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    Helm's Inn

    600 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent53%
    • Very good38%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “beacon hill park” (106 reviews)
    “no elevator” (40 reviews)
    “full kitchen” (45 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 513 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Great bed, pillows and a good shower. Perfect location. Walking distance to everything you need. The reception and lobby are very welcoming. The staff is friendly and accommodating. They suggested places to eat based on our needs within walking distance. The room was quiet at...More

    Thank Leslie W
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    This is a quaint, low cost hotel right near everything. It's been refurbished several times since we started staying here years ago. After being on the ground floor in the Park Bldg., we can surely recommend the third bldg., top floor. Guests have commented on...More

    Thank LuViPortland
    Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

    We come to Victoria often as family is here, first stay at the Helm's Inn and we will definitely be staying here going forward. Perfect location, amazing staff, great that parking is available and there is over flow if needed. There are many places to...More

    Thank Marie W
    Reviewed November 21, 2017

    The location is excellent. The picturesque Beacon Hill park is across the street, the BC museum is next door, the BC Legislative building is 2 blocks away as is the stunning waterfront walk, a quant little grocery store is also nearby and tons of shopping...More

    Thank TrishB513
    Reviewed November 5, 2017

    Helms delivered exactly as Trip Advisor reviews promised. Large room with separate lounge/kitchenette. Excellent location for central Victoria, Parking on site (a squeeze). Bed comfortable , All this and a reasonable rack rate!

    Thank Melbournetraveller84
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $79 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #11 Family Hotel in Victoria
    • #19 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    • Location
    • Canada >
    • British Columbia >
    • Vancouver Island >
    • Victoria Capital Regional District >
    • Victoria >
    • James Bay
    • Also Known As
    • Helm`s Hotel Victoria ,
    • Helms Hotel Victoria
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    peter r
    March 19, 2017|
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    Response from Chris P | Property representative |
    Hello! There is indeed on site parking for $5.25 CAD per night. Thanks! Chris @ the Helm's Inn
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    Shelly H
    January 24, 2017|
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    Response from Chris P | Property representative |
    Hello! The amenities provided to monthly guests really depends on the source of the reservation. For example if you've booked your room via a 3rd party site such as Expedia then you would be paying a nightly rate and... More
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    lois403
    July 12, 2016|
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    Response from Annette P | Reviewed this property |
    We had rooms on the second level of the Helm's Inn. We had travelled from Vancouver, by bus, which we took from Vancouver to Victoria. The bus terminal was a five minute walk from the Helm's Inn. If you take the ferry on... More
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    "Top floor, third bldg."
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    "No elevator"
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    "If you have difficulty with stairs, then I would suggest requesting a room on the main floor as there are no..."
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    "Choose room 112 if you have limited mobility and want to be near the front desk."
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