Discover Victoria’s haunted past with the city’s leading boutique hotel

Magnolia Hotel & Spa offers Halloween Hideaways this October


October is a frightfully fun month in Canada’s most haunted city and Victoria’s leading boutique hotel, Magnolia Hotel & Spa, is offering a Spooktacular package to celebrate, starting from $169 per night.

Trick or treat yourself to a relaxing stay in a luxurious room with a deep soaker tub and enjoy continental breakfast at  before exploring the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest. Victoria is on the hotel’s doorstep and is home to haunted happenings throughout October: from ghost festivals and zombie walks to spooky bike rides, chilling ziplines and nightmares at the museum.

“We’re going to have a spine-tingling time at the hotel this October,” says Bill Lewis, General Manager at Magnolia Hotel & Spa. “Look out for carved pumpkins in the lobby and sweet treats in the bedrooms to celebrate Halloween, or try our spooky self-guided tour to meet the ghosts of Victoria’s intriguing past.”

Don’t be afraid of the dark as Magnolia’s Spooktacular Concierge is on hand to point you in the right direction for ghostly goings-on or guests can try Magnolia’s new self-guided walking trail, which takes visitors through the spookiest spots in the city. Just steps from the Inner Harbour, Magnolia Hotel & Spa is the perfect base to explore the city’s streets and neighborhoods, and get acquainted with its scary stories of bygone days.

Check out historic haunted locations from Victoria’s oldest chocolate shop, Rogers’ Chocolates, to sites of ghoulish goings on in Chinatown’s Fan Tan Alley, Bastion Square and Market Square. Visit places that bring the ghosts of Victorian times alive at the 19th Century seaside Ross Bay Cemetery or imposing Craigdarroch Castle. Make a final stop at the Parliament Buildings, which is haunted by the soul of architect Francis Rattenbury.

The Spooktacular package is available October 1-8 and 12-31; perfect timing for a haunted Halloween hideaway. To book, please visit or call 1-877-624-6654.


About The Magnolia Hotel & Spa: 

Just steps from Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa, managed by Atlific Hotels, wins over guests with its unbeatable location and service. The award-winning hotel is recognized as one of the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Canada by TripAdvisor’s® 2015 Travelers’ Choice® awards and received a Four Star rating from Forbes. It was also named one of the Best Hotels in Western Canada and Best Business Travel Hotels in the World by Conde Nast Traveler. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa is one block from the harbour and the city’s best restaurants, shops and entertainment – exactly where you want to be during your Victoria stay.


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