Parkside Victoria Travel Blog
June 07, 2011
May 11, 2011
On May 7, 2011, over 150 people attended the "Going Places" Art Show at Parkside, which featured works by Erica Messing, Jonathan Gleed and Shari Young.
May 10, 2011
The Wannawafel fundraiser/training event, which also took place on May 7th at Parkside, was a success as well!
May 03, 2011
Wannawafel, a local Victoria company that bakes authentic, made-from-scratch Belgian waffles, will be hosting a charity event at Parkside on Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 2-5pm, alongside our "Going Places" Art Show, happening from 1-3pm and 7-9pm.
New Wannawafel franchisees from all over Canada will be baking and selling delicious waffles from three brand-new waffle carts in our restaurant space for half price ($2 each), with all proceeds going to the BC Children’s Hospital.
So stop by Parkside on Saturday for a day of local art and fresh-baked Wannawafels!
March 28, 2011
Join our Guest Services Team member Ben for a guided heritage walking tour in downtown Victoria!
Learn about downtown Victoria's popular tourist attractions, such as St. Ann's Academy, Thunderbird Park, Helmcken House, the Empress, the Parliament Buildings, Roger's Chocolates and more on this guided one- to one-and-a-half hour walk.
March 14, 2011
Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa was featured in the Calgary Herald on March 11, 2011 as one of the best accommodation options for a luxurious winter escape for Alberta residents.
Parkside was mentioned along with the Bear Mountain Resort and the Oak Bay Beach Hotel as one of the better-known destinations for a luxurious winter escape in Victoria.
March 11, 2011
Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa is featured in this month's issue of Style at Home Magazine!
Parkside's lobby, atrium, spa, pool, bathrooms and suites are all featured, as well as our environmental initiatives.
Author Catherine Gray describes the mood at Parkside as "peaceful and calm in an environment that feels harmonious with nature."
Read the whole article here to find out what else Style at Home loves about Parkside!
March 01, 2011
Parkside has been all over the news recently!
"With a heated tile floor, a shower, and a stand-alone soaker tub, this bathroom is pure bliss. Suites feature an electric fireplace, so once you pluck yourself out of the tub, you can relax with a glass of wine in the living room. A full kitchen means you never have to face the outside world until you check out; bringing your own food saves money too, " writes Carolyn Ali.
February 17, 2011
Parkside recently hosted a very special guest...
Visit http://www.cheknews.ca/ and click on "Elton Says Goodbye, Feb 16"
February 16, 2011
Caffe Fantastico's newest location, Tre Fantastico, had its grand opening at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa on Thursday, February 3, 2011.
Guests enjoyed delicious passed appetizers, including mini pulled pork sandwiches with blue cheese and venison skewers, as well as local brews, a selection of BC wines and speciality coffees.
Read more about Tre Fanastico's grand opening:
Tre Fantastico Opens at the Parkside - EAT Magazine
Fourth Fantastico opening - Times Colonist
Tre Fantastico is open for breakfast, lunch and small plates from Sunday - Tuesday, 6:30 am to 5:30 pm, and Wednesday - Saturday until 10 pm.