Ceremony Locations in Victoria, BC
What's excellent about Victoria as a wedding location is that there are so many options. Strong, classic buildings with centuries old architecture stand tall. Many resorts offer water-front weddings. Lush gardens offer immaculate settings. And plenty of churches are available for faith-based services. See our favourite listings below, with a list of churches to follow.Vancouver Club The combination of elegance and urban heritage is difficult to surpass at the Vancouver Club. The Grand Ballroom is available for your once-on-a-lifetime event. The staff handles each and every detail, all while offering you that impeccable service. There many rooms available to choose from, and plenty of facilities. Catering and restaurants, as well as accommodations, are also available. St. Ann's Academy St. Ann's Academy is one of Victoria's premier historical landmarks. It is surrounded by heritage orchards and gardens, and considered an oasis in the centre of the city. Because of this, it makes for a perfect choice for your wedding. Not only is the detail gorgeous, it features a garden setting for photographs, areas for outdoor deremonies, perfect places for the reception, and secluded and larger areas. There are many flowerbeds, gazebos, canopies, and more. The indoor chapel, parlour, and foyer are also popular choices, with beauty shining through its 1858 architecture. The auditorium can accommodate up to 200 guests. Amethyst Bed And Breakfast Inn Amethyst Inn is a beautiful, fully-restored historic mansion, featuring thirteen-foot ceilings, antique and period furniture, fireplaces in most rooms, and several jacuzzis. Dating back from the 1890s, the inn features a full service breakfast, free, secure parking, and is located just three kilometres from downtown Victoria. Brimming with romance, the Amethyst Inn has a Victoria five star hotel rating, was given the award in 2005 of "the best breakfast in Canada" by Inn Traveler Magazine, and features luxury at an affordable price. It is within walking distance to many attractions, including a twenty minute walk to the Inner harbour, shopping on Government Street, and other tourist attractions.
Hotel Grand Pacific The stylish and sophisticated setting of the Hotel Grand Pacific makes it a favorite among many. They specialize in elegant celebrations, and include packages for bridal treatments in their spas, golf for the groomsmen nearby, and rehearsal dinners in their award-winning, four-diamond private dining room. They can also host the ceremony, or just the reception. For transportation options from the ceremony or photography sessions to the hall, you can request their beautifully decorated horse-drawn carriage, classic transport in a Royals Royce. Hotel Grand Pacific offers everything with a personal wedding coordinator, taking you through the process each step of the way, and ensuring every detail and request is met.
English Inn This heritage style hotel features Tudor style manor houses all situated across 4.5 acres of luxurious gardens. They offer free parking, WiFi, and breakfast. The hotel offers three different locations for your wedding reception depending on the size of your wedding, and options for your ceremony as well. Many packages are available, for indoor and outdoor weddings.
Ramada Inn For those looking for something a little more basic, consider the Ramada Inn. Located five minutes from downtown the hotel features many amenities, including a barber shop, liquor store, small movie theater, heated pool, hot tub, fitness centre, same-day valet service and two restaurants. The rooms include free Wi-Fi, work desks, flat-screen TVs and refrigerators. They have a hall with a banquet capacity of 100 people, as well.
Traveller's Inn, Victoria This Canada Select 3-Star hotel has many amenities, including free shuttle service to Inner Harbour, free parking, free Internet access in hotel lobby, in room coffee and tea, free local calls and full digital premium cable TV. It also has a fitness centre, banquet hall, and more.
Comfort Hotel and Conference Centre Centrally located in Victoria, the Comfort Hotel and Conference Centre is just minutes from the Inner Harbour and downtown Victoria. All guest rooms feature a microwave, a refrigerator, a desk with data ports, complimentary coffee and air conditioning. There is also an outdoor swimming pool with a waterslide, a restaurant, and a pub. It includes a banquet room with a capacity of 250.
Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel The Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel is a three diamond, award winning heritage hotel located in the centre of downtown Victoria's historical old town. It features clean, comfortable, air conditioned rooms and suites, and plenty of amenities. They offer both seasonal wedding guests rates and "You are invited to stay with us" cards that husbands-and-wives-to-be can use to enclose with invitations to out of town guests.
Inn at Laurel Point The beauty and spectacular harbour views are just two of the perks at the Inn at Laurel Point. They offer a customized Victoria wedding venue that reflects you and your relationship. Consider getting married in their great glass walled atrium overlooking lush Japanese gardens, a waterfall and the Harbour, with adjoining rooms for dancing and banquets that offer plenty of space and customizable options.
Beaconsfield Inn The Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway is located close to the Trans Canada Highway and a short 10 minute drive from downtown Victoria. It offers 117 guest rooms, which include Jacuzzi tubs, kitchenettes, and balconies, along with flat screen televisions, comfortable beds, and complimentary high-speed internet access. The hotel also features a heated pool, hot tub, sauna, and fitness centre, with over 5,000 square feet of meeting space. Notable is their West Shore Ballroom, the largest facility of its kind in Victoria. The 5,128 square foot ballroom can accommodate 350 guests for a served meal, or up to 500 guests for a reception-style event. It includes the latest audio visual technology, dance floors, tables, podiums, televisions, sound systems, projection screens, Wi-Fi internet access, and more. Catering is also available.
Howard Johnson Hotel - Victoria The Howard Johnson Hotel Victoria is located along the Galloping Goose Trail, minutes from Victoria's Inner Harbour, and downtown core. They offer clean comfortable rooms with all the amenities, affordable rates, and award winning service. It has been the winner of the the Howard Johnson franchise 2006-2010 GOLD AWARD for service and quality. They offer large banquet space and catering is available.
Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites, Victoria The Howard Johnson Hotel & Suites includes a seasonal outdoor heated pool, indoor hot tub and exercise facilities. They have room for small gatherings, with space for groups up to 60 people.
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church A large, Presbyterian church in a beautiful setting. It is wheelchair accessible and many options are available for wedding services.
St. John The Divine This Anglican church is devoted to celebrating Christ in the heart of Victoria through joyful worship, building inclusive community, and putting faith into action.
Central Baptist Church Since 1972, Central Baptist Church has been a fixture in the heart of Victoria. They believe that God has placed us here to influence the city and impact the world by making fully devoted followers of Christ.
First Baptist Church Active since 1876, they have offered the Victoria area an open, welcoming Baptist church in a beautiful area devoted to ministry.
St. Andrew's Catherdral Since 1892, this fixture in the Victoria area pays homage to culture from Quebec. It features stained glass windows, beautiful fixtures and windows, a pipe organ with wonderful acoustics, and more.
First Church of Christ Scientists The church is home to a gorgeous building site at Pandora and Chambers. The corner stone was laid on November 21st, 1919 and the building was completed and ready for occupancy on Sunday, August 20th, 1920. Since then, they have provided the community with a branch of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Church of Our Lord Church of Our Lord is one of the oldest Victoria church congregations. Their beautiful historic carpenter gothic interior, elaborate stained glass windows, bright, spacious interior of the Community Ministry Centre, and available wedding coordinator can help you with all of the details. They also have access to many other resources, including a list of talented musicians, including organists, pianists, and quartets.
Glad Tidings Church Victoria This contemporary church is located in the heart of downtown Victoria. They are very open and offer a worship-style fun service.
First Metropolitan United Church The United Church of Canada, founded in 1925, offers an open, friendly location as a wedding venue. Their church is located in the heart of Victoria and is easily accessible to many destinations.
Unity Church of Victoria Their aim is to make a positive difference in the lives of their congregants and encourage them to make a positive difference in the world around us. They invite people of all faiths, and ministers and LUTs are available for weddings.