For those of you who are looking to escape from home and spend your Valentine’s Day (or weekend) at a hotel or B&B, Victoria has the romantic remedy. From the opulent luxury of a five star hotel to the cozy confines of a quaint bed and breakfast, there is no shortage of options available and with most places offering exclusive Valentine’s Day specials, there is no better time to indulge. Sound tempting? Well then, here are some ideas:
  • The Sexy Sleepover Package at Abigail’s Hotel. Starting from $309, it includes one night’s accommodation, a “Sexy Amenity Kit”, local wine, evening appetizers, breakfast in bed and a red rose
  • The Empress Your Love Package at The Fairmont Empress. Starting at $399, it features one night’s accommodation in the Fairmont Room, an Empress Room breakfast, handmade chocolates, sparkling wine, couples massage and valet parking
  • Date Night Packages at the Magnolia Hotel & Spa. Starting from $239, it includes a one night stay in a superior room, wine, deluxe continental breakfast and – depending on your preference – your choice of a $125 voucher at their pop-up restaurant Fifty Nights or a couples massage
  • Depending on your mood, the Naughty Package or the Nice Package at the Inn at Laurel Point. Starting at $249 the Naughty Package features accommodation, a “Tickle Me Intimacy Kit”, breakfast in bed and a late check-out, while the Nice Package starts at $319 and features accommodation, a romantic bath kit, chocolates, sparkling wine, breakfast in bed and a late check-out
  • Spend a night at Dashwood Manor. With rooms available from $139 and many featuring double Jacuzzi tubs, you can’t go wrong with this charming B&B – recently voted as one of the Top 10 Romantic Inns of 2013 by BedandBreakfast.com
  • The Dip Me Inn Chocolate package available at all of Victoria’s Historic Inns (including Dashwood Manor). This package costs $279 (in addition to a two night stay) and features two dozen handmade chocolates truffles, sparkling wine, lots of roses, a $100 gift certificate to a gourmet restaurant and a 30min carriage ride complete with a glass of bubbly
Dashwood Manor bed and breakfast, one of Victoria's Historic Inns