English Inn - Victoria

ex. Olde England Inn

429 Lampson St, Victoria, Canada, Victoria, Canada, V9A 5Y9  show map
 3 stars
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English Inn - Victoria

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

English Inn is a 3-star boutique property offering a spacious accommodation steps away from Fairmont Empress Hotel, Point Ellice House and Fisherman's Wharf. The building was renovated in 2002.

The city center is 4 km away from the hotel. The hotel is 750 meters away from Highrock Park, Greater Victoria Public Library and Royal BC Museum.

The hotel offers perfect location close to a harbour and parks.

English Inn lies within 5 minutes’ drive to Victoria Inner Harbor airport.

Rooms

English Inn provides 25 guestrooms appointed with a separate toilet, a wardrobe, cable TV, a refrigerator and a minibar for a pleasant stay in Victoria. The property boasts views of Inner Harbour from its rooms. They feature bathrooms with toiletries, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Guests can savor coffee and tea in the lounge bar.

Services

The hotel offers a luggage storage and free parking for general needs and a business corner, computers and a meeting room for corporate travelers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   25.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Services

  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave on request

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 16:00-20:00 

Check-Out

  • until 11:00-12:00 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

429 Lampson St, Victoria, Canada, Victoria, Canada, V9A 5Y9

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City Center
  • Victoria
    3.2 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • zap Thai (cuisine: Thai)
    710 m
  • La Belle Patate (cuisine: Canadian)
    730 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 16:00-20:00 
  • Check-Out:
    until 11:00-12:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    25

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Rooms and availability

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Basic Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
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Basic Room, 1 Queen Bed

Room facilities
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    Large Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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    A fridge, kettle and minibar feature in this spacious room. A flat-screen TV with cable is provided. A separate seating area is offered. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

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      Bed type: King-size bed
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      Boasting garden views, this spacious room offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV with cable. A fridge, kettle and minibar are offered. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

      Room facilities
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        Bed type: Queen-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed
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        A flat-screen TV with cable and an electric kettle are offered in this room. A seating area is provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

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          Bed type: Twin beds or Double bed
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          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
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          This spacious room offers a fridge, minibar and kettle. A separate seating area offers a flat-screen TV with cable. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see Hotel Policies).

          Room facilities
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            Bed type: King-size bed
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            Honeymoon Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View

            How to reach hotel

            hotel English Inn - Victoria Victoria location
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            Hotel Address:

            429 Lampson St, Victoria, Canada, Victoria, Canada, V9A 5Y9

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Victoria
              3.2 km
            Airports
            Restaurants
            • zap Thai (cuisine: Thai)
              710 m
            • La Belle Patate (cuisine: Canadian)
              730 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 16:00-20:00 
            • Check-Out:
              until 11:00-12:00 
            • Number of rooms:
              25

            Hotel Awards

            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVictoriaEnglish Inn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            Amusement

            • Great Canadian Beer Festival - 700 m
            • Bingo Bingo on Esquimalt - 1.0 km

            Halls

            • Esquimalt's Parks and Recreation - 600 m
            • Our Lady Queen of Peace - 1.1 km
            • Victoria Edelweiss Club - 1.8 km
            • DA Vinci Ctr - 2.0 km
            • Polish White Eagle Hall - 2.0 km
            • James Bay Athletic Assn - 2.1 km
            • James Bay Community School Ctr - 2.2 km

            Golf courses and Country clubs

            Military facilities

            Local attractions

            • Fisherman's Wharf - 1.8 km
              1 Dallas Road, Victoria
            • Point Ellice House - 2.6 km
              2616 Pleasant St., Victoria
            • Parliament Buildings - 2.8 km
              501 Belleville St, Victoria
            • Inner Harbour - 2.5 km
              Victoria, British ColumbiaCanada
            • The Robert Bateman Centre - 2.7 km
              470 Belleville Street, Victoria

            Restaurants nearby

            • zap Thai - 710 m

              Address: 1207A Esquimalt Road
              Phone: 250-389-1845

              66% likes this, based on 38 reviews
              Cuisine: Thai

            • Princess Mary Cafe - 760 m

              Address: 453 Head Street,
              Phone: (250) 386-3456

              63% likes this, based on 56 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 19

            • Tudor House Neighborhood Pub - 820 m

              Address: 533 Admirals Road
              Phone: +1 250-382-5625

              60% likes this, based on 20 reviews
              Cuisine: American, Canadian
              Price Range: CAD 11 - CAD 22

            • La Belle Patate - 730 m

              Address: 1215 Esquimalt Road
              Phone: (250) 220-8427

              85% likes this, based on 44 reviews
              Cuisine: Canadian

            • Sunnyside Cafe - 780 m

              Address: 1200 Block of Esquimalt Road

              82% likes this, based on 46 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 9 - CAD 15

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 16:00-20:00 
            • Check-Out:
              until 11:00-12:00 
            • Number of rooms:
              25

            Hotel Awards

            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVictoriaEnglish Inn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

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            English Inn Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at English Inn

            Average guest rating

            7.0out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 19 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Rooms
            8.3
            Service
            7.3
            Value
            8.5
            Dining
            6.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              Only 1 chair in room, noise from walking in room above, light from window between hallway and our room shines directly on your face while in bed!!

