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A Mom's Take, Hotel Grand Pacific Review

Cindi Riley — A Mom's Take, January 21, 2014

Hotel Grand Pacific received a certificate of excellence in 2013.  I believe it was well deserved.  If I had to describe our stay in 4 words, they would be: Warm, Comfortable, Friendly, and Luxurious!

Readers’ Choice Awards: Top 20 Hotels in Western Canada

Condé Nast Traveler and, November 2013

“Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top hotels in hotels in Vancouver, Calgary, and Victoria.” 

Hotel Grand Pacific Launches Wine-on-Tap Program, October 4, 2013

“The Hotel Grand Pacific is the first hotel in Victoria to offer the Vancouver-based FreshTAP system for serving high quality wines by the glass… It’s impossible to talk about the wine program without mentioning the stellar cooking of restaurant...

Pacific Restaurant pours it on

WHERE Victoria, September/October, 2013

“Smashing stereotypes about bulk wine, the Hotel Grand Pacific is now offering guests “wine-on-tap.” The FRESHtap system allows restaurants to serve high-quality wines at a consistent temperature, maintain freshness, eliminate waste and...

The Green Traveler's Guide to Victoria, September 9, 2013

“Those staying at the Hotel Grand Pacific will find workout facilities that are much more than your typical hotel gym — and greener, too. The Victoria Athletic Club not only has yoga classes, a lap pool and all the weights you could want, but it...

Victoria’s Best Sleepovers

Westcoast Homes & Design, August 2013

“Although the Grand Pacific is the second-largest hotel in Victoria, it feels like a boutique property. Each room has a private balcony, some with views of the inner harbour (across the road) and resident ducks in the hotel’s pond.” 

Bike-friendly Victoria keeps visitors rolling

Margo Pfeiff – San Francisco Chronicle, August 24, 2013

"Despite having pedaled through bicycle-crazy cities from Ho Chi Minh to Amsterdam, I did not know there was such a thing as a bike butler.

But there he was at the outdoor bell desk of the harborside Hotel Grand...

Victoria's Hotel Grand Pacific

Ariane Colenbrander – Vancouver Scape, February 10, 2013

"The front desk staff checked me into a spacious Harbour View Suite, with a comfortable work space, lounge chairs, full bathroom, and two queen beds all overlooking the water. The staff is outgoing, friendly, and very...

A tea-lover's guide to Victoria

TeaTime Magazine, May/June 2013

“The West Coast Afternoon Tea at the Hotel Grand Pacific offers an Asian take on traditional tea and a completely different experience from that at The Fairmont Empress nearby. Focusing on the region’s Asian influences and the Pacific Restaurant’s...

Portland, Victoria hotels help guests stay in shape, May 7, 2013

“In Victoria, B.C., the stylish Hotel Grand Pacific is providing bikes for its guests so they can freewheel around the city… The Hotel Grand Pacific is ideally situated for bikers (and walkers), right on the city’s Inner Harbour next to the B.C....


Open to both private members and hotel guests, the Victoria Athletic Club...


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