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Helm's Inn

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#21 of 52 Hotels in Victoria
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Per the title this place is a little outdated and on the budget end, but they make the most of it with cleanliness, friendliness, presentation effort and details. The appliances and especially the A/C needs an upgrade, but I got by with the windows in May.

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Mississauga
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes, the main building is a bit old, but when we opened the door to our room, we were vaulted right back to the 21st century. Tasteful and stylish upgrading, comfy bed, efficient climate control and decent WiFi. It's located a short 3 block walk to the epicenter of Victoria Harbour. Parking is easy. Check-in was cheery. Bonus: 2 days...

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Lakeside
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When Chris said you have been here before and WELCOME BACK... I knew we had made the right decision again. We love the kitchenette with these rooms! We can have at least 2 meals in the room during our visit to Victoria. The kitchen is well equipped. The bath is small, and barely enough space to unpack your toiletries. We...

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Victoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best location as it it next to the museum and the beautiful Beacon Hill Park. You can easily walk to the inner harbour and to great restaurants . Everything is so close. The rooms are delightful and feel very cozy. I would recommend the place and the price is very fair.

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Maple Ridge, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed to stay overnight in Victoria and decided to try somewhere new. Helms in is close to the harbour and walking distance from numerous restaurants and stores. The room was quiet, very clean and had a small kitchen. The room was nicely furnished and the bed was comfortable. The service from the front desk was friendly and prompt. The...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a fantastic location, great rooms and very friendly staff. A great combination for a very reasonable price. If you check the location, you will be amazed. Across the street from the hotel is the best park in Victoria. If you have some time just cross the street and relax in the park. If you turn in the...

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Thank HH17
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My room was huge with a separate bedroom with 2 queens, a living room and lovely kitchenette with full-sized fridge. I asked for quiet and was overlooking a beautiful lush inner courtyard garden with a glorious lilac tree outside the bedroom window. Yes the room needs updating but it was clean and all amenities were there and the hotel's location...

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great rooms, clean and well put together. Beds were pretty comfy .... loooooved the pillows!!!! No breaky includes but a great cafe attacked. The deal clerk was my fav :) full of personality and very welcoming and had us smiling a lot

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1Thank Jennifer K
Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Helms Inn during our recent visit to Victoria and were delighted with its location. The facilities were very comfortable though we really had too many cases to carry up the stairs, as there was no lift in our building. We will know next time to request a ground floor room, or travel lighter! All staff were friend...

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1Thank Jenny R
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is my choice for a short stay . It has the warmth of being a small hotel and staff are very accommodating. The rates are very reasonable considering the location to downtown and the harbour front.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Helm's Inn

Address: 600 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
Price Range: $112 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Helm's Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Helm`s Hotel Victoria
Helms Hotel Victoria
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Victoria
#19 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on the street side will be noisier, especially weekday mornings.”
BRIANA284, 26 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the Thunderbird alongside Superior may be quieter. Douglas is a busy street.”
930wandab, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“No elevator.”
VictoriaKMarie, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Street side has a view of the Beacon Hill Park--traffic not bothersome.”
MarilynNS, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Look for a larger room on the backside of the inn (the north side), where there is lees noise and vehicle fumes, and available parking.”
WStaso, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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