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#5 of 42 hotels in Victoria
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.9
Service
4.7
Value
4.5
2023 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Nestled on the shores of the Pacific Ocean near Victoria, BC, and overlooking the Salish Sea, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel offers breathtaking ocean views of snow-capped Mount Baker in the distance. The hotel is known for world-class services such as the award-winning Boathouse Spa, The Snug (19+), heated seaside mineral pools (exclusive to guests 16 years and older), fine dining and more. Our well-appointed guest rooms and suites feature Nespresso Coffee and include large spa-inspired bathrooms. Have confidence in our care, knowing every detail has been thought through so we can continue to provide our guests with a safe and special vantage point from which to experience the best of the Pacific Northwest. Onsite adventure activities, private dining options, catering & conference facilities and event planning also available. Each stay includes: Underground parking (fee may apply), WiFi, full access to our heated seaside mineral pools, eucalyptus-infused sauna and fitness studio, and more.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Highchairs available
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycle tours
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Massage
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Dining area
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Pool view
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Romantic
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Chinese and 2 more
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Special Rate:BC Residents Rate
4.5
2,077 reviews
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The Oak Bay Beach Hotel garners high marks for its array of amenities, including cozy rooms with luxurious touches, mineral pools, and quality dining, despite some guests finding the latter expensive. Its service is generally acclaimed for being attentive, contributing to the hotel's comforting and well-detailed ambience. While the cleanliness receives kudos for its immaculate standards, a few travelers have noted minor issues with the rooms. The picturesque location is a standout feature, complementing the overall experience, even as some guests comment on the value.
Location
Picturesque
Atmosphere
Charming
Rooms
Comfortable
Value
Expensive
Cleanliness
Immaculate
Service
Attentive
Amenities
Top-notch
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Flyer08106766438 wrote a review Feb 14
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Amazing hotel with exseptional service. Book a room with a view of the ocean, you cant go wrong. Pool and spa are amazing, a must when you stay here. You can even order food to the pool side tables with a fire place. Pool is heated year round and has 2 hot tubs for you to enjoy. Food is great as well, be sure to go downstairs to the piano bar and enjoy a beverage.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear Flyer08106766438, Thank you kindly for sharing your review of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It was a pleasure to host your stay! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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JLo72 wrote a review Jan 2024
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Service great. Spa was great. Awesome staff all round. Food at the snug pub not your traditional pub food - really good and great serving sizes. Service at the pub was great too. Weather in January can be ever changing - we had wind / snow and Sun! But the resort is nice and quiet this time of year. Highly recommend for couples.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: January is quiet and great for couples who want a quiet get away.
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Responded Jan 17, 2024
Dear X7424EGjoannel, Thank you kindly for sharing your review of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It was a pleasure to host your stay! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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Aimee wrote a review Feb 13
Delta, Canada12 contributions
Excellent place to unwind and relax. Staff is really fantastic, rooms are very clean and the hot pool was amazing on a cool day. Our spa treatments were top notch and well worth the expense. I highly recommend for a quiet, restful trip and I can’t wait to return.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded 6 days ago
Dear CdnScoobyDoo, Thank you for visiting the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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Robin P wrote a review Feb 10
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It’s the little things that made our time at the resort so memorable. Thoughtful staff, making sure everything during our stay was just right. We were surprised with complimentary smoothies to go with our breakfast. The doorman knew we were going out to tour the town and provided us with water bottles to take on our excursion. The pool was warm and clean with drinks and food available around the pool. There were gas fireplaces in the outdoor tables to warm you up. Everything to make our stay enjoyable. Thank you!!
