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Hotel Zed Victoria

My relaxing weekend at Hotel Zed was fantastic. I arrived on a stormy Friday in February looking for a place to relax, read, layabout, and generally hide from work. It was great. As a child of the 60’s, I loved the bright colours, the decor touches like a typewriter (it worked! I typed up a postcard), rotary dial phone (my fingers were having a weird flashback of their own), and retro furniture in the lounge. The staff was great. The antique van/shuttle bus is a trip! Bumpy, rickety, drafty … and absolutely perfect! I must confess, I stole a Hotel Zed pencil. The hot fuchsia pink caught my eye, and the tagline “Rebels against the ordinary” just seemed so fitting. A fun, comfortable, well-priced place to stay.

My 10 year old and I stayed here for two nights and it was like living in Austin Powers flat for a holiday! Ping pong lounge with Wii, mini disco room, board games everywhere, comfy room and beds, it was the perfect kid and mommy get away. The pool is outdoors so it was closed but they have this shuttle and driver that took us anywhere we needed to go. His name was Gordon. Kept us safe, was at our beckon call. Just a great experience and would definitely go back.

Hotel in Victoria BC RatesHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

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Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria

What a fun place – the decor is bright retro and the rooms are renovated and super clean. We were only there for one night and it suited our needs perfectly. Super comfy beds, good shower, great staff! The shuttle bus option provided by the hotel is excellent. We loved the rotary dial phone in the room and the instructions re how to use said phone. We did not have an opportunity to try the restaurant on site but there is a good Sports Bar within walking distance and Denny’s is 2 doors down. Will definitely stay here again.

Rooms – Clean and Funky
Staff – Very friendly and helpful
Location – Excellent if attending a concert
Price Point – On point.

I have stayed here four times now. The price is unbeatable and the staff if very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean. It is an older hotel so you will hear outside noise. For its price point you can’t beat it.

Bonus points as they have a sweet free shuttle and free bike rentals

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

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Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria

By all means this would seem like an ordinary motel room except the efforts made to make the accommodation unique and fun. An obvious sense of joy went into the details, from the phones, lamps, chairs etc. We didn’t have time to try pool or restaurant, but had a coffee and read the paper in the reception in the morn. Must be a good restaurant because it was always busy with people willing to wait for a table. Front desk friendly and helpful. Chose Zed location because we had things to do both uptown and downtown. Walls a bit ‘thin’ but good sleep nonetheless.

Took my grandson and a couple of his friends to Hotel Zed for his 10 th birthday. What a a great idea for a child’s birthday. They had a blast in the pool with the fun water slide. Next they spent an hour playing video games and ping pong. We had the use of the suite overnight which is a wonderful one bedroom with kitchen unit . This room was large clean and the bed really comfortable . The staff at the front desk were very friendly.

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

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Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria

We were recently stuck in Victoria when the highway was shut down due to an accident. We decided to try Hotel Zed because it was north of city centre. I wasn’t initially impressed with the exterior of the building, but it far surpassed our expectations. There were probably several hundred travellers in the same predicament as ourselves, but rather than capitalizing on the circumstances they offered a special “Malahat Rate” of only $69.00 per night. Yes, this is an old style motel, but it was clean and the beds were comfortable and we loved the retro vibe in the lobby, social area, games room (complete with ping pong tables and Wii station, and the room. Most importantly all of the staff were friendly and efficient. We ate breakfast in the coffee shop and were not disappointed – food was good and plentiful and the great service carried over.

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

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Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria

Friendly staff. Hotel needed good cleaning!!! NO COFFEE MAKERS IN ROOM. When I asked they said I can come down to the lobby( who wants to get fully dressed to go grab coffee for coffee in bed?). Plus a little pricey for what you get. One staff drove her own car to shuttle us down to marathon and that was appreciated!!!!

I spent a few days (1st week of September 2016) at Hotel Zed with my wife and son. The service was very good (check-in and check-out were very good). The staff are very nice and always very helpful. We enjoyed the hot tub and pool and i specifically enjoyed their vinyl collection; i spent more than 2hrs on our second night listening to vinyls. We enjoyed the table tennis as well!

Its location is excellent: very short drive to the water front and the mall is right across the street if you needed anything.

I must add that the weather was very nice when we went there so we weren’t worried about the need for air-conditioning, since the previous 2 weeks were extremely hot and some reviewers complained about the lack of proper cooling in the hotel.

