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... of the family's amassed wealth. The castle extends over four floors and featured extensive woodwork, exquisite stained glass windows and ornate Victorian era furnishings. It is a restoration work in progress as the castle was sold by the family in the early 1900s and the building has been used through the last century as a hospital for returned soldiers, a university and a Conservatorium. It has now been identified as a heritage listed site and "The Friends of ...
Actually I only have one bag, my knapsack, and it is full. I have more stuff and weight than I had anticipated. Over the last two weeks, I have spent numerous hours (several in the middle of the night) contemplating what to take and what to leave behind. My friend Marg said I will probably be glad to come home to my large wardrobe and comfortable bathroom. That is true - there really is no place like ...
... to work in slow motion! FYI...the fish was delicious :) A wander through The Empress Hotel (where the beautiful people stay!) and some of the local shops, had us exhausted and in need of a bubbles stop. (The bubbles were for medicinal purposes only!) A good people watching vantage point at the local Irish pub had us revitalised and ready for more walking. A yummy dinner at a local organic restaurant called Ulla was the start of a long night!! ...
... wrong hotel!
There were two things I wanted to do while I was in Victoria: visit the Butchart Gardens and take tea in the Fairmont Empress hotel. I did both. The Butchart Gardens were smaller than I expected but just as spectacular as the photos (Google them; they really look like that). The Fairmont Empress Afternoon Tea was actually larger than I expected and, apart from a slightly rocky start involving a ham sandwich and its presence on my tea ...
After a rather nice sleep in, woke at 9, breakfast and off to the Captain vs the Executive Chef vs the Food and Beverage Manager cake decorating competition. They were supposed to make and decorate a sponge in the shape of an aeroplane. Of course the Captain won with his version which contained a full bottle of cherry liquor in the shape of a ship!! Up to the Viking Crown Lounge for a bit of quiet contemplation. Went to the interview ...
Other places to stay in Victoria
James Bay, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Hotel Grand Pacific best location
- Great Hotel
- Best hotel in Victoria
Downtown, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- No Tell Hotel
- Empress does not care about clients
- What a grand hotel.
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $223
- Enjoyed our stay at the Executive House
- Peak time is the time to avoid this hotel
- Lovely Hotel!
James Bay, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Romantic getawaway
- "Very nice indeed"
- Fine Hotel, highly recommended
Downtown, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Nice location
- Thumbs Up!!
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- What a great hotel for the money!
- Great Service!
- Not bad but expected better
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $126
- Great location, big room, no air conditioning
- Great Stay at Harbour Towers
- Not too bad....
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $62
- A budget hotel at quality hotel prices
- Fantastic location and close to all attractions
- OK Room but GREAT location
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Good value but GREAT service
- What a treat!
- Excellent place to stay
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Great rooms & lovely view
- Very nice
- Enjoyed Coast Victoria Harbourside
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Wouldn't go back
- We loved the Carlton Plaza!
- Great price, great beds, great location!
Burnside, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Fernwood, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Great Property - Spotty Service
- You must stay here! Awesome hotel!
- Wonderfull resort ! Magnifique !
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Burnside, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $74
James Bay, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Nice Hotel
- You can do a lot better off season
- The usual GREAT Best Western experience !
3366 Douglas Street, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- Loved it!
- HATED IT!!!
- Great Place to Stay
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $116
Burnside, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $66
- Jewel in the Crown,in Victoria.
- Loved Victoria Hojo
- Christmas Tour 2004
Burnside, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $107
Rockland, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Downtown, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $91
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $172
Downtown, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $83
- Great price, free parking, great location
- Standard motel accomodations
- Great place to stay
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $71
- It was Ok......
- It is old and smells