This hotel is located within a 7-minute drive of the Victoria International Airport (YYJ). Offering a free shuttle service to the airport, this property is well suited for guests who are looking for convenient access to and from the airport. The shuttle service operates daily from 5 am to 10 pm and travel should be arranged in advance with the front desk directly.
Both smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a 43" flat screen TV, free local calls, a microwave, a mini-fridge, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and air conditioning. Rooms are furnished with one double bed, one queen bed, two queen beds or one king bed.
Suites are also available and feature a separate sitting area. Suites are furnished with one queen bed and a sofabed.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $15 per night. Accessible rooms are available and this hotel features elevators.
A free breakfast is served daily from 5 am to 9 am. The on-site Charles Dickens Pub serves lunch and dinner.
Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, an outdoor seasonal heated pool, a business centre, meeting rooms, an ATM, a BBQ area, a convenience store, guest laundry facilities and ice/vending machines.
The Bevan Avenue Fishing Pier (on the waterfront) and the Shaw Discovery Centre (aquarium) are both 5 minutes away on foot. The downtown area of Sidney, which features shopping, restaurants and nightlife, is a 6-minute walk away. The Sidney - Anacortes and the Sidney - Friday Harbour ferries are both within a 15-minute walk.
The Glen Meadows Golf and Country Club is 7 minutes away by car, while the Butchart Gardens is a 17-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified by a front desk agent on April 4, 2013: The free breakfast is served from 5 am to 9 am. The Airport shuttle operates daily from 5 am to 10 pm and travel should be arranged in advance with the front desk directly.
Many guests gave positive reviews of their stays at this hotel and several reviewers agreed that this property is a good choice for travellers flying out of the Victoria International Airport (YYJ), among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many guests described their rooms as clean and some reviewers thought that their rooms were also spacious and generally comfortable. Several reviewers mentioned that they appreciated the in-room mini-fridges, microwaves and flat screen TVs. A couple of guests found their beds to be comfortable.
The staff were frequently complimented and guests described the front desk agents as friendly and helpful.
The location of this hotel seemed to be a highlight for many guests. Reviewers found the hotel conveniently located for accessing the airport (YYJ) and the B.C. and Washington State ferry terminals. A couple of guests found the downtown area to be accessible on foot.
Several guests appreciated the free airport shuttle service and a couple of reviewers found the park-and-fly option to be convenient.
Several reviewers thought that this hotel served a good free breakfast and a couple of guests appreciated that the breakfast started early enough to accommodate their early flights.
Several guests agreed that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.8 out of 5, with 89
% of 72 guests recommending the property.
ranked this hotel #4 out of 5 hotels in Sidney, with an average score of 3.5 out of 5, from 56 reviews.
The author called the hotel on April 4, 2013 to verify some information.