Thank you Hotel Zed staff, you helped us spend some great time on our visit to Victoria. We’ll definitely see you again and we highly recommend you guys.

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

View Hotel Zed Victoria on a map

Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria
Hotel Zed Victoria

Friendly staff, comfortable room, quirky retro design, pool and water slide, free parking all are pluses at Hotel Zed. We chose the location for two reasons # 1 it’s pet friendly, and #2 it’s a great location if you’re traveling north to Nanimo or Tofino after your time in Victoria. Our dog was super comfortable, upon check-in he was given his own towel and dog treats. The only down-side to the hotel was noise, our room was near the pool and the noise came through but by 9:30 at night it had quieted down. We slept great without interruption and the bed was comfy, firm with just enough give to craddle the body.

We stayed at Hotel Zed with our 9 yr old daughter. She definitely enjoyed the water slide, the pool and ping pong table! Location is very convenient, although parking lot is tight and you have to be extra careful because kids run their bikes through it without looking around at times. Staff was very welcoming! The place is particularly decorated to bring good memories to people who were born in the ’70s like me, and has a lot of things to discover for the little ones (ie: typing machine and other “antiques” around the lobby and the rooms)
Coffee is not very good, and only available in the lobby.
I would recommend this Hotel. It is not luxurious, but it is clean and amenities are in good shape. Good location. Very good price. And your kids will be entertained!

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

View Hotel Zed Victoria on a map

Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria
Hotel Zed Victoria

Each and every staff member we engaged was extremely friendly & helpful. Our room was clean & comfortable and the location of the hotel was very convenient and easy to get to. I stayed with my mom and my two kids… all three generations were fans of Hotel Zed! The games room, pool with waterslide and restaurant were very much appreciated by all of us too. Extra perks we took advantage of included… free parking and wifi. They also offer complementary coffee throughout the day, longboard rentals to skateboard or bikes too.

Great place to stay. Quirky and comfortable. Character and friendly helpful staff. Food in the Ruby some of best again with great staff. Do consider as an option. VW camper shuttle into town and many buses outside too

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

View Hotel Zed Victoria on a map

Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria pool
Hotel Zed Victoria pool

This is the second year in a row me and some friends have biked from Vancouver to the friendly confines of Hotel Zed. We had a blast. The staff is awesome, there is a KFC in the parking lot, and a waterslide. What more could you want!

All told, the room was massive (big enough for five guys and bikes), and the staff is exceptional. They even helped us out with a charger for our phones that we forgot. I also recommend the downtown shuttle service, which is also free of charge.

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

View Hotel Zed Victoria on a map

Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Iron
Ironing board
Onsite laundry
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria
Hotel Zed Victoria
Hotel Zed Victoria pool
Hotel Zed Victoria pool

My husband and two daughters loved this place! The front desk clerk was extremely friendly and helpful with tips of where to visit and attractions to see. The free shuttle in the VW van was a lot of fun and saved us a fifteen dollar cab fare. The waterslide and hot tub and pool were wonderful as well. The rooms were clean and funky with 70’s decor. There was a games room with ping pong as well but never got a chance to use it. The front lobby was great with a desk with typewriters to use and a record player and albums to listen to. The price is very reasonable and this place is so worth it!!! Loved it!!!!!

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

View Hotel Zed Victoria on a map

Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Iron
Ironing board
Onsite laundry
Pets allowed
Security

Hotel Zed Victoria

Hotel Zed Victoria
Hotel Zed Victoria

Loved it! The ambiance was great! Although we didn’t get a chance to swimming or in the hot tub or ride the shuttle van (we just ran out of time), everything else was great! I thought our room had an “old” smell, but it wasn’t bothersome. We stayed 2 nights. Hotel staff was friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again!

CHECK HOTEL AVAILABILITYHotel Zed Victoria
3110 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

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We’re a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC. Hotel ZED was created with an idea of a funky hotel that was actually affordable, right here in our hometown of Victoria, a place that was super cool, kickass, edgy, but totally down-to-earth and not pretentious. Fun, Playful and Approachable.

View Hotel Zed Victoria on a map

Hotel Zed Amenities
Cable television
Coffee shop
Elevators
Free parking
Iron
Ironing board
Onsite laundry
Pets allowed
Security