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We Visited the Best Hotels in Sooke and This Is What We Found

written bySteven Eckert

Last ModifiedMarch 9, 2024

Cliffside view of SookePoint Ocean Cottage with oceanfront accommodations, nestled on a rugged coastline with a clear sky above and the ocean below, with bold text overlay stating 'Sooke Hotels - Oceanfront Accommodations in Sooke'.

Visiting all hotels in Sooke, peeking into the rooms and amenities of local ocean front accommodations.

We will share our experiences, photos, and valuable information to help you choose the best accommodation for your travel style and find the perfect getaway resort to suit what you are looking for.

Stay in Sooke

As you drive from Victoria towards Sooke, you will soon leave the city streets behind and find yourself surrounded by towering trees and rolling hills.

As the winding highway leads you to Sooke Basin, it becomes clear why so many people love to stay in Sooke and enjoy the amenities offered by the local waterfront resorts.

We explore four hotels, each with its unique features. These hotels are located in three different areas – the forested remote area of East Sooke, the town of Sooke, and a small Inn, just a short drive past the city center.

 

Map showing the locations of hotels, resorts and Inn's near Sooke, British Columbia, between Port Renfrew and Victoria. Notable accommodations highlighted are Ocean Wilderness Inn, Prestige Oceanfront Resort, Sooke Harbour Resort, Sooke Harbour House, and SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort, all marked along Highway 14

SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort

Distant view of SookePoint Ocean Resort from Pike Point, displaying the hotel's prime location on a rocky promontory surrounded by the expansive ocean and clear skies.

First Impressions of SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort

The drive to reach the SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort in East Sooke is an experience in it’s self. Once you turn off Highway 14, you’ll follow a winding, narrow road that may leave you wondering where it will take you. When you reach the point, you’ll find a modern resort perched on the cliffs overlooking the Juan de Fuca Strait. The Olympic Mountains provide a stunning backdrop to this picturesque setting.

 

Aerial perspective from SookePoint Ocean Resort looking out towards Whiffin Spit, highlighting the contrasting landscape where the lush forested coastline meets the serene ocean.

Hotel Highlights

Perched on the edge of the shoreline, the resort offers rooms that serve as your own private space with breathtaking views through the patio glass wall.

Every minute spent in this room is a unique experience that cannot be replicated anywhere else. At the same time, The remote location allows you to unwind and experience nature in a comfortable, relaxing environment.

The Rooms

Cozy interior view of a lounge area in SookePoint Ocean Resort with comfortable striped sofa chairs facing large panoramic windows that offer a stunning view of the nearby islands and ocean.This is the ultimate luxurious retreat that lets you get away from it all. Each room has large windows, perfect for spotting wildlife. Every minute will be an experience. The comfortable chairs swivel around for conversations in the living room, or you can flip around and open the patio doors to enjoy the ocean air.

Can you imagine waking up for your first cup of coffee to this view? An evening with beautiful evening sunsets, or just curling up with a good book and drink? The SookePoint Ocean Cottage Resort offers beautiful studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom options to choose from.

Is the SookePoint Resort for you?

Exterior shot of SookePoint Ocean Resort, showcasing its modern architecture with shingled siding, perched on the rugged cliffs overlooking the tranquil blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.Privacy is the name of the game here. With breathtaking views of the ocean and surrounded by the wilderness of East Sooke Regional Park, it’s a dream come true for those looking to escape the noise and find solace in the sound of waves. The fully equipped cottages mean enjoying a home-cooked meal while watching the sunset.

If you’re a couple looking for that perfect romantic getaway or someone who cherishes quiet moments in nature, this is your paradise.

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What’s Close to the Hotel?

SookePoint Ocean Resort's patio with glass balustrades, offering guests an unobstructed view of the shimmering ocean waters and rocky shoreline beneath a clear sky.

Things to Know About Your Stay

Stone stairway nestled between two buildings of SookePoint Ocean Resort leading down towards the sea, bordered by native plants and offering a secluded path to the rooms.All suites have a full kitchen, and it’s highly recommended that you bring groceries and supplies with you before checking in. The nearest grocery store is approximately 30 minutes away in Sooke, BC. However, there is a smaller corner store and food trucks 12 minutes away in East Sooke at the Sasquatch.

