December 30, 2014

Great memories from 40 years ago re-lived

Newlyweds, Marion and Richard Franklin checked into the new Chateau Victoria Hotel on December 28, 1974.   Forty years later, on December 28, 2014,  the couple returned to retrace old memories of that special time in their lives. The hotel was not yet fully complete but did have the first four floors in operation as […]
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September 10, 2014

Another Season of “Cookin on the Coast” is underway

Be sure to tun into our local TV Station CHEK TV to see Garrett Schack perform his magic with our bounty of local food.  This season is all about creating amazing international dishes with our local ingredients.  Show times: Monday night @ 10:30pm, Tuesday afternoon @1:30pm, Wednesday night at 11:30pm, & Saturday afternoon @ 1:30pm.  […]
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March 12, 2014

Coffee & Cigarettes get attention in Asia

加拿大 Clive’s Classic Lounge– Our special spin on acting locally and thinking globally. Page 100 – DRiNK magazine issue 29  的 调酒师杰斯·凯迪舒克以鸡尾酒 向哥伦比亚最著名的产物致敬。 Canadian bartender Jayce Kadyschuk, from Clive’s Classic Lounge in Victoria, pays homage to one of Colombia’s most famous exports. Not that one. Clive’s Classic Lounge 最新推出的全球鸡尾酒 概念酒单,我创造了这款象征哥伦比亚的鸡尾酒。这款 酒单的概念是创造代表各个国家传统美食风味或酒饮口 感的鸡尾酒,或者像“咖啡香烟”这样运用一国的土特 产品制作的酒。而哥伦比亚以出产咖啡和烟草闻名,因 此煮咖啡成为了这款酒饮的主角。 I […]
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February 7, 2014

Facebook contest with Springtide Whale Watching

Nothing like a little romance on the Pacific with your valentine.  Why not go on line and like us to win!  
February 3, 2014

New opera this month at the Royal Theatre

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Music by Richard Strauss. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal February 13, 15, 21, 2014, at 8 pm. Matinée February 23 at 2:30 pm In German with English Surtitles The performance is about 2 hours 30 minutes, including one intermission.  
January 1, 2014

Happy New Year from all of us at the Chateau Victoria

As we reflect on 2013 and we dream of the bright new year ahead we want to take a moment to thank our patrons to Vista 18, Clive’s Classic Lounge and to the Chateau Victoria Hotel and Suites.  As most are aware, this is a locally owned and operated hotel with no brand affiliation.  Our […]
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December 24, 2013

Holiday greetings from the Chateau Victoria

Images of the season from our hotel in Victoria.
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December 23, 2013

A little holiday music while you visit our site

Shot in our new lobby.  Maureen Washington can be enjoyed in Vista 18 as part of the the local talent that frequents our roof top restaurant. Enjoy!
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June 24, 2013

When You Shop, Do You Shop Local?

I don’t know about you, but when I travel, one of my favourite things to do is discover fun and unique shops, restaurants, and businesses in the area. It really gives me a feel for what living in that community might be like. In Victoria, we have a local volunteer initiative called Shop Local Victoria. […]
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May 31, 2013

Extreme Makeover of Our Mustard Seed Food Bank

Today, the gang at this downtown Victoria hotel are helping Heroes with an ambitious make over to the Mustard Seed facility that helps so many in our community. Many Thanks to Paul Latour for leading this amazing positive change for Victoria. Do you want to help your community?  Click here to learn more.
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