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The Scotsman Motel

490 Gorge Rd E, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 2W4 Canada

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#6 of 7 motels in Victoria
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The Scotsman Motel offers Quality Clean Comfort at affordable prices as well as being close to downtown Victoria! We have Studio Suites and Motel rooms available. We also have sized Kitchen Units! Free Parking and Wireless Internet. We are close to Restaurants, Shopping and Attractions. If your wish to do your laundry we have coin operated laundry machines available.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Room features
Desk
Interconnected rooms available
Telephone
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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2.0 of 5 stars
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Languages Spoken
English

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490 Gorge Rd E, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 2W4 Canada
The Scotsman Motel
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Christie G wrote a review Jul 2019
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Stayed for a month while looking for my own place. The stay was fine, price was reasonable, clean room. Upon checkout they took funds from my damage deposit for a missing bath mat, which I am 101% sure was still in the room and not with me. Not a huge charge, but they were not willing to discuss it. Being new to town and broke I needed that cash to buy food! 😥 Lise/Lisa at the desk was a gem, but Peter the owner clearly should not be trusted with laundry hah! Getting ripped off like that (which I bet he’s done before) was just a bummer after a decent stay.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Rooms in the back will be quieter.
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Bill D wrote a review Aug 2017
Vancouver, Canada330 contributions153 helpful votes
We stayed at the Scotsman one night in Victoria, and we were very satisfied. The beds were comfortable, kitchenette was well stocked... Nice little coffee machine! We could not get the tv remote to work. There was a portable air conditioner which we appreciated. Lots of towels provided.
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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William C wrote a review Aug 2017
Campbell River, Canada302 contributions103 helpful votes
We needed to make a quick trip to Victoria and things were pretty booked out. We viewed this property on line and read the Trip Advisor reports. Seemed okay so we booked it. Well, the reviews were bang on. Our room (#33) had been renovated and while small, was tastefully decorated, clean, quiet and we had a great nights sleep. On check in, the front desk person was very helpful and friendly. The property is pretty close to the main bus route into town. There are several restaurants, convenience stores and fast food outlets in the next block (Tim Hortons and Subway). A real bargain and we will stay there again, no problem!!!
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Date of stay: August 2017
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Looks like overnight guests get the lower floor, I would stick with that.
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Megan S wrote a review Jul 2017
calgary44 contributions21 helpful votes
Both the front desk girl and the manager were very friendly and helpful. For a great price you get a large room, with fridge. The bed was very comfortable and there was no noise at night. Easy to get to location. Right near Douglas St. lots of parking available.
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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timtm62 wrote a review Jun 2017
San Rafael, California74 contributions14 helpful votes
Nonsmoking room smelled of cigarette smoke. No concession from management. Smokers everywhere outside rooms. Nonsmoking policy does not seem to be enforced. Front desk stated they had deionizer in room for hours. Amazingly this did not clean room of smoke residue. Very unpleasant. Other guests seemed to know and smoke everywhere outdoors and maybe indoors. No motel rep on site overnight. We had to deal with loud partiers at 3am ourselves. Very unpleasant stay. However, if you are a smoker this is a great place and reasonable.
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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TheGrinchesDogMaxx wrote a review Jun 2017
Washington175 contributions76 helpful votes
This place is what it says it is. We spent three nights here while waiting for our apartment to be finished and slept well each night. Quiet, iffy internet, reliable maid service. Only first floor units available (upstaits is for long-term guests). We also liked this end of town, with quick access to the Galloping Goose trail and Victoria West.
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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DavidMP wrote a review Jun 2017
Nanaimo, Canada19 contributions11 helpful votes
We chose this motel as the others we knew were full or too expensive! It was reasonably priced for Victoria and perfectly adequately equipped for an overnight stay as in our case. Another useful feature is that apparently most people get a ground floor room because the upper floor is almost always rented out to long-term folks. The parking available to those staying there is in its own area adjacent to the rooms. The staff were very friendly and helpful. we would definitely use it in the future.
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Date of stay: May 2017
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John A Carter wrote a review Mar 2017
Lower Sackville, Canada3756 contributions198 helpful votes
I stayed there for a night it was not very expensive clean well-maintained go to kilometres from downtown the area is a little sketchy but the building in the hotel itself is perfectly fine good value for the price.
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Date of stay: March 2017Trip type: Travelled solo
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snyrseartista wrote a review Sep 2016
Calgeria60 contributions26 helpful votes
The spouse booked this hotel. After reading the the reviews i was not looking forward to this. At all. What I found was a very basic hotel is a noisy ( motorcycles-trucks- police sirens-hooping and hollering) and sketchy ( working girls - many street people) area. The staff were GREAT and trying really hard to improve the hotel. Friendly. Competent. The unit we had was 2 bed kitchenette. recently painted. Clean. No bugs ( I Looked). One bed was excellent one not so much. HOT HOT HOT. they provided a wimpy fan but really need air con. coffee provided. Pleasantly and promptly provided us with the extra pillows and towels we requested. Not for sensitive people. The company owes their stars to the excellence of their staff.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: try the back. MAY be less hot and noisy.
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46749 wrote a review Aug 2016
Fayetteville, Arkansas614 contributions210 helpful votes
It doesn't look like much on the outside, but it was very nice, very clean and the bed was very comfortable. It was a joy staying here. There is nothing fancy about this place, but when you just need a place to stay for the night, this place rocks.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Scotsman Motel
Which popular attractions are close to The Scotsman Motel?
Nearby attractions include Leaf Modern Gallery (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Scotsman Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at The Scotsman Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a desk.
Is parking available at The Scotsman Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Scotsman Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spoons Diner, Ramen Arashi, and Pho U Restaurant.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Scotsman Motel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Scotsman Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (2.2 km), Craigdarroch Castle (2.9 km), and Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada (2.1 km).