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1175 Beach Drive, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 2N2 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 21-04-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21-04-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 45 hotels in Victoria
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
The Oak Bay Beach Hotel is a spectacular five-star boutique resort and spa. Enjoy fine dining in The Dining Room, pub fare in The Snug (a local legend), handcrafted pizza in FARO, or a relaxing soak in one of the three heated seaside mineral pools (exclusive to guests 16 years and older) while watching whales breach offshore. Onsite adventure activities, private dining options, catering & conference facilities and event planning also available. Each stay includes: Underground parking (fee may apply), WiFi, local telephone calls, full access to our heated seaside mineral pools, eucalyptus-infused steam room and fitness studio, turndown service and more.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Fishing
Highchairs available
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Massage
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Pedicure
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Dishwasher
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Radio
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
Ocean view
City view
Landmark view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Pool view
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Bay View
Residential Neighbourhood
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Chinese and 2 more
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Stacey B wrote a review Jul. 2021
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I have been to this property several times and always enjoy my stay. Rooms are beautiful and spacious. Staff go above and beyond and that breath taking view is always my favorite part! Would highly recommend this hotel for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Sarah Marshall wrote a review May 2021
Victoria, Canada4 contributions1 helpful vote
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We live in Victoria but my husband and I decided to spend the night at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel as a staycation during the long weekend. From the moment we stepped out of the car everything was excellent. We were greeted by three doormen before we even walked into the building! Everyone at the hotel was extremely friendly, professional, and accommodating! The heated mineral pool was fantastic and the hot tubs were so relaxing! You're right on the ocean so you get to experience the stunning views right from inside the pools! The staff are very conscientious of covid protocols and we felt safe and cared for the entire time. The food and drink were delicious and the rooms were comfortable and clean. We even splurged and had treatments at the spa and they were absolutely fantastic! We would highly recommend the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and we can't wait to be able to plan our next staycation there!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Kate Smithbower, Other at Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Responded May 28, 2021
Dear Sarah Marshall, It was our great pleasure to welcome you to the Oak Bay Beach Hotel; thank you for staying with us for your local Victoria staycation! We were so pleased that you experienced many of the luxurious amenities we are proud to offer our valued guests. From our award-winning Boathouse Spa and heated seaside mineral pools to the beloved Snug Pub and FARO Handcrafted Pizza and Tasting Room, our friendly team looks forward to delivering an exceptional experience for all our visitors. Right in your backyard, feel worlds away at the OBBH. We hope to be of service again soon! Warm regards, Kate Smithbower Guest Relations
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Jason F wrote a review Jul. 2021
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Awesome location and staff. Generally large rooms as it’s an old hotel that has been renovated. Kids aren’t allowed at the pool…that’s right. A hotel pool that doesn’t allowed children. If you have a toddler, you are shown to a small offshoot dining room too. Nothing wrong with it really except they love to rent it out to medium sized groups in town for a wedding etc. …that means unless you leave the property, you’re probably eating in your hotel room. Not cheap so you’re not getting the value if you have a little traveller with you. If you don’t, you’d love it.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Lexie wrote a review Jul. 2021
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We love this hotel, spacious rooms, great views, friendly staff and the beautiful pool of course!! Oak Bay is so quiet and it is refreshing to be away from the busy downtown area. The Snug Pub food is something we look forward to every time we come back to Victoria. Faro pizza also incredible. Looking forward to our next visit!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Go for the ocean view!! well worth it! 3rd floor or higher
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Response from Kate Smithbower, Other at Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Lexie,  Thank you for visiting the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and sharing your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us!  Located just a short 12-minute drive from the downtown inner harbour, our Manor-by-the-Sea is nestled in the lovely and charming community of Oak Bay. Enjoy a scenic seaside walk to the nearby marina, coffee shops, bistros, art galleries, and a variety of boutique shops.  We were so pleased to host you and look forward to being of service again soon!  Warm regards, Kate Smithbower Guest Relations
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Vacationer307880 wrote a review Jul. 2021
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada5 contributions1 helpful vote
The beds are incredibly comfortable, the best rain shower head and the quiet Oak Bay location is great for relaxing. The staff are very polite and the views are great. Still.....food prices in the Snug Pub are obscene. Which is a shame as the view is wonderful. Aside from the Snug Pub prices the only other complaint that I have is the late check in time...4:00. Very inconvenient.
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Response from Kate Smithbower, Other at Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Vacationer307880, Thank you for taking the time to share your review of your stay at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. It is valuable feedback, such as yours, that allows us to continually improve the guest experience. While we were very happy that you thoroughly enjoyed your suite and found our team members to be courteous, we were saddened to learn that some aspects of your stay did not leave you with the same impressions. Please accept our sincere apologies if the guaranteed check-in time of 4:00pm took away from your arrival experience. We are delighted to extend a late 12-noon check-out for all of our valued guests on day of departure. An iconic institution in Victoria, The Snug Pub is proud to offer seasonally inspired menus serving fresh, sustainable, local ingredients in an unparalleled setting. We appreciate your comments and have shared them with our culinary team. Despite these two aspects of your stay, we truly hope you took away some wonderful memories of your time at the OBBH and hope we have the opportunity to be of service again. Warm regards, Kate Smithbower Guest Relations
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PRICE RANGE
US$168 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandVictoria Capital Regional DistrictVictoria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Axe and Grind (5.1 km), The Pedaler (5.5 km), and Russell Books (4.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Yes, secured parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Saveur Restaurant, IL Terrazzo, and White Heather Tea Room.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Oak Bay Beach Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
Are there any historical sites close to Oak Bay Beach Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (5.3 km), Craigdarroch Castle (3.3 km), and Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada (5.1 km).