Heading to Victoria, Vancouver, and looking for a place to stay. The Hotel Grand Pacific is the perfect location in Victoria for your visit. As the capital of British Columbia, there’s much to see and do around Victoria; visiting historic landmarks, embarking on outdoor adventures, and relaxing into the island lifestyle, to name but a few fun activities. The Hotel Grand Pacific is a great place to base yourself on this exploration – why not borrow one of the hotel’s bikes and head out into Victoria’s famous scenery?
HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC VICTORIA BC
However you choose to spend your time in Victoria, the Hotel Grand Pacific is a warm and welcoming place to return to at the end of an action-packed day.
Hotel Grand Pacific Overview
The Hotel Grand Pacific is a classic-style hotel in a prime location overlooking Victoria’s Inner Harbour – this property is one of the few hotels in the area that can claim such vistas. Within walking distance from many of the area’s main attractions, there’s plenty to see and do at the hotel itselF, taking a walk along the sea wall, enjoying a yoga class at the athletic club, or sampling regional delicacies as part of an indulgent West Coast Afternoon Tea at The Pacific Restaurant.
Hotel Grand Pacific Location
Hotel address: 463 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8V 1X3, Canada
The Hotel Grand Pacific is in walking distance to all the major attractions:
- The landmark BC Legislature and Parliament Buildings
- Victoria’s downtown restaurant and shopping district (2 blocks)
- Fisherman’s Wharf (5 blocks)
- Victoria Conference Centre (2 blocks)
- Two blocks from the Trans-Canada Highway
- A 5-minute walk from the Royal BC Museum
- 6-minute walk from Victoria Conference Centre
Hotel Grand Pacific Rooms
Prices start from roughly CAD175 per room per night, excluding taxes and fees, but are dynamic and can be booked with a parking and food/beverage package. All rooms are 100% non-smoking, including balconies, and some are pet friendly.
Signature Victoria Room
This entry-level room is a spacious 325 square feet, decorated in soft and dark browns, with beautiful fabrics and textures. This room type can be configured with a king bed or two queen beds, accommodating up to four guests. The room also features a balcony, where guests can enjoy the fresh sea breeze and a cup of coffee.
Room amenities include individual climate control, coffee & tea service and luxury Gilchrist & Soames toiletries.
Signature City View Room
Located on the higher floors of the property, the Signature City View Rooms, like the Signature Victoria Rooms, also cover 325 square feet, accommodating up to four guests and can be configured with either one king bed or two queen beds. Décor is contemporary, light and airy, putting the spotlight on the city views. Room amenities are as standard.
Signature Harbour View Room
At 321 square feet, the Signature Harbour View Room is similar in style to the other signature rooms, but with the added benefit of an excellent harbour view, and the balcony is the perfect place to watch the boats sail by.
Signature Victoria Suite
Elegant French doors separate living and sleeping areas in the signature suites, which feature décor in bright and fresh tones, in a contemporary style. Configured with a king bed and a sofa bed, the 425-square-foot Signature Victoria Suite can accommodate up to four guests. Additional amenities include two TVs.
Signature City View Suite
Similar in size and style to the Signature Victoria Suite, the Signature City View Suite lives up to its name with spectacular city views.
Signature Harbour View Suite
Similar in size and style to the other signature suites, the Signature Harbour View Suite highlights gorgeous harbour views.
The largest suite in the Hotel Grand Pacific’s collection, the Premier Suite covers 1,033 square feet and is located on the sixth floor, featuring three balconies with views of the Parliament Buildings, The Foundation and the Inner Harbour.
The layout is studio-style: a living room with a fireplace, a dinner area fit for six, a master bedroom with a four-poster king bed and a bathroom with a double shower (there is also a sofa bed).
Covering 600 square feet, the Olympic Suite is the hotel’s superlative accommodation type, boasting views of James Bay and the Olympic Mountains. There is a living area, a dining room fit for six, a master bedroom with a four-poster king bed and an electric fireplace, as well as a bathroom with a jetted bathtub and separate shower. This room is for adults only.
For guests who require accessible features, the Accessible Room provides wheelchair-accessible doorways, barrier-free balconies, a roll-in shower with a bench, grab bars, lowered shelves, and light switches, and adjustable showerheads.
