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Spinnakers Brewpub & GuestHouse

308 Catherine Street , Victoria, BC V9A 3S8 Canada (Show map)

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.4

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Great weekend

3.8 on November 02, 2014

For some reason, I wasn't able to click on "outstanding" in rating service. Regardless, the dining roon service was outstanding. Breakfast was a high-point of the stay.

A fine weekend get away and excellent dining!

3.6 on October 24, 2014

Celebrted our 15th wedding anniversary in Victoria and stayed at Spinnakers. It was all we hoped for, and the food was absolutely excellent.

Very impressive

4.8 on October 16, 2014

The rooms (in an old heritage home) are beautiful, and being in a physically separate building from the actual pub and restaurant (although close) meant they are nice and quite. The rooms are large, and the little outdoor sitting area was pleasant. The bubble bathtub in our room was a nice touch. There's free wi-fi, coupons for breakfast in the morning at the restaurant, and the complimentary beer/truffle tasting tray in the pub was well appreciated. The food and drink at the pub and restaurant are outstanding. Spinnakers is about a half hour walk from downtown Victoria along a pedestrian only seawall, very pleasant, even in the rain. The only criticism I would have is that Spinnakers is not on the list of hotels that the airport shuttle bus goes too. However, if you're flying into Victoria take the shuttle bus to one of the downtown hotels (cost one way is about $30) and then either walk or take a cab (about $10) to Spinnakers. If you have time, public transit from the airport will also get you there ($2.50), but you have to transfer buses a few times.

Honeymoon Stay

4.4 on October 07, 2014

We decided to stay here for the last 3 days of our honeymoon and when we arrived we were upgraded to the garden room suite, which was very nice! We really appreciated having breakfast included and enjoyed the truffle beer pairing. The food is excellent and the service very good although we found it somewhat lacking when they were super busy feeling the servers have way too much to do in order to give excellent service. We will stay here again when we visit Victoria on future trips.

Perfect Getaway

4.6 on October 06, 2014

Stayed in the charming Heritage house upstairs with vintage wooden floors but modern fireplace and Jaccuzzi tub all within easy waking distance to downtown Victoria. Loved the complimentary pairing of truffles with the different beers.


5 on September 25, 2014

Staying here was the best apparat of our honeymoon! The free chocolate and beer tasting was a blast and the free breakfasts in the morning were to die for!

2 seniors from the UK touring Alberta and BC

4.4 on September 24, 2014

We were treated VERY well by the Manageress and her reception staff. We were relocated to a magnificent apartment after the first night. We felt the food was OK but a bit like a burger bar. We consider the kitchen staff more than capable of a more sophisticated menu. The inclusive breakfast was excellent.

Spinnakers Victoria

4.8 on September 10, 2014

We were very pleased with our stay at Spinnakers. The only thing that we would ask is for a small fridge to be put somewhere in the room. Everything else was excellent. Will recommend to out friends.

Great stay at Spinnakers

4.2 on August 21, 2014

Excellent all round stay

Mostly great stay!

4.0 on August 20, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay at Spinnakers. Excellent food and rooms. We had a little trouble with a sticky front door and were inconvenienced by about 30 minutes. Would have been nice to have our purchased beer comped as compensation. But otherwise a great stay.

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Rooms & Rates

Heritage House Jacuzzi

Whether you are looking for a cozy, relaxing stay or a romantic getaway, this charming Guest House is an ideal spot! These luxury adult oriented rooms offer unique Victorian period furnishings, original works of art, queen size beds with luxurious bedding, fireplaces, flat screen TV's and private bathrooms with double soaker jacuzzi tubs with rain showers.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 149 - $CAD 179

Nightly Rate: $CAD 149 - $CAD 179

Heritage Steamer Shower

Whether you are looking for a cozy, relaxing stay or a romantic getaway, this charming Guest House is an ideal spot! This luxury adult oriented room offers unique Victorian period furnishings, original works of art, queen size bed with luxurious bedding, fireplace, flat screen TV, private patio and private bathroom with relaxing steamer shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 129 - $CAD 159

Nightly Rate: $CAD 129 - $CAD 159

Garden Suite Kitchenette

These one bedroom suites are tucked away quietly behind Spinnakers Brewpub with a queen size bed, kitchenette, patio, flat screen TV, and queen size pull out couch.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 199 - $CAD 259

Nightly Rate: $CAD 199 - $CAD 259

Garden Suite Kitchen

Perfect for a family vacation, or if you are looking for something a little more spacious. These one bedroom suites are tucked away quietly behind Spinnakers Brewpub. They feature a wood burning fireplace, double Jacuzzi soaker tub with rain shower, full kitchen, one bedroom with a queen size bed, patio, flat screen TV, queen size pull out couch and much more!

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $CAD 209 - $CAD 279

Nightly Rate: $CAD 209 - $CAD 279

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Location Type

City, Downtown, Vista oceano


Victoria, BC, Canada (YYJ)

Directions to property:

If you are arriving from the BC Ferries or the Victoria Airport take the main Highway into town. When you arrive in the downtown area you will turn right onto Pandora St. Follow this street over the bridge. When you are over the bridge you will turn left at the second set of lights on Catherine St. We are right there.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Ocean, Brewpub, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Fax Machine, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Wine Tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited There are two child friendly rooms
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required $50.00 cleaning fee
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: At the time of booking we require one nights stay plus tax as a deposit.
  • Cancellations: Our cancellation policy is 7 days notice prior to arrival. For less than 7 days notice there will be a penalty of equivalent to one nights stay plus tax. For all cancellations outside of the 7 days there will be a $20.00 processing fee.



Paul Hadfield

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About the innkeepers

Paul is an architect by trade. He discovered his passion for craft ales and not too long after that Spinnakers was born. He takes pride in the time honoured old world brewing techniques that he still uses. A great story teller, Paul is the perfect person to share a pint with and hear about his travels around the world.

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  • Time Served: 8:00am - 11:00am
  • Serving Location: Guest room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Hot Deal

Relax at Spinnakers

Regular Rate: $CAD 199 now $CAD 25 (87% Savings:)

Relax in comfort and luxury in a Heritage House suite, this package features a Dinner for Two, Breakfast for Two, a Truffle and Beer pairing and a one night stay. The rooms in the 1884 Heritage House feature queen size beds, double soaker jetted tubs with rain showers and fireplaces. All rooms include breakfast served in the dining room. Special ends April 15th 2015.

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308 Catherine Street , Victoria, BC V9A 3S8 Canada (Show map)

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