Parkside's Pledge of Care
Clean, Fresh, & Most of All, Safe
We know you've been anxiously waiting to travel and we're so excited to welcome you back. Your safety is our number one priority, we want you to feel comfortable, safe and confident when you choose to stay at The Parkside Hotel & Spa. That's why, when you are ready, we'll be here to welcome you.
Housekeeping has always been the beating heart of a hotel, and now more than ever, is that true. Cleaning has come to the forefront of innovation with new technologies to help keep our team and guests safe. In a constant state of change and learning, our team is always staying up-to-date with government-provided information and providing new guidance to our entire team at The Parkside Hotel & Spa.
Our driving force, the Housekeeping team explains how our team has banded together during this unprecedented time. Watch below:
Provincial Government Health Updates:
British Columbia Vaccine Cards
Effective September 13, 2021: Proof of vaccination will be required in British Columbia for people attending certain social and recreational settings and events.
What does this mean for your stay with us?
We will be requiring proof of vaccination in order to access the pool, hot tub, fitness centre or attend any event/meeting of 50+ attendees. If you plan to dine in at nearby restaurants, you will be required to show proof of vaccination as per the health orders of British Columbia.
For access to our pool, hot tub, fitness centre or meetings/events of 50+ attendees, our Recreation Attendant will ask to see your BC Vaccine Card and a piece of valid government photo ID, for example:
- B.C. driver's license or BC Services Card
- Photo ID issued by another province or territory
Please note, we will not be storing any information and you will be required to show your BC Vaccine Card and a piece of valid government photo ID on every visit.
Vaccine card transition period to September 26
To give everyone time to get their BC Vaccine Card, up to and including September 26, you can show other forms of proof of vaccination:
- Wallet-sized immunization record card (given out at vaccine clinics)
- Printed immunization record from Health Gateway
- Immunization record from your pharmacy (AstraZeneca/SII COVISHIELD)
- National Defence Canada COVID-19 vaccine record or card
- Provincial Immunization Registry record (used by Interior Health and others)
- ImmunizeBC record (used by First Nations Health Authority and others)
- Health authority immunization records:
- Fraser Health
- Vancouver Coastal Health
- Northern Health
People who don't have British Columbia Identification Cards:
People who don't have a B.C. IDs are also required to show proof of vaccination.
People from other Canadian provinces or territories must show:
- Provincially/territorially officially recognized vaccine record
- Valid government photo ID
International visitors must show:
- Proof of vaccination they used to enter Canada (like ArriveCAN)
To get your BC Vaccine Card visit: BC's Health Gateway website.
Where you will be required to show proof of vaccine during your visit in Victoria:
The requirement applies to all people born in 2009 or earlier (aged 12+) and covers:
- Indoor ticketed sporting events
- Indoor concerts, theatre, dance and symphony events
- Licensed restaurants and restaurants that offer table service (indoor and patio dining)
- Pubs, bars and lounges (indoor and patio dining)
- Nightclubs, casinos and movie theatres
- Gyms, exercise facilities/studios, pools and recreation facilities
- Businesses offering indoor group exercise
- Indoor adult group and team sports for people 22 years old or older
- Indoor organized events with 50 or more people. For example: Wedding receptions, organized parties, conferences and workshops
- Indoor organized group recreational classes and activities like pottery, art and choir
- Post-secondary on-campus student housing