Editor's Top 6 Picks

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Book from ~$96 CAD
Central hotel in downtown Victoria with great service, on-site restaurant and indoor pool
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • The hotel was praised for its downtown locale and proximity to the harbour
  • Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • Parking is underground and $9 per night
  • A few guests complained about the added parking fee and tight parking lot
  • Rooms are not air conditioned
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Book from ~$68 CAD
Highly praised Victoria hotel with kitchenette suites in a prime downtown location
Pros
  • Free Wi Fi, free bottled water in room
  • Many guests enjoyed their clean and comfortable rooms
  • Many guests were very pleased with the location, within walking distance of the Inner Harbour, downtown restaurants and attractions
  • Many guests found the staff to be very accommodating, friendly and efficient
  • Several guests felt that the hotel was reasonably priced
  • Guests said they could borrow bikes at the hotel
Cons
  • Valet parking is $7 in winter and $13 in summer off site (about a block away)
  • A few guests said the hotel was a bit dated
  • A couple of guests did not like the bathroom design with sink outside
  • A couple of reviewers complained of having a room above a noisy nightclub
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Book from ~$269 CAD
Comfortable hotel near Victoria's harbour with kitchenettes, ocean views and indoor pool
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • The hotel was praised for its proximity to the waterfront and attractions
  • Several lodgers were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • All rooms come with a mini-fridge and microwaves are available upon request
  • Some guests enjoyed meals at the hotel
Cons
  • Parking is $15 per day for guests who stay less than 5 nights
  • A few guests complained of no air conditioning in the hotel
  • A few guests said the hotel was a little dated
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Book from ~$308 CAD
Highly praised downtown Victoria hotel with free area shuttle, indoor pool and restaurant
Pros
  • Free WI FI, free downtown shuttle
  • Good food in the restaurant, according to a number of guests
  • Convenient location, within walking distance to the Inner Harbour, according to guests
  • The hotel is set among beautiful trees and gardens
  • There's a billiards table on site, along with restaurant and room service
  • Guests raved about the service at the hotel
Cons
  • Parking is $15 per day
  • A few guests said the decor could use an update
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Book from ~$135 CAD
Downtown, great staff and rooms, on-site dining, parking extra and about a block away
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received
  • Many lodgers praised their clean and comfortable rooms
  • The hotel was found to be close to government buildings, highway access and restaurants
Cons
  • A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay
  • The hotel's recommended parking was found to be too far from the hotel for a few reviewers
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Book from ~$261 CAD
Boutique hotel in Old Towne, clean units with kitchens, restaurant with craft beers
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to the harbour and restaurants
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be clean and well equipped
  • Several lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • A few guests were disappointed at the lack of air conditioning and found the layout of the loft units inconvenient
  • No on-site parking

