This hotel is situated among local businesses and is less than a 1-minute drive from the Patricia Bay Highway. This property is well located for guests who are looking to explore the area by car.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, free local calls, a hair dryer, a desk and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with two double beds or one queen bed. Suites provide more spacious accommodations and are furnished with one queen bed. Accessible rooms are available.
Free parking is available on site and dogs weighing 40 lbs or less are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $15 per pet, per night.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9 am. Other on-site amenities include ice/vending machines and guest copy/fax services.
Shopping and restaurants in Saanichton are about 4 minutes away by car, while the Butchart Gardens attraction is a 13-minute drive away. Downtown Sidney, which features the waterfront, Shaw Discovery Centre (aquarium), boutique shops and restaurants, is 8 minutes away by car.
The Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a 10-minute drive away, while the Washington State Ferry terminal (Sidney - Friday Harbour ferry and Sidney - Anacortes ferry) is 8 minutes away by car. The B.C. Ferry terminal, featuring access to several B.C. destinations, is an 11-minute drive away. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on April 5, 2013: The free breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 9 am.
Many guests seemed to be satisfied with their stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many guests described their rooms as basic, but clean. The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. A few guests were impressed that the staff assisted them with booking airport transportation.
Many reviewers thought that the hotel was conveniently located for accessing the Victoria International Airport (YYJ) and many guests agreed that the room rates were reasonable.
Several guests appreciated the added convenience of the free breakfast.
There was only one common concern found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. A few guests thought that their rooms appeared somewhat dated. There were a few other concerns mentioned by guests, such as mildew in one bathroom, but these concerns seemed to result from isolated experiences.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.1 out of 5, with 71% of 103 guests recommending the property.
ranked this hotel #3 out of 3 hotels in Saanichton, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 50 reviews.
The author called the hotel on April 5, 2013 to verify some information.