Seniors who can sneak away mid week to Victoria can take advantage of The Gatsby Mansion's great rates for seniors 65 years and older, while also saving on transportation to and from Vancouver Island and local attractions during their visit.
The $180 Cdn Seniors Package includes a one night stay in the historic Gatsby Mansion, dinner for two, and breakfast at Hunter's Club, based on double occupancy. The Gatsby's Inner Harbour location means all of Victoria is easily accessible for those who love to walk a city's downtown streets and discover its many amenities and attractions. âVictoria is considered to be one of Canada's most walkable cities,â says Bernd Bohl, general manager of The Huntingdon Hotel & Suites and The Gatsby Mansion. âOur central location, directly across from the Victoria Clipper terminal on the Inner Harbour, provides guests with easy access to a myriad of the city's best attractions. This close proximity is ideal for seniors who are looking to make the most of their visit to Victoria.âAnd Victoria, BC has numerous discounts available for seniors. For transportation to and from Vancouver Island, both BC Ferries and the Victoria Clipper offer seniors discounts. For travel on BC Ferries, BC seniors ride free with their gold Care Cards from Monday through Thursday; and, Victoria Clipper fares start at $74 USD one-way, $94 USD round-trip from Seattle, WA. Within short walking distance of The Gatsby Mansion is the Royal BC Museum and National Geographic IMAX Theatre, which offer individual and package ticket pricing for seniors, starting at $10.15 Cdn. Other nearby attractions and activities, such as the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria offer standard seniors discounts. Additional leisure activities located within walking distance or a short drive of the property include Beacon Hill Park, one of the oldest and largest municipal parks in British Columbia; the Parliament Buildings, which offer daily guided tours, free of charge; and Fisherman's Wharf, which includes an eclectic mix of houseboats and the harbour seals who regularly visit the dock.For more information on the new The Huntingdon Hotel & Suites and The Gatsby Mansion, visit www.bellevillepark.com or call 1-800-663-7557. About Huntingdon Hotel & Suites (including The Gatsby Mansion and Judges House)Recently acquired by a partnership headed by Dominion Grand Hotel Group, Inc., Huntingdon Hotel & Suites is located on Quebec Street overlooking Victoria's Inner Harbour and within walking distance of all the main attractions â the Royal BC Museum, IMAX, Beacon Hill Park and Ogden Point. The hotel features 135 rooms each with complimentary wireless internet, aroma-botanical amenities, free tea and coffee, and bar refrigerator. Corporate rooms, bi-level gallery suites and pet-friendly rooms are also available. There are three on-site restaurants â The Gatsby Mansion Restaurant, The Hunters Club Bar & Grill as well as the popular Santiago's CafĂ©. -30-Media Contacts: Brian Cant, Tartan Group: 250-592-3838, 250-896-3844 (cell) or email@example.comDeirdre Campbell, Tartan Group: 250-592-3838, 250-882-9199 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org