Celebrate Victoria-to-a-TEA with Magnolia Hotel & Spa

Immerse in Victoria’s boutique tea culture with this tea-lightful package From a Chinatown boutique owned by one of Canada’s only Tea Masters to delicious vegetarian delights, explore some quirkier additions to Victoria’s quintessential afternoon tea scene, with the Magnolia Hotel & Spa‘s Victoria-to-a-TEA package. Starting from $359, guests can enjoy a one-night stay in an…

The Courtney Room opens: Introducing Victoria’s newest dining destination

The Magnolia Hotel & Spa unveils a modern, classic dining room   The Courtney Room, Victoria’s newest dining destination, opens this week in the lobby of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa following a four-month restaurant renovation. With Executive Chef Sam Harris at the helm, guiding a menu that honours the very best of land and…

Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Curated Journeys showcase the best of spring and summer in Victoria

Discover a different Victoria with adventurous hikes, wine tours and more Spring brings new adventures to Magnolia Hotel & Spa with a collection of Curated Journeys that help guests discover the Victoria beyond the beautiful blooms of downtown’s streets. From whale watching to wine tasting, the carefully curated tours offer guests the chance to experience…

Enjoy the Ultimate Victorian Christmas at Magnolia Hotel & Spa

   Festive walking tours and seasonal extras showcase BC’s most festive city It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Magnolia Hotel & Spa, with the Ultimate Victorian Christmas package heralding in the season at Victoria’s leading boutique hotel. “The holiday season is a special time for many of our guests and it’s a…

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…