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Helm's Inn

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#21 of 52 Hotels in Victoria
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great rooms, clean and well put together. Beds were pretty comfy .... loooooved the pillows!!!! No breaky includes but a great cafe attacked. The deal clerk was my fav :) full of personality and very welcoming and had us smiling a lot

Thank Jennifer K
Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Helms Inn during our recent visit to Victoria and were delighted with its location. The facilities were very comfortable though we really had too many cases to carry up the stairs, as there was no lift in our building. We will know next time to request a ground floor room, or travel lighter! All staff were friend...

Thank Jenny R
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is my choice for a short stay . It has the warmth of being a small hotel and staff are very accommodating. The rates are very reasonable considering the location to downtown and the harbour front.

1Thank maggiegold2000
San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I love this hotel because it's just off the radar for the majority of tourists that visit Victoria but still within walking distance of everything. The rooms are huge, clean and well appointed, and the staff has always been friendly. The value for what you get here is top notch. I've stayed 5 or 6 times at least.

Thank marcibg
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Then only place I stay when in Victoria. The nightly/weekly rates are incredibly low considering what you get out of it: location, clean & nice room, friendly & efficient staff. Helm's Inn is located in the heart of everything, you can literally walk to everywhere: Fisherman's Wharf, Inner Harbour, the Parliament, Ogden Point, Royal B.C. Museum, etc. I LOVE this...

Thank happyyogi
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Our experience at the beautiful Helm's Inn all around, excellent! Victoria, B.C. great city to visit, explore and take in all the breathtaking, gorgeous views & moments. :) Travelled with my Mom from Alberta and shortly after our trip she peacefully passed away (cancer).

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Prior to our move back to Victoria in 2013, Helm's Inn was always our home away from home. We used it as our base of operation -- close to town, the waterfront, Beacon Hill Park and any number of wonderful walks. We also spent hours in the BC Provincial Museum every visit, as we maintain annual membership. The full kitchen...

1Thank Florence M
Brush Prairie, Washington
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Helms Inn was more than I expected of this boutique hotel! It was an easy 15 min walk from the ferry and located within steps of the BC museum and IMAX. Initially, from the outside, I wondered what the inside was going to be like, but not to worry! From the pleasant desk clerks, to the warm fireplace in the...

2Thank alaskagirl85
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Found a good price for the Inn. No elevator could be an issue for the 3rd floor or people with mobility issues. Property under renovations there was some noise from the other buildings. Ron was very clean and kitchen was a bonus but since I was only over nite, only used microwave for coffee. My room had view of park...

Thank Traveller O
Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Helm's Inn is a great hotel to stay at while visiting Victoria. It is very conveniently located a few blocks (walkable) from downtown Victoria, Beacon Hill Park is across the street and you'll have everything you need for a great stay. Everything is very clean and the kitchen is stocked with necessary items (not food). We recently stayed two...

3Thank Susan C

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Additional Information about Helm's Inn

Address: 600 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2P8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > James Bay
Price Range: $156 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Helm's Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Helm`s Hotel Victoria
Helms Hotel Victoria
Helm's Inn Victoria, Vancouver Island
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#13 Family Hotel in Victoria
#19 Romantic Hotel in Victoria
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“Street side has a view of the Beacon Hill Park--traffic not bothersome.”
MarilynNS, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Look for a larger room on the backside of the inn (the north side), where there is lees noise and vehicle fumes, and available parking.”
WStaso, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Be sure and know what building you will be in and what your room is like. There are many stairs and no elevators.”
ddlars, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a room that doesn't face the street.”
TravelBabe01, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back of the buildings are quieter”
304ruthr, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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