The Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel is located on the south end of beautiful Vancouver Island on the far west coast of Canada! Take a relaxing ferry ride from Vancouver, B.C. or Anacortes, Washington and you’ll be in Sidney-by-the-Sea in just an hour and a half or you can fly into the International Airport which is just 10 minutes away.
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Our 64 room property is an easy 32 kilometers (20 miles) north of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia and we are just minutes from the Victoria International Airport, the BC Ferry Terminal and the Anacortes Ferry Terminal. Also close by are the Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, the renowned Mary Winspear Center, amazing whale watching, many organic farms, wineries, outstanding golf courses, great fishing, kayaking and hiking.
We’re a dog pet-friendly, non-smoking hotel with ample free parking. We offer free wireless, a daily newspaper, Keurig® coffee machines in every room along with an exercise room. All rooms are fully air-conditioned, beautifully carpeted and have modern furnishings. For your convenience, you can choose from rooms with full kitchens, king or queen beds, large soaker tubs or with a separate bedroom. The adjoining Smitty’s family-style restaurant is open until 5 p.m. daily.
Sidney is known for its sophisticated small town charm and as a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the big city. A stroll down Beacon Avenue allows you to take in many shopping and dining opportunities. The Thursday night summer Sidney Market draws locals and visitors from Victoria and the surrounding communities.
Whether you’re a business or corporate traveler, a family looking for a get-away, a snow bird/long-term stay or you just want a change of pace for a few days - come and stay with us!
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a room. The size limit for a dog is 80 pounds. The pet friendly rate is $15.00 per night with a $100 per week maximum. Please contact the hotel directly prior to confirming your pet-friendly stay.
Newly renovated hotel in the heart of Sidney BC walking distance to anything and everything, quick jaunt to the highway for travel. Comfortable beds, super clean rooms, friendly staff, great...
By Scott K
Great accommodation, adjacent restaurant, near all amenities. Excellent staff, very willing to help. Helped in every way possible. Food and staff at the restaurant were very pleasant and the supper...
By Dennis C
Campbellford, Canada on 10-Jan-2018
We have stayed here before - great service, clean, comfortable rooms, close to the airport & attached to a restaurant .... what more could you ask for.
We didn't have good luck with our dinner order...
By Shirley H
Amherstburg, Canada on 07-Jan-2018
We had a one-night stay after arriving late evening at Victoria airport.
This hotel was perfect for Downtown Sidney, close to stores and Information Centre.
Staff were friendly and room was very...
Toronto, Canada on 04-Jan-2018
We stayed at the Best Western Emerald Isle in Sidney BC for the night of Dec 30. We had a queen suite, with 2 queen beds in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. Room amenities included a...