Quality Inn Waddling Dog
2476 Mt. Newton Cross Roads
Saanichton, BC V8M 2B8
Phone: (250) 652-1146
Fax: (250) 652-4946
The Victoria International Airport is just a 25-minute drive from the Victoria Marriott and has flights arriving from around the Pacific Northwest.
The largest ferry system in the United States leaves from Sidney to Anacortes, just a 30-minute drive from the Victoria Marriott.
Offering two campuses, the Camosun College is a renowned educational institute. This college offers diploma and Bachelors courses with focus on preparing the students for jobs. For course schedule and details of courses offered, check website.
The central Victoria Police Station located a block away from the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre.
Started out as a military college in 1940, the Royal Roads University has certainly come a long way. This institution offers varied courses to working professionals; the aim is to refine their skills further and broaden their horizons. For more details, check website.
The Fernwood NRG also known as the Big Fernwood Hall was built in 1981 and is managed by the City of Victoria. The place is the main center for Fernwood Neighborhood Resource Group and for various welfare programs. It offers a daycare facility and a playground for children. Other facilities include a computer room with free internet access, gym and a multi-purpose room.
Designed by John Teague, who would later go on to become the Mayor of Victoria, Victoria City Hall was completed in 1890. Lauded for its Second-Empire style of architecture, the building was recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1977, as well as a heritage site in 1979. Victoria City Hall is an important Centennial Square landmark.
This place is always alive with the love and warmth that exudes from the pastors and volunteers. Spreading the message of the Almighty that each one is to be loved unconditionally, the organization holds prayer meetings and spiritual development programs. The church also works for the betterment of the community and society, organizing wellness programs and Sunday schools and educating the youth.
One of Canada's oldest functional synagogue, Congregation Emanu-El dates back to 1863. Claiming to be the city's first building to have its cornerstone laid by the Freemasons of Victoria, Congregation Emanu-El is a Romanesque Revival brick structure spread over two stories. The synagogue is open for tours.
Victoria Harbour Ferry offers visitors a pleasant, relaxing way to enjoy the best of the city. They have 14 ferries to service their 18 stops around Victoria Harbour on a regular scheduled basis. Try something different and use this alternative form of transportation to get to and from work or shopping downtown. Check website for rates.
One of the top tourist destinations in the country, this quaint historical city is the most popular weekend and day trip from Vancouver. This picturesque capital city is 90 minutes by ferry from Vancouver. Visitors tread cobblestone streets, watch hanging baskets sway, and listen to the clip-clop of horse drawn carriages. Among the most popular attractions in and around Victoria are the Royal London Wax Museum, Fairmont Empress Hotel, Miniature World, Crystal and Butchart Gardens, a replica of Anne Hathaway's thatch roof cottage and Craigdarroch Castle.
The third to have been constructed in Victoria, St. Andrew's Cathedral was completed in 1892. Designed in the High Victorian Gothic style, the Roman Catholic cathedral features two asymmetrical towers, giving it the 'unfinished' look the style was known for. Designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1990, St. Andrew's Cathedral is also known for its artwork, which includes 21 stained-glass and three rose windows.