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Helm's Inn

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#19 of 53 Hotels in Victoria
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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my choice for a short stay . It has the warmth of being a small hotel and staff are very accommodating. The rates are very reasonable considering the location to downtown and the harbour front.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel because it's just off the radar for the majority of tourists that visit Victoria but still within walking distance of everything. The rooms are huge, clean and well appointed, and the staff has always been friendly. The value for what you get here is top notch. I've stayed 5 or 6 times at least.

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Then only place I stay when in Victoria. The nightly/weekly rates are incredibly low considering what you get out of it: location, clean & nice room, friendly & efficient staff. Helm's Inn is located in the heart of everything, you can literally walk to everywhere: Fisherman's Wharf, Inner Harbour, the Parliament, Ogden Point, Royal B.C. Museum, etc. I LOVE this...

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Reviewed November 4, 2016

Our experience at the beautiful Helm's Inn all around, excellent! Victoria, B.C. great city to visit, explore and take in all the breathtaking, gorgeous views & moments. :) Travelled with my Mom from Alberta and shortly after our trip she peacefully passed away (cancer).

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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Prior to our move back to Victoria in 2013, Helm's Inn was always our home away from home. We used it as our base of operation -- close to town, the waterfront, Beacon Hill Park and any number of wonderful walks. We also spent hours in the BC Provincial Museum every visit, as we maintain annual membership. The full kitchen...

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Brush Prairie, Washington
Reviewed October 12, 2016 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...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed October 11, 2016 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...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed October 4, 2016

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...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 30, 2016

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...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed September 29, 2016

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....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $76 - $170 (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:
#13 Family Hotel in Victoria
#19 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Street side has a view of the Beacon Hill Park--traffic not bothersome.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynNS, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Look for a larger room on the backside of the inn (the north side), where there is lees noise and vehicle fumes, and available parking.”
 of 5 bubbles WStaso, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Be sure and know what building you will be in and what your room is like. There are many stairs and no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles ddlars, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Request a room that doesn't face the street.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelBabe01, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the buildings are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 304ruthr, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
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