Each cottage suites in SookePoint are privately owned and are managed by True Key, offering you a hotel like experience.

Access to rooms requires navigating stairs, limiting accessibility.

Helpful Info

  • Pet-friendly rooms are available
  • Daily housekeeping is not provided
  • Onsite fitness Room
  • Directions

 

Prices and Availability

 


 

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Prestige Oceanfront Resort

Sunset view from the Prestige Oceanfront Resort, with the sun casting a warm hue over the marina and distant hills, seen from the hotel's balcony lined with classic railings

First Impressions

Walking into the Prestige Oceanfront Resort feels like stepping into a grand celebration of elegance. The lobby, with its expansive windows, bathes in natural light, offering a warm welcome with stunning views of the Sooke Harbour. It’s clear from the get-go that this place knows how to blend luxury with the laid-back vibe of the island.

Grand entrance of Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke, showcasing its classical white columns and arches, complemented by tropical plants and a vintage car.The Prestige Resort is the only traditional style hotel in Sooke and is a one-stop-shop for relaxation and convenience. With an on-site spa, a well-equipped fitness center, and a ocean view dining options, you hardly need to leave the premises to enjoy a fulfilling vacation. The rooms offer a comfortable elegance, with balconies overlooking the marina or the ocean, ensuring you start and end your day with a breathtaking view.

It’s hard to find a hotel and experience on Vancouver Island that offers such an elegant feel at an affordable price.

Hotel Highlights

A tropical paradise in Sooke. Surrounded by palm trees and a beautiful courtyard with lounge chairs and gas fire pits looking over Sooke Harbour, this little spot makes it hard to believe you are in British Columbia, Canada. 

Is the Prestige Oceanfront Resort For You?

Elegant guest room at Prestige Oceanfront Resort featuring a king-size bed, teal accent chairs, and a large window with a picturesque view of the serene waterfront.This Sooke hotel caters to a broad audience – families will appreciate the spacious rooms, the indoor pool and close to Sooke trails and shopping, couples will love the romantic dining and spa treatments, and it’s even a hit with business travellers looking for a scenic place to mix work with a bit of leisure.

Besides the sheer convenience and the array of amenities, staying at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort means you’re treating yourself to some of the best views in Sooke. Whether it’s enjoying a meal at their waterfront restaurant or taking a sunset stroll along the marina, the resort ensures your stay is as picturesque as it is comfortable.

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What’s Close to this Sooke Hotel?

Things to Know About Your Stay

The Prestige offers the best hotel/resort experience when visiting Sooke, located on Sooke Harbour and only minutes from downtown. If you are looking for a place to stay on the West Coast that is close to the city center and has great hospitality, the Prestige Resort might be the right accommodation for you.

Helpful Info

  • Pet-friendly rooms are available
  • Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub and fitness centre
  • Although it is the closest hotel to Sooke, it’s not walking-friendly. Plan to use your car to get around
  • Directions

 

Prices and Availability

 


Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina

First Impressions

As we pulled into Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina, I felt a sense of community and adventure in the air. Nestled right by the water, this resort is all about embracing the great outdoors. With its own marina, bike and kayak rentals the vibe here is casual yet bustling with the excitement of guests preparing to head out on their next fishing or kayaking expedition.

Modern blue and grey townhouses and the main office at Sooke Harbour ResortThe resort stands out for its fully equipped townhouses that come with all the comforts of home, making it an ideal choice for longer stays or family vacations. Having your own kitchen and living space means you can truly settle in and make the most of your stay. Plus, booking a fishing charter, whale watching or renting a kayak right from the marina adds a layer of convenience for those looking to explore the waters.

Accommodation Highlights

Cozy bedroom with a king-sized bed, warm lighting, framed pictures above the headboard, a television, and a balcony overlooking a scenic waterfront view.Townhouse living close to Sooke. This harbour village has its own marina, which offers fishing charters and whale-watching tours. The townhouses have everything you need for family trips and long-term stays. If you are looking for room for a family or in Sooke for fishing and have your own boat, this is the place to stay in Sooke.

