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Families at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel

**Access to our outdoor mineral pools is exclusive to guests 16 years of age and older. To learn more, click here: Mineral Pools Update.**

Thank you for considering the Oak Bay Beach Hotel for your family’s upcoming visit to Victoria! On behalf of the entire team, we look forward to welcoming you soon. We know travelling with children can often add complexity to your booking needs, so it is our pleasure to share some of the features of the hotel from a family perspective to assist you in your booking decision.

Guest Rooms

What to know about our Guest Rooms: Many of our rooms can accommodate up to four people. We also offer a select number of side-by-side rooms with a common entryway that can be configured for guests interested in two distinct spaces to provide a little more room to accommodate families.

Dining

To make the most of your dining experiences, we offer wonderful options to satisfy the younger members of your family as well as the more discerning palates. Kate’s Café Open at 6 am until 5 pm daily, we offer a variety of fresh sandwiches, homemade soups, beverages, and delightful baked goods. Our Dining Room offers a fine selection of gourmet dishes in a well-appointed setting and is open for all meal periods, beginning with breakfast at 7 am. Full family dining is also available in our Grand Lobby from 5 pm until 9 pm. Please see Host for seating.  Reservations are highly recommended. In-Suite Dining is available 24-hours and offers a wide variety of menu options.  Please refer to your in-room TV for menu offerings. The Snug Pub is reserved for our patrons 19 years of age and older. 

Activities

For family-friendly activities, may we suggest:

  • The Oak Bay Marina’s resident harbour seals live and play right off the wharf. The Marina is a 5-minute walk from the hotel entrance.
  • From summer night markets to Halloween and Christmas events galore; there are many options throughout the year for our Concierge to connect you to.
  • The Oak Bay Beach Hotel Concierge is happy to suggest bike rental options for your enjoyment to explore the seaside route and beautiful Oak Bay.

Leisure

For leisure opportunities may we suggest:

  • Willows Beach – One of the most beautiful beaches in Greater Victoria (and only a short distance away), the sandy beach features open green spaces, playground, washroom facilities, concession and plenty of beachfront for strolling or playing.
  • Oak Bay Recreation Centre – The centre offers many leisure opportunities, including swimming, skating, hockey and tennis to name a few. With two pools maintained at 83°F and 94°F – the pool features two waterslides, a basketball hoop and a rope swing. Please see the Concierge for complimentary vouchers and public swim time information.
  • Explore the pebble beach along our waterfront, search for beach glass and enjoy the ocean views. Beach access is located adjacent to the Boathouse Spa building entrance.