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Where to stay in Victoria -- B & B or hotel?

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Where to stay in Victoria -- B & B or hotel?

Ok so I had posted earlier that my boyfriend and I would be on foot, but it turns out that we'll have a vehicle! So now my question is where is a good place to stay now that there are more options ~ Are B & B's a good route or do they tend to be spendier?

We would like something with a view ....

Thanks! =)

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1. Re: Where to stay in Victoria -- B & B or hotel?

I don't have time to name places now, but consider this comparison.

My trip this week Vancouver hotel $137/night, but Internet is $14.50, parking is $28, charge for local calls, buy breakfast...

My Victoria B&B stay $177 for one night. Includes breakfast, Internet, parking, local calls.

Ends up being about equal for the average person.

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2. Re: Where to stay in Victoria -- B & B or hotel?

This is a very challenging question as there are enough hotels in Victoria to accomodate all kinds of budgets. What we can be sure of is that if you want something with a view, you will be paying a lot more for it. I find than B&B's/Hotels in Victoria are quite comparable. However, the B&B's give you a more personalized experience. With that said, there are hotels on or near Victoria's harbour that offer free breakfast and free internet and free parking so it's really a matter of shopping around. The Best Western Inner Harbour is a name that comes to mind. Actually, the Best Western Carlton Plaza is pretty good too but be sure to ask for their highest floor as they are right in the heart of downtown.

I can narrow the search and drop some other suggestions if you are able to be more specific of your requirements or preferences...

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