Celebrate Victoria’s 150th Birthday With Magnolia Hotel & Spa


Thursday, July 12th, 2012 — 1:30pm PST
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The City of Victoria is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year as the town site of Fort Victoria was incorporated on August 2nd in 1862. Events have been planned throughout the year along with a community festival and ceremony on August 2nd at Centennial Square. There will be music, performances, birthday cake, and much more.

On August 5th, the city will host the 23rd annual Symphony Splash — the biggest event of the summer right within the scenic inner harbour complete with fireworks. The symphony is accompanied by iconic Victoria attractions like the cathedral bells, the carillon outside of the Royal BC Museum, and even the Coho Ferry horn.

Victoria Harbour Ferry

Craigdarroch Castle - Victoria Victoria Girls Weekend Houseboats

It will be a great time to be in Victoria but it’s an interesting and captivating city any time of year. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa is offering up a special Victoria 150 Package to those who would like to visit the capital.

When you book two-nights accommodation in one of their rooms you’ll receive a $75 per day credit to enjoy Victoria and a personal concierge will help you create a customized vacation. The personal concierge — who is available during your stay and leading up to your trip — can help craft an itinerary that includes Harbour Air Scenic Flights, whale watching tours, spa treatments, and more.

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Magnolia Hotel Victoria Magnolia Hotel Victoria

A few years ago Keira-Anne and I stayed at the Magnolia and instantly fell in love with the luxurious boutique property. It is centrally-located right near the inner harbour, it’s warm and welcoming, and has a very personal and friendly feel.

“Travelers are greeted with prompt service, smiles and the tinkering of a baby grand piano. While the winter weather outside was frightful, complimentary sugar cookies and hot apple cider in the lobby proved to be most delightful… …Our room, complete with hers and hers queen-sized beds, featured a glittering view of the Parliament Buildings and a sliver of Victoria Harbour. Though the hotel is less than a decade old, the decor of both the common area and each of the rooms is exquisitely styled in a manner that’s both refined and undoubtedly comfortable.” – Keira-Anne.

The Magnolia has been voted one of the top hotels in Canada by Condé Nast Traveler readers and recognised as one of the Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Canada by TripAdvisor’s® 2011 Travelers’ Choice® awards.

If you would like to check it out, they have offered up a fantastic getaway package for one lucky Miss604 reader and their guest that includes:

  • Two night stay at Magnolia Hotel & Spa in a deluxe corner king room.
  • Deluxe continental breakfast on each morning.
  • Valet parking.
  • 30 minute scenic flight with Harbour Air for two people.

Here’s how you can enter to win this getaway:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a @MagnoliaHtl & @HarbourAirLtd Victoria getaway package from @Miss604 http://ow.ly/ccBml

Follow the Magnolia Hotel & Spa on Twitter and Facebook for more information about special packages, Victoria visits, and more throughout the year. Harbour Air services both downtown Victoria and Vancouver, and they’re also on Twitter and Facebook.

I will draw one winner next Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 12:00pm. Prize must be redeemed/used by September 16, 2012. Subject to availability, the hotel is already sold out for August long weekend. Does not include transportation to Victoria.

Update The winner is Mark Donnery!

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333 comments

  1. aaron alexander says:

    Love the Magnolia……went there the first time because Miss 604 suggested it! Thanks!

  2. Janice says:

    I would love a reason to go to Victoria!

  3. Sandra says:

    Looks like a splendid vacay!

  4. Kathryn says:

    This would be so welcome, my husband and I would love a reason to get away without the kids!

  5. Jeremy says:

    I’d love to celebrate Victoria’s birthday at Hotel Magnolia 🙂

  6. Greg says:

    never been to Victoria

  7. Jen says:

    Gorgeous hotel…I love Victoria!!!

  8. Nicole says:

    What a great package! The Magnolia looks great!

  9. Heather says:

    This would be fantastic….I so need a little getaway. Thank you Miss604!

  10. Sunshine G says:

    We would love an overnight getaway…and Victoria is so beautiful in the summer!

