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 … Read moreCelebrate Victoria-to-a-TEA with Magnolia Hotel & Spa

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 … Read moreThe Courtney Room opens: Introducing Victoria’s newest dining destination

Magnolia Hotel & Spa unveils new restaurant, The Courtney Room, this spring

  Chef Sam Harris brings a classic French twist to Canadian ingredients in an elegant, new space An exciting addition to Victoria’s dynamic dining scene is on the horizon with the opening of Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s new restaurant, The Courtney Room, later this spring. “Old world meets the new world in The Courtney Room, … Read moreMagnolia Hotel & Spa unveils new restaurant, The Courtney Room, this spring

HOTEL ZED INTRODUCES “THE QUICKIE” VALENTINE’S PROMOTION

  Hotel Zed is once again offering guests a chance to get sexy this Valentine’s Day. We’re well-known for our “Nooner” promotion, but this year we’re taking it one step sexier with our new “Quickie” special: 3-hour booking windows for a short & sassy Valentine’s date! Guests can book a room from 11 a.m. to … Read moreHOTEL ZED INTRODUCES “THE QUICKIE” VALENTINE’S PROMOTION

Travel Like it’s 2017 at Hotel Zed’s New Zedstream

  Victoria’s funkiest accommodation option challenges the concept of traditional travel Seasoned or young, nature fan or social media royalty, families or honeymooners – the newly opened Zedstream will appeal to anyone seeking a refreshingly atypical accommodation experience. Situated in the backyard of Victoria’s eclectic Hotel Zed, the Zedstream – housed in a vintage, completely … Read moreTravel Like it’s 2017 at Hotel Zed’s New Zedstream

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 … Read moreMagnolia Hotel & Spa unveils new-look lobby for spring 

Feel the love at Magnolia Hotel & Spa this winter in Victoria

  Sparkling romance awaits at Victoria’s leading boutique hotel Capture the magic of romance with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s ‘Sparkling Romance’ package, from $219 per night between January 27 and March 5. Victoria’s leading boutique hotel offers a romantic bundle of treats from truffles and a bubble bath for an intimate evening, to a breakfast … Read moreFeel the love at Magnolia Hotel & Spa this winter in Victoria

OLO INTRODUCES WEEKDAY LUNCH AND WEEKEND BRUNCH

  Take time to enjoy a hearty local feast with friends and family Victoria’s popular organic, farm-to-table restaurant OLO is pleased to announce that it has opened it’s doors for lunch on Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm, and weekend brunch from 9am to 2pm. Feast with friends and family on fresh, local and … Read moreOLO INTRODUCES WEEKDAY LUNCH AND WEEKEND BRUNCH

A quick trip to Victoria nets a great evening at OLO Restaurant

  Yesterday was a bit of a whirlwind that ended, eventually, with my first visit to OLO. We started the day in rural Vancouver Island north of Courtenay, made our way for meetings in Nanaimo followed by a trek to Victoria. Our intention was to stop for lunch at either Unsworth Vineyards or Hudson’s on First, … Read moreA quick trip to Victoria nets a great evening at OLO Restaurant

Discover the Best of Two Cities with boutique Magnolia Hotel & Spa  and Loden Hotel

  Experience Vancouver and Victoria in award-winning style Experience a dual destination package from two of Canada’s highest-rated boutique hotels. Just in time for the first long weekend of summer, Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is collaborating with fellow Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice winner the Loden Hotel in Vancouver, to offer the ‘Best of … Read moreDiscover the Best of Two Cities with boutique Magnolia Hotel & Spa  and Loden Hotel

Magnolia Hotel & Spa flourishes with recent accolades

Victoria’s leading boutique hotel recognized by leading industry awards The Magnolia Hotel & Spa continues to feature in leading travel awards, with the Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards and the US News & World Report Best Hotel Rankings announced this month. The Forbes Travel Guide  2016 Star Awards recognized Magnolia Hotel & … Read moreMagnolia Hotel & Spa flourishes with recent accolades

