Travel Blogs from Victoria
... tiny room but has a sink and fridge in it. Unfortunately the bed is by far the worst bed we have slept in so far - it's really hard - it literally feels like you are lying on a slab of concrete. Bad nights sleep for both of us and woke up with bad backs which is quite ironic considering they say you should sleep on a hard mattress. First impressions of Victoria is that it's much bigger than we thought it would be and that they ...
... As we made our trek back towards the ship, we passed in front of the BC Legislative building and there was some sort of military presentation happening on the lawn. We watched front the sidewalk for a few minutes but ended up leaving as it wasn't clear what the occasion was commemorating. We took a different route back to the ship which led us by some beautiful homes with more flowers and plants. Apparently locals here are restricted to ...
... IMAX films are displayed on a screen around 6 storeys high. Iron Man 3 on IMAX! Oh my word, all films should be seen this way and I will be looking at the IMAX in Bradford for big movies a little more seriously from now on!
Wednesday was a little slower paced, choosing the option of a slow wander through downtown and a tour out on the harbour. Both thoroughly pleasant and a lovely way to be lazy whilst still enjoying the city.
... to get them all open by 4th July!
After this very worthwhile diversion we retraced our steps back to the OR 62, now going downhill, and then headed on northwards on the West Diamond Lake Highway towards the lake of that name. This was quite different to Crater Lake, at “a mere” 1600 m ASL, a river fed and very
attractive sheet of water surrounded by forest and obviously a popular fishermen’s destination. When we arrived we wanted to ...
... that my torch batteries will go flat and I will be lost in the dark.
As we headed up the Island Hwy we stopped at a number of nice little fishing towns. Campbell river was a nice place that had a museum that was really well put together. It was interesting to find out that Canadian colonisation and how they dealt with the indigenous population was very similar to Australia. Basically they took the indigenous children away from their ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Shamrock Suites Victoria
Other places to stay in Victoria
James Bay, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $145
- Hotel Grand Pacific best location
- Great Hotel
- Best hotel in Victoria
Downtown, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $153
- No Tell Hotel
- Empress does not care about clients
- What a grand hotel.
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Enjoyed our stay at the Executive House
- Peak time is the time to avoid this hotel
- Lovely Hotel!
James Bay, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Romantic getawaway
- "Very nice indeed"
- Fine Hotel, highly recommended
Downtown, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Nice location
- Thumbs Up!!
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $103
- What a great hotel for the money!
- Great Service!
- Not bad but expected better
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- 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 $96
- Good value but GREAT service
- What a treat!
- Excellent place to stay
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Great rooms & lovely view
- Very nice
- Enjoyed Coast Victoria Harbourside
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Wouldn't go back
- We loved the Carlton Plaza!
- Great price, great beds, great location!
Burnside, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Fernwood, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Great Property - Spotty Service
- You must stay here! Awesome hotel!
- Wonderfull resort ! Magnifique !
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Burnside, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $72
James Bay, Victoria | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Nice Hotel
- You can do a lot better off season
- The usual GREAT Best Western experience !
3366 Douglas Street, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- Loved it!
- HATED IT!!!
- Great Place to Stay
James Bay, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Burnside, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $57
- Jewel in the Crown,in Victoria.
- Loved Victoria Hojo
- Christmas Tour 2004
Burnside, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Rockland, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Downtown, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $88
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $107
Downtown, Victoria | 2 star hotelfrom $70
- Great price, free parking, great location
- Standard motel accomodations
- Great place to stay
Downtown, Victoria | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- It was Ok......
- It is old and smells