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Hatley Castle

2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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Beautiful Setting

Hatley Castle is a beautiful building with an interesting history. The grounds allow you a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cindy P
Red Deer, Canada
Needs Better Public Information

We went to take a tour, despite not being able to book it in advance or reach anyone by phone. It... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Kate S
Seattle, Washington
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And you thought your mother-in-law was bad: a mysterious old woman has been haunting this stately castle for years.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2005 Sooke Road, Colwood, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-391-2600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hatley Castle is a beautiful building with an interesting history. The grounds allow you a pleasant stroll in the forest and great place for the children to burn off energy on the walking trails. You pay for parking.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We went to take a tour, despite not being able to book it in advance or reach anyone by phone. It isn't easy to find the castle on the campus of the Royal Roads University, but other reviewers have explained the route more completely. When...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of attending a wedding at Hatley Castle in October. This gave us access to the castle in the evening. Not opened to the public. The building is beautiful both inside and out. You may recognize it from many movies both new...More

Thank IceColdCanuck
Reviewed 6 October 2017

My reason for low rating is that we took a 30.00 cab ride to see this beautiful castle and we were unable to get in. Online it shows they are open till 5:00pm and we arrived little after 1:00pm. Apparently they had not updated their...More

Thank Rochelle N Kevi... V
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Must see. We walked around the castle and ‘Royal Roads’ University’. Beautiful garden around the castle and felt very relaxed coming out of there.

Thank goa99_baby
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Rose garden was the perfect place for a large family wedding. The weather was sunny and bright and the scent of flowers was everywhere

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This was a new discovery for us and the conflicting info we saw meant we weren't able to fully satisfy our interest. Not sure how or even if you can get into the castle itself. Couldn't find anyone who could tell us. Apparently we completely...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely gardens in the grounds surrounding the castle and impressive building and architectural details - a nice bit of history to see.

Thank Aurora018
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A really beautiful castle and grounds. The tour is way overpriced and they only take you through the gardens (which is free anyway) and the main floor of the castle. When we were there we went allowed in a couple of the rooms or gardens...More

Thank adamandtaly1
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Craigdarroch Castle is better know but this one is far prettier and built by the son of the owner of Craigdarroch. It's about a half hour outside Victoria on the campus of Royal Roads University (former military school). Keep driving toward the water until you...More

Thank tshep42
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Helen K
21 June 2017|
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Response from fefa1986 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't buy tour I just went there on public bus
Christina H
30 April 2017|
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Response from Yuri M | Reviewed this property |
About 2 hours!