly... More 

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