Victoria, which is located on Vancouver Island, is known for its historic buildings, mild climate, beautiful scenery, and visible wildlife. Visitors to the city can book ocean view hotels Victoria with little trouble, since there are so many options available in all parts of the city. Guests of the city can choose between high-end Victoria hotels right on the water or budget options that are a few blocks from the water, but still within easy walking distance.
The Victoria Conference Center is located downtown in an easily accessible area. It has hosted major events like the Union of National Employees Convention and the International Conference of National Trusts.
Victoria is largely known for its seafood, found in abundance at AURA Waterfront Restaurant, Chandlers Seafood Restaurant, and The Oyster Bar.
The Fairmont Empress, named a National Historic Site in Canada, is one of the oldest hotels in Victoria. Guests who do not stay at the hotel are encouraged to stop by to view its architecture and have afternoon tea in the Tea Lobby.
The largest mall in Victoria is called Mayfair Shopping Center. This mall has over 120 stores, including The Hudson's Bay Company, Gap, Club Monaco, and Roots.
Victoria has many sports teams, including the Victoria Royals, an ice hockey team that plays at the Save on Foods Memorial Center The Victoria Shamrocks is a box lacrosse team that plays at the Bear Mountain Arena. The Victoria Highlanders play soccer at the Royal Athletic Park.