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Howard Johnson Suites Victoria

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4670 Elk Lake Drive, Saanich, British Columbia V8Z 5M2, Canada
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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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Vancouver Island BC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Granted we stayed in the pet room, but it was unnecessarily dingy, smelly and unclean. The layout was cramped and uncomfortable - coffee table jammed up against the couch so the outside door could be opened. The bathroom was tired with grotty grout in the tiny shower/bath. The bed was comfortable, however, but the place was very noisy.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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98 hotel reviews
406 helpful votes 406 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It is seldom, in our experience, that a property delivers so well, on all aspects of one's stay. The Howard Johnson Suites did just that. This was our second time staying here and it just gets better each time. Our check in with Benjamin was great. Funny and welcoming. The kind of guy you want working at your front desk.... More 

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day BuccaneerDave, WOW - thank you very much for your fanastic review of your stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites Victoria. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. The staff take tremendous pride in providing great service, value, location and amenities. Your great comments have been posted for all the staff to... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights. The entire hotel from the time you enter is incredibly clean. The staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful. We were on the second floor in a room with 2 queen beds. Once again, very clean room. Updated room. Beds were very comfortable. Nice LG flat screen with many channels. Had a mini... More 

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. The covered parking is a feature when it is raining. Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Tripadvisor with regards to teh Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites Victoria. Your kind words have been distributed to all departments of the hotel so the... More 

Victoria, BC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had to find a hotel quickly yesterday on very short notice as our rental suite had some plumbing issues. Our kind landlords gave us money to find a place for 24 hours while repairs were being made but our issue was finding a reasonable hotel close to our location that accepted dogs in the room. A quick search on... More 

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day Jane, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites Victoria. We are so happy that we were able to assist you and Coco on short notice. with a pet friendly room. The restaurant is known for its great service, food and value. I am so glad... More 

Port Moody, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I had stayed here before which I find very convenient for me while visiting family in Victoria. My son however had not, and was totally taken aback by the reasonable cost and comfort of this Hotel. His comment was that he had stayed in many much higher priced hotels that did not come close to the standards of this Hotel.... More 

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Trail, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My room was very clean. The cleaning staff were very friendly. The shower heads are good for taller people. I've stayed here before and will be again. The attached restaurant was very good as well. All staff were friendly.

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you taking the time to post your comments online about your stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites on Elk Lake Drive Victoria. Sincerely Erik Brook More 

Nanaimo, BC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Booked this hotel by mistake as I thought it was near the college I was to take an exam...turns out it was not. However, I did keep it and simply drove to the location the next morning. I was expecting a plain jane super 8 experience....the odd cob web...everything white or greyish, but basic for a simple overnighter. Looked modest... More 

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Richmond
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I always get get service from the staff. as I stay at this HOJO often. It is clean and I am happy that there was now a new TV in my room which owas one of my complaints before.I love that the windows open and you can adjust the AC to my liking. There is only the pillows and the... More 

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day, Donna Thank you taking the time to post your comments online about your stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites on Elk Lake Drive Victoria. We are so happy that you enjoyed the new 42" Flat Screen Smart TV. We replaced all the rooms with Flat Screen TV's and have improved the high speed internet WIFI with... More 

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed here in September before an early flight out from victoria airport. I had previously stayed here in 2012, liked it, and decided to return. Very pleased. Our 'business' room was clean, modern, with nice furnishings, free wi-fi, non-smoking, and lots of space. Underground parking is an added plus in case it rains. Although we did not eat int... More 

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you taking the time to post your comments online about your stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites on Elk Lake Drive Victoria. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We truly take great pride in providing great service, value and location. Sincerely Erik Brook Manager of Operations More 

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19 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Only in town for 1 night. Room was big with high ceilings, balcony and kitchenette with microwave, fridge and sink. This hotel is not located downtown so not within walking distance to attractions but fine if you have a car. Parking is free at the hotel. Room was stuffy unless you turned on the air conditioning all night. Hotel is... More 

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JTrowbridgeManager, Manager of Operations at Howard Johnson Suites Victoria, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you taking the time to post your comments online about your stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel and Suites on Elk Lake Drive Victoria. The hotel staff take great pride in providing excellent service, accommodation and value. Thank you Erik Brook Manager of Operations More 

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