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Hatley Castle

2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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Amazing wedding venue

I photographed (joannamossphotography.com) a wedding here in Yesterday. It was absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed today
SunandMarg
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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X-men Mansion (actually a real university!)

Had to come here to see the X-men mansion. I was surprised to find out that it is on an actual... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Akuatiko55
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Ottawa, Canada
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And you thought your mother-in-law was bad: a mysterious old woman has been haunting this stately castle for years.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-391-2600
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Reviewed today via mobile

I photographed (joannamossphotography.com) a wedding here in Yesterday. It was absolutely amazing. The venue is beautiful, the Italian garden is perfectly manicured and the flowers amazing. The lawn for the ceremony is stunning with a castle view. The patio is perfect for reception. The dining...More

Thank SunandMarg
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to come here to see the X-men mansion. I was surprised to find out that it is on an actual university campus (Royal Roads University). The castle is stunning. There are several beautiful gardens around the castle including an Italian garden, a Japanese garden...More

Thank Akuatiko55
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Been here several times and no matter what the season this place is simply one of the most beautiful spots in Victoria! The castle itself is gorgeous and it’s no wonder it is used in the Xmen movies! Try to visit this place when the...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

We encountered rain enroute and hail but then the sky opened up and the sun shone for all of our visit that

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

I have been both a student and faculty here. It's lovely to walk through the Japanese and Italian gardens any time of year. Charlie's Trail area must for a nice family walk. Stop in at the Habitat cafeteria for lunch or a beverage. Book a...More

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Hatley Castle is a beautiful building with an interesting history. The grounds allow you a pleasant stroll in the forest and great place for the children to burn off energy on the walking trails. You pay for parking.

Thank Cindy P
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

We went to take a tour, despite not being able to book it in advance or reach anyone by phone. It isn't easy to find the castle on the campus of the Royal Roads University, but other reviewers have explained the route more completely. When...More

Thank Kate S
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of attending a wedding at Hatley Castle in October. This gave us access to the castle in the evening. Not opened to the public. The building is beautiful both inside and out. You may recognize it from many movies both new...More

Thank IceColdCanuck
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

My reason for low rating is that we took a 30.00 cab ride to see this beautiful castle and we were unable to get in. Online it shows they are open till 5:00pm and we arrived little after 1:00pm. Apparently they had not updated their...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Must see. We walked around the castle and ‘Royal Roads’ University’. Beautiful garden around the castle and felt very relaxed coming out of there.

Thank goa99_baby
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Helen K
June 20, 2017|
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Response from fefa1986 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't buy tour I just went there on public bus
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Christina H
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Yuri M | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours!
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