Victoria’s award-winning Magnolia Hotel & Spa selected as one of Condé Nast Johansens’ 2012 recommended hotels

(Victoria, British Columbia) – The Magnolia Hotel & Spa proudly announces inclusion in the 2012 Condé Nast Johansens, the international luxury travel guide of premium resorts, hotels and spas. Managed by Atlific Hotels, the award-winning Magnolia Hotel & Spa continues to be listed among the top hotels in Canada and North America.

“As the recognition suggests, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa excels at providing exceptional service with impeccable attention to detail in a unique boutique hotel setting,” said Philippe Gadbois, senior vice-president sales and marketing, Atlific Hotels. “Atlific Hotels is proud to have this award-winning property in its portfolio and looks forward to its continued success.”

The Condé Nast Johansens Guide specially selects each recommended property for its dedication to the highest standards of comfort, unique personality, warmth and service, impressive facilities and surroundings. Upon completion of a rigorous inspection each of the carefully selected hotels are awarded with a “Condé Nast Mark of Excellence” wall plaque; a distinction recognized by more than 10 million of the world’s most discerning travellers.

“We receive repeated feedback from our guests suggesting that you have to experience The Magnolia to truly understand how special it is,” said Bill Lewis, general manager. “It is an honour to be recognized by the prestigious Condé Nast Johansens as we continue to strive to be the best in Canada by providing personalized service and an outstanding boutique product.”

Just steps from Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa continues to impress guests with its tailored service in a luxury boutique setting. Voted one of the top hotels in Canada by Condé Nast Traveler readers and recognized as one of the Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Canada by TripAdvisor’s® 2011 Travelers’ Choice® Awards, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa features 64 luxurious European-inspired guest rooms, the tranquil Spa Magnolia and the award-winning Prime Steakhouse.

Located just one block from the harbour and the city’s best restaurants, shops and entertainment, The Magnolia Hotel provides the kind of undistracted, unmatched service guests can only experience in a boutique hotel. The Magnolia offers elegant rooms with lofty ceilings, beautiful crown moldings, two-poster beds dressed in deluxe duvets and feather pillows and opulent bathrooms featuring marble floors, glass walk-in showers and delightfully deep soaker tubs. The boutique hotel experience includes welcome chocolates, fruit and bottled water, nightly turndown service, complimentary high-speed Internet, private voicemail, imported coffee and fine teas, daily newspaper, bathrobes, Aveda bath products, bedside chocolates and much more.

Winner of up! magazine’s Value Award, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa offers room rates starting at just $149/night and packages starting at just $189/night. Ideal for Valentine’s Day in Victoria, The Magnolia Hotel features romantic Date Night Packages. For those guests looking for a little more romance, the hotel concierge will arrange for a 30-minute horse-drawn carriage ride for just $90.

A popular choice for government, corporate and leisure travellers alike, The Magnolia offers Aeroplan points, frequent traveller benefits and Corporate Perks Packages, providing Rewarding Experiences for each guest.

About The Magnolia Hotel & Spa
The Magnolia Hotel & Spa is Victoria’s four-diamond, European-style luxury boutique hotel in the Inner Harbour. With only 64 rooms, The Magnolia is renowned for its personalized service and is repeatedly recognized as one of the top hotels in Canada by Condé Nast Traveler magazine readers. The award-winning hotel is just steps away from the picturesque harbour and downtown restaurants, shops and entertainment.

About Atlific Hotels
Atlific Hotels is one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in Canada operating over 40 hotels with offices in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Named Hotel Company of the Year in 2009 by Hotelier Magazine, Atlific Hotels has over 50 years of experience managing well known Canadian hotels, resorts, and extended stay properties and has built a reputation for best in business accounting reporting, exceptional sales and marketing programs and sound operational systems. Atlific Hotels’ parent company, Ocean Properties, Ltd. operates over 60 hotels throughout the United States. Together they manage over 100 properties in North America with a total of 16,500 rooms, which include independent hotels and resorts as well as internationally recognized hotel brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Westin, Sheraton and Holiday Inn. For more information please visit

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