Posts By: Sarah

Gal-livanting in Victoria

Published Summer 2008, in Canadian World Traveller, by Jane Cassie Every year I escape with two of my best buds for a weekend of gal-palling. We always try to intertwine our girl time with tourist attractions, pampering perks and, of course, lots of shopping. This year, we decide to do it with a royal flair,… Read more »

Victoria, the City of Gardens. Magnolia Hotel, Where Luxury Blooms

(Victoria, British Columbia) – Victorians are passionate about gardening and with the mildest climate in Canada, Victoria and its gardens are in bloom year round. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel is an escape from the hurried world and the perfect place to stay while enjoying early spring flowers in… Read more »

Condé Nast readers choose top 10

Published January 05, 2008, in Vancouver Sun Here’s a look at the top 10 hotels, resorts and cities for 2007, as chosen by readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Vancouver scored very well in both the hotel and resort categories. 10 Best Hotels in Canada

Victoria’s Edwardian Castle With Magnolia’s Royal Treatment

(Victoria, British Columbia) — Hatley Castle and the only surviving Edwardian Estate in Canada, are nestled on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, just 25 minutes from downtown Victoria and the Magnolia Hotel & Spa. The four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel treats guests like royalty and the Magnolia’s new fall Historical Package includes admission to… Read more »

The Look Of Love

Published October 8, 2007, in the Vancouver Sun Ripe, luscious fruits nestled together in the complimentary fruit bowl, fresh flowers adorning the center lobby table, and custom-designed elegant furnishings are a few of the lovely European touches gracing the intimate lobby and guest rooms of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa. Located in the prime inner… Read more »

A Trip Fit For a Queen

Published October 2007, in Curve, by Karen Loftus I tend to bring a bit of ambition on trips. With so little time and so much to see, I’m often running around a city, making sure I fit it all in. Years ago, my friend Fay and I were racing through the streets of Edinburgh with… Read more »

Posh & Arty: The Magnolia Hotel, Victoria BC

(Victoria, British Columbia) – POSH is defined in the dictionary as aristocratic, noble and high-class, the perfect description for The Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel. During the era of steamship travel along British Columbia’s coast, P.O.S.H. stood for Port Outbound – Starboard Home, the prime stateroom location. The Victoria Maritime… Read more »

Victoria′s Magnolia Hotel Pampers Women of Accomplishment

(Victoria , British Columbia ) – Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel, has a new Fall Package designed to pamper the overstressed woman. It’s perfect for showing appreciation to an overworked wife, getting away solo or getting away with a few girlfriends.

Victoria’s secret – Magnolia’s unique brand of chic

Published Fall 2006, in Opulance Vancouver, by Helena Zukowski For years, Victoria was described as being more British than the British; a tweedy town filled with fish–and–chip shops, double–decker buses and tea–sipping residents dressed in sensible shoes. Not so anymore—Victoria’s evolving from lavender soap and clip–clopping horse carriages to a city with pizzazz.