  11. Christine says:

    That hotel is lovely!

  12. Andy says:

    Never been to Victoria and want to go so bad! Thank you for having this contest.

  13. Frances Murphy says:

    Wow would love to spend that holiday in Victoria especially at the Magnolia!

  14. Harjit says:

    Would love to go back to Victoria, we haven’t stayed at the Magnolia -sounds wonderful …

  15. Kirky says:

    Sounds like an amazing weekend away!

  16. Leanne M says:

    I am planning a getaway with my hubby to Victoria in August – this would be amazing to have for it.

  17. Rebby says:

    Fantastic! I have always wanted to stay at Magnolia! Thanks for the fab giveaway!!

  18. Cathy says:

    The hotel looks so charming! My husband and I would love to stay there – and spread the word about how much we love it, because I’m sure we will!

  19. Judy says:

    My fav place to stay in Victoria besides my in-laws : )

  20. TylerIngram says:

    We’ve never stayed there before.I’m sure the Mrs. would love a little escape over to the island!

  21. Colleen says:

    Great giveaway Miss604 – thanks!

  22. Kate says:

    I could use an overnight getaway to Victoria… that would be SO nice 🙂

  23. Hmoney says:

    The lobby looks gorgeous! 🙂
    Thank you

  24. Bons says:

    What a great giveaway package! Would love to spend some time in Victoria and especially at Magnolia (which I’ve never at before).

  25. Lor says:

    Absolutely LOVE the Magnolia!!! 😀

  26. Jennifer says:

    Victoria is such a beautiful city! I’ve never had the pleasure of staying at the Magnolia… it looks stunning!

  27. Debbie says:

    Some time at the inner harbour of Victoria would be great. Right where the action is during a wonderful summer 150 year celebration.

  28. Ray says:

    I love a sunny day in Victoria.

  29. richard w says:

    Love to show my girlfriend my hometown!

  30. It’s been too long since I visited Victoria!

  31. Margaret says:

    I need a little trip to Victoria and this would be absolutely fabulous. The Abigail is a beautiful hotel and so close to where my friend lives!

  32. I’ve heard so many great things about the Magnolia Hotel…I can’t wait to experience it for myself:)There have such a great location too! My fingers are crossed for this AMAZING prize. Thanks Magnolia Hotel & Miss 604 for offering this incredible chance to win!

  33. Meghan says:

    I love the magnolia!!! We stayed their during the winter and nothing beats arriving back at the hotel and being greeted with cookies and warm drinks:)

  34. Iris says:

    I would love to go and I am already on the island and can go midweek. 🙂

  35. Gazza says:

    It’s a great hotel and would be a fun weekend getaway!

  36. Darcy says:

    Magnolia hotel, valet parking, breakfast & a ride on Harbour Air…can’t think of a better getaway than this:) Please, please, let me win!

  37. Pam says:

    THIS would the very best way to celebrate life, alongside my husband!

  38. Jason says:

    Not a bad way to sepnd a couple of days.

  39. Ali says:

    Would LOVE to check out Victoria, I’ve heard great things about the Magnolia! 🙂

  40. Michelle W. says:

    Harbour air flight sounds great!

  41. I have always wanted to fly to Victoria. Seeing the island from the sky would be fantastic. My husband, though born and raised here, has never had a chance to tour Victoria. This would be a lovely opportunity to do so. We have so many wonderful places to see and experience here in BC, there’s really no need to leave the province to have a wonderful vacation. We live in paradise.

  42. Elysia S says:

    Been to Victoria many many times, but never stayed at the Magnolia, it really looks splendid.

  43. Amanda says:

    Fabulous! Would love a little getaway to such a beautiful spot 🙂

  44. Ally Mullani says:

    It would be wonderful to win this prize as it’s the 5th year wedding anniversary for me and my wife. We haven’t had a chance to travel much together the past year due to work scheduales so this would be an amazing treat for our anniversary. We both love Victoria and haven’t had a chance to holiday there in a few years (we live in Vancouver). Thank you

  45. Kristyn says:

    Victoria is one of my favorite towns, I was a university student there and would love to go back and experience it in luxury!