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear O6232OUrobinp, Thank you kindly for sharing your review of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It was a pleasure to host your stay! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you back again soon. Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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Brian R wrote a review Feb 8
Calgary, Canada3 contributions
Oak Bay has thought of so many amazing extras, the stay was very comfortable and relaxing. Rooms had it all - kitchenette, tub walls open to allow you to see the sea view, robes, slippers, water bottle, shoe-horn, lint brush, etc. etc. it's all here for your use. Staff were polite and helpful, restaurants were good, and the heated pools were perfect. The hotel, grounds, and view looked exactly like the website - they overdelivered and we'll be back.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear browland2022, Thank you kindly for sharing your review of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It was a pleasure to host your stay! As a full-service boutique hotel, our friendly Oak Bay Beach Hotel team is delighted to assist in creating restful and memorable stays for our valued guests. Thank you kindly for your feedback - we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back! Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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Meander02113286663 wrote a review Feb 2
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As a single female, I booked and immediately paid for a single formal dining table for NYE event in order not to be on my own at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel Victoria. As the event drew closer I received an email telling me that I could no longer have a single table, that my money was being refunded and that I could still book the same table if I paid for the place of a second meal or guest. I sought the intervention of Madone Pelan, General Manager, who shockingly showed no discretion and confirmed the booking was cancelled. I should also add that the Oak Bay Hotel website had no policy identifying that two places had to be booked per table. Having experienced the best of 4/5 Star Hotels around the world I was absolutely, shocked at the treatment of the Manager. ```my experience of four and five Star hotels has always been one of impeccable attention, care and discretion towards their guest. Clearly this is lacking at the Oak Bay Hotel who simple seem to be chasing the dollar and are lacking in substance.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled solo
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Dear Meander02113286663, Further to the below response, we have reviewed your concerns further and can confirm that we have no record of a single formal dining table ticket purchased for this past NYE event, nor was there any communication with anyone at the hotel about a cancellation or refund. Once again, I welcome an opportunity to discuss your concerns in hopes to clairify any confusion. Sincerely, Madone Pelan Thank you for providing your feedback with the TripAdvisor community. I was quite surprised to see your review as this is the first time we have been made aware of your complaint and contrary to your comments concerning a previous response from the hotel, I have no record of any correspondence with you. It is my hope you will allow me an opportunity to discuss your concerns directly. I can be reached at mpelan@oakbaybeachhotel.com or 250.940.0328.I look forward to connecting with you. Sincerely,  Madone Pelan General Manager
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julie l wrote a review Jan 2024
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Wonderful place to stay. We live on the Vancouver Mainland and needed an overnight stay in Victoria. Picked this hotel and it was a good choice. Great staff and lovely ambience. My husband is having some health issues and staff could not have been more thoughtful and supportive. Will definitely come back here on a regular basis. Also, found out this hotel is DOG friendly. Fabulous to know we can next visit with our doggie!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear K6230PZjuliel, Thank you for visiting the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and for your 5-star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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Happy-Travel-Gypsy wrote a review Dec 2023
Mercer Island, Washington10 contributions
This is a great hotel! Classy and comfortable. The attention to details that make a stay outstanding are all delivered on at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. A soak in the mineral pools were a treat. Looking forward to our next stay!
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Responded Jan 10, 2024
Dear Happy-Travel-Gypsy, Thank you kindly for sharing your review of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It was a pleasure to host your stay! As a full-service boutique hotel, our friendly Oak Bay Beach Hotel team is delighted to assist in creating restful and memorable stays for our valued guests. Thank you kindly for your feedback - we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back! Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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keith p wrote a review Dec 2023
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Outstanding Experience. From being greated at the front door with big smiling friendly faces to quick and efficient checkin and checkout; the whole experience was beyond expectations. The spa and mineral baths were so relaxing and soothing - we felt so refreshed after our stay that we were ready to take on the world. Staff were super accommodating and helpful. We have made the Oak Bay Beach Hotel an annual trip and love coming back to the hotel and area.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Book your spa and mineral pool experience in advance so you dont loose out.
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Responded Jan 10, 2024
Dear waterski_keith, Thank you for visiting the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and for sharing your 5-star review! As a full-service boutique hotel, we are proud to offer our valued guests an experience to remember. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back again soon! Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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StephLB_13 wrote a review Dec 2023
Calgary, Canada42 contributions
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We had the best visit. And it was so wonderfully rainy and cold. It didn’t stop us though as we wondered through oak bay village, supporting small business. I bought some beautiful clothes at @bodavictoria and then ventured onto some other beautiful shops. We had an amazing dinner at Faro. We started with the burrata with honey and pear and then had a pizza with prosciutto, artichokes and green olives. It was followed by another meringue for dessert. To say it was divine would be an understatement. Cam Moore and I were actually discussing that it was better than the pizza we had in Florence! The dining room food is outstanding. We had the 5 course set menu and it was mwaaa *chefs kiss perfection. Absolutely excellent. And the table service - fantastic to have excellent service again. But what makes this place Oak Bay Beach Hotel so special? It’s the people! The service from Nolan in the dining room to Michael at Faro’s. It’s beyond top notch. The fact that they love their jobs and take pride in doing it so well is evident in their every interaction. I’m grateful to have been treated with such kindness and professionalism and cannot recommend this hotel and these restaurants highly enough. The food. The service. All outstanding!
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Bring a swimsuit to use the pools. Book a spa treatment and eat here- it’s amazing!
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Responded Jan 10, 2024
Dear StephLB_13, Thank you kindly for sharing your review of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It was a pleasure to host your stay! As a full-service boutique hotel, our friendly Oak Bay Beach Hotel team is delighted to assist in creating restful and memorable stays for our valued guests. Thank you kindly for your feedback - we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back! Warm regards, Shanda Mizel Guest Relations
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Frequently Asked Questions about Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Axe and Grind (3.2 miles), The Pedaler (3.5 miles), and Russell Books (3.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Yes, secured parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Block Kitchen + Bar, Legislative Dining Room, and Fishhook.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Oak Bay Beach Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Oak Bay Beach Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Oak Bay Beach Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, and Vietnamese.