Inn at Laurel Point Hotel in Victoria, BC

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Updated: April 18, 2022

Essentials
• Location: Superb location on the Laurel Point peninsula.
• Hotel website: laurelpoint.com
• Hotel phone: 250-386-8721
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Review of Inn at Laurel Point

The front entrance of the eco-friendly Inn at Laurel Point luxury hotel.

Inn at Laurel Point – This four-star eco-friendly waterfront hotel is newly landscaped with an award-winning garden. It is tucked away in James Bay and walkable to downtown Victoria alongside the picturesque Inner Harbor. The hotel’s Aura Restaurant and Patio offers some of the best harbor views and food in the city featuring small shareable plates with a focus on Pacific NW seafood and fresh ingredients from their garden. Amenities include an indoor heated pool and a small gym. The hotel’s Laurel Wing offers basic rooms. The newer Erickson Wing offers the best rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, some with water views, and larger marble bathrooms. Pets are welcome in select rooms.

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Inn at Laurel Point – Location

  • Area: On a peninsula (Laurel Point) in James Bay, a 10-minute walk from downtown.
  • Address: 680 Montreal Street.
  • Nearest Bus Stop: Superior at Montreal stop is 400m away.
  • How to Get There: Victoria International Airport is 28 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.

Inn at Laurel Point – The Basics

  • Ages: All ages allowed. Cribs and rollaway beds are available.
  • Pet Policy: Pets allowed. Pets $30/night. Max $90 for 7 days. Designated pet-friendly rooms are in both the Erickson Wing and the Laurel Wing.
  • Views: Rooms at the back of the hotel offer water views of the Inner Harbor.
  • Parking: Valet parking at $17 plus tax per night.
  • Nice Perks: Tesla and EV car charging stations are available. Grab & Go sandwiches, salads, and snacks available for purchase in the lobby. Bicycle storage room available.
  • When to Book: 3 months in advance.
  • How to Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.
  • Phone: 250-386-8721
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: laurelpoint.com

Inn at Laurel Point – Amenities

  • Pool: Indoor heated pool. No whirlpool. Open daily 7 am to midnight.
  • Spa: No spa.
  • Fitness Center: Small gym available. Open 24/7.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: 2 specialty suites have private jacuzzis: Dream Suite and Arsens Suite.

Inn at Laurel Point – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant: Aura Waterfront Restaurant located on the lobby level and features harbor views and an outdoor patio. Designated bar seating. Open daily for breakfast 7 am–11 am, lunch 11:30 am-3 pm, and dinner: 5 pm–9 pm. Children’s menu available.
  • Lounge/Bar: Shared space with Aura Waterfront Restaurant. Open 5 pm-9 pm. Happy hour 3 pm-5 pm.
  • Breakfast: Not complimentary.
  • Room Service: Available between 7 am until 9 pm.

Inn at Laurel Point – Rooms

  • Room Types: Laurel Wing Guest Room • Laurel Wing View Restricted Guest Room • Laurel Wing Sunset Guest Room • Laurel Wing Junior Bedroom Suite • Laurel Wing Inner Harbor Guest Room • Laurel Wing Hospitality Suite • Erickson Wing King Studio • Erickson Wing Studio Two Queens • Erickson Wing Accessible Studio • Erickson Wing Bedroom Suite • Erickson Wing Terrace Bedroom Suite • Erickson Wing Dream Suite • Erickson Wing Executive Suite • Erickson Wing Arsens Suite • List of all Rooms
    Laurel Wing is the original hotel built in 1979. Basic rooms with a small step-out balcony and bathrooms are smaller. Erickson Wing is newer and the suites are larger and brighter, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows – some with water views, balconies with glass railings, and larger bathrooms with deep soaker tubs, double sinks, and separate showers.
  • Smoking Rooms: Hotel is 100% smoke free.
  • Best Room: Erickson Wing, Arsens Suite.

Inn at Laurel Point – What’s Nearby

Best Nearby Restaurants

  • Il Covo Trattoria: Charming atmosphere and delicious Italian fare.
  • Nourish Kitchen & Café: Cozy café with farm fresh healthy eats including gluten-free and vegan options, set in a heritage house in James Bay.

Inn at Laurel Point – The Hotel

Inn at Laurel Point's front entrance

The entrance of Inn at Laurel Point is modern and right next to the water.

Waterfront path outside the hotel

The view from the hotel’s entrance.

Water view from the lobby

The modern lobby features expansive windows with harbor views.

Complimentary tea/coffee in the lobby

Complimentary tea and coffee is available in the lobby.

Erickson Wing hallway

The hallway in the Erickson Wing features lots of art.

Erickson King Room with harbor view

All Erickson King Rooms have glass-railed balconies and harbor views (1 King or 2 Queen beds available).

Erickson King Room balcony

The small balconies feature sun loungers and chairs.

Erickson King Room layout

The rooms are very spacious.

Erickson King Room bathroom

Bathrooms are huge and feature dual vanities and separate tubs and walk-in showers.

Erickson King Room amenities

Complimentary tea and coffee with mini-fridge.

Erickson King Room amenities

Amenities also include a safe, ironing board, extra pillows, and bathrobes.

Laurel Room at Inn at Laurel Point

The Laurel Rooms are located in the Laurel Wing.

View from Laurel Room balcony

They feature small balconies overlooking the harbor.

Laurel Room bathroom

Bathrooms are small too and feature tub and shower combos.

Aura Restaurant at Inn at Laurel Point

The Aura Restaurant/Bar offers wonderful views of the harbor.

View from Aura Restaurant

It also has outdoor seating.

Squash Soup at Aura Restaurant

The Squash Soup is hearty and delicious.

Indoor heated pool at Inn at Laurel Point

The indoor pool is heated and large.

Gym at Inn at Laurel Point

The gym is small but bright and well-equipped. Check rates and availability: Inn at Laurel Point

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