  46. lindsey says:

    would love to win this

  47. Mary Anne says:

    Would ♥ to win this

  48. Craig says:

    This would be lovely…. I love Victoria; great romantic getaway.

  49. Anna says:

    I have never been to Victoria and I would love to go! 🙂

  50. Ange says:

    Victoria is lovely in the summer and the Magnolia rocks! Good luck to everyone!

  51. Chantelle says:

    My mum is coming from Wales for a visit in a month. I’d love to take her to Victoria, she has never been. It was recently her birthday and this would be quite the gift! Pretty please 😉

  52. Eva says:

    yay – fly to Vic – play and have fun – pick me me me please !

  53. Eva says:

    my first time entering contest – Miss 604 keep up the good work – love your information gathering expertise !!!

  54. Jan says:

    go to Victoria often for work only, but never stayed at the Mag

  55. Abby says:

    That would be a great weekend.

  56. Monica says:

    I’d love to visit Victoria again!

  57. J says:

    I need a getaway!

  58. tania says:

    Would be amazing!

  59. rino says:

    Harbour air flight sounds great!

  60. Barbara says:

    Awesome, I’ve never stayed there. It looks very nice.

  61. Olivia says:

    Always a pleasant time in Victoria.

  62. Jen says:

    Oh, this would be amazing!!

  63. elena weaver says:

    Being a british expat in Vancouver, I like to go to Victoria to feel just a little closer to home with all it’s british quirks..

  64. Scotty G says:

    Help. Me. See. Victoria.

  65. Janelle says:

    I’ve been wanting to back to Victoria for ages AND I’ve always wanted to take a flight in a sea plane so this contest is most excellent! 🙂

  66. Dilara says:

    I’ve heard great thing about the Magnolia Hotel!

  67. Karen says:

    This reminds me I need to visit Miniature World soon…

  68. Belinda says:

    It is wonderful to know that Victoria has this delightful botique hotel.

  69. Bev says:

    This would make such a nice weekend getaway for our anniversary! 🙂

  70. Marieke says:

    This would be such a delightful getaway! And I adore Victoria

  71. Parisa says:

    Have heard a lot about the Magnolia Hotel, will take my cousin from Paris to see the capital of BC.

  72. dave604 says:

    hey this would be great. planning to take my girl there next month!

  73. nance428 says:

    omg love to win this and ride some scooters in the island~

  74. Samantha says:

    Newly divorced mom of 2 boys with 3 jobs could sure use a lovely vacation..just sayin 😉 Thanks for the opportunity !

  75. Victoria says:

    Love Victoria!! What a great get-away!

  76. Candice says:

    It’s an awesome place

  77. Jenny says:

    The Magnolia looks lovely!

  78. Sherri, says:

    Who wins these giveaways???

  79. rebecca says:

    This would be oh so lovely to win! Crossing all my digits and thinking lucky thoughts!!

  80. Rachael says:

    I love visiting Victoria.

  81. Roberta says:

    This sounds like it would make for a romantic babymoon for my husband and I. We love Victoria!

  82. Val says:

    Would love to win – Victoria was where I got engaged over 15 years ago.

  83. Janet says:

    Looks like The perfect place to Celebrate!!!

  84. Jake Hamilton says:

    Would love a trip back home soon…Magnolia is nice and I hear Prime is great too!!

  85. Tim says:

    Keep up with the great contests!

  86. Erin B says:

    This trip would be an amazing anniversary present for my boyfriend and I!

  87. stacey dempsey says:

    oh I would soo love this, I live about an hour away and would love to go play tourist as I never get to go spend any time there, would be a great mother daughter trip

  88. Stephanie says:

    Love Victoria.

  89. Iain says:

    Love Victoria — would love the chance to love the Magnolia!

  90. liz says:

    The last time I was at The Magnolia was as a weekend getaway after my last child was born.That was 7 years ago and definitely time to go back for a much needed vacation.

