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    English Inn

    429 Lampson St, Esquimalt, British Columbia V9A 5Y9, Canada
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (37)
    Dining (8)
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good32%
    • Average12%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 271 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Sadly I do not recommend the English Garden Inn. On their behalf, the Inn is beginning a major renovation project next month. The room that we stayed in (top floor carriage room) was in need of lots of TLC. It needed paint and the bed...More

    Thank Gretchen W
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    Had a beautiful two nights while celebrating our 5years wedding anniversary with my wife. Great place for peace of mind and all the staff were very helpful and kind. Had a chance to chat with some of them and they are absolutely friendly. Hue was...More

    Thank ChrisWambugz
    Response from English I, General Manager at English InnResponded 6 September 2017

    Thank you for your review and comments. I will pass this on to Hugh. We do have a great team here. The hotel closes October 9th and plans are to reopen with the new renovation June 2018. We hope you will come back and see...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    It's like stepping back in time. It is such a quaint, beautiful inn with an amazing grounds. The balcony overlooking the garden and fountain was spectacular. Just wish there had been room service. Other than that, very friendly, helpful staff.More

    Thank mlbyer
    Response from English I, General Manager at English InnResponded 31 August 2017

    Thank you for the comments. Well your wish is our command. Next year we will have a new and improved hotel. We will have a full service restaurant, spa and yes room-service. we will also be adding 14 more rooms. We close this October and...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    Beautiful old home, but it ends there. No food, no bartender and we were told that we could not have our own wine in the bar. Building is rundown and in a poor neighborhood. Probably good for weddings, but not for just staying at a...More

    Thank stevebelser
    Response from English I, General Manager at English InnResponded 31 August 2017

    I again thank you for the comments. We serve a large continental breakfast every morning. The restaurant has been closed for 8 years. A new full service restaurant will be open in 2018 with the new spa and events facility. The licensed bar is open...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

    My two sisters and I recently spent a week on Vancouver Island. Our last night was at the English Inn. Keeping in mind that when booking into a building over 100 years old - some things are likely to be ... old! The Inn is...More

    1  Thank milkmaid44
    Response from English I, General Manager at English InnResponded 31 August 2017

    Sorry for the late reply. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Its 112 years old and is about to have its huge renovation. New everything. We will keep its history and charm but add a full service restaurant, spa and events facility....More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Banquet Room
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    • USD 115 - USD 242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 25
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    • Victoria Capital Regional District >
    • Esquimalt
    • Also Known As
    • English Hotel Victoria
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    8 April 2016|
    Response from English I | Property representative |
    Thank you for thinking of the English Inn. At this time, we are a catered venue only for our events. However, this is a consideration of the owner who has recently purchased and also has some wonderful plans for the future... More
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