Discover Victoria’s hidden treasures with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Bikes & Beacon Package

Carefully curated, self-guided trails through Victoria’s neighbourhoods Discover the twists and turns of Victoria’s historic streets, secret foodie finds, city parks and hidden viewpoints with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Bikes & Beacon package, available August 15 to October 15, 2015.   With an overnight stay at Victoria’s leading boutique hotel and use of the Magnolia’s Norco … Read moreDiscover Victoria’s hidden treasures with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Bikes & Beacon Package

Ulla Takes On New Life as OLO

Ulla Takes On New Life as OLONew Concept Honours Region’s Trade Hub Roots    One of Victoria’s renowned and much-beloved dining establishments is undergoing renovations and a rebirth. Ulla restaurant, located in Victoria’s bustling Chinatown, has reopened its door refreshed and with the new OLO moniker.   Opened in 2010 by chef Brad Holmes and partner Sahara Tamarin, … Read moreUlla Takes On New Life as OLO

Eat, drink and pedal in style through Canada’s biking capital

Discover Victoria by bike with Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Pedal & Pamper package  Discover Canada’s cycling capital with a Pedal & Pamper package at the elegantly refreshed Magnolia Hotel & Spa. Victoria’s leading boutique hotel is working in tandem with the city’s favourite cycle tour operator The Pedaler, to offer a two-night stay in an inviting guestroom and … Read moreEat, drink and pedal in style through Canada’s biking capital

Magnolia Hotel & Spa offers new getaway for the guys

Victoria’s leading boutique hotel is Made for Men this spring Mad Men’s Don Draper returns on April 13th, whiskey in hand, for the final season of the hit TV show about the roller coaster lives of advertisers in the 1960s. If watching the devious doings of Draper – the famously hard-drinking alpha male – makes you appreciate the hard-working man … Read moreMagnolia Hotel & Spa offers new getaway for the guys

You have to stay here…the Magnolia Hotel & Spa in Victoria is as good as it gets!

  The Magnolia is centrally located, recently underwent an extensive renovation, has a top notch spa, an on trend Mediterranean restaurant on site and the most comfortable rooms ever. A boutique style hotel the Magnolia is a gem in Victoria. The hotel is quiet and efficiently run. Many of the guests are in Victoria on … Read moreYou have to stay here…the Magnolia Hotel & Spa in Victoria is as good as it gets!

Looking for a last minute getaway…Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is a great option!

  Spring Break for Grownups at Magnolia Hotel & Spa Why should the kids have all the fun this Spring Break? Send the little ones off to camp and enjoy your very own relaxing vacation with the Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Spring Break for Grown-Ups package. Starting from $185 per night for an elegant guestroom in Victoria’s leading boutique hotel, this package includes … Read moreLooking for a last minute getaway…Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is a great option!

Breakfast or Brunch CATALANO is The Place

  Earlier this week I had the opportunity to travel to Victoria and experience the newly renovated Magnolia Hotel and the Catalano Restaurant. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa and partner Catalano Restaurant & Cicchetti Bar have launched a new breakfast and brunch program, adding value and an enhanced experience for their guests. You can start your … Read moreBreakfast or Brunch CATALANO is The Place

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMP May 1 to 3, 2014 in Victoria, BC

Social Media Camp will tackle a number of relevant issues about Social Media. Here are just a few with links to learn more about what will be addressed at Social Media Camp. How school boards are dealing with #meantweets and posts on Facebook. “Eighty Percent of K-12 Teachers Worry About Using Social Media with Students and Parents … Read moreSOCIAL MEDIA CAMP May 1 to 3, 2014 in Victoria, BC

D is for dining…at CULINAIRE Victoria

The next dozen presenting restaurants of 2014 Culinaire Victoria start with “D” for Dining in Victoria. For those who missed out on this seasons’ hottest ticket here is a continuation of the list of great restaurants, bistros, pubs and caterers who will be presenting their gourmet and gourmand delights at CULINAIRE VICTORIA. All these fabulous … Read moreD is for dining…at CULINAIRE Victoria