  91. Lauren says:

    This would be a great way to experience Victoria!

  92. Anthony says:

    Oooohhh that looks fun! Great contest 🙂 I want to win i want to win i want to win 😛 <3 good luck everyone!

  93. Mary Rose says:

    this would be such a great getaway!!

  94. Sita says:

    Great contest, I have never stayed on the harbour in Victoria, would be nice to check it off my bucket list!

  95. Carmela says:

    sounds like a great package! What a treat to win a vacation!

  96. kathleen brauer says:

    Have lived in Victoria since 1994 and would love to stay at Magnolia.
    Taking time in our own city is sometimes hard to do.
    What a experience it would be.

  97. Eileen says:

    Haven’t been to Victoria in ages…would love to go!

  98. au07 says:

    love to win this ‘coz i love Victoria, BC. .i’ve booked for my trip this week. .see you soon VICTORIA, BC!!!♥♥♥

  99. Been there! LOVE IT…. Victoria’s best!

  100. Donna L says:

    This would put me in close proximity to a lot of good eating! Thanks for all the awesome contests Miss 604!

  101. Cliff says:

    Great prize package!

  102. debbie f says:

    I would love to visit Victoria and stay here.

  103. Greg says:

    Sounds like a wonderful place.

  104. Brenda says:

    I’ve stayed in the Magnolia and it’s a great hotel

  105. Danika says:

    Sounds delightful!

  106. Andrew Forrest says:

    Another great vacay opportunity from Miss 604. Love your Blog!

  107. luc says:

    Nothing better than watching the fireworks!

  108. maria says:

    Need to get away!

  109. Jake says:

    Would love to get out of city and visit the Vic, amazing food and craft driftwood beer from the source!

  110. Erin says:

    What a great little getaway!

  111. Madeleine says:

    Haven’t been to Victoria for many years. I’d love to go back! 🙂

  112. asha says:

    Definitely in need of a getaway!

  113. Ashley says:

    Sounds like a really nice place to go

  114. Char says:

    Would love a quick getaway!

  115. John says:

    A great place to be on a sunny weekend.

  116. Vince C says:

    What a fabulous excuse to visit Victoria for the first time in way too long!

  117. rick greenhough says:

    A great hotel in an awesome city!

  118. Debbie says:

    I’d love to have a mini getaway!

  119. Debbie says:

    I’d love to have a mini getaway in victoria

  120. HarjT says:

    This sounds so fantastic! The Magnolia looks beautiful. Definitely in need of a weekend away!

  121. Debra says:

    This was the first time I had heard of the Magnolia and you make it sound amazing-would love to visit there!

  122. Aimee Todd-Mussett says:

    Lovely article. Lovely city. Lovely hotel.

  123. bekki says:

    I would love to go on vacation to Victoria!!

  124. Kat says:

    I have never heard of the Magnolia. I’ll need to keep it in mind for my next stay in Victoria!

  125. Valerie says:

    Have always heard great reviews about the Magnolia, would love to stay there

  126. Mark Donnery says:

    My wife and i have not been to Vic in years, would love to go. love your posts, thanks

  127. Nancy says:

    I’d love a getaway in Victoria!

  128. Desiree says:

    A weekend getaway at the Magnolia would be a lovely present for my birthday next month 🙂

  129. Will Fosdick says:

    I would live to stay at the Magnolia, and visit my hometown!

  130. w m harris says:

    Stayed at the Magnolia several times,it never disappoints.

  131. Gary says:

    I would love a trip to Victoria.

  132. Michelle says:

    OK I am in.
    I have retweeted and now I am posting a comment
    Holding my finger crossed

    M

  133. Basima says:

    I love Victoria ! I hope I win (: Good luck to everyone !

  134. Nicole S says:

    Would be great to have a mini-vacation in Victoria!

  135. Trevor says:

    Magnolia Hotel looks so nice that would be one fantastic weekend away!

  136. Don M says:

    What a great way to celebrate my friends birthday!

  137. Laura says:

    I used to live in Victoria – I would love to go back for a gorgeous island weekend!

