The Quality Inn Waddling Dog is located on the southeast corner of Vancouver Island, just north of British Columbia's capital city, Victoria. This Saanichton hotel provides easy access to many local attractions, including the Royal London Wax Museum and the Royal BC Museum. The University of Victoria and the Victoria International Airport are just minutes away.

Nearby Butchart Gardens features more than 55 acres of spectacular floral displays, viewed from walking paths meandering through the grounds. Weekly fireworks shows take place during the summer.

The surrounding area offers many things to do and see, including golfing, boating, fishing, horseback riding and tennis. A variety of eateries and pubs can be found around town, including Sherlock's restaurant and Waddling Dog lounge, both located on hotel premises.

This pet-friendly hotel offers an abundance of amenities, including free coffee, free weekday newspaper and free local calls. A complimentary hot breakfast offers items like eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, yogurt, croissants and freshly brewed coffee.

Business travelers will welcome additional conveniences like access to copy and fax services. Meeting facilities are available to accommodate up to 100 people for most events and business functions.

Guests of this Saanichton hotel can appreciate the antique-style furnishings and décor in each room, and the old English atmosphere of the lobby and fireplace lounge. All spacious rooms are air conditioned and have coffee makers. Nonsmoking rooms are available.

A game room, gift shop and a newsstand are all located on the property for added guest convenience. Be sure to ask about special packages, including romantic getaways, Butchart Gardens tours, or a Park & Fly package if departing from the Victoria International Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Quality Inn Waddling Dog has been welcoming guests since Dec 17, 2013
Hotel chain/brand: Quality Inn

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • John Dean Provincial Park
    2.6 miles
  • Butterfly Gardens
    2.8 miles
  • Victoria Butterfly Gardens
    2.8 miles
  • Rotary Park
    3.2 miles
  • Iroquois Park
    3.4 miles
  • Glen Meadows Golf & Country Club
    3.5 miles
  • Brethour Park
    3.5 miles
  • Sidney Skate Park
    3.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Tim Hortons
    0 miles
  • Restaurant White Spot
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • The Butchart Gardens
    3.7 miles
  • Mill Bay Ferry Terminal
    6.6 miles
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
    6.6 miles
  • Camosun College
    7.2 miles
  • Point Ellice House
    11 miles
  • Victoria Harbour Ferry
    11.2 miles
  • Save-On-Foods Memorial Center
    11.4 miles
  • Royal Roads University
    11.8 miles
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel
    12 miles
  • Craigdarroch Castle
    12.1 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal
    3.2 miles
  • Ferry Washington State Ferries
    3.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Victoria International Airport
    3.9 miles
  • Nanaimo Airport
    38.3 miles
  • Bellingham International Airport
    41.6 miles
How to get to Quality Inn Waddling Dog from Victoria International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Waddling Dog Bar & Grill

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Quality Inn Waddling Dog
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 4:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Diners Club American Express Quality Inn Waddling Dog accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Quality Inn Waddling Dog

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Quality Inn Waddling Dog by:

    • Car 11min

  • Check-in at Quality Inn Waddling Dog is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Quality Inn Waddling Dog has 2 restaurants:

    • Waddling Dog Bar & Grill
    • Restaurant

  • Quality Inn Waddling Dog offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Quality Inn Waddling Dog is 0.9 miles from the center of Saanichton.

    • The prices at Quality Inn Waddling Dog may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Guests staying at Quality Inn Waddling Dog can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Breakfast to go

    • Room options at Quality Inn Waddling Dog include:

      • Twin/Double