Magnolia Hotel & Spa named #1 City Hotel in Canada in the  Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017 readers’ survey

  Readers of prestigious US travel magazine vote boutique Victoria hotel as best in Canada     Magnolia Hotel & Spa is thrilled to be named #1 City Hotel in Canada, as voted for by Travel  +  Leisure 2017 readers, with an overall score of 93.69. Every year the readers of Travel + Leisure, the largest travel magazine…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa unveils new-look lobby for spring 

Elegant entrance welcomes guests to Victoria’s leading boutique hotel   Magnolia Hotel & Spa is pleased to unveil its newly elevated and always elegant entrance and lobby, which creates an even warmer welcome for guests coming to Victoria’s leading boutique hotel. Victoria-based designer Sandy Nygaard has brought a timeless new design to the warmth of the Magnolia Hotel…

#Favourites…what’s happening in Vancouver and beyond

  EASTER FEASTING: RAILTOWN CATERING MAKES CELEBRATING EASY THIS APRIL WITH EXCLUSIVE EASTER TO-GO PACKAGE     EASTER SUNDAY, WEST COAST-STYLE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE BUFFET BRUNCH SERVICE ON APRIL 16   Celebrate a delicious Easter at Dockside’s Marketplace Brunch Buffet   #TasteofThursday Honey Glazed Bone-In Ham recipe   The top 5 romantic…

#Favourites – our list of Things To Do In Vancouver and beyond…

  The Launch of The Granola Girl Foundation   Celebrate Craft Beer & Cider in Penticton at Okanagan Beer Week™ April 3 – 9, 2017   Etsell Family introduces ‘Siggy’ to the Fraser Valley   SPRINGTIME SWEETS: CHOCOLATIER THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS LATEST COLLECTION OF EASTER-THEMED CONFECTIONS   GET CHOCOLATE HOPPY    The Chan Centre presents…

Experience the Best of the West Coast with Magnolia Hotel & Spa and Loden Hotel 

  Explore Vancouver and Victoria in award-winning style   Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary by exploring the Best of the West Coast during a dual-destination package with Vancouver’s Loden Hotel and Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa. Through this unique and exciting partnership, guests will enjoy a combined four-night stay with the ‘Best of the West Coast’…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening January 27 – February 3

  Here are the future events that you will need to reserve or buy tickets for NOW: IN FULL BLOOM: FARMER’S APPRENTICE OFFERS EXCLUSIVE FLOWER-THEMED VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICES   DECLARE YOUR LOVE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SETS THE MOOD THIS FEB. 14 BY HOSTING GOURMET VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SERVICE   LA SAINT-VALENTIN: CELEBRATE…

#FridayFavourites from December 2 to New Year’s Eve

David Sedaris’ The SantaLand Diaries   Our #FridayFavourites cover a bit more than usual so you don’t miss out on upcoming fun things to do for the holidays.   East Meets West : Vancouver Collaborative Feast   LUMIERE TO ILLUMINATE WEST END’S PUBLIC SPACES: ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS TO JIM DEVA PLAZA AND MORTON PARK   …

#FridayFavourites what’s happening this week November 24 – December 2

We’re publishing our list a day early this week because we don’t want you to miss a thing that’s happening this week:     7th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market to Make Days Merry & Bright at New Seaside Site   The Butcher & Bullock Beer Club presents the Angry Jäger Ale Cask Night   FlyOver…

Festive trails and Christmas treats ensure happy holidays at Magnolia Hotel & Spa

  ‘Christmas in Victoria’ package showcases BC’s most festive city this season   It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s ‘Christmas in Victoria’ package offers a fun and festive way to enjoy the holiday season, from only $199 per night. “Christmas is one of the most cherished times of…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa shines in the Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards 

#2 Top Hotels in Canada (excluding Vancouver) Victoria’s leading boutique hotel continues to triumph in 2016’s annual international travel awards, this time securing the position of #2 hotel in Canada (excluding Vancouver) in the 29th annual Conde Nast Traveler 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards with a score of 95.93. Moving up from #4 position in the 2015 awards…

#FridayFavourites – what’s on this blustery week ahead Oct 14 – 21

    Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu    Make a SPLASH at Arts Umbrella’s 34th Art Auction   FARMERS MARKETS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOW INCOME FAMILIES IN VANCOUVER   CHAMPAGNE WISHES, CAVIAR DREAMS: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE TAITTINGER DINNER OCT. 18   Getting Ready For ChopStick…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE…

#FridayFavourites for September 30 – October 7

  Enjoy Hy’s Whistler’s best value of the year     Enjoy Dinner & A Film at Donnelly Group Pubs during VIFF   A TASTE OF TRADITION: HERITAGE ASIAN EATERY NOW OPEN IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER   Virtuous Pie, Vancouver’s new vegan pizza place   Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter…

Enjoy a “Room with a Boo” at the Magnolia Hotel & Spa 

  Have a spook-tacular time in Canada’s most-haunted city this Halloween Forget the tricks, it’s all about the treats at Magnolia Hotel & Spa this Halloween. Throughout October, Victoria’s leading boutique hotel will be offering guests a frightfully good time with the new Room with a Boo package, from just $219/night*. Guests begin their Halloween…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa shines in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2016

  Victoria’s leading boutique hotel is in good company with Canada’s finest in hospitality     Leading travel authority, Travel + Leisure magazine announced their annual World’s Best Awards, with two categories exclusively for Canadian hotels and resorts. Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa was awarded #7 on the list of Best City Hotels in Canada, the…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening May 20 – 26

  Esprit Launches in Vancouver this May with Fashion Royalty with a GIVEAWAY   Smash + Tess Pop Up Shop   Juniper Introduces New Happy Hour and Late Night Menus   HOMER ST. CAFE FEATURES LE VIEUX PIN ROUSSANNE EXCLUSIVELY IN VANCOUVER   WOW – Free Bread for a Year from Uprising Breads   New…