  138. Jennifer says:

    Need a getaway. This is the one.

  139. Juli says:

    I love Victoria! It is truly one of, if not our favorite city in the world! We are going there soon and staying at the Magnolia, this would be an added plus!!

  140. Lucy says:

    Wow, sounds amazing!

  141. Bonnie says:

    Such a lovely prize. It would be wonderful to win.

  142. Mariska says:

    Love the Magnolia Hotel!

  143. Vicki says:

    Sounds great. Haven’t been to Victoria for years!

  144. sandra says:

    it would be a great time to go, a nice get away, would be grateful to win.

  145. steve tang says:

    Great giveaway!! Thanks 🙂

  146. Terry says:

    This would make for an amazing anniversary gift to my lovely wife.

  147. Gordon says:

    I would love to go to Victoria!

  148. Angela Griffin says:

    Sounds like a great trip!

  149. Mike Gismondi says:

    Would love to win this.

  150. Gina says:

    I can’t remember the last time I went to Victoria, would love to win this and go with my boyfriend.

  151. amelia says:

    Back to my univeristy town. Let me win!

  152. JRF says:

    I would love to win this and have a great mini staycation at home!!

  153. Linda says:

    This sounds like a fantastic getaway. Haven’t been to the Magnolia before and would also love to fly Harbour Air.

  154. Rebecca says:

    Always love going to Victoria and this looks like a fantastic reason!

  155. Phy says:

    Would love to go!

  156. Becca says:

    Me thinks this would be the most wonderful getaway 😉

  157. CG says:

    Perfect weekend getaway for us Vancouverites. Thanks for this great contest !

  158. Karen says:

    Absolutely LOVE Victoria! It’s the perfect weekend getaway!

  159. Shannon says:

    I would love to visit this hotel!

  160. linda says:

    A weekend in Victoria @ the Magnolia sounds great. I’m in.

  161. eshizzi says:

    It’s been a while since I’ve been to Victoria ~ sounds like a fantastic getaway!

  162. Robert says:

    nothing beats a hot summer evening in Victoria

  163. Dave says:

    I’d love to enjoy a break in Victoria and a stay at the Magnoila.

  164. Tori says:

    Magnolia hotel is awesome. Loved every minute of my stay there last time.

  165. Heather Lindsay says:

    Oh my gorgeous yes please!

  166. Roberta says:

    would be a dream come true to win this!!! looks amaze!

  167. Ai Ling says:

    We’ll love to go!

  168. Stacey says:

    What a prize- this looks awesome!

  169. Christine says:

    Would love to have an excuse to visit Victoria !

  170. Rachel says:

    Looks like a lovely hotel!

  171. Sylvia Y says:

    Victoria is charming in the summer.

  172. Linda says:

    This looks fabulous! I would love to see Victoria this way.

  173. K says:

    Yes, Please!

  174. Lawrence Lee says:

    Victoria is a beautiful city

  175. Mae says:

    I definitely want to visit Victoria this summer. This would just be awesome.

  176. mandy says:

    I’ve been to Victoria when i was little.. looks a bit different now!!

  177. Brandon says:

    Love Victoria

  178. Glenn says:

    Victoria is awesome!

  179. Ian Y says:

    Id love to try this package out!!

  180. Charles says:

    My old Victoria is celebrating another birthday! Nice package!

  181. Adam says:

    Please enter me to win a trip t victoria.

  182. Lyn says:

    150 years, eh! And, looking so good! I’d love to celebrate Victoria’s
    150th birthday in Victoria.

  183. Vince says:

    Very nice – love going to Victoria!!

  184. Julia says:

    What a great excuse to see family and friends in Victoria!

  185. Stephanie says:

    I would love to win this prize. It looks like a lovely hotel.

  186. Caresse says:

    I’m heading to Victoria to run my very first marathon. It would be a real treat to be able to stay at the Magnolia!

  187. It is one of the best hotels in the city.

  188. Joel T says:

    My wife is due to give birth to our first on July 23, 2012. This would be a great PUSH present.