            • Single
              5.8

              I have no idea that the location of English Inn takes 5 - 7 min. from downtown in Victoria by car, so I took a taxi. But Fleming beach where is down 2 blocks from B&B is awesome! You can see the great view in 10 min. walk. No restaurant and dining dining room in English Inn. so it is better to have dinner in downtown in Victoria. Although I know it is B&B, I totally have forgotten about it... Don't worry that there is a restaurant near the hotel.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The decor was excellent, with a very old English feel but with a bit of bling. Room was large with some period furniture to add to the theme. Gardens were large and well maintained. It was a lovely quiet retreat.

              The continental breakfeast was the smallest I have had. Yoghurt, tea, croissant and an apple. No butter or jams. No toast, No cereal. The room we had didn't have air conditioning so we had to leave the windows open which did not have screens. Fortunately there were no problems with insects at this time but it meant the curtains were also open and the sun came in early. We were on the third floor and the last stair case is very narrow and steep. Be prepared to either take a small bag of what you need or specify a lower floor room.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              It has an old-world charme and a tranquille setting

              Not updated to modern conveniences

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              We were delighted with the value of the accommodation we received by booking with Booked.net. Our room was large, quiet, and comfortable. The English Inn needs some TLC on its large grounds and gardens but provides a country feel in the city.

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              It looks great.

              No elevator, no hairdryer, problems w/ internet, poor room lighting, uncomfortable bed, uncomfortable seating in room, no heating or cooling control. No services between 10:00PM to 8:00AM.

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              The Inn was charming and beautifully situated. The rooms were large clean and comfortable. It was in a quiet residential neighborhood but still very convenient to Victoria.

              The only negative (very small) was that the only beverage readily available at breakfast was coffee. Tea was available, but one had to ask for hot water ... or cold water for that matter if one was not a coffee drinker.

            • Older travelers
              5.4

              I liked the comfortable beds, the clean rooms and the house with its gardens.

              As stated when I was checking out, I found a significant discrepancy between what is being advertised in the photos and during the booking, and the reality. During the booking it was never said that the room is in the 3rd floor with no facilities for handicap people. The carpet on the stairs that take you to the 3rd floor need to be clean; it does not make a good impression to see a stained carpet. The breakfast, when you look at the pictures in the hotel's site, you get the impression it is a continental breakfast that suits the hotel, but the small table with paper cups and plastic cutlery makes you feel like in a chain hotel from the style of "Days Inn" or similar. Although this is advertised as a non smoking facility, the last night the people in the room below number 9, where we stayed, did not stop smoking in the small balcony (I think it is the room number 5), so we had to close the windows, so the air won't bring the smoke into our room. Another thing that you should pay attention to is that at this time of the year many of your guests are on holidays or a short break and maybe willing to sleep a little later than normal; it would be really considerate if the cleaning staff were instructed to keep their conversation to the right level.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              It could be much more. The grounds were beautiful and deserve lots of praise. antique furnishings would be more appropriate in the DR and if it would serve food it would be much more inviting. Fireplace lit, classical music,, it could be better- like it use to be. I can see why people come to get married in the gardens. They are magnificant.

              Price line had a better price , but I had already booked with you.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Location and the ambience, plus their reputation as a superior Inn Still has a family atmosphere

              No early breakfast for early travellers, stairs required so difficult for those with mobility concerns.

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              The Inn and the grounds are an amazing mansion. Absolutely worth the visit when in Victoria -- but those who wish to book a night should be very cautious (see below). The one good thing is when we demanded a full refund (once again, see below), we were given no resistance and promptly promised one would be forthcoming.

              The critical flaw was the bed/mattress that seemed to be as old as the mansion itself! I am a business traveler who spends 9 months on the road so I have slept in a large sampling of beds. This was by far the worse! It was so broken down that within two hours I was on floor, wrapped in a spare blanket trying to ease the pain in my back and neck. I spent the next four hours alternately returning to the bed trying to sleep, returning to floor trying to ease the pain and finally sitting up in a moderately comfortable chair attempting to read until dawn. When morning arose there were no fresh baked goods as promised due to the heating element being under repair (weak!) -- even the fruit looked like it had fallen off the produce truck. None of the fireplaces were lit so sitting in the lobbies/ office was out. The quaint lounge which was advertised open nightly was abandoned. Unfortunately the weekend "get away" was ruined and we returned home early. I was in pain for two days after.

            • Single
              8.8

              Gardens, scenery and room was beautiful. Made me feel at home. The price was right for the value I got. Very quiet and calm

            How to reach hotel

            hotel English Inn - Victoria Victoria location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            429 Lampson St, Victoria, Canada, Victoria, Canada, V9A 5Y9

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Victoria
              3.2 km
            Airports
            Restaurants
            • zap Thai (cuisine: Thai)
              710 m
            • La Belle Patate (cuisine: Canadian)
              730 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from 16:00-20:00 
            • Check-Out:
              until 11:00-12:00 
            • Number of rooms:
              25

            Hotel Awards

            CanadianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedVictoriaEnglish Inn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best 3 Star Hotels in Canada

            Use Badge