9 Other Hotels Close to Victoria Conference Centre

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Book from ~$162 CAD
Victoria hotel near harbour with indoor pool and restaurant offers suites with balconies
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Friendly and helpful staff, according to several guests
  • Guests said the rooms were clean and comfortable
  • Convenient location within walking distance to attractions
  • Guests said beds were comfy
  • Guests enjoyed the buffet breakfast and meals on site
Cons
  • Self parking is $16 and valet parking is $20 per day
  • Parking was limited and spaces tight, according to a few guests
Getting Around
This hotel is a 4-minute walk from the conference centre. You can take two walking routes to get to the hotel, either around the length of the conference centre, passing all of the shops at the base, or the more scenic route passing Cridge Park.
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Book from ~$90 CAD
Highly praised downtown Victoria hotel near Inner Harbour with kitchenettes and free Wi-Fi
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, hot beverages, local calls
  • Guests felt that they received good value for the price paid
  • Convenient location, near Inner Harbour, Beacon Hill Park, Victoria Marathon, restaurants, groceries and downtown attractions
  • Service at the hotel was friendly and helpful said many guests
  • Many guests enjoyed the rooms for their cleanliness and coziness and for the kitchens or kitchenettes
Cons
  • No elevator
  • A few guests were bothered by street noise and by noise from other guests
  • Parking is $5 per night
Getting Around
This hotel is located on the same street as the conference centre and is a straightforward 2-minute walk away. On this walking route, you will pass Thunderbird Park.
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Book from ~$135 CAD
All-suite property located in downtown, full kitchens and en suite laundry
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their suites as spacious and well equipped
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing downtown attractions on foot
  • Several guests described the staff as attentive and helpful
  • Several reviewers enjoyed the indoor pool
  • Several guests described the property in general as well appointed and luxurious
Cons
  • A couple of guests were disappointed that this hotel did not offer room service
Getting Around
This hotel is 3 minutes away from the conference centre on foot, and on the route you will pass the front of the Crystal Garden Centre as well as Cridge Park.
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Book from ~$338 CAD
Victoria harbourfront hotel with elegant decor, jacuzzi suites and choice fine dining
Pros
  • Many guests praised the hotel's proximity to the waterfront and downtown
  • The hotel's staff were complimented on their professional and attentive service
  • Several guests were pleased with their elegant rooms with comfortable beds
  • Many guests enjoyed dining on site with beautiful views of the harbour
  • Many guests praised the spectacular setting of the hotel on the harbour with carefully manicured grounds
Cons
  • A few guests complained about the added the Wi-Fi ($14.65) and parking fees ($30)
  • Several guests said the rooms were a bit tired and a few guests complained of small bathrooms
  • Many guests complained that there rooms were not air conditioned
  • Some guests thought the hotel and High Tea offered poor value for the money spent
Getting Around
This hotel is situated beside the conference centre on the west side and is a 3-minute walk away. It can be accessed via a pedestrian path through the gardens in front of the conference centre.
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Book from ~$144 CAD
Downtown Victoria hotel with ocean views, infinity pool, dining & suites with mini-kitchen
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet
  • Many found the location handy to restaurants, shops, museums, Inner Harbour and Washington State ferry port
  • Wi-Fi was rated as good overall by reviewers
  • Many received great service from the staff
  • Guests enjoyed breakfast, the pub and Table 21 offerings
  • Guests loved the views and balconies and found the rooms very clean and modern
Cons
  • Valet only parking is available for $20 per night
Getting Around
This hotel is located behind the conference centre and is a 2-minute walk away. It is a straightforward path along Douglas Street and on the way you will pass the shops at the base of the conference centre.
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Book from ~$120 CAD
Highly praised downtown Victoria hotel with indoor pool, restaurant and kitchenette suites
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, downtown shuttle, local calls
  • Many guests found clean and well-appointed rooms with comfortable beds
  • Prime downtown location in walking distance of restaurants, shops, attractions, the Inner Harbour
  • Many liked the staff and found them welcoming and professional
  • Many enjoyed dining on site
  • Good value according to several guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated as excellent by reviewers online
Cons
  • Some guests were disappointed with dated rooms
  • A few guests complained of noise disturbances
Getting Around
This hotel is a 4-minute walk from the conference centre and the walking route will take you past the shops at the base of the conference centre. 
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Book from ~$170 CAD
Private club accommodations open to the public, downtown location and good food
Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking and free breakfast
  • Many guests found the location ideal for exploring the downtown area on foot
  • The food and breakfast served at the on-site dining room was frequently praised
  • Several reviewers found the property and their rooms to be comfortable
  • Several guests described the staff as professional and friendly
  • A few reviewers described their rooms as well appointed
Cons
  • A couple of guests found their rooms to be small
Getting Around
You can reach this hotel from the conference centre within 4 minutes on foot. On the way, you will pass the shops at the base of the conference centre as well as Miniature World on Humboldt Street.
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Book from ~$223 CAD
Highly praised luxury Victoria boutique hotel near Inner Harbour with pet-friendly rooms
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, wired Internet, bike rentals, local calls, newspapers
  • Staff provided first-class service and received a lot of praise from guests
  • Guests thought the location was perfect, in walking distance to the harbour, restaurants and downtown attractions
  • Room were considered very comfortable and beautifully appointed
  • Guests rated the Wi-Fi as excellent at this hotel
Cons
  • Valet parking is $24 per night
  • The restaurant and breakfast lacked the excellence of the rest of the hotel, according to some
Getting Around
This hotel is a 5-minute walk from the conference centre and on the walking route you will pass the base of the conference centre and its shops, as well as the Victoria Bug Zoo on Courtney Street.
Editor's Picks
Book from ~$71 CAD
Clean but dated Victoria hotel near Inner Harbour with several pubs & free basic breakfast
Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast, bicycle lock-up, lobby coffee and water
  • Many guests found the rooms clean and adequate
  • Many guests considered the hotel to provide good value
  • Location was convenient to the Inner Harbour, downtown shopping, restaurants and public transit
  • Guests usually described the staff as pleasant and helpful
  • Guests found dining on site tasty and good value
Cons
  • Parking is $10 per night and a block away
  • Many found the rooms to be small, with no air conditioning
  • Several judged the hotel rooms to be tired
  • No coffeemakers in rooms and no ice in hotel (but next door)
  • Guests complained of noise disturbances from the volleyball court, patio, pubs and from people on the street
Getting Around
This hotel is also located on Douglas Street and is a straightforward 4-minute walk away from the conference centre. On the walking route, you will pass many shops, including those at the base of the conference centre.

Tips For Staying Near Victoria Conference Centre

Location
The Victoria Conference Centre is located in downtown Victoria, British Columbia, and sits on Douglas Street, which is part of the Trans-Canada Highway. The conference centre is on the west side of Douglas Street, and The Crystal Garden, which is part of the conference centre, sits across from the main building on the east side of Douglas Street.

The area surrounding the conference centre consists mainly of hotels as well as downtown attractions such as the Royal BC Museum. The Victoria Conference Centre is a 3-minute walk from the harbourfront. 
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Getting Around: Walking
The neighbourhood surrounding the conference centre is highly walkable, and there are many attractions and amenities, such as restaurants, shops, banks and more within a 15-minute walk of the conference centre. 

All of the hotels listed below are within a 5-minute walk of the conference centre.
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Getting Around: Biking
Biking is a popular way to get around in Victoria and there are both designated bike trails on many downtown streets as well as cycling trails throughout the city and island. 
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Getting Around: Public Transit
Public transit will not be necessary to access any of the hotels listed below, however, there are several bus stops within a 3-minute walk of the conference centre, for visitors wishing to access the rest of Victoria. 

The regular one-way bus fare is $2.50. Full fare details as well as route information can be found on the Transit BC website.
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Getting Around: Driving
You will likely not need a car to access any of the hotels listed below, as they are all within a 5-minute walk of the conference centre. However, the conference centre's location off of the highway may be convenient for travelling throughout the rest of Victoria. 
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Parking
There is a two-level underground parking facility at the conference centre with a capacity of 310 vehicles. Rates for this lot are $1.50 per 30 minutes up to a daily maximum of $16. 
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Entertainment
The Victoria Conference Centre holds a variety of events ranging from conferences, fundraiser benefits, consumer and trade shows and career fairs. A full list of upcoming events can be found on the conference centre's website.
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Dining
There are no restaurants inside of the conference centre, however, there is one restaurant, The Old Spaghetti Factory, located at the front of The Crystal Garden building. There are also several sit-down dining options within a 10-minute walk of the conference centre.
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