  189. Nancy says:

    Embarrassed to say I can’t even remember the last time I went to Victoria! This would be awesome! Thank you for another great contest!

  190. bjh says:

    Would love to be able to “gift” this to a friend!

  191. Ro says:

    This would make a wonderful pre-wedding getaway for me and my new fiance!

  192. Greg says:

    I haven’t been to Victoria in years, but would love to go!

  193. Marnie says:

    A `first class trip’ in Victoria would be fabulous! I would be able to see family on the island. Thank you!

  194. lindawwww says:

    What a fabulous giveaway! There’s so much to see and do in Victoria. I would love to win.

  195. Jean says:

    I love Victoria, but so costly to get over, would love to win this, as my hubby, has never Been there??!!? can you believe that? oh brother.. I can’t

  196. corey says:

    I would love a trip to victoria! The hotel looks beautiful!

  197. Elena says:

    Sounds like a great weekend trip!

  198. Katie says:

    This would be amazing! I would be so happy to have a get-away

  199. Andre says:

    I need a vacation!

  200. Karm says:

    wow, what a great contest. looking for a weekend getaway this summer – this sounds perfect, and I’ve heard such great things about Magnolia.

  201. Andrea says:

    This sounds awesome! I would love to have a vacation!

  202. Leah Mukai says:

    I would love to get over to the island, such a nice place to visit

  203. Christine says:

    I love Victoria!

  204. Krista says:

    The Magnolia is great (stayed there a few years ago)…and so is Victoria!

  205. Dennis L. says:

    I’ll take any excuse to visit Victoria again with the wife.

  206. mary says:

    never been, would be a trip to remembeer

  207. Marissa says:

    Would love to visit Victoria!

  208. valerie says:

    Yes please!

  209. Dana says:

    This sounds fantastic!

  210. Grace says:

    Happy Birthday Victoria!

  211. Cyndi says:

    What a lovely getaway for a few days!

  212. Anne says:

    This looks like a lovely getaway.

  213. Anna says:

    It’s been a while since I’ve been to Victoria, would love to win this

  214. Gary says:

    Would love to visit one of the most beautiful cities in BC

  215. anne says:

    This would be a perfect mini honeymoon! I love Victoria 🙂

  216. The Magnolia Hotel is fantastic and I am grateful for the chance to stay there again. All good wishes!

  217. shelaine says:

    sounds like it’d be a blast 🙂

  218. Maria Cargnelli says:

    This would be a great girls getaway!!!

  219. Nancy says:

    Hubby went to Victoria for work today and he says it’s so beautiful there. Now I wish we could go there together as a family….

  220. Dora says:

    Would be amazing!

  221. Hilary says:

    That would be fabulous!!

  222. Moshe says:

    Love Victoria

  223. Lor. says:

    Looks like a wonderful trip -thanks!

  224. Siobhan S. says:

    It has been so long since I visited Victoria! It would be lovely to win!!!!!!

  225. Shawn Y. says:

    What a terrific prize! Victoria is a beautiful city! Would love to go back…

  226. Deya C says:

    This looks like it would be a great time in Victoria!! love to take the family.

  227. Emilia Turner says:

    Love Victoria, I would take my German friend for a visit

  228. Tracy says:

    This hotel looks amazing. I’m heading to Victoria in a few weeks and this would be the perfect place to stay and relax!

  229. Megan says:

    What a great contest!

  230. Katherine says:

    ❤ Victoria

  231. Cait says:

    Would love to take a friend from Vancouver there!

  232. chista says:

    Great giveaway! Magnolia is really pretty

  233. Michelle says:

    Never been to Victoria in my 32 yrs of life. What a way to finally get there!! :))

  234. Becky says:

    Winning this contest would be the best birthday present ever . . .

  235. Nicole Soltys says:

    Hubby & I would love to visit Victoria 🙂

  236. Jack says:

    Would love to go on a getaway.

  237. jessie says:

    Would love to take a seaplane!!!

