World’s Largest inflatable obstacle course ‘The Monsters’

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Are you looking for something fun in Victoria BC?

Check out ‘The Monsters’ online and go on an exciting adventure with your friends and family!

They have various activities such as adult ball pits with a live DJ and street food. As well as 42 brand new obstacles with different themes each day, this will make your bouncy party unforgettable!

Date: June 8th- 11th, 2023

Location: Royal Athletic Park 1014 Caledonia Ave, Victoria, BC V8T 1E8

Admission Fee: Adult $42.58 ($35.00 + $7.58 fees, including tax)

Youth Tickets (Under 16) $36.93 ($30.00 + $6.93 fees, including tax)

Duration: 30 minutes 

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WHERE: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street.

WHEN: April 17th, 2023 – January 7th, 2024. Daily 10am – 5pm.

The Royal BC Museum exhibits the footsteps of tyrannosaurs and ankylosaurs, beautifully preserved marine fossils, and you can also meet the BC-born dinosaurs! The Royal BC Museum is just one block away from the Royal Scot Hotel. Call and book directly with us to get special discounts!

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Swiftsure Race 2023

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And once again the International Swiftsure Yacht Race is on today at 9am off Clover Point.

We wish all the yachtsmen best of luck!


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The beloved local tradition – Saturday Water Ballet – is back for another great season.

Inspired by the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride, the “Pickle Boat” captains are able to make their boats twirl around the water in and out of beautifully choreographed sequences and create a synchronized performance.

Looking for the best seats in the house? Head over to the Steamship terminal (a couple of minutes from our Hotel) to see it in action.

When: April to October, 2023   at  10:45 am

April 8
May 14, 21, 22, 27
June 3, 10, 17, 24
July 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
August 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
September 3, 4

Where: Inner Harbour

Thrifty Foods 123rd Victoria Day Parade

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Come to British Columbia’s Capital city to celebrate Victoria day!

The Thrifty Foods Victoria day Parade is back this year with various business and organizations. Enjoy diverse cultures and festive parade presented by Chek TV!

Date: May 22nd 2023
Time: 9am
Location: Douglas and Finlayson to Douglas and Courtney

James Bay Market

Not only are we finally welcoming spring but also the return of the James Bay Market!

On every Saturday from the dates of May 6 until October 7 community members of all ages come together to sell unique quality artisan creations, organic produce, fresh pastries and local spirits at the James Bay Community Market. All products come from local growers and makers from all over Vancouver Island. Not only are there Vancouver Island produced food carts with ready to eat lunches, snacks, and wine, there is also local entertainment from the hours of 10:30am – 2:30pm. A great way to spend a weekend morning either rain or shine!

The James Bay Market is located just steps away from the Royal Scot Hotel on the corner of Menzies and Superior St.

WHEN: Saturdays from May 6 – October 7

Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 3:00pm

WHERE: – At the Corner of Menzies and Superior Street, behind the Parliament buildings.
494 Superior St. at Menzies St, Victoria, BC

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Meet the Makers

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WHERE: the Bay Center Mall on the second floor across from Soft Moc or A mini market experience is waiting for you.

HOURS: 10am – 6pm


Enjoy supporting small business and unique items?

The Market Collective will be starting their “Meet the Makers” series located in the Bay Center Mall. Only a few minutes’ walk from the hotel or a short ride in our complimentary shuttle! The market will include around 40+ local and handmade Artisans, it will take place the first Saturday from the months of February to June during the hours of 10am to 6pm.

Spring has come!

Victoria is a beautiful city with lots of flowers, and now the cherry blossom season has come😊

You will find cherry blossom trees in most part of downtown, especially it will be iconic to picture the one with the parliament building!

Here is the map for spring blossoms created by CITY OF VICTORIA.

Royal Scot Hotel is located in downtown, right next to the parliament building and Menzies Street which is a “Cherry Blossoms Street”!

Don’t miss the “Le printemps😉 Book your stay directly with us now!

Victoria Valentine’s Day Activities

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Still trying to think of ideas for Valentine’s Day?

Victoria offers a variety of unique activities, restaurants, fantastic views, and gift shops that you and your loved one can enjoy!

We suggest taking a stroll around Abkhazi gardens and indulging in some afternoon tea and pastries, visiting Rogers Chocolates for some holiday treats or challenging each other to a game at the Board Game Café. If you are feeling more outdoorsy, Victoria has a variety of unforgettable whale watching tours to chose from. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or spending the day with friends and family, Valentine’s Day in Victoria has something for everyone.

Don’t be afraid to take advantage of what downtown Victoria has to offer, and if you need inspiration or information our front desk staff is always happy to help!

Dine Around Victoria 2023 is back this week

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 When: from January 20th – February 5th, 2023

Where: various restaurants in Victoria

Whether your New Years Resolution was to travel more, experience new foods or spend less money, Dine Around Victoria was created for you!

Participate from January 20th to February 5th as more than 50 Victoria restaurants are offering a three-course dining experience at discounted prices ranging from $20-$60 dollars! Support local restaurants, experience great food and explore Victoria with this amazing deal.

If you are planning on coming down to Victoria in January call us directly at (250) 388-5463 for our Free Parking Special on our HOT rates!

Head over to to learn more about the fantastic restaurants and their specially designed menus.