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Point Ellice House

2616 Pleasant St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-380-6506
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Tea and Tour

Couldn't have chosen a nicer Sunday to visit. We three friends from Victoria have wAtched this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Barbara L
Victoria, Canada
via mobile
A Historical Icon!

I went to Point Ellice House for a quick run through before the season is due to start up. The... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Sophie P
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Beautiful gardens and house featuring an afternoon tea.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2616 Pleasant St, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-380-6506

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Couldn't have chosen a nicer Sunday to visit. We three friends from Victoria have wAtched this heritage home and grounds become a really attractive spot---especially if you come by Water Taxi so you get a historical feeling rather than a view of 2017 recycling industrial...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I went to Point Ellice House for a quick run through before the season is due to start up. The ambiance of the garden makes the place feel very alive and gives life to the stories that go along with house tour. The staff were...More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Nice historic house which gives you a bit of flavour for local history situated in Victoria. A good visit but maybe a bit boring for kids.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This property was owned by an Anglo-Irish family that provided some senior civil servants to 19th century British Columbia. The day to day domestic life in this household is vividly displayed by the setting, the furnishings and artifacts and the presentations by tour guides in...More

Thank 595boba
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a perfect afternoon for our Royal Tea in honour of Kate and William's visit. We had champagne and wonderful sandwiches and sweets. We were able to sit outside as the weather was cooperative.

1  Thank WendySue56
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After living in Victoria for 18 years, I finally decided to pay a visit to Point Ellice House! Why did I wait so long??? I was surprised, given the neighbourhood it's located in, at just how beautiful the property is. Our tour guide was very...More

1  Thank somegalfromcan
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Maybe I'm being harsh as we only walked their ground. It was closed for a private function. If it were my event, I would have been very upset. Their outdoor chairs were set up on uncut grass loaded with leaves. The flowers showed me nothing....More

1  Thank crystal27
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Steeped in tradition, a visit to Victoria is not complete without afternoon tea. We decided on a visit to Point Ellis House to enjoy high tea in their beautiful garden. The Grand Tea was an assortment of savoury sandwiches, scones and sweets. My daughters each...More

1  Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My teenage daughters and myself all enjoyed the grand tea and tour here! It was a very warm day and seating seemed a bit unorganized. We reconfigured our seating so that we were in the shade which made it much more enjoyable. I noticed several...More

1  Thank love_to_travel_2012
Reviewed 11 August 2016

There are several sizes of tea available. We chose the large one thinking it would be good as lunch. However, there were only a few savory sandwiches and the rest were sweets, so really not suitable for a lunch.

1  Thank Prichi
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