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Royal Scot Hotel & Suites

9.0 | Excellent | #12 out of 49 hotels in Victoria
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Highly praised downtown Victoria hotel with free area shuttle, indoor pool and restaurant

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, downtown shuttle, local calls, coffee in lobby, newspapers
  • Rooms were clean and spacious with comfy beds
  • Location was perfect for accessing the harbour, attractions, downtown and restaurants
  • Staff were were pleasant, efficient and friendly
  • The restaurant offered good food and service
  • Good value at this hotel according to guests
  • Wi-Fi was rated excellent
Cons
  • Parking is $15 per day
  • A few guests said the decor could use an update
  • Rooms were not air conditioned and some found them too warm on occasion
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Review
Updated Jul 25, 2017
Overview
About the hotel: This well-maintained hotel features beautiful flower gardens and offers a comfortable stay in a prime downtown location near restaurants, and a 4-minute walk from the BC Legislature and the waterfront.

The 4-storey hotel has 176 smoke-free rooms with elevator access.

All rooms include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a 37” flat screen TV with cable, a DVD Player, a coffeemaker, a desk, a safe, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, bathrobes, windows that open and electric fans.

Some rooms include
a sofabed, 1 or 2 separate bedrooms, 2 TVs, a living room, a kitchen, a dinette table for 4, a dining room, and a walk-out balcony.

Rooms are furnished with 2 twin beds, 1 or 2 double beds, 1 or 2 queen beds or 1 king bed.

Parking: Valet parking, underground parking with a clearance of 6’9” and above ground parking is available for $15 per night.

A free downtown shuttle runs from 7 am to 10:30 pm.

Pets are welcome (2 dogs only) for $50 per dog, per stay.

Free coffee is available to guests in the lobby in the morning.

Restaurant on site: Jonathan’s Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Room service is available from 7 am to 8:30 pm.

Off-site restaurants: Guests will find restaurants, cafes and bars within a 3-minute walk including Harbour House Restaurant, Courtyard Café and Pacific Lounge.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, saunas, men’s and women’s lockers, an exercise room, a billiards and games room, a gift shop, concierge, in-room spa treatments, a business centre, dry cleaning, a guest laundry, a 24-hour front desk, ATM, free newspapers and meeting rooms.

What’s nearby? Royal BC Museum is a 6-minute walk. Maritime Museum of British Columbia is 10 minutes away on foot. The Harbour Centre and the Bay Centre (downtown’s mall) are both an 11-minute walk. Market Square is a 16-minute walk. BC Whale Tours is a 13-minute walk. Beacon Hill Park is an 11-minute walk and Craigdarroch Castle is a 36-minute walk. Butchart Gardens is 30 minutes by car.

Getting around: The bus stop is a 6-minute walk. Access to the Trans-Canada Hwy is 3 minutes. The Ferry Ramp to Seattle/Port Angeles is a 4-minute walk. Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a 30- to 40-minute drive. (All travel times: Google Maps)

Confirmed by hotel July 23, 2017: room service hours, guests can rent DVD movies nearby, parking rates, all rooms have safes

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The Good
This hotel was well liked for its excellent location, great staff and spacious rooms with cost-saving kitchens.

Rooms were clean and spacious with comfy beds, free cookies and nice bath products.

Guests liked the location. It was an easy walk to the harbour for boat trips, Fisherman’s Wharf, the charming streets of the old town, downtown shopping and nearby restaurants.

Staff were pleasant, efficient and friendly.

The restaurant provided good food and good service and guests called it excellent.

Guests often said the hotel offered good value.

Guests also liked: having a horse-drawn carriage stationed nearby, good-size and very clean indoor pool, fun shuffleboard for kids, morning coffee bar in the lobby free and pleasant shuttle services to downtown.

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The Bad
There was a little negative feedback online.

Recent room complaints were: poor room layout, dated décor, remote for TV worked intermittently, and no air conditioning.

Noise disturbance was mentioned on a rare occasion from: the room next door and Quebec Street.

Other comments found were: guests were smoking near the entrance and no free breakfast.


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Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.9 out of 10 from 684 reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca guest reviews ranked the hotel #15 out of 49 Victoria hotels with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 from 1313 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 from 632 reviews.

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Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
9.0 / out of 10
"Excellent"
Ranked by Guests
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12 / out of 49
hotels in Victoria

The average guest rating for Royal Scot Hotel & Suites is 9.0 out of 10 based on 4151 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Royal Scot Hotel & Suites at #12 out of 49 hotels in Victoria.

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Map Marker Royal Scot Hotel & Suites
425 Quebec St, Victoria, BC