  238. Tintin says:

    Never been to Magnolia. Great to win this trip to Victoria this summer!

  239. Robin says:

    Would love a getaway!

  240. Jennifer Breakspear says:

    Sounds like a great little getaway 🙂

  241. cindy quach says:

    VICTORIA AND MAGNOLIA yes

  242. Ben says:

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have breakfast at John’s Place again…..mmmm, that freshly baked bread.

  243. gail whitworth says:

    WOULD LOVE TO WIN THIS

  244. Marilou says:

    Would be a fantastic photo op! and a nice getaway 🙂

  245. Vipersblood says:

    Never taken Harbour Air before. Last time we stayed in Victoria, which was many years ago, we stayed in a Bed & Breakfast not any of the Hotels. The B&B was very nice, first and only time at one.

  246. David Warner says:

    I have stayed at this hotel and would love to do so again. Count me in!

  247. Emily H says:

    This would be amazing. I’d love to win this!

  248. Would love to check out the Magnolia!

  249. Justine says:

    Would love to celebrate Victoria’s 150th!

  250. isha says:

    That would be a fantastic weekend

  251. Kay says:

    Would love to getaway to Victoria!

  252. Erin says:

    I had lucky charms for breakfast, so may as well post! 🙂

  253. Justine says:

    dream come true! pick me!

  254. Ashley says:

    Fridays my bday, this would be an awesome 25th bday present & I would get to see my best friend!!!

  255. Cathy says:

    Excited for this! Fingers crossed 🙂

  256. Caitlin says:

    I would love the mini-getaway!

  257. Julieanne says:

    Would LOVE to go to Paradise (aka Victoria!) and be part of the 150th celebrations

  258. Marianne says:

    All the more reason to travel to Victoria!

  259. Maureen M says:

    150 years as a city. What a milestone since its early beginnings as a trading fort!

  260. Connie says:

    Thank you Miss604 and Magnolia Hotel, what a great giveaway to celebrate Victoria’s 150th!

  261. chrissy says:

    This looks amazing!

  262. Andrea Gibbons says:

    Victoria is such a beautiful city and a trip to the Magnolia would be amazing!

  263. Chandni says:

    I’d love to win because I need a vacation! 😛

  264. Vanessa says:

    Great prize!

  265. Chrys says:

    I’d love to go over to the island for a mini vacation!

  266. Carmelle says:

    It looks wonderful from the pictures. I’ve never been there before!

  267. Melissa Evans says:

    AMAZING contest!! I’d love to go to Victoria again…it’s been a couple years!

  268. jeanie says:

    Victoria is so lovely…this would be a great way to see it again! =D

  269. Janine says:

    Beautiful hotel in a beautiful city, who wouldn’t want to visit!

  270. Trina S says:

    I’ve never been to Victoria but I would love to go!

  271. Sanaz says:

    I’d love to win this prize

  272. Amy says:

    A Victorian weekend would be lovely.

  273. Ekat D. says:

    So awesome! I’d take my dad for a daughter & father retreat!

  274. Blake says:

    It would sure be great to win this prize package! What a great vacation.

  275. Joanne Hamel says:

    Great blog for a great hotel…I couldn’t have said it better!!! Love staying there…and would love to stay there again…and again…and again… 😀

  276. Andy C. says:

    Great prize, been years since I’ve been to Vic

  277. Ryan K says:

    What a great prize! My wife and I have 3 little kids so it would be a fantastic quick break.

  278. Laura says:

    This sounds like a wonderful getaway for my husband and I.

  279. Amber Smith says:

    Oh this is such a beautiful hotel – I would so love to win! Thanks for the opportunity and good luck everyone.

  280. Amber Smith says:

    I tweeted your giveaway – asmithonline
    https://twitter.com/asmithonline/status/225099089078001664
    .

  281. Danielle says:

    Love the Magnolia. Have stayed there once and was quite impressed…

  282. EM says:

    Loved my stay here: perfectly situated; great staff; central, yet tucked away.

