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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were able to stay just one night in Victoria, and Paul's was a fairly affordable choice, within not quite a mile of the city center. The staff was very friendly; the room was small and a bit dated. No breakfast is offered for the price, making its overall value just so-so, but the attached diner was *great*, with very...

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Inn_Guest_Experience, Manager at Paul's Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Scott for your review. We're so glad that you and your family liked our downtown location. Thank you for recognizing our team, we hope you'll stay again! Louise - Guest Experience

Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This place was ok and in walking distance from the city center. We had picnick at night in their back terrace. Actually the rooms in the back look nicer from the outside. I liked it. The staff was nice, too. A lovely lady from the staff warmed up my food in their microwave.

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Inn_Guest_Experience, Manager at Paul's Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Carla A for your review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you liked our downtown location. We hope to see you again :) Louise - Guest Experience

Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Parked at motel and walked around town. Parking is a real problem in Victoria so this is a good solution. Rooms are ok but staff is friendly and accommodating. Overall a good experience. Rented a courtyard room, I'm not sure I needed to but it was dead quiet for those looking for that.

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Thanks bdailey2016 for your review. We're so glad to hear that you left your car with us & explored the city on foot. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your quiet stay in one of our courtyard rooms, we can't wait to welcome you back :) Louise - Guest Experience

Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed in room 272, it was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The room was just what we were looking for while we stayed in Victoria for the Canada Day long weekend. It is affordable and the staff were super friendly. I couldn't hear the roads at all which was another plus; I was worried being on the...

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Inn_Guest_Experience, Manager at Paul's Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Ashley O for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and our new beds! We are happy to hear that you were pleasantly surprised by how quiet it is here at the Motor Inn, considering how close we are to downtown. We are thrilled to hear that you'll be back - see you soon! Louise,...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

For 30 years I've known Paul's as a good place to stay for a music festival or a hockey tournament, or anything else where patrons are in the mood to revel. Last weekend was no exception for both the Jazz Fest and the Ska Fest in Victoria. Paul's was certainly lively. It's been a few years (maybe 5 or 6)...

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Inn_Guest_Experience, Manager at Paul's Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review deltasundevils, welcome back! We're glad you liked our renos and we are working on the plumbing... we like your pool idea ;) Louise - Guest Experience

Reviewed 25 June 2016

Stayed on Wednesday night. Was impressed! Clean and comfortable but the shower was made for short people which luckily I am but the problem was the water went cold and then extremely hot. I was able to jump back and not get burned but if it had been my less agile mother she could have been scolded. I didn't have...

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Inn_Guest_Experience, Manager at Paul's Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Heidi R, we are glad to hear that you liked our downtown location. We appreciate you bringing the shower temperature to our attention, we have consulted with a plumber who is working with us to regulate the temperature. We hope that you will stay with us again, Louise - Guest Experience

San Jose, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

PUl's Motor Inn was better than advertised. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room clean and spacious,, and the location wonderful (and free parking to boot!). While the staff told us it would take 20 minutes to walk to the Empress, we made it in 15, walking an easy pace (it is .7 miles away). Everything was walking distance,...

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Inn_Guest_Experience, Manager at Paul's Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay LizG0409. Free parking and an easy walk around downtown is a bonus isn't it?! We really appreciate your review and hope to see you again! Louise - Guest Experience

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Best value in Victoria for a basic room close to the Downtown core. An old fashioned motel. but very well maintained and spotlessly clean. Free parking and only 2 blocks from Chinatown and 6 more to the Downtown. Can't beat this for the price!

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We're so glad that you like our classic little Motor Inn Islanddrum :) We are so glad that you got out and explored the city on foot and can't wait to welcome you back! Louise - Guest Experience

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed there overnight on May 16 2016 and were pleasantly surprised at the level of comfort for such a reasonable price. Nice to be within easy walking distance of downtown and have an on-site restaurant for breakfast. Nice quiet night of sleep.

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Thank you for your review _nuestroplantacion, we are so glad that you were pleasantly surprised :) We look forward to your next visit. Louise - Guest Experience

Quathiaski Cove, Canada
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We happened to get one of the last remaining rooms on the 3rd floor. Room is basic but very clean, which is the most important thing. Bed looked brand new (I did my customary bug check). The most impressive thing was the help we received from the staff when we discovered the battery dead on our car. Rather than have...

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We're so glad that you had a great stay catbox4_3! You're right, you slept on new mattresses. We're happy to hear that we were able to give you a boost and get you on your way :) Thank again for your review, we look forward to your next stay. Louise - Guest Experience, Paul's Motor Inn

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Paul's Motor Inn

Address: 1900 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4K8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Downtown
Price Range: $100 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Paul's Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Paul`s Motor Hotel Victoria
Pauls Hotel Victoria
Paul's Motor Inn Victoria, Vancouver Island
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“Check out the room before you decide to stay.”
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“Court yard rooms are very quiet”
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“No elevator, loved having the safe available to use”
 of 5 bubbles ashleyo872, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for upper floor, however no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles _nuestroplantacion, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for courtyard or new rooms.”
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