Sidney, BC hotels | BEST WESTERN PLUS Emerald Isle Motor Inn | Saanich Peninsula Hotel


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2306 Beacon Avenue
Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X2


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Hotel Overview

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! In order to provide our valued customers with a comfortable stay we are excited to announce that our hotel will be under renovation tentatively Nov. 20, 2017 through March 2018. The hotel will continue normal day-to-day operations during renovations.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
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.
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Traveler Reviews

“Pleasant Stay”
By dawnhankins
Nanoose Bay on 05-Dec-17

What a lovely hotel the Best Western Plus is. We were greeted by a friendly lady on the front desk who kindly helped us with our questions regarding the facility and surrounding area. My husband...

“2nd Visit here..”
By heeter_lyn23
British Columbia, Canada on 11-Nov-17

This was our second stay at the Emerald Isle Best Western. As before, our room was clean and comfortable. Easy, friendly check in, restaurant next door. Comfortable squishy bed. Amenities. Close 5...

“Excellent hotel, modern, clean, and very comfortable”
By MaxFubar
Ottawa, Canada on 01-Nov-17

We happened onto this hotel by a Google search, needing a hotel for one night close to the Victoria Airport. What a great find! Not only convenient but very clean, modern and pleasant. The room...

“Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel”
By 777aprilm
Sidney, Canada on 30-Oct-17

Fantastic stay with all of the amenities! Loved everything about the hotel! Great service, comfortable room! Right across street from Mary Winspear Conference Center and did not get in car until...

“Great, convenient hotel”
By bunnis67
Edmonton, Canada on 24-Oct-17

Although we only stayed one night, we would surely return. Room was very clean and well appointed. The convenience of a restaurant attached to the building (on a wet Sidney day) was a great...


Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Exercise facility open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking, charge for long term only
  • Fax services, complimentary
  • Universal gym
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Coffee shop Smitty's Family Restaurant on site. Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - 7AM - 8PM.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Safe Deposit Box, located at front desk
  • Business center
  • Courier
  • Inter corridor
  • Dry cleaning
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Shipping
  • Mary Winspear Centre - Meeting Rooms/Conferences
  • Outdoor parking Charge for long term only
  • Paid parking, long term Stay & Fly only, otherwise free, nominal fee
  • High-speed Internet access
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  • Cable satellite television, minimum 27-inch and larger screens, CNN® or other 24-hour news station
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Dataports
  • Wake-up calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock, iHome dock with USB charger in every room
  • Coffee/tea maker All rooms have Keurig Single Cup Brewers.
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Beautyrest® beds
  • Suites with jetted tubs available
  • Air-conditioning
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Complimentary newspaper

Killarney Building Rooms:

  • Air-conditioned
  • 25% larger rooms
  • Deluxe furnishings
  • Some with whirlpool bath tub
  • Two televisions
  • Cordless telephone
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