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Local Sights Every BC Resident Needs to See

Local Sights Every BC Resident Needs to See

Hey Rebels! We hereby declare it is time to get the heck out of those sweatpants (or leave them on! So comfy!), put away the cookie dough ice cream (no judgement here, friends) and leave the confines of your bunker.  Dr. Bonnie says it’s ok to nearcation – and we’re on it!  We are open and ready to welcome you for ...

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Rebels Wanted at Hotel Zed Tofino

Rebels Wanted at Hotel Zed Tofino

Hotel Zed Tofino is opening this summer and we need awesome rebels to run the joint! Hotel Zed, named one of the Top Five Most Instagrammable Hotels in World by TripAdvisor, is coming to world-famous Tofino, British Columbia and we are now recruiting for our fam-jam of awesome rebels who will make the Hotel Zed experience truly mind-blowing! Is thi...

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Hotel Zed Tofino Update

Hotel Zed Tofino Update

Call us psychic*, but we can kind of read your mind. You want to know what’s going on with Hotel Zed Tofino in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a fair question and we’ll always be honest with you! So let’s just cut to the chase, shall we? We don’t really know when we’ll be opening. (Ok you caught us: not p...

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COVID cancelled your vacation plans? Have an epic time at home instead!

COVID cancelled your vacation plans? Have an epic time at home instead!

It’s official: that vacation you’ve been looking forward to for so long has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Well, we prefer the term “postponed.” Maybe you were set to head on your dream adventure abroad, or you were planning on making our retro-groovy Zedstream trailer your home base for exploring all of ...

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A letter from President & CEO Mandy Farmer

A letter from President & CEO Mandy Farmer

To My Valued Guests, Like everyone, I’ve been following the COVID-19 situation closely. I want to share an update so you know how we are taking care of our employees, guests and community at this time. As a third-generation, family-run business we care very much for everyone that is part of our Accent Inns family, and right now we are livi...

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5 fun things to do this Spring Break in Victoria and Kelowna

5 fun things to do this Spring Break in Victoria and Kelowna

The sun is out longer and the flowers are blooming so you know what that means– it’s spring break time!  In March, the time changes and so does our checkout time on Sunday nights with our special offer. To celebrate both the flowers and some quality family time, use the promo code DAYLIGHT when you book direct and receive a 6:00 pm...

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Get lucky this Valentine's Day with the Nooner Baby Maker!

Get lucky this Valentine's Day with the Nooner Baby Maker!

...and maybe the next 18 years, too! We’ve done it again! We love to turn up the heat on Valentine’s Day with the Hotel Zed Nooner. This year, you could be getting lucky on Valentine’s Day 2020 and for the next 18 years! It’s the start of a brand new decade, and it’s time to shake things up. Rebel against the sam...

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Black Friday at Hotel Zed

Black Friday at Hotel Zed

Everyone gets a little cray-cray on Black Friday. So this year, we’ve decided to join the masses and we’re stooping to an all-time low ourselves. We’re talking about our rates, of course! Come Black Friday, if you who can get on the horn or keyboard with us before the other rebels to book a future stay with a Hotel Zed, you&rsq...

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Hotel Zed Tofino Sneak Peak!

Hotel Zed Tofino Sneak Peak!

Hotel Zed Tofino is well underway on BC’s most beautiful coastline and we are hoping to open our new Tofino hotel in (fingers and toes crossed) July 2020! This 70s-inspired swankfest will include a sunken living room in the lobby with teardrop fireplaces hanging from the ceiling for you to cuddle up next to. You can also expect a poker room (...

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Hotel Zed Stayacations: 5 reasons why you shouldn't leave Kelowna or Victoria!

Hotel Zed Stayacations: 5 reasons why you shouldn't leave Kelowna or Victoria!

Great news: you don't have to travel long distances to have an awesome getaway. If you've never done a staycation, Hotel Zed has hotels in Victoria or Kelowna to fill the bill. Our ridiculously fun hotels are near all the action and also have enough inside their four walls to keep you hopping. So, what IS so great about a staycation here? ...

