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Vancouver Island, BC
Reviewed 13 June 2013

This is the second time staying at the hotel. First, my downside. There is no onsite staff over night, after ten pm so when problems arise in the middle of the night, you have to call the manager who lives in another house on the property. That being said though, the property, the rooms and the service is superb! So...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This is a REALLY beautiful hotel, and the price we paid was fantastic, given that we were a five minute drive from downtown Victoria. One needs to understand before going here that this is NOT a chain hotel, it's over 100 years old and is bound to have some quirkiness. We stayed on the third floor and there is no...

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Prince George, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights at the beginning of May, we booked the ensuite room thru Expedia at a very good rate for this area. The Quaint- The room was very nice with a king size bed (very comfortable), a huge storage area for suitcases etc. and a dresser. The bathroom was roomy and modern with a few old...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The English Inn, formerly Ye Old English Inn is a nice quiet Victoria experience. It is located outside of the inner harbour and downtown but its only a five to ten minute drive. The five acre property has beautiful gardens and is an ideal venue for a wedding or weekend away with friends. The rooms are decorated in period. We...

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British Columbia
Reviewed 11 May 2013

If you are looking for a chrome and marble setting this may not be for you. If you are looking for charm, quiet and making memories this may be for you. Selected the Inn for a "staycation" to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Charming room with lots of character and a balcony. The Inn has a beauriful licensed lounge with a...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 9 May 2013

My father was visiting from ontario so we came here for a couple of days. It's a gorgeous property in a very quiet neighbourhood. The staff is friendly, our room is nice even if its not the one we'd booked. They don't have much to eat here, just a few little pub snacks. The Internet in our room didn't work....

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Felton, California
Reviewed 5 May 2013

I have stayed in this Shakespearean period Inn 35 years ago and it was magical then and so romantic. You walk around the grounds and it is an experience that sets your mind into a relaxing mood and the interior has all the charm and elegance for a really wonderful stay. We enjoyed the morning breakfast each day and the...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I came here with my boyfriend for a mini vacation last weekend and it was fabulous. Immediately upon our arrival the staff was very helpful. Our room had a beautiful view and was exceptionally clean. The restaurant was the perfect setting for a romantice dinner, and the continental breakfast was an added bonus. I highly recommend this hotel! The service...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 19 April 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Inn based on the recommendation of a friend and came away believers! It is a beautiful building with a lot of rustic character yet still all the modern amenities. The scenery and gardens in the area are absolutely gorgeous and the location is convenient enough to Victoria but tucked away so there is...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2013

I recently visited this hotel and had a wonderful experience. The staff was friendly, the hotel was clean, and the location was perfect. I stayed here with my family and we had a great time. The value of the hotel was worth it. I would recommend this hotel.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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: $145 - $202 (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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