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Brentwood Bay Resort

Victoria, Canada

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Brentwood Bay Resort

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Excellent romantic hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Great pool. Awesome vibe. Great room.

Discover why Brentwood Bay Resort has been awarded the highest Five Star rating by Canada Select. Located on a pristine fjord in the heart of wine country, close to the charming city of Victoria and only minutes to The Butchart Gardens, the resort offers convenient access from Seattle and Vancouver by land, air and sea. The west coast contemporary architecture of Brentwood Bay Resort is dramatic and modern with a seamless sense of indoor and outdoor space, soaring spaces, rich colors, beautiful natural materials and a hint of zen. The Lodge has thirty-three OceanSuites with king beds, fireplaces, private patios, handcrafted furnishings and spa-like bathrooms with jetted tubs. You will also find a comfortable lobby, an Art Gallery and the The SeaGrille & Sushi Bar with it's elegant seating, dramatic stone fireplace, wood-fired grills in an open-concept kitchen, world-class wine cellar and heated decks. On the lower level, discover the Spa with eight serene treatment rooms, a fitness room and the main conference room. Step out onto a beautiful terrace that is ideal for seasonal barbeques. Enjoy the relaxing hot tub and a sparkling swimming pool that's heated year-round. Wander through the aroma garden filled with indigenous species. For a more casual atmosphere, visit the Brentwood Pub with its vaulted ceilings, rich woodwork and outdoor heated deck. It's in an adjacent building, connected by decks, that is also home to a wine country inspired Cafe with a bakery and a convenient Wine and Spirits Shop. Or take a stroll along the shoreline and out on the docks of the Marina and Eco-adventure Center - this is the gateway to exploring the pristine environment of the Saanich Inlet or catching the water shuttle to The Butchart Gardens.
Hotel Address:
  • Brentwood Bay Resort
  • 849 Verdier Avenue
  • Victoria, British Columbia V8M 1C5
  • Canada

Note Bene
The resort is its own art gallery. Introducing some of the West coast's finest artists and craftsmen and a carefully selected group of watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels, sculpture, fine furniture, glass, pottery and jewellery for the discerning collector. You will see an everchanging selection of original art by over twenty artists throughout the entire building from the Arbutus Grille & Wine Bar to the Spa, meeting rooms and Marine Pub. This unique art presence creates the perfect environment for the sophisticated traveler who appreciates fine art, fine cuisine and fine wine. Every month there is an exhibition, featuring new works by different artists.
Banquets & Meetings
From intimate weddings to serious meetings to special events of all description, the resort specializes in making every occasion just perfect. The ocean terrace room accommodates groups up to fifty in a variety of seating layouts. And, of course, the catering of gourmet cuisine and fine wines prepared through the Arbutus Grille & Wine Bar is simply unsurpassed.
Fine Dining On Site
The SeaGrille & Sushi Bar offers understated elegance and discerning service in a spectacular contemporary setting or al fresco on the heated terrace. One of the best new restaurants in Canada says Air Canada enRoute. One of the best new "Hot Tables" in the world says Conde Naste Traveler. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, The SeaGrille & Sushi Bar boasts a culinary philosophy that is passionate about the calibre of ingredients. Foraged from the wild, harvested from the sea, grown fresh on Vancouver Island farms and artfully paired with fine regional wine - wonderful flavors, colours and textures prepared with respect and integrity. Simply Unsurpassed. Marine Pub: For a lively atmosphere, a casual Westcoast menu and an inspired selection of craft beers and regional wines, drop by the Brentwood Pub at Brentwood Bay Resort. Dramatic views of the marina, a roaring wood-burning fireplace, huge Douglas Fir timbers and lots of glass. An expansive heated deck. A very comfortable inviting place to relax and get together with good friends.
Pool Outdoor
Heated year-round. Jacuzzi.
Spa Facility
Brentwood Spa signature treatments, massages, vinotherapies and water cures. Rituals and techniques to inspire body, mind and soul. Pure essential oils, botanicals and natural ingredients. For the ultimate spa experience from a unique West coast perspective, visit this tranquil oceanfront spa with a sparkling heated pool, hot tub and aroma garden. A luxurious environment with eight elegant treatment rooms and a special couples suite. Complete range of massages, aquatherapies, body wraps & scrubs, pedicures & manicures and advanced facials. This is the spa that Frommers Guidebooks calls "one of the finest on the West Coast".
The Marina and Eco-Adventure Center is the resort headquarters for discovering the pristine and naturally beautifully surroundings of the Saanich Inlet. The Center transforms the resort into an eco-adventure mecca. Explore the many exciting outdoor and sightseeing activities available right from Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa - kayaking, sunset eco-cruises, wilderness adventures, hiking and more. Choose from one of the tours or charters, or custom design an experience. All the right equipment is available for rental. And the enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff, instructors and guides are ready to help you learn new skills and discover new worlds. A convenient water shuttle service to the world famous Butchart Gardens is available from the dock at the Marina and Eco-Adventure Center.
Ecological Tourism
Experience a guided eco-cruise through the pristine Saanich inlet area, known to the Coast Salish people as SXOXIYEM or "still waters". The rugged shores and old growth forests of Gowlland Tod and Goldstream River parks are a dramatic backdrop. Enjoy panoramic views from SeaStar III, the custom-built glass domed vessel with comfortable sofa seating. Safety approved by Transport Canada and wheel-chair accessible, most cruises depart from the Marina & Eco-Adventure Center.
Take a picnic and go hiking through a wilderness rainforest.
Scuba Diving
Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa is Canada's only designated PADI Dive Resort, offering divers the latest equipment, friendly knowledgeable staff and the opportunity to experience a very unique eco-system. Discover why British Columbia is known for its world-class scuba diving. Discover the incredible diversity of marine life in this pristine westcoast environment. Just a few minutes away are the amazing Glass Sponge Gardens, a spectacular sea mountain covered with a species that thought to have been extinct since the Upper Jurassic period. Brentwood Bay has the largest sponges ever recorded - up to 12 feet across! You may also encounter giant pacific octopus, wolf eels, colorful rockfish, sculpins and huge lingcod, as well as rare six gilled sharks.
Recommended Rooms
Thirty-three luxurious Oceansuites. Private decks with ocean views, fireplaces, body massage showers in an elegant spa-like ensuite. At the end of a perfect day, retire to a sumptuous king bed with the finest italian linens. Awaken, refreshed, to the gentle sound of waves and enjoy an amazing gourmet breakfast. Every stay includes all the thoughtful touches and complimentary services one expects and much more - rich bath amenities by Essential Elements, in-room tea and coffee, a private bar, and the daily newspaper. High speed and wireless internet, complimentary calling within North America and DVD entertainment systems with cable TV are all included. To ensure that everything is just right, a discreet concierge is at your service twenty-four hours a day. It's all about understated elegance and discerning service.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running
    - Scuba Diving

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