Facilities at the Hotel Grand Pacific
Health Club at Hotel Grand Pacific
There is an extensive health club at the hotel that features a 25-metre lap pool heated to 82–83˚F. The fitness center is complete with top of the line Matrix Cardio equipment and Paramount strength training equipment.
Bike Program at Hotel Grand Pacific
The hotel offers a bike program to explore the area around the hotel. Book a complimentary Electra “Loft 3i” cruiser bike for up to 2.5 hours can be reserved up to 24 hours in advance and locks and helmets are also provided.
The Hotel Grand Pacific is a pet-friendly hotel so you can travel with your furry family. You can pre-order a Pampered Pooch package for a memorable stay with your furry friend.
There is a $50.00 non-refundable fee (for up to 7 nights) that will be added to the cost of the stay that includes a plus doggy-bed, water and food bowls, disposable doggie clean-up kit, all-natural organic doggie treats, and more. There is a limit to one dog that weighs under 40lbs.
Hotel Grand Pacific Dining
The Pacific Restaurant & Terrace
Headed by Executive Chef Ian Goard, The Pacific Restaurant & Terrace is a bistro-style dining venue that makes use of regional ingredients in both classic and creative dishes. Carnivores will enjoy the grilled top sirloin, confit pork saddle, or wagyu beef burger, while veggies can try the arctic char – gnocchi with cauliflower, celery root, leeks and fennel, in a lemon caper butter sauce.
These are best paired with wines suggested by the in-house sommeliers, though there is a wide selection of beers, ciders, cocktails and spirits, if you prefer.
The Hotel Grand Pacific’s main restaurant is open daily from 7-11am for breakfast and 4-9pm for dinner service. There is a happy hour from 4pm to 5.30pm. There is also a children’s menu and room service can be ordered from this restaurant.
*Note that there is usually West Coast Afternoon Tea available (12.30-3.30pm), but this has been temporarily suspended.
The Pacific Lounge
The Pacific Lounge specializes in drinks and light bites, such as house-cured meats, local cheeses, sandwiches and salads. For beverages, choose one of the signature martinis, tea cocktails, wine on tap, or locally-brewed draft beers.
The Pacific Lounge is open Sunday to Thursday 4-9pm, and Friday and Saturday 4-10pm (kitchen until 9pm). Happy Hour runs from 4-5.30pm daily.
The perfect place to get your morning caffeine fix, the Courtyard Café aims to emulate the West Coast’s enduring café culture. Grab a cup of Joe and a baked treat for the road, or take a seat and enjoy people-watching along Victoria’s Inner Harbour.
The Courtyard Café is open from 7am-6pm daily, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Hotel Grand Pacific also hosts special dining events, such as The Pacific Fondue, which takes place from 4-8pm daily at The Pacific Restaurant (reservations required and seating is limited).
HGP at Home
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hotel Grand Pacific is encouraging locals to order dinner to takeaway, rather than eat in at the restaurants. Meals available for takeout include duck confit, beef lasagna, lamb shank, pork side ribs and turkey pot pie, among other specialties from The Pacific Restaurant culinary team.
Hotel Grand Pacific Covid Measures
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Hotel Grand Pacific has implemented health and hygiene measures to ensure the safety of guests:
- Masks or face-coverings are mandatory in public spaces, both for guests and staff – these can be provided by the hotel.
- The Victoria Athletic Club and Pool is open Monday to Friday 6.30am to 9pm, and 8am to 9pm on weekends, however reservations must be made in advance, either online or at reception.
- Valet parking is unavailable.
- Luggage assistance will only be available upon request.
- Physical distancing measures are in place and there are floor markings and signs to help guide guests.
- There are safety screens at the front desk.
- All staff are “wellness checked” when they arrive at the hotel each day for their shift, through temperature taking and scanning for symptoms.
- The business centre is temporarily closed.
- Some items have been removed from rooms, but can be made available upon request e.g. pens and stationary, bath robes and slippers. You can also request extra towels and linens if you have a longer stay at the hotel.
- Housekeeping will not take place until 24 hours after guests have checked out. This “resting period” is followed by a deep clean and thorough santization of all room items.