Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, BC

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Updated: April 18, 2022

• Location: James Bay, opposite the Victoria ferry terminal.
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• Hotel phone: 250-386-0450
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Review of Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria

The indoor Olympic-sized lap pool and large children’s pool at Hotel Grand Pacific.

Hotel Grand Pacific – This 304-room hotel is traditionally styled, faces Victoria’s Inner Harbor, and offers the best hotel pool in the city. Its indoor Olympic-sized lap pool features massive skylights, a children’s wading pool, sauna, whirlpool, steam room, and large gym with fitness classes. The hotel has three eateries: a sandwich/coffee shop, lounge with light bites, and a restaurant with outdoor patio. All guest rooms feature private balconies, some with harbor or city views. The hotel’s Signature category rooms and suites have recently been renovated and have a fresh look with soft greys and pastel accents. Complimentary seasonal bicycles available. Two USA ferry terminals are directly across the street and are extremely convenient for sea travel to Port Angeles and Seattle, WA. The hotel is pet-friendly.

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Hotel Grand Pacific – Location

  • Area: James Bay, overlooking Victoria Harbour.
  • Address: 463 Belleville Street.
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Superior at Oswego stop is 2 blocks (400m) away.
  • How to Get There: Victoria International Airport is 27 km from the hotel. Victoria Harbour Airport with its seaplane services is just 1 km away.
  • Handy to: Victoria Ferry Terminal, Ogden Point Sundial, Breakwater Lighthouse, Royal BC Museum, IMAX, Beacon Hill Park.

Hotel Grand Pacific – The Basics

  • Ages: All ages allowed and cribs are available.
  • Pet Policy: Pets are allowed in select rooms on the 5th floor only. Maximum 2 pets per room to a maximum combined total weight of 40 lbs. $50 pet fee for a stay up to 7 nights. No dogs are permitted in any of the Luxury Suites.
  • View: Rooms at the front of hotel offer harbor views or city views.
  • Parking: Valet parking; $25 plus tax per night.
  • Nice Perks: Complimentary bicycles available (seasonally) including helmets and locks.
  • When to Book: 3 months in advance.
  • Phone: 250-386-0450
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Hotel Grand Pacific – Amenities

  • Pool: Indoor heated pool (25m lap pool) with separate children’s pool. Indoor whirlpool. Sauna and steam rooms.
  • Spa: Nivali Skin & Laser Clinic offers a variety of dermatology services including facials and peels. Nicole & Co Hair Salon offers a wide range of hair services and treatments.
  • Gym: Large gym, squash court, indoor lap pool, whirlpool, children’s wading pool, sauna, and steam room. For a fee, hotel guests can access yoga, Zumba, and aquafit pool classes as well as private fitness training sessions. Open weekdays 6 am-10 pm and weekends 6:30 am-10 pm. Home to the Victoria Athletic Club.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: Olympic Suite.

Hotel Grand Pacific – Food and Drink

  • Restaurants: The Pacific Restaurant & Terrace serves a limited international menu. Breakfast: 7 am-11 am (11:30 am Sat & Sun). Dinner: 4 pm-9 pm (9:30 pm Fri & Sat). Daily Happy Hour: 4 pm-5:30 pm. • Courtyard Café serves good coffee, shakes, sandwiches, and baked goods. Dine-in or take-out. Open daily from 7 am-6 pm. • West Coast Afternoon Tea includes a great selection of teas, sweets, and savories. 12:30 pm-3:30 pm daily.
  • Lounge/Bar: The Pacific Lounge – Light bites, delicious cocktails, and comfortable lounge chairs. Sun to Thurs 4 pm-9:30 pm. Fri & Sat: 4 pm-10 pm.
  • Breakfast: Not complimentary.
  • Room Service: Good selection of breakfast, snacks, full meal, and drinks options.

Hotel Grand Pacific – Rooms

  • Room Types: Signature Victoria Room • Signature City View Room • Signature Harbor View Room • Signature Victoria Suite • Signature City View Suite • Signature Harbor View Suite • Premier Suite • Olympic Suite • City View Room • Victoria Room • Victoria Suite • City View Suite • List of all Rooms
    Note: Mattress toppers are available upon request if the mattress is too firm.
  • Smoking Rooms: Hotel is 100% smoke free.
  • Best Room: Premier Suite includes 3 separate balconies.

Hotel Grand Pacific – What’s Nearby

Best Nearby Restaurants

  • Nourish Kitchen & Café: Cozy café with farm fresh healthy eats including gluten-free and vegan options, set in a heritage house in James Bay.
  • Il Covo Trattoria: Charming atmosphere and delicious Italian fare.
  • Flying Otter Grill: Floating café in amongst the boats and seaplanes. Fun atmosphere. Very laid-back. Fish and chips, burgers, and salads.

Hotel Grand Pacific – The Hotel

Hotel Grand Pacific property

The large Hotel Grand Pacific overlooks Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

Lobby of Hotel Grand Pacific

The hotel lobby is expansive and elegant.

Pacific Restaurant and Terrace at Hotel Grand Pacific

The Pacific Restaurant & Terrace overlooks the harbor.

Courtyard Cafe at Hotel Grand Pacific

Courtyard Café is the hotel’s onsite sandwich/coffeeshop.

The Pacific Lounge at Hotel Grand Pacific

The Pacific Lounge is a great place to unwind with a cocktail.

Indoor pool at Hotel Grand Pacific

Grand Pacific Hotel is home to the Victoria Athletic Club and features an Olympic-sized lap pool.

Children's pool at Hotel Grand Pacific

The water temperature is the same in the large children’s pool as the main pool.

Nivali Skin and Laser Clinic

The onsite Nivali Skin & Laser Clinic is popular.

Boutique at Hotel Grand Pacific

A ladies-wear boutique can also be found off the lobby. Check rates and availability: Hotel Grand Pacific

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