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Located just 1,650 feet from Craigdarroch Castle, this Edwardian themed Victoria B & B offers rooms with free WiFi. Daily free home-made breakfast is provided.

A flat-screen SmartTV, cable channels are in every room. A fireplace is featured in every individually decorated room at Prior Castle Inn. A work desk is included. Select units offer kitchen or kitchenette facilities. Garden views can be enjoyed.

A home-made breakfast at Prior Castle Inn Victoria can be enjoyed in the Victorian dining room or on the garden patio.

Victoria harbor ferry terminal is a 10 minute drive away. Waterfront Tours are 3.1 mi from this property. Butchart Gardens are about a 30 minute drive. Craigdarroch Castle and the Govenor's Mansion and Gardens are part of the neighborhood.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Prior Castle Inn has been welcoming guests since Mar 29, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Prior Castle Inn

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Prior Castle Inn
Notable architectural features are the extensive use of granite rock and stone terrace balustrades, large carved projecting exterior brackets, lavish use of quarter sawn white oak in the entrance halls and dining room, old growth oak and fur flooring throughout. The estate grounds have extensive English Style gardens exhibiting beautiful perennial borders.
Centrally located in Victoria and set in a beautiful and spacious garden, this unique Governor’s Manor House is a heritage, boutique-style inn and the perfect accommodation for those wishing to visit Victoria and Vancouver Island. From the Prior House doorstep you will find historic tours, castles, nature trails and gardens of renown.
Languages spoken: English,Chinese
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Government House
    0.2 miles
  • Craigdarroch Castle
    0.3 miles
  • Fort Street
    0.4 miles
  • Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
    0.5 miles
  • Stadacona Park
    0.5 miles
  • Ross Bay Cemetery
    0.6 miles
  • Abkhazi Garden
    0.6 miles
  • Gonzales Beach
    0.7 miles
  • Belfry Theater
    0.9 miles
  • Pioneer Square
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Ross Bay Pub
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Fairmont Empress Hotel
    1.3 miles
  • Save-On-Foods Memorial Center
    1.3 miles
  • Victoria Harbour Ferry
    1.7 miles
  • Victoria Gulf Club
    1.8 miles
  • Point Ellice House
    2.1 miles
  • Camosun College
    6.1 miles
  • Royal Roads University
    6.5 miles
  • The Butchart Gardens
    11.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Victoria International Airport
    16.3 miles
  • Bellingham International Airport
    44.9 miles
  • Nanaimo Airport
    50.1 miles
How to get to Prior Castle Inn from Victoria International Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Prior Castle Inn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Spa tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Linens
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives
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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 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

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Prior Castle Inn of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Prior Castle Inn

  • Prior Castle Inn is 1.4 miles from the center of Victoria.

  • Guests staying at Prior Castle Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

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

  • Check-in at Prior Castle Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Prior Castle Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Prior Castle Inn by:

      • Car 40min

    • Room options at Prior Castle Inn include:

      • Suite
      • Double
      • Family