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Sandman Hotel Victoria

7.3 | Good | #42 out of 49 hotels in Victoria
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Victoria hotel near downtown with indoor pool, pub & air-conditioned rooms with kitchenette 

Pros
  • Free amenities: Wi-Fi, parking
  • Location was an easy walk to restaurants and groceries and an easy drive or bus ride to downtown
  • Staff were excellent and very helpful
  • Some guests enjoyed the pub fare at Shark Club
  • Wi-Fi was rated very good
Cons
  • Some thought the area was a little sketchy at night
  • A few guests complained of noise from the bar or other guests
  • The pub was not "family-friendly" according to some guests
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Review
Updated Aug 25, 2017
Overview
This hotel is located a 6-minute drive, 7-minute bus ride or 20-minute walk from The Bay Centre, downtown's mall.

The hotel offers 100 smoking and non-smoking rooms on 4 floors with elevator access. 

All rooms include free Wi-Fi, a 27" flat screen TV with cable, a coffeemaker, a desk with ergonomic chair, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer and climate control. 

Some rooms include a sofabed, a kitchenette (stove top, mini-fridge, microwave, sink) dining table with chairs, a 2-person hot tub and 2 TVs.

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

Free outdoor and undergroun parking is available on site. Underground clearance is 6'8".

Pets are welcome for $20 per day, per room.

Restaurant on site: The Shark Club Bar & Grill is open for lunch and dinner. Room service is available from 6:30 am to 11 pm.

Off-site restaurants: Tim Hortons and Boston Pizza are a 6-minute walk and Chiba Sushi is 2 minutes on foot.

Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a 24-hour business centre, a guest laundry, a 24-hour front desk, vending machines and meeting rooms.

What's nearby? Mayfair Shopping Centre is a 10-minute walk.The Inner Harbour, BC Whale Tours and the Maritime Museum of BC can be accessed on foot in about 20 minutes. Butchart Gardens is about a 26-minute drive. 

Getting around:  The bus stop to downtown is a 2-minute walk. The hotel is located on the Trans-Canada Hwy. The Clipper Ferry Ramp to Seattle/Port Angeles is a 9-minute drive. The Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a 25- to 35-minute drive. (All travel times: Google Maps)

Confirmed by hotel August 24, 2017: Pet fee, room service hours and underground parking clearance
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The Good
Guests typically enjoyed their stay with the pool, restaurant, underground parking and staff standing out as highlights.

Rooms were clean, with comfy beds and pillows.

Guests liked the location. It was an easy walk to restaurants and Tim Hortons, had easy highway access and was an easy drive or direct bus ride to downtown.

Staff were excellent and very helpful.

Guests enjoyed the clean and warm indoor pool and relaxing hot tub.

Some enjoyed meals on site.

Guests also liked: kitchenette was fully stocked, functional gym and underground parking was easy to access.

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The Bad
Some guests offered negative feedback.

Room complaints found were: booked non-smoking and got a smoking room, hallways smelled of smoke, bath towels too small and a slow drain in the bathtub.

Noise transferred from: the sports bar, elevator, lobby and hallways.

Other comments found: a little far to walk to the downtown attractions, area is a little sketchy at night, local calls are extra and fitness room opens too late at 8 am.



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TripAdvisor.com guest reviewers ranked this hotel #41 out of 49 hotels, based on 180 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviewers rated this hotel 7.7 out of 10, based on 182 reviews. 

Expedia.ca guest reviewers rated this hotel 3.8 out of 5, based on 494 reviews.
Guest Reviews
Rated by Guests
7.3 / out of 10
"Good"
Ranked by Guests
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42 / out of 49
hotels in Victoria

The average guest rating for Sandman Hotel Victoria is 7.3 out of 10 based on 1504 reviews from past guests. This average guest rating ranks Sandman Hotel Victoria at #42 out of 49 hotels in Victoria.

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Location
  • Victoria Harbour (2.2 km)
  • Royal BC Museum (2.2 km)
  • Craigdarroch Castle (2.7 km)
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital (3.2 km)
Map Marker Sandman Hotel Victoria
2852 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC