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Hatley Castle

2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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it was a great spring day... in spite of the rain and the hailstorm!

We encountered rain enroute and hail but then the sky opened up and the sun shone for all of our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark J
Great Way to Spend a Family Day

I have been both a student and faculty here. It's lovely to walk through the Japanese and Italian... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
Phil C
Central Saanich, 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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Mark J
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Rose garden was the perfect place for a large family wedding. The weather was sunny and bright and the scent of flowers was everywhere

Thank Donald F
Reviewed September 22, 2017

This was a new discovery for us and the conflicting info we saw meant we weren't able to fully satisfy our interest. Not sure how or even if you can get into the castle itself. Couldn't find anyone who could tell us. Apparently we completely...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Lovely gardens in the grounds surrounding the castle and impressive building and architectural details - a nice bit of history to see.

Thank Aurora018
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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
Christina H
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Yuri M | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours!