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Parksville, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I have stayed at this hotel a number of times and always find it to be clean and very quiet. The little pub within the hotel has tasty type bar food. Ample and easy parking, centrally located and easy to get to. Very good value for money spent. There is also an indoor pool and exercise facility that I have...

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear donladg209, Thank you for writing a review of our hotel. We are glad to find that you are a regular guest who would like to let us know how we are doing. We are very happy you always find your room to be clean and quiet. We are also glad you enjoy our free onsite parking when you stay...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Wow, when it comes to customer service this hotel has got it right! The moment we got in the lobby we were greeted with smiling faces and they asked about our day. Nice to get such a warm welcome after a day on airplanes with 2 kids. We stayed a week and found the front desk staff to be so...

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear MeowMix66, Thank you for writing a positive review of our hotel. We are so pleased you walked away with such a positive experience of our hotel. We are pleased that you felt right at home with our staff and we could be of service to you and your family during your stay. We love people and often will go...

Prince George, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016

For a 3 star hotel it was pretty good. Rooms were clean, staff were helpful. I would stay here again.

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear G1473TUlindas, Thank you for writing a review. We are glad you found your room to be clean and our staff to be helpful. We are happy that you would recommend us to other travellers and you yourself would stay here again. Thank you for writing a great review and giving us 5 stars. We appreciate your honesty and we...

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I brought our 15 year old son down to Victoria to see a concert last week. Immediately upon arriving at the front door of the hotel a "working girl" came walking out ... I was beginning to doubt my choice of hotels and was pondering going elsewhere but as we had friends who were enroute to Victoria...

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear mastersbaby, Thank you for writing a review. We are not aware of any "working girls" coming in to our hotel and it is not something that happens as our front desk staff are 24 hours and don't allow people to wander through the hotel. We are unsure if you were accusing the teenage daughter of one of the bar...

Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The good service is the first thing that that we noticed withthis hotel. From the moment we walked into the lobby to the wave-goodbye at checkout, we were treated with respect and courtesy. We came here to celebrate our honeymoon, and thought that Victoria was the perfect place to go. When we told the clerk at the front desk that...

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear loydackerman11, Thank you for writing a great review of our hotel. We are so pleased you were blown away by our staff's old school approach to customer service and honouring our guests and the special moments in their lives. We were so happy to be a part of your special day and honeymoon; we wish both of you all...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Staff are very helpful and assist quickly in timely manner. However, the hotel is old. Many depects including broken heater, broken coffee machine and worn out sofa bed.

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear shirleyb312, Thank you for writing a review of our hotel. We are pleased you found upon arrival to our hotel that our staff were helpful and assisted you quickly and with a pleasant manner. We are an older hotel but we are diligently maintained. I would like to remind you when you phoned down to the front desk we...

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It just seemed like we were $ signs, very abrupt & 1st check in girl was rude, & the rooms were dirty, the wife had to clean tub to take a bath, both of do not have black hair

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Robert H, Thank you for writing a review. We are shocked to hear of your impression of our hotel. Our staff is dedicated to customer service and we should never being giving the impression you are just dollar signs. Our staff is comprised of people who love helping people. Your review is not one we get very often because...

Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2016

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Squamish
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nice staff,very attentive at the hotel. The booking staff at 1800 number gave incorrect information regarding our "pet friendly booking" and the therefore the room provided was not pet friendly. Hotel Staff accomodated us anyway.....thank you front desk! Boo Booking staff. Unfortunately Parking was jammed ( Sat night and the bar patrons filled the lot) and there was no internet...

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for writing a review of our hotel. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and all our amenities and our friendly staff. We are sorry to hear of your issues with the 1-800 number and we are very happy we could accommodate you and your pet for your entire stay. We apologize for our...

Nanaimo
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good location. Overall condition not great. Room reeked of paint-like smell as soon as we opened the door. Bar attached to hotel so very loud until late (music, bass, audience clapping/whistling at times).

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christy z, Assistant Manager at Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria, responded to this review

Dear 38flcan, Thank you for writing a review of our hotel. We're so pleased you enjoyed our central location and amenities we offer at the Howard Johnson City Centre. We apologize for the paint smell in your room there are a few rooms and hallways that have been painted recently and you may have been put in a room next...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an 80 room boutique style hotel, centrally located on the Gorge Waterway only minutes to the Inner Harbour. Our rates very competitive and we offer exceptional value for money. Our features include: Free Internet Access, Indoor Pool, Fitness Room, Kitchen Suites, Free Parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria

Address: 310 Gorge Rd E, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 2W2, Canada (Formerly Howard Johnson City Center)
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Burnside
Price Range: RM253 - RM568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson City Hotel Victoria
Howard Johnson Victoria
Victoria Howard Johnson
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“Back of Hotel would be quieter”
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“We booked the Home Office room with a king size bed. Only down side was really no place to sit if you had a guest visit.”
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