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    Gatsby Mansion

    309 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X2, Canada
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    • Excellent29%
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    “high tea” (13 reviews)
    “turret room” (2 reviews)
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    Reviewed 6 September 2016

    We stayed in the Pendray Suite and felt it was the most perfect room in Victoria. Yes the Inn is old, there is no air-conditioning or elevator; but it as a true gem of history. We had a balcony overlooking the harbor and a first...More

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    Response from Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion

    Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay in the Gatsby Mansion. The Gatsby Mansion was a family home built in the 1890's and has the status of a heritage site. Installing an elevator or air conditioning is verboten.The charm of the Mansion...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2016

    The quality of pastries was very poor: smoked salmon pinwheels very dry; macaroons were tasteless. We did not want to pay high prices for high tea at Empress, but we were very disappointed here. Don't always pick the cheapest venue for high tea. Location on...More

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    Response from Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion

    Thank you for your comments regarding your high tea experience at the Gatsby Mansion. We sincerely apologize that you felt that the food was unacceptable. Our sandwiches and scones are made on a daily basis and our pastries are likewise fresh for each individual tea....More

    Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

    The Gatsby is located near the Inner Harbor, so right in the center of everything. The service is attentive and excellent. Included breakfast is a good buffet and the grounds are lovely. We stayed in Bedroom 3 in the Gatsby Mansion building. It was decorated...More

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    Response from Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion

    Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at the Gatsby Mansion. The Mansion is an historic site and as such has certain restrictions. The installation of air conditioning and elevator access is verboten. We ensure that this information is clearly displayed on our web...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2016

    DEEP DISAPPOINTMENT. FIRST I;M A BRIT I KNO HI TEA. THE GATSBY is a lovely VICTORIAN MANSION so THE SETTING for HI TEA was PERFECT. TRADITIONAL JAZZ played in the background, but did not drown out conversation. SERVICE was ATTENTIVE. THE DISHES looked like ROYAL...More

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    Response from Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion

    Thank you for your comments regarding your high tea experience at the Pendray Restaurant in the Gatsby Mansion. Our selection of teas come from Singapore and offer a variety of tastes that appeal not only to those who like black tea but others who prefer...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

    We had high tea on the veranda. The tea was very good lots of section for tea. My husband had the traditional high tea. I ordered the west coast and our son had the mommy and me I believe it was called. My west coast...More

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    Response from Mary Bea M, Guest Relations Manager at Gatsby Mansion

    Thank you for your comments regarding your tea experience at the Pendray Restaurantin the Gatsby Mansion. Sipping tea on the veranda overlooking our gardens brings one back to a time when having afternoon tea was a ritual with families and friends. Your comments are appreciated....More

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    • USD 154 - USD 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Peggy Frost E
    I read the negative review posted by jrees12, and it makes me leary about my reservation through Princess. I will pay $99.00 for tea and a tour. Will the tea and food be as described or will you explain what I can expect for my High Tea experience which I am looking forward to attending?
    2 June 2016|
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    Response from Christopher W | Reviewed this property |
    The tea service is as described on their website. The cost is $34 per person. This is a bargain compared to the Empress Hotel's afternoon tea at $75 which is comparable. You will enjoy the tea and setting at the Gatsby... More
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    SCHELLY T
    How many steps are there to get into the mansion?
    9 May 2016|
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    Response from Christopher W | Reviewed this property |
    Eight to ten steps. Unfortunately there is no ramp to access the restaurant
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    Cynthia W
    Do you have air conditioning? If not is it hot the first week of September? Do you have a room with king size bed?
    4 August 2015|
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    "Ask for a room with a shower. Ours only had a bathtub."
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    "The mansion is set in from the main road so I think all the rooms are quiet."
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    "four posted bed room"
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    "Stay in a piece of history at Gatsby Manor. The Pendray Suite is perfect!"
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