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Prestige Oceanfront Resort

8.8 | Very Good
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Waterfront property, modern rooms, ocean views, on-site restaurant and spa

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their rooms as well appointed and comfortable
  • Many reviewers praised the ocean views from their rooms
  • Several guests thought that their rooms were well equipped with amenities
  • Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly service
  • A few guests praised the food at the on-site restaurant
Cons
  • A couple of guests thought that the room rates were expensive
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 19, 2013
Overview
This waterfront property provides direct access to a public boat launch and marina less than a 1-minute walk away. Offering an indoor pool, hot tub, on-site restaurant and wellness spa, this hotel is well suited for guests who prefer a resort experience. 

This hotel is 100% smoke free and all 122 rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls (under 30 minutes), a 42" flat screen TV, a mini-fridge, a coffeemaker, heated bathroom floors, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a make-up mirror, a work desk and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with one queen bed, two queen beds or one king bed.

Suites provide more spacious accommodations with a separate living room area, a sofabed, a second flat screen TV in the bathroom and a king bed. Some rooms feature a balcony. Rooms overlook the harbour, ocean or gardens. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available and this hotel features elevators.

Free parking is available on site and pets under 80 lbs are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $20 per pet, per night, to a maximum of two pets per room.

The on-site restaurant, The Mix By Ric's, serves lunch, dinner and a tapas menu. This property also has an on-site cafe and a wine bar. Room service is available from 11 am to 10 pm.

The on-site Ocean Palm Spa offers skin treatments, massage and esthetic services. On-site recreational facilities include an indoor pool, a hot tub and a fitness centre. Other on-site amenities include a 24-hour front desk, concierge service, convention/banquet facilities, guest laundry faciltiies, dry cleaning service and a full-service business centre.

The town area of Sooke, which features shopping, restaurants, the Rivergreen Centre (shopping mall) and the Sooke Chamber of Commerce, is a 2-minute drive away. The Sooke Region Museum and the Sooke Arena and Leisure Complex are both about 5 minutes away by car. 

The Olympic View Golf Club and Metchosin Golf and Country Club are both a 25-minute drive away. Downtown Victoria is about 40 minutes away by car, while the Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a 60-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Many guests seemed to thoroughly enjoy their stays at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. One reviewer described this property as a "secluded gem by the sea".

The rooms were frequently described as well appointed with modern decor and furnishings. Some reviewers also found their rooms to be comfortable and spacious. One guest described her room as beautiful, while another reviewer said that the accommodations at this hotel are "as good as it gets". 

Several reviewers thought that their rooms were well equipped with amenities, including furnished balconies, heated bathroom floors and a second flat screen TV in the bathroom (available in suites). A few guests found their bed and pillows to be comfortable.

Many guests praised the ocean views from their rooms and a few guests enjoyed the oceanfront location.

Several reviewers complimented the staff for their friendly and responsive service.

A few guests enjoyed the food at the on-site restaurant and one reviewer said that the food was exceptionally good. A couple of reviewers mentioned that they enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tub.
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The Bad
There were very few concerns or complaints found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. However, a couple of guests thought that the room rates were expensive.
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Sources
Expedia.com gave this hotel an average score of 4.5 out of 5, with 89% of 37 guests recommending the property.

TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #2 out of 2 hotels in Sooke, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 109 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
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Map Marker Prestige Oceanfront Resort
6929 West Coast Road, Sooke, BC