Sooke Harbour House Your Beach Retreat
Located less than an hour from Victoria, British Columbia, the Sooke Harbour House is situated on the beautiful Pacific Ocean on Vancouver Island. Guests of the hotel will enjoy the perfect view of Sooke Harbour and the Olympic Mountain Range. This is an area that offers guests a number of outdoor activities as well as the opportunity for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation of the body. This is one of the few locations on Vancouver Island that has been untouched by man. While there are a number of first class golf courses close to the hotel, very few changes have been made to the natural setting.
Although the hotel may be small in size, it is second to none in service and hospitality. With only twenty eight rooms, all of which feature ocean or mountain views, the Sooke Harbour House is often fully booked throughout the year. There is an award-winning on-site restaurant that serves only the freshest local seafood, meats and produce. It may be hard to have the same meal two days in a row as the menu is changed daily basis.
The Sooke Harbour House has a first rate spa where you can receive treatments in the privacy of your own room. There is also an art gallery where guests can view many pieces from local artists. If you are interested in purchasing any of the pieces that are on display you will need to speak to the staff at the front desk.
Guests of the hotel can enjoy live entertainment from the sunbathing seals and otters. The visiting whales often put on a great show for visitors. While the hotel has been referred to as casual location it does still offer a hint of elegance in its decorations and dcor.
There are six different types of rooms at this hotel. The most sought after are the Birds Nest Premium King Rooms and there are three of them. It is here you will find rooms that have been decorated in such a way to reflect the history and legends of the First Nations People of the area. The rooms are decorated with carvings and large pieces of art. These rooms also feature a king size bed and a large fireplace. The rooms will appear larger as they have high vaulted ceilings. The bathrooms have a separate steam shower and a beautiful claw foot tub. Guests will enjoy the large balcony where they can watch the sunset over the ocean. The balcony also has a jetted tub that is large enough for two to three people. For something smaller but just as elegance and comfortable you will want to book an Ocean Queen Room. These rooms offer beach views with a stone fireplace that sits in the middle of the room that adds a warm and inviting.
The Sooke Harbour House is the setting for one of Victorias finest seafood restaurants. The menu changes each day to ensure that only the freshest produce is used. All of the herbs and salad greens are grown at the hotel in their own personal garden and are picked daily to be used in the kitchen. When staying at hotel you will need to make a reservation at this restaurant as it is popular location for locals and hotel guests.