Roses, Romance and a Room for Two

(Victoria, British Columbia) Two single roses on the pillows and chocolates from evening turndown service – the perfect attention to detail after a fabulous dinner at Hugo’s Grill. Where? It could only be the Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel . The Romance Package evening started with a fresh fruit & cheese plate accompanied by a sparkling refreshment and the following morning room service will deliver continental breakfasts. At the Magnolia, r ecognizing the needs for comfort, privacy and personalized service define the fine Art of Hospitality.

Add extra sizzle to a romantic get-away by asking for a room with a fireplace. Relax in the lavish marble bathroom’s deep soaker tub; enjoy the luxurious linens, signature bathrobes, AVEDA toiletries and bath balms before snuggling into the two-poster bed dressed in deluxe duvets and feather pillows.

Spa Magnolia offers personalized treatments and massages that can be experienced with someone special. Reserve the double treatment room for a variety of massage techniques to bring mind and body to the deepest sense of relaxation and achieve ultimate balance.

Victoria , Canada’s Garden City, proudly displays its British heritage, historic and scenic downtown, flowers, parks and the Inner Harbour with its vistas toward the Parliament Buildings, ocean and mountains. Choose a romantic carriage ride for sweethearts and let the gentle pace of the horse and the clip-clopping of hooves on pavement lull cares away. The city is full of world-class attractions, museums, arts and entertainment, shopping, gourmet food and outdoor adventures to delight couples. Arrive back at the Magnolia to afternoon coffee, tea and hot apple cider served in the mahogany paneled, gold leaf ceiling lobby, complete with a cozy fireplace and plush furniture.

Stroll down the street to Munro’s Books, described as “the most magnificent bookstore in Canada” by noted columnist Allan Fotheringham. Relax, take the time to browse the shelves and choose your favorite title from Munro’s Reading List.

Magnolia Hotel and Spa is infused with European elegance. Attention to detail and service are in evidence everywhere, with complimentary continental breakfast, fresh flowers and fruit in the lobby, Aveda™ products in your bathroom, gourmet coffee and spring water in your room, crisp linens turned down nightly. Guestrooms feature downtown or harbour views, beds with duvets and feather pillows and hi-speed Internet. Spa Magnolia embodies the world-famous Aveda holistic approach. A wonderful bistro menu and micro brewed beers, and local wine selections are always on the menu at Hugo’s Grill and Hugo’s Brewhouse.