Our Inner Harbour Location

Victoria’s Inner Harbour is the very heartbeat of the city, with a vibrant waterfront oozing with West Coast Canadian charm. Our CAA/AAA approved hotel puts you right in the centre of everything Victoria has to offer, and within walking distance to great shopping, dining, and activities unique to the area.

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The Inner Harbour

The Inner Harbour hosts an endless list of family-friendly spring and summer festivals and events, including the Victoria Harbour Arts Festival, and the Night Market. Find everything from hand-made items, Coast Salish art and carvings, portrait artists, jugglers, buskers, food trucks and more. The bustling Fisherman’s Wharf is also where you will board your vessel for amazing whale watching tours or hop into the water for your kayak adventure.

Restaurants within Walking Distance

From quaint Victorian-style eateries to casual West-Coast inspired bistros and cafés, it’s all right here at your fingertips in downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour area. In addition to the onsite restaurant and lounge right here at our hotel, here are a few wonderful other choices within easy walking distance:

Transportation: Getting To Victoria

Days Inn Victoria On The Harbour is located on the southwest side of the Inner Harbour, directly across from the Canada-U.S. ferry terminal, just west of the B.C. Legislature Building.

BC Ferries – Vancouver – Victoria (Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay)

Crossing Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

Distance: 24 nautical miles

The Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal is located 20 miles/32 km north of Victoria at the end of Highway 17. Total estimated driving time from Victoria: 45 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

Contact BC Ferries at 1-888-BC FERRY (Toll-free from anywhere in North America).


Whether you want to visit for the day or stay overnight in Victoria, BC, Clipper Vacations has a ferry or cruise package that will start off your journey on the right foot. Hop on one of the Clipper Ferries and enjoy a scenic cruise experience unlike any other. With a passenger-only ferry service that runs daily from Seattle, WA to Victoria, BC and other destinations throughout the year, and seasonal ferry departures to the San Juan Islands, you can skip the hustle and bustle of traffic and travel stress-free to your destination.

Clipper Destinations Include:
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Victoria, BC
  • Whistler, BC
  • Vancouver Island, BC
  • Seattle, WA
  • Portland, OR
  • San Juan Island, WA
PHONE: 206-443-2560
TOLL-FREE: 1-800-888-2535

Victoria International Airport

The 10th busiest airport in Canada, the Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is approximately 25 km (15.5 miles) north of Victoria, The drive to or from the airport takes you past the resort town of Sidney-by-the-Sea, and Saanich. Find information on flight times, airlines, food service, shopping, currency exchange, parking, ground transportation, and other passenger services here.

Please ensure you check with your airline directly, prior to arriving at the airport.

Pacific Coachlines

Make your way to Victoria direct from Vancouver International Airport by bus with Pacific Coachlines, offering seven daily departures and door-to-door drop-off service in downtown Victoria.

Phone: (604) 662-7575
Toll-Free: 1-800-661-1725
En Route Pick-Up Reservations in Vancouver: (604) 662-7575
En Route Pick-up Reservations in Victoria: (604) 662-7575
Fax: (604) 681-4634
email: info@pacificcoach.com

Victoria Airport Shuttle

The airport shuttle departs every half hour from the airport to downtown Victoria for $25 each way. No reservations are necessary. Tickets for the shuttle are available by the baggage carousels.

Toll Free Number: 1-855-351-4995
Email: reservations@yyjairportshuttle.com

Harbour Air/Helijet

With a seaplane terminal in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Harbour air provides air service between Victoria, Vancouver, Whistler, Richmond and Nanaimo. The company was founded in 1982 and with more than 30 years’ experience under their wing, they are masters at first class transportation around the province. For reservations, call 1-800-665-0212 during business hours; Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (pst).

Helijet operates between the Victoria Harbour Heliport, the Vancouver Harbour Heliport, and Vancouver International Airport. For reservations, call toll-free at 1-800-665-4354.

Taxi Service

For taxi service in and around Victoria 24 hours a day, contact Victoria Taxi at (250) 383-7111.