James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
270 Government Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 2L2, Canada
4.3 out of 5 rating 981 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.3
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at James Bay Inn Hotel & Suites in Victoria (James Bay), you'll be steps from Emily Carr House 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 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Beacon Hill 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 on request).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Government Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Emily Carr House - 0.2 km / 0.1 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
Royal BC Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Victoria Harbour - 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
Greater Victoria Visitors & Convention Bureau - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Maritime Museum of British Columbia - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Miniature World - 1 km / 0.7 mi
Victoria Bug Zoo - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 27.3 km / 17 mi
Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FRD) - 68.6 km / 42.6 mi
Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 81.9 km / 50.9 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 66.4 km / 41.3 mi

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

Check-in time starts at 3pm. 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 may be 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

  • This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-out is available.

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)

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

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