  283. Harj says:

    Beautiful Victoria! This prize sounds AMAZING! Hope I win 🙂

  284. victoria is one of the prettiest places in the world! what a great weekend this would be!

  285. Gigi says:

    Would absolutely loooove to bring my bf to Victoria for a nice getaway! 🙂

  286. Jeanne says:

    Haven’t been to Victoria for awhile..would love to check out this beautiful hotel

  287. Jen says:

    Would love this relaxing weekend in Victoria, sounds amazing!

  288. Devon Swift says:

    Just got a call my slated surgery was postponed till mid August so my summer was given back to me. What better place to enjoy it than a gorgeous hotel in beautiful Victoria.

  289. Tess Zevenbergen says:

    I vacation in Victoria almost once a year and I never get tired of this charming city. I would love a reason to go there again!

  290. Anne-Mette says:

    This would be a fantastic anniversary treat!!

  291. Karen says:

    Really want to stay at this hotel!

  292. Samera says:

    Would LOVE to stay here 🙂

  293. Amy says:

    I would love to go to Victoria!

  294. Hei Moon says:

    would like a nice Victoria getaway

  295. Lisa says:

    Would love to win this trip. The hotel looks beautiful. Thank you.

  296. David says:

    Pick me! Pick me!

  297. Ann C. says:

    Victoria and I can celebrate our birthdays together! My birthday is on the 4th!

  298. Rose says:

    I’ve lived on the island for 7 years now and haven’t had a chance to get to Victoria – this would be that chance!!!

  299. Glenda says:

    I need a vacation like this!

  300. Amy says:

    Pick me!

  301. Lindsey says:

    This would be so amazing – I miss Victoria!

  302. Laura says:

    I live in Victoria and would love to do this!

  303. Norm says:

    I’ve heard great things about the Magnolia!

  304. Von says:

    Amazing place!

  305. Tracey Flattes says:

    Amazing prize!

  306. val says:

    Hello Victoria!

  307. Sue says:

    Aaahhhh….even just thinking about an escape feels good.

  308. Matthew Cale says:

    Oh to be in Victoria for a romantic weekend, it’d be glorious 🙂

  309. Ping Leong says:

    I am so tired. I need a break. pick me!

  310. May says:

    This sounds sublime!

  311. Trish Tait says:

    The Magnolia even sounds relaxing! What a great place to come back to after a day of exploring Victoria. Pick me 🙂

  312. Nathalie Cat says:

    What a fabulous prize, would love to win it – fingers crossed!

  313. Lesley says:

    I’d love to win this!!

  314. Jenn says:

    Love Victoria! And I really really need a getaway….

  315. Lesli says:

    I visit Vic often but have never stayed at the Magnolia!

  316. Andrew says:

    I would love to say sayonara to stress at the Spa Magnolia. 🙂

  317. Belinda says:

    I love Victoria and could use a romantic getaway…

  318. Mich says:

    Looks amazing!! Pick me!

  319. Ruth M says:

    I would love to visit Victoria and stay in this beautiful hotel. Stayed here over 5 years ago as a treat for my 50th birthday from my sister and fell in love

  320. Vanessa says:

    It’s my 1 year wedding anniversary that weekend. Would love a nice getaway. Thanks for the continuously great articles and giveaways!!

  321. Lindsay says:

    Excellent giveaway!

  322. Lindsay says:

    What a way to spend my birthday! Thanks for the great article!

  323. I would love a reason to go to Victoria again!

  324. Miranda says:

    LOVE the Magnolia – such a great location and lovely details. Have stayed there a few times but haven’t been to Victoria in a few years! Must not let the summer go by without a trip across.

  325. Sarah N says:

    I haven’t been to Victoria in years! Sounds like a great reason to go back!

  326. Lisa C says:

    The Magnolia sounds awesome. Great giveaway!

  327. Jason says:

    I love Victoria! I have stayed there a few times. A great place for a mini vacation.

  328. Andrea says:

    What a great celebration & beautiful hotel. We’d love to reconnect with Victoria in such luxury!

  329. Stv. says:

    Oh, yes please!

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