This resort-style, waterfront hotel is located on Brentwood Bay, and according to the reviews used for this analysis, is very popular with couples celebrating special occasions like anniversaries, honeymoons and birthdays. On-site amenities include a spa, a marina, an eco-adventure centre, a gym, a hot tub and a heated outdoor pool.
Rooms in this boutique hotel, according to guests, are luxurious with regard to decor and amenities. Guests can choose from Standard rooms, or more spacious Suites that have separate bedroom(s), and an outdoor deck with a hot tub. Some of the Suites have full kitchens as well.
All rooms have free WI FI, a fireplace, a balcony or a deck, spa-like bathrooms with an oversized soaker tub or jacuzzi, heated floor tiles, leather recliner chairs, a 40-inch flat screen TV, a hair dryer, bathrobes and an iron and an ironing board. Free parking is available on site and pets are not allowed at this hotel.
Guests can choose to dine on site at the Seagrille Restaurant daily for breakfast (7:00am-10:30am) or for dinner (5:30pm-10:00pm). Guests can enjoy lunch, dinner or drinks at the Brentwood Pub (which has a seaside patio), open Sunday-Thursday from 11:30am-11:00pm and Friday-Saturday from 11:30am-12:00am.
This hotel is isolated, in the sense that there are not a large number of activities available within walking distance, although there are many activities offered on-site through the eco-adventure centre.
Guests will most definitely need a vehicle to access area attractions, and a few guests who found the network of roads around the hotel indicated that a GPS is useful as well. It will take about 25 minutes to drive to Butchart Gardens. A cluster of attractions like the Inner Harbour, BC Whale Tours and the BC Maritime Museum are all just under a 30 minute drive.
Guests travelling by air should budget about 19 minutes to cover the 12.6km between the hotel and Victoria International Airport (YYJ) (distances and driving time estimates: Google Maps).
Check-in is at 3:00pm while check-out is at 11:00am.
Confirmed with a front desk agent: WI FI and parking (call date: June 25, 2012).