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Helm's Inn

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#20 of 52 Hotels in Victoria
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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 28 June 2014

So, the outside of the Helms Inn is not too eye catching - but never go on looks alone! We stayed in Room 103. Had a good sized kitchen with fridge/freezer, range, microwave and utensils. Bed was a little small for two of us (we're not big either), but still managed to get a good nights sleep. Two beds in...

1Thank Deb-Mark
Tucson, AZ
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We stayed here for 8 nights over the Canada Day week in 2012 - sorry for the late post! This place is clean, reasonably priced, and close to everything in the harbor area. Park your car on property and walk! We stayed in Room 203 in the Parkside Building, an old renovated apartment building that was very comfortable and not...

Thank Okies4
Reviewed 27 June 2014

On arrival at hotel outside looks a bit tired but once inside reception area and rooms look clean tidy and a pleasure to be in after some of the hotels we had stayed in previous on this trip. The room was spacious we did have a suite and it had kitchen fridge micro etc room over looked car park but...

1Thank wintergarden
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Victoria is a pricey place to visit. Feel great about choosing Helm's Inn. We stayed in Room 205 and would stay again in a minute. The room is a former apartment. Nice little kitchen. Cute bathroom and cozy living room. The bedroom has two queen size beds and is comfortable. Best of all, the price and location. We parked our...

Thank Kris V
Sandwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Not only the central location, but the spacious room and kitchen are plus factors when choosing a place to stay. We asked for, and were given, a quiet room, which was on the third floor. Unfortunately, there is no elevator. The bathroom was very small and cramped. However, if we went to Victoria again, Helm' s Inn would be our...

Thank IgelEye
Riverview, Canada
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Just spent 4 nights at Helm's Inn and it was great, our room was up to date as well as immaculate and the kitchenette was a real bonus. We were able to make ourselves a little breakfast before leaving for the day. Centrally located we were able to walk to many places from here, including grocery store, beer/wine store, Beacon...

Thank c0verdale
Reviewed 13 June 2014

staying at helms inn is great because you can walk to beacon hill park and you can also walk to the empress hotel if you want high tea. also the rooms have a kitchen so you can have breakfast in your room. there is a grocery store not far away so you can buy milk and other things you might...

Thank john f
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2014

After arriving for a wedding and being recommended to this hotel, we were very suprised to see the contemporary interior. Our room was fantastic, kitchenette and large bedroom area. Great location.. highly recommended. Only flaw we found was that it is a 3 story with no elevator.

Thank SPAR2001
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 June 2014

It really doesn't look like much from the outside, but make no mistake, the rooms (at least ours was) are completely up to date and in great condition. We had a room on the parking lot side (2nd floor) for two nights - it was very quiet!! Our room was much more than we expected - a suite with a...

1Thank Rebecca K
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

The Helm's Inn had an awesome location! Across the street from Beacon Hill Park, next door to the Royal Alberta Museum, 2 minute walk to the wharf and Fairmont Empress. What else could you ask for? I stayed in room 306, it was newly renovated with a separate bedroom, a wonderful king sized bed, kitchenette, table for 4, a sofa...

Thank karhan1984

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

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: €105 - €170 (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, Canada - 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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