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Top 10 Best Family Hotels in Victoria, BC (2024)

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Wondering where to stay with kids in Victoria, Canada?

I’m excited to share my top 10 recommendations for the best family hotels in Victoria, BC, my charming and beautiful hometown. One’s I recommend to friends and family when they come to visit time and time again.

These perfectly blend comfort, convenience, and a dash of local character. Fun for the kids and adults.

Whether you’re planning a cozy staycation or visiting Victoria for the first time, these gems will turn your family trip into an unforgettable adventure. Let’s discover the perfect home away from home together.

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Top 10 Family Friendly Hotels Victoria, BC

Holidays may be the best excuse for an absence from school, and Victoria is a delight, whether you plan a 3 day family vacation, or a week long adventure.

Here are our top picks for family friendly hotels in Victoria Canada.

1. Victoria Regent Waterfront Boutique Hotel (Sleeps 6)

Aerial view of the family friendly Victoria Regent Hotel & harbour view.
Families love the spacious Victoria Regent Hotel suites

⭐️ RATING: 8.9/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Waterfront Downtown  | ✅ Book it!

This Victoria Regent Boutique Hotel is a family friendly gem right on the waterfront.

Not only do they have beautifully furnished and spacious one and two bedroom suites that sleep up to 6, and handy private deck space. Some of their suites come with a fully equipped kitchen, perfect for when you’re trying to be a bit more budget concious.

Do your family a favor and splurge on a harbor view suite, so you can watch the bustling Inner Harbour and Seaplanes land and take off.

“Great location, right at the harbour-side. Very large and comfy 2 room apartment with fully equipped kitchen and on-site parking in garage. Lovely balcony as well.”
Marco ⭐️ Victoria Regent Boutique Hotel reviews

What really makes the location shine is its waterfront location.

It’s only a 5 minute walk away from bucket list Prince of Whales whale watching.

Plus within walking distance of all downtown Victoria has to offer; The Empress, Chinatown, shopping, restaurants, Royal BC Museum & Imax, Beacon Hill Park and more.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Roomy suites perfect for larger families (2 bdr sleeps up to 6)
Walking distance to all downtown acitivities
Full Kitchen in some rooms
Free WIFI & Parking
Colorful doors to the Zed Hotel. 10 Best hotels in beautiful Victoria, BC families will love.

2. Hotel Grand Pacific (Pool & Hot Tub)

Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, BC on a sunny Spring day.
Hotel Grand Pacific is the perfect location for families | Photo by Packed for Life

⭐️ RATING: 8.3/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Harbourfront Downtown  | ✅ Book it!

A stay at this Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, BC is an ideal haven for visiting families that want to be right on the harbourfront downtown.

Take a dip in the indoor swimming pool or unwind in the hot tub after a day of exploration. Kids love a good swim in a pool. Last time we were here was for a wedding and it was fantastic.

Their comfortable deluxe City View Rooms or luxurious one-bedroom Harbour View Suites, sleep up to 4 comfortably. Even with a private balcony for you to enjoy your morning coffee.

 Perfect location, waterfront, attractions and restaurants within walking distance, beautiful hotel and room, great view of the harbor.
Bianca ⭐️ Hotel Grand Pacific reviews

This hotel is just minutes away from all the fantastic spots downtown Victoria has to offer; Inner Harbour, Fisherman’s Wharf, Beacon Hill Park, restaurants, Water Taxis and more.

Feeling hungry? Their onsite Courtyard Cafe makes tasty treats and coffee for when you need a light snack or meal on the go. Or try breakfast or other meals at Fathom their newest restaurant.

If you’re bringing a furry family member, they also have pet friendly rooms too.

Victoria is a fabulous family destination.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Indoor Swimming Pool, Hot Tub
Athletic Club access (cardio & strength equipment, classes, yoga)
Minutes walking distance to downtown activities
Onsite Courtyard Cafe
Free Bike use (seasonal)

3. Hotel Zed Victoria (Pool & Waterslide)

Colorful Hotel Zed in Victoria
Fun & funky Zed Hotel is a family favorite Victoria hotel | Photo by Packed for Life

⭐️ RATING: 8.3/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Douglas St. | ✅ Book it!

Hotel Zed Victoria is the most unique place to stay on our list of the best family hotels in Victoria.

This vibrant and funky hotel is perfect for families seeking a delightful yet more budget-friendly stay in Victoria.

They really do cater to families and kids of all ages, plus offer pet friendly rooms.

Kids and adults alike will be thrilled with the retro decor, and fantastic amenities, including a pool, a thrilling 3-story waterslide the “Zedinator”, a ping pong table and loaner bikes (kids, tandem, regular).

The hotel was great! The kids enjoyed the pool and water slide. There was lots to do and it was renovated in a really fun way. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were clean and fun.
Rosalind ⭐️ Hotel Zed Victoria reviews

You can even do some urban glamping in their Zedstream, or stay in their “sweet suites” that sleep up to 6 comfortable.

While not in the downtown core its family friendly amenities more than make up for it. Plus it’s an easy 40 minute walk downtown, or a quick bus ride if you don’t have a car.

