Brisk sea air and a vibrant food culture entice travellers to Victoria on Vancouver Island. The V2V Empress provides a front row seat in this stunning environment. During a ferry ride from Vancouver to Victoria, passengers relax while viewing marine wildlife. After the cruise, tourists can select from a variety of fine hotels in the area, including these recommended locations.
Guests at this 64-room hotel can unwind in deep soaker tubs. The Magnolia is only two blocks from the Inner Harbour, where our Vancouver to Victoria ferry dock is located. Guests can dine at the hotel’s restaurant or indulge in room service. The spa has seven treatment rooms stocked with organic products.
Also very close to the Inner Harbour, this hotel has a fitness centre, heated pool and laundry service. Babysitting services give families greater freedom to explore the food and shopping downtown. The hotel has a bar and lounge and was recognized by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of the world’s top 500 places to stay.
A trip on the V2V Empress from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria creates an opportunity to stay at this modern hotel. The Parkside pursues a mission of complete sustainability. Decorated with local artwork, the location has a three-story green roof atrium. Great amenities like a spa, hot tub, gym and swimming pool give guests every opportunity to enhance their wellness.
All the rooms have balconies so that guests can keep enjoying views of the Inner Harbour after their leisurely cruise on the V2V Empress Vancouver to Victoria ferry. King-sized beds are standard in this family-friendly hotel that offers childcare. Guests can indulge in spa services in their rooms, and the complimentary breakfast buffet helps everyone get going for a day of sightseeing.
Dashwood has ocean views and provides an intimate experience for guests who crave cosy but luxurious accommodations. Many of the rooms have fireplaces. Although nestled in a charming neighbourhood, it is in walking distance from Victoria’s downtown or the beach.
A spectacular mini vacation is only a little over three hours from the city. To begin planning a getaway to Vancouver Island, look at our ferry times for Vancouver to Victoria