Posts By: Sarah

Fireworks & Flowers – A Magnolia Hotel Get-a-way

(Victoria, British Columbia) — The lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer are brighter in Victoria. Butchart Gardens is world famous for spectacular gardens and now extravagant firework displays light the skies on Saturday nights from July 4th through September 5th. Watch the pyrotechnic marvels from the lawn, then enjoy a recital from a rare Aeolian… Read more »

Admire the Beautiful Gardens of Victoria

Published April 1, 2009, From Suburban Living, by Cynthia Calvert British Columbia is a lovely, amazing, vital place. Vancouver is the largest city of this westernmost Canadian province but Victoria, fertile, cool and lively, is the capital city. Last spring, we spent a long weekend enjoying some of the most enchanting gardens in North America,… Read more »

Double the Pleasure in Double the Space Victoria’s Spa Magnolia Expands

(Victoria, British Columbia) — Spa Magnolia has nearly doubled in size, now boasting an elegant street entrance, eight treatment rooms, and a spacious lounge – allowing for twice the number of Victoria travelers and locals to enjoy relaxing bliss at Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel. Spa Magnolia’s new location is on the main floor, with access near… Read more »

Welcome to Vancouver Island

Published March 20, 2009 in The rain drowned out another day on Vancouver Island when I arrived on Horizon flight 2388 bringing Southern California sun, which peered through Victoria’s clouds. I stepped off the plane amongst trees and water, and quiet people. A nurturing feeling of spaciousness surrounded me, a feeling lacking in big… Read more »

Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel A Sanctuary for Serious Shoppers

(Victoria, British Columbia) — Victoria, British Columbia, is an intimate, pedestrian friendly city with unique boutique shops clustered around a picturesque harbour. The selection is fabulous, stores exude character, and the attentive sales staff is at your service. Combine this with a relaxing overnight getaway and spa treatment at the Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s… Read more »

British Columbia Wins at 2008 Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards

Published October 21, 2008 by Tourism British Columbia International travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveler recently announced the results of its 2008 Readers’ Choice Awards. In addition to ranking fourth on the Top 100 Best of the Best 2008 list, King Pacific Lodge was awarded first place in the Top 20 Canada Resorts. “We are thrilled… Read more »

Outstanding Orcas and Floral Finery From the Magnolia Hotel

(Victoria, British Columbia) – Victoria is known as the Garden City. The waters between Vancouver and Victoria are known for impressive whale watching. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel is known for personalized service and attention to detail. Now, three new packages combine ‘the best of the best’.

Guilty Pleasures for Business Travelers at the Magnolia Hotel

(Victoria, British Columbia) — A recent survey by a large upscale hotel chain reveals that comfort and technology are tops for relaxing business travel. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel surpassed the respondents dream hotel requirements.