They’re also right on the Galloping Goose Trail, which we highly recommend taking a bike ride on.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Pool, Waterslide & Hot Tub
Free bike rentals, ping pong & boardgames
Pet friendly rooms
“Sweet Suites” sleep up to 6

4. Oswego Hotel (Victoria Boutique Hotel)

Oswego Hotel sign and buidling in Victoria BC Canada on a sunny day.
Familie friendly Oswego Hotel in Victoria | Photo expedia.com

⭐️ RATING: 8.9/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Downtown | ✅ Book it!

Oswego Hotel is a lovely boutique hotel in a quiet area right downtown Victoria. It’s just 2 blocks from the Parliament Buildings, Inner Harbour and the Clipper Ferry to Seattle.

Fisherman’s Wharf & the nearby Fisherman’s Wharf Park and playgrounds, are also just a couple of blocks away. Fun family things to do in Victoria.

Families love their all-suite rooms (2 bedroom sleeps up to 6), with fully equipped kitchens and soaker tubs.

This place is well equipped for a family of 6. The staff is very friendly polite and accommodating. It was in a wonderful location. Very clean.
Samantha ⭐️ Oswego Hotel reviews

Whether it’s exploring nearby attractions, dining at family-friendly restaurants, or enjoying outdoor activities, the hotel’s convenient location ensures that your family can make the most of your time in Victoria.

Note: There is a $17 a day fee for parking.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Suites sleep up to 6
Fully equipped kitchens & Coin Laundry
Minutes walking distance to downtown activities

5. Inn at Laurel Point (Victoria Harbourfront Hotel)

Inn at Laurel Point building on a sunny day in Victoria, BC.
Harbour Air Seaplane in the Inner Harbour, Victoria | Photo by Packed for Life

⭐️ RATING: 8.4/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Downtown | ✅ Book it!

Escape in luxurious comfort of the Inn at Laurel Point, a family-friendly retreat offering stunning views of Victoria’s harbour.

Here, families can spread out in the spacious suites that sleep up to 4, luxuriate in soaker or jacuzzi tubs, and indulge in the upscale vibe of luxury suites.

The hotel has pet-friendly rooms & packages, ensuring no family member is left behind.

Amazing place to stay in Victoria. Great location with amazing views. Walking distance to city centre, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Beacon Hill park. Smiling and helpful staff.
Louri ⭐️ Inn at Laurel Point reviews

Active moments are covered with an indoor pool perfect for a family splash, while tasty food Aura awaits at the Waterfront Restaurant. They serve up meals crafted with locally sourced products.

At Laurel Point Inn, every element is designed to provide families a harmonious blend of relaxation, indulgence, and Victoria’s enchanting waterfront ambiance.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Indoor pool & games for kids
Rooms & suites sleep up to 4
Harbourfront – close to downtown activities
Full balcony with seating

6. Coast Hotel & Marina

Coast Hotel with cherry blossoms outside.
Coast Hotel & Marina has a fabulous oceanfront location | Photo by Packed for Life

⭐️ RATING: 8.1 /10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Downtown | ✅ Book it!

Entertaining panoramic views await at this family friendly Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina.

Nestled on the oceanfront of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, the hotel has private balconies perfect for the kids (and adults) to watch sea planes, water taxis, and cruise ships sail by.

The hotel’s marina offers mooring and a water taxi stop for a fun & easy way to visit local waterfront attractions. Like the Dockside Green for our fav Foi Epi Bakery & coffee, the Empress Dock, Fisherman’s Wharf & more.

Plus the Orca Spirit whale watching office is under the hotel, promising unforgettable marine adventures. Check out all our recommendations for Victoria whale watching.

 Loved the room, the balcony with the view, and the facilities. The swimming pool was wonderful, and the hot tub and sauna were a nice surprise. The hotel is within walking distance from downtown Victoria, and it is close to Fisherman’s Wharf.
Jelle ⭐️ Coast Harbour Hotel reviews

After a day of exploration, your family can rejuvenate in the indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center, sauna, or whirlpool.

The hotel’s location, a leisurely walk from downtown and Fisherman’s Wharf, coupled with a complimentary town shuttle, offers easy access to Victoria’s downtown landmarks.

The Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina is a perfect kid-friendly hotel where maritime charm meets family comfort.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Indoor / Outdoor pool, whirlpool, sauna
Double Rooms sleep up to 4
Water Taxi Stop & boat mooring
Onsite Blue Crab Restaurant (breakfast, lunch, seafood dinners)

7. Oak Bay Beach Hotel – Luxury Resort Victoria

Mineral Pools at Oak Bay Beach HOtel on the oceanfront
Gorgeous oceanfront pool at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel | Photo by Packed for Life

⭐️ RATING: 9.2/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: South Oak Bay | ✅ Book it!

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel is a luxury resort on the water, away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Robes, slippers, spa bathtub are just a few of the luxurious room amenities.

Situated in the beautiful Oak Bay area, the hotel boasts breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding landscapes, and is super close to the Oak Bay Golf Course.

Enjoy scenic strolls along Beach Drive to the nearby beaches, and coves, explore the charming Oak Bay Village, and take in the natural beauty of the area, making for a memorable getaway.

