"Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria is located along the Galloping Goose Trail and across from the Gorge Waterway"
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Hotel Overview
  • The Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria is Pet Friendly.
  • The Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria is located 1 mile from the heart of downtown Victoria, on the Gorge Waterway.
  • The Hotel is well situated to all downtown attractions and easily accessible by car, water taxi or via the Galloping Goose cycling/walking trail.
  • We are also only 2 blocks from Mayfair Shopping Mall.

Local Attractions

  • Historic Inner Harbor (2.5 km)
  • Royal British Columbia Museum/National Geographic Imax Theatre
  • Under Sea Gardens
  • Legislative Assembly Buildings
  • Miniature World
  • The Bug Zoo (2.5 km)
  • Maritime Museum
  • The Empress Hotel
  • Whale Watching Tours at Inner Harbour
  • Beacon Hill Park (4 km)
  • Craigdarroch Castle (3 km)
  • Hatley Park Castle (10 km)
  • Emily Carr Museum (5 km)
  • Art Museum (4 km)
  • Galloping Goose Trail
  • Butchart Gardens (25 km)
  • Butterfly Gardens (25 km)
  • Harbour Taxi Ferry
  • Great Canadian Casino Shuttle Bus
  • Victoria International Airport (28 km)
  • Harbour Float Plane Services (2.5 km)
  • Bus Station (2.5 km)
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital (4 km)
  • Gorge Road Hospital (3 blks)
  • Walk-In Clinics (5 blks)
  • Olympic View Golf Course (12 km) guesstimate
  • Gorge Vale Golf Course (3 km)
  • University of Victoria (7 km)


  • Tim Hortons (2 blocks)
  • Subway (2 blocks)
  • Romeo's Italian Rest (3 blocks)
  • Macaroni Grill (5 blocks)
  • KFC (4 blocks)
  • Wings Chinese Res (4 blocks)
  • My Bar and Grill restaurant & pub
  • Food Fair at Mayfair Mall (2 blocks)
  • Denny’s (2 blocks)
  • McDonalds (1.6 km)

Meeting & Event Facilities

  • Banquet Room   (dimensions, etc?)
  • Conference Room
    1050 square feet / seats up to 80 people theatre style or 60 reception and 50 classroom / with audio visual equipment / large screen TV / DVD / CD / VCR / Secure Wi-fi / Hardwire High Speed Internet / overhead projector / pull down screen / podium / speakers and microphone / flip charts / white board / cork boards / all services included plus free parking / ask about full catering.

Information on getting here:

British Columbia Ferries ...
Year-round vehicle and passenger service
Inside North America: 1.888.BC.FERRY (1.888.223.3779)
Outside North America: 250.386.3431

Seattle / Victoria Clipper ...
High-speed, passenger-only catamarans
Comfortable aircraft-type seats
Seattle: 206.448.5000 Victoria: 250.382.810
Outside Seattle & Victoria Toll Free: 1.800.888.2535

Port Angles / Victoria ...
Coho Ferry, Black Ball Transport, Inc.
Year-round vehicle and passenger service
Victoria: 250.386.2202
Port Angeles: 360.457.4491

Sidney / Anacortes ...
Washington State Ferries. Vehicles & Passengers
Victoria: 250.381.1551 or 250.656.1531
Seattle: 206.464.6400 Toll Free: 1.800.843.2779

Bellingham / Victoria ...
Travel from Victoria or Bellingham, one-way or round-trip cruise
Reservations/Information: June to October Toll Free: 1.800.443.4552
Information: In Bellingham 360.738.8099 Toll Free: 1.800.443.4552

Victoria Express / Port Angeles …
High-speed, passenger-only catamarans

Comfortable aircraft-type seats
Canadian Passengers Phone: 250.361.9144
United States Passengers Phone: 360.452.8088

Gulf Islands Water Taxi ...
Marine taxi services in the Southern Gulf Islands
Pick up on Pender, Galiano, Mayne or Saturna Is. Phone: 250.539.3200



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Victoria BC Canada
Victoria, the capital of BC is a scenic one and a half hour voyage from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay, through the Lower Gulf Islands. Other ferry services are available from Seattle, Port Angeles and Anacortes, Washington. Victoria is served daily by scheduled airline flights to and from Victoria International Airport.
My Bar & Grill
Centrally located on the Gorge Waterway in the Howard Johnson Hotel, My Bar & Grill is the perfect place to get together with the gang.

Our nightly events include Karaoke, Texas Hold 'Em Poker, Monday Night Football and Saturday Live Music

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