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Helm's Inn

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Brush Prairie, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Helms Inn was more than I expected of this boutique hotel! It was an easy 15 min walk from the ferry and located within steps of the BC museum and IMAX. Initially, from the outside, I wondered what the inside was going to be like, but not to worry! From the pleasant desk clerks, to the warm fireplace in the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found a good price for the Inn. No elevator could be an issue for the 3rd floor or people with mobility issues. Property under renovations there was some noise from the other buildings. Ron was very clean and kitchen was a bonus but since I was only over nite, only used microwave for coffee. My room had view of park... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Helm's Inn is a great hotel to stay at while visiting Victoria. It is very conveniently located a few blocks (walkable) from downtown Victoria, Beacon Hill Park is across the street and you'll have everything you need for a great stay. Everything is very clean and the kitchen is stocked with necessary items (not food). We recently stayed two... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect when we arrived. The hotel is undergoing major renovations. The building externally looks outdated and bland but inside tells a different story. Our room upon entry had a modern kitchen, table and chairs which sadly two had stains and the bedroom carped was slightly worn along with very slightly worn furniture. Having stated the negatives... More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Helms Inn is fabulously located - within walking distance of the clipper ferry dock, parliament buildings, Victoria museums, downtown, harbor. Not a luxury hotel but clean and comfortable and homey - and recently redone, so the charm has some spiffiness to it! Adequate parking, your own wifi router in the room - ours had a full kitchen, as well.... More 

1 Thank Ed H
Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet, VERY affordable, Super clean and modern furnishings with a small patio outside. Full Kitchen & table, "living room" was super comfortable as was the beds. I will definitely stay here all the time when in Victoria. The Imax and Museums, waterfront, parks, all short walking distance. 2 Thumbs up. Oh and very friendly staff.

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NS Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for several days taking in the parks, walking the waterfront, visiting the museum taking in IMAX there all just a couple of blocks apart. The kitchenette was well stocked and easy to work in. Coffee and lounge at the enrty and convenient parking.

Thank MarilynNS
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 4 nights at the Helm's Inn week before last. We occupied room 304 on the second floor of the Mount Royale building overlooking Superior Street. Our room had a kitchen with full sized refrigerator, sink, and microwave. We ate out every meal so we only used the refrigerator to keep water cool. A dining table... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this hotel right next door to the museum and park and very easy waking distance to other attractions. Laundry really useful too and parking very convenient. We arrived very late, midnight but wasn't a problem, very helpful staff. Loved Victoria especially the museum and wharf area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The hotel, was clean, comfortable and the décor is modern the kitchenette if required had everything you needed. We were lazy and ate out. The staff were friendly and able to answer questions about the area. The location is perfect walking distance to all the key spots. Helms inn is great value for money also as there are definitely some... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Helm's Inn

Address: 600 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
Price Range: $74 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Helm's Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Helm`s Hotel Victoria
Helms Hotel Victoria
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Victoria
#13 Family Hotel in Victoria
#19 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
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