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James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
270 Government Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 2L2, Canada
4.1 out of 5 rating 1941 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.1

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites in Victoria (James Bay), you'll be steps from Government Street and 7 minutes by foot from British Columbia Parliament Building. This eco-friendly hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Royal BC Museum and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Holland Point Park.


Stay in one of 40 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional features at this Edwardian hotel include concierge services and a vending machine.


Satisfy your appetite at JBI Cafe, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Government Street
Emily Carr House - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Helmcken House - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
British Columbia Parliament Building - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Thunderbird Park - Royal BC Museum - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Beacon Hill Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The Robert Bateman Centre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Holland Point Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Royal BC Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Victoria Harbour - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Greater Victoria Visitors & Convention Bureau - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Victoria Conference Centre - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
St. Ann's Academy - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Maritime Museum of British Columbia - 1 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 27.3 km / 17 mi
Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 270.2 km / 167.9 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FRD) - 256.9 km / 159.7 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 255.1 km / 158.5 mi

The preferred airport for James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites is Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between CAD 12.00 and CAD 14.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 23 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Vending machine
  • -Water dispenser
  • -Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Handrails in stairways
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no