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The Valentines Nooner is Back

The Valentines Nooner is Back

Back by popular demand, and without any judgment, B.C.’s funky Hotel Zed's are inviting loving couples for a “Nooner,” extended lunch break. This cheeky offer gives you, our fun-loving guests, a room between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for $50 CND.  Forget running around looking for a Valentine’s Day gift i...

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Mandy Farmer honoured as Hotelier of the Year

Mandy Farmer honoured as Hotelier of the Year

Dec. 12, 2016, Victoria, BC – Mandy Farmer, president & CEO of Accent Inns, has been recognized as Hotelier of the Year by the Pinnacle Awards, an accolade that recognizes her decades of work within Canada’s tourism industry. Highlights from Farmer’s career include a commitment to the family-business, innovation through cus...

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501 st Legion  - CFAX Santas Anonymous Photo Fundraiser

501 st Legion - CFAX Santas Anonymous Photo Fundraiser

Have some “out of this world fun this Christmas Season and help support CFAX Santa’s Anonymous” Like most of you we are looking forward to the opening of Rogue One, a Star Wars Story.   Local members of the 501st Legion  (Stars Wars charity costuming group) Will be in costume at Hotel Zed Victoria December ...

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September Top 10 from CVV Magazine

September Top 10 from CVV Magazine  ...

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Beach Days by Tye Dye

Tye Dye Presents.. First Single Off Of 'Dazed & Confused' Beach Days  Little info on Tye Dye: This is Tye Dye's first single release off their upcoming mixtape 'Dazed & Confused'. The mixtape, coming this summer, is based on the movie and way of life. They have been working on this tape for the past 5 years,...

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Hotel Zed is now open!

Hotel Zed is now open!

Hotel Zed brings roller skates, a ’61 Greenbrier van, and Ping-Pong to Kelowna New 55-room property officially opens for business. Summer rates start at $199 Cdn. The new and completely transformed, 55-room Hotel Zed Kelowna is now open for business. Hotel Zed Kelowna is located next to City Park and Lake Okanagan in the heart of the...

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Hotel Zed Wins Superhero Award

Hotel Zed Wins Superhero Award

Hotel Zed proves it’s okay to wear your underwear on the outside of your pants Super Heroes of Victoria recognize Hotel Zed as “Sponsor of the Year”   May 9, 2016, Victoria, BC – As a free volunteer resource for dozens of local charitable organizations, the Super Heroes of Victoria are always lending a helping ...

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Mother’Z Day

Mother’Z Day

Skip the brunch line and the Sunday Best by sending mom to Hotel Zed this Mother’Z Day April 19, 2016, Victoria, BC – On Sunday, May 8, 2016, skip the factory-like setting of the tired Mother’s Day brunch circuit and take advantage of the Mother’Z Day Pass at Hotel Zed where families have access to the property’s fu...

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Gay Heritage Project

Gay Heritage Project

Ignite your theatre flame with Spark Festival: The Gay Heritage Project shines new light on the collective queer experience. Many Canadians remember those "Heritage Minutes" TV ads from the '80s that claimed to represent "A Part of our Heritage" as Canadians. They brought scenes and personalities from our collective past ...

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What's on tap for Victoria Beer Week

What's on tap for Victoria Beer Week

Ale-heads and lager-lovers rejoice! Kegs are rolling into town for the third annual Victoria Beer Week, showcasing the best brews from the region at events across the Capital City March 4-12. With 17 events on tap over nine days, Victoria Beer Week has something for every kind of beer lover; from the brewpub-beginner to the seasoned home-brewer....

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Belfry announces schedule for 2016 SPARK Festival

Belfry announces schedule for 2016 SPARK Festival

Thursday, February 25, 2016 — Victoria, BC...From March 11 – 26, the Belfry Theatre’s SPARK Festival will feature over 50 performances and events, including a free all-ages dance party (Hootenanny) and an interactive play reading where audience members become the actors in Innocence Lost – a play about Steven Truscott. Full ...

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Victoria BC's retro Hotel Zed adds 360 virtual reality video

Victoria BC's retro Hotel Zed adds 360 virtual reality video

The Hotel Zed in Victoria, BC isn’t changing their stripes and shifting away from their funky, fun, and retro approach to your non-standard guest experience, but they are adding a 360 VR video to the mix, providing a fully immersive experience of the property to anyone with a smart phone or tablet. Through a life-like (or life-altering) vi...

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Go wild with your valentine

Go wild with your valentine

Want to spice up your Valentine’s nooner at Hotel Zed? We checked in with local herbalist Lily Fawn about how to cook up your own local love potion to help put the motion in the ocean. #afternoondelight Love potion #9 for your Valentine Three herbs that will help warm a cold spell, put you in the mood for sex and get the blood pumping a...

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Learn something old in 2016

Learn something old in 2016

Since it's 2016, local film collective MediaNet is offering a chance to forget resolutions and learn something old. That's right, throw resolution out the frame completely with the Handmade and Analogue workshop program for the creation of Super 8 or 16mm film art. The media art non-profit has been collecting analogue film cameras and...

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Hotel Zed serves up a ‘Nooner’ from Hump Day to Valentine’s Day

Hotel Zed serves up a ‘Nooner’ from Hump Day to Valentine’s Day

Jan. 5, 2016, Victoria, BC – Back by popular demand – and without any judgment – Victoria, BC’s funky and colourful Hotel Zed is inviting couples back for a ‘Nooner’ and extended lunch break. This cheeky offer gives fun-loving guests a room between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for $50 Cdn. Guests may choose from a selec...

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

If you didn't manage to grab tickets for the sold out Jesse Roper show at Sugar Nightclub, or you've left it to the last minute to plan a romantic night out on the town, Hotel Zed has you covered for New Year's Eve 2015. Ring in 2016 at one of these Zed-rated events, and arrive in style in the Zed Bus (return pickup included until 1am)....

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Anniversary’s And Date Nights

Anniversary’s And Date Nights

In early October, Cody Thomas and Emily Jannings-Thomas celebrated their one-year wedding anniversary by driving from Portland, Oregon to Victoria, B.C.  It was a familiar trip, since the twenty-somethings had done it exactly one year before on their honeymoon. They had such a great time, the young couple couldn't wait to do it again. On b...

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From Glamour to Gore

From Glamour to Gore

Local makeup artist turns breathers into ankle-biters at Hotel Zed The undead are taking over Victoria's Hotel Zed this Halloween and as any good hotel does, it's offering those walkers some travel tips, so they, too, can travel in style and comfort. The second instalment of the Victoria, BC retro boutique hotel's "Zombie Beg...

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Drama Behind Bars

Drama Behind Bars

William Head on Stage is not your ordinary theatre company. It's the only one in Canada that is inmate-run, and its stage is inside a minimum security prison. Each fall for the last 33 years, the public is invited inside William Head Institution for WHoS's annual production, produced and performed by inmates. And this year's offer...

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