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Grand Pacific Hotel!  $99 room rate available.  Quote:  Chess2010

Toll Free: 1-800-663-7550  Phone: 250-386-0450  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


463 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1X3, Canada
(250) 386-0450
* approximate times

By Car from the Victoria International Airport

  1. Exit the airport on the main road
  2. Turn left onto McTavish Road (T-Intersection)
  3. Turn right onto the Patricia Bay Highway #17, heading south
  4. Continue on Highway #17 into downtown Victoria (Approximately 25 kilometres / 30 minutes)
  5. The highway becomes Blanshard Street in Victoria
  6. Continue along Blanshard Street, which after a small down hill and a sharp right bend becomes Belleville Street
  7. Approximately three blocks after the sharp right bend, past the Legislative Buildings, you will find the hotel and main driveway on the left, at 463 Belleville Street (Large 10 story, dusty rose coloured building)
  8. The parking entrance is located on Quebec Street: turn left just before the hotel onto Menzies Street, then right onto Quebec Street. At the end of the building, you will find the entrance to the underground parking garage. Parking is subject to daily and overnight rates. Please call for more information. (Overheight parking is available nearby, subject to availability (for hotel guests only.)

If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Concierge Desk at 250-380-4484, the Bell Desk at 250-386-0450, or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

By Car From Vancouver

To get to Victoria by car, you must take Highway 99 south from downtown Vancouver to the BC Ferry Terminal at Tsawwassen (follow the signs for ‘Ferries’), then take a BC Ferry to Swartz Bay Terminal. Your trip from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria will be about four hours in total, including the 95 minute ferry ride. When you leave the Swartz Bay terminal, follow highway 17 into downtown Victoria. The Hotel Grand Pacific is located on Belleville Street, facing towards the inner harbour. For more information on BC Ferries, schedules and reservation information see the "By Ferry" section below.

By Plane from Vancouver

Several airlines operate daily connector flights to and from Victoria International Airport (YYJ) including:

Air Canada Jazz: 1-888-247-2262
Air Canada: 1-800-667-1729
Pacific Coastal Airlines: 1-800-663-2872
West Jet: 1-888-WESTJET (1-888-937-8538)

Chess Quotes

And for the chess-player the success which crowns his work, the great dispeller of sorrows, is named "combination."

-Emanuel Lasker (1868-1941)

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