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Victoria's Ultimate Bike Adventure!

Victoria's Ultimate Bike Adventure!

Victoria front desk rebel Carmen has created an epic bike route that guests can use to explore some of Victoria's hidden gems! Enjoy, rebels.  What could be more “Victoria” than a day of biking, food and cider? Once you’ve taken our vintage shuttle to see all of the regular downtown attractions, it’s time to take...

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Hotel Zed Tofino is coming!

Hotel Zed Tofino is coming!

It's official! Hotel Zed Tofino will be open to guests Summer2020. We are SO excited to welcome guests and their pets, surfboards & bikes to our newest Hotel Zed. But with Hotel Zed Tofino, we're putting locals first.  And we're not just talking people. The onsite bird sanctuary will be carefully and lovingly preserved. So w...

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Make Hotel Zed your Pride weekend homebase

Make Hotel Zed your Pride weekend homebase

Pride is coming up fast and Hotel Zed is ready to celebrate! Everyone is welcome to be their own unique selves at Hotel Zed. We're proud to be allies to our LGBTQ+ team members and guests and we want everyone to feel safe at our hotels. All genders, orientations and orientations belong here. We celebrate diversity, inclusivity, accessibility an...

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Play your cards right with The Nooner!

Play your cards right with The Nooner!

So here’s the deal, we're giving you the ideal venue to savour your lunch hour like never before. Our game-winning strategy? Book an extended lunch break on Valentine's Day at either of our Hotel Zed properties and you'll find yourself in a royal flush. Back for a return encounter, our affectionately named 'Nooner Package&#...

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Zed's Weed Walk of Kelowna: The HIGH-lights!

Zed's Weed Walk of Kelowna: The HIGH-lights!

Now that the smoke has cleared around legalization, we figured no  time like the present to put together a few suggestions for a laid back weed walk. On this walk (or short drive as it were)  you’ll discover a few local dispensaries, great places to cure a bad case of the munchies and perfect spots to press the chill button. Don&...

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Zed's Weed Walk of Victoria: The HIGH-lights!

Zed's Weed Walk of Victoria: The HIGH-lights!

Now that the smoke has cleared around legalization, we figured no time like the present to put together a few suggestions for a laid-back weed walk. On this walk (or short drive as it were) you’ll discover a few local providers, who are still open even under the new rules.  What rules you ask?  Privately owned weed shops are not gov...

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Kick it Oldschool in Victoria

Kick it Oldschool in Victoria

With our rainbow of rotary-dial phones, vintage record collection and lime green yo-yos, a trip to Hotel Zed can feel like you’ve just stepped back in time. If that’s what you’re into, we’ve got a whole whack of retro-inspired experiences in Victoria, BC!   Where else will you find a comic book in every ro...

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A Kelowna Vacation for the Dogs

A Kelowna Vacation for the Dogs

Sometimes, a family vacation just needs to include the whole family. You can talk about how expensive it is to get a dogsitter, but we all know that you just don’t want to spend an extended period away from your pet! We get it. That’s why Hotel Zed is pet-friendly.     Its super cool when your wall mural get...

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Five Weird Things to do in Victoria this Summer

Five Weird Things to do in Victoria this Summer

Get the Victoria BC photos no one else has by exploring the quirky side of Victoria typically reserved for the locals. When you stay at Hotel Zed we can give you all the inside information so you can roll downtown on one of our awesome long boards, or hitch a ride in our vintage VW shuttle bus to check out these Instagrammable, under-the-radar acti...

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Four Kelowna Patios You Need in Your Life

Four Kelowna Patios You Need in Your Life

It’s the Okanagan, you’re in vacation mode and the sun is shining. We know what you’re going to ask next: why aren’t we on a patio? We got you, fam. Hotel Zed rooftop Sure, it’s BYOB, but it’s private and has a view of the water! Plus, we have a gorgeous fireplace to gather around. Hard to think of a b...

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