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Hatley Castle

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2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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This place is stunning!

Been here several times and no matter what the season this place is simply one of the most... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Raoul L
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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it was a great spring day... in spite of the rain and the hailstorm!

We encountered rain enroute and hail but then the sky opened up and the sun shone for all of our... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Mark J
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And you thought your mother-in-law was bad: a mysterious old woman has been haunting this stately castle for years.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“guided tour” (13 reviews)
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2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-391-2600
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"x men"
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"royal roads university"
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"guided tour"
in 13 reviews
"paid tour"
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"visitor parking"
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"administration building"
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"japanese garden"
in 14 reviews
"limited access"
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"canada geese"
in 3 reviews
"main floor"
in 5 reviews
"gift shop"
in 11 reviews
"rose garden"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful site"
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"bog garden"
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"walking trails"
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"fisgard lighthouse"
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"downtown victoria"
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Been here several times and no matter what the season this place is simply one of the most beautiful spots in Victoria! The castle itself is gorgeous and it’s no wonder it is used in the Xmen movies! Try to visit this place when the...More

Thank Raoul L
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We encountered rain enroute and hail but then the sky opened up and the sun shone for all of our visit that

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have been both a student and faculty here. It's lovely to walk through the Japanese and Italian gardens any time of year. Charlie's Trail area must for a nice family walk. Stop in at the Habitat cafeteria for lunch or a beverage. Book a...More

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Hatley Castle is a beautiful building with an interesting history. The grounds allow you a pleasant stroll in the forest and great place for the children to burn off energy on the walking trails. You pay for parking.

Thank Cindy P
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went to take a tour, despite not being able to book it in advance or reach anyone by phone. It isn't easy to find the castle on the campus of the Royal Roads University, but other reviewers have explained the route more completely. When...More

Thank Kate S
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of attending a wedding at Hatley Castle in October. This gave us access to the castle in the evening. Not opened to the public. The building is beautiful both inside and out. You may recognize it from many movies both new...More

Thank IceColdCanuck
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

My reason for low rating is that we took a 30.00 cab ride to see this beautiful castle and we were unable to get in. Online it shows they are open till 5:00pm and we arrived little after 1:00pm. Apparently they had not updated their...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Must see. We walked around the castle and ‘Royal Roads’ University’. Beautiful garden around the castle and felt very relaxed coming out of there.

Thank goa99_baby
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Rose garden was the perfect place for a large family wedding. The weather was sunny and bright and the scent of flowers was everywhere

Thank Donald F
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This was a new discovery for us and the conflicting info we saw meant we weren't able to fully satisfy our interest. Not sure how or even if you can get into the castle itself. Couldn't find anyone who could tell us. Apparently we completely...More

Thank Mike W
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I didn't buy tour I just went there on public bus
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