Is the Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina For You?

Sooke Harbour Resort and Marine is perfect for those looking for a long-term stay or room for the whole family managed as a vacation rental with some of the amenities of a resort the townhouse style rooms are close to the downtown core and offers easy access to many of the great locations around sooke.

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Amenities Included

  • 114 slip marina
  • 2 outdoor hot tubs
  • Washer and dryer in every vacation rental
  • BBQ on the balcony of every vacation rental
  • Access to deep freeze

Helpful Info

  • Pet-friendly rooms may be available
  • Although it is not far from Sooke city core, it’s not walking-friendly, plan to use your car still to get around
  • Directions

Prices and Availability

 


 

Ocean Wilderness Inn

First Impressions

The drive up to Ocean Wilderness Inn sets the tone for what is a truly serene and intimate escape. Tucked away only a few minutes past Sooke as you head towards Port Renfrew. Ocean Wilderness Inn offers six cozy suites amidst towering trees, with the ocean peering through the branches, the inn offers a tranquil retreat from the outside world. It’s the kind of place where you can hear the rustle of leaves and the distant crash of waves the moment you step out of your car.

Accommodation Highlights

Escape from the fast-paced and chaotic world to an oceanfront oasis with quaint rooms surrounded by lush trees, stunning gardens, and a forest trail leading to the beach on the Pacific Ocean.

Is the Ocean Wilderness Inn For You?

A rustic wooden staircase leading down to a serene ocean cove, flanked by verdant trees under a bright sky with distant clouds.The inn’s charm lies in its quiet, cozy atmosphere, paired with direct access to a rugged, private beach. Each room has its unique touch, offering different views and experiences of the surrounding nature. The focus here is on relaxation and reconnecting with the natural world, whether that’s through a morning stroll along the beach or enjoying a book by the fireplace.

Perfect for couples seeking a quiet getaway or individuals looking to unwind and detox from the digital world. It’s also a hit with nature enthusiasts eager to explore the nearby trails and wildlife.

If your idea of a perfect vacation involves peaceful mornings, walks on secluded beaches, and the comforting embrace of nature, Ocean Wilderness Inn offers an unmatched experience. It’s a place to recharge, reflect, and rejuvenate, surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of Sooke’s natural landscape.

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What’s Close to the Inn?

Things to Know About Your Stay

Located just past Sooke, Ocean Wilderness Inn is perfect for a remote getaway. Cell service is spotty, but fast, free internet is available.

 

Prices and Availability

Vintage-style bedroom with a unique headboard made of branches, a quilted bedspread, wood flooring, and a view of the lush outdoors through large windows.

 


 

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Historic Sooke Harbour House

Spacious waterfront patio at Sooke Harbour House with wicker seating areas and a view of the calm sea under a clear blue sky, framed by tall trees.

Sneak Peek: Amidst the excitement of exploring Sooke’s hotel scene, there’s a buzz about the anticipated reopening of the Historic Sooke Harbour House. This establishment isn’t just a hotel; it’s a piece of Sooke’s heritage, known for its artful blend of culinary excellence and unique accommodations.

What to Expect: The Historic Sooke Harbour House has always been more than just a place to stay. It’s where the garden meets the plate, offering an exceptional dining experience with ingredients sourced from its own gardens and local producers. Each room is a canvas, featuring original artworks and offering views that speak directly to the soul of Sooke.

Ideal Customer: Perfect for foodies, art lovers, and anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. If you’re looking for an experience that tantalizes your taste buds, enriches your cultural palate, and offers a deep connection with the local environment, keep your eyes peeled for its grand reopening.

Why Anticipate the Reopening: The return of the Historic Sooke Harbour House is not just exciting for those who have experienced its charm before but for anyone looking to immerse themselves in a truly unique aspect of Sooke’s cultural and culinary landscape. It promises to be a beacon of hospitality, creativity, and community once again.

 

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