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English Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and we're quite happy. There was no event going on at the time, so being able to use the dining room facilities was great in evening (order through Skip the Dishes or DineInVictoria...no restaurant at Inn). While we had a car, a bus is nearby too so accessibility to downtown is no problem. Very...

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great little spot hidden away in esquimalt. Had my birthday there. Cool rooms. I believe that that are renovating so check it out. Really relaxing green space with interesting things placed about the grounds. Very nice!

1Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great old victoria mansion, beautiful rock work. Was under reno when there but would go back! Loved the deep tubs and amazing comfy mattress. Staff was accommodating, but wish the bar was open a bit later :)

Thank Jennifer K
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Just attended a wedding here. The Inn is really nice but rather chilly. The mix of traditional decor and modern is rather confusing. Staff are exceptional and I wonder based on the fantastic food provided for the reception why they are not making the most of their dining facilities. The continental breakfast is delicious but sadly no lunch or dinner...

Thank Jmo1950
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What an amazing place! The hotel is just beautiful, the room we had was giant and had a beautiful balcony overlooking the gardens. The staff were great and you could spend a lot of time in the gardens. It was a little out of the way, which made finding a nice meal close by difficult (but not impossible!). It would...

Thank Sammy19
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I planned a surprise party for my husbands 40th birthday at the English Inn. Heather and her staff were amazing and so accommodating for every detail for our 30+ guests. They met us at the door with martinis and had the bar all stocked with our favourites, even going to the effort of creating a signature drink for us! We...

Thank Mokara7
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stylish rooms in a British style hotel This hotel is marvelous, the rooms are so nice. They are English Country chic with modern amenities. The location is excellent - 8 minutes to downtown. It won't be for everyone as you do have to walk up stairs to the rooms located on the 3rd floor but it is worth the walk

Thank coalpd
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My husband & I bought a groupon to try this hotel. Unfortunately we were not that impressed. We could hear every word when people talked in the hallway outside our room. The description of the room promised a seating area. And sure there were two chairs in the room. Unfortunately they were too uncomfortable to use and they faced a...

2Thank Raspberry S
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We recently spent one night at the English Inn and were impressed with the service, the staff were very friendly, informative and ready to help in any way. We learned that we could order in our dinner from a number of restaurants, pay a delivery charge and eat in the Inn's dining room! The fire places were great on the...

Thank Kim T
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

One of the more unique places I've stayed locally. Spotlessly clean and very quiet. Staff were excellent and "J" was particularly nice to chat with. Beautiful gardens and nice patios make this a place you want to visit.

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English I, General Manager at English Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments about your recent stay with us. Jamie will be thrilled to hear you mentioned her! We all take great pride in providing our guests with a clean, comfortable and relaxing stay. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We all look forward to welcoming...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly a set of residences set on 4.5 acres of beautiful gardens, every room at the English Inn is unique. Each offers its own special character amidst the beautiful garden setting and historical architecture of the property. Three types of standard rooms are available from the quaint garden rooms to the deluxe crown suites as well as "The Crown Jewel" the luxurious heart of the English Inn and the 2 bedroom townhouse, great for large families or parties traveling together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about English Inn

Address: 429 Lampson St, Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 5Y9, Canada (Formerly Olde England Inn)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Esquimalt
Price Range: $146 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — English Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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English Hotel Victoria
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Jmo1950, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique and quaint and lovely!”
Mokara7, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Crown rooms are large. Hotel is quiet.”
292pamc, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room #2 has a peek a boo view of the ocean”
charlesodonnell, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to stay in the main hotel building, avoid room 21”
103jacquelynr, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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