One of the worst-kept secrets about Victoria is its amazing food scene. Victoria has more restaurants per capita than anywhere else in Canada and is second overall in North America, only behind San Francisco. With delicious bites hiding around every corner, our beloved City of Gardens is a destination for intrepid foodies.
Love is in the air this month (or is that the smell of hash browns?), so why not treat you and your loved one to a well-deserved brunch date? After all, Food Network calls Victoria the “brunch capital of Canada” and rightly so. Take your boo to one of these cozy, romantic brunch spots.
Happy New Year, everyone! With January in full swing, it’s officially time to set new goals and unleash your best self to the year ahead. Now is truly the best time to create new experiences or re-ignite past endeavours. This year, we are even more committed to the cause of sustainability. Our mission as a hotel has always been to make people feel comfortable and invited, but in a way that is both socially and environmentally responsible.
The holiday season has arrived in full force at the hotel and it is no mystery why. Victoria is one of Canada’s premier destinations for holiday-goers in the winter. Visitors stream into the city to escape harsher climates and experience the year-round beauty our charming little city offers.
A traditional Christmas in Victoria, BC
The celebration of Christmas comes from many backgrounds and centuries of tradition, but no era in history has influenced Christmas as much as the Victorian times. At the Pendray Inn and Tea House located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, we offer an authentic Victorian Christmas experience with an elegant old-world setting, vintage decoration and traditional Winter Afternoon Tea.
A Helping Hand for Those in Need in Victoria, BC
During this Holiday season, the Huntingdon Manor Hotel is once again working closely with Victoria Women’s Transition House Society who for the past forty years, has been providing shelter and comfort to those needing of a safe place while rebuilding their lives.
With this in mind, we are organizing our 2nd annual Christmas Stockings Donation to the Transition House, looking to bring some hope and joy where it is needed most. We’re inviting anyone who‘s interested in participating to donate a Christmas stocking with unwrapped gifts that would be appropriate for children, teenagers or women. The exterior of the stocking should indicate your name or business, as well as the gender and age range of the recipient.
Some gifts suggestions include baby clothing, colouring books, games, school supplies, or winter clothing for children. For women, nice toiletries, beauty products or gift cards from Fairway Market or Walmart are always welcomed.
The stockings are to be delivered at the Huntingdon Manor Hotel’s front desk during the first two weeks of December. All stockings will be displayed throughout the month at the Huntingdon Manor Hotel.
If you would like more information, please contact our Front Desk at 1-800-663-7557 or email email@example.com.
We thank you in advance for your kindness,
The Huntingdon Manor Hotel Staff
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Matthew Gomez is a guest services specialist and writer. His passion for hospitality comes from his love of travel, having lived in Florida, the Dominican Republic and Okanagan before moving to Victoria. His favourite thing about Victoria is the exciting food scene.