Superb. Loved that the rooms were equipped with dishes and cutlery. Also liked that there were a couple of restaurants on site. The view from the pool area is stunning. The staff were very friendly and courteous. Would definitely recommend this resort for a relaxing getaway.
Teresa ⭐️ Oak Bay Beach Hotel reviews

Oak Bay Beach Hotel also has the Boathouse Spa, Victoria’s only oceanfront spa, with a menu of treatments to pamper your body and mind.

Three heated outdoor pools sit right on the edge of the Salish Sea for amazing views and relaxation.

You could spend your whole day there, as you’ll also get water and towel service, assigned lounge chairs and access to their sauna and Boathouse Kitchen & Bar food.

LOCAL TIP: As children must be at least 16 years to enter the mineral pool, it’s better for families with older kids, or who don’t mind skipping the pool.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Mineral Pool, Sauna (16+ years)
Fitness Studio
Luxury Spa Treatments
Rooms sleep up to 4

8. The Embassy Inn

Embassy Inn from the side, in dowtown Victoria Canada.
Embassy Inn in downtown Victoria BC | Photo by Packed for Life

⭐️ RATING: 8.7/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Downtown | ✅ Book it!

The Embassy Inn is a perfect choice for families visiting Victoria, BC, Canada. You’ll be a 5 – 10 minute walk from the Inner Harbour, Royal BC Museum and Parliament Buildings.

Enjoy a stress-free start to the day with a complimentary breakfast.

The rooms and suites have kitchenette and private balcony, provide ample space for families of up to 5 members. For those with little ones, cribs and extra cots are available upon request.

Free parking is available onsite, making it easy to explore the city without extra costs.

The free breakfast was excellent with many good and fresh options. The location was close to everything we needed. Easy to walk wherever we wanted to go.
Rebecca ⭐️ The Embassy Inn reviews

With all these family-friendly amenities, The Embassy Inn promises a comfortable and enjoyable stay for your Victoria adventure.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Free Buffet Breakfast
Suites sleep up to 5
Free parking
5-10 min walk to downtown activities

9. The Magnolia Hotel And Spa

Magnolia Hotel view of Parliament Buildings lit up at night.
Fabulous view of Parliament Buildings from Magnolia Hotel | Photo: Expedia.com

⭐️ RATING: 9.2/10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Downtown | ✅ Book it!

Nestled in the heart of Victoria, this Magnolia Hotel and Spa serves as an idyllic sanctuary for families seeking the perfect blend of relaxation and exploration.

From starting the day with delectable breakfast options at the Courtney Room to ending it with a soothing dip in deep soaker tubs, every moment is filled with luxury.

Double Queen rooms comfortably sleep up to 4 people.

Great location, clean and modern. Great facilities and food. Very friendly and helpful staff.
Claire ⭐️ Magnolia Hotel & Spa reviews

An on-site fitness center keeps the active ones engaged, while the full-service spa, boasting seven treatment rooms and organic products, offers parents the rejuvenation you deserve.

This beautiful boutique hotel is just 2 blocks from the Inner Harbour and Victoria’s downtown attractions.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Award winning Courtney Room restaurant
Soaker tubs & rooms sleep up to 4
Laundry service & Spa
Pet friendly

10. Best Western Plus Inner Harbour (Seasonal Pool)

Outdoor pool and garden at the Best Western Plus Inner Harbour Hotel, Victoria Canada.
Harbour Air Seaplane in the Inner Harbour, Victoria | Photo: expedia.com

⭐️ RATING: 8 /10 Stars | 📍 LOCATION: Downtown | ✅ Book it!

Best Western Plus Inner Harbour, is perfect if you prefer a reliable chain hotel that blends the convenience of a prime location with the comfort of home-like amenities.

Situated just a leisurely stroll away from Victoria Harbour and the Clipper Ferry Terminal, this hotel situates you in the middle of Victoria’s downtown core.

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast buffet before taking a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool, complete with sun loungers for some family fun in the sun.

Nicely maintained and a good hot continental breakfast. Very friendly and accommodating staff.
Irene ⭐️ Best Western Plus Inner Harbour reviews

Little ones are well catered to with cribs and extra cots available on request, and a day of exploring made easy with handy tour / ticket assistance.

Unwind in the sauna or simply breathe in the tranquility of the garden at the end of the day.

The hotel also features laundry facilities, making it an appealing choice for families seeking a hassle-free vacation.

KEY FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

Seasonal outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, dry sauna, steam room
Free Buffet Breakfast
24 hour laundry facilities
2 Bdr Suites sleep up to 6

Final Thoughts: Fun Family Hotels Victoria

And there you have it – the top 10 family hotels in Victoria, BC that promise not just a stay, but a vibrant experience tailored to meet the diverse needs of families.

From the luxurious comfort of suites to the delightful local cuisine, the stunning harbor views to the exciting marine adventures, each hotel presents a unique facet of Victoria’s charm.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, exploration, or a dash of both, you’ll find a place in this delightful city that feels like a home away from home.

So, pack your bags and let Victoria’s west coast create unforgettable memories for you and your family! Safe travels and happy adventures.

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