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1 room, 2 adults

Helms Inn, Victoria

2-star2 stars
600 Douglas St, Victoria, BC, V8V2P8, Canada

City-center hotel within walking distance of Royal BC Museum
  • Free WiFi
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Good internet service
Great location
Best value for money
Great room

Helms Inn, Victoria

from $135 CAD
  • Studio, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 2 Double Beds
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Double Room
  • Basic Studio, 1 King Bed

What’s around Helms Inn, Victoria


  • In Downtown Victoria
  • Victoria Harbour - 9 min walk
  • Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal - 12 min walk
  • Royal BC Museum - 4 min walk
  • Victoria Conference Centre - 4 min walk
  • Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre - 18 min walk
  • Victoria Fisherman's Wharf - 18 min walk
  • Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum - 2 min walk

Getting around

  • Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 26 min drive
  • Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 1 min drive
  • Port Angeles, WA (CLM-William R. Fairchild Intl.) - 159 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 48 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 5:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Helms Inn, Victoria’s small print

Also known as

  • Helms Inn
  • Helms Inn Victoria
  • Helms Inn Hotel Victoria
  • Helms Inn Victoria
  • Helms Victoria
  • Helm`s Hotel Victoria
  • Helms Hotel Victoria
  • Helms Inn Hotel


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Uncovered self parking costs CAD 10 per night with in/out privileges

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Helms Inn, Victoria

  • Does Helms Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Helms Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Helms Inn?
    Yes. Self parking costs CAD 10 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Helms Inn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Helms Inn?
    You can check in from 5:00 PM to anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Helms Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Old Spaghetti Factory (3-min walk), Crystal Garden (3-min walk), and Tre Fantastico (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 894 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Clean, friendly staff, and great location!
ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent location
Close to museum. A few blocks from downtown, so it was quiet Close to beacon hill park, so an excellent location.
Colleen, ca3 night trip
Good 6.0
Overall a thoroughly average hotel. Clean, modern rooms(although my street-facing was quite noisy and had a very odd layout) and a great location. Impersonal and slightly robotic service upon my 6 pm check-in, for which I had to wait 5 minutes outside until an employee (?) finally let me into the locked lobby. Also received a nice little surprise of $10 a night parking (I guess I missed THAT on the booking page!?)
ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Delightful Old World charm with beautiful remodel
barbara, ca1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
A new favorite
Sparkling clean, great location and amenities.
Eric, ca1 night business trip
Good 6.0
Service was fine, accommodations were quaint, clean. Heat barely worked. Had the heat on full and went to bed in multiple layers of clothes and my wool jacket on. There is no one at front desk after 11, so didn’t have the chance to change rooms.
ca1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, excellent rooms BUT pay parking!
Curb appeal is lacking but inside is excellent! The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The only downer was paying $10 for parking on top of the room fee!!
Pat, ca1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Very roomy
Good location good price and clean well stocked
Terry, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay
Comfortable and easy access to downtown Victoria and very friendly welcoming staff.
ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent location, friendly and very helpful and courteous reception. Would stay again.
ca1 night trip with friends

Helms Inn, Victoria

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