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This is where you’ll find our latest news, information about upcoming promotions at the hotel, announcements about fun local events in Victoria, BC and just about anything else that happens to be on our mind. Come check us out!

Canada Day Pancake Breakfast

Start your Canada Day celebrations off right with a delicious pancake breakfast at Huntingdon Hotel & Suites and Pendray Inn and Tea House! From 8AM to 11AM, we invite you to enjoy a delightful morning filled with fluffy pancakes, tasty toppings, and fun activities for the entire family. 

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Top 10 Things To Do October 2022 In Victoria, BC

As the oldest city of the West Coast, Victoria offers an ideal setting for the spookiest month of the year! From historic ghost tours to embracing the natural beauty of autumn, October is the perfect time for a fun getaway to Victoria B.C. And there is a bonus; you won't have to deal with large summer crowds! Here are our TOP 10 recommendations of things to do in Victoria this October 2022.

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Huntingdon Manor Hotel and James Bay Neighborhood Association Team Up to Create Local Community Garden

Since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, our community has been facing unprecedented times, with many of its members finding themselves in difficult situations and with uncertain futures. As a direct response to the pandemic and to support our community, the Huntingdon Manor Hotel, in partnership with the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA), will be providing free gardening space with a start-up kit to support the growth of a community food garden. ​

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Huntingdon Manor’s response to COVID-19; we’re here for you in times of need

Since the appearance of the novel coronavirus, the World entered unprecedented territory, with the pandemic changing our daily lives in a drastic manner. Despite all the uncertainty, there is also a growing surge of hope and community support as people, businesses, and the government work together to flatten the curve and fight the virus.

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Easter Baked Ham Recipe

A popular Easter tradition in North America, the Easter ham can be prepared in many ways, and is a perfect family dinner.  Our General Manager Erin Cassels, is happy to share her mom’s family recipe which is both simple and delicious! 

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Portuguese Easter Cake Recipe

Easter is always a big celebration in Portugal, and Elsa Voss our Executive Housekeeper, is excited to share a typical Easter treat from her homeland: the “Folar da Páscoa” or Portuguese Easter Cake, a delicious specialty from the Estremadura region.

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Favourite Easter Recipes to Enjoy when Self-Isolating!

We are certainly living some interesting times. Although social distancing and self-isolating can be challenging at times, it’s also an opportunity to reconnect with simpler things and spent quality time with family. Easter Weekend is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate it with delicious food and family-fun activities. With this in mind, our staff at Huntingdon Manor and Pendray Inn and Tea House are excited to share with you their favourite Easter recipes! Enjoy, and let us know how it went!  

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2019 Victoria Women's Transition House Christmas Stocking Fundraiser

On behalf of everyone at the Huntingdon Manor Hotel and Pendray Inn and Tea House, we give a big THANK YOU to all donors for our annual Victoria Women's Transition House Christmas Stockings fundraiser.  2019 was a year of records, and over 100 stockings as well as countless toys and gifts were collected from local businesses and individual donors.  These gifts will bring joy and happiness where it’s most needed, and generate hope and comfort for families going through some difficult times.  

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Huntingdon Manor Hotel Wins 2019 Greenest Lodge Ecostar Award!

On November 21st, 2019, the Huntingdon Manor Hotel and Pendray Inn and Tea House was awarded the 2019 Ecostar Award for Greenest Lodging.  The Ecostar Awards recognizes every year businesses, non-profits, academia, and community leaders that accomplish outstanding environmental achievements and stewardship on Vancouver Island.  

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